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14 - 38
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It's all over! The referee has blown their whistle to end the game.

81'

Izan Esterhuizen comes on.

79'

Reinhard Nothnagel comes off.

79'
Conversion

Jordan Hendrikse has kicked a conversion.

79'
Try

A wonderful passing move by Lions is finished off by Morne van den Berg

78'

Spellbinding play by Edwill van der Merwe is finished off with a try.

78'

This is dangerous for the defence as Edwill van der Merwe bursts through to advance the Lions attack.

78'

Morne van den Berg comes on.

77'

Sanele Nohamba comes off.

77'

Stean Pienaar comes on.

77'

Erich Cronje comes off.

77'

This is dangerous for the defence as Cathal Forde bursts through to advance the Connacht Rugby attack.

76'

A gap opened in the defence and Jack Carty took full advantage.

74'

A gap opened in the defence and Paul Boyle took full advantage.

73'

A gap opened in the defence and Byron Ralston took full advantage.

73'

Jordan Hendrikse curls the ball too far, missing the posts to the left.

71'

Lions make a substitution with Hanru Sirgel coming on.

69'

Lions make a substitution with JC Pretorius coming off.

69'
Try

A series of passes by Lions results in a try for Francke Horn

69'

That's a great try assist by Edwill van der Merwe.

69'

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

69'

Connacht Rugby make a substitution with Colm Reilly coming on.

66'

Connacht Rugby make a substitution with Caolin Blade coming off.

66'

Connacht Rugby sub Paul Boyle comes onto the field.

63'

Sean O'Brien departs for Connacht Rugby.

63'
Conversion

The Lions supporters go wild as Jordan Hendrikse successfully kicks the conversion.

63'
Try

A stunning solo try from Erich Cronje

62'

The defensive line has been broken as Erich Cronje goes through the gap.

62'

Spellbinding play by Sanele Nohamba is finished off with a try.

62'

Morgan Naude comes on for Lions.

56'

Jean-Pierre Smith leaves the field.

56'

Jaco Visagie comes on for Lions.

56'

PJ Botha leaves the field.

56'

Jack Carty comes on for Connacht Rugby.

56'

JJ Hanrahan leaves the field.

56'
Conversion

The touch judges raise their flags as JJ Hanrahan kicks the conversion.

55'
Try

A penetrating move by Connacht Rugby results in a try for JJ Hanrahan.

55'

What a run here by JJ Hanrahan as they get over the gainline!

55'

That's a great try assist by David Hawkshaw.

55'

Darragh Murray comes on.

53'

Joe Joyce comes off.

53'

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

50'

Connacht Rugby decide to make a substitution, with Tadgh McElroy being replaced.

50'

Connacht Rugby decide to make a substitution, with Sam Illo getting some game time.

49'

Connacht Rugby decide to make a substitution, with Jack Aungier being replaced.

49'

Connacht Rugby decide to make a substitution, with Jordan Duggan getting some game time.

49'

Connacht Rugby decide to make a substitution, with Denis Buckley being replaced.

49'
Conversion

Jordan Hendrikse adds the two points for Lions.

49'
Try

Edwill van der Merwe intercepts and has a clean run to the tryline.

48'

Edwill van der Merwe makes the break as the defence re-enacts the parting of the red sea.

48'

The second half kicks off.

40'

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

43'

Andrew Smith makes the break as the defence re-enacts the parting of the red sea.

43'

Fabulous play by Lions has led to Jean-Pierre Smith being able to wriggle through a gap.

36'

Jordan Hendrikse curls the ball too far, missing the posts to the left.

27'
Try

It's going to take a miracle to stop this Lions maul...no miracles today as JC Pretorius powers over.

25'

This is dangerous for the defence as Erich Cronje bursts through to advance the Lions attack.

24'

Lions make a substitution with Conraad van Vuuren coming on.

18'

Lions make a substitution with Emmanuel Tshituka coming off.

18'

This is dangerous for the defence as Caolin Blade bursts through to advance the Connacht Rugby attack.

17'

Connacht Rugby make a substitution with Shamus Hurley-Langton coming on.

17'

Connacht Rugby make a substitution with Conor Oliver coming off.

17'
Conversion

JJ Hanrahan converts the try.

16'
Try

Cian Prendergast scores the try from close range.

16'
Red Card

Asenathi Ntlabakanye (Lions) is shown the red card

16'

A gap opened in the defence and JC Pretorius took full advantage.

12'

Darrien-Lane Landsberg comes on for Lions.

9'

Etienne Oosthuizen leaves the field.

9'
Conversion

Jordan Hendrikse has kicked a conversion.

7'
Try

Great hands by Lions leads to a try for Francke Horn

6'

That's a great try assist by Jean-Pierre Smith.

6'

We are underway as the referee blows their whistle.

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Match Details

Connacht v Lions

United Rugby Championship - Round 12
Sat 23rd March 2024, 01:15pm EDT
Dexcom Stadium

Points Flow Chart

Lions win +24
Connacht
Lions
Connacht
Time in lead
Lions
0
Mins in lead
69
0%
% Of Game In Lead
82%
66%
Possession Last 10 min
34%
0
Points Last 10 min
7

Key Events

Full Time
Hendrikse
79'
14 - 38
van den Berg
78'
14 - 36
Horn
69'
14 - 31
Hendrikse
63'
14 - 26
Cronje
62'
14 - 24
Hanrahan
14 - 19
55'
Hanrahan
12 - 19
55'
Hendrikse
49'
7 - 19
van der Merwe
48'
7 - 17
Half Time
Pretorius
25'
7 - 12
Hanrahan
7 - 7
16'
Prendergast
5 - 7
16'
Ntlabakanye
16'
0 - 7
Hendrikse
7'
0 - 7
Horn
6'
0 - 5
Start

22m Entries

Avg. Points Scored
2.3
6
Entries
Avg. Points Scored
3.4
11
Entries

Attack Profile

Connacht
Lions
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Defence Profile

Connacht
Lions
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Ruck Speed

0-3 secs
39%
32%
3-6 secs
43%
47%
6+ secs
15%
17%
107
Rucks Won
89

Last 5 Penalties

40'
42'
51'
60'
70'
Connacht
Lions

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