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

80'

Leicester Tigers go for goal with Freddie Burns taking the conversion but their aim is not up to scratch as the ball slides to the left of the post.

80'
Try

A wonderful passing move by Leicester Tigers is finished off by Hosea Saumaki

79'

Spellbinding play by Freddie Burns is finished off with a try.

78'
Conversion

Freddie Burns has kicked a conversion.

72'
Try

Nobody could stop that maul! Charlie Clare places the ball down for the try.

71'

A gap opened in the defence and Hosea Saumaki took full advantage.

69'

Leicester Tigers make a substitution with Nephi Leatigaga coming on.

67'

Leicester Tigers make a substitution with Joe Heyes coming off.

67'

Connacht Rugby make a substitution with Matthew Burke coming on.

65'

Connacht Rugby make a substitution with Jack Aungier coming off.

65'

Connacht Rugby sub Paul Boyle comes onto the field.

61'

Jarrad Butler departs for Connacht Rugby.

61'

Connacht Rugby sub Caolin Blade comes onto the field.

61'

Kieran Marmion departs for Connacht Rugby.

61'

Connacht Rugby sub Tietie Tuimauga comes onto the field.

61'

Matthew Burke departs for Connacht Rugby.

61'

Connacht Rugby sub Tom Farrell comes onto the field.

60'

Matt Healy departs for Connacht Rugby.

60'

Hosea Saumaki comes on for Leicester Tigers.

58'

Jack van Poortvliet comes on for Leicester Tigers.

57'

Kini Murimurivalu leaves the field.

58'
Conversion

The touch judges raise their flags as Freddie Burns kicks the conversion.

56'
Try

A penetrating move by Leicester Tigers results in a try for Kini Murimurivalu.

55'

That's a great try assist by Freddie Steward.

55'

What a run here by Dan Kelly as they get over the gainline!

54'

Richard Wigglesworth leaves the field.

57'

Ultan Dillane comes on.

52'

Oisin Dowling comes off.

52'

Connacht Rugby decide to make a substitution, with Jack Aungier getting some game time.

49'

Connacht Rugby decide to make a substitution, with Finlay Bealham being replaced.

49'
Conversion

Jack Carty adds the two points for Connacht Rugby.

49'
Try

Slick passing by Connacht Rugby leads to a try for Tiernan O'Halloran.

48'

John Porch sets up the try.

48'

Leicester Tigers decide to make a substitution, with Charlie Clare getting some game time.

47'

Leicester Tigers decide to make a substitution, with Nic Dolly being replaced.

47'

Leicester Tigers decide to make a substitution, with Dan Kelly getting some game time.

47'

Leicester Tigers decide to make a substitution, with Juan Pablo Socino being replaced.

47'

Connacht Rugby decide to make a substitution, with Dave Heffernan getting some game time.

47'

Connacht Rugby decide to make a substitution, with Shane Delahunt being replaced.

47'

John Porch makes the break as the defence re-enacts the parting of the red sea.

46'
Conversion

Jack Carty adds the two points for Connacht Rugby.

44'
Try

The defence are desperately trying to hold out here but it was to no avail as Kieran Marmion dots the ball down from close range.

43'
Yellow Card

Tommy Reffell (Leicester Tigers) is shown a yellow card

42'

Fabulous play by Connacht Rugby has led to Matthew Burke 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.

40'

Trouble here as Kini Murimurivalu breaches the defence.

28'
Conversion

Jack Carty makes no mistake with that conversion attempt.

27'
Try

The pressure has finally told as Cian Prendergast scores from close range.

27'

Bundee Aki played a key part in that try.

27'
Conversion

Jack Carty converts the try.

16'
Try

A series of passes by Connacht Rugby results in a try for Tiernan O'Halloran

15'

A gap opened in the defence and Tiernan O'Halloran took full advantage.

15'

Spellbinding play by Matt Healy is finished off with a try.

15'

Jack Carty steps up to take the penalty but pulls it wide and to the right.

13'

A gap opened in the defence and Conor Oliver took full advantage.

12'

Freddie Burns hits the right post with the conversion, failing to add the two points.

10'
Try

The kick through from Leicester Tigers has allowed Kini Murimurivalu to touch down.

9'

A gap opened in the defence and Kini Murimurivalu took full advantage.

9'

Freddie Burns played a key part in that try.

9'

Freddie Burns has hooked the conversion to the left of the posts.

3'
Try

Leicester Tigers are only a few metres out, surely they must score! And they do with Joe Heyes touching down.

2'

We are underway as the referee blows their whistle.

0'
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Match Details

Connacht v Leicester

Investec Champions Cup - Round 3
Sat 15th January 2022, 10:15am EST
The Sportsground

Points Flow Chart

Leicester win +1
Connacht
Leicester
Connacht
Time in lead
Leicester
52
Mins in lead
27
65%
% Of Game In Lead
34%
79%
Possession Last 10 min
21%
0
Points Last 10 min
12

Key Events

Full Time
Saumaki
79'
28 - 29
Burns
72'
28 - 24
Clare
71'
28 - 22
Burns
56'
28 - 17
Murimurivalu
55'
28 - 15
Carty
28 - 10
49'
O'Halloran
26 - 10
48'
Carty
21 - 10
44'
Marmion
19 - 10
43'
Reffell
42'
14 - 10
Half Time
Carty
14 - 10
27'
Prendergast
12 - 10
27'
Carty
7 - 10
16'
O'Halloran
5 - 10
15'
Murimurivalu
9'
0 - 10
Heyes
2'
0 - 5
Start

22m Entries

Avg. Points Scored
3.5
8
Entries
Avg. Points Scored
2.4
12
Entries

Attack Profile

Connacht
Leicester
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Defence Profile

Connacht
Leicester
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Ruck Speed

0-3 secs
42%
50%
3-6 secs
39%
25%
6+ secs
17%
22%
73
Rucks Won
62

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