The finals of the 2022 Rugby World Cup in New Zealand and the semi-finals of the Women’s World Cup will be staged in Auckland on Saturday night.. England, Canada, New Zealand and France will face each other in the final next week.
England take on Canada at Eden Park in Italy starting at 4.30pm. Fit on the viewing card British favorites by duty, with England as the number one power in the world rankings, they dominated their group – which also included France – and then easily overtook Australia. England held the title and Canada could not withstand the British influence.
However, at 7.30, New Zealand face hosts France. Of course the most interesting and fascinating match will focus on the field with the Black Ferns, but the incredible talent of Portia Woodman, the best goalscorer in World Cup history, has brought the best of France to the World Championship meeting with the underdogs.
So far New Zealand have had the best of Australia, Scotland and Wales twice, but objectively they have yet to play a tougher match and, in front of a top team, it remains to be seen if they can. They show the qualities seen so far. France, on the other hand, lost to France, clearly defeated South Africa, didn’t believe but won against Fiji, then eliminated Italy and suffered only once. Did you like it? Perhaps, but little, black ferns. But the field is ready to defy predictions.
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