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MARIST BROTHERS' MATCH. The following team has been picked from the Auckland Marlst Brothers' Old Boys, to meet the Napier Old Boys, on Tuesday: —/Fullback, J. O'Brien; three-quarters, L. Little, K. Delaney. W. Bdnner; five-eighths, S. Blake ana «. Tobin; halfback, B. Nolan; wing-forward, P. Sheahan; forwards, C. McDevitt, E. Gallagher, .T. Harris, E. Mahoney, M. O'Connor, E. Dervan, and T. Thomas. Emergencies: Lonergan, , McDonald, T. Harris, and J. Barrett. WELLINGTON MATCHES. (By Telegraph.—Press Association.) WELLINGTON, Saturday. At football to-day Poneke defeated Albion (Christchureh) by 38 to nil, and Melrose beat Kaierau (Wanganui) by 5 to nil. The ground was wet and slippery, and rain fell at intervals. The play ill the firstnamed match was uninteresting, Poneke ■practically running over their opponents. The issue in the Melrose-Kalcrau contest was, however, practically lv the balance to the end of the game, but just before time was called Melrose broke away, and a try was scored and converted. GHRI.STOHURCH MATCHES. (By Telegraph.-- Press Association., CHRISTCHURCH, Saturday. The annual Easter football matches between local and visiting teams were played to-day in fine weather, and resulted as follows:—Merivale, 13, v. Alhambra (Dunedin), 3; Llnwood, 12, v. Union (Dunedin), 6; Christchureh, S, v. Wellington, 6.

A DUNEDIN MATCH. (By Telegraph.—Own Correspondent.) DUNEDIN, this day. Dunedln, six points (two tries), beat .Sydenham (Christchureh). five points (a converted try); all tbe points were scored in the final spell. . It was a good game for this time of the year. Kaikorai, 12 points, beat " Star" (Timaru), nil.

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FOOTBALL., Auckland Star, Volume XL, Issue 86, 12 April 1909

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FOOTBALL. Auckland Star, Volume XL, Issue 86, 12 April 1909

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