* : LITTLE EIVER CHAMPIONSHIPS WON BY STAR TENNIS CLUB The finals of the Little River championships—ladies' and gentlemen's singles—for tbe Buchanan and Montgomery Cups were played on the Awa Iti Domain Courts on Thursday, January 14, Miss N. Fahey and 0. White representing Star, and Miss Golombus and French Little River. Miss Fahey (S) beat Miss Coiombus (LR), 6—3, 6—l. 0. White (S) beat French (LR), 6—l, 6—l. The cups were presented by the gentlemen mentioned in 1910, the conditions being that the cups become the properly of the player winning three times. Miss Fahey and White having won three times, the cups now becomes their property. In the first vear—l9lo-H. Reed (LR) won the Buchanan Cup, in 1011 G. Radford (LR) and in 1912, I*l3, 1.914 0. White (S). For the Montgomery Cup, in 1910 Miss Lowtbwaite (LR) won, in 1911 Miss Young (LR), and and in 1912, 1918, 1914 Miss Nellie Fahey (6). Messrs Buchanan and Montgomery,
3 the donors, were present to see the j final played, and at the conclusion ol r tbe match Mr Buchanan presented his oup to G. White for keeps. He oon i gratulated 0 White on having won the cup three times in succession, and said it was a great credit to him, and that he (Mr Buchanan) would have much pleasure in giving another cup next year on the same conditions. Tbree hearty cheers were given for Mr Buobanan by the players in ap preciation of Mr Buohanan's gener osity, Tbe captain of the Star* Tennis Olnb, in a brief speech, said they all knew Mr Montgomery had given a cup for competition amongst the ladies, Unfortunately, Miss Fahey bad not brought the cup down to the tennis courts, and Mr Montgomery would be asked to present the oup to her on some future occasion. He called for three oheers for Mr Montgomery, which were heartily given, Mr Montgomery, in reply, said he would be happy to give another cup next year on the same conditions.
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TENNIS., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3476, 9 February 1915