Sports

Runners relish cross-country course

ORETI Sands was originally for playing "a round", but last Saturday it was for running around. Oreti Sands is still a sports venue but rather than a golf course it was used as a cross-country...

On Par – Golf Southland

Positive start Golfers Southland-wide are back in the swing of things in a big way, with an almost 23% increase in the estimated number of rounds played in the first two weeks of June. Golf New...

POB gathers solid squad for 2020

THE Pirates Old Boys premier grade team has a realistic chance of pushing towards the Galbraith Shield final this year and the club's B team is competing well in the division 2 life members'...

Blues comes from behind for victory

WOODLANDS, Marist and Blues were the winners in the round two Galbraith Shield encounters last Saturday. Blues came from behind to earn a 23-20 victory over Star at Balmoral Dr in Invercargill. Star co-coach Chris McIlwrick...

Celebrating our sporting excellence

SEVERAL of Southland's sporting heroes were honoured at the regional sports awards this week. The awards, which are normally celebrated at a function, were changed this year to a digital format, with 13 awards to...

Woodlands has strong start to season

WOODLANDS confirmed its early dominance in the premier grade when the Southland club rugby competitions began on Saturday. The star-studded Woodlands team earned a 24-7 win on its home ground over reigning champion Blues. Pirates Old...

Homegrown talent shines in Te Anau win

FOR the first time in "a number of years" the Te Anau senior rugby team beat Wyndham 19-17 at Te Anau on Saturday. The game was especially rewarding as Wyndham had been a finalist in...

Blues aims to continue success

INVERCARGILL Blues is Southland's oldest and most successful rugby club. Last season the South City club won the Galbraith Shield for the 32nd time since 1874. This year Blues is fielding four senior teams; premier, division...

Club rugby action

Dave Loudon Photography captured some of the action from the Blues Rugby Club Under 9s  vs Star Rugby Club under 9s and Star Rugby Club Senior Cs  vs Central Pirates Rugby Club Senior Cs...

2020 rugby season gets under way

THERE will be six premier grade teams in contention for the Galbraith Shield when the Southland club rugby season kicks off on Saturday. Rugby Southland had to continually revise the competition structures through autumn as...
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