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39 - 8

Brumbies

  • Super Rugby
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  • 28th Jun 2014
  • KO 10:40
  • Ground: Allianz Stadium, Sydney

Waratahs v Brumbies - Live

Last updated: 28th June 2014  

Full Time Full-time: Waratahs 39-8 Brumbies

TRY79 TRY, WARATAHS, PALU. 39-8. A try to finish and it's Palu the deserved try-scorer after an initial Hooper break. Beale has missed the touchline conversion.

78 This game is fizzling out on halfway as the 'Tahs know they are up to top spot while the Brumbies realised a while ago they are a beaten side. They will look to work on things in next week's bye.

Penalty75 PENALTY, WARATAHS, BEALE. 34-8. More points for the 'Tahs as Beale kicks from in front. The lead grows.

73 So it's now all about pride for the Brumbies as they attack 35 metres out. However, their desperation has seen them force a pass so possession is coughed up.

Conversion70 CONVERSION, WARATAHS, FOLEY. 31-8. Two more points as Alofa-Alofa comes off after scoring the fourth.

TRY69 TRY, WARATAHS, ALOFA-ALOFA. 29-8. Folau is just too good as he holds two defenders to give his wing the space to dive over on the right touchline. Superb.

66 So it is now a mountain to climb for the Brumbies, who are defending again on halfway and could be in trouble here. Ashley-Cooper breaks down the left before Horne should send over Phipps. He doesn't.

Conversion63 CONVERSION, WARATAHS, FOLEY. 24-8. Two more for him.

TRY61 TRY, WARATAHS, FOLEY. 22-8. A dummy from five out sees the Wallaby number ten stroll over. Nice try.

Yellow Card60 YELLOW CARD, BRUMBIES, AUELUA. Brumbies replacement Fotu Auelua is the victim of an ongoing team offence and goes to the bin as he slowed down Waratahs ball.

59 Scrum penalty for the Brumbies. They needed that!

58 And it almost goes the way of the Waratahs after an unbelievable carry from Folau saw him have several Brumbies on his back. TMO says it is inconclusive, as play restarts with a Waratahs five-metre scrum.

56 But the Brumbies get out of jail as obstruction has handed the visitors a relieving penalty, which is cleared. Next score will be critical in this game.

55 Final warning for the Brumbies as they continue to slow down Waratahs ball. The hosts look to turn the screw here as they kick to touch, twelve metres out.

53 Can the Brumbies compound that miss as they tap and go from a penalty just inside their own half? Wing Speight runs hard but they're now stuck on halfway.

50 The nine-point gap is almost put back to twelve though pretty quickly as Murphy is penalised for failing to roll away. Luckily for the Brumbies, Foley is off-target as Skelton enters the fray.

Penalty47 PENALTY, BRUMBIES, LEALIIFANO. 17-8. Foley is now caught offside so up steps Lealiifano from 30 out.

45 Walsh gets a call from his assistant that the 'Tahs have knocked on so here's a chance for the Brumbies to launch an attack. 40 metres out, fairly central.

Penalty44 PENALTY, WARATAHS, FOLEY. 17-5. A scrum penalty is won by the 'Tahs so here's Foley to extend matters.

41 Welcome back to the action and it's early ball for the Waratahs after a knock-on. 20 metres out here.

Half Time Half-time: Waratahs 14-5 Brumbies

39 But that setback is being equalled if not beaten by the Brumbies line-out, with a third throw called not straight. They are really missing Moore and Siliva.

38 A bad minute for the Waratahs as Beale misses three points from distance and they also lose flank Dave Dennis to a knee injury. Waratahs ball on halfway.

36 Well the hosts almost hit back straight away with Foley slicing through on the 22. However, his pass goes to Speight so the Brumbies survive...for now.

33 So how will that try lift the Brumbies and can the Waratahs - notably Folau - shake it off and bounce back? 'Tahs throw just inside opposition territory.

31 The difficult conversion is missed by Lealiifano.

TRY30 TRY, BRUMBIES, MOGG. 14-5. A try out of nothing as Mogg out-jumps Folau in the corner for a key score.

27 No, is the short answer as the 'Tahs clear through Foley. And it gets worse again at lineout time for the Brumbies as their throw on halfway is crooked.

25 Rare and welcome ball for the Brumbies soon follows though as they set up camp on the home 22. Now, can they unlock the home defence, thus cutting the lead?

23 Line-out isn't straight from Ruaidhri Murphy so the day gets worse for the Brumbies. Waratahs put-in on their own ten-metre with plenty of width available.

Conversion20 CONVERSION, WARATAHS, FOLEY. 14-0. The lead grows.

TRY19 TRY, WARATAHS, ALOFA-ALOFA. 12-0. Intercept score from his own ten-metre and there was no catching him. The Brumbies are hit with a double setback.

Conversion17 CONVERSION, WARATAHS, FOLEY. 7-0. Decent strike.

TRY16 TRY, WARATAHS, ROBINSON. 5-0. They're over. A short sneak from the loosehead prop opens the scoring.

15 But here come the Waratahs after Brumbies fly-half Lealiifano is offside. Foley kicks to the corner, five metres out here with big runners all hungry.

13 Rodney Iona replaces Kuridrani as the game remains scoreless, with the 'Tahs packing down on halfway. No, an early engage so it's now a Brumbies put-in.

10 There could well be another casualty to add to the Brumbies' growing injury list as Kuridrani takes a head knock. He walks off for the concussion test.

9 Handling error from the Brumbies after that line-out leads to kick tennis that is won by Mogg and how. A fine touch-finder from the Brumby into the corner.

7 Potgieter has been busy with carries early on but this time he is caught isolated, so the Brumbies drill the ball into the home 22. Line-out coming.

5 Lealiifano has hit the post with his first penalty attempt so the Brumbies blow an opportunity to take an early lead. They still have territory however.

3 A late change to mention as Clyde Rathbone starts on the wing in place of the injured Andrew Smith. That means Robbie Coleman has shifted to inside centre.

2 Too much on a kick from Nic White means play will restart with a 'Tahs 22 drop-out. Decent start as these two teams look to shine after the June Tests.

1 We are off as the smoke begins to clear in Sydney.

International players Israel Folau, Adam Ashley-Cooper, Kurtley Beale, Rob Horne, Bernard Foley, Nick Phipps, Wycliff Palu, Michael Hooper, Sekope Kepu and Tatafu Polota-Nau all return to the XV while Will Skelton is on the bench for the 'Tahs.

Hello and welcome to our coverage of this Australian derby between the Waratahs and Brumbies. The 'Tahs sit top of their local conference but have a chance to lead the overall standings with a victory today.

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