Arrowtown rugby

By PHILIP CHANDLER Playing for your captain takes on a new dimension for the Arrowtown rugby side’s crunch home game against Upper Clutha today. That’s because Malcolm Sutherland, who’s in sole charge this year after being co-captain last season, brings up his...

Delectable derby

By PHILIP CHANDLER In a possible psychological ploy, Wakatipu Premiers' co-coach claims they're underdogs for Saturday's Battle of the Basin season-opening rugby derby Arrowtown. Grant Murphy backs his claim by pointing out hosts Arrowtown are defending Central Otago title-holders and Arrowtown played...
On the eve of its 30th jubilee, the Arrowtown Rugby Club has plenty to celebrate – not least the fact it's at long last got its own clubrooms. Philip Chandler delves into its humble beginnings by talking to some...

No place like home

It was a red-letter day for the Arrowtown Premiers rugby side last Saturday. After commuting to Frankton's Events Centre for home games for the past three seasons, the White Horse Cup holders returned to a rejigged Jack Reid Park. The players,...

Semis challenge

The Wakatipu and Arrowtown Premiers rugby sides need to go where they haven't gone this season to win their Central Otago semi-final games this Saturday. Second-placed Wakatipu have a home semi against third-placed Cromwell at the Queenstown Recreation Ground after...
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