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An up & down season

By PHILIP CHANDLER Frustratingly for their supporters, the Arrowtown and Wakatipu Premiers rugby sides have yo-yoed between wins and losses over their first four games this season. Arrowtown, who beat Alexandra 49-17 at home last weekend, will want to break that...
By PHILIP CHANDLER After another thrilling ‘Battle of the Basin’, Arrowtown tomorrow at last score a home game while Wakatipu Premiers undertake the Central Otago rugby comp’s longest bus ride. Playing on their home ground last weekend, Wakatipu triumphed 18-10 over...

‘Definitely capable’

By PHILIP CHANDLER Wakatipu Premiers kicked off their rugby season with a pleasing away win against Alexandra last weekend but face a stern test tomorrow. They’re at home to last season’s Central Otago champs, Cromwell Goats, who showed they’re again a...

Tough rugby roadies ahead

By PHILIP CHANDLER Despite tough away games this Saturday against Maniototo and Upper Clutha, Arrowtown and Wakatipu Premiers rugby coaches are confident they’ll prevail. Arrowtown headed off Upper Clutha, 20-16, at home last weekend, and despite a long second-half break for a...
By PHILIP CHANDLER Playing for your captain takes on a new dimension for the Arrowtown rugby side’s crunch home game against Upper Clutha today. That’s because Malcolm Sutherland, who’s in sole charge this year after being co-captain last season, brings up his...

Local teams triumph

By PHILIP CHANDLER Despite travelling away, Queenstown Cricket Club's seniors and senior reserves both won their 40-over Otago Country finals last Saturday. In Oturehua, the seniors posted 210, Swaran Sandhu scoring 85, then held Maniototo to 190 - Adam Hubber and Sam...
This Saturday sees the unusual spectacle of two Central Otago rugby semi-finals taking place just six kilometres apart in Queenstown. Top-placed Wakatipu Premiers host fourth-placed Cromwell at the Recreation Ground while second-placed Arrowtown host Maniototo at their adopted Events Centre...
Having taken the coveted White Horse Cup off Arrowtown last weekend, the unbeaten Wakatipu Premiers rugby team couldn't have a tougher first-up challenge this Saturday. They'll face a fired-up Maniototo at Queenstown Recreation Ground. Long-time cup holders Maniototo were tipped up by...
The Arrowtown Premiers rugby team have sensationally taken the White Horse Cup off Maniototo in their first game of the season. In a nail-biter yesterday (Saturday) in Ranfurly, they upset the formidable Maniototo Maggots 30-29. Arrowtown Bulls player of the day,...
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