Southland Times (Australia) – Wood chopping and disc golf among finalists for ILT Southland Sports Awards
Last updated 19:18, May 14 2018
The finalists of the 2017/2018 ILT Southland Sports Awards were announced at a function at the ILT Stadium on Monday night.
- Kirstie James (cycling) – Member of the bronze medal-winning New Zealand team pursuit squad at the 2017 world track cycling championships.
- Ben Lockrose (cricket) – Member of the New Zealand under 19 cricket team for the World Cup hosted in New Zealand in December and February.
- Tom Sexton (cycling) – World Cup victories in the madison and team pursuit in Chile and team pursuit in Canada and selected for New Zealand team for Commonwealth Games (Games fell outside judging period).
- Ella Smith (badminton) – New Zealand National Squad member (senior), New Zealand Under 19 Team, Badminton Oceania Development Programme Towards 2018 Youth Olympics, and is the currently ranked number 1 for Oceania U19, 126 in the World Junior ranks and number 1 New Zealand U19.
- NZME Masters achievement: Robyn Boniface (golf) – Won the 2017 Australian Women’s Senior Amateur Championship and was selected to be in the New Zealand team for the Women’s Seniors Trans-Tasman Cup in Adelaide.