VIDEO: Romania v Canada highlights

Date published: October 7 2015

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Romania came from behind to record their first World Cup win in eight years as they beat Canada 17-15 in Leicester on Tuesday.

The Oaks remain in contention for third spot in Pool B after the biggest comeback in the history of the World Cup, as they recovered from 15-0 down to record the win.

Two tries from skipper Mihai Macovei, both converted by Florin Vlaicu, brought Romania back to within a point, before the centre knocked over a long-range penalty three minutes from time to seal the win.

It marked a frustrating end to the tournament for Canada, who had looked on course for their first win over Romania in two decades thanks to tries from DTH van der Merwe and Jeff Hassler.

Van der Merwe made it a try in each pool game in the first half, with Hassler crossing early in the second, but Canada could not hold on as they threw away a winning position in familiar fashion, having done so twice during the Pacific Nations Cup earlier this year.

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