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Southland Rams to fight back after first round loss

THE Southland Rams started their South Island premier rugby league campaign with a 26-22 loss to the Otago Whalers in Invercargill last Saturday. The Otago and Southland players are no strangers to each other after...

Golfer still in the swing

AGE is proving no barrier to 90-year-old Winton man Bill Foster's golf game. Mr Foster has been playing golf on and off for nearly 50 years, and shows no signs of stopping. The camaraderie at the...

Name change a ‘fitting tribute’ to Frew

THE curtain is about to come down on Wendy Frew's time playing elite netball at ILT Stadium Southland, sorry, Wendy Frew Stadium. LOGAN SAVORY caught up with Frew for a bit of reflection. IT'S 2002....

Second half charge cements Stags’ win

THE Southland Stags took their first tentative steps towards the Mitre 10 Cup season last Saturday, but it might be in Alexandra tomorrow where we get a better indication as to just where the...

Weeks wants to stay in Sharks’ attack

INVERCARGILL isn't a destination where an elite Australian basketballer aspires to end up. However, Jarrad Weeks has no regrets. In fact, the talented Australian has gone as far as suggesting he got lucky when he decided...

College pupils win golf classic

THE Te Anau Golf Club celebrated its 41st Te Anau Fiordland Golf Classic at the weekend. The Ray White-sponsored classic is one of the province's biggest golf tournaments, attracting 96 teams and 192 competitors. Top honours...

Burnett to represent NZ

HARD work and determination to achieve his goals have rewarded Invercargill mountain biker Josh Burnett with the opportunity to represent New Zealand. One of only two from the South Island, Burnett leaves for Switzerland on...

Hard work pays off for prop

IT was a week to remember for Reuben Northover. It started with confirmation Northover had locked in a spot in the 2018 Southland Stags Mitre 10 Cup squad. It finished with his club team Marist...

Marist holds on to shield

IT didn't take long for the prospect of three in a row to be raised on Saturday. The Marist Rugby Club created history on Saturday at Rugby Park in Invercargill when it made it back-to-back...

Sting still has the competitive edge

EVEN the most ambitious script writer may have wondered if last Saturday's drama at ILT Stadium Southland could be regarded too far fetched. Twenty years after the formation of the Southern Sting netball team, which...
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