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Australia Just Won The First Ever Women's Rugby Gold In Rio

Onya, Australia.

The Australia Women's Sevens rugby team has won the first ever Sevens gold at the Rio Olympics.

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The Aussies came back from a 5-0 deficit midway through the first half after New Zealand player Kayla McAlister crossed the line first.

First blood to New Zealand! The Kiwis have scored in the fifth minute. 5-0 with a kick to come #AusvsNZ #Rio2016

But Australia levelled right on the stroke of half time.

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And from there it was all Australia.

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The Aussies eventually took out out the match 24-17.

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And the crowd went wild.

Congrats womens @Aussie7s! #Gold #Rio2016

So much pressure and expectation, handled it like the champions they are. Congratulations to the @Aussie7s women on winning gold #Rio2016

Congratulations @Aussie7s girls, a spectacular gold medal performance to cap a spectacular 2yrs. You are the very best of Australian rugby

What a moment for Womens rugby in Australia and the world. Congrats @Aussie7s. Dreams do come true. @timwalsh7s @CharlieCaslick

Yes @aussie7s !!!!! Well done girls. #gold #rio2016

Onya, Australia.

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