PLAYER PROFILE

Kate Henwood

Loosehead Prop

KEY STATS
UPDATED
AGE
35
HEIGHT
175CM
GAMES
5
Black Ferns Next match
BLACK FERNS Pos WEB
Black Ferns
VS
England v2
England Women

BIOGRAPHY

Loosehead prop Kate Henwood hails from Whakatane and has long been a notable player of the Bay of Plenty Volcanix Farah Palmer Cup side. The 35-year-old mother of two was called into the Chiefs Manawa team as an injury replacement player in 2023 and grasped the opportunity with both hands. Henwood was soon identified as a standout player in Sky Super Rugby Aupiki, and subsequently found herself starting on debut for the Black Ferns against Australia in 2023.

Henwood became a regular feature in the Black Ferns twenty-three throughout the 2023 season. Her outstanding work ethic, domainance at set piece has continued to shine through for the Chiefs Manawa across their 2024 Sky Super Rugby Aupiki campaign.

It is without doubt the powerful front rower will be looking to cement her place within the Black Ferns squad for the 2024 season.

Player Stats

Province:
Bay of Plenty

Test Debut:
v Australia, 2023

Super Club:
Chiefs Manawa