07 June 2023

Hamilton set to host Black Ferns O’Reilly Cup Test

The final O’Reilly Cup Test was fittingly announced today, alongside the 30 strong Black Ferns squad at Hamilton Girls’ High School, the former High School of Black Ferns Co-Captain Kennedy Simon, rookie Tenika Willison and Kelsey Teneti who returns to the fifteens format following a successful season with the Black Ferns Sevens.

Hamilton will host the Black Ferns for the first time since 2013 for final O’Reilly Cup Test at FMG Stadium Waikato in Hamilton on Saturday 30 September.

Black Ferns Director of Rugby Allan Bunting said the squad is excited to be returning home to play in front of fans at FMG Stadium Waikato.

“We are looking forward to returning to play the final O’Reilly Cup test in Hamilton. It will be a fantastic opportunity for whānau and fans to see the team in action for the first time on home soil this season.”

The Test match will kick off at 4.35pm, following the Waikato Bunnings National Provincial Championship match against Canterbury at 2.05pm.

Tickets will go on sale for the fixture at a later date.

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