SGHS through to SI finals

Ben Wylie from James Hargest College hits a forehand at the Southland secondary schools tennis championships in Invercargill.

Representative tennis players helped their schools to success at the Southland secondary schools tennis championships.

Ridden thinks overseas players have raised bar

Southern United's Andrew Ridden in action in the Stirling Sports Premiership football competition.

Southern United's Andrew Ridden thinks that overseas players have improved the quality of the Stirling Sports Premiership.

NZ rugby search comes to Southland

Black Ferns sevens representative Alena Saili from Invercargill.

The search for the next NZ Black Ferns Sevens rugby star is coming to Southland.

First win for talented horsewoman

Genevieve Crawford had her first win at a harness racing meeting at Gore on Sunday.

First win at Gore harness racing meet for 20-year-old.

Subcontinent cricket in Mossburn

Sri Lankan dairy farm workers, from left, Lahiru Danushka, Suthkaran Krishapillai, Gayan Mendis, Nalinda Abeykoon, ...

Sri Lankans and Indian cricket fans are indulging their love of the game in Southland.

Southland athletes to the fore

Southland's Andrea McDowell finished third at the NZ Combined Event in Dunedin.

Southlanders made up a large proportion of the New Zealand Combined Events Championships in Dunedin over the weekend.

Panthers too strong for Dodgers

Panthers player Kaemyn Smith was a key performer in his team's Southland Softball League win over Dodgers.

Panthers picked up an important victory in the only Southland Major League Softball match of the weekend.

Sopoaga searches for Super Rugby success

Highlanders player Lima Sopoaga is hoping that the Highlanders can make the playoffs again in 2017.

Pre-season form counts for nothing as another Super Rugby campaign kicks off for Highlanders star Lima Sopoaga.

Tennis aces go back-to-back

The Southland junior tennis team won the Southern Districts Junior Teams Event in Dunedin.

Southland's junior tennis players have successfully defended their Southern Districts Junior Teams Event title in Dunedin.

Nations top mountainbikers to compete on Cardrona skifield course

Wanaka mountainbiker Phoebe Young at Sticky Forest.

Wanaka's rising mountainbike star Phoebe Young hopes a good result at national champs will set her on the path to junuior worlds.

Seven junior alpine skiers off to Sweden

Piera Hudson competes in the Ladies's giant slalom at the test event for Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic Winter Games in January.

New Zealand team named for the world junior alpine ski championships in Sweden.

Blind triathlete takes on Challenge Wanaka

Invercargill cousins Kara Roderick-Wandless and Hannah Pascoe cross the finish line after doing the Challenge Wanaka ...

It's called Challenge Wanaka for a reason, but for Invercargill triathlete Hannah Pascoe the challenge is a bit different. She is completely blind.

Cundall claims Clubmans Saloons

Local drivers,L/R  Liam MacDonald and Andrew Cundall tailing LeRoy Stevenson of Queenstown provided spectators with some ...

Andrew Cundall won the action packed Clubmans Saloon series at Classic Speedfest.

Spinning mates make statement

Ben Lockrose, left, and Jack Mockford, both 16, after taking nine wickets between them on Hawke Cup debut for Southland ...

Spin twins Ben LockroseĀ and Jack Mockford have quickly announced themselves on the Hawke Cup cricket stage.

Early Wellington blitz hurts Southern

Southern United's Stephen Last and Team Wellington captain Bill Robertson challenge for the ball in their Stirling ...

Three early goals helped Team Wellington to a 3-1 victory over Southern United in Invercargill.

Southern success at NZ Rowing Champs

Hayden Cohen, left and Nathan Cohen from the Invercargill Rowing Club at the NZ Rowing Championships at Lake Ruataniwha.

The Invercargill Rowing Club picked up their third gold medal at the NZ Rowing Championships.

Residential and La Nouvelle Vague win again

Pictured winning the Southland Guineas at Ascot Park is Residential ridden by Gosen Jogoo.

Ascot Park provided a double-double on Saturday with two horses backing up their victories from a recent Dunedin meet.

Residential riding high

Gosen Jogoo returns to scale after he and Residential claimed their second consecutive Listed victory.

Smart filly and clever apprentice continue winning ways.

Defending champ smashes record

Challenge Wanaka back-to-back winner Dougal Allan (centre), formerly of Wanaka, with Australia's Luke Bell who placed ...

Dougal Allan has done it again.

The horse that won't give up

Eyre I Come's trainer Mark Jones was told the gritty trotter would never race again, now he is a Group III winner.

Vets said his racing career was over last year but courageous horse refuses to quit.

60 years on, still going strong video

Doug McDonald, 85, with the 1957 Teretonga opening programme and his Alfa Romeo 750 Competizone car which he will race ...

Doug McDonald returns to Teretonga Park circuit 60 years after he raced at the first meeting.

Cohen breaks drought

Nathan Cohen rowing for the Invercargill Rowing Club at New Zealand Rowing Championships.

Nathan Cohen breaks Invercargill Rowing Club drought with gold at national championships.

Rams player banned

Stacey Mikara playing for Cooks in Southland District Rugby League's club competition.

Southland rugby league player Stacey Mikara banned for six months after failing drugs test.

Riverton trainer eyes Cups double

Riverton trainer Graham Eade.

Riverton trainer Graham Eade says La Nouvelle has 'got no sprint but is tough.'

Challenges ahead for Southland team

Southland football team coach Luis Paiva.

Pre-season preparation is underway for the combined Southland football team's first season back in the Southern Premier League.

Ex-NPC player jailed for rape

A Southland Stags team photo of Craig Wells.

Dark off-field life of a drug-addicted rugby player revealed as he's tried for the rape of a 14-year-old girl.

Adventure race around Queenstown

Dan Busch, Dan Moore and Chris Forne competing in GODZone.

Adventure racing world champion Chris ForneĀ will be in Queenstown with his Yealands Family Wines team mates to defend their GODZone title.

Challenge Wanaka athletes prepare for big day

Challenge Wanaka Half course director Sally Hayes, of Christchurch, and Challenge Wanaka race director Bill Roxburgh, of ...

The carbs have been loaded and traditional trans-tasman rivalry is in full swing at Challenge Wanaka

First southern success


Wakatipu Rowing Club men's coxed eight claims bronze medal at New Zealand Rowing Championships.

Duffy out for season

Key Southland cricketer Ryan Duffy has broken his hand and is out of the rest of the season.

Batsman Ryan Duffy has broken his hand in an internal Otago Volts trial fixture.

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