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Club rebuilds this season

TOKANUI Rugby Club supporters had extra reason to celebrate during the long weekend. The team notched up awelldeserved win at home against Drummond Limehills Star on Friday night to get some points on the table. Club...

Bluff charges on this season

AFTER a rebuilding season last year, Bluff Rugby Club is making strides in division three in this year’s Southland-wide club rugby competition. The team made the division three plate semi-finals last year, and, with five...

Double delight from sports fans

THE Highlanders and Southern Steel both gave fans something to cheer about on Saturday, with wins against their visiting rivals. In front of an estimated crowd of 9000 at Rugby Park the Highlanders beat the...

Taking time to rebuild

THIS year is shaping up as a rebuilding year for the Woodlands premier side after the loss of 12 players either through injury, retirement or players moving offshore. It is hoped the combination of the...

Williams confirmed as speaker

TVNZ news and sports reader Peter Williams will be the guest speaker during formal celebrations later this month to mark 100 years of the Queens Park Golf Club. Centennial committee chairman Noel Boniface said on...

Try your hand at golf evenings

ASPIRING golfers have the chance to try out their golf swing and learn a few pointers at the upcoming Get Into Golf evenings being held over the next fortnight. Golf Southland administration officer Linda Suddaby...

Cup day at city track

SATURDAY is Cup Day at Invercargill’s Ascot Park Raceway with a fantastic programme of harness racing, plus fun and enter› tainment for the family. Heading the schedule is the prestigious Ascot Park Hotel Inver› cargill...

‘World’s best’ ready for Jump Jam

WINTON is set to host some of the world’s best BMX, mountain bike (MTB) and freestyle motocross (FMX) athletes at Farm Jam next weekend. Farm Jam organisers and prop› erty owners Dan and Brett Frew...

Pair happy with top achievement

AFTER more than 10›hours of gruelling testing, Invercargill’s Steven Taylor and Tim Kennett have been awarded first degree black belts in Kung Fu. ‘‘I am pretty happy with myself. We are really in the black...

Walkers ready for Stump the Hump challenge

A SOUTHERN track which typically takes three days to walk, will be conquered in 24 hours by participants in the annual Macpac Stump the Hump challenge next weekend. ‘‘Walking 55km in 24 hours.... It is...
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