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

80'

Matthew Devine comes on.

75'

Shane Jennings comes off.

75'
Conversion

Leo Berdeu has kicked a conversion.

74'
Try

A series of passes by Lyon results in a try for Thaakir Abrahams

74'

Thibault Regard played a key part in that try.

74'

A gap opened in the defence and Thibault Regard took full advantage.

74'

A gap opened in the defence and Liam Rimet took full advantage.

73'

Lyon decide to make a substitution, with Ugo Vignolles getting some game time.

70'

Lyon decide to make a substitution, with Mickael Guillard being replaced.

70'

A gap opened in the defence and Thaakir Abrahams took full advantage.

70'
Penalty Goal

The Connacht Rugby supporters go wild as JJ Hanrahan successfully kicks the penalty goal.

67'

Connacht Rugby make a substitution with Eoin de Buitléar coming on.

65'

Connacht Rugby make a substitution with Tadgh McElroy coming off.

65'

Lyon make a substitution with Alfred Parisien coming on.

65'

Lyon make a substitution with Josiah Maraku coming off.

65'

The defensive line has been broken as Tadgh McElroy goes through the gap.

64'

The defensive line has been broken as Thaakir Abrahams goes through the gap.

61'

Connacht Rugby sub Conor Oliver comes onto the field.

60'

Sean Jansen departs for Connacht Rugby.

60'

Connacht Rugby sub Shane Jennings comes onto the field.

60'

Jack Carty departs for Connacht Rugby.

60'

Paulo Tafili comes on for Lyon.

59'

Demba Bamba leaves the field.

59'

Jerome Rey comes on for Lyon.

59'

Hamza Kaabeche leaves the field.

59'

Oisin Dowling comes on for Connacht Rugby.

58'

Darragh Murray leaves the field.

58'

Maxime Gouzou comes on for Lyon.

56'

Romain Taofifenua leaves the field.

56'

Liam Rimet comes on for Lyon.

56'

Martin Page-Relo leaves the field.

56'

Leo Berdeu comes on for Lyon.

56'

Paddy Jackson leaves the field.

56'

David Hawkshaw comes on for Connacht Rugby.

55'

Tom Farrell leaves the field.

55'

Denis Buckley comes on.

53'

Peter Dooley comes off.

53'

Sam Illo comes on.

53'

Dominic Robertson-McCoy comes off.

53'
Conversion

The touch judges raise their flags as Paddy Jackson kicks the conversion.

52'
Try

Nothing was going to stop Mickael Guillard from scoring as they record the try for Lyon.

51'

Guillaume Marchand comes on.

50'

Yanis Charcosset comes off.

50'

Arno Botha makes the break as the defence re-enacts the parting of the red sea.

48'

Thibault Regard makes the break as the defence re-enacts the parting of the red sea.

48'
Conversion

JJ Hanrahan adds the two points for Connacht Rugby.

44'
Try

The Connacht Rugby maul march their way over the white wash for Tadgh McElroy to touch down.

43'

The second half kicks off.

40'

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

40'

Fabulous play by Lyon has led to Mickael Guillard being able to wriggle through a gap.

39'

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

38'
Try

Incisive passing by Connacht Rugby is finished off by Cian Prendergast, as they goes over for the try.

37'

Fabulous play by Connacht Rugby has led to Cian Prendergast being able to wriggle through a gap.

37'

That's a great try assist by Jack Carty.

37'
Penalty Goal

Paddy Jackson has kicked a penalty goal.

35'

Trouble here as Thaakir Abrahams breaches the defence.

29'
Penalty Goal

The touch judges raise their flags as Paddy Jackson kicks the penalty goal.

27'
Conversion

Paddy Jackson makes no mistake with that conversion attempt.

21'
Try

Lyon are stopped just a few metres from the try line but Alexandre Tchaptchet picks up from the base of the ruck to score the try.

20'
Conversion

Paddy Jackson converts the try.

14'
Try

A series of passes by Lyon results in a try for Thaakir Abrahams

13'

A gap opened in the defence and Thaakir Abrahams took full advantage.

13'

Spellbinding play by Josiah Maraku is finished off with a try.

13'

A gap opened in the defence and Alexandre Tchaptchet took full advantage.

11'

JJ Hanrahan has hooked the conversion to the right of the posts.

9'
Try

A stunning solo try from Sean Jansen

7'

The defensive line has been broken as Sean Jansen goes through the gap.

7'

That's a great try assist by Tom Daly.

7'

We are underway as the referee blows their whistle.

0'
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Match Details

Connacht v Lyon

Investec Champions Cup - Round 3
Sat 13th January 2024, 08:00am
Matmut Stadium de Gerland

Points Flow Chart

Lyon win +14
Lyon
Connacht
Lyon
Time in lead
Connacht
67
Mins in lead
6
84%
% Of Game In Lead
8%
86%
Possession Last 10 min
14%
7
Points Last 10 min
0

Key Events

Full Time
Berdeu
34 - 20
74'
Abrahams
32 - 20
74'
Hanrahan
67'
27 - 20
Jackson
27 - 17
52'
Guillard
25 - 17
51'
Hanrahan
44'
20 - 17
McElroy
43'
20 - 15
Half Time
Prendergast
37'
20 - 10
Jackson
20 - 5
35'
Jackson
17 - 5
27'
Jackson
14 - 5
21'
Tchaptchet
12 - 5
20'
Jackson
7 - 5
14'
Abrahams
5 - 5
13'
Jansen
7'
0 - 5
Start

22m Entries

Avg. Points Scored
2.1
13
Entries
Avg. Points Scored
3.3
6
Entries

Attack Profile

Lyon
Connacht
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Defence Profile

Lyon
Connacht
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Ruck Speed

0-3 secs
48%
59%
3-6 secs
38%
20%
6+ secs
11%
15%
93
Rucks Won
61

Other Fixtures

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