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Fantastic Fencies!

This is just a quick post to congratulate Fencibles United on winning the Pascoe Shield last week, and with it promotion to NRFL Division 1. Obviously I was at Central United for the Chatham Cup semi-final last Saturday but I do consider it important to mark league wins whenever possible […]

NRFL: The Winter Of Content

The NRFL hits its straps this weekend with the third round of matches for the Premier League, Division One and Division Two. Visibility for the league has improved through the @LottoNRFL twitter account keeping screen-scrollers updated with Retweets of all the days action from around the leagues – effectively creating […]

Arguments against equality

I’ve had an interesting couple of days reading as much of the social media reaction to the Abby Erceg bombshell as I can stomach. I have engaged with some of it, simply shaken my head at other aspects of it and lost my temper completely with one or two people […]

Football & Media

I woke up at six-thirty on Saturday morning. Football was on the TV. Free-to-air. FTA live sport in New Zealand is so rare that, other than Maori Television’s coverage of the Fox Memorial Shield, you don’t often get to sit down and watch a full game without having to put […]

The Twitteristi

I’m a slow adopter of social media, but once I get going I tend to get a tiny bit carried away. It took me a long time to get the point of Twitter, but now that I understand its purpose completely and absolutely, I love it like I love cheese […]

Facebook

In my supreme benevolence I’ve made a Facebook page for www.in-the-back-of-the.net I thought it might be nice for people to have links to my posts pop up on their news feeds as I post them… I also plan to make a habit of collating my photos there and I might […]