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Another triumph for the Kiwis

John GriffithsJanuary 11, 2014
The New Zealand Women enjoy winning the World Cup © Getty Images
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Any idea what year the New Zealand women won the Women's Rugby World Cup in Amsterdam? Scores? Steve Collins, Ireland

The Amsterdam Womens World Cup took place in May 1998. Farah Palmer led the Black Ferns to the title.

In sequence, their results were:
Won 134-6 v Germany;
Won 76-0 v Scotland;
Won 46-3 v Spain;
Won 44-11 v England;
Won 44-12 v United States in the Final.

All their games were staged in Amsterdam. The New Zealand wing Vanessa Cootes scored five tries in the Final which was refereed by Ed Morrison

John Griffiths is a widely respected rugby historian and is the author of several sports books, a regular contributor to the Daily Telegraph and co-author of the IRB International Rugby Yearbook. He has provided insight for Scrum.com since 1999.

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John Griffiths is a widely respected rugby historian and is the author of several sports books, a regular contributor to the Daily Telegraph and co-author of the IRB International Rugby Yearbook. He has provided insight for Scrum.com since 1999.

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