The Dunedin men's and women's club sevens tournaments will kick off this weekend as club players come out of mothballs for the coming sevens season.
The Otago Country Premier squad has been selected and is in training for its upcoming representative season.
Harbour coach Ryan Nicholas is happy to share the premier title. University captain Jack McHugh was not complaining about the rules either. But on balance, University ought to be crowned champion, surely?
Harbour and University will share the premier banner after an epic final which saw the teams locked 30-30 after 100 minutes of rugby at Forsyth Barr Stadium this afternoon.
Two prizes are on the line for West Taieri this weekend — although it is unsure it will claim both of them.
So it's finals weekend at the Greenhouse between Varsity and Harbour and it promises to be a cracking affair based on semifinal results.
It’s that time of year again and time to dissect the clubs’ performance with a scalpel and meat cleaver.
Harbour is determined to amalgamate within the next few months but whether a desired merger will go ahead is unclear.
University and Harbour meet in the final at Forsyth Barr Stadium this weekend after clinching wins in their respective semifinals in contrasting fashion on Saturday.
Harbour will return to the final after holding off a late fight back from Taieri in the premier club semifinal at Peter Johnstone Park today.
For five of the premier teams, the season is over. Club rugby writer Adrian Seconi reviews their campaigns.