17 Jan 2024

NZ to host women's Lions tour

From Morning Report, 8:27 am on 17 January 2024

New Zealand will host the first Women's British and Irish Lions rugby tour, which is set to be held in 2027.

New Zealand Rugby made the announcement in Auckland this morning, with the Government providing 3.9 million dollars from the Major Events Fund to support the competition.

Mark Robinson is the chief executive of New Zealand Rugby. He spoke to Ben Strang.