Sports

Fishing conditions perfection

PARTICIPANTS of the annual Te Anau Club Fishing Competition had the perfect weather conditions to have a winning catch last weekend. Event organiser Charlie Drysdale said the competition was previously scheduled for January 15, but due to...

Tutus the running attire of choice for the 22nd

If you go down to the park on the morning of any Saturday the 22nd, beware as you will more than likely see every man, woman, child and even dogs adorned in tutus and...

On par – Golf Southland

Laing Shield NIGHTCAPS has retained the Laing Shield in its first challenge of the year defeating Tuatapere 5 to .5. Individual Results, Nightcaps names first. Brett Dobbie beat Connor Fowle 4/3, Stu Dobbie square Zac Fowle, Ross...

Southland Boys’ still to achieve first win

After nine rounds of Southland’s 50-over premier competition, Southland Boys’ High School is still looking for its first win. Old Boys beat the school team by 123 runs on Saturday. The Old Boys opening batsmen...

Skate event a great success

THE first event organised by Skate South, a skate, BMX, Scooter and Rollerblade Jam/Competition at the Invercargill Skate Park on Saturday proved to be a great success. Event organiser James Todd was extremely pleased with...

Ultra-marathon runner takes NZ in his stride

AN ultra-marathoner completed the biggest challenge of his life last week, finishing a 40-day charity run in Bluff. Andrew McCrory, who works as a tutor at the Eastern Institute of Technology in Napier, last month...

On Par – Golf Southland

Southland Strokeplay and South Island Strokeplay A high-quality field contested the 54-hole Southland Strokeplay and Golf NZ South Island Strokeplay in perfect conditions at the Invercargill Golf Club last weekend. Cameron Harlock (New Plymouth) took out...

Giving athletics a good go

HUNDREDS of young athletes from throughout the South Island got active last weekend as part of the Colgate Games held in Invercargill. Some of the sports athletes took part in at Surrey Park included discus,...

Waikoikoi still in top position

WAIKOIKOI carried on its good form from last year into round eight of Southland's 50-over premier cricket league on Saturday with a 16-run win at Southland Boys' High School (SBHS). Waikoikoi batted first and racked...

Ascot to host premier event

CUP Day is one of the south’s premier race days. The Ascot Park Hotel Invercargill Cup will be raced amid a day of glamour, action and excitement on Saturday, January 29. The race programme will feature...
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