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Schoolboys up for special occasion video

Southland Boys' High School first XV hooker and captain Flynn Thomas before the South Island final against Christchurch ...

Southland Boys' High School first XV captain Flynn Thomas says ever since he joined the schools team he has had eye on Saturday's fixture.

Stags kicker surprises himself video

First five-eighth Wharenui Hawera in action for the Stags in the provincial game against Southland at Rugby Park in ...

Stags first five-eighth Wharenui Hawera says he thought he might have been touch and go with his long range attempts.

Standout stand-off up for challenge

Southland Rams No 6 James Ratema bowls over Tasman Titans No7 Junior Tui on his way to scoring a try.

Southland Rams stand-off James Ratema has a point to prove in the 2016 South Island Premier Rugby League Competition.

SBHS 1st XV is the future

Southland Boys' High School fullback Kaleb Talamahina on the way to score a try against Otago Boys' High School.

OPINION: Rugby Southland has ideal chance to build on the back of the Southland Boys' High School promise.

Sporting codes join forces

Touch Southland regional manager Warren Bryant and Thistle AFC president Dylan Meehan at the clubrooms on Islington ...

Two Southland sporting codes are working together.

Golf in the dark hits Queens Park

Glow Ball - Golf in the Dark organiser Leon Hartnett with some of the special balls and lights used for the event.

Southlanders get the opportunity to play golf in the dark in the name of charity starting on Monday.

Cromwell golf pro living the dream

Living the dream - Cromwell's resident golf professional, Willie Moore.

It didn't worry Willie Moore that most of the onlookers during his early golfing days were merino sheep.

Pennants semifinalists found

Golf.

The Presidents Pennants semi-finalists have been found, after the latest round played out at the Invercargill Golf Club over the weekend.

Southern figure skaters claim success

Southland figure skaters Samantha Marsh, 10, of Gore, (in blue in front), Emma Fotheringham, 11, of Gore, left, and ...

Southern figure skaters achieved some excellent results at the South Island Figure Skating Championships in Gore recently.

Youngster cleans up

Thirteen-year-old Table tennis player Finn Holden.

A 13-year-old has become the youngest ever player to win all three Southland Senior Residential Table Tennis titles at the same tournament.

Cyclists praise Southland

Southland's track cycling junior world champions Tom Sexton, Emma Cumming and Bradly Knipe.

Junior world champion cyclists say Southland provides ideal pathway. 

Law tweaks have impact

Stags captain Brayden Mitchell.

Stags captain Brayden Mitchell says ball is like a 'ping pong' ball at the back of the ruck under trial laws.

Southlanders gain national selection

From left, New Zealand development representative volleyballer Sam Hodges with New Zealand development coach Alex ...

Three Southland volleyball players selected in national development teams.

Unlikely football coach wins award

Frank O'Boyle has won the junior coach of the year award for Football South, pictured here with, from left, Quinn, 5, ...

It has been a longer journey than most for the Football South regional junior coach of the year.

The Jewel dies

The Jewel was owned by the Dennis brothers, from left, Ray, Martin, Tony and Joe.

The Jewel's last foal, a colt by Savabeel, will go through the sale ring at Karaka.

Stampede to become champs again?

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Ice Hockey League champs final. The first of two (or three if there ...

Stampede or Red Devils? Who's will be this year's ice hockey champion?

Cromwell squash talent sets sights on national title

Squash player Caleb Madden, 16, of Cromwell, is concentrating on the nationals after winning the South Island under-17 ...

A Cromwell squash player has conquered the SI champs and is eyeing up a national title.

Southland schools prepare

The Southland Boys' High School first XV will play Christchurch Boys' High School for a place in the national top four ...

Next week is the annual NZ Secondary Schools Winter Tournament week.

Winton brothers power to victory

Ben Baxter and Mike King on the Oreti River on their way to winning the Southland Twin Rivers Jet Boat Race, as it ...

A blistering second day, saw Winton brothers Ben Baxter and Mike King claim the Southland Twin Rivers Jetboat Race on Sunday.

Captain says Stags will grow

Stags halfback Jahvis Wallace in action against Otago.

Otago have scored four second half tries in a 40-17 win over Southland.

Sweet As wins first up

Longbush trainer Alan Paisley and Sweet As at Gore on Sunday.

Trainer Alan Paisley picked up a win and a second at Gore on Sunday.

Southland Rams start season strongly

Southland Rams player James Ratema bowls over Tasman Titans No7 Junior Tui on his way to scoring a try as the Rams ...

The Southland Rams made an ideal start in their quest to claim the 2016 South Island Premier Rugby League Competition title.

Southland B given wake-up call

Southland B loose forward Jack Capil scored a try against Canterbury Maori.

Southland B received a wake-up call against Canterbury Maori in their first South Island championship rugby game.

Coach delighted with development

Ben Pope of Southland Boys High scores a runaway try against John McGlashan College at Les George Oval.

Southland Boys' High School is one win away from spot in New Zealand rugby top four secondary schools rugby finals.

Saturday sports roundup

SBHS first five-eighth Mitch Taylor.

Southland Boys' High School has won the Southland-Otago secondary schools rugby final.

New harness racing photographer

Otago-Southland racecourse photographer Wayne Huddleston.

Wayne Huddleston is the new photographer for Southland harness racing meetings.

Time to step up

First five-eighth Wharenui Hawera practices his goal kicking at stags training at the Les George Oval..

The Stags 2016 provincial campaign kicks off on Sunday. Logan Savory takes a look at six key players.

Gargamel heading to Ellerslie

Winton trainer Leda Beck will start Gargamel in the Great Northern Steeplechase next month.

From one end of the country to the other for tough jumper.

Another Rutledge chapter added

Southland Stags hooker Jason Rutledge at training at the Les George Oval at Invercargill's Centrepoint Park.

Jason Rutledge named on the bench for Southland's game against Otago on Sunday.

Riversdale stablemates ready

Riversdale trainer Tony Stratford

Southland's first harness meeting of the season is at Gore on Sunday.

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