Sports roundup

20:06, Jun 15 2014

A roundup of some of the club sports action in Southland today. 

Club Rugby



Woodlands 15, Blues 10

Eastern-Northern Barbarians 26, Star 16


Marist 32 , Midlands 3

Pirates-Old Boys 62, Waikiwi 0 (cross-over match)

(Division one)

Mataura 22, Drummond-Limehills-Star 20

Edendale 48, Pioneer 8

Wyndham 17, Tokanui 11

Mossburn 5, Ohai-Nightcaps 3

Riversdale 15, Waikaka 14

Te Anau 25, Bluff 11

(Division Two)

Central Pirates-Star 33, Balfour-Lumsden 19

Pirates-Old Boys 18, Woodlands 15

Riverton 25, Midlands 21

Marist 27, Wright's Bush 7

Waiau Star 17, Blues 6

Collegiate beat Albion-Excelsior by default

Club Football

Old Boys domination of this season's Southland Football Premier Men's Donald Gray cup competition
continued with a 6-nil win over Thistle at the ILT Turf.

Their first half effort left spectators in bewilderment as they completely controlled the game but went to the break with just a 1-0 lead from a Callum Smith goal.


Whatever coach Ignacio Sande gave them as a half time pep talk worked a treat as they continued their domination but sealed it with a further five goals.

Callum Smith kept ahead of the competition goal scorers with another hat trick for the afternoon while David Mwangi, Atain Halley and Frank O'Boyle completed the six goal tally.

At Bain Park, Old Boy's chasers, Southend United and Queens Park fought out a torrid 2-2 draw which allowed Old Boys to take a clear lead on the points table.

Queens Park made an impressive start to the game and with a 2-0 half time lead from two goals by Matty Burgess looked to heading for a win.

However it took Southend United just three minutes into the second spell to cut the lead to 2-1 with a breakaway Steve MacDonald strike before levelling it 2-2 ten minutes later with a James McFelin penalty kick.

Try as they may neither side could break the deadlock despite Southend having a player red-cardedand being reduced
to 10 players late in the game.

Other Results:

Division One: Winton 9, Western Rovers 1; Old Boys 2, Queens Park 1; Gore Wanderers Black 8, Waihopai 3;
Division Two: Southend United Green 4, Southend United Black 0; Queens Park 1, Cleanways Thistle 1; Old Boys Black 7, Waihopai 0;
Thistle Blue 2, Old Boys White 1; Queens Park Masters 3, Western Rovers 2; Gore Wanderers 2, Old Boys Red 1; 

The Southland Times