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Inoculation

Melville United 1, Onehunga Sports 3 Gower Park, Hamilton, July 14 2018 I went to two football games last weekend. One made it to 90 minutes, the other one not so much. But to be honest with you, the one that didn’t was the one I actually did my job […]

Chatham Cup Final: 2017

Penalties are without doubt the cruelest decider in football and Central United will be rueing their early dominance in this years Chatham Cup final and their inability to pull away from Onehunga while the possession stats were clearly on their side. At half time the game seemed done. Onehunga Sports […]

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 […]

Injurious timing

Birkenhead 0, Onehunga Sports 3 Shepherd’s Park, Auckland, August 6 2017 I’m sorry but I have to start this with a gripe. There were four national cup quarter finals set down for Auckland this weekend – two in the New Zealand Women’s Knockout Cup and two in the Chatham Cup. […]

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 […]

The case for Onehunga Sports

By Jo Dawkins Onehunga Sports FC has gone from strength to strength over the past decade. Recently our success at youth level, mainly distinguished by the consistent achievement at the Manchester United Premier Cup (2 time Pacific Final winners), has been transferred to men’s football. 2015 was a benchmark year […]

The Delayed Escape

Going to watch Melville means goals, at the moment. The reversal of Three Kings’ fortunes has galvanised the Hamilton side with recent wins over East Coast Bays and Western Springs, as well as a creditable draw against Glenfield Rovers, each game having a minimum of four goals. Against teams higher […]

The Mancunian Candidates

Onehunga Sports 2, Cashmere Technical 1 Waitakere City 4, Western Suburbs 0 Cashmere Technical 2, Western Suburbs 1 Waitakere City 1, Onehunga Sports 0 Bruce Pullman Park, Auckland, March 9 2014 It was pretty hard to go past the Manchester United Premier Cup (Nike Cup as it used to be […]

An Onehunga too far

Onehunga Sports 4, Ngaruawahia United 0 Waikaraka Park, Auckland, June 29 2013 Onehunga Sports was an Onehunga too far for Ngaruawahia United yesterday, as they finally fell in the fourth round of the Chatham Cup. Despite having dispatched Onehunga Mangere the previous round, they weren’t able to claim the double […]

New shoots

Onehunga Sports 3, Birkenhead United 5 Waikaraka Park, Auckland, April 20 2013 Maungakiekie, otherwise known as One Tree Hill, presides over everything you do in the Auckland suburb of Onehunga. World famous because of the U2 song that bears its name – written by Bono following the death of a […]