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Rugby's presidential change

Outgoing Rugby Southland president Donald Hay.

One Eastern Southland rugby stalwart goes, another one replaces him.

Highlanders blitz Stormers video

Highlanders winger Patrick Osborne dives over for one of his two tries against the Stormers on Friday night.

Patrick Osborne celebrated his 50th match for the Highlanders by bagging a double in big win.

Sharks too slick

Southland Sharks player Derone Raukawa leaps for the basket during the National Basketball League game against the ...

Understrength Southland Sharks blitz Taranaki in Invercargill.

Wells wins Central Otago sports awards

Wanaka's Jossi Wells with his X-Games Aspen slopestyle gold medal.

X-Games champion freeskier Jossi Wells takes home Central Otago's supreme sports award.

Southland set for Super Sunday

Southern Steel fans will have the opportunity to see three ANZ Premiership matches in one afternoon.

Staging netball's Super Sunday is an exciting logistical challenge according to Netball NZ's Kate Agnew.

Stags halfback glad to be back

Southland halfback Liam Howley has made a return after a lengthy injury layoff.

"I was taught a big lesson and I'm going to come out the other side better for it.''

Jarvie new Netball South community manager

Lauren Jarvie is the new Netball South community manager.

Lauren Jarvie knows the positive impact netball can have and is passionate about the future of the sport in the south.

Riverton to race on Wednesday

Pheasant (Emily Farr) is one of 10 entries for the maiden hurdles at Riverton on Wednesday.

Central Districts trainer Kevin Myers has nominated Sea King for the open hurdles at Riverton on Wednesday.

Bettor Ops in Country Cups Final

Stable workers James Forbes, left, and Tristan Larsen with Bettor Ops at Branxholme on Friday.

Trainer-driver Kirk Larsen says Bettor Ops is in peak condition for the Southern Country Cups Final.

Japanese trio boost Southland Utd

Japanese football players from left, Kazuhiro Obata, Shunsuke Ito and Hayato Wakino are playing for Southland United in ...

Former Lithuanian top league football star Hayato Wakino, along with fellow Japanese countrymen Kazuhiro Obata and Shunsuke Ito have boosted the Southern United football squad.

Steel prepared for double header

The Southern Steel celebrate their victory over the Northern Stars.

If teams thought the Super Sunday might be a chance to catch the unbeaten Southern Steel off guard, then they might be out of luck.

Milestone for departing Highlander

Patrick Osborne will leave New Zealand for Japan at the end of the Super Rugby season.

In his final season with the team, winger Patrick Osborne will play his 50th game for the Highlanders on Friday night.

A balancing act for Dunn

Netball South shooter Aliyah Dunn has been enjoying the experience of playing in the Beko Netball League.

Southland teenager Aliyah Dunn has several balls in the air as she balances netball, basketball and her school studies.

Showemup turned out

Showemup is the Southern Filly of the Year.

Showemup's 3-year-old campaign is over.

Line drawn in sand

The Southland Sharks in a team huddle.

Hope a Southland Sharks honesty session is the tonic for a big second half of the season

Tennis team to build on success

The Southland vets tennis team won the Wanaka Quadrangular tournament.

The Southland vets tennis team will be looking to build on their Wanaka tournament success for their Queen's Birthday Quadrangular tournament in Dunedin.

Interest in forming club

Cycling enthusiasts Ron Giles, left, Laurie Tall, Peter Robinson, Peter Kett and Ray Robinson are keen to form a ...

A meeting will be held in Invercargill in May to discuss forming a supporters' club in cycling.

From financial survival to growth

Rugby Southland general manager Andrew Moreton.

Rugby Southland announces big 2016 financial surplus and finally has cash reserves in the bank.

Steel too classy for Stars

The Stars had no answer to the Steel's Jhaniele Fowler-Reid on Wednesday night.

The Southern Steel steamrolled the Northern Stars 73-51 to remain unbeaten.

Shinn, Lee brothers in-form

Gordon Lee with Ascot Park candidates Seaswift Joy, left, Art Exhibit and Royal Counsel.

Southland's biggest harness racing meeting of the season will be held at Ascot Park on Sunday.

Leydon all set for World Champs

Bradley Leydon with Prime Minister Bill English following his win at the Maadi Cup in March.

Former Arrowtown School pupil Bradley Leydon has only been rowing for just over three year's but is already a national champ and heading to the World's.

Southlander chases sevens spot

Southland women's sevens player Kendall Buckingham.

Southland rugby player Kendall Buckingham closes in on New Zealand women's sevens development team.

Highlanders bracing for backlash

Highlanders coach Tony Brown is bracing for a backlash on Friday night.

Highlanders coach Tony Brown believes a 33-point loss to the Crusaders makes the Stormers more dangerous.

Frustration for Shark

Southland Sharks player Duane Bailey has been battling leg niggles through the first half of the 2017 NBL season.

Duane Bailey admits he has been well below his best to date in the 2017 National Basketball League season.

Wyndham well clear

Club rugby.

First phase of Southland's division one club rugby competition to wrap up on Saturday.

Pennants semifinalists found

Golf.

Greenacres, Queens Park and Winton are the 2017 MLT Vice Presidents Pennants semifinalists.

Anderson wins fifth Carolina Cup

Annabel Anderson in a recreational mood on Lake Wanaka.

Anderson back on track with paddle boarding after smashing her shoulder.

Steel's 200km challenge

Southern Steel coach Reinga Bloxham.

Six players live in Invercargill and the other four in Dunedin, but it's no problems for the Southern Steel.

Heavyweight boxing's revival?

Anthony Joshua and Wladimir Klitschko are set to square-off in a world heavyweight belt in London [on Sunday morning].

Opinion: A Wladimir Klitschko victory over Anthony Joshua could spell disaster for heavyweight boxing.

Frew set for netball milestone

Southern Steel captain Wendy Frew plays her 150th combined national league match on Wednesday against the Northern Stars.

Wendy Frew is set to play her 150th combined national league netball match as the Southern Steel face four games in 11 days.

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