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- 27th Apr 2013
- KO 10:40
- Ground: Canberra Stadium
Brumbies v Force - Live
Full Time Brumbies 41 Western Force 7
80 The Force attack inside the Brumbies' half but concede a turnover and Ian Prior boots the ball into touch. That brings proceedings to a close and the homeside's win moves them into top spot on the table! It was an entertaining affair but in the end the Brumbies had too much firepower for the hapless visitors. The men from Perth will have to go back to the drawing board as they were under the cosh from the start until the end.
77 Robbie Coleman fields a kick, just inside his half, and sets off on an attacking run. He tries to get past Godwin but the Force midfielder brings him to ground with a text-book tackle!
75 CONVERSION, WESTERN FORCE, HAYWARD! 41-7. Jayden Hayward succeeds with the two-pointer to add some respectability to the visitors' scorer.
74 TRY, WESTERN FORCE, HODGSON! 41-5. Force skipper Matt Hodgson barges over the try-line, from close quarters, after the Force launch a drive from the back of the line-out!
72 Force replacment back Winston Stanley comes on for Junior Rasolea but is forced to return to the bench after just two minutes when he injures his shoulder!
69 TRY, BRUMBIES, SILIVA! 41-0. Siliva Siliva crashes over in the corner after taking a low pass from Lealiifano.
65 The Brumbies are back on the attack and are soon inside the Force's half. tumua makes a break and the ball comes out to Robbie Coleman, who goes on a run down the right-hand touchline. After setting up a couple of phases the ball comes out to Ruaidhri Murphy, who knocks on with the try-line beckoning!
61 Peter Kimlin is pinned for sealing off at a ruck. Force captain calls for a scrum just outside the Brumbies' try-line.
59 George Smith is pinned for playing the ball on the ground. Norton-Knight kicks for touch and puts the ball out inside the Brumbies' 22. Will they be able to score from this?
56 The Force's front-row are penalised for illegal scrummaging. Lealiifano puts the ball into touch inside the Force's 22.
52 CONVERSION, BRUMBIES, LEALIIFANO! 36-0. Lealiifano adds another two-pointer from up against the touchline!
51 TRY, BRUMBIES, TOMANE! 34-0. Matt Toomua attacks the gain-line and manages to free his hands, despite the attentions of two defenders, and gets a pass away to Joe Tomane who scores in the corner!
48 White launches a box kick for Speight to chase. The ball has a wicked bounce and rolls into touch inside the Force's 22.
44 YELLOW CARD, BRUMBIES, MOORE! Stephen Moore will spend the next 10 minutes on the sidelines after being penalised for deliberatly slowing the Force's ball down at a ruck.
43 The Force are on the attack inside the Brumbies' 22! Godwin and Sam Wykes both go close to scoring but the Brumbies' defence holds firm.
40 Norton-Knight gets the second half underway with a deep hanging kick which Joe Tomane gathers. He sets up a ruck just inside his 22.
Half Time Brumbies 29 Western Force 0
40 CONVERSION, BRUMBIES, LEALIIFANO! 29-0. Lealiifano adds another another two-pointer from up against the touchline to put the hosts further in front! Norton-Knight restarts the game with a hanging kick-off. The Brumbies struggle to gather but the hooter goes soon afterward to bring proceedings to a halt for the first half. It's been a one-sided affair and the Brumbies have already secured their try-scoring bonus-point! The Force will have to do serious introspection and front up after the break, if they want to gain anything from this match.
39 TRY, BRUMBIES, SPEIGHT! 27-0. Speight scores his second try in the right-hand corner after doing well to hold onto a difficult pass from George Smith!
36 Toomua puts a grubber kick through for Speight to chase but Patrick Dellit saves the day for the Force when he dives onto the loose ball!
32 The Force try to attack from a scrum on the Brumbies' five-metre line but make little progress when Matt Toomua puts in a crunching tackle on Godwin, who soon concedes a turnover!
29 Norton-Knight puts the Force onto the attack with a kick into touch after Peter Kimlin is blown up for playing Sam Wykes in the air at a line-out.
26 CONVERSION, BRUMBIES, LEALIIFANO! 22-0. Lealiifano steps up and lands another two-pointer!
25 TRY, BRUMBIES, KURIDRANI! 20-0 Tevita Kuridrani runs onto a pass from White and beats three defenders before dotting down in the right-hand corner!
24 It's all Brumbies at the moment! They are camped inside the Force's 22 and are hammering away at the visitors' try-line! When will the dam wall burst?
21 PENALTY, BRUMBIES, LEALIIFANO! 15-0. Lealiifano pushes the hosts further in front after Richard Brown infringes at a ruck.
18 CONVERSION, BRUMBIES, LEALIIFANO! 12-0. Christian Lealiifano adds the extras to extend the home side's lead!
17 TRY, BRUMBIES, SPEIGHT! 10-0. Henry Speight attacks the line at pace and takes a perfectly-weighted pass from White before bursting through a tackle to score under the posts!
14 The Brumbies try to atack from inside their half but lose momentum when Matt Hodgson catches Nic White in possession behind a ruck.
11 The Force are awarded a line-out but lose possession when Heath Tessman's throw-in is crooked.
7 Sam Norton-Knight kicks for touch but he is outside his 22 and when the ball sails directly into touch the Brumbies gain the initiative with a line-out about 25 metres from the force's try-line!
5 TRY, BRUMBIES, MOGG! 5-0. The Brumbies attack off the back of a line-out and Fotu Auelua takes out several defenders with a barnstorming run! The ball comes out to the backs and Mogg gets in for an easy try out wide!
3 The Western Force are doing most of the attacking during the early stages. They set up several phases and are soon just outside the Brumbies' 22.
Kick-off And we're off! Jesse Mogg gets us started with a deep hanging kick. Kyle Godwin gathers inside his 22 where he runs into several Brumbies forwards.
Team news The Force have recalled Kyle Godwin, Salesi Ma'afu and Ben McCalman for this clash. Ma'afu will pack down in the Western Australian front-row alongside fellow Wallaby prop Pek Cowan and hooker Heath Tessmann, while McCalman will renew his back-row trinity with Matt Hodgson and Richard Brown. Godwin will team up in the midfield with Junior Rasolea.
Team news Brumbies coach Jake White has made just one change to his team to face the Force, with Scott Sio at loosehead prop in the place of Dan Palmer.
Welcome Hello and welcome to the Canberra Stadium for this Super Rugby deby between Australian rivals the Brumbies, who are our hosts, and the Western Force. We'll be back soon with team news!
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