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Nobody likes a McLeodmouth

Waitemata 4, Hibiscus Coast 1 McLeod Park, Auckland, April 25 2017 I chose to spend my ANZAC afternoon at this NRFL Division One bottom half clash between Waitemata and Hibiscus Coast for one main reason. Before this game there were just two Northern League clubs left on my ‘sins of […]

Which Wai Wins?

Waitakere City 3, Waitemata 1 Fred Taylor Park, Auckland, July 16 2016 I’ve seen a Clint Eastwood internet meme posted many times on Facebook over the past week. The message one takes from it is essentially that any adult male who plays “that Pokémon shit” needs to hand in his […]

Te Atatwo-two

Te Atatu 2, Waitemata 2 Te Atatu Peninsula Park, Auckland, May 7 2016 Until today, Te Atatu Peninsula Park was on my ’Sins of Omission’ list – a small assortment of Northern League venues that I haven’t visited yet. After today, Waitemata’s home ground stands out as the only Auckland […]

The battle of Camford Bridge

Cambridge 0, Waitemata 2 John Kerkhof Park, Cambridge, September 19 2015 Call me biased, and of course I am, but WaiBOP United was a revelation last summer. They competed for a semi-final spot right up until the end and showed that they could beat anyone on their day – a […]