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The annual Sub Union match, Peninsula v. Ellesmere, was played at Akaroa on Satur day last, when the Peninsula team defeat' a the Ellesmere representatives by 27 points to 6 points. The following are tbe teams ; — Ellesmere-E. Bohan, W. Robb P. Wisto:. R. Sollett, A. Williams W. Heslop, L. Rus, sell; forwards, C, Chamberlain (wing), (J. Matthews, F. Matthews, J, McLaughlin, J Jones, J. Todd, H. Gardiner, G. Stapleton, "

Peninsula—J. Karetai, H. Moss, T. Mo Guire, H. Craw, C Londrigan, H, Hemingway, C. Ferguson-; forwards, V. Joblin (wing), W, Jacobson, S. Birdling, Usher, M, Barclay, F. Fahey, T. Brankin, Pike.

The Peninsula proved too strong a com* bination for the visitors, who bad not tbeir full Btrength with them The Peninsula team played with ex cello t combination, and although they were vi a'Ve to s ci.c the ball in the 'scrums lieely, passing rushes were the best that have been seen on the ground for some years. The forwards, too, did good work in the loose, and outclassed t t. eir opponents, who were much lighte In he fie t sp 11 lh- Peninsula scored 14 points, while Ellesmere did not score, and in the seoond spell Ellesmere over twice tbe Peninsula team added 13 points io (heir pievious score. Tiie game wu,s a verj plev sant cne thioushout, and the Peninsula teams splendid comoination resulted in some very pretty passing lushes and gord fooU work. The Peninsula scorers were T. Brankin (2), 0. Londrigan, H. Moss, F. Fahey, V. Joblin and S. Birdling (1 each), while tiies were converted by T. McGuire, H. Hemingway and W. Jacobson. ' The Ellesmere scorers were J. Jones and H, Gardiner. Mr A. Wil iams acted as referee.

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PENINSULA (27), ELLES MERE (6)., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 4424, 25 August 1914

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PENINSULA (27), ELLES MERE (6). Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 4424, 25 August 1914

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