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SPORTING INTELLIGENCE.

The Grand National entries number thirty, as follows:—lrish King, Sockburn, D.iddy Longlegs, (E'lipas, Chemist, Orient, Oddfellow, Secretary,. Waterfall, Guy Fawkes, Landsborough, Panic, Orlando, Maywood, Promior, Gunpowder, Orangeman, Kangaroo, Torrent, Monteagle, Presto, Ariel, Glencoe, Ahua, Waitangi, Ooeola, Loui?, Chance, Moana, Shillelagh. At Clyde, one evening last week, a billiard match for LiiO a-side was played between Mr J. Weekes (of Cromwell) and Mr W. Pitches (of Blacks), the latter being conceded 50 points in a game of 500. Pitches won, the game standing at 499-403. The ' Dunstan Times' says that tho game was noticeable for tho smallness of the breaks, the highest be'mg 19 points. At a committee meeting of tho Duncdin Draughts and Chess Club, held on Saturday night, it was decided to postpone tho closing of entries for the draughts handicap tourney until Saturday, the Bth inat. A match will )>e played to-morrow night between sides ehosen in the room.

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SPORTING INTELLIGENCE., Issue 7923, 3 June 1889

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SPORTING INTELLIGENCE. Issue 7923, 3 June 1889

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