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NZ women crowned Sydney 7s champions

February 3, 2019 8:52 pm

New Zealand was crowned the women’s champions beating host Australia 34-10 in the final in Sydney.

The side led 17-5 at half time.

New Zealand 7s captain says it feels great to beat Australia on their home turf.

“It’s extremely different feeling to come here in Sydney and win against a tough Australian side. It’s a hard thing to do and I’m so proud of the girls. They played amazing over the last three days.”

Stacey Waaka was named the player of the final.

Michaela Blyde won the UL Mark of Excellence trophy.

After the completion of the three tournaments, New Zealand has taken a firm lead on the World Rugby series standings with 20 points, USA sits second with 48 points, Canada and Australia are third and fourth respectively.

Fiji Airways Fijiana 7s side is in 10th place with nine points.