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It's all over! The referee has blown their whistle to end the game.

81'

The referee is running towards the posts and a penalty try is given to Bristol Bears.

81'
Yellow Card

Joe Joyce (Connacht Rugby) is shown a yellow card

81'
Penalty Goal

Jack Carty kicks the penalty.

78'

This is dangerous for the defence as Dave Heffernan bursts through to advance the Connacht Rugby attack.

75'

Bristol Bears decide to make a substitution, with James Williams getting some game time.

73'

Bristol Bears decide to make a substitution, with Piers O'Conor being replaced.

73'

Bristol Bears decide to make a substitution, with Sam Grahamslaw getting some game time.

73'

Bristol Bears decide to make a substitution, with Kyle Sinckler being replaced.

73'

Connacht Rugby decide to make a substitution, with Michael McDonald getting some game time.

72'

Connacht Rugby decide to make a substitution, with Caolin Blade being replaced.

72'

Bristol Bears make a substitution with Joe Owen coming on.

66'

Bristol Bears make a substitution with Daniel Thomas coming off.

66'

Bristol Bears sub Piers O'Conor comes onto the field.

63'

James Williams departs for Bristol Bears.

63'

The defensive line has been broken as Kalaveti Ravouvou goes through the gap.

62'

Bristol Bears sub Daniel Thomas comes onto the field.

61'

Fitz Harding departs for Bristol Bears.

61'

Connacht Rugby sub Jack Aungier comes onto the field.

60'

Finlay Bealham departs for Connacht Rugby.

60'

Conor Oliver comes on for Connacht Rugby.

59'

Jarrad Butler leaves the field.

59'

Oran McNulty comes on for Connacht Rugby.

57'

Tiernan O'Halloran leaves the field.

57'

Oisin Dowling comes on for Connacht Rugby.

57'

Niall Murray leaves the field.

57'

What a run here by Kalaveti Ravouvou as they get over the gainline!

57'

Dave Heffernan comes on for Connacht Rugby.

56'

Tadgh McElroy leaves the field.

56'

Peter Dooley comes on.

54'

Denis Buckley comes off.

54'

Finlay Bealham comes on.

54'

Jack Aungier comes off.

54'

James Williams comes on.

52'

Virimi Vakatawa comes off.

52'

Kieran Marmion comes on.

51'

Harry Randall comes off.

51'

What a run here by Virimi Vakatawa as they get over the gainline!

50'

Joe Batley makes the break as the defence re-enacts the parting of the red sea.

47'

Bristol Bears decide to make a substitution, with Max Lahiff getting some game time.

47'

Bristol Bears decide to make a substitution, with Jake Woolmore being replaced.

47'
Conversion

Jack Carty adds the two points for Connacht Rugby.

46'
Try

Slick passing by Connacht Rugby leads to a try for Andrew Smith.

45'

Andrew Smith makes the break as the defence re-enacts the parting of the red sea.

45'

Spellbinding play by Jack Carty is finished off with a try.

45'

Bristol Bears make a substitution with Will Capon coming on.

43'

Bristol Bears make a substitution with Gabriel Oghre coming off.

43'

Connacht Rugby sub Jack Aungier comes onto the field.

40'

Finlay Bealham departs for Connacht Rugby.

40'

The second half kicks off.

40'

The half-time whistle blows and both teams head for the dressing rooms.

40'

Fabulous play by Bristol Bears has led to Fitz Harding being able to wriggle through a gap.

36'

Fabulous play by Bristol Bears has led to Kalaveti Ravouvou being able to wriggle through a gap.

36'

The ball swings towards the posts but floats to the right, Jack Carty will have to re-adjust the radar.

33'
Try

The pressure has finally told as Caolin Blade scores from close range.

32'

Kalaveti Ravouvou comes on for Bristol Bears.

31'

Max Lahiff leaves the field.

31'
Penalty Goal

The Bristol Bears supporters go wild as AJ MacGinty successfully kicks the penalty goal.

31'

Jack Carty comes on.

28'

JJ Hanrahan comes off.

28'

Bristol Bears decide to make a substitution, with Max Lahiff getting some game time.

23'

Bristol Bears decide to make a substitution, with Kalaveti Ravouvou being replaced.

23'

This is dangerous for the defence as David Hawkshaw bursts through to advance the Connacht Rugby attack.

22'

This is dangerous for the defence as Bundee Aki bursts through to advance the Connacht Rugby attack.

22'

Connacht Rugby decide to make a substitution, with Finlay Bealham getting some game time.

20'

Connacht Rugby decide to make a substitution, with Jack Aungier being replaced.

20'
Conversion

JJ Hanrahan makes no mistake with that conversion attempt.

20'
Try

Connacht Rugby are stopped just a few metres from the try line but Jack Aungier picks up from the base of the ruck to score the try.

19'

Niall Murray sets up the try.

19'
Yellow Card

Kyle Sinckler (Bristol Bears) is shown a yellow card

19'

Connacht Rugby sub Jack Aungier comes onto the field.

13'

Finlay Bealham departs for Connacht Rugby.

13'
Red Card

Josh Caulfield (Bristol Bears) is shown the red card

12'

JJ Hanrahan has hooked the conversion to the left of the posts.

8'
Try

Great hands by Connacht Rugby leads to a try for Shayne Bolton

7'

That's a great try assist by Andrew Smith.

7'

The defensive line has been broken as David Hawkshaw goes through the gap.

7'

We are underway as the referee blows their whistle.

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Match Details

Bristol v Connacht

Investec Champions Cup - Round 4
Fri 19th January 2024, 03:00pm EST
Dexcom Stadium

Points Flow Chart

Connacht win +17
Connacht
Bristol
Connacht
Time in lead
Bristol
75
Mins in lead
0
93%
% Of Game In Lead
0%
26%
Possession Last 10 min
74%
3
Points Last 10 min
7

Key Events

Full Time
Penalty Try
81'
27 - 10
Joyce
27 - 3
81'
Carty
27 - 3
78'
Carty
24 - 3
46'
Smith
22 - 3
45'
Half Time
Blade
17 - 3
32'
MacGinty
31'
12 - 3
Hanrahan
12 - 0
20'
Aungier
10 - 0
19'
Sinckler
19'
5 - 0
Caulfield
12'
5 - 0
Bolton
5 - 0
7'
Start

22m Entries

Avg. Points Scored
2.6
9
Entries
Avg. Points Scored
1
10
Entries

Attack Profile

Connacht
Bristol
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Defence Profile

Connacht
Bristol
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Ruck Speed

0-3 secs
66%
51%
3-6 secs
22%
34%
6+ secs
7%
6%
88
Rucks Won
84

Other Fixtures

Comments

1 Comment
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michael 157 days ago

Poor ref decision yellow at worst. French refs very against English teams

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