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59 - 22
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It's all over! The referee has blown their whistle to end the game.

80'

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

73'
Try

Juarno Augustus scores the try from close range.

72'

Tom James played a key part in that try.

72'

A gap opened in the defence and Tom James took full advantage.

71'

Bulls decide to make a substitution, with Merwe Olivier getting some game time.

70'

Bulls decide to make a substitution, with Cameron Hanekom being replaced.

70'

Northampton Saints make a substitution with Temo Mayanavanua coming on.

68'

Northampton Saints make a substitution with Alex Coles coming off.

68'

Northampton Saints make a substitution with Tom James coming on.

68'

Northampton Saints make a substitution with Alex Mitchell coming off.

68'
Conversion

The Northampton Saints supporters go wild as Fin Smith successfully kicks the conversion.

68'
Try

Alex Mitchell scores the try from close range.

67'

The defensive line has been broken as Ollie Sleightholme goes through the gap.

66'

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

65'

Bulls make a substitution with Chris William Smith coming off.

65'

Bulls make a substitution with Keagan Johannes coming on.

65'

Bulls make a substitution with Zak Burger coming off.

65'

Northampton Saints sub George Furbank comes onto the field.

60'

Fraser Dingwall departs for Northampton Saints.

60'

Jan-Hendrik Wessels comes on for Bulls.

59'

Akker van der Merwe leaves the field.

59'

Cornal Hendricks comes on for Bulls.

59'

Harold Vorster leaves the field.

59'

Paul Hill comes on for Northampton Saints.

57'

Trevor Davison leaves the field.

57'

Alex Waller comes on for Northampton Saints.

57'

Emmanuel Iyogun leaves the field.

57'

What a run here by Alex Mitchell as they get over the gainline!

55'

Lewis Ludlam comes on.

51'

Sam Graham comes off.

51'

Angus Scott-Young comes on.

51'

Courtney Lawes comes off.

51'

Sam Matavesi comes on.

51'

Curtis Langdon comes off.

51'
Conversion

The touch judges raise their flags as Fin Smith kicks the conversion.

51'
Try

A penetrating move by Northampton Saints results in a try for Fraser Dingwall.

50'

What a run here by Fraser Dingwall as they get over the gainline!

50'

Fin Smith sets up the try.

50'

Francois Klopper comes on.

50'

Mornay Smith comes off.

50'

Dylan Smith comes on.

50'

Simphiwe Matanzima comes off.

50'

What a run here by George Hendy as they get over the gainline!

50'

Ollie Sleightholme makes the break as the defence re-enacts the parting of the red sea.

49'
Yellow Card

Cameron Hanekom (Bulls) is shown a yellow card

48'

The right post denies Fin Smith from adding the extras.

48'
Try

Slick passing by Northampton Saints leads to a try for James Ramm.

47'

James Ramm makes the break as the defence re-enacts the parting of the red sea.

47'

Spellbinding play by Fin Smith is finished off with a try.

47'
Conversion

Fin Smith adds the two points for Northampton Saints.

41'
Try

Incisive passing by Northampton Saints is finished off by Alex Coles, as they goes over for the try.

40'

Tommy Freeman played a key part in that try.

40'

Fabulous play by Northampton Saints has led to Tommy Freeman being able to wriggle through a gap.

40'

The second half kicks off.

40'

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

41'
Conversion

Chris William Smith does the business as their conversion attempt goes over.

36'
Try

An interception for Bulls allows Sebastian de Klerk to race clear for the try.

35'

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

35'

Fabulous play by Northampton Saints has led to Fraser Dingwall being able to wriggle through a gap.

34'

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.

32'
Try

Silky skills by Bulls ends with a try for Akker van der Merwe.

31'

Trouble here as Akker van der Merwe breaches the defence.

31'

Spellbinding play by Zak Burger is finished off with a try.

31'
Conversion

Fin Smith makes no mistake with that conversion attempt.

25'
Try

Northampton Saints are stopped just a few metres from the try line but Alex Mitchell picks up from the base of the ruck to score the try.

24'

This is dangerous for the defence as Fin Smith bursts through to advance the Northampton Saints attack.

23'
Conversion

Fin Smith makes no mistake with that conversion attempt.

21'
Try

Ollie Sleightholme goes on their own for a try.

20'

That's a great try assist by Curtis Langdon.

20'
Penalty Goal

Chris William Smith does the business as their penalty goal attempt goes over.

17'
Conversion

Fin Smith converts the try.

15'
Try

A series of passes by Northampton Saints results in a try for Courtney Lawes

15'

Spellbinding play by Alex Coles is finished off with a try.

15'

A gap opened in the defence and Alex Coles took full advantage.

15'
Conversion

Chris William Smith converts the try.

14'
Try

Cameron Hanekom scores the try from close range.

13'

Spellbinding play by Zak Burger is finished off with a try.

13'
Conversion

Fin Smith converts the try.

11'
Try

A bit of individual brilliance by James Ramm leads to a try for Northampton Saints

10'

A gap opened in the defence and James Ramm took full advantage.

10'

Fin Smith played a key part in that try.

10'

The defensive line has been broken as James Ramm goes through the gap.

4'

We are underway as the referee blows their whistle.

0'
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Match Details

Bulls v Northampton

Investec Champions Cup - Quarter Final
Sat 13th April 2024, 03:00pm
cinch Stadium at Franklin's Gardens

Points Flow Chart

 
Northampton
Bulls
Northampton
Time in lead
Bulls
71
Mins in lead
0
88%
% Of Game In Lead
0%
29%
Possession Last 10 min
71%
5
Points Last 10 min
0

Key Events

Full Time
Augustus
59 - 22
72'
Smith
54 - 22
68'
Mitchell
52 - 22
67'
Smith
47 - 22
51'
Dingwall
45 - 22
50'
Hanekom
48'
40 - 22
Ramm
40 - 22
47'
Smith
35 - 22
41'
Coles
33 - 22
40'
Half Time
Smith
36'
28 - 22
de Klerk
35'
28 - 20
van der Merwe
31'
28 - 15
Smith
28 - 10
25'
Mitchell
26 - 10
24'
Smith
21 - 10
21'
Sleightholme
19 - 10
20'
Smith
17'
14 - 10
Smith
14 - 7
15'
Lawes
12 - 7
15'
Smith
14'
7 - 7
Hanekom
13'
7 - 5
Smith
7 - 0
11'
Ramm
5 - 0
10'
Start

22m Entries

Avg. Points Scored
2.8
21
Entries
Avg. Points Scored
2.7
7
Entries

Attack Profile

Northampton
Bulls
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Defence Profile

Northampton
Bulls
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Ruck Speed

0-3 secs
49%
64%
3-6 secs
33%
17%
6+ secs
11%
15%
79
Rucks Won
77

Last 5 Penalties

59'
62'
64'
72'
78'
Northampton
Bulls

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