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Southlanders make team
Tournament time: Southland under-48kg players, from left, Jake Fowler (Lumsden), Dorian Mitchell (Invercargill),
Kalani Elder (Riverton) and Fergus Keown (Winton), who have been selected for the South Island schoolboys rugby
Photo: ANNIE KEOWN
Six weeks of tough tournament training pays off
Four members of the Southland
under-48kg rugby team have
been selected for the South
Island schoolboys tournament
team -- thrilling their coach.
Coach Pete Henderson, of Riv-
ersdale, said 22 of the South
Island's best players were
chosen at the recent South
Island schoolboys' tournament
In the same tournament the
Southland team was placed
second, with Nelson Bays win-
ning the competition.
The Southland players selected
were: Jake Fowler (Lumsden),
Dorian Mitchell (Invercargill),
Kalani Elder (Riverton) and
Fergus Keown (Winton).
''We were very proud for
Southland -- to get second overall
in the tournament and to get
four boys in the tournament
team. It was pretty good. They're
a great bunch of kids and it's
been a real thrill to be involved
Henderson's son Jayden Hen-
derson also got into the tourna-
ment team, qualifying for South
Canterbury, where he attends
''He's a Southlander through
and through, so we really got
five boys into that team.
''Getting into that team is a real
string to their bow and it will be
noted as they go on later in life.''
And as for Southland's success,
he said it was all about the build-
''We've got a really good sub-
union structure for the kids and
through that we manage to
identify the best boys to go on to
The Southland team trained
hard for six weeks leading up to
''It's a fair commitment from the
boys and their parents.
''The boys have got to be
Who did it? Mataura man Doug
King with mysterious splashes on his
house. Photo: ELYSIA TILBROOK.
Two people have emailed in
responding to the story about
the ''mystery mud'' on the roof
and walls of a Mataura home
belonging to Doug King.
One said the ''mud'' was, in fact,
Apparently, it's duck mating
season and sometimes the drake
gets forceful with the female
Any bird, in a panic situation,
drops all the extra weight to
speed its flight.
Another local blamed the ''mud''
''I don't know if this may be the
case but its something to do with
dumping/overflow of the planes
loos,'' the woman said.
She suggested a sample of the
''mud'' be taken for testing.
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