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43 - 17
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It's all over! The referee has blown their whistle to end the game.

80'
Conversion

Marcus Smith has kicked a conversion.

79'
Try

Harlequins are stopped just a few metres from the try line but Andre Esterhuizen picks up from the base of the ruck to score the try.

77'

Spellbinding play by Mak Wilson is finished off with a try.

77'

Ethan Lloyd comes on.

76'

Tomos Williams comes off.

76'

Harlequins decide to make a substitution, with Mak Wilson getting some game time.

74'

Harlequins decide to make a substitution, with Simon Kerrod being replaced.

74'

Harlequins decide to make a substitution, with Will Hobson getting some game time.

71'

Harlequins decide to make a substitution, with Santiago Garcia Botta being replaced.

71'

Cardiff Rugby decide to make a substitution, with Ioan Evans getting some game time.

71'

Cardiff Rugby decide to make a substitution, with Uilisi Halaholo being replaced.

71'

Cardiff Rugby make a substitution with Rhys Anstey coming on.

69'

Cardiff Rugby make a substitution with Alun Lawrence coming off.

69'

Cardiff Rugby make a substitution with Geraint James coming on.

68'

Cardiff Rugby make a substitution with Will Davies-King coming off.

68'

Marcus Smith curls the ball too far, missing the posts to the right.

68'
Try

Alex Dombrandt scores the try from close range.

67'

Harlequins make a substitution with Lewis Gjaltema coming on.

66'

Harlequins make a substitution with Danny Care coming off.

66'

The defensive line has been broken as Luke Northmore goes through the gap.

65'

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

65'

Cardiff Rugby sub Ellis Jenkins comes onto the field.

64'

Sam Moore departs for Cardiff Rugby.

64'

Cardiff Rugby sub Ryan Wilkins comes onto the field.

64'

Cameron Winnett departs for Cardiff Rugby.

64'

Cardiff Rugby sub Nathan Evans comes onto the field.

64'

Rowan Jenkins departs for Cardiff Rugby.

64'
Conversion

The Harlequins supporters go wild as Marcus Smith successfully kicks the conversion.

64'
Try

The kick through from Harlequins has allowed Joe Marchant to touch down.

62'

The defensive line has been broken as Joe Marchant goes through the gap.

62'

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

62'

Harlequins sub Louis Lynagh comes onto the field.

61'

Cadan Murley departs for Harlequins.

61'

Harlequins sub Viliami Taulani comes onto the field.

61'

Tom Lawday departs for Harlequins.

61'
Conversion

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

59'
Try

Nothing was going to stop Alex Dombrandt from scoring as they record the try for Harlequins.

57'

Danny Care played a key part in that try.

57'

Alun Rees comes on.

52'

Evan Yardley comes off.

52'

Alex Mann comes on.

50'

Ellis Jenkins comes off.

50'

Harlequins decide to make a substitution, with Luke Northmore getting some game time.

49'

Harlequins decide to make a substitution, with Huw Jones being replaced.

49'

Harlequins decide to make a substitution, with Matt Symons getting some game time.

49'

Harlequins decide to make a substitution, with Stephan Lewies being replaced.

49'

Josh Adams makes the break as the defence re-enacts the parting of the red sea.

45'

Fabulous play by Cardiff Rugby has led to Theo Cabango being able to wriggle through a gap.

41'

The second half kicks off.

40'

Harlequins sub Jack Musk comes onto the field.

40'

Jack Walker departs for Harlequins.

40'

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

40'

Cardiff Rugby decided to go for goal with Dan Fish taking the drop goal but their aim is not up to scratch as the ball slides to the left of the post.

39'

Cardiff Rugby decided to go for goal with Tomos Williams taking the drop goal but their aim is not up to scratch as the ball slides to the left of the post.

38'

Cardiff Rugby go for goal with Tomos Williams taking the conversion but their aim is not up to scratch as the ball slides to the left of the post.

35'
Try

What an effort there by Theo Cabango as they score the try.

33'

Fabulous play by Cardiff Rugby has led to Theo Cabango being able to wriggle through a gap.

33'

Seb Davies sets up the try.

33'

Trouble here as Tomos Williams breaches the defence.

32'
Penalty Goal

The touch judges raise their flags as Marcus Smith kicks the penalty goal.

28'

This is dangerous for the defence as Theo Cabango bursts through to advance the Cardiff Rugby attack.

23'

This is dangerous for the defence as Uilisi Halaholo bursts through to advance the Cardiff Rugby attack.

21'
Conversion

Marcus Smith converts the try.

19'
Try

A wonderful passing move by Harlequins is finished off by Marcus Smith

18'

Alex Dombrandt sets up the try.

18'

This is dangerous for the defence as Marcus Smith bursts through to advance the Harlequins attack.

18'

Tomos Williams curls the ball too far, missing the posts to the left.

17'
Try

James Botham scores the try from close range.

16'

A gap opened in the defence and Rey Lee-Lo took full advantage.

14'
Conversion

Marcus Smith converts the try.

10'
Try

A series of passes by Harlequins results in a try for Danny Care

9'

A gap opened in the defence and Danny Care took full advantage.

9'

Jack Kenningham played a key part in that try.

9'
Yellow Card

Josh Adams (Cardiff Rugby) is shown a yellow card

9'

The defensive line has been broken as Andre Esterhuizen goes through the gap.

7'
Conversion

Tomos Williams has kicked a conversion.

5'
Try

Great hands by Cardiff Rugby leads to a try for Cameron Winnett

4'

That's a great try assist by Dan Fish.

4'

The defensive line has been broken as Seb Davies goes through the gap.

1'
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Match Details

Cardiff Rugby v Harlequins

Investec Champions Cup - Round 2
Sat 18th December 2021, 08:00am EST
Twickenham Stoop

Points Flow Chart

Harlequins win +26
Harlequins
Cardiff Rugby
Harlequins
Time in lead
Cardiff Rugby
38
Mins in lead
8
48%
% Of Game In Lead
10%
77%
Possession Last 10 min
23%
7
Points Last 10 min
0

Key Events

Full Time
Smith
43 - 17
79'
Esterhuizen
41 - 17
77'
Dombrandt
36 - 17
67'
Smith
31 - 17
64'
Marchant
29 - 17
62'
Smith
24 - 17
59'
Dombrandt
22 - 17
57'
Half Time
Cabango
33'
17 - 17
Smith
17 - 12
28'
Smith
14 - 12
19'
Smith
12 - 12
18'
Botham
16'
7 - 12
Smith
7 - 7
10'
Care
5 - 7
9'
Adams
9'
0 - 7
Williams
5'
0 - 7
Winnett
4'
0 - 5
Start

22m Entries

Avg. Points Scored
3.5
12
Entries
Avg. Points Scored
1.4
12
Entries

Attack Profile

Harlequins
Cardiff Rugby
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Defence Profile

Harlequins
Cardiff Rugby
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Ruck Speed

0-3 secs
41%
55%
3-6 secs
33%
32%
6+ secs
22%
5%
78
Rucks Won
77

Other Fixtures

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