NZ and women’s sport
Three women’s world cups to be played in New Zealand over the next three years - but how well does this country really do when it comes to equity in sport?
Fireside vigil for As One’s World Cup succeeds
UPDATE: New Zealand and Australia will host the 2023 FIFA 2023 Women’s World Cup, with their As One bid successful overnight.
Football Fern perfects hole-in-one skills
Even at Level 3, our top Kiwi sportswomen are coming up with novel ways to keep fit - and stay sane. LockerRoom shares posts from athletes who’ve caught our eye this week.
Stott in searing form for fourth W-League title tilt
The final of the W-League will go ahead this weekend - albeit behind closed gates - with Football Fern Rebekah Stott gunning for her fourth championship title.
Ali Riley forced to be her ‘absolute best’ at Bayern
Football Ferns captain Ali Riley is making the most of her opportunity to play for German giants Bayern Munich, harbouring a dream to represent NZ at her fifth World Cup
All the risque, and no reward for women’s sport
A former Football Fern, inspired by iconic moments in World Cup history, is offering her advice - for free - to help women’s sports lure the sponsors’ dollar.
Football Ferns need bold, brave change
The Football Ferns are at a crossroads - they need to move on from simply being “competitive” to make a serious impression on the world football stage.
Busting the myth: no one watches women’s sport
With one billion people transfixed by the women’s football World Cup, it’s time to bust the myth that no one wants to watch women’s sport.
Fifa World Cup 2019: when the world finally cared
France 2019 will go down as the tournament that opened the eyes of much of the planet to women’s football.