Macca’s Week Nine Picks

Our Macca’s Whelan Trophy Competition now has the top four set in Division I

Rangi Ruru, Christchurch Girls’ Kaiapoi and St. Andrew’s will be battling it out over three weeks before they all progress to the semi-final round in the #MaccasWT Competition.

In the Macca’s Thomson Trophy competition Cashmere has locked up the top seed, with Middleton and Shirley Boys’ safely through to the playoffs. Christchurch Boys’, Rangiora, Christ’s and St. Andrew’s are all tied on 4-4 with one of those teams missing out on a chance at the trophy. Christchurch Boys’ won their deferred game against St. Bede’s 107-84 on Thursday 27 July, in a game they knew they had to win to keep their post-season hopes alive.

All week nine games are scheduled for Tuesday 31 July, unless otherwise noted, and our picks are underlined.


Whelan Division II

5:15pm Papanui @ Avonside

5:15pm Burnside @ Ellesmere

5:15pm Te Pā o Rākaihautū @ Marian

5:15pm St. Margaret’s @ Lincoln

5:15pm Hillmorton @ Villa Maria


Whelan Division I

(Monday 30 July – part of school exchange) Rangiora @ Ashburton (Oxford Street)

5:15pm Middleton Grange @ Cashmere

5:15pm St. Andrew’s @ Christchurch Girls’ (Game of the Week)

(Deferred until 19 June) Rangi Ruru @ Kaiapoi (Phil Burns Cup Challenge)


Thomson Division II

5:15pm Papanui @ St. Thomas

6:00pm Hornby @ Ashburton (Oxford Street)

7:00pm Linwood @ Kaiapoi

7:00pm Riccarton @ Cathedral

7:00pm Ellesmere @ Lincoln


Thomson Division I

7:00pm Shirley Boys’ @ Christchurch Boys’ (Game of the Week)

7:00pm Christ’s College @ Middleton Grange

7:00pm St. Bede’s @ Cashmere (Dowson Cup Challenge)

7:00pm Burnside @ Rangiora (Mega Centre)

7:00pm Hillmorton @ St. Andrew’s

(6:00pm Thursday August 2) St. Bede’s @ Hillmorton


Year to Date Picks: Whelan 52/61; Thomson 60/77



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