Singapore Sevens: England beat USA 28-7 to win bronze medal – BBC Sport

Singapore Sevens: England beat USA 28-7 to win bronze medal - BBC Sport

FOOTAGE: Fiji score very skillful try that humiliated the best effort of the All Blacks

The USA took an early lead through Marcus Fasitupe Tupuola before England got on the board through Dan Norton.

Will Edwards helped England to a 14-7 lead at the break, and further tries from Harry Glover and Mike Ellery sealed victory.

England had earlier beaten Australia 31-19 in the quarter-finals, but lost their semi-final 26-12 to Fiji.

Group C – England 36-7 Kenya Tries: Charlton Kerr (2), Dan Norton, Tom Mitchell, Femi Sofolarin, Jamie Barden Group C – England 0-12 Wales No England tries Group C – England 7-22 USA Tries: Norton England Men Sevens squad for Singapore: Jamie Barden Femi Sofolarin Phil Burgess Richard de Carpentier Will Edwards, Mike Ellery Harry Glover Charlton Kerr Tom Mitchell (c) Will Muir Ryan Olowofela Dan Norton 13th man James Rodwell

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“The growth that some of our young guys have shown is really encouraging,” head of England Sevens Simon Amor said.

With moments left on the clock in the first half, De Carpentier powered down the left wing before a beautiful inside step drew in two Australian defenders and allowed him to find the line and put England 19-12 up at the break.

“There have been some frustrating performances across the last couple of weeks but its obviously pleasing to be back on the podium.”

Schroeder was shown red for a high tackle and England took full advantage with Will Edwards steaming down the wing to cross in the right hand corner putting England 14-7 up at the break.

In the battle for fifth Australia fought hard against New Zealand, with neither team unable to break the deadlock of 22-22 in 14 minutes. The match went to golden point extra time with the All Black Sevens finding the try line to advance to fifth place final.

Qantas Australian Mens Sevens Head Coach, Tim Walsh said: The tournament was an improvement and there were some positive signs for the team and individuals.

There is no such thing as luck – you earn opportunities and we are learning to play smarter and harder.”

The impact player of the tournament, John Vaili, scored the match-winning try two minutes into stoppage time as the Manu 7s avenged their loss to the All Blacks Sevens a day earlier in pool play, where they had let a 17-0 lead slip away.

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