Kiwis scrape past Samoa

A late try has allowed New Zealand to escape with a 14-12 win over gallant outsiders Samoa in their Four Nations rugby league match in Whangarei.
Australia's Twenty20 cricketers say giving the nation some momentum into the home summer is vital in the looming three-game series against South Africa.
WA have lost two wickets but made steady progress to be 2-96 at lunch on day two of the Sheffield Shield match against Tasmania at the WACA.
South Australia are 0-100 in reply to Queensland's 8(dec)-443 at tea on the second day of the Sheffield Shield match at Adelaide Oval.
Daly Cherry-Evans has finally got a spot in the halves and will help spearhead the Kangaroos' attack against England in their must-win Four Nations game.
Peter Nevill lifted NSW to a total of 366, with Victoria 2-119 in response at tea on day two of the Sheffield Shield clash at the MCG.
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