ASFA Cup Round 1 Review

The ASFA Cup kicked off yesterday in another sunny sunday afternoon in Auckland. Plenty of goals (non of which count towards the season’s golden boot), but not too many upsets, with 7 of the 8 premiership teams and all of the top League 1 teams safely progressing through to the second round. Auckland Volcanoes, winners…

Rich’s Round Up – Week 6

I’ll kick things off this week with the weekend’s ASFA relevent Chatham Cup results.  On Saturday, on the North Shore, Internationale failed to score a goal for the first time in long, long time, losing 6-0 to a very strong Forest Hill-Millford side.  HNK were also unable to beat their opponent’s keeper, losing 2-0 to…

Rich’s Round Up – Week 5

Seventeen games were played on Sunday May 6th, with those in the new-look League 1 playing their first full round of fixtures. 109 goals scored/conceded, but no one scored/conceded double figures for the first time this season. In the Premiership, the match of the day occured on Michael’s Ave 3 with the 2017 Championship winners,…

Chatham Cup – Round 1 Preview

The first round of the Chatham Cup is scheduled to be played over the weekend of May 12th and 13th, and the ASFA will be represented by four teams, two from the Premiership and two from the Championship. To accommodate this, the first round of the ASFA Cup competitions have been moved back a week,…

Rich’s Round Up – Week 4

Firstly, congratulations to HNK Auckland who secured their spot in the first round of the Chatham Cup for the first time on Saturday with a 2-0 away win over the Bay of Plenty’s Plain Rangers, both goals scored by Bartulovic.  Auckland Volcanoes narrowly missed on joining HNK, losing a nine goal thriller 5-4 away against…

Chatham Cup Review

Three of the five ASFA Teams in action on ANZAC day were able to confirm their places in the draw for the first round of the 91st edition of the Chatham Cup, with the undefeated Premiership leaders, Internationale, sending a clear message out to anyone silly enough to think Sunday football is for those not…

NEWS FLASH: CHAMPIONSHIP / LEAGUE 1 CHANGES

No one enjoys playing or watching a game where the two sides involved are clearly not at the same level, even if it does result in a lot of goals being scored. The ASFA Executive have listened to the concerns of those playing in the Championship and decided to act accordingly, while the season is…

Rich’s Round Up – Week 3

Welcome to my quick recap of the results from week 3. Only 3 fixtures took place in the Premiership over the week, following the Postponement of the AUT FC 1 fixture against Auckland Volcanoes. The battle of the Seddon Fields Siblings, Internationale and Independiente, finished all square at 2-2, leaving both teams still unbeaten and…

L1, L2 & Masters Conference Cup – Round 1

Zamantix Rovers Old Boys (MC) vs Korean Tigers (MC) Serious FC (MC) vs Zamantix Force (L1) Old Fellas (MC) vs Aotea Sport Eastern (L2) Albany Green Machine (L2) vs City Fringe (L1) Zamantix Rovers Return (L1) vs Greenhithe City (MC) Waiheke Old Fullas (MC) vs AUT 2 (L1) Saigon (L2) vs U-Striker (MC) Double Rum…