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Kiwis out of contention

Dexter Dunn sits fourth in the World Driving Championships heading into the final day.

Kiwi pair lacking the horsepower to make mark on World Driving Championships.

Rower braves crocs and hippos

Richard ''Dick'' Arnst photographed while training in Christchurch.

The 1910, Kiwi sculler Dick Arnst defended his world title on the Zambezi River.

Big test for under-19 players

No 8 Lio Tosi will captain the Southland under-19 team against Canterbury under-19 in Invercargill on Saturday.

Southland under-19 team set to take on Canterbury in Invercargill, while Southland B will play Canterbury B in Christchurch.

Teeanger to make surprise debut

Jay Renton will start at halfback for the Southland Stags against Hawke's Bay in Napier.

Stags frontline halfbacks Liam Howley and Jahvis Wallace both missing from Southland's 2017 opener.

St Mary's puts 'icing on the cake'

The St Mary's Invercargill team celebrates after beating Ex-High 59-49 in the Southland-wide netball final in ...

St Mary's Invercargill shooters play big role in Southland-wide netball final win over Ex-High.

Country Day Cup contested

Josh Kalweit was the overall winner in the Mossburn Golf Club's Fescue Cup.

Josh Kalweit claims Mossburn Golf Club title in a playoff against Dan Turner.

Finals time for Southland hockey

Hockey Southland general manager Tracey McCall.

Eastern United hockey players look to another title to their trophy cabinet.

Injury cloud hovers

Scott Eade may well find himself filling in at halfback in the Stags' showdown with Hawke's Bay on Saturday.

Call still to be made on doubtful players in lead up to Stags opening game against Hawke's Bay.

Promising footballer off to the US

Southland United player Ben Rea slots a penalty for the Gore Wanderers against Waihopai in Southland's Donald Gray Cup ...

Southland United will have to do without the services of defender Ben Rea for the rest of the season.

Dixon ready to bounce back video

Elliot Dixon is looking forward to lining up for the Southland Stags in this season's national provincial championship.

"It's a bit of a bitter taste in the mouth, you always want to be picked in teams like the All Blacks.''

Fourth Kiwi confirmed for La Vuelta

Tom Scully is the fourth Kiwi confirmed to race La Vuelta a Espana.

Tom Scully and Aaron Gate will make their Grand Tour debuts at the Vuelta a Espana.

Fired up Ferns hit back

Katrina Grant is approaching her second year as Silver Ferns captain.

Lack of belief in Silver Ferns across ditch fuels fire for NZ captain.

Plenty to work on for Rams

Southland Rams player Dylan Lovett scores a try for his club team Cowboys during the Southland District Rugby League ...

The Southland Rams have plenty to work on as they look to remain in contention in the South Island Premier Rugby League Competition.

Mum McKenzie to fly flag

Damian McKenzie in action for the Chiefs in Super Rugby.

Damian McKenzie's parents caught off guard by surprise announcement he would start for the All Blacks in Sydney.

Kiwis struggle

Dexter Dunn has dropped back to fifth place in the World Drivers Championship.

Kiwi representatives fall further off the pace at World Championships.

Cup numbers struggle

Lazarus leads the field with a lap to go in the 2016 New Zealand Trotting Cup.

It's the richest harness racing event in the country yet there are only 25 nominations for the New Zealand Trotting Cup.

Cumming 'putting hand up' for NZ team

New Zealand track cyclist Emma Cumming is looking forward to the World Cup events after spending time in the United States.

Southland track cyclist Emma Cumming is looking to push for a spot in the New Zealand team with the 2018 Commonwealth Games in her sights.

From workmates to netball final rivals

Netball South workmates Jess Huia, St Mary's Invercargill coach, left, and Colleen Bond, the Eastern Southland Ex High ...

There could be some interesting conversations by the watercooler on Friday morning at the Netball South office in Invercargill.

Thundercats claim title

Andrew Wheeler was named the most valuable player for the 2017 Southland men's A-grade basketball competition.

South City Spurs come unstuck in 2017 Southland men's club basketball final.

Tall Blacks brace for Jordan

Luke Aston is loving his first taste of the Tall Blacks environment at the Fiba Asia Cup.

New Tall Blacks thriving in the international environment at Fiba Asia Cup.

Admirals must win Game 1

The Auckland Admirals will host the Southern Stampede in the first of three finals this weekend.

Auckland Admirals up against it to upset Southern Stampede in NZIHL finals.

Junior wrestlers aiming high

Leila Hill, 10, and Bella McKenzie, 7, at the Southern Spartans Wrestling Club ahead of the Southland Wrestling ...

Gore youngsters Bella McKenzie and Leila Hill will be trying to wrestle their way onto the international stage, starting at the Southland Wrestling Championships in Gore on Sunday.

Semifinal quest for Stags

The Southland Stags forward pack get ready to pack a scrum in the preseason game against Otago in Gore.

Southland Stags prepare well in 2017 preseason, will the results now follow?

Ice hockey: fighting for control

The role of fighting and umpires in the New Zealand Ice Hockey League has been a topic of ongoing debate.

As the Stampede look to reclaim the New Zealand Ice Hockey League title over the next two weekends, Debbie Jamieson looks at the pros and cons of allowing fighting on the rink.

Japan coach's NZ challenge

New Stags assistant coach Atsushi Tanabe at a Southland training in Invercargill on Tuesday.

Japanese assistant coach Atsushi Tanabe is helping fine tune Southland Stags attack in the lead up to New Zealand's 2017 provincial season.

Successful season for Higgins

Jumps jockey Stuart Higgins with an unnamed 3-year-old, by Natural Destiny, at Ascot Park racecourse this week.

"Southland is a good place to work with horses...it works for me," jockey Stuart Higgins says.

Gibson signs with Southern United

Kristian Gibson in action during a Chatham Cup fixture against Coastal Spirit.

Nelson Suburbs defender Kristian Gibson adds to large Irish contingent at Southern United.

QT goldpanners win world

Team Kiwi won a world gold panning championship in their category in Scotland. The team is Queenstown's Megan Ide, her ...

Team Kiwi bring gold from gold panning champs in Scotland coming almost two minutes ahead of the opposition.

SI league gathers momentum

Cashmere Technical's Jordan Halligan, right, and Caversham's Andrew Ridden could meet in a proposed South Island league ...

Fate of possible South Island football league to be known later next month.

Seagate win fourth world title

Seagate adventure racers Stu Lynch of Auckland, Chris Forne of Queenstown, Bob McLachlan of Wanaka and Joanna Williams ...

The battlefield for minor places was left to the Swedes.

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