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Six from six Six from six

The Waimak United senior men’s Championship side made it six wins from six league outings, when they defeated Western, in a top of the table clash at Kendall Park. Both teams seemed a little nervy in the first 10 minutes of the match, but Waimak settled the better, and created a number of opportunities. They were able to convert one, when Preston Bell picked out Kamil El Mohib and he finished superbly, for his ...
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Netball underway Netball underway

The North Canterbury netball season got underway with grading rounds on Saturday. In the senior A section Ohoka Two were beaten by Kaiapoi One 19-38. Amberley defeated Kaiapoi High School 37-19. Ashley got up over Ohoka Three 31-24. It was a tight tussle between the RHS senior B team who pipped Central Three 34-30. Central One were always in control against Kaiapoi Two, winning 32-14. And the RHS Senior A team defeated Central Two ...
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Mixed hockey results Mixed hockey results

Unfortunately, it was another loss for the Rangiora division one women’s team over the weekend. They went down 0-2 to Hornby. However, the Rangiora division one men’s team are flying high at the top of the table, despite having a draw with Mid Canterbury 4-4, and a 3-5 lost to Hornby. In the Sunday Championship men’s league, the Rangiora Two team had the bye, whilst Rangiora Three went down 2-3 in a close match with ...
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Cup battles Cup battles

The Waimak women’s team faced Coastal Spirit in the first round of the Kate Sheppard National Women’s Knockout Cup over the weekend. In the previous weekend they had been beaten by the league leaders 6-1, so it was always going to be a tough ask. But Cup ties can often bring out the best in teams, and so it was for 70 minutes of the match. Waimak denied attempt after attempt by Coastal Spirit ...
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Two unbeaten sides remain Two unbeaten sides remain

Two teams remain unbeaten in Pool C of the Country Combined division one rugby competition. Saracens win over Kaiapoi at Southbrook Park kept them at the top of the pool. After leading 10-7 at the halftime break, and Kaiapoi going down to 14 just before halftime, Saracens went on to win 30-7. Glenmark Cheviot are the other unbeaten side. This weekend saw the club celebrating their belated Centenary, after Covid-19 delayed last year's plans. They ...

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