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The Mountain Road Shake

Central United 2, Ellerslie 2 St Peter’s College, Auckland, August 12 2018 Google Maps says it takes 16 minutes to get from Becroft Park, Forrest Hill, to St Peter’s College in Newmarket – and that seemed optimistic to me, even though it’s motorway a lot of the way. I had […]

Friday Night Lights

Sacred Heart v St Peters Auckland AKSS Football Premier Boys League Bill McKinlay Park, Panmure – 7pm For most clubs the season is well underway already, with the Chatham Cup Round One taking place this time next week. However, for one league of teams Friday night saw the curtain raiser […]

No Collins, no party

Waikato Bay of Plenty 1, Northern Football 6 St Peter’s College, Cambridge, November 23 2014 I want you to fix your eyes upon this shiny watch… Concentrate… Look at it as it sways… backwards and forwards… Forwards and backwards… Your eyes are veeeeeeery heavy… You are getting veeeeery sleepy… Sleeeeeeeeeeepy… […]

Hope

Waikato Bay of Plenty 2, Capital Football 7 St Peter’s College, Cambridge, October 20 2013 Why, oh why, does football do this to us? It started so well for my WaiBOP! An early goal! I literally jumped for joy! But, if you please, before my feet had even hit the […]

Don’t leave me this way

Northern Based Under 17s 2, Waikato Bay of Plenty 1 St Peter’s College, Auckland, November 18 2012 At the halfway point in the group stage of the National Women’s League going into this weekend’s fixtures, the Northern conference was delicately poised. This unexpected result has kept it that way. In […]