Woodlands are becoming a Southland club rugby dynasty.
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.
Veteran hooker Corey Flynn talks about his journey from being a Southland kid to a Crusaders legend.
Talented fullback stresses his decision to leave Southland for North Harbour was not about chasing the cash.
Potential Stags players have one more outing this weekend to put their hand up for a place in the 2014 squad.
The scrum - or lack of it - cost the Highlanders a place in the semifinals on Saturday night.
CLUB RUGBY: Premier division
Marist will attempt to win the Galbraith Shield for the first time since 2001 when they take on Woodlands in the 2014 Southland premier club rugby decider at Rugby Park on Saturday.
Southland veteran Jason Rutledge says he could not bring himself to play for another province.
Veteran hooker returns from injury on Saturday and is determined to claim a spot in the 2014 Stags squad.
Stags coach Brad Mooar is delighted prop J P Koen's hard work has been recognised with a taste of Super Rugby in recent weeks.
Former Stag feels he still has two or three good years of rugby in him and wants to show that in this year's NPC.
CLUB RUGBY: Division 1
The top eight teams in division one will go through to the knockout stages next weekend.
The Southland under-19 rugby training squad has been trimmed as the buildup to the first national under-19 tournament continues.
Fullback Robbie Robinson has been given the green light to get back into training and hopes he can still play some part in this year's national provincial championship season after all.
Town edged Country 34-27 at Rugby Park as players staked their claims for this year's Stags squad.
Veteran Stags hooker David Hall's career in doubt after season-ending bicep injury.
Former NZ under-20 prop puts difficult 12 months behind him to restart his stalled rugby career in Taranaki.
Team jumps to second
Marist's 22-19 win over Star on Saturday was a timely one as the top four teams in Southland premier rugby jostle for finishing positions down the home straight.
A wrap of Southland sport today.
Lima Sopoaga hoping to regain the form which helped the Highlanders’ improbable climb into the Super Rugby playoff zone.
Tomorrow night's Highlanders will be a different outfit to the team which took on the Chiefs earlier this season.
Former Southland winger Mana Harrison is enjoying a second rugby life with Bluff.
Southland coach Brad Mooar is treating Wednesday's Town vs Country game as a Stags trial.
Brad Mooar's first taste of the Rugby Park home coaching box didn't produce a win but there were some promising signs for the coming season.
CLUB RUGBY: Premier division
Teenage Pirates-Old Boys fullback Mike Molloy racked up four tries on Saturday as his team dished out a 68-nil thumping to a struggling Midlands.
The Highlanders struggled to subdue a spirited NZ Barbarians side at Invercargill's Rugby Park tonight.
Highlanders prop Chris King will leave New Zealand rugby for France with no regrets.
Ask anyone at the Highlanders and they'll say tonight's game against the NZ Barbarians is more than a training run.
Highlanders flanker John Hardie hopes to put plenty of pressure on Shane Christie in the final weeks of the season.
Former All Black wing Rico Gear will lineup for the Barbarians in their match up with the Highlanders on Friday.
Mark Ozich is bracing himself for the important challenge of working with New Zealand's best young rugby talent.
Does tonight's Crusaders-versus-England fixture have anyone else pining for the good old days?
Veteran hooker Jason Rutledge is expected to miss three or four weeks of rugby after picking up a grade two calf injury in Woodlands' tight 15-10 win over Blues on Friday night at Rugby Park.
Former Stags and Highlanders utility back loving life and rugby in England's east Midlands.
Waikaka became the first team to claim a Bluff scalp this season with a 34-13 home win in division one club rugby on Saturday.
Eastern-Northern Barbarians coach Brenton Taylor could not bring himself to get too upset about his team's 22-7 loss to Woodlands in Southland's premier club rugby competition on Saturday.
NATHAN BURDON - The Southland TimesOPINION: Welcome to the future, Southland rugby fans.
Lima Sopoaga has been aligned to the Eastern-Northern Barbarians in Southland and will link up with his new club in Gore for the first time.
Richard Apanui will make his return to Southland club rugby on Saturday.
Is Lima Sopoaga Southland rugby's best signing yet? Time is the only thing that can answer that.
Eastern Southland lad Damian McKenzie is not the biggest player on the park, but that is what makes him so deceptive on attack.
Jimmy Cowan is returning to NZ this month and has indicated he's keen to play NPC and Super Rugby.
Former Southland rugby player James Wilson has won an English premiership title with Northampton Saints.
The Highlanders will make the most of a 10-day break during the June test window before a tough three-game finish to the Super Rugby regular season.
Highlanders first-five Lima Sopoaga will be a Southland Stag for the next two seasons.
Rugby Southland have signed Highlanders first-five Lima Sopoaga for the next two years.
The ILT Southland Sports Awards on Friday night will celebrate the very best of Southland sport.
Preparation for the 2014 Stags season continues at pace under new coach Brad Mooar.
Club players heading for Stags?
Former All Black Paul Henderson reckons Jordan Stewart and his brother, Sam, have a big rugby future.
The Highlanders hope to lock an off-contract Aaron Smith in until at least 2017.