With one year to go till the final of the women’s Rugby World Cup in New Zealand, tournament director Michelle Hooper has laid down a challenge for a world record on day one, Newsroom reveals. When the Rugby World Cup kicks off at Eden Park next October with a woman’s rugby game, Hooper wants to double the attendance and then some. “It’s about the legacy that full stadia create for women’s sport that’s beyond a number. These are the very best female rugby players on the world stage playing at Eden Park on day one, and these sports stars represent resilience in every sense of the word. Our actions could create a legacy for women’s sport globally.” Hooper says.
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