All Blacks Sevens to face Aussies for fifth after last-gasp win over England in Las Vegas




New Zealand will play off for fifth against Australia at the world series tournament in Las Vegas after pipping England 19-14 in a classification match.

New Zealand’s Dylan Collier, Day 2, World Rugby Sevens series, Westpac Stadium, Wellington, New Zealand. Saturday, 29 January, 2017. Copyright photo: John Cowpland /

Dylan Collier

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Handed a first start at his debut tournament, Ngarohi McGarvey Black scored two first-half tries on Monday (NZT) to put the All Blacks Sevens 14-7 in front at halftime.

Dan Norton levelled the scores for England before Dylan Collier stretched out in the game's frantic final play.

New Zealand will face an Australian side who needed a try from James Stannard three minutes into extra time to beat Kenya 26-21.

New Zealand are having to settle for minor honours after losing a dramatic quarter-final 14-10 to Fiji a day earlier, beaten by a last-minute try.

The Cup semi-finals later on Monday (NZT) were to pit series leaders South Africa against Argentina and Fiji against the United States.

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