New Captain for Black Ferns

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Bay of Plenty flanker Les Elder has been named as captain for a new look 2019 Black Ferns squad featuring 10 uncapped players.

Les Elder, captain of the Black Ferns. (Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images)

Elder made her debut in the for the Black Ferns in 2015 and was part of the 2017 World Cup winning squad.

Black Ferns Head Coach Glenn Moore said Elder was a natural leader who had quickly made an impact on the culture of the squad since her debut in 2015.

The Black Ferns play Canada, USA and France in the Super series in San Diego in June and July before meeting England and Australia in August.

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