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Getting it right for once

The magic moment!

Warkworth 4, Unimount Bohemian Celtic 3 Shoesmith Reserve, Warkworth, August 1 2015 I was after something a bit different yesterday, and wow, I sure got it! Not only was it a stonking good seven goal thriller, but there was also a little something extra right at the end. I detected […]

Around the Forums – The post of ineligibility


A couple of months ago I undertook to, once a month, read the Northern League Forum and it’s moderately more civilised cousin Yellow Fever, sift through the bile, and summarise the interesting stuff for your reading pleasure. It’s now time for episode three! But this time, I have decided to try something slightly different. Instead […]

Portrait of a deluded Roma fan

"My Roma how much I miss you"

AS Roma 2, Manchester City 2 (Manchester City won 5-4 on penalties) Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, July 21 2015 Australia may be our closest neighbour, and Australians might be similar to us in so many ways that a trip across the ditch might not seem particularly exotic, but even still […]

Scarves on Statues – Dame Edna


[Previous instalments in the ‘Scarves on Statues’ series can be found here] HELLOOOOOOOOO POSSUMS!! Scarves on Statues is BACK but merely for a one time only cameo. I couldn’t help myself. Having been in Melbourne for the past seven days there were so many opportunities to adorn statues with Roma scarves that I […]

Roma down under


I might not be blogging much, if at all, for the next week or so, and I certainly won’t be attending any NRFL this weekend. This is due to my favourite football team in the known universe (and the unknown part of it too) being down under for a couple […]

The luck of the draw

Me sending Eastern Suburbs to Christchurch. I hear it's nice this time of year...

My earliest memory of the Chatham Cup draw is listening to it on the radio while driving along the streets of Hamilton in my uncle’s Bedford Van. I was helping him do some water-blasting work during my school holidays for a bit of extra pocket money. I remember him hushing […]


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