Crusaders grab a rare bonus-point victory to overwhelm the Highlanders 34-8 in Christchurch.
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Love for cricket has inspired father and daughter Ankur and Rutu Joshi to try and volunteer at the World Cup.
Patrick Osborne's bank manager isn't the only one giggling after the big wing joined the Highlanders' joy ride this year.
Laura Heywood had tried nearly every sport going before getting her first taste of track cycling four years ago.
Southland youngsters hope to serve up some lessons at the national table tennis championships next week.
If Warriors forward Ben Matulino has been firing on half a cylinder, imagine what he could do when he is fully fit.
As an athlete, Susy Pryde was one of those rare people who could split her talents over disciplines and remain at the top.
Alex Baumann is not setting medal targets for Glasgow, but expects an improvement on the haul from Delhi four years ago.
A young New Zealand team would spring a shock should they feature on the podium in Glasgow.
Coach Jamie Joseph says key for Highlanders is to "control what we can control, which is our performance.''
After being released by the Steel this week, a disappointed Jodi Brown is backing Te Paea Selby-Rickit to perform next season.
Rata Red will have time to lick its wounds when taking on Southland Girls' High B in Invercargill Netball Centre games this weekend.
The Southern Steel won't be renewing shooter Jodi Brown's contract as the franchise looks for a new direction.
Representative volleyball teams take first steps towards national division two club champs in Southern Zone qualifying.
The NZ lawn bowls team is looking to break a lean run of Commonwealth Games results in Glasgow later this month.
Not too many sports in NZ have to wind the clock back 16 years to talk about their last medal at the Comm Games.
Adam Milne became a NZ Cricket contracted player yesterday, as he braces for elbow surgery.
Shannon Francois re-commits to Southern Steel, but Netball South under-23 team beaten in national final again.
Two very interesting NZ conference matches loom in Super Rugby's last round. Which Kiwi sides will make the playoffs?
Aaron Smith will be back with the Highlanders next season, staying loyal to the franchise that "gave me my shot."
Talismanic fullback fails to recover from a leg infection ahead of Saturday's crucial game against the Crusaders.
Silver Fern Shannon Francois has re-signed with the Southern Steel for the 2015 ANZ Netball Championship.
All Black halfback Aaron Smith has confirmed he'll be a Highlander again next season.
School holidays can be a challenge for parents, especially mid-winter, but Sport Southland are easing the burden for you.
What looked like being one of NZ's strongest-ever road race teams for the Commonwealth Games could be anything but.
I love the team's pursuit. For me, in cycling, there's nothing better than racing inside the velodrome.
Blair Vining recalls game number one for the Midlands Rugby Club senior team pretty well.
'If God is Brazilian he is on holidays'
Brazilian Paulo Ceccerelli, with his head in hands, could barely speak after his country's loss in the World Cup.
New Zealand's best-laid plans for the Commonwealth Games men's road race continue to crumble.
Southland Boxing Championships canned after a date switch backfired on the Southland Boxing Association.
Daniel Vettori hasn't played international cricket in 13 months, but hopes he can play at the World Cup.
Westwood trainer Graeme Anderson will trial King Kenny at Oamaru today with a view to racing there on Sunday.
Joyner Kersee, who won the www.southlandgreyhounds.co.nz 390m, was trainer Bronwyn Eade's lone runner at Ascot Park yesterday.
Southland has teams competing in the New Zealand under-17 boys and girls basketball tournaments in Auckland.
Louise Ayling was named Southland's oarsperson of the year at the Southland Rowing Association awards.
The 101st edition of the Tour de France has created remarkable scenes on its first three stages.
The NZ women's table tennis team will gather in China this week in preparation for Glasgow.
Former Southland Sharks basketballer Gareth Dawson, originally from Timaru, is yet to have any punishment handed down after testing positive for a banned substance.
Churning through the numbers is the easiest task when constructing ways to thwart centre Malakai Fekitoa.
National criterium champion Mike Northey has been added to the New Zealand road race team for Glasgow.
Highlanders and All Black fullback expected home tomorrow after spending time in an Australian hospital with an illness.
It seems Tai Wesley's impressive seven games with the Southland Sharks may have ANBL clubs circling.
Mike Piper has seen several changes in the governance of talent development over the years, and he is both enthused and encouraged by the development of a new entity - Talent Development Southland Charitable Trust.
The recent withdrawal of lightweight rower Lucy Strack from the New Zealand elite team, and the callup of Sophie MacKenzie, highlights the opportunities that arise when you least expect them and how being ready for them when they do is key to impromptu elevation.
The Southland under-19 rugby training squad has been trimmed as the buildup to the first national under-19 tournament continues.
Southland racing driver Jamie Conroy has emerged as the top graduate from the 2014 Elite Motorsport Academy.
Southlander Julian Dempsey is "over the moon" to be selected as one of three coaches attending the Commonwealth Games.
Highlanders fullback and co-captain Ben Smith is in doubt for Saturday night's match against the Crusaders.
Mataura and Southern A won contrasting games of women's premier grade hockey in the ninth round of their Southland wide competition over the weekend.