It was a thriller. A last second try to flanker Mika Mafi
gave Green Island its first win of the season at Montecillo
Otago rowing could be at the beginning of a golden era if the
selection of 12 competitors from the province in New Zealand
crews is any indication.
Home-grown players will be keen to make a point when the
third annual Kiwis v Imports match is played at the Dunedin
Ice Stadium tomorrow night.
It was a forerunner to ping pong diplomacy and Dunedin's
Bryan Foster played his part in bringing China into the
Promising Otago runner Rebekah Greene (Hill City-University)
confirmed her place at the World University Games when she
completed a double-header on Sunday.
Joe Beamish held his nerve on the final lap to help John
McGlashan College win its third successive senior boys title
in the annual Caversham road relays yesterday.
Canoe Racing New Zealand needs to employ more coaches if it
is to capitalise on Lisa Carrington's gold medal at the
King's High School started the Highlanders First XV
competition in style with a comfortable 27-15 win over John
McGlashan College in Dunedin on Saturday.
Taieri played carnival rugby when it scored 13 tries to
trounce Alhambra-Union 77-5 in Dunedin club rugby at the
North Ground today.
It was not really a surprise when Olympic rowing champion
Hamish Bond won the supreme award at the Otago Sports Awards
at the Dunedin Town Hall last night.
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