27 Jun 2011

Sport: Australia win Touch Rugby World Cup, Cook Islands fifth

1:30 pm on 27 June 2011

The Cook Islands finished the Touch Rugby World Cup on a winning note after beating Scotland 11-7 in the fifth-place playoff match in Edinburgh yesterday.

It was their second win over the hosts, after also beating them in pool play.

Australia won the Cup final 7-6 after upsetting the previously unbeaten New Zealand.

Niue finished eighth in the mixed open grade.