Otago contracted players will be available for the club playoffs, despite the season being extended by a week next year.
Otago is set for a Ranfurly Shield challenge next year.
The need to get its own gym and show its own identity is part of a move by the Otago union to upgrade its base at Forsyth Barr Stadium.
Otago just fell at the final hurdle in the Mitre 10 Cup championship but that should not hide a successful season. Rugby writer Steve Hepburn rates the main players.
Gutting. Losses do not come much harder to take than going down in the last 15 seconds in a final where you have made much of the play in the match.
Stuck down in the basement for another year.
Otago has lost a heartbreaker at Forsyth Barr Stadium, going down 17-14 in the Mitre 10 Cup Championship final to North Harbour.
See how the action unfolded in Otago's NPC championship final against North Harbour at Forsyth Barr Stadium.
Everyone knows Otago nearly went bust just over four years ago. But what happened on the paddock over the past two years has also been an outstanding recovery. Rugby writer Steve Hepburn takes a...
After a year of training and then a campaign of 11 games in 10 weeks, Otago is about to take the final step.
To go up a notch or be stuck in the cellar for another year — it all comes down to 80 minutes tonight.
Hooker Sam Anderson-Heather has been scratched from tomorrow's Mitre 10 Cup championship final after failing to recover from a calf injury.
ODT rugby correspondent Paul Dwyer chats with Otago's Craig Millar and Michael Collins ahead of the Mitre 10 Cup final between Otago and North Harbour
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.
Former All Black hooker Andrew Hore may come out of retirement and play one last game for Otago on Friday.
Otago is into the big dance. The blue and golds have made it to the final of the Mitre 10 Cup Championship after a hard-fought 27-20 win over Bay of Plenty at Forsyth Barr Stadium last night.
Otago are into their first Championship final since 2012 and will host their first decider since the famous 1998 NPC climax at Carisbrook.
Adam Knight has rather a lot of catching up to do.
Time waits for no man — not first-class rugby players anyway.