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The Southland rugby league team had a fight on its hands against a much quicker West Coast team in 1990.
Kerry Calder from the West Coast gathered the first points with a penalty goal.
This was reciprocated when Russell Campbell from Southland with a penalty goal.
Dave Stuart scored two quick tries in succession to put West Coast ahead.
Southland's Danny Tautari scored a brillant try when he split the defence and off loaded to Warrren Whitaker, who dotted down under the posts.
Campbell converted to be within 2 points of West Coast.
Whitaker scored again after taking a precise pass from Evans Peru. This put Southland ahead 14-10 going into the half time break.
Fitness was the order of the day and was the difference in the second half when Wayne Dwyer scored and Calder converting putting West Coast in the lead.
Southland,with sheer guts and determination, struck back when Campbell scored two tries and converted one of them.
Southland: Warren Whitaker (2), Russell Campbell (2), (2Con) (1pG)
West Coast: Dave Stuart (2), Chris Neame, Wayne Dwyer, (1), Kerry Calder (2Con) (2PG).
Reference: Southland Toils For Draw. The Southland Times. August 1990
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