For the second match in succession Super Rugby Aotearoa needed golden point extra time to find a victor.
Highlanders coach Tony Brown has closed the book on his side's hopes of making the Super Rugby Aotearoa final this season.
The Highlanders have gone down to a golden point penalty from Damian McKenzie in a scrappy thriller at Forsyth Barr Stadium.
The Highlanders have received a big boost just before what is shaping up as a must-win for both sides at Forsyth Barr Stadium tonight.
Prior to Covid 19, Dunedin man Steve Larkins had a successful career performing around the world, singing the songs of the late rock icon Freddie Mercury.
The Highlanders under-20 squad set to play in next week’s national tournament comes from far and wide.
Two of the six players who missed last week because of dropping below team standards have been called back into the match-day squad and they should be physically fitter for their week off.
Seven premier grade teams will be in contention for the Galbraith Shield when the Southland club season kicks off tomorrow.
Round three of the Southern Region competition has some tantalising match-ups which could have major ramifications on the make-up of the table.
The possibility of a Ranfurly Shield challenge against Hawke’s Bay in June will provide all the motivation for senior club players in North Otago this season.
We’ve been giving the round-ball code far too much prominence in the past couple of weeks so it’s time for the winter sport heavyweight to get back into action — club rugby. Well that’s not quite correct — they are playing in the South Otago comp. In fact, this is the third game this weekend.
This week, Paul Dwyer chats about the start of the club rugby season with referee development officer Tumua Ioane and Hayden Finch from Speight's.
Sio Tomkinson is the only player of the six dropped from last week which has worked his way back into this week's starting side.
Highlanders halfback Folau Fakatava is out of rugby for the rest of the year after sustaining a knee injury on Friday night against the Crusaders.