Rugby 10s: Kiwi side The Blues beat Aussie team Brumbies to win inaugural event
Published on Jun 22, 2014 9:42 PM
New Zealand rugby outfit The Blues have become the first sports team to win a competition at the newly-built National Stadium after emerging victorious in the final of the inaugural rugby World Club 10s tournament on Sunday.
The Auckland side saw off Australia's The Brumbies 10-5 in a match that went down to the wire after it stretched into additional time.
A Tom McCartney try hauled The Blues level after they had trailed to a Conrad Hoffmann try, before Jackson Willison sent his team-mates into raptures when he scored the winning try in the second period of extra time.
On Saturday, The Blues also became the first team to win a match at the 55,000-seater arena when they dispatched French side Biarritz Olympique 47-7 in the opening game of the two-day tournament.
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