One of the most experienced players in the squad (and the Black Ferns second-most-capped player behind Anna Richards), Emma Jensen has been part of three Women’s Rugby World Cup campaigns, has been playing first class rugby since 2002 and featured in all four International Women's Rugby Series Tests in the build-up to France.
A physical education teacher and former hockey representative as well, Jensen has an impressive work ethic, is formidable with the ball in hand and has scored in excess of 200 points for Auckland.
Rugby ground: Waikato Stadium
Rugby player and why: Jonny Wilkinson - skillful
Earliest rugby memories: watching the Men’s World Cup final in 1987
Biggest influence on your rugby career and why: my Mum, always supports me
Food: Roast Lamb
Actor/Actress: Brad Pitt
Movie: Remember the Titans
Book: Matt Riley books
Singer/Band/Music type: anything
Holiday destination: sun and surf
Non-rugby sports team: Warriors
If you could meet one person, who would it be and why: Kelly Slater – 10 times world champ say no more!!
I hate it when … people don’t participate in PE
I can’t live without … scones
If I wasn’t a rugby player I would be … a hockey player
2002 v Germany