In the final episode of The Return Fixture, Helena, Ella and Enzo discuss the National Women’s League grand final, look back on the season as a whole, and cackle at their federation/sub-Saharan African animal comparisons. Who is crowned the winner of The Return Fixture’s tipping competition? Who is declared to […]
The stage could hardly have been more perfectly set for today’s National Women’s League Grand Final. Trusts’ Stadium’s pohutukawa-lined pitch looked flawless and Auckland produced one of its best December days. Most importantly, the two sides in the final were so evenly-matched that no one could predict what was about […]
“The winner takes it all” blared from the car-radio on the way to the game. An appropriately-titled song for this end of National Women’s League round-robin match between 2nd and 3rd, with the winner going through to the Final to meet Northern Lights.
This is it, the one you’ve been waiting for. The Penultimate Return Fixture. Dun Dun Dunnnnnnn. This week, Helena, Ella and Enzo annouce the winner of the tipping competition’s minor premiership, review the last round of the NWL, preview the final between the Canterbury United Pride and the Northern Lights, and […]
Southern United and Capital closed out their 2018 National Women’s League seasons in entertaining fashion at Sunnyvale on Sunday afternoon, with the home team edging a nine-goal thriller.
Helena, Ella and Enzo dig into the second to last NWL round robin fixtures, cast their eyes over the final round (including the Pride v AFF de facto semi final – English Park, 2pm, Saturday), and celebrate the successes of the Young Ferns and Football Ferns. Who is uncharacteristically organised, […]
Southern United 5 WaiBOP 2 Halftime: 3-2 Forrester Park, 25 November 2018 National Women’s League Match Week Eleven It was a world away from Colonia del Sacramento, that’s for sure. At the exact time that our U17 national team were creating World Cup history in the Uruguayan sunshine with […]
This week Helena, Ella and Enzo celebrate, ruminate and commiserate the latest round of NWL, Football Ferns and Junior Football Ferns fixtures. Later, The Return Fixture’s He-lay-na chats to Hel-eee-na Kelderman. And listen through to the end for a unique musical ending. Note – kickoff changes: The Southern vs WaiBOP […]
This week on The Return Fixture sees hopes dashed, a wager set and the mickey taken as Helena, Ella and Enzo look back at last week’s NWL games and ahead to this crucial weekend in the competition’s calendar. Later, Enzo catches up with AFF coach Tracy Wrigley, discussing women in […]
National Women’s League Match Week Eight: Southern United 1 (Britney-Lee Nicholson) Northern Lights 2 (Emma Turnbull, Sam Tawharu) Halftime 0-1 Sunnyvale Park, 4 November 2018 Northern Lights had plenty of obstacles to overcome on their way to defeating Southern United 2-1 at Sunnyvale on Sunday afternoon in the National Women’s […]