Honey Hireme has a strong defensive game but it’s her skills on attack - including a fantastic offload – and representative experience that ensure her regular selection. The powerful midfield back scored five tries in three Tests during last year’s International Sevens Series.
Fondly nicknamed “Honey Bill Williams”, Hireme joined the Black Ferns for the first time in 2014 after outstanding form with the Black Ferns Sevens team, with which she won the Women’s Rugby World Cup Sevens in 2013. She played in eight of the Black Ferns’ nine 2014 Tests and scored eight tries.
The proud mother of one has arguably the best fend in the game, a fantastic offload, and a remarkable ability to see a gap.
NZ women's 7s
NZ women's rugby League
NZRL women's player of the year
Waikato sports women of the year
Favourite rugby ground Waikato Stadium
Favourite rugby player and why... Jonah Lomu
Earliest or best rugby memory... Winning world cup 7s in Russia - 2013
Biggest influence on your rugby and why... My Family - always support me 100%
Last song you had on repeat... Hi Marks - Cab Driver
Favourite non-rugby sports team... NZ Warriors
Sporting hero... Valerie Adams
v Australia, 2014
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