Faf du Plessis has quit as South Africa captain across all three formats of cricket, but will remain available for selection, Cricket South Africa (CSA) has announced.
The Otago under-18 girls side has become just the second Otago junior team to win a national title although it had to go to extra time to do it.
A record was set at the Shotover Moonlight Mountain Marathon over the weekend as competitors faced some steep climbs and baking temperatures.
Highlanders coach Aaron Mauger said it was a huge win recorded by his side over the Brumbies, and the result was a reflection of how tight the playing group was.
In the only division one match to be played at the weekend, Balmacewen proved too strong for Andersons Bay Guthrie, winning the tie 8-1.
Southland, with a first innings win over North Otago on the weekend, will play Mid Canterbury next week for the right to represent the southern zone in the Hawke Cup challenge.
Otago Country came from well back to beat South Canterbury outright in a Hawke Cup contest in Timaru over the weekend.
A stunning eagle on the homeward nine helped Southland representative Matt Tautari distance himself from the pack during the closing stages of the 36-hole Taieri Classic.
There was one dominant feature at the Otago athletics championships at the Caledonian Ground over the weekend.
Waikouaiti mare Sheeza Sport helped raise money for ovarian cancer research and earned herself a reprieve from retirement when winning at Oamaru on Saturday.