31 Mar 2014

NZ take lead in Sevens World Series

8:27 am on 31 March 2014

The New Zealand Rugby Sevens team has regained top spot in the World Series after winning the Hong Kong round with a comprehensive 26-7 scoreline over England in the final.

Gordon Tietjens team had beaten Australia 19-7 in the semi-finals.

With two more legs remaining in Scotland and England in May, New Zealand top the standings with 136 points, seven points ahead of South Africa, who lost to in the quarter-finals in Hong Kong, and Fiji are third overall.