Silver Ferns Strike Gold

The New Zealand Silver Ferns netball team emphatically shrugged off a decade of being netball’s bridesmaids to beat arch rivals Australia 49 – 47 and win the World Champion title in Jamaica. “Finally,” said relieved Silver Fern’s veteren Lesley Nicol. “It’s absolutely bloody brilliant.” Captain Anna Rowberry: “It feels absolutely amazing.” Australian coach Jill McIntosh: “I think on the night we were just beaten by a better side, slightly better in all aspects of the game.”


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Travel Lockdown a Blessing for US Surfers

Travel Lockdown a Blessing for US Surfers

Back in March, photographer Ridge BenBen and surfer Joe Kisling, both from the US, travelled to the South Island for the Single Fin Mingle logging contest, an annual event that describes…