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Game brings back memories

SOME Southland rugby old timers are taking a trip down memory lane at the moment. The French Barbarians will take on the Highlanders in Invercargill tomorrow night. It is a prelude to the All Blacks...

League semi-finals action

HE Tauaa and the Cowboys will battle it out in the Southland premier rugby league grand final on Saturday. The Cowboys will head into the grand final as favourites after going through the season undefeated. They...

Southland United achieves its goal

SOUTHLAND Football officials have a hectic couple of weeks ahead of them as they try to put together a competitive South Island football league team. A 90th minute match-winning goal by Japanese import Hayato Wakino...

Halfback aims to reach Mitre 10 Cup target

IT is simple really – Jonty Wood wants to play in the Mitre 10 Cup. After a few years dancing around the fringes of New Zealand's premier provincial rugby competition, the 24-year-old has come south...

Superb six minutes from Murphy

JORDAN Murphy has been part of the Southland Sharks for four years, with his core responsibility normally on the training court. The 23-year-old has sweated it out at training to help ensure those players in...

Netball the big winner on the night

THE Southern Steel have a scrap on their hands in a tight 2018 ANZ Premiership netball competition, but last Friday night they were able to spend time reflecting on something special. The Steel scooped the...

League results

THE Cowboys prevailed over He Tauaa in the main premier grade rugby league game of the day at Sandy Point last Saturday. Talk on the sideline was that this game could go either way and...

Green and black in the blood

THERE was a point almost 30 years ago when the Marist and Blues rugby clubs went ever so close to merging. Combining playing numbers, and resources in general, was seen as a possible way forward...

Ruwhiu back on track

TALK about talented. Seventeen-year-old Southlander Nepia Ruwhiu is just as comfortable plucking the strings on his bass guitar as he is lighting up the wooden boards at the SIT Velodrome in Invercargill. To add to it...

League hopes down to the wire

IT'S all in front of Southland United on Saturday as they chase a spot in the new South Island competition. The formula is pretty simple for the Southland football team in the Southern Premier League...
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