A big second half comeback, including a goal in the final minute, saw Team Ritesh Football Whanganui get out of Memorial Park with another 2-2 draw against 2018's Women's Federation League winners Palmerston North Marist on Sunday.

Whanganui had surprised the defending champions on opening day in early April by going goal-for-goal with them at Wembley Park, but the Matt Calvert-coached side at the weekend was notably different.

Two more players made their debuts from the wider group of around 25, who have all now played at least one League match, after nine others were either injured or unavailable, which