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‘Bombshell’ axing performance hub

CYCLING New Zealand "dropped a bombshell" on the Invercargill SIT Southern Performance Hub athletes and coaches when it announced its decision this month to discontinue any future involvement after March 2022 - sacking the...

Old Boys cricketers end 2021 on a high note

OLD Boys carried on its good form in round seven of Southland's one-day premier cricket league on Saturday with a 114-run win at Appleby. Old Boys batted first and racked up 229 runs in 50...

On Par – Golf Southland

Bowmont Meats 4BBB The Golf Southland Bowmont Meats 4BBB teed off at Queens Park Golf Club on Monday, with 98 women in the field. Bronwyn O'Brien (Tuatapere) and Rose Wilson (Riverton) were the winners with...

Metro, Old Boys have strong start

SOUTHLAND'S one-day premier cricket league took a break last Saturday; some T-20 cricket was played which left time in the afternoon for the boys to attend the races. In round seven this Saturday, Waikoikoi will...

On Par – Golf Southland

Men's Interprovincial THE Southland team finished 11th at the New Zealand Interprovincial in Ashburton last week. Southland finished with two halves and four losses with several close games. Tyler McLean had four wins, and Matt Tautari...

Harness racing in full swing during summer

HARNESS Racing is in full swing for summer with many events scheduled for December and January. Under the new Covid-19 traffic light system, the public are welcome on course but vaccine passports are required for...

Athletes take part in run in spirit of Kepler Challenge

THERE were wet but warm conditions for 15 hardy souls who lined up at 6am on Saturday, at what would have been the official start of the 34th Kepler Challenge. Some of the 15 runners...

Cricketers back to 50-over games

AFTER the previous two rounds of Southland club cricket were abandoned, it was a relief for players to have three premier league games played on Saturday. Waikoikoi had an easy nine-wicket, home-ground win against Metropolitan,...

On Par – Golf Southland

Gilmour Rosebowl Waikaka ladies continue their hold on the Gilmour Rosebowl, beating Wyndham 3/2 last week. Individual results (Waikaka names first): Janis Steel beat Lorraine Froger 7/9, Deryn Cullen lost Irene Walker 5/4, Lois Byars...

Steel players ignite for 2022

THERE will be no easing into the new season for the Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel's class of 2022. The squad assembled at ILT Stadium Southland on Tuesday to officially start preparation for the 2022...
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