The world reacts to New Zealand's double gold
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From stars at home and abroad, the double Commonwealth Games victory has attracted widespread acclaim.
??The reaction when your team mates make history in the Gold Coast. RT @rubytui pic.twitter.com/IknELQOGOp— Black Ferns (@BlackFerns) April 15, 2018
Kelly Brazier take a bow! That was beyond special ??— Lima Sopoaga (@LimaSopoaga) April 15, 2018
Congratulations @BlackFerns and @nz7s for defeating Olympic champions and sweeping up all the Gold @GC2018...both rising nicely for RWC7s in San Francisco in July.— Brett Gosper (@brettgosper) April 15, 2018
@kellybrazier14 I’m on the other side of the world but with several other Kiwis who now regard you as a hero too. @BlackFerns https://t.co/tRevfSfQZt— Trevor Mallard (@SpeakerTrevor) April 15, 2018
“Watching the women play just lifted us” - @nz7s Tim Mikkelson on being inspired by the @BlackFerns at #GC2018RugbySevens pic.twitter.com/H4RYBu5tsZ— World Rugby Sevens (@WorldRugby7s) April 15, 2018
???? Congratulations @BlackFerns and @nz7s on an historic double gold triumph at the Commonwealth Games in Australia#GC2018RugbySevens pic.twitter.com/bZhNaxAO1G— Italrugby (@Federugby) April 15, 2018
P R O U D ?????? Earned the FERN! What a bloody game! Heart palpitations ?????? Enjoy the celebrations Sisters @BlackFerns Well deserved, fighting all sorts of barriers! P.S Hope the neck is okay @tylanathanwong???? x #GOLD #Overtime #MANA https://t.co/S82uYt6a11— Kayla Ahki (@kayla_macca) April 15, 2018
Haha sorry sis had to??great turnover at the end to pretty much win the game #BigMoment @nizzlewilliams pic.twitter.com/Awej1YgLXB— pita ahki (@AhkiPita) April 15, 2018
Massive congratulations to the @blackferns and the @nz7s on their Gold Medal winning performances at #GC2018! ???? @AllBlacks #EarnTheFern #WWENZ pic.twitter.com/nmbfOAIKai— WWE New Zealand (@WWENZ) April 15, 2018
One month ago we named our teams to compete in the #GC2018 Commonwealth Games.
Today they did the job ?? Thank you New Zealand for all your support ????#EarnTheFern #Earned pic.twitter.com/h4GmybdFJt— NZ7s (@nz7s) April 15, 2018
Congrats @nz7s in the double gold. Women’s final was epic and men just executed their plan v.well against a truly brilliant Fijian side. Isn’t 7s an amazing game!— Ben Ryan (@benjaminryan) April 15, 2018