The Black Ferns have dominated Australia, beating the Wallaroos 52-5 in the first test in the O’Reilly Cup series.
It was a clinical Black Ferns were in charge by halftime, leading 26-nil.
Their dominance continued into the second half and kept the Wallaroos scoreless up until the final minute of the game, with Piper Duck notching a consolation try for the Australians.
Kendra Cocksegde and Ayesha Leti-I’iga starred in the backline, while 2021 Black Ferns Player of the Year Kennedy Simon and Charmaine McMenamin both returned from injury to get amongst the action.
Black Ferns 52 (Ruahei Demant 2, Ayesha Leti-I’iga 2, Joanah Ngan-Woo, Amy du Plessis, Kendra Cocksedge, Luka Connor tries; Cocksedge 3 con, Renee Holmes 3 con) Australia 5 (Piper Duck try) HT: 26-0 Black Ferns