Rugby: More smiles than tackles as veterans strut their stuff

Originally Appeared in the Otago Daily Times (21st November): If there was ever any doubt this wasn’t your normal rugby tournament, that was cleared up within minutes of arriving at the Queenstown Events Centre yesterday. On field one, the Matamata Bone Crushers were up against The Ali’is, the latter a team which had travelled from…

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2015 Golden Oldies World Netball Festival – Newspapers

What a fantastic week it was in Hobart for the 17th Golden Oldies World Netball Festival! We bring you digital copies of all three Festival Newspapers that were published during the week – showcasing one of the most popular Golden Oldies Festivals in History! Click here to find out more about the next Golden Oldies World Netball Festival – Christchurch 2018 Edition…

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Spotlight on Adelaide

With assistance from South Australia Tourism Commission, the first Golden Oldies World Football Festival will be taking place in Adelaide next October. Adelaide welcomes Golden Oldies Footballers to the Festival and is looking forward to sharing the dynamic and evolving city that’s ready to be discovered. As food and wine capital of Australia, Adelaide has a…

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2015 Golden Oldies World Hockey Festival – Newspapers

What a fantastic week it was in Leipzig for the 17th Golden Oldies World Hockey Festival! We bring you digital copies of all three Festival Newspapers that were published during the week – showcasing one of the most popular Golden Oldies Festivals in History! Click here to find out more about the next Golden Oldies World Hockey…

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Win an Outrigger Canoe Surfing Experience for your Team

Thanks to Hawaii Tourism we are giving all teams that register for the Golden Oldies World Softball Festival  before 31st January the chance to win an Outrigger Canoe Surfing Experience for their team. Outrigger canoe surfing is one of Hawaii’s most unique sports and Waikiki Beach is currently the only place where visitors can take part in…

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Golden Oldies Netballers take on Hobart

Earlier this month over 500 Golden Oldies Netballers came together for the Golden Oldies World Netball Festival in Hobart, Australia. Travelling from New Zealand, Australia, Cook Islands, Fiji and Vanuatu the ladies (and men) enjoyed a week of Netball, parties, fun and friendship. For many of the players, the Golden Oldies Netball Festival was a reunion,…

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Rugby: Vintage version rum sort of game

Originally appeared in the Otago Daily Times (November 13th): Scores won’t be kept, a championship trophy won’t be awarded and most of the players are more likely to do themselves an injury off the paddock. And the 500-plus rugby players – including former internationals – on their way to Queenstown for the 2015 World Vintage…

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2017 Golden Oldies Hockey Cape Town Launch Video!

With over 40 teams already entered for the 18th Golden Oldies World Hockey Festival, we are delighted to bring you our launch video! A week long celebration of Hockey, built on Fun, Friendship and Fraternity – The video below gives you a glimpse into just how much fun Golden Oldies Hockey Festivals are and what…

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Golden Oldies Netball: International teams brings friendship, dancing and flower crowns to Hobart

Originally appeared on ABC Hobart: With bright flower crowns on their heads, and equally colourful sportsmanship, there will be no mistaking the women from the Pacific Islands at an Australasian netball event in Hobart this weekend. The Golden Oldies Netball event — which is held at various places across the world— has started in Hobart…

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John Cleese: How I got Compton out twice in an innings!

‘So why should I listen to your opinion on the subject of cricket?’ you ask. Well I’ll tell you why. Because I once got Denis Compton out twice in an innings, that’s why.’ ‘Twice in an innings?!’ you cry. Now I should make it clear that I believe getting Denis Compton out once in an…

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