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Selwyn Times: March 21, 2017

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24 Tuesday March 21 2017 Latest Christchurch news at www. .kiwi New BUSINESSES athletics records EIGHT students have set 13 new Darfield High School athletics records. The Darfield High School Athletics S Championships were held earlier this month. Sports co-ordinator Karen Armstrong said it was unusual to have so many records fall at the same time. “But we have some very good athletes coming through mainly as a result of the growth of the Selwyn Athletic Club based in Rolleston,” she said. “This is a great club which has meant more students than normal are participating in athletics.” New records set included: Senior girls Georgia Shinn – 1500m, 5min 15.5sec (previous record 5min 20sec, set in 2000) Under-12 girls Anna McKenzie – high jump, 1.30m (previous record 1.29m, set in 2014); long Jump, 4.14m (previous record 4.04m, set in 1983). Kirsty McCarthy-Dempsey – Mainland v Southern in BEKO opening Mainland will take on Southern in the opening round of the Beko Netball League at the Lincoln Event Centre on Saturday, 1pm. The league, which is entering its second year, is an amateur development competition for up and coming players and shot put (2kg), 9.75m (previous record 8.76m, set in 2016); discus (750g), 22.96m (previous record 20.65m, set in 1985). Junior girls Stefanie McKenzie – high jump, 1.505m (previous record 1.5m, set in 1995) Zoe Spinks – long jump, 4.52m (previous record 4.48m, set in 1969) Brianna Longdin – javelin, 23.05m (previous record 21.5m, set in 1988) Under-12 boys Dylan Butler – 200m, 30.21sec (previous record 31sec, set in 1980) Izak Derik-Westaway – 400m, 1min 7.64sec (previous record 1min 9.03sec, set in 1983) Dylan Butler – 800m, 2min 35.94sec (previous record 2min 38.62sec, set in 1995) Dylan Butler – long Jump, 4.47m (previous record, 4.39m, set in 2014) Intermediate boys Brodie Wanhalla – javelin, 48.94m (previous record 41.80m, set in 2005) the next tier down from the ANZ Premiership. This year’s Mainland squad features four Lincoln University players, Bella James, Kate Lloyd, Ellie Bird and Lily Fletcher. All four featured in last year’s campaign. SPORTS SPORTS HEARTY CONGRATULATIONS: The team of Arking Up, from left, Sam Henderson, Greg Salter, James Mounce and Lance Warren were the overall winners of the Lincoln Bowling Club’s community competition which finished this month. The last night of competition saw 30 teams of four bowlers competing for the prize for the round as well as the overall win. ​ Halswell fighting to claim two-day cricket title THE LAST round of the Metro cricket two-day season had topof-the-table Halswell hosting third placed Sumner at Halswell Domain. After being asked to bat first, Sumner were 60/1 after 15 overs and looking to put up a good first innings score. However, the Halswell bowlers started to slow the scoring and, as a result, claimed three more wickets to have Sumner 64/4 after 20 overs. Sumner then had a good partnership to reach 95/4 before Halswell’s Dayle Eathorne took some wickets, bowling well to finish with 4-41. Sumner were dismissed for 160. In the chase, Halswell were 24/0 before a collapse left them at 26/4. A 45-run partnership between Leighton Johnston and Jethan Jeet steadied the innings before Jeet was dismissed for 20 and Halswell were in trouble again SELWYN TIMES at 70/6. Johnston and Eathorne had a 30-run partnership, but after Eathorne was dismissed, Halswell lost two quick wickets. Johnston was the last man out for 46, and Halswell was dismissed for 118. Sumner then had 25 minutes to bat but Halswell took a vital wicket leaving Sumner 29/1 at stumps. Halswell will need to bowl well next week to win this game and claim the two-day championship. WOOD FIRED PIZZA OVEN FIRED UP FOR LUNCH • All rugby/sports played live on our big screens • Sunday roasts lunch and dinner • $10 desserts sun/mon/tue • $7 beers 4-6pm daily FUNCTION ROOM AVAILABLE - ASK ABOUT OUR FUNDRAISERS FOR YOUR SCHOOL/SPORTS GROUP open 7 days lunch/dinner West Melton Village, Weedons Ross Road Ph 03 421 6481 H ORNBY WORKINGMEN’S CLUB «WHAT'S ON« FRIDAY 24 MARCH 7PM DIEGO SATURDAY 25 MARCH 4.30PM IAN MAC 8PM SHA-LOW SATURDAY 1st APRIL, 8PM Tickets $20 on sale at the club office. FRIDAY 21st APRIL, 8PM Tickets $20 on sale at the club office. Club CAFE OPEN 7 DAYS LUNCH & DINNER Gluten Free & Vegetarian options Chalmers Restaurant Early Bird Special 5.30pm – 6.30pm FRI & SAT Roast (4 Choices) and Free Desserts still only $20.50 Unbeatable value including your choice of fresh Veges and Salads Hornby WMC | ph 03 349 9026 | 17 Carmen Road | Hornby | Members, guests & affiliates welcome

SELWYN TIMES Latest Christchurch news at www. .kiwi Tuesday March 21 2017 25 Derby to send off Weedons Domain A COMPETITIVE match-up between two Weedons teams on Saturday was a fitting last outing for a soon-to-be-demolished tennis court. Weedons Blue and Weedons Green fought hard for third and fourth place in the knock-out round for the Malvern presidents competition. There were 15 teams in this competition. Weedons Blue players Ange Wanoa and Charlz Richardson defeated the Weedons Green pair of Kirstie Hamilton and Nicki Burgess won in a tiebreaker to secure a 5-4 win for the Weedons Blue team in the final game. Weedons Domain will be getting three new courts and fencing for the 2017/2018 season, located close to where the existing courts are. The site where the existing courts are was established in 1954. There have been junior teams playing all the way through and presidents teams have been playing for six seasons now. A social barbecue followed Saturday’s game to conclude a good season for the teams. Ellesmere tennis results LINCOLN TENNIS Club will be the venue for the finals of the Ellesmere tennis competition this Saturday, starting at 1pm. The presidents grade division 2 held their final at Irwell on Saturday with Rolleston Scorpions having a good win over the home team, 6-0. The winning team over the season was Richard Faulkner, Dave Greenwood, Starting Wednesday 22nd March 2017 6:30pm - 7:30pm Lincoln High School Main Hall 25 Boundary Road, Lincoln For more info please contact Donna 027 222 6900 | The magazine for gardeners who like To geT Their hands dirTy 100% CLOSE GAME: Kirstie Hamilton (left) and Nicki Burgess went up against Ange Wanoa and Charlz Richardson in the final game played on Weedons Domain’s old tennis courts. Malcolm Penny, Andrea Davidson and Janine Greenwood. The presidents grade division 1 final will be between Prebbleton Black and Killinchy Gold. In the semi-finals, Killinchy Gold beat Hornby Legends and Prebbleton Black beat Prebbleton Blue with both scores being 6-0. The division 2 final will be Clothing Bin Locations for Pink Bags Also last week, the Weedons twilight team, led by Geoff Ostle, won the social section of the Malvern twilight tennis competition held on Thursday evenings. Blue Child Cancer Foundation bins are available all over CHRISTCHURCH for pink clothing bags, any used Clothing, Toys, Bric-a-Brac and anything useable. New World Northwood New World Rolleston Oderings Cashmere Countdown Moorhouse Ave Soleares Ave Shops Parklands Kindy, 20 Chadbury St SAVEMART NEW BRighTON, hAWKE ST Beach Rd Tyre & Auto Centre, 91 Beach Rd Bealey Discounter, Cnr Bealey & Champion St SAVEMART 472 CRANFORD ST Springfield Dairy, Abberley Cres Roll On inn Dairy, 251 Sawyers Arms Rd Mobil Redwood Challenge Service Station Blighs Rd New World halswell Westfield Riccarton SAVEMART 94 ShANDS RD National Bank Carpark, Riccarton New World, Peer St Shopping Centre, Staverley St SAVEMART 45 BATTERSEA ST Cracroft Dairy, Cashmere Rd Countdown Beckenham, Colombo St Thorrington School Lincoln Kindergarton, Boundary Rd Landsdowne Play Centre, Landsdowne Tce You help a lot when you drop pink clothing bags in one of the above bins. Any used clothing acceptable, other bags and cartons of clothing acceptable. If you can’t get to a bin or have large items, phone for a collector to call ph 349-5896 or 029 272-5519. Thank-you for helping. between Killinchy and Southbridge. In the semi-finals played on Saturday, Killinchy beat Hornby 12-4 and Southbridge beat Tai Tapu 11-5 The combined competition of Ellesmere, Malvern and North Canterbury saw two Ellesmere teams come out on top with the final to be between Killinchy and Tai Tapu. • By Karolyn Boon LEESTON PLAYERS scooped the pool in the Ellesmere Champion of Champions Pairs played at the Southbridge Green on Sunday. Colin Lowery (skip) and Trevor Kennett (lead) won the men’s final, defeating Mark Ridden (skip) and Mark Lowry (lead) of Dunsandel by 23-5. Racing out to a 10-0 lead after five ends, good leading by Kennett was backed up by Lowery. The closest Dunsandel got to them was 14-4 after nine ends, but the gap widened and the game, which was scheduled for 18 ends, was conceded after 16 ends at 23-5. SPORTS INTENT: Colin Lowery and Trevor Kennett won the men’s Ellesmere Champion of Champions Pairs final for Leeston. ​ Leeston duo take out champions title Lowery dedicated his win to his mother Hilda, patron of Leeston Bowling Club, who passed away last week at the age of 96. In the women’s final, the Leeston pairing of Valmai Hantz (skip) and Jennifer Heslop (lead) defeated the Tai Tapu pair of Heather Murdoch (skip) and Waverney Potts (lead) by 13-10. This was a much closer final. A four on the 10th end to Leeston gave them a 10-5 lead and a wellconceived shot moved the jack back giving them a 12-7 lead after 15 ends. Tai Tapu moved to 12-10 on the 17th end but were unable to close the gap on the last end, going down 13-10.