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  • England claim 7's title in Wellington

    Matthew Booker, February 2 2013,
    England defeat Kenya in sudden death
    England celebrate their title
    England celebrate their title
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    England has claimed the New Zealand leg of the 7's World Series with a 24-19 sudden death victory over Kenya.

    After two sinbins, Christian Lewis-Pratt try sent the match to overtime and Sam Edgerley scored the match-winner in a thrilling finale.

    New Zealand remain at the top of the standings after they claimed the third place playoff against Samoa but the standings are tight in 2nd place with Kenya on 56points, Samoa on 54 whilst Fiji and France are both on 51 points.

    Australia continued their resurgence by winning the Plate final whilst Canada and Wales ensured the local islanders went home disappointed by defeating Fiji and Tonga respectively.

    Final: England 24-19 Kenya
    Third place play-off: New Zealand 17-7 Samoa
    Plate final: Australia 22-7 Scotland
    Bowl final: Canada 28-19 Fiji
    Shield final: Wales 26-21 Tonga

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