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Roll of Honour
First International
2-0 v. Hong Kong, Asian Cup, August 25, 1975
First Home International
3-3 v. Australia, Trans-Tasman Cup,  May 18, 1980
Record Victory
21-0 v. Samoa, Oceania Women's World Cup qualifier, October 9, 1998
Record Defeat
0-11 v. North Korea, Australia Cup, February 24, 2004
Honours Won
Near Misses
Second, 1981 World Invitational Tournament
Second-equal (fourth on goal difference), 1987 World Invitational Tournament
Runners-up, 1989 Oceania Nations Cup
Runners-up, 1993 CONCACAF Tournament
Runners-up (goal difference), 1995 Oceania Women's World Cup qualifying series
Runners-up, 1999 Oceania Women's World Cup qualifying series
Runners-up, 2003 Oceania Women's World Cup qualifying series
Fourth (beaten on penalties), 2009 Cyprus Cup
Runners-up, 2010 Cyprus Cup
Semi-finalists (denied place in final by drawing of lots), 2010 Peace Queen Cup
Runners-up, 2011 Matchworld Cup
Quarter-finalists, 2012 Olympic Women's Football Tournament
Third, 2013 Cyprus Cup
Runners-up, Canberra Centenary Cup
P
W
D
L
F
A
Overall International Record
197
69
29
99
409
315
Record on Home Soil
35
17
5
13
154
40
Record on Foreign Soil
162
52
24
86
255
275

Appearance Milestone
Hayley Bowden (nee Moorwood) became New Zealand women's football's first centurion when coming on as a substitute against the USA in the 2012 Olympic Women's Football Tournament quarter-final. It was her 86th "A" international, with a further 14 appearances having been made in non-cap-earning internationals
Appearance & Goalscoring Record-holders

correct to March 2014
Football Ferns:
Abby Erceg, 96 caps; Amber Hearn, 36 goals

Junior Ferns:
Annalie Longo; 25 caps; Rosie White, 26 goals

Young Ferns:
Hannah Carlsen, 16 caps;
Hannah Carlsen & Hannah Wong, 8 goals each
Most Goals Scored in a match by a New Zealand player
7, by Pernille Andersen v. Fiji, Women's World Cup qualifier, October 11, 1998
Goalscoring Milestones
Goal
Date
Opponents
Result
Scorer
1
25/8/75
Hong Kong
2-0
Marilyn Marshall
50
30/11/83
Fiji
15-1
Wendy Sharpe
100
7/12/87
Western Samoa
11-0
Debbie Pullen
150
23/5/91
Papua New Guinea
11-0
Julia Campbell
200
11/10/98
Fiji
14-0
Pernille Andersen
250
9/4/07
Tonga
6-1
Kirsty Yallop
300
29/9/10
Vanuatu
14-0
Hayley Moorwood
350
7/3/11
France
2-5
"oggie"
400
25/9/13
China
4-0
Hannah Wilkinson

In Memoriam
- acknowledging those players and coaches at national level who have gone before us
Identity
Died
Contribution to the Code
Ken Armstrong
13 June 1984
Coach, 1980
Dave Farrington
17 December 2008
Coach, 1975-79
Debbie Lamb
8 May 2010
40 caps, 6 goals
Roy Cox
17 January 2013
Enormous!!


The "Fifty-Plus" Club
(Full International Caps)
Top Ten Most
Prolific Goalscorers
Period of Reign
National Women's Coach
96
Abby Erceg
36
Amber Hearn
1975-79
Dave Farrington
90
Hayley Bowden (nee Moorwood)
34
Wendy Sharpe
1980
Ken Armstrong
88
Ria Percival
19
Hannah Wilkinson
1981-82
Dave Boardman
86
Katie Hoyle
18
Sarah Gregorius
1983-87
Roy Cox
82
Amber Hearn
17
Wendi Henderson
1988-94
Dave Boardman
78
Kirsty Yallop
Maureen Jacobson
Aug 1994
Jeff Coulshed
77
Jenny Bindon
15
Pernille Andersen
Mar 1995
Nora Watkins
76
Ali Riley
14
Nicky Smith
1995-98
Maurice Tillotson
74
Rebecca Smith
12
Maia Jackman
1999-2000
Doug Moore
64
Wendi Henderson
11
Donna Baker
2001-03
Sandy Davie
62
Betsy Hassett
Kirsty Yallop
Feb 2004
Fred Simpson
Annalie Longo
Oct 2004
Ali Grant & Wendi Henderson
56
Anna Green
2005
Mick Leonard
Rosie White
Nov 2006
John Herdman
55
Hannah Wilkinson
Feb 2007
Allan Jones
53
Maureen Jacobson
April 2007 - Aug 11
John Herdman
50
Sarah Gregorius
Sep 2011 -
Tony Readings
Maia Jackman

New Zealand's youngest-ever captain, 21-year-old Hayley Moorwood,
is a picture of concentration as she leads the team out for the first time (left)


Football Ferns