The Kia ora coo-ee : the magazine for the ANZACS in the Middle East, 1918
Best Camp Sports Club
Best Camp Sports Club.
A Sports Club has been formed at the Desert Mounted Corps Rest Camp, Port Said, with a committee consisting of a representative of each branch of spoit, under the presidency of Lieut. E. de V. Lamb, Camp Adjutant. A cricket ream chosen from leave parties, convalescents and Staff has played ten matches since April 13th., winning nine and losing one.
A sports meeting is being held for each leave party when present in Camp. The first was held on the beach last month and was a great success. The Rest Camp Band played selections. First and second prizse were given for each event, and in addition points were alloted—two for first place and one for second—the competitor gaining most points being awarded a special trophy. Results were as follows:—
120 yards Hurdle: Tpr. McDougall, 1; Tpr. Commins, 2. 100 yards Hurdle: Tpr. Tipper, 1; Tpr. McDougall, 2. 75 yards Siamese: Tprs. Smee and Battersby, Old Baffers' Race (40 and over): Tpr. Brady, 1; Sgt. Furniss, 2. Hop, Step and Jump: Tpr. Tipper, 1; Tpr. Hawes, 2. Long Jump: Cpl. Bredel, 1; Tpr. Smee, 2. 220 yards Championship: Tpr. Smee, 1; Tpr. Tipper, 2. Wheelbarrow Race: Tprs. Smee and Tipper. 75 yards Sack Race: Tpr. Phillips, 1; Tpr. Smee, 2. Carry-your-Chum: Tprs. Battersby and McDougall. Competitor gaining most points: Tpr. Smee.