Otago - a brief rugby history

Founded: 1881
Colours: Jersey: Dark Blue & Gold Shorts: Socks:
Main ground: Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin
President: Des G Smith
Chairman: Keith T Cooper
CEO: Richard P Kinley

Website:                  www.orfu.co.nz

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Otago Rugby Results 1976 - 2016 (PDF)   Updated 6/5/17

Otago NPC Championship Statistics 1976 - 2016 (PDF)   Updated 6/5/17

Otago Non Championship Statistics 1976 - 2016 (PDF)   Updated 6/5/17

Otago B Non Championship Statistics 1976 - 2016 (PDF)  New

Since 1976 (the start of the NPC) Otago has won the competition twice, the last time in 1998.

The most appearances is by Richard Knight from 1981 - 1992.
The most points scored is by Greg Cooper from 1984 - 1996.
The most tries scored is by Paul Cooke from 1990 - 1996.

In 2016 Otago finished 1st in the Mitre 10 Cup Championship round robin series losing the final.

The 2017 coach is Corey Brown.

Clubs that form the Union are:
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on the names to access each club's website

Club Name Founded     Colours
     
Metro Clubs    
Referees    
Alhambra-Union 1872 Jersey: Maroon with Gold Trim Shorts: Maroon Socks: Maroon with two White hoops
Brighton 1931 Jersey: Green & White Shorts: Socks: 
Dunedin 1871 Jersey: Navy Blue with Gold trim Shorts: Navy Blue Socks: Navy Blue with 2 Gold bands
Eastern 1965 Jersey: Green & Gold Shorts: Socks: 
Green Island 1884 Jersey: Green, Gold & Black Shorts: Socks: 
Harbour 1992 Jersey: Blue with Red & White trim Shorts: Blue & Red with White trim Socks: Blue with Red & White bands
Kaikorai 1884 Jersey: Blue, Black & White hoops Shorts: Blue Socks: Blue, Black & White hoops
Pirates 1882 Jersey: Black with White skull & Crossbones Shorts: Black Socks: Black with two White bands
Southern 1899 Jersey: Black & White hoops Shorts: Black Socks: Black & White hoops
Taieri 1883 Jersey: Black & Gold Shorts: Socks:
University 1884 Jersey: Cambridge Blue & Old Gold Shorts: Socks: 
West Taieri 1900 Jersey: Maroon & Blue Shorts: Socks: 
Zingari-Richmond 1878 Jersey: Black, Red & Yellow hoops Shorts: Black Socks: Black, Red & Yellow Hoops
     
Country Clubs    
Alexandra 1890 Jersey: Green & Black Shorts: Black Socks: 
Arrowtown 1989 Jersey: Scarlet Shorts: Royal Blue Socks: 
Clinton 1886 Jersey: Black Shorts: Socks: 
Clutha 1876 Jersey: Red with White stripes Shorts: Socks: 
Clutha Vly 1921 Jersey: Maroon & Blue Shorts: Socks: 
Clyde-Earnsleugh 1889 Jersey: Red, Yellow & Black hoops Shorts: Socks: 
Crescent 1877 Jersey: Black & White hoops Shorts: Socks: 
Cromwell 1888 Jersey: Blue/White & Red Shorts: Blue/White & Red Socks:
Heriot 1885 Jersey: Royal Blue & White hoops Shorts: Socks: 
Lawrence 1884 Jersey: Dark Blue Shorts: Socks: 
Maniototo 1998 Jersey: Red & Blue Harlequin Shorts: Black Socks: Red & Blue
Matakanui Comb 1991 Jersey: Green & Gold hoops: Shorts: Green Socks: 
Owaka 1893 Jersey: Royal Blue with Scarlet chest band Shorts: Socks: 
Roxburgh 1888 Jersey: Light Blue Shorts: Socks: 
Strath Taieri 1902 Jersey: Blue & Gold hoops Shorts: Blue Socks: Blue & Gold hoops
Tapanui 1884 Jersey: Gold & Black hoops Shorts: Socks: 
Telford 1965 Jersey: Green with Gold collar & Cuffs Shorts: Socks: 
Toko 1900 Jersey: Blue & Gold hoops Shorts: Blue Socks: Blue & Gold hoops
Upper Clutha 1922 Jersey: Gold & Black Shorts: Socks: 
Wakatipu 1953 Jersey: Light Blue with Royal Blue stripes Shorts: Royal Blue Socks: