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HONEY HIREME SIGNS WITH SKY SPORT

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HONEY HIREME SIGNS WITH SKY SPORT

HONEY HIREME SIGNS WITH SKY SPORT

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HONEY HIREME SIGNS WITH SKY SPORT
 
Is there anything Honey Hireme can’t do?... 
 
Not only is she the current Kiwi Ferns captain, she’s also a regular in the Black Ferns squad and plays for the Dragons in the NRL Women’s Premiership. With a career highlights list that reads like a short novel, Honey’s achievements have included appearances at four Rugby League World Cups, one Rugby World Cup, one Rugby Sevens World Cup, and a season on the IRB World Sevens Series.
 
Put simply, Honey is a cross-code superstar and the latest talent signing by SKY Sport!
 
“It’s great to sign someone of Honey’s calibre” says SKY Head of Sports Production, Brian Hitchcock. 
 
“She’s a rising star in the media and given that she is a double International we will utilise her talents across both codes, rugby and rugby league.
"Viewers will have seen Honey on our Warriors build-up shows for some time, but you wouldn’t have seen her behind the mic on June 22nd as she was captaining the Kiwi Ferns against the Samoans!
"We’re thrilled to have her as part of our team and have absolute confidence that she will do a great job for our viewers.”
 
Honey Hireme says: “It’s an unexpected opportunity which I am grateful for.
"It opens up a pathway for me to stay involved with the sports that I love as I draw nearer to retiring.
"I see it as I way in which I can draw on my experiences as a player to entertain New Zealanders and hopefully inspire other female athletes to look at their career paths once they hang up the boots. 
“One month into the role I still have a lot of nerves, but as I grow in confidence those nerves start to turn into excitement and the more practice I get across the rugby and rugby league codes, the better I get. Similar to being an athlete, practice makes progress.”
 
SKY rugby fans can look forward to hearing Honey Hireme providing commentary on SKY Sport for the USA v Black Ferns on Wednesday 4 July and Black Ferns v France Sunday 7 July. 
 
NATIONAL TEAMS
 
RUGBY SEVENS
2013 - New Zealand; New Zealand Maori 
 
RUGBY UNION
2014 - Present:  Black Ferns
 
RUGBY LEAGUE
2008 - Present: Kiwi Ferns 
2018 – Present: St George Illawarra Dragons women’s team