Canterbury United Pride

Canterbury United PRIDE (formerly Mainland Pride) are gearing up for the 2016 National Women’s League, which kicks off on October 16.

The coaching staff have named a young, but very exciting squad of 24 to contest this years competition. The team will be desperately trying to reclaim the title they lost last year to Northern, in a thrilling final at English Park .

We wish the Canterbury United PRIDE, all the very best, for what we hope will be a very successful season. 

Further down the page you will find squad details and a link to a wall planner with this years NWL draw.

Pride Facts:-

ASB Women’s League back-to-back Champions Canterbury United  Pride won the ASB Women’s League in 2013 and 2014.

Making the final of the ASB Women’s League Final in 2015 by finishing on top after 7 regular competition rounds, unfortunately Pride went down 4-3 against Northern Football on December 6th.

In 2014 Pride won the ASB Women’s League Final 3-1 over NZF Development with goals to Dabner and Barker (2) .

To watch the game CLICK HERE.

In 2015 Pride lost the Final 4-3 against Northern Football, with come back goals from Emma Proctor, Monique Barker and Annalie Longo.

To watch the game back CLICK HERE.

For more information on 2014 CLICK HERE regarding results, resources and team.

CLICK HERE for the Full Draw of the 2016 National Womens League, or for the Canterbury United Pride fixtures, drop to the bottom of the page.

Team for 2016 is as follows:-


1. Victoria Esson – Player of the Day 6/11/16

21. Hannah Hegarty

22. Jordan Woodwood


2. Emma Clarke

3. Rebecca Lake

5. Meikayla Moore

6. Lee Maoate-Cox

8. Tahlia Herman-Watt

14. Chloe Jones

16. Ashleigh Ward

19. Kayla Thomas

23. Meike Van Der Meer


9. Lily Bray   – Player of the Day 16/10/16

10. Annalie Longo

13. Whitney Hepburn

15. Tiana Williams

18. Ariana Williams

20. Macey Fraser   – Player of the Day 23/10/16

24. Sophie Williams


4. Arna Roberts

7. Aimee Phillips

11. Britneylee Nicholson

12. Gabrielle Rennie

17. Holly Pascoe – Player of the Day 13/11/16

Head Coach: Michael De Bono

Assistant Coach: Shane Verma

Goalkeeper Coach: Duncan Reed

Women’s League Liaison Manager: Nikki Cochrane

Operations Manager: Andrew Currie


Support the Canterbury United Pride in their 2016 campaign as they attempt to reclaim the National Women’s League title.

Tickets $5 for Adults, kids under 16 free