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THE INTER-ISLAND MATCH.

NOBfITH ISLAND TEAM

(TKZ33 ASSOCIATION' TELZGBAM.) •WELLINGTON, June 8. The following team has been selected to represent the North. Island in tne Rugby match against the South. Island in Wellington on June Slot: — Full-back, Jim Ryan (Wellington). Three-quarters, McGregor ' (Auckland), l>. Roberts (Taranaki), Stoiir tTaranaki). Five-eighths, J. McKonzie (Auckland), "Weston (Auckland). Half, E. Robert* (Wellington). Wing-forward, Taylor (Taranaki). Forwards, Cain (Taranaki), Sellara (Auckland),' Bruce (Auckland), Smith VTaranaki), Downing (Auckland), Wilson (Wellington), Cotter (Wellington). , Emergencies—Fivo-«ighths, Alexander (Hawko's Bay); three-quarter, - Stewart (Auckland); forwards, Young (Taranaki), T. Leahy C\\ anganui). As it is impossible for tho selectors ■to see members of •various country 'teams play, it has been decided to play a North v. South Island B teams ix-atch in Wellington on Juno 17th, the Wednesday preceding tho big match. Complaint has been n.ade by country unions that their players have not been •receiving just recognition at the iande the selectors, and in order that they ■ '; ■might 'see the more promising of the men at work, the selectors sng- ; gested tho preliminary match. This Trill ' afford them better opportunities for I judging the merit® of the players when |. selecting the iema for Australia.

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THE INTER-ISLAND MATCH., Press, Volume L, Issue 14980, 9 June 1914

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THE INTER-ISLAND MATCH. Press, Volume L, Issue 14980, 9 June 1914

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