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The Black Ferns to Europe again?

More unconfirmed reports come from New Zealand pointing to a 2024 European Tour. In all likelihood it would include a fourth trip to Twickenham Stadium, where astonishingly they have yet to win. For the record, the previous visits were 2009-12. We can imagine NZR and the team management wrestling with the details: when precisely? –

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Black Ferns XV named to face Manusina XV

With a week’s preparation under their belt the Black Ferns XV team has been named to face Manusina XV in a one-off match at Navigation Homes Stadium in Pukekohe on Saturday (kick off 4.35pm). Coaches Whitney Hansen, Linda Itunu and Peter Breen have named an in-form squad for the match. The Black Ferns XV to

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WXV 1 match schedule announced

The world champion Black Ferns will play France during a blockbuster opening weekend of the inaugural WXV 1 tournament at Sky Stadium in Wellington as the world’s top six teams kick off a new era for international women’s rugby in New Zealand this October. Women’s Six Nations champions England will play Australia in the opening

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Canada v New Zealand – Pacific Four Series

Ottawa, 8 July 2023 Attendance: 10, 092 Result: Canada 21 New Zealand 52 We get a measure of the frontiers still to be broken down: Canada 0 New Zealand 17. That’s the overall historical perspective. In front of a large supportive crowd the Maple Leafs tried their darndest to stem the Black Ferns’ tide. Both

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Black Ferns set for Canada challenge

The Black Ferns coaches have named a powerful match day 23 to face Canada in their second Test match of the Pacific Four Series. The teams will go head-to-head at TD Stadium, in Ottawa, on Saturday evening, 7.00pm (CEDT), Sunday morning, 11.00am (NZT). The team is; 1. Phillipa Love (25) 2. Luka Connor (15) 3.

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Black Ferns primed for their opening Test against Australia

An eagerly anticipated return for the Black Ferns is almost over, with the team primed and ready to kick-off their first Test match of the Pacific Four Series and O’Reilly Cup against the Wallaroos. Black Ferns Director of Rugby Allan Bunting and his assistant coaches have named an exciting 23 to open their Test season

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The New Black Ferns – a View from the Outside

Allan Bunting has announced the names of 30 players to represent Aotearoa in the remaining Pacific-4 series and the O’Reilly Cup (see full list below). Things that strike a non-Kiwi The announcement took place at Hamilton Girls’ High School, alma mater of three of the squad including co-captain Kennedy Simon. Which other nations think of

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