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Chiefs create tie to assist women’s rugby in New Zealand and Japan

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Chiefs create tie to assist women’s rugby in New Zealand and Japan

Chiefs create tie to assist women’s rugby in New Zealand and Japan

The Chiefs Rugby Club has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Chiefs Manawa and Mie Women’s Rugby Club Pearls to assist with developing women’s rugby in New Zealand and Japan.

The Chiefs wanted to cement international connections in women’s rugby, and existing ties with the Kobelco Kobe Steelers made it appealing to build further relationships in Japan.

Those relationships would operate alongside the MoU New Zealand Rugby and Japan Rugby Football Union recently established, which resulted in the Gallagher Chiefs playing two pre-season matches in Tokyo.

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