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'It's been a challenging season' - Phoenix relishing return to NZ

'It's been a challenging season' - Phoenix relishing return to NZ

Wellington Phoenix coach Ufuk Talay says that two home games in New Zealand at the back end of the season could prove vital in their finals tilt. 8 May 2021
'I hope the fans get out in support' - Phoenix to return to NZ in May

'I hope the fans get out in support' - Phoenix to return to NZ in May

After more than 12 months on the road, Wellington Phoenix have confirmed they'll return to New Zealand to play two A-League matches across the Tasman in May. 30 Apr 2021
'Absolutely no qualms ' - NZ return no bother for United coach Rudan

'Absolutely no qualms ' - NZ return no bother for United coach Rudan

Western United coach Mark Rudan says he has no issue with potentially having to play an A-League match against Wellington Phoenix this season in New Zealand. 10 Apr 2021
'Today's news was the best...' - Phoenix eye two games in NZ

'Today's news was the best...' - Phoenix eye two games in NZ

Wellington Phoenix will be based in Wollongong for the rest of the A-League season but hope to play two home games in New Zealand when the travel bubble opens. 6 Apr 2021
Chance gutted after Roar's W-League season ends

Chance gutted after Roar's W-League season ends

Olivia Chance will turn her attentions to New Zealand's upcoming Olympic campaign after Brisbane Roar's W-League season came to a disappointing end. 4 Apr 2021
Sydney to host Women's World Cup final

Sydney to host Women's World Cup final

The final of the 2023 Women's World Cup will be in Sydney, with FIFA announcing nine cities across Australia and New Zealand to host tournament matches. 1 Apr 2021
FIFA to reveal 2023 World Cup cities

FIFA to reveal 2023 World Cup cities

Australian soccer authorities will know on Thursday which cities have been chosen to host matches for the 2023 FIFA women's World Cup. 30 Mar 2021
'We are chomping at the bit' - Carey craves more history

'We are chomping at the bit' - Carey craves more history

Australian women’s cricketer Nicola Carey is perfect at balancing an appreciation of the past, while keeping her steady eye on the next challenge. 20 Mar 2021
'Now I can try and deal with it' - NZ star Stott reveals cancer diagnosis

'Now I can try and deal with it' - NZ star Stott reveals cancer diagnosis

New Zealand international footballer Rebekah Stott faces her toughest battle after being diagnosed with stage three Hodgkin's lymphoma. 3 Mar 2021
Victory beat Jets, back in W-L top four

Victory beat Jets, back in W-L top four

Melbourne Victory have jumped back into the W-League top four with a win over Newcastle as the competition's finals race heats up. 7 Feb 2021
The Huggan Interview: Michael Campbell

The Huggan Interview: Michael Campbell

It is nearly 16 years since Kiwi Michael Campbell shocked the golfing world by staring down Tiger Woods to win the US Open Championship. Here, the 51-year-old reflects on the highs and lows of a much underrated career. 14 Jan 2021
Phoenix hope bubble leads to NZ return

Phoenix hope bubble leads to NZ return

A mooted quarantine-free travel bubble between New Zealand and Australia has been welcomed by the A-League's Wellington Phoenix. 14 Dec 2020
How to achieve the perfect lawn cut

How to achieve the perfect lawn cut

For the perfectly cut lawn, less is more. A third less, to be exact, if you want to achieve optimal aesthetic and plant-health results. 27 Nov 2020
A-League expects open borders for 2020-21

A-League expects open borders for 2020-21

A-League bosses are anticipating a nationwide relaxation of state border restrictions in time for the 2020-21 season, with the season fixture released. 24 Nov 2020
'It will be difficult and it might show...' - Victory's cautious ACL step

'It will be difficult and it might show...' - Victory's cautious ACL step

Melbourne Victory forward Marco Rojas expects the new-look squad to gel quickly during the Asian Champions League matches in Qatar. 19 Nov 2020
'The current rules will not be amended' - FFA block Phoenix's W-League introduction

'The current rules will not be amended' - FFA block Phoenix's W-League introduction

Wellington's hopes of having a W-League team this season have effectively been torpedoed as they would not be allowed to field additional New Zealand players. 10 Nov 2020
Phoenix to relocate to NSW for A-L start

Phoenix to relocate to NSW for A-L start

The Wellington Phoenix will be based in NSW for the start of the A-League season and will allow players to bring their families over with them. 27 Oct 2020
McIlroy and Oliver snare Whaka 100 crowns

McIlroy and Oliver snare Whaka 100 crowns

The Whaka 100 went off with a bang in Rotorua, New Zealand, with plenty of fast riders at home and ready to race. 26 Oct 2020
Whaka 100 set to go!

Whaka 100 set to go!

Over 1800 mountain bikers ready to race in Rotorua at the Whaka. 22 Oct 2020
A-League legend running for Clive Palmer in Queensland election

A-League legend running for Clive Palmer in Queensland election

All-time A-League great Shane Smeltz is standing for election for Clive Palmer's United Australia Party for the seat of Bundaberg in the upcoming Queensland election. 19 Oct 2020
All Whites lose out on Wembley date

All Whites lose out on Wembley date

New Zealand's high-profile international friendly with England next month has been cancelled due to COVID-19. 14 Oct 2020