Highlights: England Women Vs New Zealand Women

Highlights: England Women Vs New Zealand Women

An outstanding second half performance saw New Zealand run out 41-32 winners over England in the final of the Womens Rugby World Cup. New Zealand opened the scoring with an early try, but a yellow card allowed England to close the gap with a penalty. England made their numerical advantage count with a powerful scrum earning them a penalty try to hit the front at 10-5. Soon after and England were in again as they extended their lead to 17-5. However, New Zealand would have the final say of the half as they crossed for their second try to trail 17-10 at the break. An early second half try saw New Zealand level things up, but an English penalty soon after saw them back in front at 20-17. New Zealand hit back immediately with a try moving them in front 24-20. England responded with a try soon after to regain the lead by a single point at 25-24. However, three tries for New Zealand in ten minutes saw them take the game away from England at 41-25. England kept fighting and bagged a late try, but it was too little too late as New Zealand became World Champions for a 5th time.


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