Tiny fan gives Brazier new zest for rugby
With the Black Ferns Sevens back in camp after lockdown, long-time star Kelly Brazier returns as a new mum, with a new rugby plan.
The unshakable voice of Alice Soper
Alice Soper’s impassioned calling out of New Zealand Rugby last week stirred up a hornet’s nest. Ashley Stanley finds out who is this determined voice for women’s rugby.
Saving Grace: netballer finds joy in rugby sevens
Too fixated on wanting to be a Silver Fern, Mystics netballer Grace Kukutai has now found a new happiness playing rugby sevens.
Elder envisions holding baby and World Cup
Expecting her first child in a month’s time, Black Ferns captain Les Elder hopes her plan to be fit for next year’s Rugby World Cup will help future players coming back after pregnancy.
Row, row, row your erg gently down the lawn
A V8 driver races a car she built from scraps in lockdown, an expectant Black Ferns captain cuts corners in training and an Olympic kayaker reaches new heights with a paddle.
Don’t try to be a Black Fern on day one of fitness kick
If you think the lockdown is the perfect time to start an exercise regime, LockerRoom writer Ashley Stanley has a warning for you.
The power of her camera lens
Shooting major events around the globe, photographer Hannah Peters has captured some unforgettable moments in New Zealand sport.
How Olympians carry on in the face of Covid-19
As Kiwis go into lockdown, our athletes are figuring out how to keep training for the Tokyo Olympics - with their date a moving target.
Young touch star helped by Dalton’s legacy
Coming from a family of nine who all play touch rugby, the odds were always strong that Tara Turner would be good. And at 16, she’s a Touch Black.