The future of jumps racing in the South Island will be assessed in the coming months.
Majestic Man was crowned Otago Horse Of The Year on Saturday night following his breakout season in the open trotting ranks.
Otago won its final game at the national under-19 tournament on Saturday but it was a case of what might have been.
North Otago went to the top of the Heartland Championship after a last-minute penalty from Robbie Smith gave the side a 22-21 win over Thames Valley in Oamaru on Saturday.
The sun did come up in Southland yesterday, but there was still a fog of disappointment hanging over the province's rugby team.
Britain's Tyson Fury overcame an early cut over his right eye to win a majority decision against his gutsy Swedish opponent Otto Wallin in Las Vegas on Saturday.
Otago put on a poor defensive display to be soundly beaten 54-24 by Wellington in a Mitre 10 Cup match in the capital.
The All Blacks have shot down speculation surrounding Sonny Bill Williams' availability for the Rugby World Cup, after one commentator suggested that Ngani Laumape is set to replace him in Japan.
Liverpool have maintained their perfect start to the Premier League season after coming from behind to beat Newcastle United, before Manchester City slipped to a shock first defeat against Norwich City.
Southland blew their halftime lead to sink to a 31-26 defeat to Manawatu - extending their three-year losing streak.
Former Wales captain Gareth Thomas has revealed he is HIV positive and appealed for support to "break the stigma" around the condition.
After a whirlwind and rugged effort last weekend, Otago has proceeded with caution for tomorrow afternoon's match against Wellington.
Rugby writer Steve Hepburn's signed up for Spark Sport’s tournament pass and is walking the tightrope until next Friday when the coverage of the World Cup begins.
Jofra Archer took six wickets as England's bowlers gave their side a handy lead on the second day of the final Ashes test.
It does not take a rocket scientist to know more Super Rugby players in a provincial side will lead to success.