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.
The University of Otago Oval has been declared fit for the premier club semifinal between University and Kaikorai despite some significant muddy patches on the pitch block.
This week, the ODT's Paul Dwyer talks to Division 1 Premier coaches Phil Young from Taieri and Ryan Nicholas from Harbour ahead of this weekend's semifinals.
Neutral club fans will have to choose between a trip to Mosgiel or a wander down to the University of Otago Oval this Saturday.
Kaikorai easily made it into the top four of premier rugby club competition after it defeated Harbour 48-21 at Watson Park this afternoon.
A compromise could not be reached at the start of the season and thus 28 contracted players are not playing this weekend or in the finals.
Chris Bell will play his 243rd premier game for Zingari-Richmond tomorrow, setting a record for most premier games for one club in Dunedin.
ODT rugby writers give their wrap of the weekend club rugby results and look forward to the impending playoffs.
University finished their season with a narrow win over Southern and with it regained the Cavanagh Memorial.
Southern will look to bounce back from a disappointing performance last week when it plays for the Cavanagh Memorial at the University of Otago Oval tomorrow.
The battle for the top four took a twist with Dunedin stunning Southern to win 47-14 at Bathgate Park this afternoon.