Oliver Gildart strikes late to give England victory over New Zealand

• England 18-16 New Zealand
• Gildart scores magnificent late try on England debut

Oliver Gildart’s late try ensured victory for England in the opening Test against New Zealand in Hull, following a pulsating affair which suggests the remainder of this three-match series will be thoroughly compelling.

Gildart, a late inclusion in Wayne Bennett’s squad due to an injury to Sam Burgess, ensured his England debut would be an occasion to remember, as he scored a magnificent solo try which ultimately proved to be the difference in a fantastic advert for international rugby league.

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