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Sharks to face Oz team

SOUTHLAND Sharks are not phased they will have to beat an additional team in defending their National Basket Ball league title in the upcoming season. That's the opinion of Sharks general manager Jill Bolger as...

Crowd numbers swell at 51st Te Anau Rodeo

MORE spectators than ever attended the 51st Te Anau Rodeo on December 30, with crowd numbers increasing by about 1800 on past years. "It's great how rodeo across New Zealand is consistently attracting good crowds,"...

Top tennis in Te Anau

THE sixth Distinction Hotels Te Anau Tennis Invitational showcased some of New Zealand's best tennis on December 28 and 29 at the town's outdoor tennis arena. The Invitational featured eight of New Zealand's top male...

Strong sevens team assembled

DAN Cavanagh is hinting towards Southland providing the surprise package at the national sevens tournament this weekend, although he is more than comfortable with being written off by most. Southland has assembled arguably its best...

‘Real excitement’ in Southland team

SOUTHLAND cricket coach Steve Jackson wants to see his top-order batsmen deliver big totals as the build-up towards its 2019 Hawke Cup defences officially begins on Saturday. Southland ended a 26-year drought in March when...

Duffy to lead Otago Volts at Queens Park

JACOB Duffy's rapid rise to the Otago Volts' captaincy has coincided with a spike in his own bowling form, and he believes he may know why. The Southland product has been handed the captaincy duties...

Aiming to shake up nationals

NEW Southland men's sevens rugby coach Dan Cavanagh has been busy assembling an experienced group to potentially give this year's national tournament a good shake. Cavanagh has jumped from the assistant coach's role after previous...

Boost in ticket sales for ANBL game

THE Breakers' arrival in Invercargill today coincides with confirmation of a marquee Southland Sharks signing for the 2019 New Zealand National Basketball League. The Breakers will take on Melbourne United at ILT Stadium Southland tomorrow...

Selby-Rickit scores development contract

MANAAKI Selby-Rickit says he is eating like a savage at the moment as the Highlanders management attempt to add some bulk to the promising lock. Selby-Rickit was one of the Southland Stags' best during the...

Strong TOS debut for southern cyclist

YOUNG cycling sensation Corbyn Strong surprised even himself during his remarkable SBS Bank Tour of Southland debut last week. Strong has been regarded a future star of New Zealand cycling for some time, but the...
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