Hangzhou through to the final!

Hangzhou through to the final!

Hangzhou beat xiamen in the semi finals of the all china trophy in a thrilling encounter on the best weather of the year.

Blue skies, and the smell of beer and victory was what Hangzhou was rewarded with after there 38-14 triumph over the southern seasiders.

The game started in a very even fashion, with the game going in after the first quarter 7-7 tries for each of the teams legends, Salem Shebani , and David f Kongo. In the second quarter Hangzhou took the advantage using there superior forward size and impressive line outs to result in two tries. Xiamen suffered a huge blow at the end of the first half with a shoulder injury to there captain and man of the match Salem.

Xiamen refused to give up though and scored a try in the second half through some rapid wing work, by their local Chinese winger. their comeback was short lived though as Hangzhou pushed through tired gaps in the Xiamen defense to score a couple of tries.  The game ended and Hangzhou secured the place through to the final against either fuzhou or chengdu. Team and destination to be decided on may 10th.

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