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

80'

Bulls decided to go for goal with Jaco van der Walt taking the penalty goal but their aim is not up to scratch as the ball slides to the left of the post.

75'

Bulls decide to make a substitution, with Jaco van der Walt getting some game time.

72'

Bulls decide to make a substitution, with Chris William Smith being replaced.

72'

There wasn't enough power on that conversion attempt by Paddy Jackson as it drops short of the posts.

72'
Try

A series of passes by Lyon results in a try for Thibault Regard

71'

A gap opened in the defence and Thibault Regard took full advantage.

71'

That's a great try assist by Pierre-Samuel Pacheco.

71'

A gap opened in the defence and Yanis Charcosset took full advantage.

70'
Conversion

The Bulls supporters go wild as Chris William Smith successfully kicks the conversion.

68'
Try

Marco van Staden scores the try from close range.

67'

Bernard van der Linde sets up the try.

67'

Bulls sub Jacob Frederick Nel Van Heerden comes onto the field.

64'

Deon Slabbert departs for Bulls.

64'

Lyon sub Thibault Regard comes onto the field.

64'

Kyle Godwin departs for Lyon.

64'

Bulls sub Sebastian de Klerk comes onto the field.

63'

Henry Immelman departs for Bulls.

63'

Bulls sub Bernard van der Linde comes onto the field.

63'

Zak Burger departs for Bulls.

63'
Conversion

The Lyon supporters go wild as Paddy Jackson successfully kicks the conversion.

62'
Try

Great hands by Lyon leads to a try for Yanis Charcosset

61'

The defensive line has been broken as Yanis Charcosset goes through the gap.

61'

Spellbinding play by Jerome Rey is finished off with a try.

61'

Felix Lambey comes on for Lyon.

57'

Romain Taofifenua leaves the field.

57'

Yanis Charcosset comes on for Lyon.

57'

Liam Coltman leaves the field.

57'

Jerome Rey comes on for Lyon.

55'

Sebastien Taofifenua leaves the field.

55'

What a run here by Sergeal Petersen as they get over the gainline!

53'

Khutha Mchunu comes on.

50'

Mornay Smith comes off.

50'

Dylan Smith comes on.

50'

Simphiwe Matanzima comes off.

50'

Arno Botha comes on.

50'

Jordan Taufua comes off.

50'

Paddy Jackson comes on.

50'

Fletcher Smith comes off.

50'

Baptiste Couilloud comes on.

50'

Martin Page-Relo comes off.

50'

Martin Page-Relo will not be happy with that conversion attempt, as they had the direction but not the power.

46'
Try

Slick passing by Lyon leads to a try for Alfred Parisien.

45'

Alfred Parisien makes the break as the defence re-enacts the parting of the red sea.

45'

Spellbinding play by Kyle Godwin is finished off with a try.

45'

Thaakir Abrahams makes the break as the defence re-enacts the parting of the red sea.

45'

Lyon make a substitution with Valentin Simutoga coming on.

44'

Lyon make a substitution with Feao Fotuaika coming off.

44'
Penalty Goal

Chris William Smith kicks the penalty.

42'

Fabulous play by Bulls has led to Henry Immelman being able to wriggle through a gap.

41'

Bulls make a substitution with Zak Burger coming on.

40'

Bulls make a substitution with Bernard van der Linde coming off.

40'

The second half kicks off.

40'

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

40'

The ball swings towards the posts but floats to the right, Martin Page-Relo will have to re-adjust the radar.

40'
Try

Incisive passing by Lyon is finished off by Pierre-Samuel Pacheco, as they goes over for the try.

38'

That's a great try assist by Fletcher Smith.

38'

Fabulous play by Lyon has led to Martin Page-Relo being able to wriggle through a gap.

38'

Bulls sub Bernard van der Linde comes onto the field.

36'

Zak Burger departs for Bulls.

36'
Penalty Goal

The Bulls supporters go wild as Chris William Smith successfully kicks the penalty goal.

34'

Chris William Smith curls the ball too far, missing the posts to the left.

28'
Try

Silky skills by Bulls ends with a try for Sergeal Petersen.

27'

Trouble here as Sergeal Petersen breaches the defence.

27'

Celimpilo Gumede played a key part in that try.

27'

This is dangerous for the defence as Deon Slabbert bursts through to advance the Bulls attack.

24'
Conversion

Martin Page-Relo makes no mistake with that conversion attempt.

23'
Try

Ethan Dumortier gathers the kick to score the try for Lyon.

22'

This is dangerous for the defence as Ethan Dumortier bursts through to advance the Lyon attack.

22'

That's a great try assist by Fletcher Smith.

22'

This is dangerous for the defence as Sergeal Petersen bursts through to advance the Bulls attack.

18'
Penalty Goal

Chris William Smith makes no mistake with that penalty goal attempt.

11'

A gap opened in the defence and Marvin Okuya took full advantage.

9'
Conversion

Chris William Smith has kicked a conversion.

2'
Try

A stunning solo try from Zak Burger

1'

The defensive line has been broken as Zak Burger goes through the gap.

1'

We are underway as the referee blows their whistle.

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Match Details

Bulls v Lyon

Investec Champions Cup - Round 2
Sat 16th December 2023, 12:30pm EST
Matmut Stadium de Gerland

Points Flow Chart

Lyon win +1
Lyon
Bulls
Lyon
Time in lead
Bulls
16
Mins in lead
65
20%
% Of Game In Lead
81%
26%
Possession Last 10 min
74%
5
Points Last 10 min
0

Key Events

Full Time
Regard
29 - 28
71'
Smith
68'
24 - 28
van Staden
67'
24 - 26
Jackson
24 - 21
62'
Charcosset
22 - 21
61'
Parisien
17 - 21
45'
Smith
42'
12 - 21
Half Time
Pacheco
12 - 18
38'
Smith
34'
7 - 18
Petersen
27'
7 - 15
Page-Relo
7 - 10
23'
Dumortier
5 - 10
22'
Smith
11'
0 - 10
Smith
2'
0 - 7
Burger
1'
0 - 5
Start

22m Entries

Avg. Points Scored
4.1
7
Entries
Avg. Points Scored
2.3
12
Entries

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Defence Profile

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Bulls
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Ruck Speed

0-3 secs
62%
61%
3-6 secs
23%
20%
6+ secs
11%
15%
75
Rucks Won
107

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