Updated: Sunday, 30 March 2014 19:53 | By Agence France-Presse

New Zealand down England to take Hong Kong rugby title

New Zealand defeated England 26-7 in the cup final in Hong Kong Sunday, surging to the top of the points table after the seventh tournament of the IRB Sevens World Series.


New Zealand down England to take Hong Kong rugby title

Rugby fans cheer for New Zealand at the rugby sevens tournament in Hong Kong on March 29, 2014 - by Philippe Lopez

Leap-frogging South Africa, whose disappointing final day saw them knocked out of the Cup quarter-finals by England, New Zealand now boasts 136 points after their third tournament win of this year's series.

South Africa is in second place with 124 points, Fiji in third with 112 points, and England in fourth with 104 points.

There are two tournaments left in the Series.

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