Prastiyou to ride at Pukekohe

Apprentice Doni Prastiyou.

 Apprentice Doni Prastiyou is in the north to gain more riding experience.

Key players to bolster champions video

Highlanders wing Waisake Naholo is primed for a Super Rugby comeback after scoring a hat-trick in his return to club ...

Waisake Naholo and Marty Banks expected to reinforce Highlanders' stocks for trip to Chiefs.

Midlands in rebuilding phase

Juan Kyle.

The top four sides in Southland's division one competition have asserted their superiority during this cluttered part of the season.

McCulloch back riding trackwork

Jockey Kelly McCulloch (nee Myers) has resumed trackwork riding and is likely to be back in the race day saddle in June.

Kelly McCulloch (nee Myers) will probably return to race riding in June.

Wilkins feels Australia needs NZ

General view during play. 2016 ANZ Championship, Northern Mystics v Adelaide Thunderbirds, The Trusts Arena, Auckland, ...

Former Silver Fern Donna Wilkins says Netball Australia need to remember what New Zealand has done for them.

Wilkins: Invercargill crowd back

Donna Wilkins.

Southern netball legend Donna Wilkins praises the Southern Steel's start to trans-Tasman netball competition.

Australian takes aim at Jewels

Auckland horseman Barry Purdon is looking after Australian pacer My Kiwi Mate.

My Kiwi Mate has run two splendid races in the lead up to the Harness Jewels on June 4.

Sharks turn after funders stump up

Southland Sharks player Nick Kay takes a shot in a National Basketball League game at Stadium Southland.

All eyes on the Southland Sharks as community funders ensure the finals series come to Invercargill.

Myers sends team to Riverton

Riverton Racing Club committee members Don Wilson, left, and Graham Watkinson set up a hurdle ahead of Wednesday's race ...

Krase, who won the Australian Steeplechase in Melbourne, will be in action at Riverton on Wednesday.

Several sporting events set for term two


It is officially the start of term two and many of the winter weekly competitions are to set to start.

Dunedin club players join Barbarians

Josh Clark playing for North Otago in 2014.

Eastern-Northern Barbarians pick up two fringe Otago players.

Otago Cricket set for shake-up

Otago Cricket Association chief executive Mike Coggan.

Five new roles planned at the expense of four current positions.

East selected for Warriors camp

Central Otago Mustangs Rugby League team player Jack East takes a run while playing the West Coast 14s in Greymouth on ...

Wanaka league player Jack East is making his mark in the sport and was selected to take part in a Warriors Trial Camp.

Naholo could be back in Highlanders' frame

Highlanders No 8 Liam Squire (R) about to tackle Brumbies midfielder Matt Toomua. Squire injured a shoulder and left the ...

The Highlanders were counting the casualty cost after their gusty win over the Brumbies in Invercargill.

Highlanders cop yellow card call video

Jack Wilson received a yellow card for the Highlanders against the Brumibes and also dislocated a finger.

The Highlanders' latest yellow card was needless, coach Jamie Joseph says.

Naholo set to return from injury

Waisake Naholo is poised to return for the Highlanders.

Waisake Naholo is poised for his first Super Rugby action in over two months.

Stalemate in Donald Gray Cup clash

Gore Wanderers player Morgan Greene in control of the ball with Nick Khan in support as Waihopai Carl Henderson ...

The eagerly anticipated battle between Southland club football heavyweights Queenstown Rovers and Old Boys ended in a 0-0 stalemate.

Kiwi teams on fire video

Matt Proctor celebrates a try with Cory Jane and the reserves during the Hurricanes 50-17 thrashing of the Lions in ...

Power, panache, pragmatism and perseverance on display in perfect round for Kiwi teams.

Pioneer post impressive win

Collegiate were defeated by Pioneer in division two club rugby on Saturday.

Pioneer posted an impressive win against Collegiate in Southland division two club rugby.

Edendale still top of division one

Edendale player Jeremy McLeod in black helped Edendale remain at the top of Southland division one club rugby.

The division one teams are now one third of the way through their round-robin competition after the round six games were played on the weekend.

A big milestone without knowing it video

Southern Steel player Jhaniele Fowler-Reid shoots a goal with Fever's April Brandley, left, and Courtney Bruce defending.

Southern Steel goal shoot becomes the 11th player to notch 2000 goals in the trans-Tasman league.

Barbarians beat Star to top first round

Pirates Old Boys prop JP Koen on the charge with Blues defenders Daniel Townson and Junior Metalisi clinging on at ...

 Eastern-Northern Barbarians have won five out of five in Southland premier club rugby, but Pirates Old Boys are equally impressive.

Sopoaga stoked with home win video

Ash Dixon, left, congratulates Lima Sopoaga, after he scored a try for the Highlanders against the Brumbies.

Highlanders first-five on kicking in the rain and his team re-finding their mojo in win over the Brumbies.

Late try keeps Albion Excelsior on top

Albion Excelsior coach Jimmy Cormack with former Stags and All Blacks halfback Jimmy Cowan in 2007. Cormack has coached ...

Jimmy Cormack says the division three mid-season break will give top of the table Albion Excelsior a chance to recover from injuries.

Highlanders break out of slump video

Highlanders captain Ben Smith (R) competes for a high ball with a Brumbies rival. Smith scored a crucial try in the ...

The Highlanders break a two-game duck with a scrappy win over the Brumbies.

Second-quarter blitz helps Steel win video

Jhaniele Fowler-Reid had a superb outing, shooting 60 goals for the Steel.

Jhaniele-Fowler Reid's 59 goals and a second-quarter blitz took the Southern Steel to victory.

No luck in Messenger for Tas Man Bromac

Nathan Williamson with his C0 trotter Pegarose at the Ascot Park workouts on Saturday. Pegarose finished third.

Southland's Tas Man Bromac is fifth in the rankings for the Harness Jewels.

Monbet victorious in Rowe Cup

Monbet and reinsman Ricky May won the Group I Rowe Cup at Alexandra Park on Friday night.

High class trotter Monbet was far too good for his opposition in the Rowe Cup on Friday night.

Hansen pays fleeting visit south

ILT marketing and sales manager Chris Ramsay (left) chats with All Blacks coach Steve Hansen at a fundraiser lunch at ...

All Blacks rugby coach Steve Hansen paid a fleeting visit to Invercargill for a charity lunch.

Club coach keen on curtainraiser

Eastern-Northern Barbarians forward Peter Grant snares lineout ball. His side will play Star in the curtainraiser to the ...


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