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Kendra Cocksedge (born 1 July 1988) is a rugby union and cricket representative. She plays for the New Zealand women's national rugby union side, the Black Ferns and for Canterbury provincially. She was a member of the 2010 and 2017 Women's Rugby World Cup winning squads.
Cocksedge was originally from Taranaki, she played rugby from a young age and made the Taranaki and Hurricanes Secondary School teams. In 2007, at the age of 19, she made her debut for Canterbury after moving there to study at Lincoln University.
In 2014 Cocksedge started in all nine matches for the Canterbury Women's Provincial Team, performing strongly and scoring 101 points. Following this Cocksedge made her Test debut for New Zealand and was named in the squad to the 2014 Women's Rugby World Cup. In 2015, she was top point scorer with 26 points at the 2015 Women's Rugby Super Series. She was named New Zealand's Women's Player of the Year at the end of 2015.
Cocksedge has represented New Zealand in the sport of Rugby Sevens and was a member of the winning team of the Women's Sevens World Series in 2013. She was named in the 2017 Women's Rugby World Cup squad that won the tournament.