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

80'

This is dangerous for the defence as Byron Ralston bursts through to advance the Connacht Rugby attack.

79'
Conversion

JJ Hanrahan has kicked a conversion.

77'
Try

Connacht Rugby are stopped just a few metres from the try line but Shamus Hurley-Langton picks up from the base of the ruck to score the try.

77'
Conversion

Chris William Smith has kicked a conversion.

73'
Try

A series of passes by Bulls results in a try for Chris William Smith

72'

Simphiwe Matanzima played a key part in that try.

72'

A gap opened in the defence and Tiernan O'Halloran took full advantage.

70'

Connacht Rugby make a substitution with Caolin Blade coming on.

67'

Connacht Rugby make a substitution with Colm Reilly coming off.

67'

Bulls make a substitution with Cyle Brink coming on.

67'

Bulls make a substitution with Elrigh Louw coming off.

67'

Bulls make a substitution with Chris William Smith coming on.

66'

Bulls make a substitution with Jaco van der Walt coming off.

66'
Conversion

The Bulls supporters go wild as Jaco van der Walt successfully kicks the conversion.

66'
Try

Bulls are only a few metres out, surely they must score! And they do with David Kriel touching down.

65'

The defensive line has been broken as Jan-Hendrik Wessels goes through the gap.

65'

Connacht Rugby sub Peter Dooley comes onto the field.

61'

Denis Buckley departs for Connacht Rugby.

61'

Connacht Rugby sub JJ Hanrahan comes onto the field.

61'

Jack Carty departs for Connacht Rugby.

61'

Niall Murray comes on for Connacht Rugby.

58'

Joe Joyce leaves the field.

58'

Sam Illo comes on for Connacht Rugby.

58'

Finlay Bealham leaves the field.

58'

Canan Moodie comes on for Bulls.

58'

Stedman Gans leaves the field.

58'

Simphiwe Matanzima comes on for Bulls.

58'

Gerhard Steenekamp leaves the field.

58'

Marco van Staden comes on for Bulls.

58'

Akker van der Merwe leaves the field.

58'

Mornay Smith comes on for Bulls.

58'

Wilco Louw leaves the field.

58'

Embrose Papier comes on for Bulls.

58'

Zak Burger leaves the field.

58'
Conversion

The touch judges raise their flags as Jaco van der Walt kicks the conversion.

57'
Try

Nothing was going to stop Nizaam Carr from scoring as they record the try for Bulls.

56'

Zak Burger played a key part in that try.

56'
Yellow Card

Conor Oliver (Connacht Rugby) is shown a yellow card

55'

Dylan Tierney-Martin comes on.

50'

Tadgh McElroy comes off.

50'

Conor Oliver comes on.

50'

Oisin Dowling comes off.

50'

Bulls decide to make a substitution, with Jan-Hendrik Wessels getting some game time.

48'

Bulls decide to make a substitution, with Marco van Staden being replaced.

48'
Conversion

Jack Carty adds the two points for Connacht Rugby.

47'
Try

The defence are desperately trying to hold out here but it was to no avail as Tadgh McElroy dots the ball down from close range.

46'

Bulls decide to make a substitution, with Janko Swanepoel getting some game time.

45'

Bulls decide to make a substitution, with Ruan Nortje being replaced.

45'
Yellow Card

Akker van der Merwe (Bulls) is shown a yellow card

43'

Jack Carty makes the break as the defence re-enacts the parting of the red sea.

43'

Bulls make a substitution with Elrigh Louw coming on.

40'

Bulls make a substitution with Cyle Brink coming off.

40'

Bulls make a substitution with Akker van der Merwe coming on.

40'

Bulls make a substitution with Jan-Hendrik Wessels coming off.

40'

Connacht Rugby make a substitution with Sean O'Brien coming on.

40'

Connacht Rugby make a substitution with Sean Jansen coming off.

40'

The second half kicks off.

40'

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

40'
Conversion

Jaco van der Walt does the business as their conversion attempt goes over.

39'
Try

Incisive passing by Bulls is finished off by Willie Le Roux, as they goes over for the try.

38'

That's a great try assist by Sebastian de Klerk.

38'

Fabulous play by Bulls has led to Sebastian de Klerk being able to wriggle through a gap.

38'

Bulls sub Jan-Hendrik Wessels comes onto the field.

36'

Akker van der Merwe departs for Bulls.

36'
Conversion

Jack Carty does the business as their conversion attempt goes over.

35'
Try

Incisive passing by Connacht Rugby is finished off by Diarmuid Kilgallen, as they goes over for the try.

34'

Cathal Forde sets up the try.

34'

Fabulous play by Connacht Rugby has led to Cathal Forde being able to wriggle through a gap.

34'
Conversion

Jaco van der Walt does the business as their conversion attempt goes over.

33'
Try

Silky skills by Bulls ends with a try for Ruan Nortje.

32'

Trouble here as Ruan Nortje breaches the defence.

32'

Zak Burger sets up the try.

32'
Penalty Goal

The Connacht Rugby supporters go wild as Jack Carty successfully kicks the penalty goal.

31'

Cyle Brink comes on for Bulls.

30'

Elrigh Louw leaves the field.

30'
Penalty Goal

The touch judges raise their flags as Jaco van der Walt kicks the penalty goal.

28'
Conversion

Jaco van der Walt makes no mistake with that conversion attempt.

20'
Try

Bulls are stopped just a few metres from the try line but Elrigh Louw picks up from the base of the ruck to score the try.

19'

Jaco van der Walt has hooked the conversion to the right of the posts.

13'
Try

A series of passes by Bulls results in a try for Akker van der Merwe

11'

Ruan Nortje played a key part in that try.

11'

A gap opened in the defence and Ruan Nortje took full advantage.

11'
Penalty Goal

Jaco van der Walt kicks the penalty.

9'
Penalty Goal

Jack Carty kicks the penalty.

7'

We are underway as the referee blows their whistle.

0'
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Match Details

Bulls v Connacht

Sat 25th November 2023, 10:00am EST

Points Flow Chart

Bulls win +26
Bulls
Connacht
Bulls
Time in lead
Connacht
71
Mins in lead
2
89%
% Of Game In Lead
3%
33%
Possession Last 10 min
67%
7
Points Last 10 min
7

Key Events

Full Time
Hanrahan
77'
53 - 27
Hurley-Langton
77'
53 - 25
Smith
53 - 20
73'
Smith
51 - 20
72'
van der Walt
46 - 20
66'
Kriel
44 - 20
65'
van der Walt
39 - 20
57'
Carr
37 - 20
56'
Oliver
55'
32 - 20
Carty
47'
32 - 20
McElroy
46'
32 - 18
van der Merwe
32 - 13
43'
Half Time
van der Walt
32 - 13
39'
Le Roux
30 - 13
38'
Carty
35'
25 - 13
Kilgallen
34'
25 - 11
van der Walt
25 - 6
33'
Nortje
23 - 6
32'
Carty
31'
18 - 6
van der Walt
18 - 3
28'
van der Walt
15 - 3
20'
Louw
13 - 3
19'
van der Merwe
8 - 3
11'
van der Walt
3 - 3
9'
Carty
7'
0 - 3
Start

22m Entries

Avg. Points Scored
4.5
11
Entries
Avg. Points Scored
4.5
6
Entries

Attack Profile

Bulls
Connacht
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Defence Profile

Bulls
Connacht
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Ruck Speed

0-3 secs
71%
69%
3-6 secs
15%
19%
6+ secs
11%
8%
78
Rucks Won
101

Other Fixtures

Comments

1 Comment
H
Hendrik 238 days ago

Is this Europe timeframe, what time will the game be in North America ?

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