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Two mad Italians on Anzac Day

Lynn Avon 1, Kaeo Inter 0 Ken Maunder Park, Auckland, April 25 2018 Anzac Day is usually special for two reasons – commemorating the sacrifices of brave men and women during wartime; and the opening round of the Chatham Cup, the premier football competition in New Zealand. But this year […]

Time to Ngara down the rules?

Until last week, when people asked me who I support in the Northern League my reply has always been “I love all the Waikato teams equally, but Ngaruawahia is more equal than the others.” I’ll have to get a new line now, because on Thursday we got the news that […]

Nongie up

Lynn Avon 2, Ngongotaha 4 (Ngongotaha won 6-3 on aggregate) Parrs Park, Auckland, October 8 2016 The last remnants of winter were finally tidied away on the turf at Parrs Park today as Rotorua’s Ngongotaha comprehensively dispatched Lynn Avon to win promotion to next year’s NRFL Division 2. Due to […]

Mission impossible?

Lynn Avon 0, Hamilton Wanderers 5 Crum Park, Auckland, April 3 2016 Obviously it’s early days yet but this game already looks like it might have been a good old fashioned relegation six pointer in what might well be the most closely fought NRFL Women’s Premier season in recent memory. […]

Old school

Papatoetoe AFC 0, Lynn Avon 3 Murdoch Park, Auckland, June 6 2015 As I do my rounds of NRFL games, trying to cover as many different clubs as possible in the space of a season, it’s inevitable that there will be some serious sins of omission from time to time. One […]