Otago Spirit v Wellington Pride (Farah Palmer Cup – 30.10.17)

Farah Palmer Cup – Otago Spirit v Wellington Pride

The Farah Palmer Cup match between the Otago Spirit and the Wellington Pride played at Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin, on Saturday, September 30th, 2017.

The Wellington Pride warm up before the Farah Palmer Cup match between the Otago Spirit and the Wellington Pride played at Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin, on Saturday, September 30th, 2017.
The Wellington Pride warm up before the Farah Palmer Cup match between the Otago Spirit and the Wellington Pride played at Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin, on Saturday, September 30th, 2017.

 

Zoe Whatarau of the Otago Spirit during the Farah Palmer Cup match between the Otago Spirit and the Wellington Pride played at Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin, on Saturday, September 30th, 2017.
Zoe Whatarau of the Otago Spirit during the Farah Palmer Cup match between the Otago Spirit and the Wellington Pride played at Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin, on Saturday, September 30th, 2017.

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Otago v Tasman (Mitre 10 Cup – 16.09.17)

Mitre 10 Cup – Otago v Tasman

The Mitre 10 Cup match between Otago and Tasman played at Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin, on Saturday, September 16th, 2017

Otago Coach Cory Brown before the Mitre 10 Cup match between Otago and Tasman played at Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin, on Saturday, September 16th, 2017.
Otago Coach Cory Brown before the Mitre 10 Cup match between Otago and Tasman played at Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin, on Saturday, September 16th, 2017.

 

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General view of Forsyth Barr Stadium before the Mitre 10 Cup match between Otago and Tasman played at Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin, on Saturday, September 16th, 2017.

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Sassenachs and Cantabrians Colts

Highlights – Otago Sassenachs Colts v Cantabrians

People, images and action from the representative match between Otago Sassenachs Colts v Cantabrians Colts played at Kettle Park in Dunedin, on Saturday, August 26th 2017. Photo: John Caswell/Caswell Image

Otago Sassenachs coach Roger Cotton before the Representative match between Otago Sassenachs Colts v Cantabrians played at Kettle Park in Dunedin, on Saturday, August 26th 2017.
Otago Sassenachs coach Roger Cotton before the Representative match between Otago Sassenachs Colts v Cantabrians played at Kettle Park in Dunedin, on Saturday, August 26th 2017.  Buy Image

 

Seamus Bardoul of the Cantabrians looks for space to run during the representative match between Otago Sassenachs Colts v Cantabrians played at Kettle Park in Dunedin, on Saturday, August 26th 2017. Photo: John Caswell
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OBHS Secures Victory Over Kings.

Highlights – Highlanders regional semi final; Otago Boys High School 1st XV v Kings High School 1st XV

Otago Boys High School 1st XV have beaten Kings High School 1st XV to win the Highlanders regional First XV  semi final played at Littlebourne in Dunedin this afternoon. Otago Boys High School will now face defending champions Southland Boys High School 1st XV next Saturday in the Highlanders Highlanders regional First XV final in Invercargill

Otago Boys High School built a health 29 – 5 halftime led thanks to a powerful forward pack and extended it in the second half to secure a 44 – 12 win in fine but muddy conditions at Littlebourne (Otago Boys High School). 

Members of the Kings High School 1st XV watch the final conversion during the Highlanders regional semi final between Otago Boys High School 1st XV and Kings High School 1st XV played at Littlebourne in Dunedin, on Saturday, August 19th 2017.
Members of the Kings High School 1st XV watch the final conversion during the Highlanders regional semi final between Otago Boys High School 1st XV and Kings High School 1st XV played at Littlebourne in Dunedin, on Saturday, August 19th 2017.

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Williams Wins At The 2017 Boardmasters

Surfing – England

Whangamata surfer Ella Williams has won the Roxy Pro QS1000 at the 2017 Boardmasters in England. The current New Zealand Women’s Champion won the title over the Australian pair of Mikaela Greene and Claire Bevilacqua while Argentinan Josefina Ane was fourth. Ella Williams is competing in the World Surf League qualifying tour where she has placed consistently in the Top 30.

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Otago Season Launch

Otago Mitre 10 Cup Season Launch.

 

1108176546-2The season launch of the 2017 Otago Mitre 10 Cup squad.

Dunedin hooker Sam Anderson-Heather has been named Captain of the 2017 Otago Mitre 10 Cup squad and will lead the team in this years’s competition.

The squad, which was named on Friday, features arrange of experience and youth and includes newcomers in the backs Jona Nareki, Vilimoni Koroi, Josh Ioane and Leroy van Dam while in the forwards  Tom Rowe and Josh Furno join the squad.

Experienced hooker Liam Coltman has been named in the squad but will miss the whole season with an ankle injury while Michael Collins will miss the first half of the competition with a stress fracture in his lower leg.

Otago squad for Mitre 10 Cup for 2017
Sam Anderson-Heather (c), Donald Brighouse, Michael Collins,
Liam Coltman, Josh Dickson, Matt Faddes,
Josh Furno, Dillon Hunt, Josh Ioane,
Adam Knight, Vilimoni Koroi, James Lentjes,
Craig Millar, Jona Nareki, Sekonaia Pole,
Josh Renton, Tom Rowe, Jono Ruru,
Hisa Sasagi, Mitchell Scott, Patrick Sio,
Aki Seiuli, Ben Smith, Fletcher Smith,
Gavin Stark, Sione Teu, Sio Tomkinson,
Blair Tweed, Leroy van Dam, Tei Walden.

 

1108176589Members of the  Otago Mitre 10 Cup squad enjoy a speech from a young fan.

 

11081764601Otago Captain Sam Anderson-Heather speaks at the season launch.

 

11081764691The Otago squad for the 2017 Mitre 10 Cup.

Kings 1st XV Triumphant

Highlights – Kings High School 1st XV v John McGlashan College 1st XV

People, images and action from the Otago Premier Secondary Schools – Final between Kings High Scchool 1st XV and John McGlashan College 1st XV played at Hancock Park in Dunedin, on Saturday, August 12th 2017. Photo: John Caswell/Caswell Images

Action from the Otago Premier Secondary Schools - Final between Kings High Scchool 1st XV and John McGlashan College 1st XV played at Hancock Park in Dunedin, on Saturday, August 12th 2017.
Action from the Otago Premier Secondary Schools – Final between Kings High Scchool 1st XV and John McGlashan College 1st XV played at Hancock Park in Dunedin, on Saturday, August 12th 2017.

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Otago B Victorious Over Southland B

Highlights – Otago B v Southland B

People, action, sights and scenes from the representative match between Otago B and Southland B played at Kettle Park in Dunedin, on Saturday, August 5th 2017. Photo: John Caswell

Action from the representative match between Otago B and Southland B played at Kettle Park in Dunedin, on Saturday, August 5th 2017.
Action from the representative match between Otago B and Southland B played at Kettle Park in Dunedin, on Saturday, August 5th 2017.

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Highlights – The Dunedin Womens Final

People, action, sights and scenes from the Otago Rugby Union Womens Final between University and Pirates played at Kettle Park in Dunedin, on Saturday, August 5th 2017. Photo: John Caswell

Action from the Otago Rugby Union Womens Final between University and Pirates played at Kettle Park in Dunedin, on Saturday, August 5th 2017.
Action from the Otago Rugby Union Womens Final between University and Pirates played at Kettle Park in Dunedin, on Saturday, August 5th 2017.

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