Sports

Good sort unearthed in Wyndham football scene

MEET the Wyndham Town Football president, highly regarded coach, Menzies College schoolteacher, and all-round good sort Carl Lambert who has been transforming a small town's well-being one goal at a time. Lambert, a former Southland...

Southland cyclist excited for Olympics

CORBIN Strong is ready for whatever Tokyo has to throw at him. When you are 21 and fearless, and when you have been through a serious accident that threatened your entire career, you can handle...

Sharks reflect on top season

IT was emotional, it was loud and it was not without a fight. The SIT Zero Fees Southland Sharks ended the 2021 New Zealand Basketball League championship in fourth place after losing the semi-final to...

Pledger return ’emotional’

A TEARY conditioning coach described the return of Southland Sharks player Alex Pledger to the basketball court as a miracle. Three months after a colorectal cancer diagnosis, the New Zealand Tall Black and veteran National...

Sharks embrace underdog tag in final four match

ROB Beveridge is happy to admit the Southland Sharks are underdogs. It is a tag the team's head coach is embracing ahead of the National Basketball League Final Four. The Sharks face a talent-laden Hawke's Bay...

On Par – Golf Southland

Gilmour Rosebowl WAIKAKA continued its unbeaten run, beating Dipton 4Tuesday, played in fine overhead conditions but wet under foot. Individual results: Dianne Cleland beat Helen Baird 4/3, Janis Steel squared with Geraldine Todd, Sue Stewart beat...

Woodlands claims remarkable win

WOODLANDS pulled off one of the most remarkable victories imaginable when it won Southland's Galbraith Shield final 24-23 over Star 24-23 at Rugby Park in Invercargill on Saturday. Star looked certain to win, leading 23-7...

Grassroots netball a focus for Steel

THE spotlight will be on grassroots netball at the Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel's final home game of the regular season on Saturday. While the Steel has cemented its place in the Elimination Final against...

Rugby league action

Photographer Dave Loudon captured some of the action during the Southern Zone Rugby league 15s girls', 16s and 18s boys' tournament at Invercargill last weekend. Teams from Canterbury, Otago, Southland and the West Coast...

Rugby league tournament held

PHOTOS: DAVE LOUDON
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