17 May 2014

NZ on target for sevens glory

7:53 am on 17 May 2014

The New Zealand women's sevens team has swept their pool at the season-ending tournament in Amsterdam, and the series leaders will face Russia in the Cup quarter-finals.

The New Zealanders beat Spain 19-5, Ireland 28-7 and thrashed the USA 43-7.

Australia play Brazil in the first of the quarter-finals, while England - the other unbeaten team on day one - will face France.

The USA and Canada meet in the other quarter-final.