Patron Saint of Goalkeepers

Frank Schlageter from the Original Reborn Veterans team tells us his story.

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Golden Oldies Founder Unsurprised at Size of Movement

With organisers of the Christchurch Casino Golden Oldies Sports Celebration 2018 predicting 10,000 sports men and women will gather in the Garden City next April, Golden Oldies founder, Tom Johnson, is unsurprised at the way the movement he started nearly 40 years ago has grown in scale and scope.

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Olde Barking Bitches

Overview Programme Teams Entered Ethos and Rules Packages The chance to play in the first ever all-women’s rugby grade and tick off a bucket list destination were too good to miss for a 21-strong USA women’s rugby team heading for Christchurch next April. Supporting husbands at Golden Oldies Rugby Festivals since 2005, and playing in … Continue reading “Olde Barking Bitches”

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Robbie Deans – rugby legend, cricket lover

Overview Programme Rod Latham Barry Richards Mike Procter John Wright Host Clubs Picnic Day Packages Teams Entered Bert Sutcliffe Trophy Ethos and Rules What is Golden Oldies? Terms and Conditions Latest Newsletters Entry Robbie Deans is most well known as an All Black, the coach of a very successful Crusaders Super Rugby franchise and the longest serving coach of … Continue reading “Robbie Deans – rugby legend, cricket lover”

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Ronnie and the Auckland Indians

At a Golden Oldies Hockey Festival if there is a group of people laughing there is a better then even chance that Ronnie Nathoo is in the middle of it.

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Mixed deaf and non-deaf Golden Oldies Rugby team to join the fray in Christchurch

Overview Programme Sir Graham Henry Todd Blackadder Stephen Larkham Venue Picnic Day Teams Entered Referee Association Packages ANZAC DAY Ethos and Rules Presidents Division What is Golden Oldies? Terms and Conditions Entry Challenges on a Golden Oldies rugby field usually relate to bumps, strains and gasping for air for most players past their glory days. … Continue reading “Mixed deaf and non-deaf Golden Oldies Rugby team to join the fray in Christchurch”

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Christchurch Old Sox

Overview Programme Cheryl Kemp Venue Fast Pitch Ethos & Rules Slow Pitch Ethos & Rules Teams Entered Fast Pitch Teams Entered Slow Pitch Picnic Day Packages What is Golden Oldies? Terms and Conditions Entry Fast Pitch Entry Slow Pitch Pip from the Christchurch Old Sox fast pitch Softball team tells us their story. We are … Continue reading “Christchurch Old Sox”

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Interview with Helen Mahon Stroud

Overview Programme Sir Graham Henry Todd Blackadder Stephen Larkham Venue Picnic Day Teams Entered Referee Association Packages ANZAC DAY Ethos and Rules Presidents Division What is Golden Oldies? Terms and Conditions Entry Interview by Lesley Murdoch from News Talk ZB Christchurch on Saturday with Helen Mahon Stroud, member of the Crusadettes rugby team. Have a … Continue reading “Interview with Helen Mahon Stroud”

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Hutt Hurtz

We are excited for the Hutt Hurtz team to be joining us once again for the Golden Oldies World Netball Festival, Christchurch in April, 2018!

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Sydenham Rugby Club

Sydenham Rugby Club will be back for its 9th Golden Oldies World Rugby Festival in April 2018 in Christchurch.

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