LIVE MATCH COVERAGE

Super Rugby

Thumb_western-force-logo-80x50 Force

30

Thumb_reds-logo-80x50 Reds

20
Kick-off local time : Sat, 05 July 2014 - 17h40
Kick-off : Sat, 05 July 2014 - 11h40
Venue : Perth
Referee : Angus Gardner (Australia)
Match status : Result
  Force Reds
Tries Nick Cummins (8min), Ben McCalman (18min), and Nathan Charles (73min) Samu Kerevi (37min) and Albert Anae (57min)
Penalties Jayden Hayward (14min), Jayden Hayward (52min), and Jayden Hayward (69min) Mike Harris (7min) and Mike Harris (68min)
Conversions Jayden Hayward (8min), Jayden Hayward (18min), and Jayden Hayward (min) Mike Harris (37min) and Mike Harris (min)
Penalty tries
Yellow cards
Red cards
DGs
Commentary
Minute Commentary

80

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80

Big maul from the Reds as they scramble for the line, a pass goes wide into touch. Game Over. 30 - 20 Force wins!

79

Big scrum froom the res on the Force 10m, Penalty. Reds kick it into touch, line out in Force 22

78

play getting scrappy as both teams fighting for the win with a ticking clock

77

Reds defending well under pressure. penalty to the Reds

76

good defense from the force, reds have to kick into touch.

76

Force lineout, they're attacking hard and are up to the Reds 10m

75

Force attacking again, up to the Reds 22. Turnover

74

Hayward adds the extra 2 and makes it 5 out of 6 kicks tonight

73

Force make a break, running the ball all the way for a TRY!

72

Reds kick the ball into touch, lineout on the Force 22

70

10 mins to play reds have a line out on Force 10m. Force defend hard and drive them back

69

Force defending hard after the restart and it pays off, penalty to the Force on the 22

69

Hayward takes the Force into the lead with a PENALTY.

67

Mike Harris kicking for poles, and both teams are tied up 20-20

66

good lineout for the Force, Reds applying pressure. Penalty to the Reds inside the Force 22.

65

Reds turnover the ball and kick it into touch. Force Lineout on the 10m

65

the ball is thrown too far, Reds make a break and Harris passes straight into touch on the fly

64

...the scrum is good and the Force kick it down field , keep possession

63

After a reset scrum, and another reset scrum...

62

Reds maul the ball up a few meters, send it out wide and fumble. scrum to the Force.

61

Scrum to the Force on their 10m . ball goes into touch. Reds lineout

60

Reds have a line out at halfway, Kerevi makes a break but gets taken down hard.

58

Harris looks to add the extra 2 and does! 20-17. close game.

57

Reds maul the ball up to the line a great team TRY

57

Penalty to the Reds inside the Force 22, Force player obstructing.

56

The Reds spread the ball wide but knock it on. Scrum to the Force

56

The ref is chatting the captains about players continuing after the whistle.

55

Reds attack hard, 5m out, but the Force hold them off

54

Reds have the ball and gain ground out wide. Force knock on the ball. Scrum to the Reds on the Force 22

54

Second half substitutions are coming on for both sides

53

Force attacking hard after the restart.

52

The force moves the ball around and gets a penalty for high tackle. TMO called in for off the ball foul play midfield. No further action from TMO. Penalty at the 22

52

Hayward adds the 3 points

50

Force gaining momentum again, moving up to the Reds 10m.

49

Hayward has another go at the poles. pulls is left. disappointment from the home crowd.

48

Reds swing the ball wide, gaining groung through the crash ball up to the 22. Turnover, Force clear it downfield

48

Force attacking hard under advantage. Penalty to the Force

47

small break from Cummins brings the Force up to the halfway. scrum to the Reds

45

Lineout for the force on the halfway, the box kick is charged down but well recovered by the Force.

43

Big shove from the Force and they turnover the ball.Penalty to the Force, Hayward lines up for the posts but is strays to the right.

42

Force making a few small breaks swing the ball wide and knock it on just inside the Reds 22

41

Reds find touch after a huge kick by the force. Lineout on Reds 10m

40

Play back underway.Reds Kick off, Force kick it into touch at the 10m

40

Ball is kicked into touch. Its 17-10 at HALFTIME. Force leading

39

Reds have the ball after the restart. Turnover at the halfway, scrum to the Force

37

Harris lines it up and gets the extra 2.

37

Reds get a PEANLTY and kick for touch. Reds maul the ball after a lineout and Kerevi makes a break and scores a TRY.

35

Scrappy Force lineout and Reds have the ball attacking strong.

34

After kicking back and forth from both sides, the Reds find touch on the Force 10m

32

Lineout at the 22 and a box kick from the Reds. Back and forth kicking from both sides.

30

Scrum to the Reds, ball is passed back and punted forward. well fielded by the Force and they bring the ball quickly back the Reds 22

28

YELLOW CARD for the Force, McMeniman in the bin for 10 minutes

28

Reds turn the ball over. Force holding on at the breakdown. TMO called in for off the ball foul play.

27

Good scrum from the Force and the backline breaks through to the 5m. Reds defence is solid under pressure

26

Force box kick is knocked on by the Reds on the Reds 22

25

Slow ball being played at the breakdown center field by the Force

22

Scrum to the Force just over halfway, a big push and the ball goes to the backline.

21

Penalty to the Reds, Force entering ruck incorrectly. ball is kicked downfield. reds Lineout

19

Turnover and Force makes a huge break . TMO called in to decide on the TRY

18

TRY for the Force! McCalman Gets the try after a TMO decision.

18

Good Scrum for the reds and the swing the ball out wide, making it up the the halfway. Force defence is strong

14

Force attacking hard, unlucky knock on on the Reds 10. Scrum to the Reds

14

Force have a penalty after a Red player is offside. PENALTY points are good.

10

Hayward adds the extra 2 points

9

advantage to the Force and they're up to the 5m. they throw the ball wide and Nick cummins is there to score in the corner. TRY to the Force

7

Harris lines up the shot and the kick is good. 3 points for Reds

5

Reds force a turnover, scrum to the reds on the Force 22

4

Lucas drives the ball forward and finds touch at the force 22 Lineout Force

2

Scrum to the reds, pick and go from the reds but quickly shhut down. lineout to the force.

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Welcome to the live coverage of the Western Force and The Reds. A few key players back from injury, so both sides turning up the heat for this match in Perth

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Welcome to the live coverage of the Western Force and The Reds. A few key players back from injury, so both sides turning up the heat for this one.
Force
Players
15 Jayden Hayward
14 Dane Haylett-Petty
13 Junior Rasolea
12 Chris Tuatara-Morrison
11 Nick Cummins
10 Zack Holmes
9 Ian Prior
8 Ben McCalman
7 Matt Hodgson
6 Brynard Stander
5 Wilhelm Steenkamp
4 Sam Wykes
3 Kieran Longbottom
2 Nathan Charles
1 Pek Cowan

Substitutes
25 Sias Ebersohn
23 Luke Burton
22 Justin Turner
21 Alby Mathewson
20 Chris Alcock
19 Adam Coleman
18 Ollie Hoskins
17 Tetera Faulkner
16 Heath Tessmann
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