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‘HAV­ING OUR TWO TOP SIDES TAKE ON THE AUSSIES IN THE SAME NIGHT IS SOME­THING SPECI A L’ Steve Tew

NZ Rugby World - - The Breskdown -

Fol­low­ing on from their his­toric pay deal, the Black Ferns will also play a two-test se­ries against Aus­tralia

The Ferns will play in Syd­ney ahead of the first Bledis­loe Cup clash in Au­gust and then play their sec­ond test ahead of the sec­ond Bledis­loe in Auck­land the fol­low­ing week.

“Hav­ing our two top sides take on the Aussies in the same night is some­thing spe­cial,” New Zealand Rugby chief ex­ec­u­tive Steve Tew said.

The first group of con­tracted pro­fes­sional play­ers is ex­pected to be an­nounced shortly as well.

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