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Netballers take to the court as season begins

Eastern Southland Netball's 2022 season got under way with a pre-season day in Gore on Saturday. Two weeks of grading games will follow. Publicity officer Anne...

82-year-old back on bike to acclaim

A 70-year break does not seem to have done Bill Sutherland's cycling career any harm. The 82-year-old came first in the Cycling New Zealand Age...

‘Over the moon’ about national win

Swimming fits nicely with 13-year-old Marlin Bennett's competitive nature. The Hokonui Aquatics swimmer won the freestyle men 13 years 50m title at the New Zealand...

Pennants success

After more than 50 years the Riversdale Golf Club has another flag to fly in the clubrooms. Last week the women's team won the Southland...

Hockey Southland changes prove popular with players

Most grades in the Hockey Southland competition had a hitout last week, starting with division one games on Friday night. Hockey Southland general manager Tracey...

Bowler thrilled to be in programme

Gore Bowling Club member Sheldon Bagrie-Howley has joined the elite group of Southland athletes who take part in the SBS Bank Academy Southland programme. The...

Stags re-sign de Groot

All Black and Highlander Ethan de Groot has recommitted to the Southland Stags for 2022. The 23-year-old 135kg loosehead from Gore is in the midst...

Season still ‘something to be proud of’

The Waikoikoi Cricket Club B team batted out its 40 overs but came up short 33 runs in its game against Metropolitan on Saturday. The...

Waikoikoi misses out on final spot

The Waikoikoi A cricket team had two hurdles to clear before it could play in the final of the Southland 50-over senior competition. On Saturday...

Express events prove popular

Eventing Southland organisers are pleased with the support for an express event held in Gore on Sunday. Seventy-four competitors took part in the dressage, showjumping...
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