Sports

Boost in ticket sales for ANBL game

THE Breakers' arrival in Invercargill today coincides with confirmation of a marquee Southland Sharks signing for the 2019 New Zealand National Basketball League. The Breakers will take on Melbourne United at ILT Stadium Southland tomorrow...

Selby-Rickit scores development contract

MANAAKI Selby-Rickit says he is eating like a savage at the moment as the Highlanders management attempt to add some bulk to the promising lock. Selby-Rickit was one of the Southland Stags' best during the...

Strong TOS debut for southern cyclist

YOUNG cycling sensation Corbyn Strong surprised even himself during his remarkable SBS Bank Tour of Southland debut last week. Strong has been regarded a future star of New Zealand cycling for some time, but the...

Club rugby relationships mending

OPINION: HAVE we just seen a truce in a Southland rugby civil war which has been bubbling away in recent years? The Town and Country rugby relationship has hit rock bottom in recent years and...

Time for the cricket season

IT has been a massive off-season for Southland Cricket Association officials, with general manager Jason Domigan pleased they can now simply get on with playing some games. The 2018-19 Southland cricket summer will begin on...

Softball await Community Trust call

THE Southland Softball Association is one step away from starting construction of its new clubrooms in Surrey Park. Facilities development committee chairman Noel Eade said thanks to fundraising efforts and community funders, $1.3 million of...

Wilson named Stag of the year

JAMES Wilson has been named the Southland Stags 2018 player of the year. The 35-year-old veteran returned to Southland to link up with the province he had already played for 66 times between 2003 and...

Fighters bring home medals

THE Invercargill Sejong Tae­kwondo club has once again enjoyed exceptional results at the Taekwondo Union New Zealand national championships in Pori­rua, Wellington. Club president Brock Monaghan-Neutze said the team of 24 fighters returned home with...

Winter Series wraps up

THE sixth and final race in the Southland Mountain Bike Club's Winter Series last Sunday concluded another successful round of mountain bike competitions. The annual series, which runs from May to October, is supported by...

A ‘major player’ 25 years on

TWENTY-FIVE years after Touch Southland was born, the organisation remains a major player in the Southland sporting scene, despite some challenges. LOGAN SAVORY reports. Touch Southland regional manager Warren Bryant concedes that trying to retain...
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