Rio 2016: UPDATE - Mitchell leads Great Britain to two rugby 7s victories

England Rugby 7s skipper Tom Mitchell SUS-160324-100820001
England Rugby 7s skipper Tom Mitchell SUS-160324-100820001
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Cuckfield’s Tom Mitchell lead Great Britain to two wins in their first two games of the rugby 7s in Rio.

Skipper Mitchell kicked three conversions as they cruised to a 31-7 victory against Kenya in the first group match.

They had a tougher battle in the second match, edging past Japan by just TWO points 21-9.

England took a 21-14 lead before Japan scored a try in the dying minutes, but they could not convert.

Mitchell again kicked three conversions.

Great Britain finish the group with a match against New Zealand tomorrow.

Japan shocked New Zealand with a 14-12 win earlier today.Don’t miss out on all the latest breaking news where you live.

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