Hopes historic women's Super Rugby match will boost the game

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Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Sat, 1 May 2021, 10:14AM
Blues Super Rugby captains Eloise Blackwell and Patrick Tuipulotu hang off the Sky Walk at the Auckland Sky Tower with the women's rugby trophy, the Waipuea Womens Rugby Taonga. (Photo / Brett Phibbs)
Blues Super Rugby captains Eloise Blackwell and Patrick Tuipulotu hang off the Sky Walk at the Auckland Sky Tower with the women's rugby trophy, the Waipuea Womens Rugby Taonga. (Photo / Brett Phibbs)

Hopes historic women's Super Rugby match will boost the game

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Sat, 1 May 2021, 10:14AM

The Blues women's side is hailing a professional build up befitting the occasion of today's historic Super Rugby game against the women's Chiefs at Eden Park.

The inaugural women's match is the curtain-raiser for the men's sides.

Assistant coach Anna Richards says the semi-professional nature of women's rugby's been a factor.

"The girls from up north were able to get time off work so that's really helped us schedule in a couple more trainings this week heading into the game so I think we're pretty lucky."

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