Southland - a brief rugby history
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
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.
|Drummond L S|
|Invercargill Blues||1874||Jersey: Blue & Black hoops with Gold trim Shorts: Blue Socks: Blue & Black|
|Pirates Old Boys||2001||Jersey: Black & Light Blue Shorts: Black Socks: Light Blue with Black stripes|
|Tokanui||1923||Jersey: Green with Black sides Shorts: Black Socks: Green with Black tops|