Waihora winners

by Kent Caddick

Waihora captain Matt Stone holds aloft the Canterbury Country Cup after his side outlasted Rakaia in the final of this year’s division one combined country clubs’ rugby competition. The combined competition includes the bests sides from Selwyn, which are part of the Ellesmere Rugby Sub Union, and sides from Mid and North Canterbury. Waihora took out a hard-fought final 36–24 to lay their hands on the trophy for the first time. For more on this story read Waihora take out country title.  Photo by Kent Caddick