Black Ferns to play NZ Barbarians side

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The recently named 2019 Black Ferns squad will play a New Zealand Barbarians women’s side on Sunday in Pakuranga, Auckland.

The women’s Barbarians side will be made up of members of the wider Black Ferns training squad and players from Farah Palmer Cup (FPC) teams.

New Zealand Barbarians Club President and former All Black, Alan Whetton, said he was absolutely delighted the club could give some of New Zealand’s top female players the opportunity to wear the iconic Barbarians jersey and play at this level. 

“The growth of women’s rugby here and overseas has been phenomenal and we’re keen to be part of it. When the opportunity arose for the New Zealand Barbarians to be involved in a match with the Black Ferns we jumped at it.”

“We’d love as many friends, whanau and fans to come along and watch some of our country’s best players in action as they prepare for Women’s Rugby Super Series in the USA.”   

Black Ferns squad v New Zealand Barbarians
When: Sunday 26 May, 11am kick-off.  
Where: Pakuranga United Rugby Club, 78 Bells Rd, Pakuranga Heights 
What: Vision of match from 12.45pm and pitch side interviews with coaches and selected players following the match.

Please contact Meredith Keys if you would like to attend any of these opportunities (details below).

Black Ferns 2019 schedule

Women’s Rugby Super Series 2019 Schedule

Chula Vista Elite Athlete Training Center
Saturday, 29 June
v Canada
Kickoff: 11am (NZT)

Chula Vista Elite Athlete Training Center
Wednesday, 3 July
v USA
Kickoff: 12.15pm (NZT)

Chula Vista Elite Athlete Training Center
Sunday, 7 July
v France
Kickoff: 12.15pm (NZT)

San Diego State University’s Torero Stadium 
Monday, 15 July
v England
Kickoff: 8am (NZT)

Laurie O’Reilly Memorial Trophy
Optus Stadium, Perth
Saturday 10 August 
v Australia (With All Blacks v Australia)
Kickoff: 7pm (NZT)

Eden Park, Auckland
Saturday 17 August
v Australia (With All Blacks v Australia)
Kickoff: 5pm (NZT)

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