Sports

Bodybuilders in top form

EMPOWERED and more motivated than ever, three Southland athletes have walked away winners from the International Natural Bodybuilding Association Nationals. Held in Hamilton last month, Toni Eade, Lisa Maxwell and Janet Hodgetts, all of Invercargill,...

Rakiura run a winner

AFTER doubling the population size of Stewart Island last weekend, Rakiura Challenge Trail Run race director Chris Cox says he is confident the event has a bright future ahead. The 33.7km trail run around the...

Ironman heads to Hawaii

WINTON Ironman Pete Wilkinson is heading to Hawaii to compete in the sport's pinnacle event at Kona on October 13. Wilkinson is Assistant Principal at Menzies College in Wyndham, while wife Kelly teaches at Central...

Southland United U12 girls football team on front foot

A TEAM of Southland footballers are seeing success after winning the division 2 U12 Invercargill Cup. Coach Kate Bunting said Southland United introduced the Southland United Girls' Development Programme for 12th and 14th Grade this...

Stags’ golden era remembered

THIS weekend the Southland Stags Ranfurly Shield winning teams from 2009 and 2011 are reuniting to celebrate their epic achievements and a wonderful period of Southland rugby. David Henderson, who was in the coaches' box...

Archer hits world target

PLACING as the highest ranked archer in the under-18 category on a world stage has made 17-year-old Ryan Jones even hungrier for success, he says. Last week, he returned from competing at the Madrid 2019...

Southland kids get moving

SPORT Southland's Made to Move team hosted a Health and Physical Education Day last week – the first of its kind in New Zealand. About 900 Year 5-8 pupils made their way to ILT Stadium...

South Island rugby league final

Images from the outh Island Rugby league final played at Dunedin on Saturday. Otago took the win, 38 to 22. Photos: Dave Loudon Photography  

Boxers glove up for a good cause

FIGHTING for a cause, this year's Fight for Kidz event saw 22 boxers slugging it out to raise money for Southland children on Saturday. While he could not yet say how much had been raised,...

Young stars the pride of the region

RISING Southland cycling star Emily Paterson (18) received a big welcome home at the Invercargill Airport after she won a silver medal at the World Junior Track Cycling Championship in Germany. Friends and fellow pupils...
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