Rugby World Cup Sevens 2018: New Zealand beat England in final

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    New Zealand made it back-to-back titles, having beaten England in the 2013 final in Moscow

    New Zealand became the first men’s side to win consecutive Rugby World Cup Sevens titles as they beat England 33-12 in the final on Sunday.

    The All Blacks took a 14-0 lead in San Francisco as Sione Molia scored two tries, both converted by Kurt Baker.

    A Michael Ellery converted try halved the deficit at half-time, before a Joseva Ravouvou score took it to 19-7.

    Ruaridh McConnochie hit back for England before Akuila Rokolisoa and Trael Joass secured victory.

    Scotland claimed seventh place overall after Jamie Farndale scored two late tries in a 29-24 win over against France, while Ireland secured a 24-14 win over Australia in the Challenge Cup final to finish ninth.

    Wales had to settle for their lowest place finish since 2001, coming 11th following a 35-12 win over Canada.

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