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Black Ferns dominate Scotland in nine-try rout in Whangārei.

Relive our reside updates because the Black Ferns beat Scotland of their ultimate Rugby World Cup pool match on the Northland Occasions Heart in Whangārei.

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Renee Wickliffe scores for the Black Ferns against Scotland at the Northland Events Center in Whangārei.

FT: NZL 57-0 SCO

80mins: NZL 57-0 SCO

The ultimate whistle sounds however Scotland proceed. It is too late, the referee says so and the Black Ferns take an enormous win into the ultimate.

78 minutes: NZL 57-0 SCO

Scotland proceed to place strain on the Kiwis, stealing the ball to take them into the ultimate scrum.

75 minutes: NZL 57-0 SCO

Scotland are on the assault however Cocksedge steals the ball. As the previous couple of minutes of the sport method, the Black Ferns will nonetheless make some metres.

72 minutes: NZL 57-0 SCO


New Zealand win the ball again and Sylvia Brunt flies in from the nook. He flies previous his defender and lays out for Holmes to cross the road. Holmes conversion goes to the left aspect.

69mins: NZL 52-0 SCO

New Zealand now have the ball again and are approaching their strive line. He tries to go exterior however Hannah Smith makes a pleasant learn and steals.

66mins: NZL 52-0 SCO

The Black Ferns get the ball from the scrum and attempt to go quick. The cross went ahead and so they returned to the scrum 5m from half.

64mins: NZL 52-0 SCO


Black Fern Tanya Kalounivale is shipped to the basket with a yellow card for a foul.

61mins: NZL 52-0 SCO

New Zealand have been compelled to decelerate this half. Scotland are getting extra probabilities with ball in hand and capitalizing on Black Ferns errors

59mins: NZL 52-0 SCO

Scotland are beginning to push and put some phases collectively. Tubic kicked a chip, Wickliffe collects however cannot play. The Scots are again in possession.

56mins: NZL 52-0 SCO

The Black Ferns are again on the assault after the scrum. Cocksedge goes to Delamare however the ball simply bounces off her fingers. Now we go to the scrum for Scotland.

53mins: NZL 52-0 SCO


The Black Ferns begin enjoying on the identical tempo as within the first forty minutes. Delamare finds some area and offloads to Maiakawanakualani Roos who tries it. Holmes efficiently converts the try.

50mins: NZL 45-0 SCO

They battle to win the ball again and look rejuvenated after a troublesome first half. Scotland give the ball away once more however attempt to sluggish the sport down.

48mins: NZL 45-0 SCO

Scotland discovered area after fast motion off the road. They’re a number of meters from the strive line however lose it.

46mins: NZL 45-0 SCO

Hometown hero Krystal Murray, in addition to Kendra Cocksedge and Natalie Delamare, got here off the bench. That is additionally Delamare’s World Cup debut.

45mins: NZL 45-0 SCO

Scotland will get into the ahead line and attempt to achieve some momentum. They do effectively to stay with a Black Ferns defensive position that does not quit. Scotland’s arduous work earned them a penalty. Each groups now concede 5 penalties every.

42 minutes: NZL 45-0 SCO

Scotland attempt to assault however Mikaele-Tu’u comes up with a crushing assault. Scotland preserve the ball and attempt to get one thing going, approaching the 50m line.

40mins: NZL 45-0 SCO

Scotland lead us into the second half. The ball is brief and goes into contact.

HT: NZL 45-0 SCO

The Black Ferns placed on a clinic within the first half and appeared highly effective with ball in hand. Their velocity stored Scotland in examine and so they managed to restrict dealing with errors to stay dominant. Wayne Smith will likely be happy with the best way his crew got here out and carried out.

Keep tuned, we’ll be again quickly with the second half motion.

39mins: NZL 45-0 SCO


Wickliffe scores once more, this time within the nook from a fast and sharp set from the Black Ferns backs. Scotland acquired scratched. Holmes is once more profitable with the boot to transform.

36mins: NZL 38-0 SCO

Wickliffe will get going once more however falls simply in need of the midway line. Tubic kicks it and the Black Ferns go all in to bother Scotland with nowhere to go. New Zealand earned a penalty.

34mins: NZL 38-0 SCO


Renee Wickliffe runs fantastically, catches a cross from Tubic, shakes a bit and dodges the protection to attain.

The try remains to be unconfirmed. The TMO seems for a possible ahead cross. Ref says it seems like a flat cross. It’s confirmed and Holmes scores two factors for the conversion.

32mins: NZL 31-0 SCO

Scotland are beneath strain.

29mins: NZL 31-0 SCO


Black Fern’s suffocating protection disrupts collapse. They’re making an attempt to take it sluggish, placing some phases collectively.

With unimaginable fingers, Fitzpatrick scored with contact on the again of an incredible offload from Alanah Bremner. Holmes efficiently converts the try.

26mins: NZL 24-0 SCO

Scotland kick it off after the scrum and Fitzpatrick tries to switch her spell to Amy du Plessis. The Black Ferns attempt to create one thing, however a number of foolish errors price them. We go to the scrum for Scotland.

24mins: NZL 24-0 SCO

Skeldon is known as for a dummy throw on the road so New Zealand are again on the assault. Phillipa Love faucets the ball. Scottish scrum.

22mins: NZL 24-0 SCO

Scotland managed to get the ball again and win a penalty to go to the road. The throw is sweet and Lana Skeldon collects the ball in the back of the maul. Scotland does a number of meters. However earlier than they will go any additional, the Black Ferns handle to interrupt away, press the Scots ahead and kick the ball into contact.

19mins: NZL 24-0 SCO

Fiztpatrick collects the ball after the restart and makes contact. The Black Ferns play with tempo and alter path to idiot the Scottish defence. Amy du Plessis makes a break however is stopped close to the contact line. New Zealand return to midfield and earn a penalty.

17mins: NZL 24-0 SCO


New Zealand chip as they gather the ball from the road. This time it is Liana Mikaele-Tu’u who fights for 5 factors. Holmes efficiently converts the try.

14mins: NZL 17-0 SCO

Lisa Thomson has began the restart in full and we’re heading into the scrum at half time. The Black Ferns earned a penalty and Tubic kicked it for a nook.

12mins: NZL 17-0 SCO

Holmes is profitable with the shoe this time.

11min: NZL 15-0 SCO


Pip Love transfers to Marino-Tauhin and it results in one other nice run of attacking play. The Black Ferns execute and veteran Sarah Hirini crosses the road for New Zealand’s third strive.

9mins: NZL 10-0 SCO


Scotland kick the ball into contact and go for the road. However the throw is overcooked because the Black Ferns achieve possession. New Zealand proceed to assault, discover area and Ayesha Leti-I’iga crosses the road. The conversion kick was missed by Holmes.

6mins: NZL 5-0 SCO

The Black Ferns are in Scotland’s 22 and want to rating once more. However Scotland stole the ball and earned a penalty. The Black Ferns want to play with velocity whereas Scotland try to drive some errors to sluggish the sport down.

4mins: NZL 5-0 SCO

We go into the Black Ferns line-up and New Zealand are once more making an attempt to get previous Scotland’s defence. However their run is halted as we head into the Scottish scrum. Scotland look to regroup with a teeming Black Ferns defence.

2mins: NZL 5-0 SCO


Tubic makes an exquisite break earlier than handing it to Joanah Ngan-Woo. They might use the momentum to begin some nice offensive performs earlier than breaking away with Renee Holmes to attain. Holmes misses the conversion however what a begin for the house aspect!


Referee Aurelie Groizeleau from France blows the whistle to begin the match. Black Ferns’ Hazel Tubic kicks off the occasion!

4:45 p.m.:

Krystal Murray heads a robust hook with Scotland advancing to the midway line. Kickoff is in a number of moments.

4:38 p.m.:

Each groups now take the sector to sing their respective nationwide anthems.

4:35 p.m.:

Earlier this week, Scotland immersed themselves in Māori tradition with a conventional welcome and cultural change at Ngunguru Marae, north of Whangārei.

The crew says they’re excited in regards to the problem of enjoying the Black Ferns at house in entrance of a rugby mad nation.

We’re not too removed from the beginning!

4:25 p.m.:

An unimaginable ambiance is constructing right here, some followers seem in inventive costumes and youngsters have a dance occasion. It has the texture of a sevens event.

4:20 p.m.:

He had simply completed within the different Group A match, Australia beating Wales 13-7. This makes for an attention-grabbing quarter-final line-up with Australia prone to face England and Wales in opposition to the Black Ferns.

4:15 p.m.:

It is a fantastic day in Whangārei, the proper welcome for followers making ready for the Black Ferns’ recreation in opposition to Scotland on the Northland Occasions Centre.

The Black Ferns have dominated Group A with massive wins over Australia and Wales to kick-start their World Cup marketing campaign and have already secured a quarter-final spot.

However they are going to wish to come out robust to complete as high seeds and play with extra self-discipline after some errors price them in opposition to Wales final weekend.

It is going to be a particular second for a gaggle of Northland stars, with Arihiana Marino-Tauhinu chosen to captain New Zealand and Krystal Murray leaving the bench.

Within the 50-6 win over the USA in Whangārei 4 months in the past, Marino-Tauhinu was named within the beginning XV for the primary time and was named participant of the match.

Wayne Smith has made a complete of 11 adjustments to the beginning line-up since final week as he shapes the squad for the knockout levels.

“We have seen bits and items of the sport we wish to play, so this check is about placing all of it collectively and getting a extra full efficiency,” Smith stated.

“We anticipate Scotland to be powerful up entrance so our perspective should be there from the beginning.

Scotland will likely be trying to safe their first World Cup win after dropping shut contests to Australia and Wales.

It has been 16 years because the two groups have met in a Check, with the Black Ferns successful all three earlier conferences. As just lately as 2006 they received 21-0, in 2005 they received 30-9 and in 1998 they beat Scotland 76-0.

The Black Ferns will stand out for the national anthems against Wales at the Rugby World Cup.


Black Ferns: 1. Phillipa Love, 2. Georgia Ponsonby, 3. Amy Rule, 4. Joanah Ngan-Woo, 5. Maiakawanakualani Roos, 6. Alanah Bremner, 7. Sarah Hirini, 8. Liana Mikaele-Tu’u, 9. Arihiana Marino -Tauhinu (c), 10. Hazel Tubic, 11. Ayesha Leti-I’iga, 12. Theresa Fitzpatrick, 13. Amy du Plessis, 14. Renee Wickliffe, 15. Renee Holmes.

Reserves: 16. Natalie Delamare, 17. Krystal Murray, 18. Tanya Kalounivale, 19. Chelsea Bremner, 20. Kendra Reynolds, 21. Kendra Cocksedge, 22. Sylvia Brunt, 23. Ruahei Demant.

Scotland: 1. Molly Wright, 2. Lana Skeldon, 3. Christine Belisle, 4. Emma Wassell, 5. Sarah Bonar, 6. Rachel Malcolm (c), 7. Rachel McLachlan, 8. Jade Konkel-Roberts, 9. Caity Mattinson, 10. Helen Nelson, 11. Hannah Smit, 12. Lisa Thomson, 13. Emma Orr, 14. Rhona Lloyd, 15. Shona Campbell

Reserves: 16. Jodie Rettie, 17. Leah Bartlett, 18. Katie Dougan, 19. Lyndsay O’Donnell, 20. Louise McMillan, 21. Mairi McDonald, 22. Meryl Smith, 23. Liz Musgrove



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