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Mud Dogs live up to their name


Pleasant Point were outscored two tries to one in their clash against Waimate but dominated much of the fixture.

The Mud Dogs were hungrier at the breakdown…



Manchester Park Car Park One of the early Waimate players was E.C. (Edward) Studholme, who was a member of the first South Canterbury team that played the N.Z. Native XV in 1888. Makikihi Football Team 1941 - Winners Harris Cup. Back Row: L. Bell, F. Carter, T. Clearwater, D. Ponsonby, J. Slattery, A. Patterson, R. Coles. Middle Row: R. Vucetich, (Pres), R. Coles, R. Murray, F. Coles, J. Coles, E. Rathgen, S. Sole, R. Barlow, J. Simmons (Vice Pres). Front row: P. Stevens (Del), F. Sole (Vice Captain), G. Vucetich (Captain), I. Simmons, C. Crosbie, (Pres WRSU). Absent: D. Crowe, B. Scannell, J. Shea, W. Tiffen, L. Tiffen, J. Breen, L. Sole. On Active Service: P. Hansen, J. Fraser, J. Hughes, W. Hobbs, E. Sole, J. Robinson, J. Hattersly. Ball pops out of maul, T. Kennedy prepares to pick up. Steve Johnson makes a break. Simon Proudfoot on charge in semi-final win against Pleasant Point, 17-nil. Senior B, Semi final. Senior B lose to Temuka - Full time whistle