North Canterbury Upset Ellesmere to Claim Southbridge Shield
- Friday 29th July 2016
Article - Jonathan Leask & Photos - Ken Bake
North Canterbury produced a dominant display to upset Ellesmere 39-14 in the Southbridge Shield clash in Darfield. Ellesmere had taken the honours nine times in 10 years in the annual fixture, but surrendered the shield on Saturday after being convincingly outgunned.