Recap: Rugby World Cup: Samoa v England

7:01 am on 8 October 2023

Samoa have come close to upsetting England at the Rugby World Cup, losing 17-18 in Lille.

England were the first to score but then Samoa took the lead and held it at halftime.

Two tries were disallowed for Samoa, one after the conversion attempt.

The drama continued with an Owen Farrell penalty shot timing out in the second half.

But within the last ten minutes, England scored a converted try and held on to win a tight match.

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