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Game Day - Week 18 (Finals)

4 Aug 2013

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New Brighton captain Mitch Alcock dedicated their gutsy 16-14 win over High School Old Boys in the Hawkins Trophy final at Rugby Park on Sunday to their patron and former All Black from the club, Hugh Burry, who recently passed away. Club stalwart read more...

Game Day - Week 17

28 Jul 2013

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Sumner's Wave keeps on rolling in. For the second time this season they rolled Linwood at Linwood’s home ground. Sumner's form has improved this year and especially at crunch time as the end of the season approaches. read more...

Game Day - Week 16

21 Jul 2013

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New Brighton and Linwood produced two contrasting 40 minute displays from which the seasiders emerged victorious by scoring three tries to the green-and-blacks two and dominating the second half. The first half was Linwood’s. They were faster to the read more...

Game Day - Week 15

14 Jul 2013

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Christchurch welcomed back All Blacks captain Richie McCaw who drew 2000 spectators to Christchurch Park for his comeback match after a seven-month sabbatical. McCaw did not disappoint and Christchurch relieved University of the DCL Shield with a 17 read more...

Game Day - Week 14

7 Jul 2013

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Marist Albion continued to show positive intent as it stormed to a third straight win in the top section of the metro division one Hawkins Trophy competition, overwhelming last year's beaten finalist, Sydenham, 43-8. The result was never in doubt at read more...

Game Day - Week 13

30 Jun 2013

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Two rounds into the section one of the Hawkins Trophy and only Marist Albion remains unbeaten in the metro division one competition. Marist Albion was up against another first-round winner, New Brighton, and for the second time this season prevailed in read more...

Game Day - Week 12

24 Jun 2013

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With their forwards setting a solid platform up front and a strong running backline, HSOB coupled with a strong defensive screen put Linwood under so much pressure they played the home team out of the game. On the front foot for most of the game they put read more...

Game Day - Week 11

16 Jun 2013

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It has taken 32 years for the drought to end, but it is now over for Lincoln University which won the metro division one Hawkins Cup competition for only the second time by taking maximum points against Linwood in the 11th and final round on Saturday. read more...

Game Day - Week 10

9 Jun 2013

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Sumner kept its topsix aspirations alive but had to use its get out of jail card to do so. With 5min remaining and trailing 12-11 they were awarded a penalty 35m out and in front only for their supporters to change from delight to despair when kicker read more...

Game Day - Week 9

2 Jun 2013

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Marist Albion, which gained maximum points against third-placed Sydenham, moved to the top of the table by two points from Old Boys. Marist Albion last won the Cup in 2003, but has a well-balanced side this season and has strung together five straight read more...

Game Day - Week 8

26 May 2013

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Christchurch held on to possession for long spells in the second half to starve Linwood, a dangerous team in open play, of the ball it desperately needed to overcome a nine-point deficit at half-time. Both teams started the match slowly finding it read more...

Game Day - Week 7

19 May 2013

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Marist Albion made heavy weather of overcoming a tenacious Christchurch side, being behind 10-3 at the break and not taking a one-point lead until the 60th minute before scoring their second try 5min from time to give them a small buffer. The first half read more...

Game Day - Week 6

12 May 2013

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Sumner’s ability to stretch the opposition out wide helped them to a comprehensive five tries to one win over a side still looking for their first win of the season. The Sumner Wave came crashing back and over too often for the Belfast Cobras and the read more...

Game Day - Week 5

5 May 2013

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Sumner's exuberance and excitement after the final whistle went at Christchurch Park was understandable. The seasiders had won, 21-14, for what was an historic win over the red-and-blacks and it was meant to be Christchurch celebrating its 150th read more...

Game Day - Week 4

28 Apr 2013

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On a perfect playing surface, a free flowing encounter, contested by two young and enthusiastic sides, saw Linwood triumph over Belfast, scoring six tries to two.  Linwood pivot Richie Mo’unga was the star of the show contributing 27 points for the home read more...

Game Day - Week 3

21 Apr 2013

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Marist Albion upstaged frontrunners Burnside at home in a messy encounter, where the ability to play constructive rugby was governed by the elements, rain, slippery ground and a wet ball. Led by the irrepressible captain fantastic, double try-scorer read more...

Game Day - Week 2

14 Apr 2013

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In a positive advertisement for club rugby, Shirley and High School Old Boys played their way to a 34 -all stalemate with an entertaining brand of adventurous running rugby that left neither team with anything in the tank and grateful for the final read more...

Game Day - Week 1

7 Apr 2013

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Christchurch did not have the best of on-field starts to its 150th anniversary celebrations when it was comprehensively outplayed at home by a New Brighton team which prospered by having the presence of Crusaders back-up centre Kieron Fonotia. He and flan read more...

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