5 Jul 2021

Salty streaker: Sea lion crashes Dunedin soccer games

From Checkpoint, 5:55 pm on 5 July 2021

The star "player" at a weekend football game came off the beach rather than the bench.

Some of the primary school-aged players abandoned the field and parents scattered when a sea lion waddled up from Dunedin's Tomahawk Beach and onto Ocean Grove sports ground, disrupting two children's soccer games.

Bradley Scott was on the sideline as pitch invasion unfolded.