Rugby Rugby

New Zealand crush England to win U20 title

New Zealand’s Asafo Aumua (L) is tackled by England’s Joe Kenneth Mullis on June 18, 2017 © AFP / Vano Shlamov

PARIS, France, Jun 18New Zealand reclaimed the rugby union world under-20 title on Sunday with a crushing 64-17 victory over England in Tbilisi.

The Baby Blacks ran in 10 tries with hooker Asafo Aumua claiming a hat-trick.

They led 40-7 at half-time as they built a base for their seventh success in 10 editions of the world event.

New Zealand scored an average 62 points in each of their five matches.