Like many sports, women's rugby faces a challenge in
keeping players in the game after secondary school. While
player numbers are thriving at the junior level, things are
not so flash at the other end of the scale.
Football South probably could not ask for a tougher start to
the ASB women's league.
The Otago Volts will be without a key new signing for their
Plunket Shield opener against Central Districts starting on
Coach Stephen Kearney is
confident Issac Luke and Adam Blair will flourish in their
roles as Kiwis co-captains for the tour of England.
Netball New Zealand (NNZ) is set to launch a national league
to run in conjunction with the ANZ Championship next year.
Close but not close enough is how Sophie Price describes her
flirtation with the cups held at her home track of Winton.
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