Sports

Time for the cricket season

IT has been a massive off-season for Southland Cricket Association officials, with general manager Jason Domigan pleased they can now simply get on with playing some games. The 2018-19 Southland cricket summer will begin on...

Softball await Community Trust call

THE Southland Softball Association is one step away from starting construction of its new clubrooms in Surrey Park. Facilities development committee chairman Noel Eade said thanks to fundraising efforts and community funders, $1.3 million of...

Wilson named Stag of the year

JAMES Wilson has been named the Southland Stags 2018 player of the year. The 35-year-old veteran returned to Southland to link up with the province he had already played for 66 times between 2003 and...

Fighters bring home medals

THE Invercargill Sejong Tae­kwondo club has once again enjoyed exceptional results at the Taekwondo Union New Zealand national championships in Pori­rua, Wellington. Club president Brock Monaghan-Neutze said the team of 24 fighters returned home with...

Winter Series wraps up

THE sixth and final race in the Southland Mountain Bike Club's Winter Series last Sunday concluded another successful round of mountain bike competitions. The annual series, which runs from May to October, is supported by...

A ‘major player’ 25 years on

TWENTY-FIVE years after Touch Southland was born, the organisation remains a major player in the Southland sporting scene, despite some challenges. LOGAN SAVORY reports. Touch Southland regional manager Warren Bryant concedes that trying to retain...

Cyclists to show off their skills in CBD

COMPETITIVE cycling will return to the streets of Invercargill on Sunday, with the running of the annual inner city criterium held as part of the 35th Yunca Junior Tour of Southland. The event will start...

Tennis coaches develop skills

SOUTHLAND'S next generation of tennis coaches have been learning their trade during a three-day workshop in Invercargill. Four aspiring coaches, including talented junior players Emma White, Holly Munro and Jess Willans, along with Steve Wadsworth,...

Boom in junior league numbers

THE Southland District Rugby League has been able to grow its junior competition from nothing to almost 180 players in the space of just three years. Three years ago, Amanda Karetai had a child who...

Wilson no longer an enigma

James Wilson lines up a kick at goal during a Southland Stags game at Rugby Park in Invercargill this season. IT would be easy to dedicate this column to picking apart the Southland Stags' obvious...
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