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—+L^IZ [PER PRESS ASSOCIATION.] London November 23. At Bowick the Maori football team defeated the looil team by a goal to a try. The Rugby Union will compel Shrewsbury and Lilly white's team, juat returned from Australia, (o make affidavits that they reoolved nothing beyond hotel and travelling expenses. " The, Maori footballers played a team representing Eadt Cumberland, Whom they easily defeated by three goals and threo tries to nothing. During the matoh Madigan, the Auckland three-quarter baok, fractured hin anole. „ London, November 24. The Maori tomu. defeated Westmoreland Ooaoty by one goal to » try. { j Wellington, November 26. Enoodrsgedby the buoocsi of the Maori football team, a gentleman In this jolty proposes to endeavor to organise a re'pieaentitlve Now Zealand team to go Home next year. Preliminary steps have' already been taken, and a number of prominent players In the colony will be sounded as to their willingness to go purely on an amateur basis.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1997, 26 November 1888

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FOOTBALL Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1997, 26 November 1888