Sports

POB still storming ahead in premier club rugby

SOUTHLAND'S premier grade rugby teams played their fourth game in 15 days on Saturday. The Pirates-Old Boys (POB) Hawks kept their unbeaten record intact by beating Star 26-9 at Waverly Park in Invercargill. Star had the...

Baby Shark

HE may only be 1-year-old, but Invercargill toddler Asher Auld was one of the most excited Sharks supporters at last week's game. Asher had recently learned to walk and spent the game walking through the...

Club offers a chance to give marching a go

PHOENIX Marching will fling the Waihopai School Hall doors wide open on May 22 to give the public the opportunity to try the sport. Phoenix marching coach Sheree Hall said the club was hoping to...

Good battles in round four see POB, Star claim wins

ROUND five of the Southland Premier Club Rugby Competition was played last night; Pirates-Old Boys (POB) was the only unbeaten team going into last night's games and was favoured to beat Blues at Les...

Winners shine bright on Diamonds Day

SATURDAY’s Diamonds Day harness race meeting at Ascot Park Raceway in Invercargill was a great success. On track, Sand Wave won the Alabar Southern Supremacy Stakes Final in front of a vocal group of owners...

Sharks make their mark in season opener

THE Southland Sharks were on attack, winning their first game of the season against the Wellington Saints at ILT Stadium Southland last Friday. The Sharks beat the Saints 117-81 in their opening home game in...

POB squad steps up in round three

PIRATES Old Boys (POB) provided the highlight in round three of the Southland Premier Club Rugby Competition with a 27-26 victory over defending champion Woodlands at Surrey Park, Invercargill. POB co-coach Ben McHugh said it...

Riverton races curtailed

THERE was plenty of drama at the Riverton races over the Easter weekend, not all of it involving horses. The first day of the Riverton Easter races, one of Southland's first major events since the...

First round sees big wins

THE Premier Club Rugby Competition got under way in Southland last Thursday night. Pirates Old Boys (POB), Marist and Woodlands were the winners in round one. This Saturday, the Eastern Northern Barbarians will play Star at...

Making football accessible

AFTER moving to Invercargill nine weeks ago, Aotearoa Maori Football Te Waipounamu kaiwhakahaere (South Island development officer) Robbie Hawkins has led the charge in bringing Aotearoa Maori Football to Southland, forming two youth teams...
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