Girls & Womens

After School League creates opportunities

Opportunity, fun and enjoyment are at the heart of the objectives for the Central Zone Girls Only After School League run by Auckland Football at Bill McKinlay Park. It is the second edition of the year seven and eight Girls

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Past experience drives Anton

Fond memories of previous campaigns are driving Elizabeth Anton as she prepares to suit up for a second U-20 cycle. Anton was recently named in Gareth Turnbull’s 20-strong New Zealand squad for the upcoming OFC U-19 Women’s Championships having previously

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Edmondson to coach Auckland in NWL

Auckland Football (AFF) confirmed on Tuesday the appointment of Dave Edmondson as Head Coach of the federation’s National Women’s League side for the coming 2017 season. Qualified to UEFA A Level, Edmondson returns to New Zealand for the role having

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Jackson back in the International fold

It’s been three years since Deven Jackson last donned the silver fern but she doesn’t have to wait much longer to wear it again after being named in Gareth Turnbull’s New Zealand squad for the OFC U-19 Women’s Championships in

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Strong squad named for OFC U-19 Champs

The players tasked with leading New Zealand to the 2018 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in France have been named and coach Gareth Turnbull is looking for them to complete the job in style. Turnbull’s charges will enter the qualifying

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Underdogs welcome cup challenge

For Papakura City and Fencibles United, this weekend provides them with the opportunity to test themselves against Premier League opposition, something they both hope to become by earning promotion at the end of this season. The AFF/NFF Women’s Conference sides

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Suburbs unbeaten at halfway point

Lotto NRFL Women’s Premier Division Leaders Eastern Suburbs have had a stellar start to the 2017 season, remaining undefeated at the half way point of the competition. Mauro Donoso’s side have recorded seven wins from eight matches, their only blemish

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Kraakman spreads futsal joy

Fun, fast-paced and with a bright future – Hannah Kraakman explains why Futsal drives her forward. Kraakman has helped shape futsal’s popularity delivering Futsal in Schools at Stonefields School in recent times and is effusive in her joy spreading the

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Futsal W-League underway

The rise of Futsal in Auckland continues with the 2017 edition of the AFF Futsal W-League well underway. Six teams have entered, comprising of three AFF Futsal training squads, cluster club sides and a University side, all of whom feature

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Opportunities aplenty for Rattray

Having been involved in football as a player and a coach, the more opportunities that being in the middle brings, has steered Beth Rattray towards refereeing as a way to stay in the game. Starting out as a Match Official,

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