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Game Day - Week 18 - Finals

19 Aug 2012

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Mikae Tuu'u's timely return to Christchurch and his leadership ability played a major part in Burnside claiming the metro division one competition's two main pieces of silverware – the Hawkins Cup and Trophy – when the club season closed at Rugby Park read more...

Game Day - Week 17

12 Aug 2012

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Burnside will be trying to emulate its premier team of 2006 which completed the Cup-Trophy double, while Sydenham, which just made it into the semi-finals on the last round of section play, will be seeking its first championship success since 1999 read more...

Game Day - Week 16

5 Aug 2012

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Sydenham, courtesy of its huge defeat of struggling New Brighton, made it into the top four to contest the knockout round next week, against University. This should be a tight contest with each recording a close win in their previous encounters this year read more...

Game Day - Week 15

29 Jul 2012

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The Trophy, Plate and Bowl contenders are becoming clearer now with one week to go in the section round robin. Burnside nudged back into the lead in Section 1 on 16 points with a comprehensive win over Marist Albion, but they have a tough opponent next read more...

Game Day - Week 14

22 Jul 2012

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In a replay of last year's final, University turned the tables on High School Old Boys and avenged its loss in the Cup round with a three-point win in section one of the Metro Division 1 competition for the Hawkins Trophy on Saturday read more...

Game Day - Week 13

15 Jul 2012

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High School Old Boys might have relinquished the Hawkins Cup this season, but it will not be surrendering the Trophy without a fight judging by their 23-point win over first round winner in section one, Marist Albion, on Saturday read more...

Game Day - Week 12

8 Jul 2012

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Marist Albion's superiority in the set pieces and a near flawless goal-kicking display by first five-eighths Thomas Bruce proved too much for New Brighton whose front-row problems continue to haunt the seasiders read more...

Game Day - Week 11

1 Jul 2012

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With two trophies at stakes and a win needed to secure a place in the top six, New Brighton had plenty to play for and the seasiders were very much in control from the time impressive first five-eighths John Semple kicked a penalty goal in the fifth read more...

Game Day - Week 10

24 Jun 2012

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This clash between the two mid-table sides, both fielding talented loose-forward trios, didn’t live up to its pre-match promise until University captain Jimmy Lentjes scored under the bar with 16min to go. That event triggered the strongest attacking read more...

Game Day - Week 9

17 Jun 2012

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Where the Hawkins Cup resides for the summer season may well be determined in the penultimate round of the Metro division one competition next Saturday when the top two teams, Burnside, on 35 points, and Sydenham, on 33, square off at Sydenham Park. read more...

Game Day - Week 8

3 Jun 2012

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Only five points separate the top four teams with three rounds to play in the cup round. Marist-Albion is five points behind Burnside, but it could have been third had it not been held to a draw by Belfast. Another team involved in a draw was Lincoln Uni read more...

Game Day - Week 7

27 May 2012

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Belfast's robust forward pack, led by rangy lock Nabuka Tavenavo, kept it in the match against the seasiders to the final whistle which, when it sounded, came as a huge relief for the home team. New Brighton stretched an eight-point half-time lead read more...

Game Day - Week 6

20 May 2012

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High School Old Boys inflicted Sydenham’s first loss of the season with a second half change of tactics producing a clinical display of forward cohesion and power that denied the visiting side territory and possession or forced it into errors read more...

Game Day - Week 5

13 May 2012

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The six higher-placed teams justified their positions on the points table by downing lower-positioned sides in the fifth round of the Metro division one competition for the Hawkins Cup on Saturday. Sydenham and Burnside kept their unbeaten records but read more...

Game Day - Week 4

6 May 2012

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Sydenham and Burnside, which may have it exhausted its season's supply of get-out-of-jail cards, remain the only two unbeaten teams after four rounds of the Metro division one competition for the Hawkins Cup. read more...

Game Day - Week 3

30 Apr 2012

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Sumner replacement first five-eighths Solomona Paraki had a day to remember after setting up the try then converting it from a sharp angle in injury time to salvage a draw for the home team. Earlier in the afternoon read more...

Game Day - Week 2

22 Apr 2012

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On many occasions New Brighton has been High School Old Boys' nemesis and they proved that again in round two of the metro division one competition for the Hawkins Cup on Saturday. Before their many faithful on their home ground read more...

Game Day - Week 1

15 Apr 2012

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Christchurch deservedly held on to the DCL Shield in a well-contested match characterised by penalty kicks, and very accurate ones at that, the sole try being scored in the 70th minute. While certainly happy for the first-up win, Christchurch read more...

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