Otago table tennis fans will be in for a treat when the Otago
Open is held in Dunedin on Saturday.
It was down to the last game when Dunedin's Janet Goodin
played the decisive shot to give the New Zealand seniors a
narrow win in the transtasman test.
My column will be a little different this week.
Hayden Paddon has an opportunity to boost his tarmac time and
will head to Europe next week to contest the Ypres Rally in
Belgium on June 27-29.
The Otago Sports Car Club's Circle Hill Rallysprint was an
ideal shakedown event for winner Emma Gilmour before she
tackles the next round of the national championship at the
end of the month.
Dunedin's Henk Dijkstra will return to the international
stage at the Asia-Oceania championships in Sydney in October.
Volunteers are needed to help run the Special Olympics
National Summer Games in Dunedin in November.
Seeing the British and Irish Lions on tour in Australia
naturally leads to recollections of their 2005 visit to these
Dunedin has the best ice in the southern hemisphere and the
Australian team makes good use of it.
Jamie Joseph is an impressive man.
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