Salient: Victoria University of Wellington Students' Newspaper. Vol. 32, No. 6. 1969.
Although rain prevented them from forcing a decision against Canterbury, Otago had sufficient points after the final match to win the cricket section by three points from Loncoln College, the only team to win its last match.
The final points were as follows: Otago 19, Lincoln 16, Canterbury 15, Auckland 15, Victoria 9, Massey 6.
One Victoria player, R. Priest, an outstanding batsman at Tournament, was selected for the NZU team.
Lincoln 218-8 beat Victoria 217 (T. Druce 42, M. Sim 66; W. Lucae 7-67).
Victoria also lost to Auckland due to an accurate bowling attack.
At lunch Victoria had lost 9 wickets with only 85 runs on the board. The main wrecker of Victoria's innings was medium-pacer G. Wright who captured six wickets.
The final result was: Auckland 150-6 beat Victoria 98 (G. Wright 7-48) and 81-3 (R. Priest 47 not out) on the first innings.
Vic also lost their match With Canterbury. Vic started off well with Dick Priest hilling an aggressive 100. But the Canterbury left-arm spinner Chris Kirk captured 5 Vic wickets for 76 runs.
Canterbury made 219 for 8, G. Campbell taking four Canterbury wickets for 47 runs.