The Football Ferns have made a flying start in their bid to reach the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada, claiming a record 16-0 win over Tonga on Saturday in the first match of the Oceania Women’s Nations Cup in Papua New Guinea.
New Zealand has sealed victory in their Asia/Oceana Group one Davis Cup relegation tie against Chinese Taipei indoors at Wilding Park, Christchurch in just two days.
Football Ferns captain Abby Erceg recorded an historic first for New Zealand Football on Saturday - becoming the first ever player to reach 100 senior international caps.
Defending champions Auckland City FC started the 2014-15 ASB Premiership with a victory on Saturday, claiming a 3-0 away win over Southern United FC at Forsyth Barr Stadium.
Result: ASB Premiership 2014-15
Saturday 25 October
At Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin
Southern Utd FC 0-3 Auckland City FC (half: 0-2)
AKL: Tim Payne 25’, Ivan Vicelich 28’, Emiliano Tade 52’
"Hands-down it's got to be luckless Joe Daley at Q-school when his putt went in, bounced off the bottom of the cup and came back out. He missed by one. That was awful."
Two coaches with different focuses meet in the ASB Premiership season-opening fixture in Dunedin on Saturday as Auckland City’s Ramon Tribulietx and Southern United’s Mike Fridge do battle at Forsyth Barr Stadium.
The Football Ferns take aim at their third consecutive Oceania title and their fourth FIFA Women’s World Cup qualification on Saturday as the Oceania Nations Cup kicks off in Papua New Guinea.
New Zealanders Hayden Paddon and John Kennard have ably demonstrated their continued improvements on the world stage of rallying by taking their first stage win on a FIA World Rally Championship event.
An independent Code of Conduct Tribunal has tonight found Qantas Wallaby Kurtley Beale guilty of a serious violation of the ARU Code of Conduct, and handed down a $45,000 fine, for sending an offensive photograph to an ARU employee.
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