Melville United take gold medal in over-50s competition at NZ Masters Games

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Melville United have won the three-day NZ Masters Games 11-a-side football tournament for players over 50.

The side went unbeaten through the Whanganui tournament, conceding only one goal.

The final, against Kiwi Masters, was decided by a second-half penalty scored by Jason Chewins.

Goalscorers for Melville at the tournament were Shane Comber (4), Chewins (3), Julian Ford (2) and Daryl Ward (2).

Main photo: The gold medal winners. Photo: Melville United AFC.

Time to relax after their games success! Photo: Melville United AFC.

Masters Games winners

Men’s 35+
1st – Capital Hearts 35s
2nd – New Plymouth Rangers 35’s
3rd – Wangas Reunited

Men’s 45+
1st – Capital Hearts 45s
2nd – New Plymouth Rangers 45s
3rd – Beercelona

Men’s 50+
1st – Melville United AFC
2nd – Kiwi Masters
3rd – WSAFC – Western Springs AFC Evergreenz

Women’s 27+
1st – Mayhem
2nd – Lakes Ladies
3rd – Taupo Shots and Giggles

Women’s 27+ Amateur
1st – Te Whaea Starters
2nd – Whanganui Athletic Chef’s Choice
3rd – Chaotic Queens

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