The rugby Princess kicking up a storm
Teenager Princess Elliot left her small town for the city, to make her name in netball - now the speedster’s taking the rugby world by storm.
Black Fern gets new feather in her cap
Black Fern Vania Wolfgramm has been given a golden opportunity to learn from leaders in US sport, and in return, make a lasting contribution to Kiwi female athletes.
Tackling boys built Mako captain
Jess Foster-Lawrence played rugby with the boys until she was 16. Now she’s the tough and competitive captain of the Tasman Mako women in the Farah Palmer Cup.
Honey puts all aside for terminally ill mum
Rugby and league legend Honey Hireme has put all her careers on hold - including her Warriors debut - to take care of her mum, who has terminal cancer.
Black Ferns sign off in style - but with work to do
The 37-8 result meant the Black Ferns finished with a handy 5-1 record for the year, suggesting they are tracking well enough towards a successful defence of the 2021 World Cup.
Helping run the World Cup - from Waiheke
From a teenage volunteer at Team NZ 20 years ago, Michelle Hooper has become a sought-after organiser of pinnacle world sports events. Now the mum of three is helping deliver next month’s Rugby World Cup.
Australian rugby sadly still miles behind
Don’t panic. NZ v Australia in rugby remains one of the most lopsided rivalries in global sport. When you’re talking about the Black Ferns v Wallaroos, that is.
The Black Ferns’ singing assassin
Black Ferns hooker Te Kura Ngata-Aerengamate is forging her path in the black jersey and helping blaze a trail for rugby-loving girls in Northland.