Sports

Winners shine bright on Diamonds Day

SATURDAY’s Diamonds Day harness race meeting at Ascot Park Raceway in Invercargill was a great success. On track, Sand Wave won the Alabar Southern Supremacy Stakes Final in front of a vocal group of owners...

Sharks make their mark in season opener

THE Southland Sharks were on attack, winning their first game of the season against the Wellington Saints at ILT Stadium Southland last Friday. The Sharks beat the Saints 117-81 in their opening home game in...

POB squad steps up in round three

PIRATES Old Boys (POB) provided the highlight in round three of the Southland Premier Club Rugby Competition with a 27-26 victory over defending champion Woodlands at Surrey Park, Invercargill. POB co-coach Ben McHugh said it...

Riverton races curtailed

THERE was plenty of drama at the Riverton races over the Easter weekend, not all of it involving horses. The first day of the Riverton Easter races, one of Southland's first major events since the...

First round sees big wins

THE Premier Club Rugby Competition got under way in Southland last Thursday night. Pirates Old Boys (POB), Marist and Woodlands were the winners in round one. This Saturday, the Eastern Northern Barbarians will play Star at...

Making football accessible

AFTER moving to Invercargill nine weeks ago, Aotearoa Maori Football Te Waipounamu kaiwhakahaere (South Island development officer) Robbie Hawkins has led the charge in bringing Aotearoa Maori Football to Southland, forming two youth teams...

Men’s Muster ‘bringing back Buck’

AFTER the success of the inaugural Men’s Muster last year, Men’s Muster Fiordland 2022 is returning to Te Anau in August. The two-and-a-half-day schedule in Fiordland will focus on the theme of ‘charge up your...

Grab a partner and join the duathlon

FOR women who have never taken part in a multisport event before, the Mee and Henry Law Ltd Women’s Duathlon is an ideal starting point. The event, which will start and end at the Cabbage...

Te Anau cricketers on a roll in division 1 contest

TE ANAU is proving a real force in Southland cricket after winning the PGG Wrightson Championship – Combined Country Division 1 2021-2022 campaign. Team captain Greg Taylor said this season had been the best for...

Old Boys takes premier league crown

THE Invercargill Old Boys Cricket Club was crowned the Southland premier league champion after beating Appleby by 145 runs in the grand final at Queens Park on Saturday. Old Boys batted first and racked up...
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