Teams return for week six of Citizens Shield

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The Liquorland Oamaru Citizens Shield will return following a fortnight’s layoff tomorrow with Old Boys entertaining Maheno, Excelsior welcoming Valley and Athletic Marist taking on Kurow.

Old Boys will be intent on returning to winning ways after falling to their first loss of the campaign in week five.

The holders were downed 28-24 by a plucky Athletic Marist, after leading 16-12 at the break.

Excelsior added to Kurow’s winless misery with a 64-20 victory while Valley maintained third place on the points table with a 49-24 win over Maheno.

Saturday’s Liquorland Oamaru Citizens Shield fixtures;

Old Boys vs Maheno, WCS 1, 1pm.

Excelsior vs Valley, WCS 1, 3pm.

Athletic Marist vs Kurow, WCS 5, 3pm. 

By JAMES FORD

PHOTO: JAMES FORD

ON A ROLL: Excelsior will take on Valley at the Whitestone Contracting Stadium after downing the blue and golds in their last encounter.