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Salient. An Organ of Student Opinion at Victoria College, Wellington, N.Z. Vol 7, No. 5 June 21, 1944



The teams have suffered because of variation owing to illness and absence of individual players and interruption by public holidays.

From the first round Senior A emerged unvictorious yet unabashed, hoping to try again. Though substantially beaten by Hutt United and Tech. Old Girls the team competed with Petone Tech. Old Girls in a more equal contest, the final score being 5 all.

The Senior B team consists mainly of players promoted from last year's Junior grade and of this season's beginners, and are presenting effective opposition to the more experienced teams in their grade.

The Intermediate team—an enthusiastic band composed mostly of new players. Is shaping well and has won several games. The forwards are lacking in combination, however, although individual play is promising. The backs should develop into capable players.

Varsity club entered three teams in the seven-a-side tournament on King's Birthday. The Senior A team lost one game, drew one and won three. The Senior B team made a good performance, and although they registered no wins they seemed to be enjoying themselves immensely. The play of the Junior team was commendable and they emerged with a few wins to their credit.

It is rumoured that the Inter-Varsity Tournament may be held at Canterbury near the end of August. However, in the event of this being cancelled because of travelling restrictions the Canterhury Women's Hockey Club has invited Victoria over for a friendly match.