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Salient. An Organ of Student Opinion at Victoria College, Wellington N.Z. Vol. 3, No. 7



N.Z.U. Cross Country Champs, Christchurch August 17.

The N.Z.U. cross-country championships were held over a sea of mud interwoven with about forty barbed wire fences. A small river farther [unclear: impedd] the progress of our struggling representatives. Scott and O'Connor were our star performersy finishing fourth and eighth respectively. Scrym and Davey Cairns, in 13th and 15th placed, found the heavy going a bit much for them. Prank O'Flynn did very well to finish the course, as he was a sick man for the week prior to the race.

Auckland deserve our congratulations on a fine win, especially [unclear: Kofoed], who was the first to win this race twice. He led from start to finish, and his time (38min. 47sec.) was one of the fastest registered on the course this year.

The Dixon trophy went to A.U.C. (21 points), with Otago 27 points, and Victoria 38. Otago won the Carmall-Jones Cup for the South Island with 22 points to Canterbury's 33.