Category: Featured Teams

Grafton Big River Bullrouts can’t wait for Christchurch!

By Paul Guest On Saturday, I caught up with one of our most popular Golden Oldies teams from New South Wales, the Grafton Big River Bullrouts. “The Bullrout story as I know it,” Team member Scoota recalls, “Is that we officially became the Grafton Big River Bullrouts in 1999. Prior to this we were known as…

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Bathurst Old Bulls and Golden Oldies feature in the news!

Long-standing Golden oldies side, the Bathurst Old Bulls, were featured in the news recently prior to their upcoming game against the Orange Emulators this Sunday. Take a look at the full feature below that originally appeared on the Western Advocate. OLD enemies Bathurst and Orange will clash at an over 35s rugby open day at…

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ACT VETS Rugby: a bunch of blokes having fun and making a big difference

Originally appeared on the Riot Act. If you think you’re too old to jump in and play a fun game of weekend rugby, think again. The ACT Veterans Rugby Club is now in its 22nd season, with rugby players from Canberra and surrounding districts coming together every few weeks for a fun game, and a…

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The Old Vulgarians RFC

The Old Vulgarians RFC were founded in the early 1980’s in association with Hendon RFC and the Amusement Industry. The name was conceived by Kay, long suffering rugby widow of Trustee, David Gershlick, as it represented her thoughts of his rugby pals as both “Old “ and “Vulgar”. Due to the confusion, certainly from Downunder,…

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St Albans BBBB Presidents team

The BBBB Presidents side which as entered the festival has been together for 5 seasons. The Presidents grade is for those players aged 35 and over, is a one day format of 40 overs per innings and is still very competitive on the field, cricket the way it should be played. The team includes 2…

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Golden Oldies Rugby gaining momentum in the UK!

Golden Oldies Norwich Nomads Rugby

  The Golden Oldies Rugby movement in the UK is building, with new teams joining the Golden Oldies family each week. The growth is down to combination of: The exposure of the 21st Golden Oldies World Rugby Festival (held in Cardiff last year) The establishiment of the Golden Oldies Sports UK Office in London The creation…

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Halswell Suns

We are a newly formed team this season but most of the team have played together before at premier level. We are currently playing B grade in the Canterbury competition. We started the team up to help bring some of the clubs young players through the grades and for the old boys the keep playing…

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The Southern Steeler’s

Feature Team – Southern Steeler’s The Southern Steeler’s, from the deep south of New Zealand, were an incredibly enthusiastic group in Hobart last year. So much so they won the Spirit of the Festival Award – and you can see from the photo they were a lot of fun to be around. Liz O’Connor sent…

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Millbrook Cricket Club

The Millbrook Cricket Club and partners, are very excited about the upcoming Barbados experience in 2017. This will be the 4th Festival we have participated in, although individual members have also participated at Cape Town and Adelaide, making 6 Festivals in total, starting at Mooloolaba in 2004. Our Club was also the organising host of…

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Tuakau Terrabulls

The Tuakau Terrabulls were formed in May 1987 with a view to attending the Brisbane World festival in 1988. We are a very family oriented group, with wife’s, partners and children being just as important as the players. I think this is one of the main reasons we have stayed together for so long. It…

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