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I RUGBY. BOYS' HIGH SCHOOL V. COLLEGE HOUSE. A eloaely-cofitested game *•» witnessed on the High School ground yesterday, when Boys' High School played College House and beat them by 15 points to 18. The School team displayed plenty ot dash, and for «■ great part of tho earlier stages of the game adapted rigorously aggressive tactics. Their backs, however, found it difficult to pierce the defence of the College -aouae division. A feature o! the game was the performance of W. Merritt, the Boys' High School contro three-barter, who soored «Jl of Schools points, scoring their throe tries and converting them all. School kicked off, s®d immediately sot up afi attack, the ball travelling through the hands of Mehrtens, Merritt, and Sylnw. School continued to preai in their opponents' twenty-five, and only vigorous defensive work saved a try. Mehrtena attempted » *"P°t," and College House forced. College House then began to attack, and the 'ball travelled from Brodie to Earl, Bennett, Tc Awarau, and Carr, but the last-named was well tackled when a try eeemed probable. Play settled about half-way. Merritt broke away with the ball at his feet, and School gained gronnd. ■ A High School rash by Harper, Crawshaw, Mehrtens, Merritt, and Calder seemed dangerous, bat the lastnamed wis well tackled. School attacked again and College House forced. Merritt broke away with the b»ll and scored. He converted his own try. College House attacked in return, sad' passing by Karl, Brodie, Te Awarau, sad Bennett remlted in the iMt-named souring. Sari converted. Shortly afterwards, Earl passed to Bennett, who broke away at half-way, and, fending the opposition, scored behind the posts. Bennett missed the kick. School backs then got going and a passing rush resulted »n a try for W. Merritt, who converted It. Half-time came with the score: School 10, College House 6. On resuming, School attaoked. Following lap a punt. Merritt gathered the ball and soored his third trv, which he converted. Shortly after this Earl was hmt. Nad A. J• Dickson (Holieston House) took his place. School attacked on the Has and College House forced. Fast play followed. College Hous« passing rushes near the School line looVd dangerous. A passing rush between Bennett, Te Awarau, nnd Ksr&uria resulted in the last-named scoring at the corner. Bennett kicked a good "real from a difficult antfle. School attacked, and following no bv Picklea nearlv added another score. THekaon broke flway, but fie movpmnut bro>e down. Time wh culled with College Housn attacking, and tho score: School 16. Collscre House 18. Mr TP. M. Stewart wwi referee. SECONDARY SCHOOLS. Xest&rday the seventh round of games in tho Secondary Schools' competition took place, whilst St. Bede's also played ft friendly match against the Chriatchurch Training College team. Results;— ST. BEDE'S V. TRAINING COLLEGE. A friendly gams between St. Bed«> Col--1636 iirftt fifteen and thd ChristchujfoixjTnuning College took place at St, Bede's ground. The Training .College team playe at 'Varsity A in tho Canterbury Rugby Union third grade, and this season have done well in competition matohes. ' The game was evenly contested throughout, and although Training College won by 5 points to nil, St. Bede's were somewhat unlucky to lose, as one mistake by their full-back gave 'Varsity the only try which was scored. The standard of play on the whole was not very high. Training College were considerably heavier in the forwards, but they failed to make full use of their weight, and wtere more or less consistently boaten in the line-outs and in the scrum work. In the loose the 'Varsity: forwards sbono individually, but St. Bede's shewed more combination. St. Bede's also combined better in the backs, but they lacked the dash of: their opponents. Good tackling and fine individual play marked the Training College rearguard, but they had littlo combination. The only score resulted about' half-w>y through the second spell, when a' 'Versify forward charged down a kick from Connolly, St. Bede's full-back, sod in the race for the line 'Varsity'scorod. , ■> THIRD GRADE. Playing at Albion ground. South Hagley Park, West. Christchurch District High , School defeated Technical Collofte by 15 I points to' nil. Mr C. W. Alkird ma re- i feree. •- 1

The gams between Boys' Sigh School and Boys' High School. B resulted 'in a win for the A team by 27 point# to nil. Mr a. B. Barer*took vu' referee. At St: Andrew'* ground, St. Andrew's College defeated. Christ's College B by 21 points to S. Mr J. D. Baybutt • was : referee.. FOURTH GRADE. The postponed game between Boys.' High School A and Chrwt'o College A resulted in a win for Christ's College by 13' (points to 8. Mr N. M. .Richmond was referee. At the Polo grounds. Technical College A defeated Boys' High School C by 16 points to nil. Mr 8. Barnett wws referee. The game between St. Bede's College and Boye' High School B tv&s played at Y.M.C.A. ground and resulted in a win for St. Bede's by <9 points to nil. Mr L. B. Quarto rmain wge referee. At Elisor's road, St. Andrew's College defeated Technical College C by 68 points to nil. Mr L. Denny was referee. West Christohurch District High School defaulted to Technical College B. COLTS. Playing at West Old Boys' ground, Technical College defeated West Christchurch District High School by 16 points to nil.' Mr G. McKenzie was reforee. The. game between Christ's College and Boys' High School was played at College cricket ground, and resulted in a win for Boys' High School by 14 points to nil. Mr A. E. Guernsey was referee. At uie St. Andrew's ground, St. Bede's College defeated St. Andrew's College by 12 .points to 10. Mr A. Hearn. was referee.

LIGHT-WEIGHTS. A. SECTION. At tho Polo grounds, Technical College A defeated Boys" High School by 63 points to p. N. Rogers wsa refewe. Playing at Lancaster Park, St. Bedefl College defeated Technical College B by 17 points to nil. The itev. Father But&ley was referee. B SECTION. Cathedral Grammar School at Merivols ground dofeated St. Bede's College by 8 points t<> 3. Mi M. Keys was referee. Playing at the Polo grounds. West Christchuroh district High School defeated Tecameal. College B by 7. points to 6. Mr J. Nieol was referee. ' , At St. Andrew'e Technical College. C defeated St. Andrew's College by 6 points to 8. Mr 'F. B. J. Murray was referee. STOCK AGENTS' MATCH. A match will be ployed it Lancaster Park on Monday, at 2.30 p.m., between the et*a of the N.Z. Farmers' Oo*«p. and the combined staffs of the National Mortgage and Agency Co., the N.Z. Loan and Mercantile Agency Co., and H, Msteon aad Co. , 'The following will represent the Farmere Co-op.Sutherland, McPherson, Eoper, o. Leahy Kennedy, Quiok, Burns, L. F. Par* son, Sberriffs, Gibbs, 6ooke, K. H. Ford, Pollock, Bourn. • Emergencies: Pams, Cribbers, Sherman.

MERIVALE CLUB. Teams for Saturday:— Seniors v. Linwood, at Oral, Lancaster P»k-G. Peaberthy, T. H. Duggan, B. B.aekm«re, N. Doreen, O. Oliver, J. McCal>e, B. Hardie, R. Blarey, N. Carnegie, F. Partridge, W. Lodge, J. Meikle, P. Giles, J. Forsyte, W. Sergieon, J. Jeffries, A. Burns, A. Free. Juniors ▼. Linwood, at Lancaster Par!:— W. Hay, B. Mitchell, G. Johnstone, G. Maxwell, D. McKensie, E. Pocock, C. S. White, W. Smith, E. Lee, 8. Gertard, C. Stiles, T. Thomson, L. Rountree, J. Hetherington, E. Hill. Emergencies, C. Y«t«o, A. K. Ritchie, A. Musson, E. Lohrey. Third Grade v. Old 'Boys, at 03d Boya' Ground—L. Chamberlain, G. H. Gibbs, G. Cant, G. Baker, W. Godfrey, C» Quicitenden, A. Mackintosh, L. Peachy, S. C*r»oa, J. R. Lilly, R. Fraser, J. Wa'ker, C. Kelly. G. Shore, Third Grade B (under 20 years) v. LinWood, at Merivale Ground*—X. Cree, W. Jones, F. Davis, G. Rhodes, A. Morriß, L. Hodder, W. Murphy, L. Lodge. A. Rogers, A. Falloon, E. French, G. Sucklinff, D. Oliver, H. Shearman, A. Pragnell. Emergencies, C. O'Connor, J. Cumming. Fourth Grade A v. Korth Canterbury, at Rangiora—T. Tavlor, A. Lee, C. Smart, R. McCarthy, G. Howell, T. Tolchard, W. Oliver, T. Syme, A. Ramsay, H. Pellow, P. Hill, R. Perkins, R. Dent, J. Wood, J. Treves, A. Jackson, V. Craig. Fourth Grade B v. Spreydon, at Spreydon G. Simmonds, K. Kearney. D. Lee, J. Barrage, H. Buchanan, J. Beagley. E. Crumpton, J. Murphy, J. Foote, A. Clark, D. Gordon, C. Cole, L. Gtaham, H. Moore, •Barr, D. Simmonds. Fifth Grade A v. Technical, at Polo Ground No. 7-D. Fanner, J. Newton, R. Flewellyn, V. Ritohie, F. Dahlberg, L. Hamilton, 8. Flewellvn, D. Coleman, K. McLaUghlan, T. Rountree, R. Hodder, G. Ritohie, A. Deady, G. Campbell, F. Partridge, J. Lockie, L. Pither. Fifth Grade B, a bye. Sixth Grado v. Linwood, at Linwood Paw, at 1.30 p.m.—H. Burleigh, C. Rich, J. Hutchinson F. Regan, T. Mathicson, S. Elms, H. McCarthy, C. Wilkia, W. Smith, 5; ®- ni * ht ' H - Goodger, A. Malcolm, M. Webb,, B._ Welch, J. Isherwood. Emergencies, C, Friar, F. Dykea, L. Johnson, D. Grimes, A. Pedder.

Seventh Grade (schoolboys) r. Y.M.C.A., at Lancaster Park "West, I.SO n.ra.—A. Thompson, B. Allen, B. Wilson,* D. D&lloy, S. Xienry, S. Dyer,. S. Roberts, W. BryaA, L. Berry, G. Cooper, W. Chris tenson, J. Johftnjpn, K. Herriott, H. Tulloch, A. Pow, F. Beny. 1 OLD BOYS* CLUB. Teams for Saturday: Seniors v. Albion, Lancaster Park South—liixon, Bowes, Thompson, Werren, Harris, Hay, C&rletou, Bo&g, Donnelly, Clark, Baird, Millikea, Skipworth, ■ L<w, Gray, Emergency—Burns. Juniors, a bye. Third Grade A v. Heriralo, Old Boya' Gr~und—Carl, Searell, Ballantyne, Smith, Bardie, Johnston, Hadfield, Davis, Meiklc, Evans, McCree, Cheeseman, W&tkins, WatSon. _ Emergency—Steel. . Third Grade B, A team ▼. Hapaki. Polo No. I—Bcrrgfeldt, Moffat. Cromb, Shipley, Berry, Hay, Fleming, Mortlock, Minson, Hobday, oturrock, Cheater, Cooper, Seymour, Dew, Porferileld, Smith. Third Gride B, B team, a bye. Fourth Grade v. Teohnic.il, Y.M.C.A. Ground, North Parle—Happlebeck, Fowler, Andenson, Rdi, Opie, Coulter, Tupgia, Hooper, d'Auvergtie, Gant. Holland, Cum* berworth, Smith, Parker, "Webster. Fifth Grade v. Albion, Polo No. 8, South Park—Smith, Wilson, Trs«fc„ Tapper, Wilniot, Armstrong, Green, Wallis, McKenzie, Pringle, Dawe, Kdya, Cooper, Olds, Young. Emergency—B teploton. LINWOOD CLUB. Seniors v. Merivale, Owl, on Saturday—H. Coe, K. Richardson, H. Wright, J. Edmonds, H. Harley, W. Blvy. A. Miliar, D Brougii, K. Greatbatch. W. Fr»«er, O. Turpin, A. R. CJorkin, NV Nicholls, li. Adams. Emergency—A. HcDuff. WAIRABAPA BEATS WELLINGTON. (rugs AriocixTio* tihosmz.) CARTERTON, July 18. Wairarapa beat Wellington by IS points to. 9. Wairarapa Referees defeated Wellington Referees by 14 points to 6. BUSH DISTRICTS OUTCLASSED. (press assocutios tbleobam.> WELLINGTON* July 10. Wellington Colts defeated Bush Districts by 85 points to 0 in a representative match at Athfetie Park to-day. Fast, resourceful, and combining excellently, the Wellington backs did what they liked. LEAGUE. ENGLAND V. NEW ZEALAND FIVE LOCAL PLAYERS SELECTED The secretary of the New Zealand ltugby League advised the local executive yesterday afternoon that the New Zealand selectors requested that E. H. Ellis, W. Stewart, Peterson, T. Gilroy and C. Fitzgerald should arrive in Auckland by July 126 th to take part in the first test match against the English team, on August 3rd. The English team will play two test fixture* against the Dominion team, and the _ selection of the five playere will be pleasing to local supporters. The players selected to go North are to advise the local secretary at onco if they will •be available. JI«- H, Millard, organiser for the Aew Zealand Counoil, advised the local secretary yesterday that he had addressed _ a meeting at Westport and had the oatisfaction of forming a League Centre in that district. Mr Millnrd, who returna here tonight, will probably address a general meeting of all oupportors durinj hia Btay.

AUCKLAND B V. HAMILTON. (raIESS AB3OCIA7IO* TKUMBiV.) AUCKLAND, July 10. Auckland B defeated Hamilton by C 8 paints to 13. The Auckland forwards got the ' ball from the majority of the scrums sad ths backs were superior to tbeir opponents. EXTENSION ON COAST. (SPECIAL TO "THE P8538.") GFJEVMOUTH, July IG. The "VTestport Bival Club, which has three teams placing under the Buller Kugbv Union, recently ejvproached the West Ccest League Contre with a view to establishing the 'League gsume at Westport and in the Buller district. Advice a* to the neeessary Steps was given, and Mr H. A. Millard, Dominion organiser, addressed a public meeting at Westport last evening. Mr Jas. Bradley, «x-pr»»dent of the Buller Bugby Union, occupied the chair, a«d there was an attendance of 60. Mr Miljard addressed the meeting at length, and answered o number of questions, and a committee of control was set up, consisting cf Messrs J. Bradley, B. Hickiofd, T. Shaw, W. Borlase. W. Nesbitt and W. McCubbin. Three of tho members have up till recently been members of the Buller Ru«by Union. The Committee of control will, it is understood, later become the . Buller League Centre. . . Mr Millard has received invitations to sddrece meetings at Mokiliinui, Seddonville. Millerton and other Buller centres, and will return to the district later. He addressed

a luff* mMtiaf mi Blackball this «rcsin?, and leaves to-njanow for Christchuich, en rout© for Duaedin. ENGLISHMEN'S TOUR. LAST MATCH IN AUSTRALIA. (wt CASLX—FUSS i.BSOCIi.TIOK—COPTWQXT.) (XVSttUAUt AND 2>\2. CA3LE ASSOCIATION.) (Received July 16th, 9.5 p.m.) SYDNEY, July 15. The English League team played it« final match in Australia defeating the combined. Australian Universities, 91-23. The Englishmen sail for New ZeaUacl by the Manuka on Friday. ASSOCIATION WESTERN CLUB. Teams for Saturday: Seniors r. Sunn- Bide, at Sunnyside, at 2,!V> p.m.—Andrews, Snroston, Chippie, "Whittington, Roberts, Bull, Harbut, Tombliu, Latteroay, Cromer, Thompson. Reeerve — Reece. Juniors v. Y.M.C.A., at Etagley Xo. S Simm, McPherson, E. Robertson, Wade, Haodiaidea, Lee, Al!i6on, Chetwin, N. Robertson, Bruoe, Bedwell. Reserves — Burgtss and Whittington.

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