Otago's last ever match at Carisbrook ended in defeat after the hosts lost 19-12 to Southland in the ITM Cup on Saturday.
Otago's last ever match at Carisbrook ended in defeat after the hosts went down 19-12 to Southland in their ITM Cup crossover match on Saturday.
Southland scored three unanswered tries with Robbie Robinson, John Hardie and Scott Cowan dotting down, while Otago's points came from three Glenn Dickson penalties and a last minute Hayden Parker drop goal.
Pens: Dickson 3
Drop goal: Parker
Tries: Robinson, Hardie, Cowan
Cons: Wilson 2
Otago: 15 Ben R Smith, 14 Joe Hill, 13 Ben Atiga, 12 Glenn Dickson, 11. Buxton Popoali'i, 10. Tony Brown, 9. Sean Romans, 8 Andrew Stead , 7 Adam Hill/TJ Ioane, 6 Gareth Evans, 5 Tom Donnelly (c), 4 Daniel Ramsay, 3. Kees Meeuws, 2 Jason MacDonald, 1 James McGougan
Replacements: 16. Liam Coltman, 17 Pieter van der Merwe, 18 Rob Verbakel, 19 Ioane/Paul Grant, 20 Johnny Legg, 21 Hayden Parker, 22 Jayden Spence, 23 Scott Manson.
Southland: 15 Robbie Robinson, 14 Kade Poki, 13 Kendrick Lynn, 12 Matt Saunders, 11 Glen Horton, 10 James Wilson, 9 Scott Cowan, 8 Elliot Dixon, 7 Tim Boys/Tom Chamberlain, 6 John Hardie, 5 Alex Ryan, 4 Josh Bekhuis, 3 Chris King, 2 Jason Rutledge, 1 Jamie Mackintosh (c).
Replacements: 16 David Hall, 17 Nick Barrett, 18 Ben Nally/Michael Fatialofa, 19 Chamberlain/Boys, 20 Sonny Rangitohereri, 21 Scott Eade, 22 Tim Cornforth, 23 Michael Peterson.
Referee: James McPhail