SBS Bank Tour of Southland News Updates


Stage 6 & 7: Saturday 9 November - Kiwivelo Armstrong Prestige’s James Oram finished safely in the final stage bunch finish to claim his first SBS Bank Tour of Southland victory, following the final stage from Winton to Invercargill today.

Stage 5: Friday 8 November - The Kiwi Velo-Armstrong Prestige team took full control of the SBS Bank Tour of Southland today, with Matt Cronshaw claiming the stage victory and the yellow jersey still sitting firmly on the shoulders of James Oram with just one day of the 2013 Tour to come.

Stage 4: Thursday 7 NovemberTaylor Gunman has conquered one of the most anticipated stages of this year’s SBS Bank Tour of Southland, powering up the 8km Coronet Peak climb for a stage victory. 

Stage 3: Wednesday 6 November - Matt Zenovich became the first Southlander in 10 years to win a stage in the SBS Bank Tour of Southland today, when he stormed home to win the 140km Stage 3 from Riverton to Te Anau but James Oram will stay in yellow for tomorrow’s highly anticipated fourth stage.

Stage 2: Tuesday 5 November - James Oram has climbed his way into the yellow jersey in the SBS Bank Tour of Southland, with a stage victory and a powerful climb up the infamous Bluff Hill.

Stage 1: Monday 4 NovemberA second place finish in Stage 1 of the SBS Bank Tour of Southland has been enough to propel Southland cyclist Cam Karwowski into the tour’s yellow jersey.

Prologue: Sunday 3 November - Huon Salman-Genesys Wealth Advisers' Joe Cooper will wear yellow in to Monday's first road stage as he and his team won the opening Teams Time Trial Prologue in Invercargill Sunday. 


Saturday, November 9, 2013

The final 2013 Tour podcasts hosted by Nick Jeffrey features SBS Bank Tour winner James Oram, final stage winner Brenton Jones, Sprint Ace Tom Scully, King of the Mountain Grayson Napier, third placed Sam Lindsay, Tour commentator Julian Ineson and SBS Bank Tour Director Bruce Ross.

For all our Tour of Southland Daily Podcasts click here.



For all the video from the 2013 Tour click here.


The lastest news coverage from near and far on the 2013 SBS Bank Tour of Southland as it comes.

Tuesday 5 November

Oram climbs to yellow - TV3

Oram powers away to claim yellow jersey - Southland Times

Sprint ace Scully secures grenn jersey - Southland Times

Oram's Bluff conquest rewarded with tour lead - Cycling Central

Stage 2 Photos - Southland Times

Monday 4 November

Sunny start to Tour - TV3

Tour stage winner reevaluates goals - One News

Southlander first in yellow in two decades - Southland Times

Van Uden steals the show in Southland - Cycling Central

Karwowski dons yellow jersey - Southland Times

Stage One - Southland Times

Cyclist from the wild wild west - Southland Times


How the 2012 race was won - Southland Times

Champion in a race to get to start - Sunday Star Times

Van der Heyden out to make an impression - Timaru Herald

Tour of Southland Team Biographies - Southland Times

Cooper vows to fight - Southland Times

Saving the best for last - Cycling Central

Missing out strengthens resolve - Southland Times

Cooper aims to end season on a high - Cycling Central