Home' Northern Outlook : April 13th 2013 Contents 22 NORTHERN OUTLOOK, APRIL 13, 2013
Slim loss sure to fire team
HIGH INTENSITY: Rangiora High's Daniel Wills passes to Sheldon Pitama. Photos: TRUDY McKAY
THE RANGIORA High School First XV
had a close 17-24 loss to St Andrew's Col-
lege last week in a pre-season home match.
A large crowd turned out to witness a
high intensity match in which the visitors
took an early 10-0 lead.
Rangiora struck back with a try from
Hadrian Jackson from a Jag Love break
and Scott Powell also crossed to even it up.
St Andrew's replied with a long-range
break by their halfback to go back in front
17-12 at the break.
In the second half both sides continued
to play at a good pace. Blindside flanker
Cameron Dyer scored the first points of the
spell for Rangiora after several well-
At 17-15 the game could have been won
by either side but a lapse in concentration
allowed the visitors to seal it.
Rangiora coach Jim Gilbert said every
player in the squad was putting their hand
up to be picked and were playing well for
this early stage of the season.
It is a good position to be in and just
reward for the players, given the amount of
preparation they have done to be ready for
The side is in Alexandra to take on Dun-
stan High School today, then on to Oamaru
to play Waitaki Boys' High tomorrow.
away to a loss
TRY THIEF: Josh
Halswell pass to
sprint away for the
Bulldogs' first try.
BIG BEN: Hard-
forward Ben Creagh
busts through the
AN UPSET looked likely, but
the Northern Bulldogs fell
away in the final 20 minutes
and lost their first-round
match of Canterbury Rugby
League's Pat Smith trophy
26-18 to Halswell.
After scoring the opening try
of the match, the Bulldogs
went stride for stride with last
year's grand finalists before
fading. Josh Reuben, Tom
Mansfield, Anthony Bergman
and Ben Creagh scored tries
for the Bulldogs, who play their
first home match at Murphy
Park against Linwood at
MEDAL HAUL: James Buk, who won silver and bronze,
competes in the breaststroke event. Photo: MATT LONG
NORTH CANTERBURY Swim Club competitors
claimed 56 medals at the Wharenui Junior
Olympics 2013 short course meet last weekend.
Thirty-one club members swam at the meet for
swimmers 15-year-olds and under.
Head coach Brigitte Mahan said a strong spirit
was evident: Team spirit was awesome, with all
the swimmers supporting each other, racing fast
and also putting races together correctly, which is
good for their long term development.''
Bryn Atkin, silver, 50m backstroke and 200m
individual medley; Timothy Batchelor, bronze,
100m and 200m breaststroke; Julie Briden, gold,
200m and 400m individual medley, bronze, 50m fly
and 50m breaststroke; Alexander Buk, gold, 50m
freestyle, silver, 100m freestyle; James Buk, silver,
100m breaststroke, bronze, 50m breaststroke;
Tamara Gurden, silver, 400m individual medley;
Callum Haughin, gold, 200m fly, 200m and 400m
individual medley; Laura Haughin, silver, 100m
breaststroke; Angus Kelliher, gold, 50m breast-
stroke, bronze, 50m backstroke, 50m fly and 50m
freestyle; Campbell Kershaw, silver, 100m and
200m breaststroke, bronze, 50m and 100m back-
stroke; Sara-Jane Lloyd, silver, 200m individual
medley, bronze, 100m fly; Michael Pitt, gold, 50m
breaststroke, silver, 400m freestyle, bronze, 100m
individual medley; Oliver Rayner, gold, 50m fly,
silver, 100m individual medley; William Roberts,
bronze, 100m freestyle; Jess Roche, bronze, 50m
backstroke and 100m freestyle; Noemie Savry,
gold, 50m breaststroke and 50m fly, silver, 50m
freestyle and 100m individual medley; Bonnie
Smith, gold, 100m breaststroke, bronze, 100m
freestyle, 50m backstroke, 100m individual medley
and 50m breaststroke; Nicholas Steyn, silver,
100m backstroke, bronze, 50m and 200m back-
stroke; Angus Syme, gold, 100m freestyle, 50m
backstroke and 200m fly, silver, 200m backstroke,
bronze, 400m individual medley and 400m
freestyle; Jacob Webb, gold, 100m breaststroke, sil-
ver, 100m fly, bronze, 100m freestyle.
First placing: 200m medley boys 12 to 13 years
-- Angus Syme, William Roberts, Oliver Rayner,
200m medley boys 14 to 15yrs -- Bryn Atkin,
Michael Pitt, Campbell Kershaw, Alexander Buk.
200m medley mixed 13 to 15yrs -- Michael Pitt,
Sara-Jane Lloyd, Campbell Kershaw, Julie Briden.
200m freestyle boys 12 to 13yrs -- Oliver Rayner,
James Buk, Callum Haughin, Angus Syme.
200m freestyle boys 14 to 15yrs -- Bryn Atkin,
Michael Pitt, Campbell Kershaw, Alexander Buk.
Third placings: 200m medley girls 14 to 15yrs --
Tamara Gurden, Sara-Jane Lloyd, Laura Haughin,
200m freestyle boys 10 to 11yrs -- Isaac Dann,
Elliot Syme, Jacob Web, Angus Kelliher.
200m freestyle boys 12 to 13yrs -- Saxon Morgan,
Timothy Batchelor, Nash Van der Meer, Regan
KEEP WARM: Clarkville School's Jess
Roche, 10, waits for her event.
NORTH CANTERBURY primary students
were among the hundreds of youngsters
making a splash at the Canterbury Inter-
Primary Schools Swimming
Championships at Wharenui pool in
Christchurch on Thursday. More than
800 children from 137 schools were
entered with numbers up by 200 from
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