football

Headed to national champs

Queenstown's Wakatipu High School pupils are preparing to compete against some of the country's best secondary school football teams in a national tournament. The team, comprising students from year 10 to 13, will travel to Christchurch this weekend ready for...
A young sportsman has made a triumphant start to his football career – winning three awards after recovering from a concussion. Todd Vermeir, of Bob's Cove, now plays for the Queenstown AFC under-14s after suffering the injury in June last...

Playing with pride

Two young Queenstown football stars represented their country on a three-match tour in Sydney earlier this month. Alex Tutty and Nieve Collin, both 15, were selected to play for the New Zealand secondary schools under-15 team against three different New...

Cup win for Rovers

A scruffy goal from skilful forward Carlos Herrmann was enough to earn Queenstown Rovers footballers the win in a hard-fought cup game in Dunedin. Rovers beat rivals Roslyn-Wakari 1-0 at Ellis Park on Monday. They progress to the third round of...
OPINION: On Sunday, June 4 (NZ time), the city of Cardiff will host one of the most exciting football events in the world. The teams contesting the UEFA Champions League final at the National Stadium of Wales are not decided...
OPINION: The intrusion of football into Kiwi culture is undeniable. I'm not talking about a few guys kicking it around just for fun, it's competitive stuff and local parents must be aware of it. It'd be insulting for you guys just...
Queenstown Rovers are returning to the Dunedin leagues this season. The men will contest the ODTFootballSouth Premier League for the first time in three years. Meanwhile, the Rovers women, who dominated last year's Southland league to win the Kolk Cup, play in...

Reps give it some Welly

Nine Queenstown youngsters will play in front of footie national selectors at next month's national age group tournament in Wellington. The youngsters, all aged between 12 and 16 years old, were selected for Football South rep squads at trials in Dunedin. Football...
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