Cocksedge at first-five

Last updated 08:40 23/11/2012

Relevant offers

Former Taranaki rep Kendra Cocksedge has been named to start at first five-eighth for the New Zealand women's rugby team in their first test against England tomorrow.

Cocksedge, who attended New Plymouth Girls' High School and also played cricket for Taranaki, has played the majority of her 11 tests at halfback.

She did, however, play in the No 10 jersey for Canterbury when they finished second in the women's NPC.

There are four debutants named to come off the bench.

BLACK FERNS: Selica Winiata, Halie Hurring, Claire Richardson, Kelly Brazier, Sharika Baker, Kendra Cocksedge, Emma Jensen, Casey Robertson, Justine Lavea, Aroha Savage, Rawinia Everitt, Eloise Blackwell, Kathleen Wilton, Fiao'o Faamausili, Ruth McKay. Reserves, Karina Stowers, Stephanie TeOhaere-Fox, Aleisha Nelson, Jackie Patea, Lydia Crossman, Zoey Berry, Victoria Nafatali, Hazel Tubic.

Ad Feedback

- Taranaki Daily News

Special offers
Opinion poll

Is this the best summer ever?

Yes, without a doubt

It's great, but 2012/13 was even better

Can't quite recall the year, but there have been better

I long for the Summer of 69 (with apologies to Bryan Adams)

Whatever. I can't wait for winter

Vote Result

Related story: Wellington sizzles in January heat

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content

Follow the Taranaki Daily News on Twitter

Get Taranaki's frequent news and sport updates