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The best of Winter 2016

Winter is over and spring is here (allegedly). The last NRFL game of the season is tonight. Birkenhead United and Western Springs cap things off with a positively Italian 8pm kick off on the turf at North Harbour Stadium. It will be well passed my bedtime when the season concludes […]

Things I’m looking forward to about winter:

Fallon’s Manukau Donoso’s Suburbs Hamilton’s derbies Mangere Mountain Stanmore Bay Satchell rampaging Sinclair strutting Franklin – united Places I haven’t been yet (Pukekohe, Te Atatu, Waitemata, Whangarei, Te Puna) Flares at Shepherd’s Park The Chatham Cup The Women’s Knockout Cup Melville United and second chances Ngaruawahia United and the return […]

Wetting the appetite

Western Springs 0, Birkenhead United 5 Seddon Fields, Auckland, February 7 2014 I am a little bit weird because winter is my favourite time of the year. You can keep your summer with its heat, sweat, skin cancer causing rays, flies buzzing around your head and mosquitos trying to eat […]