Sunday 17 December 2017 / 12:04 AM

NZ’s INCREDIBLE SYDNEY 7s ESCAPE

New Zealand pulled off one of the most remarkable last-gaps Sevens victories in recent memory on Sunday, eliminating the Olympic champion Fiji side from the quarter-finals of the Sydney Sevens.

Receiving the ball on their own try-line with time up and trailing by four points, the Kiwis held the ball for six phases and 19 passes before Sione Molia crashed over for the match-winner – a minute and 26 seconds after the final hooter had sounded.

New Zealand were bounced out of the Allianz Stadium-hosted tournament in the semis by England, who subsequently lost the final to South Africa.

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Will Evans

CBS’s Editor-in-Chief and lead rugby league, union and cricket writer, Will is a Christchurch-based freelancer, also writing for Big League and Rugby League Review magazines, and The New Daily website. Will has written four rugby league books.

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