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34 - 21
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It's all over! The referee has blown their whistle to end the game.

80'

This is dangerous for the defence as Ben Vellacott bursts through to advance the Edinburgh Rugby attack.

77'

A gap opened in the defence and Duhan van der Merwe took full advantage.

71'
Conversion

Jeremy Fernandez has kicked a conversion.

70'
Try

Leone Nakarawa scores the try from close range.

70'

Castres Olympique make a substitution with Theo Chabouni coming on.

69'

Castres Olympique make a substitution with Geoffrey Palis coming off.

69'

A gap opened in the defence and Nathanael Hulleu took full advantage.

68'

Edinburgh Rugby make a substitution with Mark Bennett coming on.

67'

Edinburgh Rugby make a substitution with Matt Currie coming off.

67'
Conversion

The Castres Olympique supporters go wild as Geoffrey Palis successfully kicks the conversion.

66'
Try

Castres Olympique are only a few metres out, surely they must score! And they do with Wayan de Benedittis touching down.

66'

Edinburgh Rugby sub Robin Hislop comes onto the field.

62'

Pierre Schoeman departs for Edinburgh Rugby.

62'

Marshall Sykes comes on for Edinburgh Rugby.

59'

Grant Gilchrist leaves the field.

59'

Ben Vellacott comes on for Edinburgh Rugby.

59'

Ali Price leaves the field.

59'
Conversion

The touch judges raise their flags as Ben Healy kicks the conversion.

59'
Try

Duhan van der Merwe scores! That alone was worth the admission price!!!

58'

What a run here by Duhan van der Merwe as they get over the gainline!

58'

Ben Healy played a key part in that try.

58'

Vilimoni Botitu comes on for Castres Olympique.

56'

Pierre Popelin leaves the field.

56'

Luke Crosbie comes on for Edinburgh Rugby.

56'

Jamie Ritchie leaves the field.

56'

Baptiste Delaporte comes on for Castres Olympique.

56'

Abraham Papali'i leaves the field.

56'

Jeremy Fernandez comes on for Castres Olympique.

56'

Gauthier Doubrere leaves the field.

56'

What a run here by Hamish Watson as they get over the gainline!

55'

What a run here by James Lang as they get over the gainline!

54'

Leone Nakarawa comes on.

52'

Florent Vanverberghe comes off.

52'

Adrien Seguret makes the break as the defence re-enacts the parting of the red sea.

49'

Edinburgh Rugby decide to make a substitution, with Dave Cherry getting some game time.

49'

Edinburgh Rugby decide to make a substitution, with Ewan Ashman being replaced.

49'

Castres Olympique make a substitution with Abraham Papali'i coming on.

41'

Castres Olympique make a substitution with Aurelien Azar coming off.

41'

Edinburgh Rugby make a substitution with D'Arcy Rae coming on.

41'

Edinburgh Rugby make a substitution with Javan Sebastian coming off.

41'

Castres Olympique make a substitution with Wayan de Benedittis coming on.

40'

Castres Olympique make a substitution with Lois Guerois-Galisson coming off.

40'

Castres Olympique make a substitution with Loris Zarantonello coming on.

40'

Castres Olympique make a substitution with Pierre Colonna coming off.

40'

The second half kicks off.

40'

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

40'
Conversion

Ben Healy does the business as their conversion attempt goes over.

38'
Try

Incisive passing by Edinburgh Rugby is finished off by Matt Currie, as they goes over for the try.

37'

Fabulous play by Edinburgh Rugby has led to Matt Currie being able to wriggle through a gap.

37'

That's a great try assist by Ben Healy.

37'
Conversion

Ben Healy does the business as their conversion attempt goes over.

36'
Try

What an effort there by Ali Price as they score the try.

35'

Fabulous play by Edinburgh Rugby has led to Ali Price being able to wriggle through a gap.

35'

Hamish Watson sets up the try.

35'

Wilfrid Hounkpatin comes on for Castres Olympique.

33'

Abraham Papali'i leaves the field.

33'
Yellow Card

Aurelien Azar (Castres Olympique) is shown a yellow card

30'
Penalty Goal

Ben Healy adds the points for Edinburgh Rugby.

22'

Ben Healy curls the ball too far, missing the posts to the left.

18'
Try

A wonderful passing move by Edinburgh Rugby is finished off by Duhan van der Merwe

17'

This is dangerous for the defence as Duhan van der Merwe bursts through to advance the Edinburgh Rugby attack.

17'

Ben Healy sets up the try.

17'

Darcy Graham comes on for Edinburgh Rugby.

9'

Harry Paterson leaves the field.

9'

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

8'
Red Card

Adrea Cocagi (Castres Olympique) is shown the red card

7'

Ben Healy has hooked the conversion to the right of the posts.

7'
Try

Great hands by Edinburgh Rugby leads to a try for Wes Goosen

5'

That's a great try assist by Ben Healy.

5'
Conversion

Pierre Popelin has kicked a conversion.

2'
Try

A stunning solo try from Antoine Bouzerand

1'

The defensive line has been broken as Antoine Bouzerand goes through the gap.

1'

The defensive line has been broken as Duhan van der Merwe goes through the gap.

1'

We are underway as the referee blows their whistle.

0'
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Match Details

Castres v Edinburgh

Challenge Cup - Round 2
Sat 16th December 2023, 08:00am EST
Hive Stadium

Points Flow Chart

Edinburgh win +13
Edinburgh
Castres
Edinburgh
Time in lead
Castres
65
Mins in lead
16
81%
% Of Game In Lead
20%
78%
Possession Last 10 min
22%
0
Points Last 10 min
7

Key Events

Full Time
Fernandez
70'
34 - 21
Nakarawa
70'
34 - 19
Palis
66'
34 - 14
de Benedittis
66'
34 - 12
Healy
34 - 7
59'
van der Merwe
32 - 7
58'
Half Time
Healy
27 - 7
38'
Currie
25 - 7
37'
Healy
20 - 7
36'
Price
18 - 7
35'
Azar
30'
13 - 7
Healy
13 - 7
22'
van der Merwe
10 - 7
17'
Cocagi
7'
5 - 7
Goosen
5 - 7
5'
Popelin
2'
0 - 7
Bouzerand
1'
0 - 5
Start

22m Entries

Avg. Points Scored
2.2
14
Entries
Avg. Points Scored
2.1
10
Entries

Attack Profile

Edinburgh
Castres
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Defence Profile

Edinburgh
Castres
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Ruck Speed

0-3 secs
41%
38%
3-6 secs
36%
40%
6+ secs
19%
18%
75
Rucks Won
77

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