Sports

Southland United U12 girls football team on front foot

A TEAM of Southland footballers are seeing success after winning the division 2 U12 Invercargill Cup. Coach Kate Bunting said Southland United introduced the Southland United Girls' Development Programme for 12th and 14th Grade this...

Stags’ golden era remembered

THIS weekend the Southland Stags Ranfurly Shield winning teams from 2009 and 2011 are reuniting to celebrate their epic achievements and a wonderful period of Southland rugby. David Henderson, who was in the coaches' box...

Archer hits world target

PLACING as the highest ranked archer in the under-18 category on a world stage has made 17-year-old Ryan Jones even hungrier for success, he says. Last week, he returned from competing at the Madrid 2019...

Southland kids get moving

SPORT Southland's Made to Move team hosted a Health and Physical Education Day last week – the first of its kind in New Zealand. About 900 Year 5-8 pupils made their way to ILT Stadium...

South Island rugby league final

Images from the outh Island Rugby league final played at Dunedin on Saturday. Otago took the win, 38 to 22. Photos: Dave Loudon Photography  

Boxers glove up for a good cause

FIGHTING for a cause, this year's Fight for Kidz event saw 22 boxers slugging it out to raise money for Southland children on Saturday. While he could not yet say how much had been raised,...

Young stars the pride of the region

RISING Southland cycling star Emily Paterson (18) received a big welcome home at the Invercargill Airport after she won a silver medal at the World Junior Track Cycling Championship in Germany. Friends and fellow pupils...

Southland Rams takes on Canterbury Maori

Images from the South Island premier rugby league game between Southland Rams and the Canterbury Maori team last Saturday in Invercargill. The Rams won the game 38 to 10. The Southland Rams take on...

Southerner in winning form

USUALLY nervous before a big race, 17-year-old Shakira Mirfin felt calm and prepared to take on the 2019 World Rowing Junior Championships, but winning was "pretty insane". "We'd done so much preparation in our boat...

Basketball star inspires youngsters

FROM seeing Steven Adams play on TV to facing him on the court, Sophie Hika (12) got a once-in-a-lifetime chance to play with one of her biggest role models. The budding basketballer said the experience...
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