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England beat Canada to win women's World Cup

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England ended a run of three straight final defeats with a 21-9 victory over Canada to be crowned women's World Cup champions on Sunday. 

England and Canada vie for the ball in a scrum during the IRB Women's Rugby World Cup final match between England and Canada at the Jean Bouin Stadium in Paris on August 17, 2014

The Red Roses, also champions in 1994, were beaten by New Zealand in the finals of the last three tournaments (2002, 2006, 2010). The Black Ferns missed out on this year's showdown after a shock defeat by Ireland in the pool stages.

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