Southland - a brief rugby history

Founded: 1887
Colours: Jersey: Maroon, with Blue & White trim Shorts: White Socks: Maroon with Gold Tops
Main Ground: Rugby Park Stadium, Invercargill
President: Donald R Hay
Chairman: Jason R Franklin
GM: Andrew I Moreton

Website:                    www.rugbysouthland.co.nz

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Southland Rugby Results 1976 - 2016 (PDF)   Updated 7/5/17

Southland NPC Championship Statistics 1976 - 2016 (PDF)   Updated 7/5/17

Southland Non Championship Statistics 1976 - 2016 (PDF)   Updated 7/5/17

Since 1976 (the start of the NPC) Southland has won the 2nd Division competition 5 times, the last time in 1996. They have been in the 1st Division many times, consistently since 1997.

The most appearances is by Jason Rutledge (139) from 2000 - 2016.
The most points scored is by Simon Culhane (976) from 1988 - 1998.
The most tries scored is by Bruce Pascoe (46) from 1983 - 1989.

In 2016 Southland finished 6th in the Mitre !0 Cup Championship Division round robin series.

The 2017 coach is Hoani MacDonald.

Clubs that form the Union are: Click on the names to access each club's website.

Club Name   Founded   Colours
     
Referees    
Balfour    
Bluff    
Central Pirates    
Collegiate    
Drummond    
Drummond L S    
Edendale    
Albion Excelsior    
Invercargill Blues  1874 Jersey: Blue & Black hoops with Gold trim Shorts: Blue Socks: Blue & Black
Limehills Star    
Lumsden    
Marist    
Mataura    
Midlands    
Mossburn    
Ohai Nightcaps    
Otautau    
Pioneer    
Pirates Old Boys  2001 Jersey: Black & Light Blue Shorts: Black Socks: Light Blue with Black stripes
Pukerau    
Riversdale    
Riverton    
Star    
Te Anau    
Tokanui  1923 Jersey: Green with Black sides Shorts: Black Socks: Green with Black tops
Waiau Star    
Waikaia    
Waikaka    
Waikiwi    
Woodlands    
Wrights Bush    
Wyndham