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Scratchy England beat PNG to make World Cup semi-finals – highlights & report

Scratchy England beat PNG to make World Cup semi-finals – highlights & report

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Media playback is not supported on this device Rugby League World Cup quarter-finalEngland (14) 36Tries: McGillvary 2, Walmsley, Currie, Watkins 2, Hall Goals: Widdop 4Papua New Guinea (0) 6Try: Lo Goal: MartinEngland beat Papua New Guinea to set up a World Cup semi-final against Tonga despite an error-strewn performance.England built a healthy half-time lead after a double from winger Jermaine McGillvary and Alex Walmsley's score.Ben Currie crossed after the break as Garry Lo got PNG on the board, but two tries from Kallum Watkins and a late try from Ryan Hall sealed the victory.But the winning margin masked a 56% completion rate and an error count of 20 from Wayne Bennett's side.Relive England's quarter-final victoryMcGillvary was one ...
England lose to late France goal in Marley's first game – report & highlights

England lose to late France goal in Marley's first game – report & highlights

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Media playback is not supported on this device England ended a tumultuous week for the women's game with a 1-0 friendly defeat against 2019 World Cup hosts France.The match - England's first under interim coach Mo Marley - was a cagey affair with few clear-cut chances before Viviane Asseyi capitalised on goalkeeper Siobhan Chamberlain's mistake to snatch victory.On Wednesday, the Football Association was forced to apologise to two players for racially discriminatory remarks by previous England boss Mark Sampson.Sampson was sacked in September following evidence of "inappropriate and unacceptable" behaviour with female players in a previous job.England goalkeeping coach Lee Kendall - under investigation for alleged "unacceptable behaviour...
Leeds win record eighth Grand Final – report & highlights

Leeds win record eighth Grand Final – report & highlights

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Media playback is not supported on this device Betfred Super League Grand FinalCastleford (0) 6Try: Foster Goal: GaleLeeds (7) 24Try: Briscoe 2, McGuire 2 Goal: Watkins 3 Drop-goal: McGuire 2Danny McGuire marked his final Leeds game with two second-half tries as the Rhinos eased past Castleford to win a record eighth Super League Grand Final.Captain McGuire was named man of the match at Old Trafford to bring his 15-year Leeds career to a perfect end before his move to Hull KR for 2018.Tom Briscoe scored Leeds' other two tries on a wet night as they also said goodbye to the retiring Rob Burrow.Alex Foster grabbed a late consolation for League Leaders' Shield winners Cas.His last-minute score meant the Tigers narrowly avoided becoming the ...
Bairstow's ton helps England to 4-0 series win – report & highlights

Bairstow's ton helps England to 4-0 series win – report & highlights

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Media playback is not supported on this device Fifth Royal London one-day international, SouthamptonWest Indies 288-6 (50 overs): S Hope 72 (95), Plunkett 2-54England 294-1 (38 overs): Bairstow 141*, Roy 96England won by nine wickets; won five-match series 4-0ScorecardJonny Bairstow made an unbeaten 141 and Jason Roy 96 as England cruised to a nine-wicket win over West Indies in the fifth and final one-day international in Southampton.England's spinners Moeen Ali and Adil Rashid helped to restrict the tourists to 288-6 on a batting-friendly surface. After his opening stand of 156 with Roy, Bairstow completed his century from 90 balls.Joe Root added 46 as the hosts secured a 4-0 series win.The victory ends a fine summer in one-day cricke...
Moeen hits 53-ball century in England win – highlights & report

Moeen hits 53-ball century in England win – highlights & report

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Media playback is not supported on this device Third Royal London one-day international, BristolEngland 369-9 (50 overs): Moeen 102 (57), Root 84 (79)West Indies 245 (39.1 overs): Gayle 94 (78), Plunkett 5-52England won by 124 runs; lead five-match series 2-0ScorecardMoeen Ali hit an exhilarating 53-ball century in England's 124-run win over West Indies in the third one-day international in Bristol.At one stage, Moeen took 61 runs from 14 deliveries to reach the second-fastest ODI ton by an England batsman.Joe Root earlier made 84 and Ben Stokes 73 in the hosts' 369-9.Chris Gayle threatened to lead a remarkable chase but, after he was run out for 94, West Indies fell to 245 all out, with Liam Plunkett taking 5-52.The efforts of Moeen and...