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Team Great Britain scores in dying seconds for win over Team Sweden at Canada Cup

RICHMOND, B.C. _ Jamie Stead scored with .03 left on the clock as Team Great Britain defeated Team Sweden 48-47 in a see-saw battle Friday at the Canada Cup International Wheelchair Rugby Tournament.

It was a tight match between Britain, ranked No. 5 in the world, and Sweden, ranked sixth. The lead changed hands several times and both teams made crucial mistakes.

Canada Hangs On To Win Nail-biter Against Great Britain at the 2016 Canada Cup International Wheelchair Rugby Tournament

(Richmond, BC --  June 24) Team Canada (#1) extended its winning streak to 2-0 this afternoon at the 2016 Canada Cup International Wheelchair Rugby Tournament after a nail-biting match against Great Britain (#5). The squad will face off against Japan (#3) at 7 pm.

Canada leapt out to an early lead thanks to some hard hits by Zak Madell (Okotoks, AB). At the end of the first quarter, they were up 15-11.

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