Had Green Island not entered with a three-goal buffer, it would have been a thriller.
Chelsea beat Premier League new boys Brentford to win a pulsating West London derby 1-0, while troubled Manchester United fell to a 4-2 defeat by Leicester City.
After not playing for almost two years, the All Whites have continued their strong momentum, with another win against a higher-ranked opponent.
The ‘‘Celebrity Guest Shots’’ (in yellow) compete against ‘‘Alakazam’’ (in black) in a game of futsal at the Edgar Centre in Dunedin this week.
Done but not disgraced. The South will not feature in the championship phase of the new National League.
Neil Archary’s teenage table tennis skills ended up being nearly as valuable as his goalkeeping to Otago University this season.
The Southern League is set for a barnstorming finish — and two Dunedin clubs are in the hunt for a place in the revamped national league.
Chelsea tasted defeat for the first time this season as Manchester City earned a statement 1-0 win on a day that Manchester United were beaten by Aston Villa and Liverpool were held by Brentford.
Luke Williams (left), of King’s High School, and Ben Sinnott, of Otago Boys’ High School, fight for possession during the Otago premier secondary schoolboys football final at Logan Park yesterday.
The South City Royals took a giant stride towards the National League with a 2-1 home victory over Coastal Spirit in the return of football on Saturday.