Hearn comes up one short

But she still walked off the field feeling slightly disappointed.The Ottawa Fury star actually had her sights set on a double hat-trick and felt she should have achieved that aim.“I…

Cooks make history

The victory is the first they have ever recorded at senior women’s level and coach Jimmy Katoa is delighted with the result, which gives his side a good foundation to…

Solomon Islands 4 – 0 Tonga

See below for the play-by-play action.The starting line-ups were as follows:Solomon Islands: 1. Betty SADE (GK), 2. Calrose GWALI (c), 4. Bere MASAE, 5. Odana GALO, 7. Rayma ZOZE, 9….

Papua New Guinea 3 – 0 Fiji

See below for play-by-play action.The starting line-ups were as follows:Papua New Guinea: 1. Linda BUNUGA, 2. Esther KURABI, 3. Miri LANTA, 4. Cathy SALAIAU, 5. Dee SESEVO, 7. Eddy THOMAS,…

Cook Islands 1-0 Tahiti

See below for the play-by-play action.The starting line-ups are as follows:Cook Islands: 1. Mati TORU (GK), 2. Jenny AKAVI, 3. Linade UNUKA, 4. Tekura TUTAI, 5. Tex KAUKURA, 6. Marissa…

Day One Review

Former Arsenal striker Amber Hearn led the way with a five-goal haul as the Football Ferns began their campaign with a highly-impressive 14-0 win over tournament underdogs Vanuatu. There wasn’t…

New Zealand 14-0 Vanuatu

See below for the play-by-play action.New Zealand: 1. Jenny BINDON (GK), 2. Ria PERCIVAL, 4. Katie HOYLE, 5. Abby ERCEG, 7. Ali RILEY, 8. Hayley MOORWOOD (c), 9. Amber HEARN,…

Vanuatu face tough start

The side will meet defending champions New Zealand on the oval ground at Auckland’s North Harbour Stadium in a game that appears, on paper at least, to be a mismatch…

Cooks trying to mould

Many of Katoa’s players are based in the outer islands of the country or in New Zealand so he hardly ever sees them all on the pitch at the same…

Group B Day One preview

The Group B action gets underway a day later on Thursday 30 September when Papua New Guinea meet Fiji at 1pm and Solomon Islands face Tonga shortly afterwards at 3.30pm.Here’s…