Time ticking for Stags hopeful

Tepasu Thomas playing for the Linwood club in Christchurch.

Tepasu Thomas chases locking spot in Southland Stags setup.

Premiership leader suspended

Chris Johnson will miss four meetings because of the careless riding suspension.

Just when it looked like it was in the bag, premiership leader handed four-day suspension.

Memorable season for Sheree Tomlinson

Sheree Tomlinson is in the South Island team for the New Zealand Junior Drivers Championship in July.

Amaretto Sun's victory in the Ordeal Cup at Addington is the best of Sheree Tomlinson's 30 driving wins this season.

Clash of the titans in league final

He Tauaa player Chez Cameron is tackled by Cowboys player Jeremy Borland when the two teams met earlier this season.

The Southland rugby league competition final between He Tauaa and Cowboys at Sandy Point on Saturday, is set to be an exciting spectacle.

Team connection key for Steel

Gina Crampton of the Steel receives a pass while Claire Kersten of the Pulse looks on during the ANZ Premiership match ...

Southern Steel wing attack Gina Crampton believes the team connection has a lot to do with the franchise's success.

Southland United coach 'very positive'

Southland United coach Luis Paiva.

Southland United coach Luis Paiva is feeling "very positive" halfway through the team's first season back in the Southern Premier League.

Injury hit Waiau chase top four


Waiau Star eye tough assignments against Wyndham and Midlands.

On the comeback trail

Central Districts apprentice Charlotte O'Beirne.

Charlotte O'Beirne has renewed her licence and hopes to ride at Waverley on June 29.

Otago claim bragging rights


Otago Country have notched up a win over Southland Country at Waikaia.

One horse, two wins

New trainer Barbara Verlinden is enjoying the ride with Shantav.

She only has one horse, but new trainer has already won two races and is hunting a third victory.

The countdown is on

Taya Sutton,6, gets a little advice from Southern Steel player Abby Erwood while visiting Wyndham Primary School on ...

Southern Steel coach Reinga Bloxham will give the injured players every opportunity to get back on court for the grand final.

Determined rise to the top video

Southland runner Hannah Miller back in Invercargill on a break from her scholarship in the United States.

Southland runner Hannah Miller is living the American dream after a determined rise up the ranks in New Zealand.

Boys back for Stags

Stags flanker Tim Boys, with kids, Emme, Ruby (niece), Benson and Lucia after he finished a day's work on an oyster boat ...

Eight months out, including three months working on a oyster boat, has Tim Boys primed for Stags campaign.

NZ Open co-sanctioned

Michael Hendry became the first Kiwi to win the New Zealand Open since 2003 this year.

New Zealand Open men's tournament gains boost with joint sanction for next two years.

Powerlifter wins world champs medals

Andy Mahon displays the five medals he won at the Asia/Oceania Powerlifting and Bench Press Championships in Christchurch.

Southland powerlifter Andy Mahon is going from strength-to-strength in the sport.

Scully shows his versatility

New Zealand cyclist Tom Scully relaxes.

Southland cyclist Tom Scully is usually a support rider, but showed his versatility with his first World Tour stage win recently.

Country battle for Waikaia

Scott McKee will lineup for Southland Country in Waikaia against Otago Country.

Special day for Waikaia lads in Southland Country team to play Otago Country.

Steel not threatened with loss of points

Southern Steel chief executive Lana Winders.

Southern Steel boss Lana Winders says there was no discussion around a possible loss of competition points if they were unable to play against the Tactix.

Fowler-Reid pleased to be back

Southern Steel netball shooter Jhaniele Fowler-Reid shoots despite the attention of Central Pulse defenders Phoenix ...

Southern Steel netball shooter Jhaniele Fowler-Reid showed what an asset she is to the top-of-the-table franchise against the Central Pulse.

Qtown athlete moves to Cambridge

19062017 Photo: Supplied. MIR News: Queenstown's triathlete Reuben Thompson is moving to Cambridge to follow his sport ...

Queenstown triathlete ,16, won't be missing icy roads and riding in gloves when he relocates to Cambridge.

Teen impresses in and out of the waves

Sally Bodle and Sarah Menzies competing in the Southland Secondary schools surfing championships at Colac Bay in 2015.

Southland's icy waters are like a second home for Sally Bodle.

15 wins in a row for Steel

Central Pulse goal attack Tiana Metuarau shoots the ball despite the pressure of Southern Steel goal defence Te Huinga ...

The Southern Steel have completed the perfect regular season after defeating Central Pulse.

Bloxham 'stoked' for Taurua

Southern Steel netball coach Reinga Bloxham.

Southern Steel netball coach Reinga Bloxham is thrilled for her predecessor Noeline Taurua who has won Australia's Super Netball title.

$300,000 for cricket at Alexandra

Molyneux Park in Alexandra where a four-day first-class cricket match is being considered.

Hundreds of thousands could be spent on getting Molyneux Park upgraded for first-class cricket.

Scully claims stage win

Southland cyclist Tom Scully.

Southland's Tom Scully won the final stage of La Route du Sud, while there was also success on the track for Kiwi riders overseas.

Greg Lobban wins Southern Open

Winner Greg Lobban, right, and Ivan Yuen in the final of the Southern Open at Squash City, Invercargill, on Sunday.

Greg Lobban, of Scotland, beat Ivan Yuen, of Malaysia, in the $20,800 southern squash open in Invercargill on Sunday.

Key duo return for Steel

Southern Steel shooter Jhaniele Fowler-Reid is likely to start against the Central Pulse in the round 13 national ...

There's good - and bad - news on the injury front for the undefeated Southern Steel netball team.

Mossburn records win

Ideal weather prevailed for the Waikiwi versus Mossburn division two club rugby game in Invercargill on Saturday.

Mossburn beat Waikiwi 37-22 in division two club rugby in Invercargill on Saturday.

Woodlands prop bags hat-trick

Blues first five-eighth Sam Muir passes the ball during a Southland premier club rugby fixture against Marist at the ...

Woodlands, Marist, and Star pick up Southland premier club rugby victories.

Wyndham juggernaut rolls on

Club rugby.

Midlands, Wyndham, Te Anau, and Edendale notch up division one wins.

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