Sports

Fans given reason to cheer

AFTER not playing at home for 665 days, the Southland Sharks continued their strong early season form with a thrilling 78-76 win over the Taranaki Mountainairs. Before the match, crowd expectations were high. Hope Mohi, of...

On Par – Golf Southland

Southland under-19 team named THE Southland under-19 team playing in the South Island under-19 Age Grade Interprovincial which finishes tomorrow at the Otago Golf Club is George Prendergast, Connor Fowle, Luke Harvey and Matthew McLelland,...

Encouraging kids to give golf a go

GOLF Southland's junior development officer Simon Boland just wants youngsters to love playing golf. The first step, he says, is to get them playing, and he's well on the way to creating some exciting opportunities...

POB unbeaten after three rounds

THE only club rugby to be played in Southland this week will be the senior women as the men take time off for duck shooting. Albion women played Blues at the Gore Showgrounds on Tuesday...

Poolside

FIVE swimmers represented Southland at the New Zealand National Age Group Champs last week. The team of Amelia Black and Sualo Lafoga, of the Waverley Swimming Club, and Liam Devery, Joseph Koroiadi and Matthew Speight,...

‘No support’ for jump racing

THE Riverton races next Thursday will sadly be less of a spectacle than usual with both the Great Western Steeplechase and the Great Western Hurdles not taking their place on the eight-race card. In recent...

Rangatahi Sports Tournament boosts teamwork and positivity

CELEBRATING Youth Week, The Rangatahi Sports Tournament is set to return next month. Number 10 Southland Youth One Stop Shop's annual community event was created specifically for young people enrolled in alternative education or training. Project...

Kennedy a rising star in her fields

SOUTHLAND athlete Kennedy Taylor has shown her prowess on the national stage and we are all looking forward to seeing how good she will become in the future. The slight 15-year-old has had an impressive...

Midlands, Star both seek first win in premier grade

THE feature game in round 3 of the Southland premier club rugby competition is between Star and Midlands at Limehills tonight. Both sides are looking for their first win of the season. The two unbeaten...

Steel thrills in opener against mainland rival

"THAT was just like a dream result." The words from Ascot Park Southern Steel captain Shannon Saunders after her team obliterated Good Oil Tactix 54-36 at its first ANZ Premiership hit out at ILT Stadium...
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