For the past 12 months the Australian Jillaroos and New Zealand Kiwi Ferns have been working towards this moment.

World Cup glory is what has driven these women all year and today a winner will finally be decided.

The Australian and New Zealand showdown is what everyone expected for the women's final, with the two sides conceding just 18 points collectively across the entire tournament.

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It is one of the fiercest rivalries in the women's game, after the Jillaroos claimed the 2013 World Cup following years of Kiwi domination.

The Aussies are looking to retain the trophy while the Ferns are on the hunt for revenge.
If there was one game of the women's World Cup you couldn't miss, this is it. Enjoy.

Kick-off in the women's rugby league World Cup final is 7.45pm NZT tonight.

Follow all the action in the Herald's live blog.