Players waiting in the wings to bolster female AFLW coaching ranks
Port Adelaide's Lauren Arnell is the first former player to take the reins as an AFLW head coach and she has "no doubt" more will follow in her footsteps as the pool of retired athletes grows. full story
Russia pummels eastern towns in bid to encircle Ukraine forces as Kyiv steps up calls for weapons
After claiming to have captured the nearby rail hub of Lyman, Russian forces have stepped up their assault on the eastern Ukrainian city of Sievierodonetsk. full story
Silver Fern Maia Wilson believes the different rules on either side of the Tasman over import players will play into New Zealand's hands at international level
Silver Fern Maia Wilson believes the different rules on either side of the Tasman over import players will play into New Zealand's hands at international level full story
Quote of the Day
"Hard work pays off later, laziness pays off now." John Evans
1905 - World’s first state-run maternity hospital opens
As well as providing care for expectant mothers, the new St Helens hospital in Wellington trained midwifery students. more...
1947 - Mabel Howard becomes first female Cabinet minister
When mabel Howard was appointed minister of health and minister in charge of child welfare, she became the first woman to serve as a Cabinet minister in New Zealand. more...
1953 - Hillary and Tenzing reach summit of Everest
A beekeeper from New Zealand, Edmund Hillary, and the Nepalese Sherpa Tenzing Norgay became the first people to stand on the summit of the world’s highest peak. more...
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