We had the chance to talk to Blackfern, Kendra Cocksedge, following their massive win over the weekend, and ahead of their face-off with England.
Lana had been looking forward to the moment we got to sit down and chat with Kendra Cocksedge.
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Kendra was still "pretty tired from the game" and was "trying to recover" while Lana was still living in the moment of the game.
"What a game that was. I remember watching the last bit of the game where you kick the ball out and you ran away from your teammates"
"I didn't even realize that until one of the girls showed me the video yesterday. At the time, adrenaline's just pumping through your body"
Kendra also told us how the bus trips are also a bit different to that of the All Blacks, even leading to a mini confrontation with Wayne Smith.
"it was such a culture shock for him [Wayne Smith] because the singing and laughing is a lot different to what he's used to"
"I think it that very first game and we didn't start very well [...] he kind of was like 'it's because there's too much music and too much noise on the bus' and we as leaders had to push back and say, nah this is just part of the woman's game"
"The girls are singing, dancing and it's just completely opposite to what the All Blacks bus was like in the past [...] if we're silent the girls just overthink the game and stuff, so it's just a big part of the preparation of the team"
The Blackferns take on England this Saturday (12/11/22) for the Rugby World Cup final at Eden Park.
"New Zealand is pumped and so behind you as a team. Kindra Congratulations on an illustrious career and everything you've done for the women's game and we'll be seeing you Saturday night. Best of luck to you and your Black Ferns"