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Summary

  1. England's second game of the Quad Series
  2. England starting seven: GK Mentor; GD Usuro-Brown; WD Clarke; C Guthrie (captain); WA Pitman; GA Housby; GS Harten
  3. South Africa starting seven: GK Maweni; GD Pretorius; WD Van Der Merwe; C Burger; WA Msomi; GA Holtzhausen; GS Potgieter
  4. Listen to BBC Radio 5 live sports extra commentary using audio icon
  5. Match being played at London's Copper Box Arena
  6. England beat New Zealand 54-41 in opening game
  7. South Africa lost 45-62 to Australia
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Live Reporting

By Denise Evans

All times stated are UK

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    FT: England 45-48 South Africa

    That's it from us! Stay tuned on the BBC Sport website for the full match report.

    Thanks for following!

  2. Post update

    Tamsin Greenway

    Former England international on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

    I don't think it's a damaging defeat, it's a world-class team we're looking at.

    But it does show what can happen on the world stage when you're not quite at your best.

    England have got the footage, they need to go away and work on it.

  3. 'England will be frustrated'

    Tamsin Greenway

    Former England international on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

    There will be a lot of questions asked of England, they will be so frustrated.

    There are a lot of dejected players, South Africa are so happy with that performance. They got stuck in, they weren't afraid.

  4. BreakingENGLAND LOSE TO SOUTH AFRICA

    FT: 45-48

    Wow

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    Q4: 45-47

    South Africa keep possession. No time left...

  6. Post update

    Q4: England 45-47 South Africa

    One goal in it still. South Africa with it...the shooter misses.

    Think that could be game over.

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    Q4: England 45-46 South Arfica

    England have given possession away again.

    Just over one minute to go.

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    Q4: England 44-45 South Africa

    A great shot from Jo Harten under pressure there. Amazing effort.

    Then JADE CLARKE!

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    Q4: England 43- 45 South Africa

    England desperately trying to get a turnover here as South Africa have a two goal advantage once again.

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    Q4: England 43-44 South Africa

    South Africa have turned it with three minutes to go.

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    Q4: England 43-43 South Africa

    Tamsin Greenway

    Former England international on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

    There are a lot of tired legs out there, they're mentally drained.

    Every pass matters.

    Serena Guthrie
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    Q4: England 43-43 South Africa

    We're back to goal for goal now.

    I can feel the tension fro my seat here at BBC Sport HQ in Salford.

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    Q4: England 42-41 South Africa

    Anyone else feel sick?

  14. Post update

    Q4: England 42-40 South Africa

    Oh no! England misplace a pass and South Africa come away with the ball.

    Then Erin Burger is taken out by Layla Guscoth.

    A chance for the Proteas here. Can they take it?

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    Q4: England 42-39 South Africa

    What an absolute beaut of a goal from England with limbs flinging around and Jo Harten, who is now at goal attack, somehow emerges with the ball and scores.

    England's work rate has stepped up and bit and South Africa are starting to panic.

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    Q4: England 42-39 South Africa

    Tamsin Greenway

    Former England international on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

    I've never seen so many rebounds as I have tonight. This is better from England, they're accepting they're being hit, they're taking it.

    Eboni Usoro-Brown
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    Q4: England 40-39 South Africa

    Pedal to the mettle now!

    Looks like Layla Guscoth heard Tamsin Greenway asking for more intercepts as she brings the ball out for England.

    Momentum all with the Roses now..

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    Q4: England 40-39 South Africa

    Tamsin Greenway

    Former England international on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

    South Africa are looking a bit more panicked on the ball now.

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    Q4: England 39-39 South Africa

    YES THEY CAN!

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    Q4: England 38-39 South Africa

    Amazing volume in the Copper Box now. It's a sell out in there and it's a melting pot of tension.

    South Africa starting to buckle or luring England in before they push on again?

    The Proteas miss...can England level this one?