New Zealand's Ruby Tui was awarded the HSBC Player of the Final award after her side claimed their second tournament win of the series with a 28-5 victory over Australia in Las Vegas.

In front of a packed out Sam Boyd Stadium, the Black Fern Sevens delivered a precise performance against Olympic gold medallists Australia in what was a rematch of the final from Dubai last December. 

Three-time series champions New Zealand scored 28 unanswered points until Australia finally hit back with a try from Mahalia Murphy late in the match. Tui, who has played 51 matches and scored 19 tries for New Zealand, went over for a try in the final and was a key cog in her side's performances across the weekend with some powerful running and breakdown work.

"It's such a buzz but honestly any one of the girls could have got this award," said Tui after a scintillating final. "It's not that hard to get up for game like Australia. It's easier than bingo when playing by yourself, you say Australia and all the team get ready to go. Any time we get to run out in front a big crowd like the one in Vegas, it doesn't get any better."

The next round of the HSBC World Rugby Women's Sevens Series will be in Kitakyushu, Japan.

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