Story: Māori rugby – whutupaoro

Black Ferns versus Samoa

Black Ferns versus Samoa

Farah Palmer, captain of the Black Ferns, throws the ball into the lineout during a match against Samoa in the Women's Rugby World Cup in Canada in 2006. The Black Ferns won 50–nil. The team is one of New Zealand's most successful international teams, having won the first four world cups.

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Malcolm Mulholland, 'Māori rugby – whutupaoro - Women in rugby union and league', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 25 April 2024)

Story by Malcolm Mulholland, published 5 Sep 2013, updated 1 Jan 2015