Otago hold off brave Northland

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 31, 2016 Otago have secured maximum points for the third straight game but not without a fight against a never-say-die Northland side in Dunedin. After comfortably dispatching Southland and Wellington in the opening two rounds, you would have been forgiven for picking the same result against a Northland side that

Mitre 10 Cup 2016 Previews | Week 03

Follow @RedefinedRugby COMING UP THIS WEEK Week three action in the Mitre 10 Cup OTAGO v NORTHLAND Wednesday 31 August, 7.35pm at Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin Played: 46, 1936-2015 Northland wins: 10 | Otago wins: 34 | Draws: 2 Last match: Otago 54 v 36 Northland , 07.10.15 in Whangarei (ITMC) Last Northland win: Northland 40 v 23 Otago ,

Canterbury finish strong against the Makos

Follow @RedefinedRugby Canterbury laid on a final quarter blitz to squash Tasman 45-14 and secure top place in the Mitre 10 Cup Premiership after two rounds. With the game in the balance at 19-14 with 20 minutes to play, Canterbury showed their class to run in three tries in the final quarter

Taranaki come from behind to pluck Magpies

Follow @RedefinedRugby Barnstorming No.8 Iopu Iopu-Aso and 25 points from Marty McKenzie helped Taranaki overcome a 0-14 deficit to secure a comfortable 53-26 win against Hawke's Bay on Saturday. Hawke's Bay brought the game to life with two quick tries in the opening quarter, but for the next 60 minutes it was