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Tasman’s power proves too strong

THE Southland Stags are desperate to beat fellow championship team Manawatu at Rugby Park in Invercargill this Sunday. The Stags have lost their first four games of the competition; their first three games had plenty...

Iversen aims for marathon title

Craig Iversen (pictured) has gone from a 1hr 31min half-marathon to one of the top marathon contenders in Sunday's Southland Festival of Running. Iversen's half was four years ago. His three subsequent marathons were progressively...

Southern rivers ready for racing

TE Anau will host the first leg of the 2021 New Zealand Jet Boat River Racing Marathon on the Upper Waiau River on Saturday, October 16. Race co-organiser Tim Guthrie, of Dunedin, said the marathon...

On Par – Golf Southland

THE South Island Men's Masters Interprovincial was played at the weekend with Southland securing a win over Otago 3.5 to 2.5. Unfortunately, the team could not manage another win despite some close matches. Bryan Cantley, playing...

On Par – Golf Southland

MLT Pennants Invercargill A is the 2021 MLT President Pennants champion. The team beat Mataura 2.5 to 1.5 at Gore on Saturday. Individual results were (Invercargill names first): Matt Tautari squared with Tyler McLean, Craig O'Rorke beat...

Cyclists battle tough conditions

CONDITIONS were certainly memorable for Saturday's Memorial Race Classic, as cyclists in the open handicap event battled strong wind, rain, and cold over 102 kilometres. Mid South Canterbury cyclist Jaxson Whyte took the win in...

Stags unlucky with close loss in extra time

THE Southland Stags go into this Sunday's round five National Provincial Championship game desperate for their first win of the season. This assignment against Tasman in Blenheim will be difficult; the Makos have won the...

Marathon training guide: October 4 to 10 (The Big Day)

The word today is "preparation". First, are you entered? Online entries close on Wednesday (October 7). Pack everything the night before then check it. Be sure to include warm and dry clothes to put on afterwards. Pack...

Clean sweep for Fiordland club

THE Southland Road Championships were held in perfect racing conditions with a little breeze and a cool day in Te Anau on Saturday. The return to Alert Level 2 made it possible for the Fiordland...

On Par – Golf Southland

MLT President Pennants The semi-finalists for this weekend's finals at Gore are Invercargill A v Winton and Riversdale v Mataura. This is the first year both Riversdale and Mataura have entered teams in this competition so...
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