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Salient. An organ of student opinion at Victoria College Wellington, N.Z. Vol. 2, No. 5 April 19, 1939

An Epic

An Epic.

The second spell against Victoria was epic. After a 3-0 lead in the first few-minutes. Victoria University College found themselves hotly attacked by a determined Otago University team who drew level. At this point, Joy Osborn, who had scored most of Victoria's goals, tripped and fell so heavily that a substitute. Glen MacMorran, had to come on. Otago wore 5-3 at half-time. Within five minutes of resumption Victoria University College led 6-5. Thence they were never headed. Scoring eight goals to two in the spell, the. Green forwards put 100 per cent, of their shots through the ring. All day the shooting had been inaccurate for Victoria but the fighting spirit (or something) triumphed when the need arose. The whole team [unclear: responded] to the emergency and the threat to the Shield in a manner reminiscent of the best traditions of sport. The boys on the sideline did yeoman service—they kept up an incessant roar throughout the whole spell.