Spotlight on Wahine Round

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Monday, September 24, 2018    Getty Images

The Wahine Round celebrated the roles, involvement and contribution of wahine (women) in rugby, including players, coaches, referees, fans and volunteers. 

Check out what our provincial teams got up to over the week.

Counties Manukau Steelers managaer Moana Leilua gave the lowdown on her journey from club rugby player to Mitre 10 Cup team manager.
The Otago men's and women's teams had a very special message for their fans.

Taranaki celebrated one of their own staff members during Wahine Round.
Manawatu Cyclones manager Warren Stent showed his support for Wahine Round in a special way.

The Southland Stags sent a message of appreciation to all wahine involved in rugby.

The Wellington Pride celebrated Wahine Round with a 14-try victory over Tasman with Amanda Rasch scoring a Pride record of 23 points in the game.

Staci Kohe was joined by her family to give a special message to all fans of the Mako men's and women's teams.

Auckland stars Sam Prattley and Jack Whetton share memories of how their mothers influenced and shaped their careers from a young age.

Northland hosted the Women's Rugby World Cup in their region.

Waikato took us into their changing room after their 45-14 win over Auckland.

North Harbour had plenty of support from some young fans for Wahine Round!

Bay of Plenty got a glimpse of some of their future Volcanix with a game of Rippa!

Canterbury asked some of their leading female players about their experiences in the sport.

Hawke’s Bay Tui’s celebrated Wahine Round by defeating North Harbour 52-10 and staying top of the Championship ladder.

And the referees got in on the action too!