2023 Auckland Storm Squad Announced

We are proud to share our 2023 Squad for the upcoming Farah Palmer Cup – Proudly presented by Bunnings Warehouse.

This talented lineup of women represent the pinnacle of Rugby in our community, with the bulk of the squad made up of our two Coleman Shield finalist teams, Ponsonby and College Rifles.

12 debutants have been named in the squad alongside 5 Black Ferns. Players like the 17-year-old school sensation Braxton Sorenson-McGee providing youthful exuberance tempered with World Cup winning experience from the likes of Ruahei Demant and Maiakawanakaulani Roos.

Mark Hooper joins Willie Walker and Anna Richards in the coaches box, having recently spent time with the NZ Barbarians Under 20s.

Auckland 2023 Squad for the Farah Palmer Cup – Proudly presented by Bunnings Warehouse:

Alakoka Po'oi

Eloise Blackwell

France Bloomfield

Sylvia Brunt

Sam  Curtis

Ruahei Demant

Princes Elliot

Gillian Fa'aumu

Danny-Lee Fesolai

Sophie Fisher

Sulieti Halafihi

Milahn (Millie) Ieremia

Aldora Itunu

Mikaya Kaipo

Samaria Kaipo

Wainouna Kaleopa

Mizuho  Kataoka

Patricia  Maleipo

Angelica Mekemeke Vahai

Liana Mikaele-Tu'u

Elizabith Moimoi

Natahlia Moors

Nijiho Nagata

Daynah Nankivell

Zahnia Papali'i

Cilia-Marie Po’e-Tofaeono

Alakoka Po'oi

Mel Puckett

Maiakawanakaulani Roos

Braxton Sorenson-McGee

Cristo Tofa

Chey Tuli-Fale

Mataele (Daele) Vaea

Katelyn  Vaha’akolo

Maama Vaipulu

Chryss Viliko

Season Schedule:


Saturday 15 July, 12.05pm

Hawke's Bay Tui v Auckland Storm


Sunday 23 July, 14.05pm

Wellington Pride v Auckland Storm


Saturday 5 August, 12.05pm

Auckland Storm v Bay of Plenty Volcanix


Friday 11 August, 17.05pm

Counties Manukau Heat v Auckland Storm


Sunday 20 August, 14.05pm

Auckland Storm v Waikato Women


Saturday 26 August, 11.35am

Auckland Storm v Canterbury Women

Article added: Monday 03 July 2023


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