Members of the May family (from left) Tarris (17), of Timaru, Harry (12), of Oamaru, Blue, of Timaru and Brendon of Timaru. Photos by Craig Baxter.
Three generations of the May family travelled to Dunedin from
Timaru and Oamaru to watch Otago beat Wellington in the HRV
Cup final yesterday.
Blue May, a former Dunedin resident, donned a blue flower lei
alongside his son Brendon, whose rugby shirt was at least an
A curly blonde wig completed Brendon's ensemble, although his
son - 17-year-old Tarris - was more comfortable in plain
Tarris' cousin Harry May (12), meanwhile, looked the part by
wearing a viking hat, blue wig and blue and yellow feather
He said the only female member of the group had distanced
herself from them.
''She's hiding in a tree!''The Mays were part of a capacity
crowd of 3230 spectators who provided plenty of cheer.
Couples lounged on grass banks, friends shared picnics and a
few rowdy fans soothed their raw vocal cords with cool
As parents watched the professionals, children played their
own cricket in front of a row of Portaloos, next to a sausage
sizzle and hot-dog truck.
Their tiny wooden bats and plastic wickets were later
autographed by victorious Volts players.