New Zealand 45-49 England: Roses fight back to win in New Zealand for first time

, New Zealand 45-49 England: Roses fight back to win in New Zealand for first time, The Evepost BBC News

, New Zealand 45-49 England: Roses fight back to win in New Zealand for first time, The Evepost BBC News

England claimed a first ever series win in New Zealand after a final-quarter fightback helped them beat the world champions 49-45 in Christchurch.

After a tight start, the Silver Ferns opened up a 10-goal lead at half-time.

, New Zealand 45-49 England: Roses fight back to win in New Zealand for first time, The Evepost BBC News

But the introduction of Eleanor Cardwell in the shooting circle allowed England to find their flow and they went into the final 15 four goals down.

Serena Guthrie’s turnover helped the visitors to a narrow lead with 10 minutes left and they held on to win.

More to follow.