Four players from the Warriors’ inaugural WNRL side have been named to line up for the New Zealand Maori Ferns in the NRL Women’s All-Stars match ahead of the men’s All-Stars clash in Melbourne on Friday, February 15.
Included in the Rusty Matua-coached side are New Zealand internationals Amber Kani, Hilda Mariu, Kahurangi Peters and Krystal Rota.
Three Peters sisters have been named with Hilda and Kahurangi joined by Rona, who played for the title-winning Brisbane Broncos in the NRL women’s premiership.
Also named is Tazmin Gray, whose brother is Kiwi and Canberra winger Jordan Rapana.
The Women’s All-Stars match is part of a triple-header of football at AAMI Park, with touch football and the Men’s All-Stars match also part of the action.
The Men’s and Women’s All-Stars teams will be in Melbourne in the week leading up to the matches with the players taking part in a series of welcome events, community activities and training sessions.
Tickets are on sale with NRL club member adult tickets starting at $20 and family passes from $45.
General sale tickets start from $25 for an adult and $50 for a family pass.
To purchase tickets, head to www.nrl.com/tickets
For flights, accommodation and tickets to visit Melbourne and attend the matches, head to www.nrl.com/travel
2019 NRL WOMEN’S ALL-STARS
INDIGENOUS WOMEN’S ALL-STARS
Tommaya Kelly Sines
Coach: Dean Widders
NEW ZEALAND MAORI FERNS
Acacia Claridge-Te Iwimate
Harata (Charlette) Butler
Te Aroha Hapuku
Coach: Rusty Matua