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Selwyn Times: July 25, 2017

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SELWYN TIMES Latest Christchurch news at www.star.kiwi Tuesday July 25 2017 23 Southbridge look to make history • By Gordon Findlater SOUTHBRIDGE have the opportunity to do the clean sweep for the first time in the club’s history after defeating Prebbleton 22-13 on Sunday. The win means that Southbridge retained the Murray Cooper Shield (Ellesmere’s version of the Ranfurly Shield) for the off-season. They also secured the Ellesmere Trophy for the fourth straight year after finishing top at the end of the round-robin. Earlier in the year, Southbridge won the Combined Country Cup and are now just two wins away from claiming the Coleman Shield. “I don’t know if many clubs have (won all four trophies) before. It’s a massive challenge and we’re going to find it very hard. This late in the season, it comes down to a big mental battle,” said Southbridge coach Doug Maginness. Sunday’s game also turned out to be a warm-up for this weekend’s semi-finals. With Southbridge finishing No 1 and Prebbleton No 4, it means they will meet in a semi-final at Southbridge on Saturday. “They look to be a really well trained and drilled unit. They bring a lot of passion, that’s probably the big thing I took from the game,” said Maginness. Sunday’s game against Prebbleton was initially due to be played on Saturday, but was postponed 24 hours due to flooding. Prebbleton seized the early initiative with Tim Murgatroyd GET OFF: Southbridge’s Isileli Fine charges past Jade Britain. PHOTOS: KAREN CASEY slotting two early penalties before converting a George Wigley try to give the team a 13-3 advantage during the first half. Southbridge answered back before the break, with a try to Isileli Fine and two penalty conversions from Shannon Donald to lead 14-3 at the break. As the pitch began to cut up in the second 40, Southbridge seized the initiative. A Mateo Raturawa converted try extended their lead to 22-13, and from there they came under little threat other than a somewhat controversial disallowed try to Prebbleton late in the game. Prebbleton will be up against it on Saturday, but fancy their WARRIOR: A muddy Todd Henderson runs with the ball for Prebbleton. chances of causing an upset. “We don’t feel too far off,” said Prebbleton coach Derek Todd. “We’ve got a few areas we’ll be looking to make some small gains over the week. If the conditions are better this week, then it should make for a completely different game.” The other Ellesmere division one semi-final will see Darfield host Waihora. Ellesmere results Division one Southbridge 22, Prebbleton 13; Darfield 70, Rolleston 0. Division two Lincoln 38, Hornby 5; West Melton 30, Kirwee 13; Diamond Harbour 14, Banks Peninsula 12. Ellesmere-Mid Canterbury Combined colts final Springston 16, Prebbleton 10. Ellesmere-Mid Canterbury Combined under-14.5 competition final Lincoln 20, Southbridge 19. SPORTS FEND: Prebbleton’s Greg Mitchell doesn’t let Matt Rogers get in his way. DIVE: Guy Murgatroyd spreads the ball from a scrum in style. HIT: Prebbleton’s George Wigley tackles Mateo Raturawa. Bates swims to bronze HANNAH BATES will return from the Commonwealth Youth Games in the Bahamas with a bronze medal. Bates, 16, claimed bronze in the 100m women’s butterfly with a time of 1min 1.27sec at the weekend. She also had strong results in the 200m backstroke in which she finished eighth with a time of 2min 26.66sec. In the 400m individual medley, Bates finished seventh with a time of 5min 0.14sec. Bates also competed in the 200m individual medley and 200m butterfly but failed to qualify for the finals. The Selwyn swimmer, who lives in Lincoln, was the only Canterbury swimmer in the 11-strong New Zealand team at the games. New Zealand finished with 19 medals in the pool – seven gold, seven silver and five bronze. NEW LOCATION ADVERT.pdf 1 1/05/2014 11:51:35 a.m. MEDALIST: Hannah Bates collected bronze in the 100m butterfly at the Commonwealth Youth Games. Attention all farmers If you’re in need of a resource consent, we can help. • Effluent discharge • Groundwater • Surface water • FEP / Land Use • Due diligence • Monitoring & compliance • Advocacy 92 Williams St, Kaiapoi. Ph: 03 375 5015 www.bowden.co.nz The magazine for gardeners who like To geT Their hands dirTy www.gardener.kiwi 100% VISIT OUR NEW LOCATION LOCATION 430 ST ASAPH STREET! Hours of Business: 7am-4.30pm Mon-Thurs Fri 8am to midday or by appointment with Keith 027 566 3909 RECOVER YOUR LOVED FURNITURE No job too big or small Still able to offer you the finest top quality new furniture Visit us online www.qualityfurniture.co.nz P. 371 7500 QUALITY FURNITURE SPECIALISTS RE - UPHOLSTERY SPECIALISTS KEITH HARTSHORNE 0275 663 909