And the winner is…

The world knows about our almost unstoppable rugby team, the All Blacks.  In a test against the British and Irish Lions on June 24, they won and another Test is set for Saturday.

And we have had golf stars – Lydia Koh the youngest ever No 1,  Sir Bob Charles who has won numerous titles over a 50-year playing life and Michael Campbell who won the US Open.  Dame Susan Devoy dominated the squash world for many years and now..

Team NZ1

Since June 17th this elderly New Zealand woman, along with most of the rest of the inhabitants of our country, have been transfixed by the sailing going on off the coast of Bermuda.  And today, for the third time, New Zealand won the America’s Cup.  It was a really fantastic win.  Team New Zealand beat Oracle, the USA team by 7-1.  So no doubt who the winner was.

Well done Peter Burling and Team New Zealand.  We look forward to the welcome home, with the ‘auld mug’ safely here again.

End of bragging, for today at least.  No promises for not more to come.

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7 responses to “And the winner is…

  1. How nice to see such pride in your National team no matter the sport. Congratulations on doing so well again………….there will be other years.
    xxx Huge Hugs Judith xxx

    • Thanks, David. We are a very small nation far away from the rest of the world. One can’t help but be proud of our sports achievements. One day I shall write about Rutherford and many other great New Zealanders.

  2. Congratulations to you and your countrymen! Of course I always knew you were a winner!

  3. Well done New Zealand!!

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