Named after global women's rugby icon Dr Farah Palmer, the Farah Palmer Cup is the sole women's rugby competition in New Zealand.
The competition consists of two divisions with teams from provincial unions around the country:
Alongside the Farah Palmer Cup, teams also compete for the JJ Stewart Trophy, named after the former All Blacks coach and strong supporter of women’s rugby in New Zealand. This challenge trophy, much like the Ranfurly Shield, must be defended by the current trophy holders in each of their home matches during the regular season.
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