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New Zealand defeats United States in Amsterdam

Sarah Goss

James Mortimer     17 May 2014     Sarah Goss

With just two competition points separating New Zealand and Australia (who were victorious against France 24-5), the opening games of the final leg of the second Women’s Sevens Series are indicative to continued drama.

Carla Hohepa and Kayla McAlister both scored a brace of tries in the win against the Americans.

Canada, placed third in the overall series standings, defeated Brazil 28-0, while England won against the host nation Netherlands 36-5.

The ‘Sisters’ play Ireland and Spain to round out their pool.

Spain defeated the Irish Women 19-14 in the other group A match.