Former Silver Ferns captain Sandra Edge inspired a generation through her on-court exploits. Now, 27 years after hanging up her bib, she continues to make a difference from the sidelines. Jane Hunt writes.
In a string of firsts, Black Fern Helen Mahon-Stroud was the first NZ women’s rugby captain, who scored the first try in the inaugural Rugby World Cup in 1991. She’s since gone on to groundbreaking roles in netball and cricket, and a long career with the police, Jane Hunt writes.