Morgan Mitchell plays a quiet game on the rugby field, using his lip reading skills where possible.
Wingatui trainer Paul Richards has confirmed that he will shift to the Byerley Park training complex at Karaka.
If the day is fine, then look out for a big red-and-white following at Rugby Park tomorrow .
Stags outside back Junior Ngaluafe is known for his speed - after all he's one of the quickest going around in Southland.
A Joseph Parker fight could become Invercargill's biggest event on the calendar, in regard to international status.
Cromwell's spot in the Tour of Southland could be more than just the race's first town team.
Blues are hoping history repeats itself as their men prepare to halt the Marist juggernaut.
OPINION: We are constantly reminded that running a marathon is one of the most challenging and rewarding events.
Invercargill is edging closer to hosting its first big-time professional boxing event.
The 2014 senior basketball competition winners have been found following finals this week.
OPINION: Every other person at the Commonwealth Games seems to be clutching a can of 'Iron Brew'.
Kylie McKenzie is looking for a double celebration at the Fight for Kidz.
Organisers of the weekend's Fiordland Classic are still on a high after one of the most successful tournaments yet.
Richie Patterson laid demons to rest and established his place in NZ weightlifting history with victory in Glasgow yesterday.
OPINION: You only have to turn on the television lately to see the success of Southland sportspeople on the international stage.
New Zealand's premier swimmer can tinkle out a tidy tune on the piano, but she may not be a big Jazz fan.
Tim Nedow wandered past under the grandstand, shaking his head: ''Yeah, O'Dayne just bombed one!''
NZ hammer thrower's older sister proudly displayed the sign for a second day running.''Hammer it home Ratcliffe.'' And she did.
Nikki Hamblin will be inspired by the deeds of her team-mates when she attempts a third medal.
It is a new coach and new-look squad to boot for the Southland Stags as they ramp up their preparation for the 2014 season.
Logan Savory takes a look at 12 new faces in the Southland Stags 2014 national provincial championship squad.
Dumped by her coach on the eve of the Games, Southlander Sally Johnston had the perfect answer - a gold medal.
Southland's golden touch has our province sitting alongside Wales, Malaysia, Nigeria and Singapore in the gold medal count.
Stress of crucial gear going missing not enough to sway NZ's latest gold medallist Sally Johnston.
Invercargill's Rugby Park will be a hive of activity on Saturday afternoon with more action than originally scheduled.
Nick Ah Kuoi has watched boxing closely over the years.
Southland athletics official Lilian Tudor hopes to attain an international ranking this spring.
Southland rower Kristen Froude has won a bronze medal at the World Under-23 Rowing Championships in Italy.
A committed Blues team is peaking at the right time to test competition heavyweights Marist in the Southland-wide division two rugby championship final.
Woodlands are becoming a Southland club rugby dynasty.
Winning sequence continues as they defeat Southend United 4-0 at Bain Park in Invercargill on Saturday.
Glen Thomson savoured a special moment while watching Tom Scully win the same event he won gold in 16 years ago.
When it comes to the New Zealand men's sprint squad, the former Cycling Southland development officer is the fifth Beatle.
The Stags 2014 squad is expected to be named in the next two days, with the decision-makers to take one final look at the video from games played at the weekend.
He didn't break the two-hour barrier, but Wanaka's Dougal Allan was still happy with his win at the 21st R&R Sports Peak to Peak event in Queenstown.
There is a lot to like about Southland's division one club rugby competition, and Saturday's semifinals highlighted that.
The cyclists and judoka have again proudly flown the Kiwi flag on the third day of the Commonwealth Games.
Tom Scully claims gold in points race as NZ track cyclists add four more medals to tally.
Old Boys dominance of Southland Football's Premier Men's Donald Gray Cup competition has continued.
Woodlands have made it three Galbraith Shield titles in a row with a convincing 32-3 win over Marist.
Veteran hooker Corey Flynn talks about his journey from being a Southland kid to a Crusaders legend.
Southland regained the Paterson Trophy in sensational circumstances last weekend at Timaru.
The Southland cycling community are reflecting on the rise of one of their stars after Eddie Dawkins claimed gold.
Racing on the crumbling concrete banking of Kew Bowl, Eddie Dawkins didn't look like a champion.
OPINION: It is time for the Highlanders to wear their green jersey at home as well, writes Logan Savory.
They ventured into the unknown but exceeded all expectations by bringing home some table tennis bling.
Voluntary work in Southland outdoor bowls is highly valued by administrator Karen Witham.
It was a Commonwealth Games medal, just not the one the New Zealand team pursuit riders were after.
Talented fullback stresses his decision to leave Southland for North Harbour was not about chasing the cash.
Southland golfer named in New Zealand team for 29th Eisenhower World Teams Championship in Japan.