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Salient. An Organ of Student Opinion at Victoria College, Wellington, N.Z. Vol. 9, No. 5. May 7, 1946


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The civic Theatre was packed to capacity to witness the finals or the Boxing, when Otago was markedly superior; contesting six of the seven finals and Winning four. Each of the other three Colleges won one final each.

Bantam Weight.—Mead (AUC) beat Ongley (OU).

Feather Weight. Chambers (OU) beat Young (VUC). After Young had been put down for a long count in the first round, he came back strongly, but Chambers asserted and maintained his superiority.

Light Weight.—Gibson (OU) beat Webb (AUC).

Welter Weight.—Wishart (VUC) beat Armstrong (OU). In a very fast bout Wishart set the pace, scoring freely with a solid left. He piled up points each round and won well.

Middle Weight.—Foreman (OU) Beat Smith (CUC).

Light Heavy Weight.—McKellar (OU) heat Fraser (CUC). McKellar was completely superior throughout the bout and was awarded the fight on a t. k. o. in the second round.

Heavy Weight.—McKenzie (CUC) beat Roberts (VUC). McKenzie carried the fight to his opponent in the first round using a good left, with plenty of sting behind it, but Roberts came back strongly in the second round. A hard left sent him down however and shortly afterwards McKenzie connected again, sending Roberts to the canvas For a long count. Huberts on rising was sent to the ropes and the referee intervened awarding the bout to McKenzle.