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Salient. Victoria University Student Newspaper. Volume. 34, Number 13. Somewhere-in-July. 1971

Andy Wright Says: — 1971 Summer Blues

Andy Wright Says:

1971 Summer Blues.

The Following Blues have been awarded;

Water Polo: (team came second at Easter Tournament) B. Britten - member N.Z.U. team and N.Z. team: G.Stephen - N.Z.U. teeam, Wellington A: M. Mc-Kinley - V.U.W. captain and N.Z.U. team: V. Pickett - Blue 1970.

303 Rifles Team: (second at Easter tournament) J.R. White-man - A grade N.R.A. Wellington Rifle Assn team Rep: R.J. McKinley—A grade.

Athletics: I Finlayson - 1st N.Z.U. High Jump Tournament - 6ft. 1st National High Jump 6′3″ 2nd Provincial 6′1″. Member of N.Z.U. team against A.U.: C. Banks Best height 6′1″ High Jump. 2nd place N.Z.U. athletics div. 3rd placing N.Z.U. vs Australia University test Dn; P.Kear - 1st National Champs 400m 48.8, 1st Tournament 400m 48.3, 1st Wellington prov. 400m 49.1, Wellington record 400m 47.4 Nelson 17/2/71, 1st Wellington prov 200m, Member N.Z.U. team against A.U. Impressive eh Wot? Phil is also the chairman of Sports Council.

Cricket: in recognition of the teams efforts at Easter Tournament in cleaning up the opposition: R.Priest - N.Z.U. Team 69,70,71, V.U.W. Blue 1969,70,: T. Druce - N.Z.U. team (tournament awe 22.8): P.Ried - N.Z.U. team (Tournament ave 15wkts at 16.3 31.5 batting): J.Greenwood - N.Z.U. team (tournament ave - 16 wekts after 10.4 37.5 batting).

Blues Control. Just a thought. We give recognition to outstanding performances in competitive sport but no in other sports. Outstanding contributions unnoticed should we institute some form of recognition or abolish the lot...?