RAWATA RUNS RAMPANT IN BLACK FERNS TRIAL

An imperious set-piece and sparkling first half display from first five-eighth Victoria Subritzky-Nafatali paved the way for a resounding 59-5 Rawata victory in Pukekohe. In the opening two minutes Subritzky-Nafatali stamped her mark on proceedings when she cross-kicked for wing Renee Wickliffe who secured close to the line and supplied fullback

PREVIEW: ALL BLACKS V IRELAND (FORSYTH BARR STADIUM)

After a 42-19 victory in the opening Steinlager Series Test at Eden Park last weekend, the All Blacks have a chance to sew up the series at Forsyth Barr Stadium on Saturday night. Match details: All Blacks v Ireland, Saturday 9 July, 7.05pm NZT, Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin Played: 34 Won: All Blacks 30,

PREVIEW: Black Ferns Trial (2022)

Ahead of tonight's Black Ferns trial between Rawata and Ngalingali in Pukekohe, we take a look back on Black Ferns trials of the past and what to expect in the 2022 edition. The first New Zealand women’s national rugby team trial (well before the ‘Black Ferns’ even existed) was held at