24 May 2017

Move to boost club sport numbers

From Nine To Noon, 9:09 am on 24 May 2017

The tradition of club sports is engrained in New Zealand's culture. But in many communities, the amateur game is suffering because teams are recruiting players from out of town and bringing in professional coaches. It's what many are calling a blurring of the lines between club and professional sport. Kathryn Ryan speaks with Gordon Noble-Campbell, who has been a key driver in the newly formed New Zealand Amateur Sport Association, and Scott Pawson, who is the co-coach of the New Brighton Senior Club.