Thursday, July 14, 2011

Yes they are Rugby Players

Not 100m from a sign at

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Nelson College commemorating Nelsons

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spot as the birthplace of Rugby in New Zealand was a rugby fixture this afternoon.

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And yes, there are two teams here,

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Even though its very difficult to tell Nelson College boys

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from Christchurch Boys High,

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that was who was playing today 14th July 2011.

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More photos……

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bit muddy huh?

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and probably not the warmest

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game of rugby

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these lads have

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ever played I bet.

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They were giving it “their all”

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and eagerly supported by the

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crowd on the embankments

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Youngsters from the nearby Hampden St Primary School were enjoying the day too.

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Oh and the result after a close match was Nelson 13 Christchurch 10.

A photo of a mud covered rugby player made the front page of the paper Friday too (unfortunately not one of mine though) and had an accompanying story.