Michels surpasses expectations

Rising motorsport star Jordan Michels, 18, from Invercargill leads the field.

Southland driver Jordan Michels surpassed expectations on the national motorsport stage recently.

Steel maintain unbeaten run video

Wendy Frew (L) of the Steel and Nadia Loveday of the Mystics compete for the ball.

Te Huinga Reo Selby-Rickit plays important role from the bench for Southern Steel.

Old Boys' 30 minute blitz


Atain Halley banks hat-trick in Old Boys win over Gore.

Southland's latest All Black

Southland's latest All Black Elliot Dixon.

Stags coach Hoani Macdonald happy for Elliot Dixon and the province.

Malcolms call time on raceday role

Harness racing photographer Stuart Malcolm

The search is on for a photographer to officiate at Southland and Otago harness race meetings next season.

Patience rewarded at Winton

Jabali and trainer Ross Hope after their win at Winton on Saturday.

Hobby trainer Ross Hope had his first win in three years at Winton on Saturday.

Riverton eye business end

Riverton rugby.

Riverton have to work hard to beat Star in division three club rugby clash.

Koha Kai feeds footballers

Koha Kai project leader Janice Lee, left, serving up beef nachos for Chris Montgomery, of Queens Park Football club, at ...

In an attempt to feed footballers healthier food, Koha Kai and the Queens Park football club have teamed up.

Mossburn topple Pioneer


Grayson Hamilton and Brook Todd play lead roles in important Mossburn win.

DLS clinical in win

Te Anau's Callum Bruce pushes past Tokanui's Oliver Keast and Eason Dean to score during the division one club rugby ...

Lock Gus O'Donnell turns in man-of-the-match outing in DLS win over Waikiwi.

Star find self-belief and win

Marist flanker Phil Halder being tackled by Pirates-Old Boys players Greg Dyer, left, and Bryan Milne in a Southland ...

Blues make mid-season coaching switch in Southland's premier club rugby competition.

NBL semifinal games sorted

Former Southland Sharks coach Kevin Braswell will coach the Wellington Saints in their semifinal showdown against the ...

The 2016 National Basketball League semifinal games are sorted for Invercargill.

McKenzie 'ticks the box' video

Damian McKenzie's father thinks he has a "fifty-fifty" chance of making the All Blacks on Sunday.

New All Black's dad thought his son's chances were 50/50, but he had his back.

Northview Betta triumphs

Reinsman Brent Barclay and trainer Brett Gray ungear Northview Betta after winning at Winton on Saturday.

Melbourne owners Merv and Meg Butterworth were back in the winner's circle at Winton on Saturday.

Club rugby results

Club Rugby.

Southland club rugby results, May 28.

Basketballer takes aim at refs

"Worst officiating I have ever seen in my entire life they should ashamed that they collect pay cheques (sic) for this ...

A Super City Rangers player has taken aim at the referees on and off the court.

Sharks edge Rangers in NBL

Southland Sharks player Mitch Norton tries to avoid Super City Rangers players Lindsay Tait and Dillon Boucher during ...

Super City Rangers' playoff hopes in doubt after loss to Southland.

Two more sign with Stags

Stags flanker Phil Halder.

Rugby Southland have contracted two further players for this year's national provincial championship season.

Townson a grassroots great

Daniel Townson playing for Blues in a Southland premier club rugby game against Waikaka in 2002.

Daniel Townson to bring up a special milestone for Blues club.

Taurua to bring up 100

Southern Steel coach Noeline Taurua.

Southern Steel-Northern Mystics game set for a sell-out in Dunedin.

Mossburn set sights on top teams


Second round of Southland's division two competition starts on Saturday.

Joseph: Smith is 'inspirational' video

Ben Smith's focus is firmly on the Highlanders despite being confirmed as the All Blacks' vice-captain.

Ben Smith is focused on the Highlanders, not his new leadership role at the All Blacks.

The humble future rugby star video

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

Remember this name - Kaleb Talamahina, because the Southland teenage fullback has become an internet hit.

The voice of the velodrome

Cycling Southland commentator Julian Ineson.

Julian Ineson reflects on being the voice of the SIT Velodrome for the past decade.

Ten velodrome highlights

Invercargill man Peter Grandiek on his way to breaking a world best record for track cycling in Invercargill.

Ten highlights for 10 years of Invercargill's velodrome.

Sharks ready for 'run and gun' game

Super City Rangers guard Corey Webster.

Southland Sharks to take on Super City Rangers in final round-robin game.

Confidence or revenge for division one


John Langford takes a look at how the teams shape up for division one club rugby action this weekend.  

Young golfer off to Oz

Young Noah Novacek on the golf course in chilly temperatures at Frankton.

"I want to be the number one golfer in the world," says 8-year-old Noah Novacek.

Whitelock retains starting role video

Luke Whitelock starts a third successive Super Rugby game at No.8 when the Hurricanes host the Highlanders on Friday night.

Newly re-signed loose forward Luke Whitelock has been retained at No 8

Turning a dream into reality

Sarah Ulmer presents the NZ flag to Prime Minister Helen Clark at the Velodrome opening. Ray Harper on the right.

Sports reporter Scott Donaldson reflects on how the Invercargill Velodrome come about a decade ago.

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