Sport SEEN: Rippa Rugby May 30, 2019 SHARE Facebook Twitter Email Print Primary schools from across the Aoraki region descended on Timaru’s Alpine Energy Stadium last week for the annual rippa rugby competition. There were 32 teams competing in the day-long event, which Courier reporter Greta Yeoman attended. 1 of 7 Lined up . . . Cannington School pupils (from left) Luke Hill (11), Sammie Batt (9), Lilly King (9) and Will Campbell (9, front) were joined by Albury School pupils (from left) Rekko McCambridge-Hatata (10), Byrin Mouatt (9) and Dezmon Whistler (10) during the South Canterbury primary schools rippa rugby tournament in Timaru last week. In the running . . . St Joseph's Timaru pupil Charlotte Munro (10, left) evades Carew Peel Forest School pupils Olivia Connor (11) and George Bell (10) during their rippa rugby match. St Joseph's Timaru pupil Patrick Dawson (9, left) takes on Carew Peel Forest School pupil Ryan Jones (10) during the South Canterbury primary schools rippa rugby tournament in Timaru last week. PHOTOS: GRETA YEOMAN True grit . . . Gleniti School's Emma Hart (10) competes in the South Canterbury primary schools rippa rugby tournament. All go . . . Temuka Primary pupils (from left) Cassidy Priest (10), M.J. Fox (9), Regan Dickson (9) and Keira Shannon (11) compete against Makikihi School. Every which way . . . Temuka Primary's Zhye Butcher (10) runs with the ball, pursued by St Joseph's Pleasant Point pupils Damon Morrison (9) and Lucia Koen (9). Catch me if you can . . . Temuka Primary's Chloe Gundersen (9) outsprints St Joseph's Pleasant Point pupils Fletcher McCall (10, centre) and Damon Morrison (9).