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

80'

Sale Sharks decide to make a substitution, with Nic Schonert getting some game time.

72'

Sale Sharks decide to make a substitution, with Coenie Oosthuizen being replaced.

72'

Sale Sharks decide to make a substitution, with Arron Reed getting some game time.

72'

Sale Sharks decide to make a substitution, with Tom O'Flaherty being replaced.

72'
Penalty Goal

Jarrod Evans has kicked a penalty goal.

71'

Cardiff Rugby make a substitution with Ben Thomas coming on.

66'

Cardiff Rugby make a substitution with Max Llewellyn coming off.

66'

Cardiff Rugby sub James Ratti comes onto the field.

64'

Josh Turnbull departs for Cardiff Rugby.

64'

Cardiff Rugby sub Seb Davies comes onto the field.

64'

Teddy Williams departs for Cardiff Rugby.

64'

Sale Sharks sub Josh Beaumont comes onto the field.

64'

Daniel du Preez departs for Sale Sharks.

64'
Conversion

The Sale Sharks supporters go wild as George Ford successfully kicks the conversion.

63'
Try

Sale Sharks are only a few metres out, surely they must score! And they do with Ewan Ashman touching down.

62'

Sam Dugdale comes on for Sale Sharks.

59'

Jono Ross leaves the field.

59'
Penalty Goal

George Ford adds the points for Sale Sharks.

58'

What a run here by Tom Roebuck as they get over the gainline!

55'

Dillon Lewis comes on.

54'

Keiron Assiratti comes off.

54'

Rhys Carré comes on.

54'

Corey Domachowski comes off.

54'

Kristian Dacey comes on.

53'

Liam Belcher comes off.

53'

Coenie Oosthuizen comes on.

53'

Nic Schonert comes off.

53'

Ewan Ashman comes on.

53'

Akker van der Merwe comes off.

53'

Raffi Quirke comes on.

52'

Gus Warr comes off.

52'
Conversion

The touch judges raise their flags as George Ford kicks the conversion.

52'
Try

A penetrating move by Sale Sharks results in a try for Tom Roebuck.

51'

What a run here by Tom Roebuck as they get over the gainline!

51'

Joe Carpenter sets up the try.

51'

What a run here by Daniel du Preez as they get over the gainline!

50'

Sale Sharks decide to make a substitution, with Jono Ross getting some game time.

49'

Sale Sharks decide to make a substitution, with Coenie Oosthuizen being replaced.

49'

Tomos Williams makes the break as the defence re-enacts the parting of the red sea.

47'

Daniel du Preez makes the break as the defence re-enacts the parting of the red sea.

47'

Mason Grady makes the break as the defence re-enacts the parting of the red sea.

44'
Penalty Goal

Rhys Priestland kicks the penalty.

43'

Sale Sharks make a substitution with Simon McIntyre coming on.

40'

Sale Sharks make a substitution with Bevan Rodd coming off.

40'

Sale Sharks make a substitution with Coenie Oosthuizen coming on.

40'

Sale Sharks make a substitution with Jono Ross coming off.

40'

The second half kicks off.

40'

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

43'
Conversion

Jarrod Evans adds the two points for Cardiff Rugby.

43'
Try

A clever kick there by Cardiff Rugby allows Josh Adams to collect the ball and touch down for the try.

42'

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

42'

Jarrod Evans played a key part in that try.

42'
Yellow Card

Nic Schonert (Sale Sharks) is shown a yellow card

42'

Fabulous play by Cardiff Rugby has led to Rhys Priestland being able to wriggle through a gap.

36'

Fabulous play by Cardiff Rugby has led to Owen Lane being able to wriggle through a gap.

35'

Fabulous play by Cardiff Rugby has led to Max Llewellyn being able to wriggle through a gap.

35'

The ball swings towards the posts but floats to the right, Jarrod Evans will have to re-adjust the radar.

34'
Try

Silky skills by Cardiff Rugby ends with a try for Josh Adams.

33'

Rhys Priestland sets up the try.

32'

Trouble here as Rhys Priestland breaches the defence.

32'

Trouble here as Thomas Young breaches the defence.

32'
Penalty Goal

The touch judges raise their flags as George Ford kicks the penalty goal.

29'
Conversion

Jarrod Evans makes no mistake with that conversion attempt.

20'
Try

Cardiff Rugby are stopped just a few metres from the try line but Corey Domachowski picks up from the base of the ruck to score the try.

19'

This is dangerous for the defence as Corey Domachowski bursts through to advance the Cardiff Rugby attack.

19'

Tomos Williams sets up the try.

19'

This is dangerous for the defence as Mason Grady bursts through to advance the Cardiff Rugby attack.

19'
Conversion

George Ford converts the try.

16'
Try

Akker van der Merwe scores the try from close range.

15'

A gap opened in the defence and Mason Grady took full advantage.

13'
Penalty Goal

Jarrod Evans kicks the penalty.

9'

The defensive line has been broken as Ben Curry goes through the gap.

4'

The defensive line has been broken as Tom O'Flaherty goes through the gap.

4'

Thomas Young comes on.

2'

Lopeti Timani comes off.

2'

We are underway as the referee blows their whistle.

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Match Details

Cardiff Rugby v Sale

Challenge Cup - Round 5
Sat 1st April 2023, 03:00pm EDT
Cardiff Arms Park

Points Flow Chart

Cardiff Rugby win +1
Cardiff Rugby
Sale
Cardiff Rugby
Time in lead
Sale
57
Mins in lead
12
69%
% Of Game In Lead
14%
44%
Possession Last 10 min
56%
3
Points Last 10 min
0

Key Events

Full Time
Evans
28 - 27
71'
Ford
63'
25 - 27
Ashman
62'
25 - 25
Ford
58'
25 - 20
Ford
52'
25 - 17
Roebuck
51'
25 - 15
Priestland
25 - 10
43'
Half Time
Evans
22 - 10
43'
Adams
20 - 10
42'
Schonert
42'
15 - 10
Adams
15 - 10
33'
Ford
29'
10 - 10
Evans
10 - 7
20'
Domachowski
8 - 7
19'
Ford
16'
3 - 7
van der Merwe
15'
3 - 5
Evans
3 - 0
9'
Start

22m Entries

Avg. Points Scored
2.4
9
Entries
Avg. Points Scored
2.6
8
Entries

Attack Profile

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Defence Profile

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Sale
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Ruck Speed

0-3 secs
64%
59%
3-6 secs
22%
17%
6+ secs
6%
17%
72
Rucks Won
57

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