7 May 2012

NZ win penultimate round of IRB series

9:23 am on 7 May 2012

The New Zealand Rugby Sevens team has taken a major step towards another IRB series title by winning the second to last round in Glasgow.

New Zealand beat England in this morning's final 29-14, and they have an overall lead of 11 points over Fiji heading into the final round in London.

This morning's result gave coach Gordon Tietjens his 44th career title, and captain DJ Forbes scored twice in the final to take his career tally to 98 touchdowns.