Second Gold for NZ: Commonwealth Games

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Saturday, March 18, 2006

New Zealand has won its third consecutive gold medal in Rugby sevens after beating England last night 29-21.

New Zealand qualified for the final game after defeating Australia in the semi-finals 21-19.

The members of the winning New Zealand sevens team were: Soseni Anisi, Joshua Blackie, Tamati Ellison, Nigel Hunt, Tafai Ioasa, Cory Jane, Tenerau Latimer, Liam Messam, Lote Raikabula, Amasio Raoma, Alando Soakai and Onosai Tololima-Auva'a

Meanwhile, Fiji beat Australia 24-17. In the bronze medal play-off.

Also last night Hayden Roulston won silver for New Zealand, in the Track Cycling - Men's Points Race.