Watch: New Zealand Appear To Field Eight Men In Sydney Sevens To Snatch Last-Gasp Try


Australia were denied a famous sevens victory over rivals New Zealand today after they appeared to deploy eight men on the pitch for their final play.

Ardie Savea broke through for a spectacular try in the last minute to tie the game 17-17 in the Sydney Sevens but World Rugby are under pressure to investigate that deciding play with footage showing that New Zealand had eight men on the pitch.

Here’s the full try.



Jason Hennessy

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