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IRB Junior World Championship
England Under-20s book semi-final berth
ESPN Staff
June 14, 2013
England Under-20s captain Alex Day touches down for a try, England v USA, IRB Junior World Championship, Henri Degranges, La Roche-sur-Yon, June 13, 2013
England's Alex Day touches down for a try during his side's romp against the USA © Getty Images
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England Under-20s booked an IRB Junior World Championship semi-final clash against New Zealand with a record-breaking 109-0 thrashing of Pool A rivals USA on Thursday.

England scored 17-tries in with captain Alex Day leading the way with a hat-trick while fly-half Will Hooley kicked 22 points. The result ensured England progressed to the last four as the best-placed runner-up in the pool stage of the competition - edging out Ireland who were beaten 31-26 by New Zealand in the Pool B decider.

The other semi-final will see defending champions South Africa tackle Wales after the Baby Boks sealed their place at the top of Pool A with a 26-19 victory over tournament hosts France and the Welsh claimed Pool C with a 25-20 victory over Argentina.

Both semi-finals will take place at the Stade de la Rabine in Vanne on June 18.

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