Rikki Swannell

Rikki Swannell has been a sports broadcaster for 15 years, including six years as Sports Editor for Radio Sport/Newstalk ZB, covering various World Cups, Olympics and Commonwealth Games. Now a freelance commentator and reporter, she can be heard on rugby, netball, tennis, cricket and hockey for Sky Sport and on the Women's World Sevens Series.

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Newcomers need a chance to thrive - Swannell

The history of the domestic women’s competition and some of the results in week two of the Farah Palmer Cup should show us that patience and perseverance across the board is going to be vital in allowing these players and teams to reach their potential. 

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Farah Palmer Cup will inspire the next generation - Swannell

One of the unseen parts of sports commentary is the preparation.
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Rikki Swannell: They are tough, fearless and driven

The third edition of the Farah Palmer Cup will begin this week after a year of historic change for women’s rugby. 

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