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Bowlers excited to represent NZ on home turf

SOUTHLAND indoor bowlers Gary Low and Suzanne Mackie may be old hands at representing their country, but they still rate competing in the 23rd Indoor Bowls Trans-Tasman International Test Match in Invercargill next month...

Charity game raises $15k

DESPITE the opposition team being stacked with lawmakers, it was Blair Vining's Invitational XV that laid down the law at a charity rugby match in Queenstown on Saturday. In a game in which no quarter...

Winton teen stars in Maori netball team

WINTON teenager Della-May McDermott was a key member of the New Zealand Maori Netball team which won the Pacific Cup in Papakura last month. Seventeen-year old McDermott played in the goal keep position, as the...

Marist takes 50-over cricket title

MARIST convincingly beat Appleby by seven wickets in the ILT Southland 50-over competition final at Queens Park on Saturday. The fog and a wet outfield delayed the start of play by 90 minutes and the...

Charity boxing event returns early

IT'S all on – red will face off against blue on fight night. Fight for Kidz is returning to Invercargill on September 7, six months earlier than originally scheduled. Co-organiser Dave Bartley said they were bringing...

Southland to host trans-Tasman bowls test

AS the curtain starts to come down on summer sports, winter sports look to take over and indoor bowls clubs throughout Southland will start up over the coming weeks. In a major coup, the Southland...

XV toface parliament team

SOON after Winton man Blair Vining, 38, was diagnosed with terminal bowel cancer in October last year he wrote out his bucket list, which included one last game of rugby with his favourite team-mates.. Mr...

Steel smash Magic

BY JEFF CHESHIRE A RAMPANT second quarter set the platform and the rest followed for the Southern Steel, scoring a third comprehensive win in as many games in Invercargill on Monday night. Steel scored 23 goals...

Southland women’s masters team named

The Southland Women's Masters team to contest the New Zealand Women's Masters Championships at Nelson Golf Club next month has been named. Robyn Boniface, Robyn Pullar, Olivia Frost and Kerry Williams will all tee...

Men’s netball thriving

AN increasing number of boys and men are taking up netball, with pathways opening up to national level competition, Invercargill Netball Centre president Maree McMillan says. Seven teams have entered Invercargill Netball Centre's men's competition...
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