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Gathering up the scraps

Eastern Suburbs 1, Onehunga Sports 3 Madills Farm, Auckland, April 17 2017 What does a conscientious footballaholic do to appropriately mark Easter Monday? This year, I didn’t see why I should be any different to the rest of Auckland. So the only credible option was to join the procession of […]

NRFL: The Winter Of Content

The NRFL hits its straps this weekend with the third round of matches for the Premier League, Division One and Division Two. Visibility for the league has improved through the @LottoNRFL twitter account keeping screen-scrollers updated with Retweets of all the days action from around the leagues – effectively creating […]

Number 7

Melville United 3, Glenfield Rovers 0 Gower Park, Hamilton, March 18 2017 Going to football in the Waikato is a time consuming business sometimes. Yesterday especially! Not only did I have to drive for two hours to get to Gower Park for this pre-season fixture, but upon arrival I got […]

The End

The 2015 Lotto NRFL Premier League comes down to an 8pm kickoff on a Wednesday night in late September. That’s not a typo. The only reason why Western Springs found themselves in need of three points and anxious folk in Hamilton refreshed their Twitter feed was because of the registration […]

A rare affliction

I was all set to round off the NRFL season by heading off to Eastern Suburbs vs Western Springs yesterday, but I was unexpectedly prevented from doing so by a rare condition I suddenly found myself afflicted with – I couldn’t be bothered. The fact that it was wet and […]

An uber victory

Three Kings United 0, Central United 5 Keith Hay Park, Auckland, September 17 2016 It’s taken me a few years, but today I finally managed to finish off a feat I’ve been aiming towards for quite some time – managing to be in all the right places at all the […]

Preludes and Previews

Within the next fortnight we should know the draw for the [INSERT SPONSOR HERE] New Zealand Football Championship. With Team Wellington taking the title out of Auckland for the first time last season, and three new teams joining the league, it’s already looking like it’s going to be a cracker. […]