Sports

Sports awards finalists named

FINALISTS from a wide range of sporting codes have been recognised ahead of the 2018/2019 ILT Southland Sports Awards next month. The winners will be announced at a gala dinner at the Ascot Park Hotel...

Girls football popular in the south

GIRLS are stepping up to kick for goal. The growing popularity of girls football in Southland was evident at ILT Stadium Southland last week with nearly 100 girls from five Southland schools turning up to...

Cycling teams on track for Challenge

TRAINING is under way for those entered in the 2019 Architecture Unlimited Track Challenge set for June 30. Previously called the Corporate Pursuit, the event held at the SIT Zero Fees Velodrome in Invercargill will...

Southern Steel has ‘plenty to be proud of’

WHILE a "gutting" loss is fresh in the mind of the Southern Steel, the team is not letting that define a stellar season. The hometown hopes were knocked out of the ANZ Premiership elimination final...

Muddy track features in round 2 of winter series

ROUND two of the H & J Outdoor Winter series June 2019 was held on Sunday, and while it was sunnier than the last race in the series, there was plenty of mud under...

Fighting fit in new premises

AFTER two months of uncertainty about its fate, the Invercargill Boxing Gym has secured a new dedicated home. "We are so relieved," co-owner Carla Lawrence said. Invercargill Boxing Gym has been run by husband and wife...

NZ bowled the Aussies over

IT was a fight to the finish, but New Zealand ultimately won out. The New Zealand Mat Blacks Indoor Bowls Team fought off a very strong challenge by Australia in front of a large home...

Southland mountainbiker has sights set on Olympics

SOUTHLAND'S Josh Burnett is rising through the ranks of New Zealand's top mountainbikers. Within the past year, the former Southland Boys' High School pupil has amassed a New Zealand title, South Island and North Island...

Steel hoping for record run

THE Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel are gearing up for their third game against the Northern Stars this season, with the goal of winning their way to the ANZ Premiership elimination final. Back playing on...

On track for winter

THE rain did not keep the cyclists away from the trails last weekend. More than 70 competitors converged on Sandy Point on Sunday to the first of the Southland Mountain Bike Club's H&J outdoor winter...
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