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

80'

Bulls go for goal with Chris William Smith taking the conversion but their aim is not up to scratch as the ball slides to the left of the post.

78'
Try

A wonderful passing move by Bulls is finished off by Sebastian de Klerk

77'

This is dangerous for the defence as Sebastian de Klerk bursts through to advance the Bulls attack.

77'

Spellbinding play by Chris William Smith is finished off with a try.

77'

This is dangerous for the defence as Kurt-Lee Arendse bursts through to advance the Bulls attack.

77'

This is dangerous for the defence as Thaakir Abrahams bursts through to advance the Lyon attack.

75'
Conversion

Chris William Smith has kicked a conversion.

72'
Try

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

70'

That's a great try assist by David Kriel.

70'

A gap opened in the defence and David Kriel took full advantage.

70'

A gap opened in the defence and Nizaam Carr took full advantage.

70'

Bulls make a substitution with Zak Burger coming on.

69'

Bulls make a substitution with Embrose Papier coming off.

69'

Lyon make a substitution with Liam Rimet coming on.

69'

Lyon make a substitution with Martin Page-Relo coming off.

69'

Bulls make a substitution with Nizaam Carr coming on.

69'

Bulls make a substitution with Elrigh Louw coming off.

69'
Conversion

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

69'
Try

David Kriel scores an interception try.

67'

A gap opened in the defence and David Kriel took full advantage.

67'

Lyon sub Ave Jonathan Maalo comes onto the field.

63'

Vivien Devisme departs for Lyon.

63'

Bulls sub Janko Swanepoel comes onto the field.

62'

Ruan Vermaak departs for Bulls.

62'

Ethan Dumortier comes on for Lyon.

59'

Xavier Mignot leaves the field.

59'

Devon Williams comes on for Bulls.

59'

Willie Le Roux leaves the field.

59'

Chris William Smith comes on for Bulls.

59'

Johan Goosen leaves the field.

59'

Paddy Jackson has hooked the conversion to the left of the posts.

56'
Try

Nothing was going to stop Thaakir Abrahams from scoring as they record the try for Lyon.

55'

What a run here by Thaakir Abrahams as they get over the gainline!

55'

Simphiwe Matanzima comes on.

54'

Gerhard Steenekamp comes off.

54'

Maxime Gouzou comes on.

54'

Jordan Taufua comes off.

54'
Conversion

The touch judges raise their flags as Johan Goosen kicks the conversion.

54'
Try

Embrose Papier scores! That alone was worth the admission price!!!

53'

What a run here by Embrose Papier as they get over the gainline!

53'

What a run here by Kurt-Lee Arendse as they get over the gainline!

52'

Arno Botha comes on.

50'

Theo William comes off.

50'

Demba Bamba comes on.

50'

Paulo Tafili comes off.

50'

Johan Goosen has hooked the conversion to the right of the posts.

50'
Try

Slick passing by Bulls leads to a try for Willie Le Roux.

48'

David Kriel sets up the try.

48'

David Kriel makes the break as the defence re-enacts the parting of the red sea.

48'

Bulls decide to make a substitution, with Akker van der Merwe getting some game time.

46'

Bulls decide to make a substitution, with Johan Grobbelaar being replaced.

46'

Bulls decide to make a substitution, with Mornay Smith getting some game time.

46'

Bulls decide to make a substitution, with Wilco Louw being replaced.

46'

The referee has had enough, awarding the penalty try to Lyon.

46'
Yellow Card

Canan Moodie (Bulls) is shown a yellow card

46'

Monty Ioane makes the break as the defence re-enacts the parting of the red sea.

46'

Lyon decide to make a substitution, with Martin Page-Relo getting some game time.

45'

Lyon decide to make a substitution, with Liam Rimet being replaced.

45'

Lyon decide to make a substitution, with Mickael Guillard getting some game time.

45'

Lyon decide to make a substitution, with Loann Goujon being replaced.

45'

Lyon decide to make a substitution, with Yanis Charcosset getting some game time.

45'

Lyon decide to make a substitution, with Guillaume Marchand being replaced.

45'

Lyon sub Liam Rimet comes onto the field.

39'

Martin Page-Relo departs for Lyon.

39'

The second half kicks off.

39'

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

39'

Fabulous play by Lyon has led to Kyle Godwin being able to wriggle through a gap.

39'
Conversion

Johan Goosen does the business as their conversion attempt goes over.

34'
Try

The pick and go results in a try for Bulls as Ruan Vermaak goes over.

33'

Reinhardt Ludwig sets up the try.

33'
Conversion

Paddy Jackson does the business as their conversion attempt goes over.

31'
Try

The pressure has finally told as Martin Page-Relo scores from close range.

30'

Trouble here as Martin Page-Relo breaches the defence.

30'

Trouble here as Paddy Jackson breaches the defence.

29'
Conversion

Johan Goosen makes no mistake with that conversion attempt.

28'
Try

Silky skills by Bulls ends with a try for Marcell Coetzee.

27'

Embrose Papier played a key part in that try.

27'

Trouble here as Canan Moodie breaches the defence.

26'

This is dangerous for the defence as Jordan Taufua bursts through to advance the Lyon attack.

24'
Conversion

Johan Goosen makes no mistake with that conversion attempt.

20'
Try

A wonderful passing move by Bulls is finished off by Embrose Papier

20'

Kurt-Lee Arendse sets up the try.

19'

This is dangerous for the defence as Kurt-Lee Arendse bursts through to advance the Bulls attack.

19'

This is dangerous for the defence as Willie Le Roux bursts through to advance the Bulls attack.

17'
Conversion

Johan Goosen converts the try.

13'
Try

A series of passes by Bulls results in a try for Sebastian de Klerk

12'

A gap opened in the defence and Sebastian de Klerk took full advantage.

12'

Spellbinding play by Willie Le Roux is finished off with a try.

12'

The defensive line has been broken as Jordan Taufua goes through the gap.

7'

The defensive line has been broken as Thaakir Abrahams goes through the gap.

7'

We are underway as the referee blows their whistle.

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Match Details

Bulls v Lyon

Investec Champions Cup - Round 5
Sat 6th April 2024, 07:30am EDT
Loftus Versfeld

Points Flow Chart

Bulls win +40
Bulls
Lyon
Bulls
Time in lead
Lyon
70
Mins in lead
0
88%
% Of Game In Lead
0%
54%
Possession Last 10 min
46%
12
Points Last 10 min
0

Key Events

Full Time
de Klerk
59 - 19
77'
Smith
54 - 19
72'
Smith
52 - 19
70'
Smith
47 - 19
69'
Kriel
45 - 19
67'
Abrahams
55'
40 - 19
Goosen
40 - 14
54'
Papier
38 - 14
53'
Le Roux
33 - 14
48'
Penalty Try
46'
28 - 14
Moodie
28 - 7
46'
Half Time
Goosen
28 - 7
34'
Vermaak
26 - 7
33'
Jackson
31'
21 - 7
Page-Relo
30'
21 - 5
Goosen
21 - 0
28'
Coetzee
19 - 0
27'
Goosen
14 - 0
20'
Papier
12 - 0
20'
Goosen
7 - 0
13'
de Klerk
5 - 0
12'
Start

22m Entries

Avg. Points Scored
4.9
12
Entries
Avg. Points Scored
2.3
8
Entries

Attack Profile

Bulls
Lyon
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Defence Profile

Bulls
Lyon
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Ruck Speed

0-3 secs
54%
54%
3-6 secs
31%
24%
6+ secs
12%
15%
80
Rucks Won
65

Last 5 Penalties

58'
61'
65'
75'
79'
Bulls
Lyon

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