The Prebbleton Rugby Football Club was a winner in the New Zealand Community Trust’s February funding round. The club received $40,000 to go towards equipment, medical supplies, playing uniforms and the salary of a rugby development officer. Methven’s Mt Hutt College also received a grant in the funding round, of $2000, for croquet mallets and balls.
GALA CUP LOOMING
Entries are being called for ahead of the biggest event on the Mid Canterbury Tennis calendar, the Gala Cup Championships. The Gala Cup is being held the weekend of March 17 and 18 at the Ashburton Trust Tennis Centre. The championships are open to all those who play tennis in Mid Canterbury. Players can enter as a non affiliated player if they are not an affiliated member of a club. For information go to the Mid Canterbury Tennis website.