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Football.

Two teams travelled from Invercargill on Wednesday—one to Riverton to play a team composed of Western District players, and another to Gore to play the Eastern District. The town team came out on top at Gore to the tune of IS points to 8, the scores being Blackburn, Reid, Walker (2) tries. . Reid converting 1 try and potting a goal. The game at Riverton was very, rough and ready. The Western men gave town a tough time of it from start to finish. The town team possessed superior scoring powers, and they eventually turned out winners by Id points to 3. Jim McNeece 2 tries, Burgess 1 try, and Alex. 11cNeece converted one try, were the scores for town, and Charlton scored a clever try for the Western men. Pyle and Eggleton returned to town by motor car early on Wednesday evening, each having - substantial injuries in the shape of broken collarbones.

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Football., Southern Cross, Volume 15, Issue 16, 3 August 1907

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Football. Southern Cross, Volume 15, Issue 16, 3 August 1907

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