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English end 16 years of heartbreak

Rugby: England ended 16 years of heartbreak when it won the Women's Rugby World Cup by beating first-time finalist Canada 21-9.

England, the loser in the previous three finals to New Zealand, prevailed under the pressure as the heavy favourite at Stade Jean-Bouin by leading a breathless final all the way, and scoring the only two tries.

But Canada closed within two in the 58th minute from a third penalty by winger Magali Harvey.

Canada then conceded a penalty receiving the restart, and England center Emily Scarratt kicked the 42-meter penalty to restore a five-point lead and some breathing room.

Scarratt then secured England the World Cup, 20 years after its first, with a brilliant solo try in the 73rd.

Quigley quick to win in LA

Boxing: Jason Quigley easily maintained his unbeaten record beating Fernando Najara at StubHub Center in Los Angeles.

Fighting on the undercard of the Shawn Porter versus Kell Brook world title fight, the middleweight contest lasted just three rounds as Quigley took the contest on a TKO decision.

Saturday night's victory moves Quigley's record to two from two (2-0-0) as his fledgling professional career is starting to take shape under the tutelage of the world famous Oscar de la Hoya Golden Boy stables.

Quigley tweeted: "Won my fight TKO round 3,I'm Buzzing,Big Thank you to my team and everybody for the support."

Warren wins in Denmark

Golf: Scotland's Marc Warren produced a nerveless final round carding a closing 68 to win his first European Tour title for seven years at the inaugural Made in Denmark event at Himmerland Golf Resort.

The 33-year-old finished two shots clear of Wales' Bradley Dredge. Northern Ireland's Gareth Maybin was best of the Irish in a tie for ninth place on one under par after a closing round of 73. Damien McGrane ended on two over par after a 70, while Peter Lawrie ended on eight over after shooting 74 and Simon Thornton finished on 12 over after a closing 75.


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