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Steel regular season 'counts for nothing' video

Southern Steel netball coach Reinga Bloxham.

The Southern Steel head into national netball league final after unbeaten season.

Steel netball fever builds video

Southern Steel captain Wendy Frew surrounded by Waverley Park Kindergarten kids, including son Archie, at their Steel ...

Stadium Southland boss Nigel Skelt has challenged the crowd to transfer the stadium into a sea of Steel colour.

It's all about the atmosphere video

Alva, 88, and Jack Faul, 92, are dedicated Southern Steel supporters and are excited about Wednesday night's grand final.

Are 92-year-old Jack Faul and his 88-year-old wife Alva the Southern Steel's most dedicated couple?

Coaches of tomorrow

Central Southland College students Jamie McIntyre, 16, Katy Bryan, 17, and Sam Hodges, 16, participate in a coach ...

Student coaches have saved sports in secondary school's in Southland according to experts.

Sam Lee prepares for Winter Games

Sam Lee after winning last year's Frontier event at the Remarkables.

Wanaka freeride specialist, Sam Lee is excited to get on the slopes this winter games.

Southern Steel duo back for final video

Southern Steel player Wendy Frew jumps for the ball with Pulse player Whitney Souness, on right.

Wendy Frew and Te Paea Selby-Rickit set to return for the national netball league final.

Dipton win Gilmour Rosebowl

Golf.

Southland golf's prized women's trophy has changed hands after Dipton toppled Drummond.

Queenstown Rovers to host Suburbs

Queenstown Rovers football team coach Jamie Whitmarsh.

Queenstown Rovers will host a Chatham Cup fourth round football fixture as they seek to go one step better than last season.

Ban bollards from tracks - Gurney

Steve Gurney recovers in Lakes District Hospital after being injured when he fell and hit a bollard while cycling.

Multisport legend Steve Gurney wants a public meeting to consider abolishing bollards on Queenstown trails.

Erwood filling big shoes

Southern Steel player Abby Erwood on court this season.

The concept of being thrust into the pressure cooker situation of a national netball final is nothing new for Southern Steel defender Abby Erwood.

No 8 named club rugby's best

Bill Fukofuka has been named the 2017 Southland premier club rugby player of the year.

Bill Fukofuka puts his hand up in club rugby and now he has sights set on a big provincial season.

Stadium Southland's finals history

Ticker tape falls at Stadium Southland after the Southern Sting won the 2004 national netball league final.

Logan Savory takes a look back at the seven previous national netball finals to be held at Invercargill's Stadium Southland.

Sport fits all

Fiona Ward of Southland secondary schools sports.

The latest Southland secondary school sports column looks at how sport fits all.

College golfer driven to succeed

Northern Southland College golfer Josh Kalweit.

Year 13 Northern College pupil Josh Kalweit has some lofty goals in the sport of golf.

Butt brothers upset

Anthony Butt delivered an inch-perfect drive to get Field Marshal home in the Group I Len Smith Mile.

Kiwi horse upsets the Australian big guns for biggest win of his career so far.

Steel switch focus to Pulse

Central Pulse netball goal attack Tiana Metuarau against the Northern Mystics.

The Southern Steel have known for weeks that they would host the national netball league final, but they are pleased to finally find out their opponents.

Rovers advance, Gore and Old Boys win

Queenstown Rovers player Peta Seda, in blue, goes for the ball ahead of Southland United's Bob Cox earlier this season.

Queenstown Rovers have advanced to the fourth round of the Chatham Cup, while Gore and Old Boys have a break on the field in Southland club football.

Irish Express Guineas bound

Chris Johnson gives Irish Express a well-earned pat following his second win from as many starts.

He's big, strong and fast and has earned his shot at the big time so long as he can go on with next season.

Fight finishes big Stampede win

Skycity Stampede Tomi Martikainen negotiates the referee early on in the game as they beat Botany Swarm convincingly 8-0 ...

Three players were penalised for fighting but only two were sent off.

Barbarians top table again

Eastern-Northern Barbarians first five-eighth Jahvis Wallace in action against Marist at the Les George Oval on Saturday.

Playoff teams found in Southland's premier club rugby competition.

He Tauaa win breaks record

He Tauaa player Javaan Fa'amoe-loane fends off the Cowboys defence in the Southland rugby league final against Cowboys ...

He Tauaa won a record fifth consecutive Southland rugby league title-in-a-row on Saturday.

Edendale, Midlands big winners

Club rugby.

Second half surge helps Midlands to big win over Waikaka in division one club rugby.

He Tauaa make it five

Jaavan Fa'amoe-Ioane was part of He Tauaa's 2017 grand final victory over Cowboys.

He Tauaa has won their fifth Southland club rugby league title in a row.

Defending champ looking strong

Miss Three Stars has been impressive in a Winter Cup dress rehearsal at Riccarton in the hands of Sam Wynne.

She's a star alright. Southern mare gets another big scalp at Riccarton.

Club rugby results

Club rugby.

Pirates-Old Boys, Star, Eastern-Northern Barbarians pick up premier club rugby wins.

A great man farewelled

Club rugby.

A club rugby hero is farewelled and fingers crossed for a Southland lad overseas - this week's Sav's Sidelines column.

3 generations, 1 rugby team video

Grandfather Mackie Thompson, his son Colin, and grandson Cullen.

Grandad plays in the loose forwards, his son's at halfback and grandson is in the outside backs.

NZ netball comp: hit or miss?

Steel shooter Jhaniele Fowler-Reid has been among the best players in the national netball premiership.

 New competition unearths some exciting young talent, but too many one-sided games a concern.

Australian prop feels for mates

Guy Millar playing for the Western Force against the Melbourne Rebels last year.

"They are struggling with simple things like not being able to sign rental agreements.''

Prop enjoying NZ rugby lesson

Former Western Force prop Guy Millar who is now part of the Highlanders.

Stags prop Guy Millar has hardly been spotted on the field for the Highlanders this season but he says he's learning plenty.

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