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Motorbike love continues

World freestyle motocross star Levi Sherwood.

Southland's love for motorbikes continues with high demand for Nitro Circus tickets.

Fitzsimons takes out Tour of Manawatu

Mitchel Fitzsimons won novice tour of Manawatu in convincing style

Teenager Mitchel Fitzsimons caps off an extraordinary year with a win in the novice Tour of Manawatu

Combined Country team named

Cricket.

Southland's Combined Country cricket players get chance to test themselves.

Conroy targets Taupo

Jamie Conroy and the Allied 24/7 Fuel Ford Falcon he is competing in the New Zealand Touring Car series.

Invercargill driver Jamie Conroy is ready to bounce back in round 2 of the New Zealand Touring Car Championship at Bruce McLaren Motorsport Park at Taupo this weekend. 

Southlander confirmed for TRS

Invercargill driver Brendon Leitch.

Kiwi Brendon Leitch will have fourth tilt at the Toyota Racing Series.

Cosman's brush with boxing royalty

Francis Cosman, of Gore,met former WBC heavyweight champion Larry Holmes on a trip to the USA.

Joseph Parker is front and centre in the boxing world right now but a Gore man met boxing royalty recently.

Jock Paget to run coaching clinic

Jock Paget.

Olympic medalist Jock Paget will be in Southland on December 14-16.

Sharks sign another

Basketball.

 Another piece of the Southland Sharks' 2017 National Basketball League player puzzle has been filled.

Southland schools have high hopes

Southland Girls' High School touch team listens to orders from coach Dennis Thompson at training before the NZSS touch ...

SBHS and SGHS have great expectations heading into the NZSS touch tournament in Auckland.

Small-town NZ, big-time boxing

Heavyweight boxer Joseph Parker at the Stirling Point signpost in Bluff.

From Las Vegas to Bluff, the week in 2015 when big-time boxing took over southern New Zealand.

Fowler-Reid stars in series win

Southern Steel goal shoot Jhaniele Fowler-Reid shoots a goal in the 2016 trans-Tasman netball league.

Southern Steel shooter Jhaniele Fowler-Reid produced an outstanding display to help Jamaica to a netball series win over England.

Swim NZ approve meet

Swimming.

Swimming New Zealand in an act of goodwill has since decided to approve the Orca Labour Weekend Meet.

$40k too much for young Parker video

Grant Arkell trained Joseph Parker, when he was an amateur, at the Papatoetoe Boxing Gym in south Auckland.

Pokies the only way to find funds for promising young NZ boxers, former Joseph Parker trainer says.

Jaime Hutter rows into record books

Jaime Hutter reacts as he passes the world record mark of 277km during his 24 hour indoor row in Wanaka on Sunday.

Jaime Hutter's walking a bit funny after his successful 24-hour world record indoor rowing bid but he thinks he'll row again, after a holiday.

Double delight for Maynard

Southland Senior Open tennis champion Kerryn Maynard of Te Anau.

Te Anau's Kerryn Maynard didn't just break his duck of Southland Senior Open tennis titles, but he smashed it with a double triumph.

Gore's Ayson wins Silver Fern Rally

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Not all plain sailing for Gore rally driver on southern back roads.

Challenge ahead for Southland women

Robyn Pullar is part of the Southland women's golf team.

The Southland women's golf team are taking it one game at a time heading into the NZ interprovincial golf tournament.

Southland fail to fire

Softball.

Southland men's softball team wins one out of four games at Jeffries Cup tournament.

Xterra champions to tackle Wanaka's Red Bull Defiance together

Braden Currie

Xterra arch rivals will race side by side over 150km, high country, adventure race course around Wanaka.

Teretonga lap record broken

Ethan Anderson in full flight at Teretonga Park in Invercargill.

Mosgiel's Paul Clarke repeatedly lowers Teretonga Park lap record.

Second-time lucky for McCutcheon

Sam McCutcheon wins the 2016 Kepler Challenge.

Sam McCutcheon utilised his experience from last year to take out the 2016 Kepler Challenge title.

Atipa Mabonga claims NZ title

Central Southland College student Atipa Mabonga won the senior girls' triple jump at the NZSS athletics championships.

Atipa Mabonga claimed a gold medal in the triple jump at the NZSS athletics championships, as Southlanders won a handful of medals.

No fairytale finish for SGHS at sevens

Southland Girls' High School's Alena Saili.

Wellington's St Mary's College got revenge for their First XV top four final defeat against Southland Girls' High School at the Condor Sevens.

Rain plays spoiler

Cricket.

Points shared in Southland club cricket as rain falls.

Invercargill to go alone

Netball.

The Invercargill Netball Centre will leave the Central and Eastern Centres for the 2017 representative season.

Rep cricket countdown underway

Invercargill-Old Boys' Jason Domigan has taken a step back from Hawke Cup duties this season.

Southland 2016/17 Hawke Cup and development cricket teams named.

Selectors name women's teams

Bowls.

The Southland bowls' selectors have named their open and development women's teams.

Mixed pairs finalists complete

Bowls.

The Bowls Southland mixed pairs finalists have emerged.

Inside a drift car video

A drift cars leaves Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin.

Inside a drift car under the roof at Forsyth Barr Stadium

NZ cyclist developing off the bike

Southland cyclist Bradly Knipe at Invercargill Airport after the Junior Track Cycling World Championships in Switzerland.

A policy between NZ track cyclist Bradly Knipe and his coach has helped the 17-year-old improve his time management skills.

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