Central Leader : February 16th 2011
12 CENTRAL LEADER, FEBRUARY 16, 2011 SPORT BLUES VS CRUSADERS SATURDAY 19 FEBRUARY, 7.35PM, EDEN PARK Travelling to the game this Saturday at Eden Park? There are a number of ways to get there, so have a look below and plan your journey now. Bus. Take advantage of FREE* special event buses to Eden Park from Auckland CBD, and Newmarket/Mt Eden. Simply show your pre-purchased game ticket. Train. Trains are also FREE* on game day on all rail lines from 3 hours prior to the game. Simply show your pre-purchased game ticket. Morningside is the game day station if you're travelling to and from the west. Kingsland is the game day station if you're coming from Britomart and for those using the Southern and Eastern lines. Passengers are reminded not to consume alcohol on public transport. For more information about public transport see maxx.co.nz or phone 366 6400. Walk. If you live near Eden Park, why not consider walking and experience the new Wairepo Swamp Walk. Car. If you are thinking of taking your car there are some important things you need to consider. Road closures and parking restrictions will affect many streets before and after the match. For more information about parking and road closures, see aucklandtransport.govt.nz or call 355 3553. Liquor Ban. A liquor ban will be enforced for the duration of the event in specified areas around Eden Park. For more information on the liquor ban phone Auckland Council on 301 0101. Stay on top of the game, visit: aucklandtransport.govt.nz. Remember to keep your match ticket for the trip home! *For full terms and conditions visit maxx.co.nz All services are funded by Auckland Transport, Auckland Rugby Football Union and Eden Park. Additional bus services are operated by Metrolink and Howick & Eastern Buses. Train services are operated by Veolia Transport. RW_AT0097_CL Onehunga Harbour Road overnight closure MHXCL_01 Onehunga Harbour Road in Onehunga will be closed each night from 10pm until 5am on Sunday 20 and Monday 21 February for work associated with the Manukau Harbour Crossing project. The closure will be in place underneath the Onehunga Harbour Road Footbridge. Access to Onehunga Mall will be from Neilson Street and access to the Port and the Landing Apartments will be from the SH20 Neilson Street southbound off-ramp. If the work cannot go ahead as planned then it will be carried out overnight on Tuesday 22 and Wednesday 23 February. Motorists should follow signposted detour routes. For more information, please call the project team on 0800 7420 649. Phone 0800 DALTONS www.daltonslandscape.co.nz MOUNT WELLINGTON 1 Morrin Road THE CHOICE OF GARDENERS, THE CHOICE OF PROFESSIONALS. FREE Hire Trailers. Delivery Available. OVER 40 BINS OF LANDSCAPING PRODUCTS! Open weekdays 7am -5pm, Sat 8am -3pm, Sun 9am-3pm. Mitchell posts a double century Top score: Cornwall batsman Daryl Mitchell plundered North Shore's bowling on Saturday, scoring 212 and helping his side to a first innings win. Photo: JASON OXENHAM Cornwall batsman Daryl Mitchell didn t put a foot wrong against North Shore in the club s Hed- ley Howarth Trophy two- day clash on Saturday. Mitchell continued on from his overnight score of 61 to post an unbeaten 212, allowing Cornwall to declare at 319-6 and turn the screws on North Shore. North Shore scored just 183 batting first. The first innings win leaves Cornwall third on the competition table. Meanwhile, Papatoetoe defeated Eden Roskill by 171 runs on first innings. Papatoetoe posted 291 on day one and managed to bundle the visitors out for just 120 as Bhupin- der Singh and Gareth Shaw made short work of the Roskill batting line- up.On day two, Roskill grabbed a five-wicket haul to put the pressure on, but undefeated bats- man Azhar Abbas stood firm. The team eventually limped to the finish seven wickets down but denied Papatoetoe maxi- mum points. Round six of the Tom Hellaby Trophy men s premier two-day minor championship also unfolded on Saturday. Parnell played Grafton United which proved to be a tense battle. Parnell walked away with first innings points to extend their lead at the top of the table. Grafton compiled a good chase after starting in the perilous position of 15-2 needing 310 to claim the points. Cameron Fletcher, 87, was the mainstay of the innings. However, Parnell s Bruce Martin made sure that Grafton didn t make it as they were dismissed for 275. Parnell finished on 309-8. Scores: North Shore 183 (Oliver Allen 59, Alex MacDuff 42, Matt Quinn 4-49) & 113/7 (Daniel Burney 47no, Matt Quinn 4-12) lost to Cornwall 319-6 dec (Daryl Mitchell 212no, Oliver Allen 3-109) on first innings. Papatoetoe 291 (Gareth Shaw 163no, Lance Shaw 39, Azhar Abbas 4-62, Tom Hen- derson 3-81) defeated Eden Roskill 120 (N Ajula 48no, Bhupinder Singh 4-20, Gareth Shaw 3-20) and 112-7 (Azhar Abbas 52no, Sanjay Patel 35, Ish Sodhi 5-45) on first innings. Parnell 309-8 dec (Doug Winger 115no, David Goddard 54, Bevan Griggs 42, Guy Cole- man 3-59) and 115-1 (Mark Turner 67no, Kirk Bunting 47no) defeated Grafton United 275 (Cameron Fletcher 87, Guy Coleman 45, Sri Rajasekar 38, Bruce Martin 5-96) on first innings.
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