LIVE MATCH COVERAGE

Super Rugby

Thumb_brumbies-logo-80x50 Brumbies

28

Thumb_waratahs-logo-80x50 Waratahs

23
Kick-off local time : Sat, 15 March 2014 - 19h40
Kick-off : Sat, 15 March 2014 - 10h40
Venue : Canberra
Referee : Jaco Peyper (South Africa)
Match status : Result
  Brumbies Waratahs
Tries Nic White (14min), Jesse Mogg (17min), and Tevita Kuridrani (54min) Michael Hooper (63min) and Israel Folau (74min)
Penalties Nic White (5min), Nic White (39min), and Nic White (80min) Bernard Foley (3min), Bernard Foley (11min), and Bernard Foley (27min)
Conversions Nic White (15min) and Nic White (18min) Bernard Foley (63min) and Bernard Foley (74min)
Penalty tries
Yellow cards Matt Toomua (60min) and Ruan Smith (73min)
Red cards
DGs
Commentary
Minute Commentary

81

Join us again later as we head over to South Africa where the Lions and the Sharks host the Blues and Reds respectively - Be sure to follow our live games for the Six nations with England, Irelandand France still in the hunt for the Trophy

80

White takes his time and knocks over the PENALTY, there's time for a restart but its claimed and the Brumbies boot it out to take a solid victory

78

Time is slipping away with multiple reset scrums and the Brumbies are happy to milk it as they earn a penalty

74

TRY - Israel Folau is given space and he beats a couple defenders as he runs across the field sideways into the corner to dot down. CONVERSION - Foley nailes it from out wide

73

Waratahs still attacking hard and the ref issues another YELLOW CARD to Ruan Smith for more repeated infringements

71

Brumbies sustain some pressure but are able to get hands on the ball and clear their lines - time is starting to run out for the 'Tahs

69

Its held up and the ref goes back for the penalty advantage, The Waratahs go for another scrum but its a tight head and the Brumbies come away with it

68

Tahs' shunt the scrum which lets Palu pick and dive over the line - he may be held up as the TMO has a look

67

The Brumbies are forced to dot down over their line giving the 'Tahs a 5 metre scrum

66

There has been a momentum shift as the Waratahs look to be on the ascendancy leaving the Brumbies to soak up pressure for the last 14 minutes

63

TRY - Hooper finally gets the 'Tahs first try, after some patient build up the Waratahs take advantage of the the extra man. CONVERSION - Foley adds the extra two points

62

Waratahs are not able to earn any points as a big kick has put the Brumbies back in to the 'Tah's half, but the ref sends up a tackle to the TMO and its deemed early - Waratahs back on attack

60

the ref has had enough of the Brumbies repeat infringements and has YELLOW CARDed Matt Toomua for not rolling away

59

Waratahs have been camped down in Brumbies territory and will be desperate to earn some points for their effort as they set a line out

58

Waratahs earn a free kick and surge for the line, they have a penalty advantage and they tap and go again, the ball is spillt forward and the Brumbies can clear

56

Waratahs have a kickable penalty but decide on the scrum on the Brumbies 22

55

White misses the tough conversion

54

TRY - Ben Alexander busts a couple tackles and surges for the line, the Waratahs are no where and the ball is swung out to the wings where Tevita Kuridrani is on hand to dot down in the corner

52

Another maul by the Brumbies but the 'Tahs counter ruck and can clear - but not very far

51

The Brumbies Maul it up and milk a penalty for side entry by the 'Tahs

49

Toomua breaks the line and puts the Brumbies on the frontfoot, Pat McCabe goes close,Matt Toomua then looks for a cross kick but its too much for Coleman - they have a penalty advantage and go for the lineout 5 metres out

47

Another chance now for the Brumbies who are stringing phases together into the Waratahs 22, Nic White finds some space and takes a snap drop goal but its wide

45

Mogg looks for territory but kicks out on the full giving possession back to the 'Tahs

44

Waratahs now have their chance to attack as they probe into the Brumbies half looking for a hole

42

Brumbies in the attack early on as they put pressure on the 'Tahs defense but Hooper wins a penalty when contesting for the ball - pressure is relieved

41

We are back underway in Canberra as White kicks off

40

Thats HALF TIME as the Brumbies kicks it into touch

39

The Brumbies are able to milk a penalty and decide to kick for poles. PENALTY - White adds the three

36

After some resets scrum the ref has had enough and awards a free kick against the Waratahs for Phipps putting the ball in skew - Brumbies now have a good attacking scrum chance

35

Brumbies back on attack now, flooding forward into the 'Tah's half but its knocked on at a critical moment and the 'Tahs have a scrum

33

Warathas had a likely try scoring opportunity but its juggled by Foley and the Brumbies come away with it, Mogg has a run until he is bundled into touch

31

Another crunching tackle by the Brumbies, this time Matt Toomua, the pressure leads to a ball being hacked into the in goal area where the Waratahs dot down

29

Brumbies surging for the line but the Michael Hooper is on his feet to win the penalty for the 'Tahs and they can relive the pressure

27

PENALTY - Foley adds the simple three points

26

The Waratahs decide on another kick as the Brumbies are penalised for collapsing the scrum

24

Foley's kick is off the posts and its knocked on by the Brumbies - 'Tahs have an attacking scrum

23

'Tahs win a penalty and have a decision to make - they opt for a kick at goal.

22

Waratahs now have a chance to attack as they set a lineout in the Brumbies half, there are some ferocious hits comming in from the defending Brumbies

20

Brumbies are looking fired up and are holding onto the ball, they earn another penalty and White boots them deep into opposition half

18

CONVERSION - White kicks over his third

17

TRY - Mogg with some individual brilliance chips and chases, he outstrips Folau and dives on the ball and its grounded - the TMO has a look and eventually its given

15

CONVERSION - White pops over from his own try

14

TRY - Nic White scores a great try after a set piece play sets a ruck under the posts, White picks up and goes on the fringes where there was no defense

13

Waratahs kick the ball pretty aimlessly and Jesse Mogg punishes them with a brilliant kick that rolls out 5 metres from the 'Tahs line - its stolen by the Brumbies and they have a scrum

11

PENALTY - Foley slides over a difficult kick

10

Folau takes the ball out of the air brilliantly as he surges into the Brumbies 22, The Brumbies are flagged for a late hit after the ball is gone and the 'Tahs opt for posts.

8

Ben Robinson holds onto the ball allowing the Brumbies to relive some of the pressure through the penalty

7

A sweeping move for the Wartahs ends with them earning a penalty in the home teams half, the decide to go for the lineout 10 metres out

5

PENALTY - Brumbies set up a maul but it goes nowhere as Paddy Ryan is penalised for pulling it down. Nic White knocks it over

3

PENALTY - Foley kicks the Waratahs into the lead after the Brumbies were pinned for not rolling away

2

A great start for the Waratahs as two good chip kicks gets them right on the Brumbies line but they are penalised and the home team can clear - but its not out

0

We are underway as the Foley kicks deep

-5

There has been a little bit of rain around the capital but it has halted for the time being and hopefully will stay away.

-10

The Waratahs have been excellent this season so far with Israel Folau scoring five tries in two games and they will be looking to him to keep their momentum going after a bye last week

-15

Welcome to our coverage of the Brumbies v Waratahs game in Canberra. The Brumbies have looked good and the coach has kept faith in his team with one change as Dave Dennis returns to captain the team.
Brumbies
Players
15 Jesse Mogg
14 Henry Speight
13 Tevita Kuridrani
12 Christian Lealiifano
11 Robbie Coleman
10 Matt Toomua
9 Nic White
8 Ben Mowen
7 Jarrad Butler
6 Scott Fardy
5 Leon Power
4 Sam Carter
3 Ben Alexander
2 Josh Mann-Rea
1 Scott Sio

Substitutes
23 Pat McCabe
22 Joe Tomane
21 Michael Dowsett
20 Tom McVerry
19 Fotu Auelua
18 Allan Alaalatoa
17 Ruan Smith
16 Ruaidhri Murphy
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