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Disc golf set to open this month

FORMER New Zealand junior disc golf champion Martin Conway is excited the Invercargill disc golf course in Queens Park has come to fruition. The 18-hole course, which begins at the park's Herbert St entrance and...

Bodybuilders strut stuff at nationals

FOUR Southland bodybuilders returned home with placings from the National Amateur Body Builders Association championships held in Palmerston North. Maria Oliphant-O'Donnell came second in the women's open figure tall; Clayre Watt came third in the...

Charity Pairs Tournament on this weekend

NINETY-SIX players from throughout the South Island, including six New Zealand development team members and past winners dating back to 1983, will take part in Bowls Southland Invercargill Licensing Trust Charity Pairs Tournament, which...

The return of the chief – Pledger back for Sharks

The good off-season news out of Southland Sharks HQ continued today with confirmation that Tall Blacks and New Zealand Breakers big man Alex Pledger will return for his third season in orange in 2018. The...

City cyclists to reunite

PAST and present cyclists will get together at a reunion at the Ascot Park Hotel on November 12. Event organiser Peter Robinson said they held a small function earlier this year. "We are planning something more...

Table tennis coaches excel

TWO of Southland's foremost table tennis coaches, Shelley Smith and Barry Ellis, have experienced plenty of success recently. Both excelled in the Southland residential championships, with Smith achieving the rare feat of the Triple Crown...

A haunting night ahead

THE Southern Pro Wrestling (SPW) crew are back in their home town of Invercargill on Saturday, October 28, for their latest show at the Invercargill Workingmen's Club. Halloween Haunting! would be the crew's last Invercargill...

Ruakawa completes quartet of tall blacks signings for Sharks

The Southland Sharks have today added another key piece to its playing roster for 2018, with Derone Raukawa confirming he will return to the side for a third season in 2018. The Tall Blacks’ point...

Basketball competition expands

THE 3X3 Youth Basketball Competition has grown to cater for primary school-aged children, as well as teenagers. Hosted by South Alive, Sport Southland and Sport Down South, the free competition which was introduced last year...

Medals for Phoenix Synchro

THE New Zealand Synchronised Swimming Championships was held at Splash Palace last week. Invercargill's Phoenix Synchronised Swimming Club won seven gold, six silver and five bronze medals. Coach Kirstin Anderson said it was a huge achievement. Club...
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