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Remarkable English Comeback Ends In An Anti-Climatic Draw

BY Philip Bendon  ·  Saturday Nov 19, 2022

England have staged one of the most remarkable comebacks in rugby history, only to kick the ball dead for a draw.

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Finishing up 25 – 25, the All Blacks were clearly in the ascendancy for 70 minutes before England staged a furious comeback.

Leading the charge was Ben Youngs who came on and seemed to ignite the English attack and in particular Marcus Smith.

New Zealand were comfortably leading 25 – 6 before England scored three tries in nine minutes to level things up.

Replacement prop Will Stuart scored two of England’s three tries in a remarkable performance from the bench.

In a truly bizarre game, England were incredibly sluggish for the majority of the game whilst New Zealand continued their trend of losing control of fixtures despite appearing comfortable.

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England bizarrely had a chance to go for the win but instead opted to kick the ball dead from the kick-off to secure the draw.

 

 

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