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Reaching the pinnacle

East Coast Bays 1, Onehunga Sports 2 Bay City Park, Auckland, August 12 2017 The first NRFL trophy of 2017 was handed over at Bay City Park on Auckland’s North Shore yesterday, and this year it was men’s premier that was decided first. Onehunga Sports took the lead in this […]

Tamakae and Tamakou

East Coast Bays 2, Waiuku 0 Bay City Park, Auckland, June 27 2015 Waiuku literally means ‘water and mud’. The place got its name from a Maori princess who was courted by two men named Tamakae and Tamakou. Tamakae was essentially a farmer, whereas Tamakou was a flashy orator. The […]

The Azzurri of the North Shore

East Coast Bays 2, Birkenhead United 1 Bay City Park, Auckland, June 21 2014 Hands up if you’re tired? Everyone, right? Phew. This week I have learned a very sad lesson – I’m not a teenager anymore. Whereas before I could get up at 4am every morning during the World […]