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  • White, Kimlin,
    Penalty goals: Lealiifano (6),
    Conversions: Lealiifano,
30 - 23

Hurricanes

  • Lee-Lo, Perenara,
    Penalty goals: Barrett (3),
    Conversions: Barrett (2),
  • Super Rugby
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  • 31st May 2013
  • KO 10:40
  • Ground: Canberra Stadium

Brumbies v Hurricanes - Live

Last updated: 31st May 2013  

Full Time Brumbies 30 Hurricanes 23

80 From a ruck 10 metres outside their 22, White passes the ball to Toomua, who puts it into touch when the hooter sounds. The final whistle goes and this win moves the Brumbies to the top of the standings! Credit to the visitors who fought back well and made things difficult in the closing minutes. They were in this match until the end and came close to, at least, gaining a draw. But in the end, the Brumbies deserve this result as they dominated in most facets of play.

77 The 'Canes are trying desperately to get in for another try! Leiua goes on another attacking run but inside the Brumbies' 22 but runs into James Marshall. The referee penalises the visitors for obstruction and the Brumbies get out of jail!

74 Conrad Smith shows great skill when he gathers a pass from Barrett on his bootlaces and gets in at the corner! However, the try is disallowed as the television match official rules that he had a foot in touch!

71 The Canes are on the attack inside the Brumbies' 22 but soon lose possession when Alapati Leiua holds onto the ball on the ground.

Conversion68 CONVERSION, HURRICANES, BARRETT! 30-23. Barrett adds the extras and we're back to a seven-point ball game!

TRY67 TRY, HURRICANES, PERENARA! 30-23. TJ Perenara scores after running onto a pass from Vito off the back of a scrum on the Brumbies' five-metre line!

66 Mark Reddish spots a gap close the Brumbies try-line and tries to force his way over but knocks on in the process.

64 The 'Canes are trying to get back into this game and this time it's their turn to be camped in their opponents' 22! They take the ball through 15 phases but the Brumbies are soon pinned for being offside and Barrett puts the ball out close to their hosts' try-line.

61 CONVERSION, BRUMBIES, LEALIIFANO! 30-16. Lealiifano adds the extras and the home side has a little bit of breathing room now!

TRY60 TRY, BRUMBIES, KIMLIN! 28-16. The Brumbies are camped inside the Hurricanes' 22 again! They take the ball through several phases until Peter Kimlin spots a gap and burrows his way over the try-line!

Penalty57 PENALTY, BRUMBIES, LEALIIFANO! 23-16. Lealiifano adds another penalty after the visitors go offside on defence.

55 Ben May is penalised for illegal scrummaging. White puts the ball into touch just outside the 'Canes' 22.

Penalty53 PENALTY, BRUMBIES, LEALIIFANO! 20-16. Lealiifano succeeds with another three-pointer after Ben May is penalised for slowing the ball down at a ruck.

51 The Brumbies take the ball through several phases inside the 'Canes' 22. The ball eventually comes out wide to Speight, who is tackled into touch by Julian Savea.

Penalty48 PENALTY, HURRICANES, BARRETT! 17-16. Barrett steps up and adds another three-pointer after the Brumbies infringe at a ruck and his side are within a point of taking the lead!.

Penalty45 PENALTY, HURRICANES, BARRETT! 17-13. Barrett punishes a Brumbies infringement at the restart to narrow the gap to four points!

Penalty44 PENALTY, BRUMBIES, LEALIIFANO! 17-10. Lealiifano extends the hosts' lead after the Hurricanes are pinned for being offside.

43 Tevita Kuridrani runs onto an inside pass from Nic White and tries to force his way over the try-line but has the ball knocked from his grasp by Victor Vito!

42 Ben Mowen is in the clear inside the 'Canes' 221 He's over the try-line with three defenders on his back but cannot ground the ball!

40 Barrett gets the second half started with a kick which Joe Tomane gathers inside his 22! He is brought to ground by Alapati Leiua and James Broadhurst.

Half Time Brumbies 14 - 10 Hurricanes

40 The Canes try to launch a counter attack from inside their 22 but Coles knocks on! The hooter sounds to signal half-time, shortly afterwards, and the players head into the sheds. As the scoreline suggests, this is a close contest. The Brumbies held the upperhand early on but the 'Canes have fought back well and are still in this game. It should be an interesting second half.

39 The Brumbies put huge pressure on the 'Canes in a scrum! The visitors' front row capitulates under the pressure and concede a penalty.

37 Barrett spots a gap behind the Brumbies defence and stabs a grubber kick through, but Jesse Mogg is alert and clears his line for the visitors.

Penalty34 PENALTY, BRUMBIES, LEALIIFANO! 14-10. Lealiifano succeeds with another three-pointer after Ben Franks is blown up for illegal scrummaging.

31 The 'Canes front row concede a tap penalty when they push early at a scrum. Brumbies captain Ben Mowen opts to take another set-piece.

29 The Brumbies are on the attack inside the 'Canes' 22 but concede possession when Jack Lam wins a crucial turnover!

28 Savea is penalised for tackling Speight in the air. White kicks for touch and puts the ball out just inside the 'Canes' 22.

Conversion26 CONVERSION, HURRICANES, BARRETT! 11-10. Barrett holds his nerve and lands the place-kick from up against the touchline!

TRY25 TRY, HURRICANES, LEE-LO! 11-8. Reynold Lee-Lo collects a pass from Andre Taylor inside the Brumbies' 22 and after selling Joe Tomane a dummy he barges over in the right-hand corner!

TRY22 TRY, BRUMBIES, WHITE! 11-3. Nic White capitalises error at a line-out close to the Hurricanes' try-line! Dane Coles' throw is missed by all his team-mates and White pounces by collecting at the back of the set-piece and forcing his way over the whitewash!

20 The 'Canes forwards are penalised for collapsing a driving maul at a line-out. White kicks for touch and puts the ball out inside the opposition's 22.

18 Barrett gets a chance to draw his side level from the kicking tee, after the Brumbies are penalised for going offside at a ruck, but his effort is wide of the posts.

17 The Hurricanes try to attack with Julian Savea in midfield but he is stopped in his tracks by a huge hit from Tevita Kuridrani!

14 The Brumbies attack out wide and Matt Toomua and Lealiifano combine to put Henry Speight into space down the touchline! He's eventually brought to ground by a great cover tackle from Conrad Smith.

Penalty11 PENALTY, HURRICANES, BARRETT! 6-3. Beauden Barrett reduces the lead with a penalty after the Brumbies are pinned for a ruck infringement.

Penalty9 PENALTY, BRUMBIES, LEALIIFANO! 6-0. Lealiifano adds another three-pointer after Ben May is pinned for playing Scott Fardy in the air at a line-out.

6 The Hurricanes attack close to the halfway mark but Scott Sio shows his more than just a scrummaging prop when he wins a turnover at a ruck!

Penalty4 PENALTY, BRUMBIES, LEALIIFANO! 3-0. Christian Lealiifano gets the game's first points after the 'Canes are penalised for going offside!

3 The Brumbies take the ball through several phases with their forwards but are met by a wall of yellow Hurricanes defenders!

Kick-off Nic White gets us underway! His kick is gathered by Alapati Leiua who immediately takes on the Brumbies defence. He makes little headway and is stopped just outside his 22.

Team news The Hurricanes are boosted by the return of their captain and outside centre Conrad Smith as well as hooker Dane Coles. The All Blacks duo is joined in the starting line-up by lock James Broadhurst and flanker Brad Shields. Reynold Lee-Lo moves in one spot to inside to make way for Smith. Ash Dixon will be on the bench as the back-up hooker. Mark Reddish comes into the reserves and will be alongside Faifili Levave who swaps places with Shields this week.

Team news Brumbies boss Jake White has named an unchanged matchday 22 for this encounter. This after they claimed a deserved 20-13 win over the Blues last weeekend.

Welcome Hello and welcome to Canberra Stadium for this Super Rugby hit out between our hosts, the Brumbies, and the Hurricanes. The Brumbies are looking to consolidate their position amongst the frontrunners on the table while the 'Canes are keen to secure a play-off place. We'll be back soon with team news.

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