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He Tauaa's proud moment

He Tauaa life member Frances Wharepapa, left, and long time He Tauaa committee member Chris Perriam with the NZRL ...

He Tauaa Rugby League life member Frances Wharepapa overwhelmed by the reaction to the club's national award.

Southlander triumphs in Strokeplay

Southlander Scott Hellier triumphed at the Canterbury Strokeplay.

Southlander takes out Canterbury strokeplay title.

Dream becomes reality video

Strength and conditioning coach Nardine Oakes, left, and cyclist Bradly Knipe, unpacking some of the new equipment for ...

Welcome to Southland's new sporting training centre - the Mike Piper Training Centre.

Too many upsets can take the gloss off

Germany's Mischa Zverev embraces Andy Murray after winning their men's singles fourth round match at the Australian Open.

OPINION: While I don't mind the odd Cinderella story, there is nothing more satisfying than watching a clash of the titans in the Australian Open final.

Time up for JP

Foundation Southland Sharks player James Paringatai will not return to play for the Sharks in 2017.

Foundation Southland Sharks player James Paringatai's time in the orange singlet is up, for the moment at least.

Kooman learns from NZ touch debut

From left, Southland's Dominic Ririnui-Sipa, Brad Kooman, Kaleb Talamahina and coach Dennis Thompson were in the NZ U18 ...

Debuting for NZ U18 was a 'special' experience for touch player Brad Kooman, despite the series loss to Australia.

Adventure racers defy rain, mud and snow

Red Bull Defiance 2017 winners Braden Currie, of Wanaka, and Josiah Middaugh of the US.

One said the race was savage, another said it was one of the coolest experiences of his life. They agreed the weather was awful.

All Spice posts 16th win

All Spice and his trackwork rider Kim Houston.

All Spice gave trainer John McKay a hometown win at Gore on Saturday.

Winning treble for Barnes

Courtney Barnes aboard Raise You Ten after their win in the Gore Guineas on Saturday.

Jockey Courtney Barnes and trainers Brian and Shane Anderton had a day to remember at Gore on Saturday.

Frustrating round for Leitch

Brendon Leitch competes in the Toyota Racing Series at Invercargill's Teretonga Park.

Up and down weekend for Brendon Leitch in TRS while fellow Southlander Liam MacDonald against stars in the NZV8s.

Dutch teenager retains lead

Richard Verschoor, 16, leads the TRS heading into Teretonga.

Richard Verschoor retains lead in Toyota Racing Series after winning at wet Teretonga Park.

Faherty serves up tennis success

Pippa Sherriff, left and Halle Faherty made the semifinals of the doubles at the National 12 and under tennis tournament.

Southland's Halle Faherty served up some excellent performances at the NZ tennis nationals.

Paterson holds on for historic win

Emily Paterson, right, is interviewed by Julian Ineson at the SIT Velodrome.

"It was nerve-racking knowing all the big boys were coming up behind me."

Rain ruins outright hopes

Southland has claimed first innings points against Mid Canterbury.

Jason Osborne claims a five wicket bag before rain plays major factor in Southland-Mid Canterbury Hawke Cup fixture.

He Tauaa win NZRL award

He Tauaa player Shaun Tamariki-Todd in action.

The He Tauaa Rugby League Club has been named New Zealand Rugby League's grassroots club of the year.

Hometown hero starts well video

Southland's Brendon Leitch has started well in the Toyota Racing Series at Teretonga Park.

Hometown hero Brendon Leitch starts Teretonga Park weekend fine fashion.

First time back after horror crash video

Pukekohe's Dave West  will compete at Teretonga Park 12 months after a horror crash.

Truck racer Dave West returns to Invercargill's Teretonga Park 12 months on from horror crash.

Cricketer's impressive juggling act

Jason Osborne is juggling his duties as Southland Cricket Association groundsman and Southland Hawke Cup player.

Southland Cricket Association groundsman Jason Osborne doubles as key Hawke Cup player. 

Riverton driver takes on challenge

Ethan Anderson in full flight at Teretonga Park in Invercargill.

Riverton Formula Ford driver Ethan Anderson searches for more points at Teretonga Park.

Guineas runner has rugby connection

Gore Guineas contender Shirley Maude with her Invercargill trainer Lisa Vaughan.

Shirley Maude, raced by Jamie Joseph and Simon Culhane, is one of 12 starters in Saturday's Gore Guineas.

Currie, Middaugh combine forces

Braden Currie celebrates his win after crossing the line in the Kelloggs Nutri-Grain IRONMAN 70.3 in Taupo.

Braden Currie and Josiah Middaugh are the red hot favourites for Wanaka's two-day adventure race this weekend.

Army enjoying Southern Utd resurgence

Paul O'Reilly's Army supports Southern United football team during the Stirling Sports Premiership in Mosgiel.

Could the support of the Paul O'Reilly Army be behind Southern United's football resurgence?

Haggerty rates Bond cycling experience

Josh Haggerty pips Corbin Strong across the finish line in the 2017 Gore to Invercargill Road Classic cycle race. ...

Southland cyclist Josh Haggerty enjoyed the experience of riding with rowing star Hamish Bond.

Wind helps White to maiden win

Invercargill's Mike White wins the 2017 Gore to Invercargill Road Classic cycle race

Cold and windy conditions helped Invercargill's Mike White claim his first Gore to Invercargill Road Classic cycle race.

Veteran's underway

Golf.

Veteran's golf calendar for 2017 has teed off this week at Wyndham.

Leitch reflects on special place video

Invercargill Toyota Racing Series driver Brendon Leitch.

Invercargill driver Brendon Leitch has vivid memories of his early days at Teretonga Park.

Intrigue in TRS series at Teretonga

Pedro Piquet, son of former F1 champion, Nelson Piquet will be compete at Teretonga Park again this weekend.

Logan Savory takes a look at some of the more interesting TRS drivers who will take to the Invercargill track this weekend.

A chance to flex muscles

Judy Duggan trains for the Southland National Armature Body Building Association competition that will run in April

For the first time in 16 years Judy Duggan won't have to travel hundreds of kilometres to compete in her beloved sport. This time it is coming to her. 

Sevens talent picks up NZ Rugby contact

Southland sevens player has picked up a contract with NZ Rugby as part of the New Zealand women's squad.

Talented Southland sevens player Alena Saili is on target for 2020 Olympic Games in Toyko.

Two Southland race meetings

Timaru-owned and trained Don Carlo is lining up in Saturday's $50,000 Gore Guineas.

Southland punters have plenty of options with race meetings at Wyndham on Friday and Gore on Saturday.

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