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Overseas experience helps cyclist

Samuel Miller of Invercargill is looking forward to racing against senior riders at the Southland Road Championships.

Promising Southland cyclist Samuel Miller is hoping that the experience of racing overseas will help him heading into a bumper season.

Renton grabs opportunity

Halfback Jay Renton clears the ball for the Southland under-19 team in the Michael Jones Cup final against Counties ...

Teenage Southland Stags halfback Jay Renton climbing up the pecking order.

Rams co-captains make South Island team

Southland Rams player Dylan Lovett is tackled against the Aoraki Eels.

Southland Rams co-captains Dylan Lovett and Shaun Tamariki-Todd have been rewarded for good form with selection in the South Island Scorpions rugby league squad.

Family ties for Signify

Kate Cowan is congratulated by her father Snookie following Nashville's Winter Cup victory.

Mum owns, Dad trains and their daughter rides, it's a family day out with Group I sprinter.

Hargest teams dominate table tennis

The Southland Year 7 and 8 Championships were held in Invercargill on Thursday.

James Hargest College was again to the fore when the Table Tennis Southland Year 7 and 8 School Championships were held in Invercargill on Thursday.

Drift series returns to Invercargill

Reigning Drift South champion Daniel Currie in action in his Nissan Skyline S15.

The Drift South Series returns to Teretonga Park in Invercargill on Saturday for the first time in six years.

Southland Maori take on Otago

Stewart twins Jordan and Sam loom as key players for the Southland Maori senior men's rugby team against Otago.

Stewart twins Jordan and Sam loom as key players for the Southland Maori senior men's rugby team against Otago.

Is this Stags' season their worst yet?

The Southland Stags in their match against Auckland earlier this season.

OPINION: After a dismal start to the 2017 season, the Southland Stags are facing a bleak milestone.

Stags performances 'unacceptable'

The Southland Stags mascot looks on during the Mitre 10 Cup match between Southland and North Harbour this season.

Rugby Southland officials have apologised to the Southland public for the Stags form and have outlined their challenges.

Highlanders land prop early

Tyrel Lomax played his first game for Tasman last weekend.

Son of former Kiwis league player will join Highlanders next year after Melbourne Rebels cut him loose.

Big names still in mix

Former Miracle Mile winner Have Faith In Me finally returned to form in Friday night's New Brighton Cup.

With seven long weeks to go, the New Zealand Trotting Cup field is already starting to take shape.

Taylor taking on players half his age

George Taylor plays a shot during the Southland Town vs Country match last season.

Sixty-two-year-old Southland tennis ace George Taylor will be up against players half his age as he prepares for the Seniors World Team Championships in Miami.

Dream on hold

Dream About Me will not start in Sunday's Hannon Memorial due to a foot abscess.

Auckland Cup winner gets a week off following discovery of a foot abscess.

Early puncture costs Bond

Hamish Bond placed 39th in the time trial at the UCI Road World Championships.

Rowing great finishes 39th at world cycling championships time trial after suffering a puncture on the opening lap.

Dixon sees red for woeful Stags

Southland's Elliot Dixon is sent off after being shown his second yellow card in the Mitre 10 Cup game against Bay of ...

Bay of Plenty score nine tries to none in a record thumping of struggling Southland.

Hellier at home for Southland matchplay

Gore's Scott Hellier, 26, eyes up a putt at the Gore Golf Club.

Southland golf representative Scott Hellier doesn't have to travel far to get to the 2017 Southland Matchplay Championships at the Gore Golf Club.

Eastern Southland bowlers secure title

Caleb Hope took out the singles at the Harvey Keown Men's Development Trophy.

Eastern Southland bowlers tasted success at the Harvey Keown Men's Development Trophy recently.

Report gives 'interesting perspective' on Southland's 'lost rivers'

The Waimea Stream near Mandeville had become "no more than a dirty ditch in parts'' according to the 'Lost Rivers' report.

Eighteen Southland rivers and streams "lost or in noticeable decline" as public trout fisheries, anglers' group says.

Young rider follows in granddad's steps

Show jumping riders in the van Miltenburg family - Jordan, 13, Bella, 11, and their grandfather Rik.

 Show jumping rider Jordan van Miltenburg is gearing up for the start of the new season.

Harvey family comes up trumps

Hayley Penare and Fergus More at the Invercargill Gold Cup golf tournament at the Invercargill Golf Club in Otatara

Grandfather and grandson combination take out Gold Cup at the Invercargill Golf Club.

Dixon returns for Stags

Elliot Dixon at Southland Stags training at the Mike Piper Training Centre in Invercargill.

Southland Stags team named to play Bay of Plenty in Rotorua.

No Southern Utd games for Invercargill

Southern United's Michael Hogan challenges Leo Villa from Team Wellington in the air during their match at Rugby Park in ...

While Southern United won't play any national league matches in Invercargill this summer, they are still likely to visit the deep south.

Hunter pleased to be back driving

Ryal Bush trainer-driver Peter Hunter.

Peter Hunter will have his second drive back from injury at Ascot Park on Saturday.

Double delight for Zenovich

Southland's Matt Zenovich  on his way to winning the Individual time trial stage from Manapouri to Te Anau during the ...

It has been a bumper week so far for Southland cyclist Matt Zenovich.

Bond faces uphill battle

Former rowing star Hamish Bond trains in England in the lead up to the Road World Championships.

Hamish Bond braces for painful finish to world championships time trial.

Deaf prop overcomes the odds video

Deaf Southland Stags rugby prop Morgan Mitchell, 24, of Gore, has had a cochlear implant inserted to help him hear and ...

When Morgan Mitchell was told he might have to give up rugby, he was inconsolable. Then a surgeon gave him hope.

Leitch surprised by bus incident video

New Zealand motorsport driver Brendon Leitch has been competing in the Formula 4 United States Championship.

"It wasn't till I got very close to the bus that I realised the bus was on my side of the fence."

Red flag for yellow school bus video

New Zealand's Brendon Leitch accelerates in the FIA Formula 4 USA Championship.

'We are red, there is a (yellow) school bus on the track.'

Macdonald's eyes wide open

Southland Stag coach Hoani Macdonald keeps an eye on a training session at Rugby Park in Invercargill.

''You are only human, so sometimes you walk around places and wonder what is going on."

Women take on NZ-first volcano ski expedition

Janina Kuzma is leading a group of women on an expedition to ascend and ski four New Zealand volcanoes.

Three women will be the first all-female ski group to ascend and ski all four of New Zealand's skiable volcanoes.

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