Article Title:Plenty of women scoring on football pitch
Category:Out Games News
Author or Credit:GayNZ.com Daily News staff
Published on:14th March 2011 - 04:25 pm
Published by:GayNZ.com
NDHA link:http://ndhadeliver.natlib.govt.nz/ArcAggregator/arcView/frameView/IE24797504/http://www.gaynz.com/articles/publish/39/article_10078.php
Note that the National Library of New Zealand (NDHA) website uses both cookies and frames. The first time you click on a link it first may take you to the archived front page of gaynz.com. Close the window and try again. This is because the NDHA website uses cookies and you cannot access an indiviual page without visiting the front page first
Story ID:10078
Text:Two ball-hungry opposing Wellington players Three home teams are battling it out against a Sydney contender in the women's five-a-side soccer competition at the Outgames. The Sydney Flying Bats are the only visiting side and are fighting for football glory against three Wellington teams. The first of two days of women's competition saw plenty of goals scored and the strongest of the three Wellington sides emerge as a gold favourite on the speedy artificial turf at Te Whaea Park in Newtown. The Sydney side is also emerging as a title contender. Players says the level of sportsmanship is amazing between the teams; “it's just a great big laugh really”, says one Wellington player. “But it's a damn shame more teams didn't get involved, especially since a lot of players tried to get teams together but couldn't raise the numbers.” The teams are playing each other twice and the remainder of the round robin games will be played tomorrow, before the semis and finals. The men's tournament features a Melbourne team, a Sydney team and two Wellington teams and they will also go into finals tomorrow. The players say they would love some crowd support at their games, which are fast-flowing due to the synthetic pitch surface and small number of players on each team. GayNZ.com Daily News staff - 14th March 2011
Disclaimer:This page displays a version of the GayNZ.com article with all formatting and images removed. It was harvested automatically and some text content may not have been fully captured correctly: access this content at your own risk. A copy of the full article is available (off-line) at the Lesbian and Gay Archives of New Zealand. This online version is provided for personal research and review and does not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of PrideNZ.com. If you have queries or concerns about this article please email us
Reproduction note:Just before GayNZ.com closed in May 2017, the website owners wrote this article about reproducing content from the website: "our work has always been available for glbti people to use and all we ask is that you not plagiarise it... if you use it anywhere please attribute it to GayNZ.com and where there is an authors name attached please acknowledge that writer."