Teams

Teams, Player Profiles, Latest News and Video

Black Ferns

Next match
Australia Women V2 Reversed
Australia Women
VS
BLACK FERNS LOGO WHT
Black Ferns
Ballymore Stadium, Brisbane

About the team

The Black Ferns are New Zealand's premier women's rugby team and the most dominant team in all of rugby with Rugby World Cup titles in 1998, 2002 2006, 2010 and 2017 and 2021 (played in 2022). They have one of the best winning percentages in international rugby, with victory in over 85 percent of their Tests.

The Black Ferns successful 2017 season was a landmark one for women’s rugby with the Black Ferns becoming the first women’s team to ever be named the World Rugby Team of the Year.

In 2022, the Black Ferns captured the imagination of Aotearoa when they lifted the Rugby World Cup on home soil for the first time. Playing in front of then world record crowd of 42,000 for women’s rugby, the Black Ferns edged England 34-31 in a thrilling final.

A New Zealand women's selection first took the field in 1989 and competed at the 1991 Women's Rugby World Cup.

For all your in-depth stats and analysis Click Here

Upcoming Fixtures

2024 Pacific Four Series

  • BLACK FERNS Pos WEB
    Black Ferns
    VS
    USA Women
    USA Women
     
    Sat 11 May
    02:05PM NZST
    FMG Stadium Waikato, Hamilton
  • BLACK FERNS Pos WEB
    Black Ferns
    VS
    Canada Women
    Canada Women
     
    Sun 19 May
    04:35PM NZST
    Apollo Projects Stadium, Christchurch

2024 O’Reilly Cup presented by Ryman Healthcare

  • BLACK FERNS Pos WEB
    Black Ferns
    VS
    Australia Women V2 Primary
    Australia Women
     
    Sat 25 May
    02:05PM NZST
    North Harbour Stadium, Auckland

Black Ferns news

View all

Black Ferns Videos

View all