Squash golden girl joins Golden Oldies Christchurch Celebration

Five-times World Open Squash Champion and Commonwealth Games gold medalist, Australian based Sarah Fitz-Gerald is flying the flag for the newly introduced Golden Oldies World Squash Festival, one of four new sports on the programme at the Christchurch Casino Golden Oldies Sports Celebration 2018. Sarah, who joins an impressive line up of Golden Oldies ambassadors…

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Crusadettes

Thirty years on and the passion for rugby hasn’t waned for a group of standard bearers for women’s rugby. The “Crusadettes”, a University of Canterbury team that broke new ground in 1988 when they toured the United States and Europe, are reuniting in 2018 at the Golden Oldies Rugby Festival in Christchurch as part of…

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Hinemoa Hustlers

The “Hustlers” originate from the Hinemoa-Kaiapoi Hockey Club – the oldest hockey club in New Zealand, founded in 1896. A very small hockey club based just north of Christchurch. “We have a great history of playing competitive hockey while maintaining a very social aspect.” With the amazing Golden Oldies tournament in our back yard next…

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Wild Rovers 2017-07-10

It will be a real joy to welcome them back to New Zealand and Golden Oldies Softball next year in Christchurch. They truly love the game and it is obvious when you meet them and see them play. We first met the Wild Rovers in 2007 when they played in Rotorua and were an immediate…

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Call goes out for Christchurch Casino Golden Oldies Sports Celebration 2018 volunteers

Nearly 1,000 volunteers are needed to help the largest multi-sport event to be held in Christchurch, the Christchurch Casino Golden Oldies Sports Celebration 2018. Peter McDermott, Golden Oldies Sports Celebration 2018 event director said volunteers are at the heart of events like the Christchurch Casino Golden Oldies Sports Celebration 2018 which will be held over…

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Golden Oldies thank you from the USA!

We’ve received a special thank you from one of our #GoldenOldies from the Midwest, USA – Bill Haz Haase of the The Olde barking Dogs shared a photo of his junior team in Iowa showing the reach the Golden Oldies rugby community has: “Several members of The Olde Barking Dogs touring side met up in…

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Barry Richards: “I Jumped at the opportunity to be a Golden Oldies Ambassador!”

New Golden Oldies Ambassador for the 2018 Christchurch Casino Golden Oldies Sports Celebration and Cricket Legend, Barry Richards, was recently interviewed by Brendan Telfer on RadioLive. Barry is one of our 2018 Golden Oldies World Cricket Festival Ambassadors and may be donning his umpires shirt for a few of the games along with fellow Ambassadors Mike…

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STEVE SUMNER TO BE HONOURED AT CHRISTCHURCH GOLDEN OLDIES FOOTBALL FESTIVAL

Football teams from around the world will have the opportunity to play for the inaugural Steve Sumner Cup at next April’s Golden Oldies World Football Festival to be held in Christchurch as part of the Christchurch Casino Golden Oldies Sports Celebration 2018. Golden Oldies Football manager for the event and former All Whites captain, Earle…

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Special message from the Otautahi Netball Ladies

We’ve received a special message from the Otautahi Netball girls who have registered for the 17th Golden Oldies World Netball Festival – as part of the month-long Christchurch Casino Golden Oldies Sports Celebration 2018! “Otautahi Netball Club has been going for over 40 years. Our club is multi-cultural with race, gender, and age as no…

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EXCLUSIVE VIDEO – 2018 Golden Oldies World Hockey Festival

We have something very special for you today – the exclusive launch of our fantastic new video from the team at Mayhem UK! There are already 30 teams entered from around the world for your 19th #GoldenOldies World Hockey Festival. The festival is part of the incredible month-long Christchurch Casino Golden Oldies Sports Celebration being…

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