Video: Bristol’s Black Sheep win Halifax Sevens - watch action from the tournament

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Black Sheep are the new holders of the Halifax Sevens crown after they defeated defending champions Caldy after extra time in the final.

Caldy returned to Ovenden Park as hot favourites after winning the title in 2010, 2011 and 2012.

Halifax RU Sevens tournament at Ovenden Park. Ben Benn scores for the Halifax Dukes.

Halifax RU Sevens tournament at Ovenden Park. Ben Benn scores for the Halifax Dukes.

However their run was finally brought to an end by a team of Sevens specialists, who are originally from Bristol.

The thrilling match went right to the wire, though, with scores level after full-time but it was Black Sheep who struck in golden point extra time to claim the crown.

Team Conditioned, made up of players from Harrogate, won the plate after they saw off the Edgehill Beavers.

Yorkshire Sevens champions Baby Ballet were Calderdale’s strongest performers but they lost out in the semi-final to Black Sheep.

Old Crocs reached the cup quarter-finals but hosts Halifax and Vandals were both eliminated in the pool stages.

A record number of teams descended on Ovenden Park for the event, with sides travelling across the UK to take part. The British Army and Calder Valley Search and Rescue were also in attendance.

The day also saw Yorkshire Ladies Barbarians, featuring a large contingent from Halifax, beat a combined side from Kendal and Sunderland 29-19.