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Ella Reilly

Waiheke Islander currently in exile in Wellington. Supporter of Nottingham Forest and England, through thick and thin (there's been plenty of that). As a player is somewhat averse to the offside rule.

Smash and grab

Capital 2, WaiBOP 1 Memorial Park, Petone, Saturday 13 October 2018 First off, a quick run-down of things I thought during a close, occasionally quite tense, game. Time stamps are approximations. 39’ [WaiBOP score through Kelli Brown] – “Awww shite” 70’ [WaiBOP look strong] – “I’m going to mute my […]

The Return Fixture Episode 1: NWL Preview

Helena, Ella and Enzo introduce themselves and the podcast, and put their reputations on the line by making predictions for the upcoming National Women’s League season. They’re also joined by New Zealand Football’s Women’s Development Manager Holly Nixon, who offers the team some much-needed expertise and perspective. Note 1: During Holly’s […]

Football Ferns: A re-view

Let’s rewind back nearly a fortnight, shall we? In the bowels of Westpac Stadium, a press conference took place immediately after the Football Ferns played Nadeshiko Japan, in a friendly. Being the first Ferns home match since 2015, the first Ferns match in Wellington since 1991, and the first since […]