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Tungsten (W)

Seatoun 0 Wellington United 2 Capital Football W League Saturday 08 April 2017 Seatoun Park. Words by Phil Clayton. Photographs (and their captions) of this match by Michael Welsh (Dr yomcat shoots). After several years of teams failing to complete (or start) their Central League season, Capital Football is trying […]

Five of the most windblown

Back in June I bowed to public pressure and wrote a post ranking my five favourite football grounds in New Zealand. In so doing, I also acknowledged requests for follow up pieces looking at the most improved, depressing, wind-blown and inaccessible grounds along with the best and worst stadium food. […]

Imagine being a Kennedy

Seatoun 0 Upper Hutt City 1 aet National Women’s Knock-out Cup Quarter-Final Sunday 17 July 2016 Seatoun Park A goal at the end of extra-time from Kennedy Bryant saw Upper Hutt through to the semi-final of the national cup. It was a fine day, but the bumpy field at Seatoun […]

Maristocrats

Seatoun 1 Palmerston North Marist 4 Women’s Central League Sunday 1 May 2016 “Any score yet?” enquired a late-arrival to the match at the 15-minute mark. “0-0”, I said, “but there’s been a familiar pattern to the game”, “Watch this Seatoun goal-kick, it’ll probably reflect the game so far”. The […]