Mastering the art of keeping all your balls in the air
Belinda Muller has managed major Kiwi sports teams in three different codes – netball, rugby and, now, cricket. The only difference, she’s found, is the size of their balls.
Black Ferns fizzing to fight for Nancy on home soil
When New Zealand hosts the Rugby World Cup - for the first time in this hemisphere – in 2021, it will mean so much to the Black Ferns, both present and past.
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.
Sports A-Gender: Tui’s call part of her winning charm
Ruby Tui’s award for World Rugby Women’s Sevens player of the year was a no-brainer in a year in which she’s become a “true ambassador” of the game.
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.
Noble wāhine claims rugby’s newest prize
Auckland and Counties Manukau make history battling for a new taonga in the Farah Palmer Cup.
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.
Banishing the black dog in quest for black jerseys
Warriors star Langi Veainu, on the cusp of becoming a dual international as a Black Fern, reveals the mental battle she’s won to get this far.
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.