Sevens Sisters add Jazz to their playlist
In a matter of days, Jazmin Hotham has leapt from stands to sideline for the victorious Black Ferns Sevens, ready to make her World Series debut in Sydney.
Honey hitting Great Wall to honour mum
Honey Hireme-Smiler has never liked running - yet the rugby and league megastar is preparing to run a marathon along the Great Wall of China.
Black Ferns flyer poised for rare world double
Black Ferns fullback Selica Winiata is aiming for a rare double - refereeing international rugby while still playing the game at the highest level.
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.
Shakira puts her heart on the line
Whenever Black Ferns Sevens veteran Shakira Baker runs onto the rugby field, there’s a defibrillator on the sideline with her name on it. Just in case.
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.
Black Ferns’ cowgirl proves doctors wrong
Black Fern Aleisha-Pearl Nelson was told by doctors, twice, that her rugby days were over - after serious horse-riding accidents.