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Carla Hohepa (born 27 July 1985) is a female New Zealand rugby union player who plays as a wing for New ZealandOtago Spirit and Alhambra Union.

On 16 October 2007 she made her international debut with New Zealand at Cooks Gardens in Whanganui scoring two tries against Australia[1] and proved herself to be an emerging player with another three tries in the second win over the Wallaroos a few days after (29-12 at Trust Porirua Park near Wellington).[2]

Hohepa was included in the squad for the 2010 World Cup[3] and became one of the stars of the tournament with her pace, skill-set and vision resulting in seven tries (including a hat-trick in the opening match and some other tries against EnglandFrance and Australia).[4]

Since 2011 she has been in Japan with her partner Karne Hesketh, a professional rugby player who plays wing for Fukuoka Sanix Blues.

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