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Victory(a)

Wellington United 2, Victoria University 3 Newtown Park, Wellington, May 5 2018 They say you can’t beat Wellington on a good day, and they are perfectly correct. The saying refers to the weather and is really more put-down than compliment – the implication being that there aren’t many good days, […]

Tilting at windmills

Wellington United (Sapphires) 3 Brooklyn Northern United 0 Capital Women’s Premier League Sunday 28 May 2017 Newtown Park Words by Phil Clayton. Photographs (and their captions) of this match by Michael Welsh (Dr yomcat shoots). The Dutch-influenced Wellington United club’s second team the Sapphires play in Women’s Capital Premier, while […]

Seventeen

Wellington United 17 Valeron Wanderers 0 Women’s Central League Sunday 22 May 2016 This looked like it was going to be a top versus bottom of the table match; until midweek, when Massey University’s 3-0 win over Valeron was revered due to an ineligible player, and Valeron snuck off the […]

An interview with Emma Boyack

Three Kings United 2, Massey University 0 Newtown Park, Wellington, August 26 2012 Last weekend I was very fortunate to have the opportunity to interview Massey University’s star striker Emma Boyack. Emma has represented New Zealand both at age group level and at the World University Games. Between 2005 and […]