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Game Day - Week 18

27 Jul 2015

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Finals weekend  in the Hawkins Division 1 Metro Rugby competition began on Saturday with the closest of wins, Linwood prevailing by a point over Burnside 42-41 with a last minute Richie Mo’unga  penalty goal snatching the win in the Hawkins Bowl Final. read more...

Game Day - Week 17

19 Jul 2015

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Two years ago Christchurch finished the season by winning the Bowl final contested by the bottom four teams in the 12-team metro division one competition. The team has come a long way since that somewhat embarrassing moment for a club with proud tradition read more...

Game Day - Week 16

14 Jul 2015

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Top qualifiers Lincoln University and Marist Albion prepared for their Hawkins Trophy semi-finals with relatively comfortable wins over New Brighton and Christchurch, respectively, the teams they will meet again next Saturday. The quirk of the draw means read more...

Game Day - Week 15

5 Jul 2015

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Belfast at last had a win to celebrate, opening its account after 14 straight losses, with a one-point victory against Shirley. In their Cup encounter, Shirley prevailed by a point in a controversial finish where both teams believed they were in front read more...

Game Day - Week 14

28 Jun 2015

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Two rounds remain in the top six play-offs to find the Hawkins Trophy semi-finalists, but Lincoln University and Marist Albion can start planning for the big occasion after both achieved maximum points for the third successive week in the Hawkins read more...

Game Day - Week 13

21 Jun 2015

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The presence of dynamic Crusaders wing Nemani Nadolo in his club debut for Marist Albion attracted a big crowd to Sydenham Park and the Fijian flyer did not disappoint in scoring three of his team's 11 tries in the rout of Sydenham. Alas, poor Sydenham, read more...

Game Day - Week 12

14 Jun 2015

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The third top six match resulted in Marist Albion reversing the Cup result against University with a decisive 23-point win at Ilam. Marist Albion held a 24-3 lead at the break, but the students hit back strongly in the second half, scoring three tries. read more...

Game Day - Week 11

7 Jun 2015

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Lincoln University proved itself a worthy winner of the Hawkins Cup for a third successive year by coming from behind to beat nearest rival New Brighton in the final round of the metro division one competition on Saturday. Both teams had to be content read more...

Game Day - Week 10

31 May 2015

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A see-sawing game in which the lead changed hands on six occasions saw Linwood emerge narrow winners over Burnside, out-scoring them three tries to two. For most of the game it was an evenly contested match up from two middle-of-the table teams with the read more...

Game Day - Week 9

24 May 2015

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A third successive Hawkins Cup is just two weeks away from Lincoln University's grasp after results went the way of the rural students in the ninth round of the metro division one competition on Saturday. Front-running Lincoln played its part by downing read more...

Game Day - Week 8

17 May 2015

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Sydenham's one-point win over New Brighton in round eight of the Hawkins Cup metro division one competition on Saturday leaves defending champion Lincoln University as the only unbeaten team and on course for a third successive Cup. However, the last read more...

Game Day - Week 7

10 May 2015

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Four rounds still remain, but it would be a brave punter who backed outside of New Brighton, Lincoln University or University to claim the Hawkins Cup metro division one competition. The two unbeaten teams, New Brighton and titleholder Lincoln University read more...

Game Day - Week 6

3 May 2015

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Burnside and Sumner fought out the first draw of the season, Burnside coming back from a 14-point half-time deficit. Sumner's pacy outside backs caused plenty of trouble in the first half, but the Burnside forwards took control in the second spell and read more...

Game Day - Week 5

26 Apr 2015

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Fine weather allowed open play on ANZAC day in this match which, combined with open defence from both sides,made for a high scoring, tit-for-tat exchange throughout. The first tries and conversions came thick and fast from both sides. The first try was read more...

Game Day - Week 4

19 Apr 2015

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University won a thriller by a point against Sydenham at Sydenham Park, the students producing a stunning comeback after trailing by 17 points at the interval. University scored six of the game's 11 tries and both goal-kickers, Stephan van Gruting read more...

Game Day - Week 3

12 Apr 2015

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Brighton made a cracking start with four quick tries against Shirley but Lincoln University took some time to warm up before breaking away from Burnside. Sydenham, down 10 points at half-time to Sumner, hit the lead after 70min and went on to gain its read more...

Game Day - Week 2

5 Apr 2015

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Christchurch registered its first win of the season and gained maximum points in putting Belfast to the sword. It scored seven tries including a double to halfback Nick Annear and first-five Brad Ineson. The red-and-black forward pack dominated read more...

Game Day - Week 1

29 Mar 2015

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Sydenham tripped up Hawkins Trophy champions High School Old Boys in the first round of this season's metropolitan division one Cup competition on Saturday, but they would loved to have traded that result with what happened when they last met. read more...

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