Dream Collector to resume at Ascot Park

Trainer Dave Fahey

Glamour greyhound Dream Collector makes a comeback to racing at Ascot Park on Tuesday.

Young referee has a passion for the game

James Hargest college year 13 pupil Josh Cochrane, 17, is into his 4th year as a Rugby Referee.

For Josh Cochrane there's nothing quite like the feeling of knowing he has had a good game.

New sire for White Robe Lodge

Ghibellines will stand at White Robe Lodge next season.

Ghibellines, winner of the Group II Todman Stakes, has been secured for stud duty by White Robe Lodge, North Taieri.

Southland Boys face Otago challenge

Southland Boys' High School first XV players, from left, Marlon Adcock, Blake Ryder and Thomas Grey at training last week.

Southland Boys' look set for a tough outing when they host the Otago Boys' High School 1st XV on Wednesday.

Encouraging results for Southland boxers at Golden Gloves


Six boxers, five titles for Southland at the South Island Golden Gloves.

Bulls coach takes time to look at Southland league talent

Mt Albert's Manu Weepu makes a break. Auckland Rugby League, Fox Memorial Premier, Mangere East Hawks v Mt Albert Lions, Walter Massey Park, Auckland, Saturday 23th May 2015. Photo: David Joseph /

Canterbury Bulls management visited Invercargill during the weekend to try identify some potential players for New Zealand Rugby League's national zonal competition this season.

Jaccka Jack provides special win

Jaccka Jack (Rory McIlwrick) scores a runaway win in the Murray Gray Memorial Trot at Winton on Sunday.

Jaccka Jack, who won 12 races when trained by the late Murray Gray, was an appropriate winner of the Murray Gray Memorial Trot at Winton on Sunday.

Highlanders eyeing up massive clash against Chiefs in Invercargill

PERTH, AUSTRALIA - MAY 23:  John Hardie of the Highlanders is tackled during the Super Rugby round 15 match between the Force and the Highlanders at nib  Stadium on May 23, 2015 in Perth, Australia.  (Photo by Robert Prezioso/Getty Images)

Motor racing fans could sympathise with Highlanders coach Jamie Joseph.

Prop leads the way in impressive Marist win

Tuki Raimona

Marist have produced the performance of the 2015 Southland premier club season with their win over Woodlands on Saturday.

Steel nervous spectators

Southland Steel coach Janine Southby believes her team has performed well in this year's trans-Tasman competition, even if they don't make the playoffs.

Good, but not good enough the season story for side clinging to playoffs hopes with chipped fingernails.

Southland wins shootout

Import Aaron Fuller scores for the Taranaki Mountain Airs against the Southland Sharks in New Plymouth

Southland Sharks make it two from two on their NBL northern doubleheader.

Winton HRC tips

In-form reinsman Craig Ferguson has eight drives at Winton today. Among his better drives are Sniggihdis (race three), Mordecai (race five), Franco Noire (race six) and Bettor's Avenue (race 10).

Jamie Searle's selections for the Winton Harness Racing Club meeting today.

Highlanders overcome defensive Force video

Dan Pryor's dreadlocks go flying as he runs into the Western Force defensive line.

Highlanders overcome the travel factor and the Western Force to bank their ninth win.

Waihopai topple Old Boys in Donald Gray Cup

Club football

Waihopai's football players have every right to celebrate long into the night after causing something of a boil-over by beating the more fancied Old Boys Laker House Of Travel unit in their Premier Men's Donald Gray Cup game played at Surrey Park on Saturday.

Waiau Star remain unbeaten

Division three club rugby

Waiau Star still the team to beat

Draw number four for Waikaka

Division one club rugby

Wyndham have gone through the first round of the division one competition unbeaten after seeing off the second placed Drummond-Limehills-Star 30-12.

Mystics hang on for win over Steel in Invercargill

Phoenix Karaka of the Steel, right, defends a Maria Tutaia shot at goal in Invercargill.

The Mystics continue to sit pretty on the top of the NZ conference after a 63-61 win.

Ohai-Nightcaps sink Riverton

Division two club rugby

Much was riding on the results of the final games of round one in Southland's division two club rugby competition on Saturday.

Come Fly With Me relishes firm track

Winner Come Fly With Me with trainer Stephen Blair-Edie, jockey Lee Callaway and strapper H Y Cheng at Oamaru on Friday.

Come Fly With Me displayed her preference for firm footing with a runaway win at Oamaru on Friday.

Southland Sharks come from behind to beat Jets

Tai Wesley was the key man for the Sharks in Palmerston North.

Southland Sharks pick up first road win of NBL season, beating the Manawatu Jets 106-93.

Southland Sharks ease road concerns with win over Manawatu

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Basketball, Southland Sharks Coach Paul Henare encouraging his players against the Wellington Saints at Stadium Southland.  Saints won  94-92.

Southland Sharks beat Manawatu 106-93.

Steel mix it up

Southern Steel players Jhaniele Fowler-Reid, Wendy Frew and Te Paea Selby-Rickit with cocktails named after them at the club's 'Mix it up' cocktail night on Friday.

Come 4pm on Saturday they'll be sporting looks of steel on the court, but on Friday night the Southern Steel were all smiles as they mixed with fans at the club's first members cocktail night.

Grey pacer Billy Klondike wins at Forbury Park

Norah Bishop with son Elias, 2, and Billy Klondike (Craig Ferguson) after a win at Forbury Park on Thursday night.

Norah Bishop, who combines training standardbreds with raising a family, had a win on her home track with Billy Klondike at Forbury Park on Thursday night.

Town and Country rugby teams revealed

14/09/2013. NEWS. ROBYN EDIE/Southland Times-FAIRFAX NZ. Southland Country V's Otago Country Rugby game played at Nightcaps on Satuday afternoon, pictured Southland Country player Brenton Howden being tackled by Otago's Mike McHutcheon (left) & Nick Gee.

Town and Country rugby teams named.

Ask Me Mach set for Golden Girls' Final

Christchurch mare Ask Me Mach is a favourite for the Golden Girls' Final at Winton on Sunday.

Ask Me Mach looms large in the final of the Southland Golden Girls series at Winton on Sunday.

Four Southlanders on Pathway to Podium

Four of Southland's stars of the future have been named in the Pathway to Podium programme.

Highlanders out to break Force hoodoo

Highlanders hooker Liam Coltman carries the ball during the 30-24 win over the Blues in April.

Southern franchise have form in their favour as they look to break losing run in Perth.

Running Mum: serious training starts now

With my husband starting a new job soon, our family is looking forward to more consistency as far as routine, planning and time together goes.

Nathan Burdon: Time to say goodbye

The time has come, constant reader, to say goodbye.

Janine Southby no fan of in-game interviews

The microphones are never far away in modern netball.

Southern Steel coach Janine Southby has plenty of sympathy for her Tactix counterpart Sue Hawkins.

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