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Exclusive interview with trick-shot queen Tania Tare

Exclusive interview with trick-shot queen Tania Tare

Tania Tare is one of the world's most recognisable trick-shot artists and has amassed over 300,000 followers across Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Here, the New Zealander discusses her process, her injuries, the state of the women's game and her aspirations to join the LPGA Tour. 26 Mar 2020
Phoenix return home after “really big sacrifice”

Phoenix return home after “really big sacrifice”

A week in Sydney isolation was all in vain for Wellington Phoenix, who will return home following the A-League's indefinite suspension. 24 Mar 2020
City's four-time W-League champ could have been a Matilda...now Europe awaits

City's four-time W-League champ could have been a Matilda...now Europe awaits

Rebekah Stott is already one of the greatest W-League imports of all time and this Saturday, she has the chance to become a five-time Champion. But could it be the last time we see the 26-year-old in Melbourne City colours? 19 Mar 2020
AFL delay season decision while football plays on

AFL delay season decision while football plays on

The AFL will decide within 24 hours when to start its condensed season, while Football Federation Australia says play will go on in the A-League. 16 Mar 2020
Phoenix commit to Australian A-League stay

Phoenix commit to Australian A-League stay

The A-League season is under threat from trans-Tasman border restrictions but Wellington's solution is to stay in Australia for the rest of their campaign. 15 Mar 2020
NZ A-League games 'impossible' under new coronavirus rules

NZ A-League games 'impossible' under new coronavirus rules

Strict restrictions on travellers from Australia due to the coronavirus outbreak will make A-League matches in New Zealand "impossible", Wellington Phoenix say. 14 Mar 2020
Phoenix driven by more than Rudan revenge

Phoenix driven by more than Rudan revenge

Wellington see the third instalment of their rivalry with Western United as a chance to showcase how far they've come this A-League season, not get one over former coach Mark Rudan. 20 Feb 2020
Phoenix commit to Eden Park games

Phoenix commit to Eden Park games

Wellington have committed to play four games at Eden Park across the next two A-League seasons to acknowledge the support they have received in Auckland. 19 Feb 2020
Phoenix beat wayward City

Phoenix beat wayward City

Wellington's English strikers have combined to sweet effect in a 1-0 win over Melbourne City which continues the visitors' A-League hoodoo in New Zealand. 15 Feb 2020
W-League City 'can be more lethal': Stott

W-League City 'can be more lethal': Stott

Melbourne City could claim the W-League's premiers' plate with a derby win over Victory on Sunday, but the best is still to come says NZ star Rebekah Stott. 12 Feb 2020
Olympic qualifiers 'a boost for World Cup bid'

Olympic qualifiers 'a boost for World Cup bid'

Australia enhanced its joint bid for the 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup by stepping in to host the Olympic qualifiers at short notice, FFA boss James Johnson says. 11 Feb 2020
Jets keeper Moss to retire at season's end

Jets keeper Moss to retire at season's end

Newcastle Jets goalkeeper Glen Moss has confirmed he'll retire at the end of the current A-League season. 29 Jan 2020
Kiwi Rojas rejoins Victory

Kiwi Rojas rejoins Victory

Melbourne Victory have signed New Zealand international Marco Rojas for his third stint at the A-League club, with Austrian Kristijan Dobras departing. 22 Jan 2020
Summer of Aussie domination is test cricket’s downfall

Summer of Aussie domination is test cricket’s downfall

The last Test match of the Australian summer concluded with another massive home victory. 7 Jan 2020
Phoenix sign Olyroos midfielder Wilson

Phoenix sign Olyroos midfielder Wilson

After a difficult 2019, Olyroos midfielder Brandon Wilson has made an A-League move from Perth to Wellington. 6 Jan 2020
Three Spinners set for New Year test matches

Three Spinners set for New Year test matches

Dom Bess (England), Will Somerville (New Zealand) and Mitchell Swepson (Australia) could all play in the New Year Test matches in Cape Town and Sydney. 2 Jan 2020
The Case for Four Day Test Matches

The Case for Four Day Test Matches

The Australian test cricket summer has followed the same path of so many before it in recent years. 29 Dec 2019
Kerr predicts the 2023 World Cup will 'realise Australia's football legacy'

Kerr predicts the 2023 World Cup will 'realise Australia's football legacy'

Sam Kerr has thrown her weight behind Australia and New Zealand's 2023 World Cup hosting bid, saying that it will realise "incredible legacies" in Australian football. 17 Dec 2019
8 reasons why an Australian / New Zealand World Cup would be the greatest ever

8 reasons why an Australian / New Zealand World Cup would be the greatest ever

To celebrate the official launch of the historic Australian / New Zealand Women's World Cup bid, we thought we'd count down eight reasons why (duh) an Aussie - Kiwi World Cup would be the greatest World Cup ever. 13 Dec 2019
Joint Australian New Zealand bid for 2023 World Cup

Joint Australian New Zealand bid for 2023 World Cup

The Australian and New Zealand Governments today launched an historic joint bid to bring the FIFA Women’s World Cup to the Southern Hemisphere for the first time. 13 Dec 2019
The Pioneer to Rotorua in 2020

The Pioneer to Rotorua in 2020

After four years in the South Island, The Pioneer is leaving the Southern Alps in 2020 - and heading to Rotorua. 6 Dec 2019