Otago and Southern prop Hisa Sasagi should be in prime shape when rugby returns to a field near you soon ... ish?
The Otago Rugby Football Union’s annual meeting has been postponed though the union will continue to operate.
When Adam Thomson was struck down by a spinal infection in late 2017, he had no guarantee that his life would ever go back to how it was.
Otago rugby has reported an increase in players from last year and it is driven by more adult males playing the game.
Otago will play some top sides in its crossover matches in next year's provincial competition and a Ranfurly Shield challenge is among them.
A couple of players who did not play in their preferred positions picked up the major prizes at the Otago Rugby awards last night.
The world awaits - well, the United States in particular - for Ben Herring and his family and he admits he may not return to rugby coaching.
Otago has secured a home venue for the Championship final with a flawless effort in the semifinal against Tasman in Dunedin on Saturday.
Otago coach Ben Herring says there was not total despondence after his side's dramatic loss to Hawke's Bay in Napier on Saturday.