Earmarked as a future captain, 18-year-old Abby is already a fixture in the senior side, and impressed with her World Cup performances against the world's best strikers. Abby earned her first senior cap in 2006 – on the back of helping the Junior Football Ferns to a draw with Brazil at the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup – and has started every Football Ferns match since. New Zealand's Young Women's Player of the Year in 2007.