England reach World Under-20s semi-final despite defeat by France



England have secured a place in the semi-finals of the World Rugby Under-20s Championship despite losing their final group match to France, qualifying as the highest performing second-placed team. They will face South Africa in the last four on Monday.
The young England side were up against it from the early stages against France in Viadana in northern Italy on Wednesday evening, going 17-3 down in the opening 25 minutes. A try from Harlequins’ James Chisholm just before half-time and a penalty try midway through the second half kept Jon Callard’s side in the match but France always managed... read more

 
11 June 2015 in Sport, Views: 32
Source: Guardian
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