Damien Pine has thrown his name forward for the Stags head coaching role for next season.
Jamie Searle's selections for the Invercargill Harness Racing Club meeting today:
Some local options for the Southland Stags head coaching job are keeping coy as to whether they are going to put their case forward.
DON WRIGHT - © Fairfax NZ NewsSouthland rugby, cycling, gun-dogs and racing identity Kevin Laidlaw is now a legend on two counts.
Rugby Southland has decided to advertise the Southland Stags head coach role and incumbent David Henderson has confirmed he will be reapplying.
Two Southlanders have been named as finalists in the New Zealand Rugby Union's annual awards.
Southland Boys' High School midfielder Pedro Bezanilla showed his class by bagging five tries in his side's 57-0 win over St Peter's College in the final of the Condor Sevens regional qualifier on Saturday.
Ryan ten Doeschate's return is a timely boost for the Otago Volts as they get their HRV Cup defence underway.
Stags first-five Marty McKenzie has been cut from the Blues Super Rugby team.
Jamie Joseph wants to play down talk the Highlanders aren't interested in local players.
Southland flanker John Hardie has won the Stags player of the year award at Rugby Southland's annual function.
It's been one of the better weeks of Stags prop Nick Barrett's rugby career as he signs for the Chiefs.
Southland flanker John Hardie has won the Stags player of the year award at Rugby Southland's annual function in Invercargill tonight.
David Henderson is keen to remain at the helm of the Stags, as long as he's wanted.
The big question for Stags fans to mull over - did Southland improve in 2013?
Southland Times rugby writer Nathan Burdon ranks this year's Stags squad.
Southland is beaten 49-28 by Tasman in the NPC championship semifinal.
OPINION: Stags will need to be at least as good as Makos if they ever want to play their way out of the second division of the NPC.
Southland's rugby season has come to an end in Blenheim this afternoon, beaten 49-28 by Tasman in the NPC championship semifinal.
Tayler Adams gets a chance to reassert himself in this afternoon's NPC championships semifinal against Tasman in Blenheim.
Marty McKenzie will cheer on his team-mates from Invercargill after succumbing to an ankle injury which has ruled him out of tomorrow's championship semifinal against Tasman, in Blenheim.
Cardiff Vaega plans to repay a debt to Southland rugby after securing a Super Rugby contract with the Hurricanes for next season.
Rugby sevens will kick off a new competition among secondary school teams next Tuesday.
Southland will have the chance to redeem themselves when they face Tasman in Blenheim in Saturday's Championship semifinal.
Southland's 2013 season hinges on Sunday's Tasman-Manawatu result after they come up short in their Ranfurly Shield game against Counties.
Southland's season hinges on the result of the Tasman-Manawatu game after losing to Counties.
OPINION: Putting themselves under pressure has been something of a trend for the Stags this season.
Hale T-Pole is keen to win the Ranfurly Shield, which has eluded many rugby players in its 109-year history.
Southland have received encouraging news with Josh Bekhuis all set to play against Counties Manukau.
The prize of the Ranfurly Shield makes Friday night important enough for Marty McKenzie.
Jamie Mackintosh threw in the boots for a 500 metre rowing dash against up and coming rower Hayden Cohen.
Southland have won the South Island under-18 rugby tournament for the first time in 15 years.
Concern around fitness of Stags lock Josh Bekhuis ahead of next week's Ranfurly Shield challenge.
In front of a big crowd, on a perfect night for rugby the Stags let themselves down when there was much at stake.
All Blacks shows his class for Magpies
Zac Guildford was the difference between Hawke's Bay and Southland at Rugby Park in Invercargill tonight.
When David Hall ran out for his Southland debut 11 years ago, it was a career crossroads.
Stags winger Bryan Milne isn't taking his second chance for granted.
Southland keep winning, but the job does not get any easier.
The smiles will be broad at the Rugby Southland offices at Rugby Park this morning after a golden weekend for the code in the south.
Scott Eade was struggling to remember a better performance after the 38-32 win over Otago.
Southland have celebrated skipper Jamie Mackintosh's 100th game with a 38-32 victory against Otago in Dunedin.
Andrew Armour had the golden touch at Ascot Park yesterday.
It's hard to keep the smile of Stags prop JP Koen's face at the moment.
Stags skipper Jamie Mackintosh will bring up his 100th game for Southland today.
Southland rugby captain Jamie Mackintosh had something to celebrate even before he brings up his 100th game in Dunedin tomorrow.
After three straight losses to Otago, the Stags are happy to claim the underdog's tag for tomorrow's NPC clash.
OPINION: Marty 'Swan' McKenzie's last minute heroics topped off what has been a good seven days, says Scott Eade.
Robbie Robinson is looking forward to the end of the rugby season, but he still has unfinished business to sort out.
After a slow start, Aucklander Willis Halaholo is making a name for himself in Southland.
Marty McKenzie was being feted like a king after helping the Stags to their second from-the-ashes win this week.