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—: -0 RUGBY ' SATURDAY'S: A AND B MATCH. Matches in all championship grades have been declared closed, and on Saturday next a representative A and B match will be ployed, for. which the following teams have been selected.— B Team.—Capper, M'Kenzie, Prussing, M.'Ewan (Wellington), S. Wilson, Evensoii Little, G. Osborno, Parker, Moffit, Cotter, Bell, Alahony/ Parrdnt,' Luke (winK■'forward). J A Team.—Beard, Faire, Grace, Helev, Tilyard, Alga'r,': Kobinson, Kyne, King, Miller, Beard, Dent, Pnton, W. Kyan, Cunningham " (wing-ferward). If any of the above are unable to play they are asked., to immediately notify" the secretary (telephone 2678), so that their places may bo filled. It is the intention of the union to donate the total gate receipts to the war fund. TARANAKI DEFEAT WAIRARAPA. (By Telegraph—Press Association.) . ' . . Stratford, August 13. Taranaki defeated Wairarapa to-day en a very wet'ground, -bnt there was a very fine spectacular game. Eain. had A fallen for anhour before, the match; and the ground; was in.a very slippery condition. The hero of the game was Coleman, who n.ade. niost. of. . the openings. . Young (three-quarter)-, scored leuir- tries, and Whrttington and, Patterson one each. Stohr converted two, and Redmond scored the only, try for the visitors. The scores do not gauge, the!average, strength of the teams, as many, were the result of. brilliaiif; play individually. Tho visitors obtained the ball • more ; often torn the scrum, but.did not seem to b> able to get.their backs going. Two Taranalti representatives, Dewar and Younjj. go to the Mr. W. J. Meredith (Wellington) was the referee! N.Z. RUG&Y FOOTBALLERS By Telegraph—Press Association—Copyright (Rec. August 13, 10.5 p.m.) .- • Sydney, August 13. The 'Rugby, football match, against New Zealand will bfe-started' early,to enable the players to catch the outgoing steamer. . : ■■'■.■ . -LEAGUE-, ; FIXTURES FOR'.SATURDAY. :> One; of ' the most interesting League fames of the season will take place at 'etone'.on Saturday next, when Petone and.'the leading team,. Suburbs, will meet. Both'teams will be considerably strengthened, and 4 splendid exhibition of football is expected. The Suburbs team has had a remarkably good season, and have' only'.suffered defeat on o'nb and, Petone hayo wontheir last'three: matches. Included 'in the • Suburbs team are five Wellington 'representatives, , and. in the Petone team , there.are .three.. On Newtowri Park, ■ Athletic and Nowtoivn -will try conclusions,. and on the Hutt Park a: knock-out round for the juniors will be commenced. Fixtures-And referees for Saturday are: —Senior >-Petone v. Suburbs, at Petoue Recreation. Ground; referee, Mr. Murphy. Newtown v. Athletic, Newtown Park; referee, ; Mr.. Kerr. \ <. ■ :'-. ;, 'Jnniori—Petone; Ai v. Suburbs, Hutt Park No. 1; referee, Mr.,'. Hey. Petone B v. Hntfc Park No. 2; referee,, Mr. Leetham. Any alteration of fixtures on account of Territorial parades or any matter relating to the war will be'published; ASSOCIATION The Wellington Football Associatien has decided to .hand over the, whole of: the proceeds from a benefit . match to the Mayor for the relief ef distress'in-the city. resulting from the war. The teams engaged, are • the champions, Corinthians arid Mental Hospital; and/a game between them. always provides. the best of football. .The public who attend the Basin: Reserve to-morrow afternoon eheuld see a fine; open, scientific game,' and also asNist the working people, who 'will be- the' first to Suffer through loss of employment tind other cause's attributable to.the war. , SCULLING CHAMPIONSmP PADDQN AND .BARRY. By, Telegraph—Press Association— Copyright ■'■..;■ London, August 12. Paddon is in good condition, and scales 108 pounds. Barry is 162 pounds, and is alio in excellent condition'. ' MATCH ABANDONED. (Rec. August li, 0.10 a.m.) London, August 13, morning. ■ Tho Arlett-Kemp. match has been abandoned owing to the war. CRICKET TOUR ABANDONED. Bj Telegrapli-Press Association-Copyright . Sydney, August ; 13. ' The South African cricket tour has been postponed till next season. ' . ENGLISH CRICKET. ' '' V ' ■■V. .;' . ." . London, August 12. . Middlesex against Yorkshire scored 178 and 225. ' Yorkshire's, totals wero 345 and 89 for, eight wickets. . hockey" ■ • ; . ... , LADIES' /FIXTURES.'. '. ."' Following are the fixture?, grounds, and 'referees for Saturday':— Senior. University v. Rambler A, Karon Park No. 3, Mr. Cusack; Rambler B v. College Old Girls, Karori Park No. 2, Mr. .Keall; St. , Atfgnstine'e . v. Syren,•■ Petone,-Mr. Bennett;. Girls'-College, a bye. Junior.—University v. Girls' College, Karori Park No. 8, Mr. Boydi Eambler • v. Technical Cellcge, Karori Park No. '7; Mr. Loader. :•■ - ; . WAIRARAPA CHAMPIONSHIP. .(By Telegraph—Special Correspondent.! ... Masterton, ..August 1.1. . ' The hockey championship ef the Wairarapa was- decided to-d*y,whcn/ExMlsiors drew with Cartertqn, each side scoring three, gmls.. Excelsior thus win this champiohehip. : ' ''..'. Hockey.fixtures for Saturday next are: ! Senior.—Wellington y,. United, Karori Park No. 7; Metropolitan v. "University, Karori Park No. 1; Karori v. M.Y.M.1., Karori Park' No. 8; Insurance a bye. ; Junior, —St. Augustines ,v. Kartfri, Hutt Park; Hutt Valley v. United 8., Wakefield Park; 'Metropolitan v. Insurance, Knrori Park Nβ. 2; Wellington v. University B, Karori Park No. 3; Kilbirnie Anglican v. University A, Karori Park No. 6; United A a bye. ' 1 Third Class.—Welliitgttoa A v. Hutt Valley, . Wakefield Fark; Wesley y M.Y.M.L", Newtown Park; St. Augustine's v University, HtittPark; Wellington C. v. tfnited, Karori Park No, 4; Wellington B v. Insurance, Karori Park No. 5; Pirates, a bye. ' . ■■• MINING NEWS WBLLINGTON SHiEB MARKET. ,Ko business was done in the minis? ma.rkel yesterday. The quotations were as follow :— ■ ' ■ ■■ • ■ . ' . BuyeTe. Sellers. ' £ t.'i. £ s.d. New Sylvia 0 J 7 ; 0 (110 Bwaetikn. . — ' 0 4 6 Talisman 1 7 o "18 0 Waihi : .....;;...'...:- 1 10 9 Brand Junction —; 1 I' 6 "'. . EOSS GOLDPIELDS. Tho following telegram has been received by the-secretary from tho actims-raino superintendent at KoSs:—'Moons. 3dwts. of Bold,from HOO.trucUe of washdirt.V For" Children's Hacking Coughs'at :Night' .Woods' Great Peppermint' Cure, Iβ. fid,'

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ATHLETIC SPORTS., Dominion, Volume 7, Issue 2228, 14 August 1914

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ATHLETIC SPORTS. Dominion, Volume 7, Issue 2228, 14 August 1914