Westport retained the Sarah Clearwater trophy

Grey United travelled north to Westport on Saturday with faint hopes of challenging for the men’s title.  They took a 1-0 lead in at half time, thanks to Anton Merkushev’s goal.  However, Martin Mulinge scored twice for Westport in the...

Dory Perchig memorial game took place in Greymouth

Arthur Fong hosted all eight West Coast football teams on Sunday, with two games each in the men’s and women’s. Grey United and Westport Cos kicked off in the early men’s game. Grey United were looking to get their season...

Westport Cos makes amazing comeback

The 2018 football season kicked off with an anti-climax with three of the four games being postponed due to heavy rain.  Both the women’s games and Marist’s home game against Grey United have been rescheduled, however Paroa braved the journey...

Six-a-side opens Coast football

The West Coast Senior Football season kicked off on Saturday at Arthur Fong with the annual 6-a-side tournament.   The women’s competition kicked off in blustery conditions, with a pool of five teams.  The early rounds were very close and...

Paroa wins championship title

The last men’s game of the season took place on Sunday between Paroa and Grey United, with Paroa needing only one point to reclaim the main championship shield for the first time since 2007.  Paroa started the game low on...

Westland United upsets DP1 Comets

Saturday morning saw the last game of the season for West Coast women’s football for 2017.  This has been another successful year for women’s football and it was fitting that the DP1 Comets faced off against Westland United after both...

Paroa dominates men’s final

The 2017 West Coast football men’s knock-out cup final way Paroa and Westport Cos compete for a piece of local sporting history.  The current trophy is 95 years old and must be one of the oldest sporting trophies in the...

Coast football finalists found

All eyes were on Paroa this weekend to see if they could finally get themselves over the line to claim the league title. They faced a Marist side that were short on numbers but determined to put up a fight,...

Comets surge clear at top of table

In this weekend’s women’s football, with the Goblins defaulting to Westland United, it was all eyes on the DP1 Comets to see if they could pick up the required number of points to finally put themselves out of reach at...

Comets hang on to lead with nil draw

A blustery, cold day at Arthur Fong kicked off the start of the last round of football’s main competition. Second place Westland United Women were hoping to close the gap against the Comets, who have a comfortable 6 point lead...