New Zealand beat England to claim their sixth title

New Zealand beat England to claim their sixth title

The 2022 edition of the Women’s Rugby World Cup has now delivered its verdict. This Saturday, at a sold-out Eden Park, and the more than 42,000 fans who responded, along with Auckland in New Zealand, the locals took home the title. On the occasion of a true show of rugby, with great spectacle and a lot of action, on each side, in a particularly spectacular final but also somewhat intense, with a great deal of tension, Defending champions, the Black Ferns, held on to their possessions after struggling to get the best of England (34-31)Led by Ruby Toy in particular. In 2017, the finalist has already opposed these two selections. A new encounter saw a veritable rain of attempts, with no less than eleven attempts in total on either side.

Kickers were not successful

With, at the same time, two particularly unlucky players, on each side. Be it Emily Scarratt from the England side, or even Renee Holmes from the New Zealand side. Only the most offensive players of both teams had the opportunity to prove themselves at this meeting. On the Red Roses side, the fronts were rather, and as for the Black Ferns, it was rather the breeches. This is the sixth world title for the New Zealanders. However, it was already England, the world champions in 2014, who were the big favorites for this meeting, after a series of successes achieved in 30 places. The “Red Roses”, who are in first place in the world rankings, lost their first match since July 2019. At that time, they had already fallen to the same New Zealand national team.

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