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Tokyo Olympics: Nice Britain’s males will face New Zealand in rugby sevens semi-final

2021-07-27 09:37:20

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Ollie Lindsay-Hague scored Nice Britain’s first attempt
Dates: 23 July-8 August Time in Tokyo: BST +8
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Nice Britain’s males staged a shocking comeback to beat the USA 26-21 and arrange an Olympic rugby sevens semi-final towards New Zealand.

And it appeared as if their Tokyo journey would finish prematurely at 21-0 down within the quarter-final after dropping captain Tom Mitchell to harm.

However with the USA down to 6 gamers, GB scored three tries.

“I am struggling to maintain myself collectively for the time being,” stated Dan Norton, whose attempt with two minutes remaining put Nice Britain within the lead.

“To dig that deep, it is psychological. There are lots of tears of pleasure being shed for the time being. We’re simply pleased to be one other step nearer.”

Ollie Lindsay-Hague crossed first for GB, earlier than Ben Harris and Alex Davis adopted swimsuit and Norton scored the decisive attempt.

The semi-final towards New Zealand will happen at 03:00 BST on Wednesday, with Nice Britain’s girls beginning their marketing campaign on Thursday.

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