LIVE MATCH COVERAGE

Super Rugby

Thumb_waratahs-logo-80x50 Waratahs

32

Thumb_reds-logo-80x50 Reds

5
Kick-off local time : Sat, 01 March 2014 - 19h40
Kick-off : Sat, 01 March 2014 - 10h40
Venue : Sydney
Referee : Glen Jackson (New Zealand)
Match status : Result
  Waratahs Reds
Tries Israel Folau (3min), Israel Folau (25min), and Kurtley Beale (47min) Lachie Turner (40min)
Penalties Bernard Foley (38min) and Bernard Foley (61min)
Conversions Bernard Foley (26min), Bernard Foley (35min), and Bernard Foley (48min)
Penalty tries
Yellow cards Israel Folau (39min)
Red cards
DGs
Commentary
Minute Commentary

80

The final scrum of the match ends like the rest of them - a pile of bodies on the ground. That is FULL-TIME here in Sydney. The Waratahs are full value for a comprehensive derby win! Join us as we head to Perth for the next Aussie derby, Western Force v Brumbies!

79

The Reds' error count continues to mount at an alarming rate

78

Bernard Foley, from 35m out, slots the PENALTY and the Waratahs lead 32-5

77

Offside penalty to the Waratahs

76

Now a knock-on by the Reds ... they appear to be sleep-walking

75

Scrum penalty to the Reds - Quade Cooper doesn't find touch = SHOCKER!

74

Waratahs hold up the Reds maul - scrum to Tahs near halfway

73

Waratahs win a turnover inside their 22 and Adam Ashley-Cooper kicks it into the stands

72

Line-out penalty to the Reds - the game has slowed down to a crawl now

71

Waratahs cruising now and the Reds just don't have the penetration to trouble the home team - even though the Tahs are playing at a gentle jog

69

Very scrappy now - a kicked charged down, then a knock-on and it all ends with a Reds scrum feed near the Reds 10m line

68

Free kick to the Waratahs as the feed at the scrum is not straight

67

Tackle penalty to the Tans on their 22m line - line-out throw not straight

66

Waratahs penalised for offside 5m put from their line, but the Reds cough up the ball in the tackle

65

Lachie Turner makes good ground and the Reds win a penalty just outside the Waratahs 22

64

Reds still playing too lateral and Ben Lucas pushed into touch inside Tahs 22

63

Ben Tapuai breaks clear, but doesn't see the support runners - Tahs scramble, but knocks on as they attempt a turnover near their 22

61

Bernard Foley, from bang in front, slots the PENALTY and the Waratahs lead 29-5

60

Alofa Alofa is over, but there was obstruction - the ref was playing advantage and the Waratahs get the penalty

59

Horwill steals a crucial line-out - clearance doesn't go far enough

58

Adam Ashley-Cooper puts in a great grubber and the Reds scramble the ball into touch just metres from their own line

57

Alofa Alofa puts in a monster hit on Chris Feauai-Sautia and the Tahs win a penalty as the Reds fail to release in the tackle

56

Reds unde enormous pressure and still playing around the 10m line

55

Reds fail to control the ball and Benn Robinson snaps up a crucial turnover - now the line-out is near the Tahs 10m line

54

Maul collapsed illegally - penalty to the Reds - another 5m line-out

53

Reds win a penalty back as they now dominate the breakdown - Reds set up a line-out 5m from the Tahs line

52

Penalty the the Waratahs just inside the Reds half - players diving off their feet all over the place

51

Waratahs scrum now beginning to dominate

50

Nothing going right for the Reds - now Genia knocks on behind a line-out near halfway

48

Bernard Foley adds the CONVERSION and the Waratahs lead 26-5

47

TRY - Penaly to the Tahs, Kurtley Beale taps-'n-go and he is over!

45

Couple of phases and then Polota-Nau knocks on

44

Scrum penalty to the Waratahs

43

Reds play become very sloppy - knock-on at the line-out

42

Forward pass by Foley to Beale from an attacking scrum on the Reds 22 - scrum penalty to the Reds

41

Bernard Foley gets the second half underway

40

Quade Cooper can't draw the ball around - it is 5-19 as the hooter for HALF-TIME sounds. How much will that yellow card cost the Tahs? See you in 10 minutes when we will find out.

40

TRY - Reds go through a maul that becomes a ruck and then a few bashes at the line, before quick hands find the extra man outside, Lachie Turner getting the five-pointer

39

YELLOW CARD - Isreal Folau is sent to the sin bin for a professional foul, knocking the ball into touch

38

Genia goes deep and Folau returns the favour - Reds line-out feed near the 10m line

37

Scrum free kick to the Reds - yep, this is Aussie rugby - rather concede a free kick than bother with a scrum

36

Alofa Alofa though he was over, but the pass was only forward by about 10m - have no idea why they even went to the TMO - that was so obvious

35

Bernard Foley adds the CONVERSION and it is 19-0 to the Waratahs

34

TRY - Peter Betham takes an inside pass from Kurtley Beale after some strong phases play and Berthan strolls over untouched

33

Poor kick by Turner and Folau launches a counter

32

Anthony Faingaa penalised at a tackle

31

Reds win a turnover penalty on their own 10m line, as the Tahs runner gets isolated

30

Waratahs running direct and getting over the advantage line

29

Now the Reds penalised for an early tackle, as the Tahs continue to run hard at the visitors

27

Waratahs looking to run at the Reds, but a forward pass ends this passage

26

Bernard Foley adds the CONVERSION and the Waratahs lead 12-0

25

TRY - Isreal Folau gets his second five-pointer, a counter attack that started deep inside their half. Foley was key and the scoring pass came from Potgieter

23

Scrum free kick to the Waratahs - can't remember a single scrum being complete first time up

22

Lots of passing by the Reds, but it is so latteral and predictable, the Tahs keep knocking them back behind the advantage line - Benn Robinson puts in a big hit that wins a turnover

21

Silly grubber by Cooper hands the ball to the Tahs and a kick-fest ensues

19

Cooper goes downtown again - Beale returns the favour but his kick is too deep and the Reds have a scrum on the Tahs 10m line

18

Nick Phipps go down the blind side, but gets isolated and gets penalised at the tackle - another opportunity lost

17

Cooper goes downtown and the Tahs run it back

16

Foley unleash a bullit pass and Folau can't hold on - opportunity lost near the Reds 22

15

Lots of lateral passing by the Tahs and eventually they win a penalty near halfway

14

Scrum penalty to the Reds - scrums always an issue with Aussies teams - a real attitude problem Down Under

13

Reds penalised at the line-out near halfway - Pot6gieter wins the line-out, but there us accidental offside - Reds get some relief

12

Adam Ashley-Cooper runs into a huge hole, after some sublime handling by the Tahs, but inside the Reds 22 they concede a penalty

11

Reds go left and back right - but the pass is into touch -

10

Waratahs pile on pressure near Reds 10m line, but over-enthusiasm gives the Reds a penalty

9

Inside ball from Cooper is knocked on and Adam Ashley-Cooper hacks diownfield

8

Reds steal at the line-out and they go wide - a Waratahs hand at the tackle gives the Reds and attacking scrum inside the Tahs 22

7

Genia grubber drives Tahs back into their 22

6

Scrum reset - why is that not a surprise?

5

Cooper goes deep and Beale finds touch near halfway - pressure on Genia, but a Tahs hand in the way and the Reds have a scrum feed

4

Bernard Foley hooks it past the left upright - 5-0

3

TRY - Israel Folau gets the five-pointer, with the scoring pass from Kurtley Beale, who took a really flat pass from Foley

1

Penalty to the Waratahs - Faingaa the culprit

0

Quade Cooper gets us underway - Kick downfield and the Reds work it through a few phases before Genia puts it directly into touch near halfway

-2

Teams getting ready to take to the field

-5

The Reds last week looked like are regaining thei running gme and the Waratahs - although a bit more structured - were also very impressive - should be a classic!

-8

Springbok flank Jacques Potgieter is at lock for the Waratahs - looking for some mongrel in the pack

-10

Will Folau have the same influence this week or will it be the Genia & Cooper show?

-15

It is cloudy, with a chance of isolated showers - lets hope the rain stays away

-20

Welcome to Sydney where we are getting ready for the first of two Australia derbies - this time the most traditional of them, Waratahs versus Reds
Waratahs
Players
15 Israel Folau
14 Alofa Alofa
13 Adam Ashley-Cooper
12 Kurtley Beale
11 Rob Horne
10 Bernard Foley
9 Nick Phipps
8 Wycliff Palu
7 Michael Hooper
6 Stephen Hoiles
5 Jacques Potgieter
4 Kane Douglas
3 Sekope Kepu
2 Tatafu Polota-Nau
1 Benn Robinson

Substitutes
22 Taqele . Naiyaravoro
21 Brendan McKibbin
20 Pat McCutcheon
19 Mitchell Chapman
18 Will Skelton
17 Jeremy Tilse
16 Tola Latu
Reds
Players
15 Mike Harris
14 Rod Davies
13 Samu Kerevi
12 Ben Tapuai
11 Lachie Turner
10 Ben Lucas
9 Scott Gale
8 Jake Schatz
7 Beau Robinson
6 Curtis Browning
5 James Horwill
4 Rob Simmons
3 Greg Holmes
2 James Hanson
1 James Slipper

Substitutes
24 Chris Kuridrani
23 Jamie-Jerry Taulagi
22 Sam Johnson
21 Liam Gill
20 Dave McDuling
19 Sef Faagase
18 Albert Anae
17 Ben Daley
16 Saia Fainga'a