Wallaroos forward Alisha Hewett says starting their 2019 campaign positively against Japan will be critical, with two Tests against the Black Ferns looming in August. Meanwhile, the Australian Defence Force women will play a curtain-raiser against the New Zealand Defence Force ahead of Saturday's Wallaroos-Japan clash.
The Wallaroos take on Japan at Newcastle’s No. 2 Sportsground on Saturday July 13, kicking off at 3pm AEST before a North Sydney Oval Test on Friday July 19 kicking off at 7pm AEST, both LIVE on FOX SPORTS, Kayo Sports and via RUGBY.com.au RADIO. Buy tickets here.