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Quarter Finals - Sunday 17th November @ 07:00am
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Quarter Finals - Sunday 17th November @ 07:00am
ENGLAND vs. FRANCE
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That will do us from the DW Stadium in Wigan. Some angry words from referee Klein to English five-eighth Rangi Chase with 2 seconds left but that will do us. England are off to play New Zealand next weekend at Wembley.

England Lions 34-6

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Scored by Brett Ferres. Conversion attempt by Kevin Sinfield successful.

The obstruction call is mulled over, but ultimately is ruled that the French defender committed himself. Ferres finds the yawning gap and scores for England.

England Lions 34-6

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VIDEO REFEREE possible England try to Brett Ferres. Checking obstruction.

England Lions 28-6

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SIN BIN
Sam Tomkins is sent to the sin bin.

England down to twelve men for the remaining six minutes. Silly stuff from Sam Tomkins.

England Lions 28-6

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Not a good option from France, Greenshield puts a grubber through but it goes dead easily. England 20m restart.

England Lions 28-6

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England forced to defend again here with France dominating field position.

England Lions 28-6

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Play stopped momentarily while Rangi Chase is told to change jersey after a big patch of blood becomes evident. England have a scrum 10m out.

England Lions 28-6

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Several raids on the England line bear no fruit for the French. Some great defence from the hosts - France haven't been too bad in attack either!

England Lions 28-6

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A couple of England errors have France on the attack again.

England Lions 28-6

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England away down the left wing, Ryan Hall receiving a long ball... which is ruled forward. France scrum on halfway.

England Lions 28-6

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England's defence holds out. They work it out of their own half here.

England Lions 28-6

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France with a chance now. A cross-field kick yields a six-more call from referee Klein, another set for England to defend.

England Lions 28-6

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Scored by Sean O'Loughlin. Conversion attempt by Kevin Sinfield successful.

Some back-and-forth about the contest in the air with Ryan Hall said to have not knocked the ball on. It finds its way back to Sean O'Loughlin who powers his way over the line. Sinfield converts.

England Lions 28-6

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VIDEO REFEREE possible England try to Sean O'Loughlin.

England Lions 22-6

HALFTIME at Wigan and we have the English on top 22-6 after resisting an early French onslaught.

England Lions 22-6

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Penalty England on the last, Charnley goes up to take the ball but is tackled in the air.

England Lions 22-6

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After letting in a few tries, France are now piling pressure on England, forcing errors and making them defend for a few spells.

England Lions 22-6

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An English forward pass sees the French with a scrum inside the England 20m.

England Lions 22-6

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Scored by Ryan Hall. Conversion attempt by Kevin Sinfield successful.

It's an England avalanche here. The wingers are having a field day, England in again through Ryan Hall down the left side.

England Lions 22-6

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Scored by Josh Charnley. Conversion attempt by Kevin Sinfield unsuccessful.

Charnley is in again down the left touchline! England turning on the razzle dazzle now.

England Lions 16-6

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Scored by Ryan Hall. Conversion attempt by Kevin Sinfield successful.

England have similar success down their left side, with an easy overlap spotted and a long ball putting Hall over in the corner. Sinfield adds the two.

England Lions 12-6

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England back on the attack again, France with no answer yet despite their early showing. England still being made to work for their points...

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England test the French right side again with an aerial assault, Cardace is up to it this time, although not before Ryan Hall attempts a strip which seems him ruled to have knocked on. France handover.

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Scored by Josh Charnley. Conversion attempt by Kevin Sinfield successful.

Outstanding link-up play on the right wing by the English sees Tomkins put Charnley over in the corner!

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France spill it coming out of their own end, putting England straight back on the attack. The errors continue, both sides spilling it. England scrum 10m out.

France 6-0

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UNFORCED ERROR ENGLAND LIONS
Ryan Hall makes an unforced error.

Promising from England on their first foray into French territory, a cross-field kick from Sinfield finds it's way to Ryan Hall but he can't control it. Knock on, French scrum.

France 6-0

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Positive first set after the try for France but the grubber on the last is no good and England have the ball. Now there's a penalty going England's way as well.

France 6-0

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Scored by Vincent Duport. Conversion attempt by Thomas Bosc successful.

What a start for France! Sebastien Raguin gets an offload away just before the line and Vincent Duport crashes over for the visitors and we have a game on our hands! Bosc converts!

France 6-0

We are underway in Wigan between the English and French sides in the third quarter final.

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Referees: Ashley Klein

Touch Judges: Grant Atkins, James Child

Video Referee: Ben Thaler

ENGLAND LIONS (34)
Tries: Josh Charnley (2), Ryan Hall (2), Sean O'Loughlin, Brett Ferres
Field Goals:
Conversions: Kevin Sinfield (5/6)
Penalty Goals:

FRANCE (6)
Tries: Vincent Duport
Field Goals:
Conversions: Thomas Bosc (1/1)
Penalty Goals:



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