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SPORTING INTELLIGENCE.

As there was one over tho limited number of entries for the Sapling Stakes at tho next coursing meeting, the Committee will meet on Monday evoning at eight o'clock to ballot one out, when nominators are requested to be present. Mr Scott, manager of the Native football team, has accepted the offer of the Auckland Rugby Union for a match between tho team and local players about tho end of August. Sixty per cent, of the net proceeds will be handed to Mr Scotf.

The annual meeting of the New Zealand Amateur Athletic Association was held at Christchurch last night, when delegates were present from all affiliated clubs in both islands. The chair was taken by Mr Teschemaker, president. The report referred in congratulatory terms to the financial position of the Association and the progress during the year. Dr Brown, of Dunedin, was elected president, and Mr L. A. Cuff was re-elected hon. sec. It was decided to hold the first championship meeting under the auspices and control oi the Association at Dunedin on December 14, the expanses to be a first charge on the revenue, and the Association to receive one-third of the net profits. The following twelve events were fixed for the programme:—looyds, 440 yds, 880 yds, one mile, three miles, one mile and three mile walk, 120 yds hurdles, long and high jumps, putting the weight, pole jump.

CHRISTCHURCH HUNT CLUB STEEPLECHASES. The above meeting was he/d to-day, with the following results : Huntbbs' HordijK Face.—Tramp 1, Hollywood 2, Maliiwer 3. Dividend, L 4 IDs fld. Hunt Clus Ccr.— Squib 1, The Mount 2, Mexico 3 Dividend, L2. Ores Steki'lkciiasb Waitangi 1, Orangeman 2, Panic 3. Dividend, hi 103.

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SPORTING INTELLIGENCE., Evening Star, Issue 7970, 27 July 1889

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SPORTING INTELLIGENCE. Evening Star, Issue 7970, 27 July 1889

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