Otago (Mitre 10 Cup)
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Otago Mitre 10 Cup

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UnionOtago Rugby Football Union
Founded1976; 45 years ago (1976)
LocationDunedin, New Zealand
Forsyth Barr Stadium (Capacity: 30,748)
CEORichard Kinley[1]
Tom Donnelly
Michael Collins
Mitre 10 Cup
20202nd, Championship Division
Playoffs: Losing semi-finalists
Official website

Otago are a New Zealand professional rugby union team based in Dunedin, New Zealand. Established in 1976, they play in the Mitre 10 Cup, the provincial tournament in New Zealand. They play their home games at Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin in the Otago region. The team is affiliated with the Highlanders Super Rugby franchise. Their home playing colours are navy blue.

Current squad

The Otago squad for the 2020 Mitre 10 Cup is:[2][3]

During the press conference to announce the 2020 squad, it was confirmed that Sam Gilbert, James Lentjes and Saula Ma'u were unavailable due to injury.

Otago squad




Loose forwards

Halfbacks (Scrum-halves)

First Five-Eighths (Fly-halves)

Midfielders (Centres)

Outside Backs

(c) Denotes team captain, Bold denotes player is internationally capped, REP denotes a replacement squad player.
  1. ^ Fa'agase was not included in the original Otago squad, but was named in the side for Round 10.[4]
  2. ^ Hickey was not included in the original Otago squad, but was named in the side for Round 5.[5]
  3. ^ Umaga-Jensen was not included in the original Otago squad due to injury, but was named in the side for the Semi-finals following his return from injury.[6]


Otago have been overall Champions twice, winning the titles in 1991 and 1998. Their full list of honours include:[7][8]

National Provincial Championship First Division
  • Winners: 1991, 1998

Current Super Rugby players

Players named in the 2020 Otago squad, who also earned contracts or were named in a squad for any side participating in the 2020 Super Rugby season.[9][10][11][12][13]


  1. ^ "Staff". Otago Rugby. Retrieved 2020.
  2. ^ "Otago name Nasi Manu, Josh Hohneck and Jamie Mackintosh in squad". Stuff.co.nz. 27 August 2020. Retrieved 2020.
  3. ^ "Mitre 10 Cup Preview: Otago 2020". Mitre 10 Cup. 27 August 2020. Retrieved 2020.
  4. ^ "Otago v Tasman Mako, Mitre 10 Cup at Forsyth Barr Stadium, 14th November 2020". Ultimate Rugby. Retrieved 2020.
  5. ^ "Wellington v Otago, Mitre 10 Cup at Sky Stadium, 10th October". Ultimate Rugby. Retrieved 2020.
  6. ^ "Mitre 10 Cup: Tryless Otago wing Jona Nareki puts team first as Northland await". Stuff.co.nz. 19 November 2020. Retrieved 2020.
  7. ^ "National Provincial Championship winners, 1976-2014". Te Ara. Retrieved 2020.
  8. ^ "Mitre 10 Cup". Rugby Heartland. Retrieved 2020.
  9. ^ "Crusaders announce new-look 2020 Investec Super Rugby squad" (Press release). Crusaders. 12 November 2019. Retrieved 2010.
  10. ^ "Highlanders Reveal Refreshed Squad for 2020" (Press release). Highlanders. 12 November 2019. Retrieved 2019.
  11. ^ "All Black winger Milner-Skudder to join Highlanders Squad" (Press release). Highlanders. 13 May 2020. Retrieved 2020.
  12. ^ "Your Landers squad that will travel to South Africa and Argentina ?". @highlandersteam on Instagram. 2 March 2020. Retrieved 2020.
  13. ^ "2020 Gallagher Chiefs Squad Announced" (Press release). Chiefs. 12 November 2019. Retrieved 2019.

External links

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