Clear: Kiwi Selica Winiata on her way to score
WALES showed signs of resilience against New Zealand in the opening game of the tournament on Wednesday but their efforts were in vain as a they went down 44-12.
Keen to show improvements from their poor Six Nations, Wales rattled the Black Ferns in the opening 40 minutes but still trailed 20-0 at the break after Selica Winiata and Stacey Waaka crossed while Renee Wickliffe picked up a double.
Despite their efforts, there was no coming back as New Zealand, the favourites to challenge England for the title, pulled awa...
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