Hooker Sam Anderson-Heather has been scratched from tomorrow's Mitre 10 Cup championship final after failing to recover from a calf injury.
Ireland coach Joe Schmidt has named six uncapped players, including 21-year-old Leinster centre Garry Ringrose, in a 34-man squad for next month's test against New Zealand in Chicago, the Irish...
Join us from 7.20pm on Friday night for live updates as Otago play North Harbour in the NPC Championship division final at Forsyth Barr Stadium.
As Otago heads into the Mitre 10 Cup championship final tomorrow, rugby writer Steve Hepburn walks down memory lane to previous finals the side has played.
Otago has predictably gone with the same team for the Mitre 10 Cup championship final against North Harbour tomorrow night.
When Josh Casey runs out for North Otago this weekend, it will cap off 18 consecutive months of rugby.
The world's greatest rugby team is due to release a new version of one of its most iconic symbols - the coveted All Blacks jersey.
Linking the All Blacks with the deliberate planting of a listening device in their Sydney hotel was a daft theory and might have been wishful thinking in some quarters.
Otago rugby coach Cory Brown has launched a broadside at All Black management, and has asked why he cannot pick a first-choice player who has sat on the bench for most of the past two months.
Two of the high profile-candidates for the Highlanders head coaching position in 2018 have been taken out of consideration.
Tom Franklin's first game in Otago colours started pretty well - and the following 49 have gone better than average.
The Otago Rugby Football Union is hoping for a big crowd for this Friday night's final and is keeping tickets the same price as regular-season games.
Former All Black hooker Andrew Hore may come out of retirement and play one last game for Otago on Friday.
Former All Black Andrew Mehrtens and Wallabies rival George Gregan have differing takes on the Henry Speight no-try from the weekend.
Otago belongs in the top tier of New Zealand domestic rugby and has a great chance of winning promotion at Forsyth Barr Stadium this Friday night.
Wallabies flanker Dean Mumm has been handed a one-match ban for striking during the 37-10 loss to the All Blacks in Auckland and will miss his team's next test against Wales on November 5.
North Otago registered its first win in Ashburton against Mid Canterbury since 2006 when the fourth-ranked team beat the top qualifier, 36-24, in a Lochore Cup semifinal at the Ashburton...
Otago should take some confidence into the Mitre 10 Cup Championship final on Friday night, playing a side it has not lost to for more than five years.
The All Blacks are eyeing the world record of 24 wins in a row, giving another edge to the Lions series next year.