Sports

Clean sweep for team

IT was a clean sweep for James Hargest College at the South Island Secondary School Squash Championships in Nelson this month, with both the girls’ and boys’ teams winning gold. The boys’ team, seeded number...

Mates pair up for match

JOSH Curran and Kane Bates have been mates for years, and now they are looking out for each other in the wrestling ring. The pair joined Invercargill’s new Southern Pro Wrestling (SPW) School at the...

Future looks bright for club

TE ANAU Rugby Club is on the way to reaching one of its goals in division one of this year’s club rugby competition. Club president Roger Foote said at the start of the year the...

DLS on the rebuild

DRUMMOND Limehills Star (DLS) is charging on in division one of this year’s Southland-wide club rugby competition. Coach Chris McIlwrick said it had been a rebuilding year for the club, which lost nine players from...

Dawkins takes top honours

NEW Zealand track cyclist Eddie Dawkins took top honours in the 2015-2016 ILT Southland Sports Awards on Friday night. He was recognised for his performance in powering the New Zealand sprint team to world championship...

‘Sports taster’ for pupils

PUPILS from throughout Southland took part in a ‘‘sports taster’’ last Thursday at the ILT Stadium Southland. Special Olympics New Zealand South Otago and Southland sports co-ordinator Michelle Greenwood said each term a different ‘‘sports...

Newcomers win at scarper event

IT was a successful meet for Southland sled dog racing newcomers David Fosbender and Georgie Galloway at the Southland Sled Dog Association’s 20th anniversary Scarper at Sandy Point over Queen’s Birthday Weekend, club member...

Community feel at Collegiate

ONE of the first things you will notice about Collegiate as a club is when you play for them you’re not just part of a team, you are part of a family. ‘‘Just ask any...

Team off to Fiji

MEMBERS of the New Zealand South synchronised swimming team are making final touches to their routines ahead of the Oceania Championships in Fiji next week. The team is one of two New Zealand teams heading...

Huge haul at champs

SOUTHLAND’S taekwondo fighters won big at the Taekwondo Union New Zealand (TUNZ) South Island championships in Blenheim two weeks ago. Southland Sejong Taekwondo (SST) took 21 fighters to the competition, all of whom won medals...
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