Black Ferns prepare for US tourney series
The Black Ferns Sevens team — featuring Ohaeawai’s Portia Woodman — have assembled in Tauranga to prepare for the first tournament of the 2018/19 HSBC World Series.
The series has grown to six tournaments, starting in Glendale, US, next weekend. The side train at Blake Park in Tauranga today before departing for the US this weekend, while the team for the Glendale Sevens will be named on Thursday.
It was also noted that in 2019, the Black Ferns Sevens will play a tournament in New Zealand for the first time with the introduction of a fourteam women’s Fast Four to the 2019 HSBC New Zealand Sevens in Hamilton.
The side will play France, China and England on January 26-27 next year.