"Rinkled Rats" feature in ANZAC vs World match
Christchurch, March 9th, 2003 1800
Rink Rats featured in yesterday's ANZAC vs Rest of the
World match-up, part of the opening attractions of the
2003 Garden City Old-Timers Tournament.
is the fourth Garden City event, and with teams from around
the globe, it is always a lot of fun. Such is the experience
depth of the Rink Rats squad, nearly 85% of the team are
old enough to take part in Old-Timers tornaments.
Ian "Yoda"Bell, Johny "Crash"Argyle,
defenseman Ernie "Milkboy" Hayes and
goalie Neale "the Korea Incident"Glass
all represented the Rodents in fine style.
feature of the match was the use of the home and away
Rink Rats uniforms, which gave some interesting match-ups
- Glass making a save on a shot by Glass.
Hayes and Bell representing their birth-country of Canada,
it was up to Argyle and Glass to wave the Kiwi flag and
set the tone. It was not to be, with the World selection
out-classing the ANZAC squad 12-2. Still, there's always
Sun 9th - Rinkled Rats (5) vs Pacific Pirates (4)
Mon 10th - Rinkled Rats (3) vs Melbourne Night Owls (0)
Tue 11th - Rinkled Rats (2) vs Finanzamt Roisenheim (0)
Wed 12th - Rinkled Rats (8) vs Canberra Senators (2)
Thu 13th - Rinkled Rats (0) vs Rusty Blades (5)
Thu 13th - Rinkled Rats (5) vs Adelaide Vintage Reds (0)
Fri 14th - Rinkled Rats(0) vs Geronimo Stars (5)