30 Jun 2013

NZ Women open sevens World Cup with win

6:30 am on 30 June 2013

The New Zealand Women's Sevens team easily advanced to the Quarter Finals of the Rugby World Cup Sevens in Moscow with three decisive victories in pool play.

The team raked up 17 tries with only one against from their three pool games and now face England in the quarter-finals.

The team saw off Canada 20-5 in their final pool game after earlier crushing the fancied Netherlands in a in a seven tries to nil blitz.

They started the day beating Tunisia 36 nil in an early morning outing.