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Bunnings Warehouse and Heartland Championship draws announced

Domestic rugby season preparations are in full swing with the 2022 season draws announced for the Bunnings Warehouse NPC, Farah Palmer Cup (FPC) presented by Bunnings Warehouse and the Bunnings Warehouse Heartland Championship. The new Bunnings Warehouse NPC format, featuring all 14 teams playing for one title for the first time since 2010, kicks off

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NZ Rugby announce international home Test schedule

Pacific Four Series schedule confirmed with three Black Ferns Tests against Australia, Canada and USA All Blacks to play three Steinlager Series Tests against Ireland in Auckland, Dunedin and Wellington The Lipovitan-D Rugby Championship schedule includes two Tests against Argentina in Christchurch and Hamilton Tran-Tasman rivalries kick off with the All Blacks Bledisloe Cup Test

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The New Black Ferns Set-up

As soon as Wayne Smith was added to the Black Ferns coaching team on 4 April, we had to wonder if more lay behind this appointment than met the eye. Indeed it did. He is now the man in charge. His task is as heavy as Glenn Moore’s was once the 2021 Northern Tour started

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The State of the (Three) Nations

A Health Check for England, France and New Zealand Despite all the big advances in women’s rugby in 2022 there are still very few places at the top table. Here’s a look at the three leading nations to see how they compare and contrast: England, France and New Zealand. That is their alphabetical order, and

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Glenn Moore Resigns

One of the most incomprehensible aspects of Glenn Moore’s resignation is the pattern of events between 26 August 2017, the final of the last World Cup, and the end of the Black Ferns’ ill-fated Northern tour last autumn. Reporting on that final I commented: ‘[at half-time] Glenn Moore put on his thinking-cap and won the

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New Zealand Rugby accepts Black Ferns review findings

New Zealand Rugby accepts Black Ferns Cultural and Environmental review findings • NZR to develop plan to implement recommendations in partnership with key stakeholders • CEO thanks Panel and all those who contributed • Changes following 2021 campaign already implemented New Zealand Rugby (NZR) has today shared the findings and recommendations from the Black Ferns

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