Brookbusters Golden Oldies – 1990

I remember Christchurch 1990 being our first Golden Oldies World Netball Festival and having so much fun that we went on playing for another 17 years together.

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Alex (Grizz) Wyllie, Gary Lawson’s secret weapon, well, for the social occasions anyway

One of New Zealand’s rugby greats, and a real character, will play alongside Gary Lawson at the World Golden Oldies Lawn Bowls Festival in Christchurch in April.

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Evolution of Unex

“Unex was very competitive at the start of 2009 as most of the players had just turned 60 and were competing against older players.”

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Golden Oldies Rugby on display at World Rugby Museum

Nearly 40 years after its humble beginnings in Auckland, Golden Oldies Rugby has been recognised as a truly global movement.

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Stephen Larkham on RadioLIVE

Listen to former Wallaby great and current Australian attack coach Steve Larkham sharing his love of Golden Oldies rugby with sports broadcaster Brendan Telfer on the RadioLIVE Weekend Sports Programme.

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Fossil Sharks are joining us

Turning 60 required costumes, fun and hijinks of the kind usually reserved for Golden Oldies social events for Canadian hockey player Bev Alp.

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The Tequila Shots

Overview Programme Julie Seymour Venue Picnic Day Teams Entered Ethos and Rules What is Golden Oldies? Terms and Conditions Christchurch Casino is not only the proud sponsor of the 2018 Golden Oldies Sports Celebration. Casino staff are also putting their bodies on the line with a team participating in the mixed social netball programme. “The … Continue reading “The Tequila Shots”

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A memory of Bob Holland

It was summer 2000 at the Vancouver Festival and personally after having put plenty of prior work into helping Cliff Cox, Rod Hesp and the rest of the Festival local organising committee, I got my reward with selection to play against the Newcastle Taverners (just one of the Aussie teams to me) and went in … Continue reading “A memory of Bob Holland”

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Decision for the 2023 Rugby World Cup

Wednesday’s decision to award the hosting of the 2023 Rugby World Cup to France has implications for the future hosting of the event. The decision was a surprise after World Rugby’s technical report had stated South Africa had the best bid. France and, to a lesser extent, Ireland, contested that view since the technical report’s … Continue reading “Decision for the 2023 Rugby World Cup”

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Patron Saint of Goalkeepers

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

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