Harnessed Media/Stuff.co.nz: Don’t be surprised to see football’s Ricki Herbert in a sulky driving standardbreds around Cambridge Raceway next year. The former All Whites player and coach says he’s long been a fan of harness racing and hopes his move to the Waikato will give him the chance to get involved again in the sport.
NZ Herald/Bay of Plenty Times: Ricki Herbert Football Academy players based at the Tauranga Talent Centre were recently selected to be part of national age group squads that travelled to Sydney to compete in the 2016 Sydney Youth Cup.
Ricki Herbert will consider coaching roles in New Zealand or abroad after ending his eight-month stint as head coach of the Maldives. The former All Whites and Wellington Phoenix coach returned to New Zealand this week after 14 matches in charge of the Maldives national side.
In-the-back-of-the-net: RHFA head coach Kale Herbert featured heavily in media coverage of football’s oldest club competition, the Chatham Cup, when his Taupo side took on the Kevin Fallon-coached Manukau City team.