New Zealand’s record-breaking rugby sevens player Tyla Nathan-Wong secures another try at a 2019/20 season World Sevens Series game. Photo: Getty Images New Zealand’s record-breaking rugby sevens player Tyla Nathan-Wong secures another try at a 2019/20 season World Sevens Series game. Photo: Getty Images
New Zealand’s record-breaking rugby sevens player Tyla Nathan-Wong secures another try at a 2019/20 season World Sevens Series game. Photo: Getty Images

How New Zealand rugby star Tyla Nathan-Wong’s Chinese grandfather helped her overcome gender, racial and size discrimination

  • Tyla Nathan-Wong becomes first Black Ferns sevens player to reach 1,000 points despite being overlooked early in career
  • Being ‘small, female and part-Chinese’ is not related to ‘what I bring to the rugby field’, says two-time World Cup winner

Topic |   Women’s Rugby
New Zealand’s record-breaking rugby sevens player Tyla Nathan-Wong secures another try at a 2019/20 season World Sevens Series game. Photo: Getty Images New Zealand’s record-breaking rugby sevens player Tyla Nathan-Wong secures another try at a 2019/20 season World Sevens Series game. Photo: Getty Images
New Zealand’s record-breaking rugby sevens player Tyla Nathan-Wong secures another try at a 2019/20 season World Sevens Series game. Photo: Getty Images
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