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

82'
Conversion

JJ Hanrahan converts the try.

82'
Try

A wonderful passing move by Connacht Rugby is finished off by Cian Prendergast

81'

JJ Hanrahan sets up the try.

81'

This is dangerous for the defence as JJ Hanrahan bursts through to advance the Connacht Rugby attack.

81'

This is dangerous for the defence as Alex Lewington bursts through to advance the Saracens attack.

78'

Diarmuid Kilgallen comes off.

75'

Saracens decide to make a substitution, with Tom Parton getting some game time.

71'

Saracens decide to make a substitution, with Alex Goode being replaced.

71'

Owen Farrell takes the conversion but it hits the upright and bounces away, kick unsuccessful.

71'
Try

Nobody could stop that maul! Theo Dan places the ball down for the try.

70'

Saracens make a substitution with Logovi'i Mulipola coming on.

68'

Saracens make a substitution with Alec Clarey coming off.

68'

JJ Hanrahan curls the ball too far, missing the posts to the left.

67'
Try

Joe Joyce scores the try from close range.

66'

Saracens make a substitution with Toby Knight coming on.

65'

Saracens make a substitution with Juan Martin Gonzalez coming off.

65'
Conversion

The Saracens supporters go wild as Owen Farrell successfully kicks the conversion.

64'
Try

The kick through from Saracens has allowed Olly Hartley to touch down.

63'

Spellbinding play by Alex Goode is finished off with a try.

63'

Connacht Rugby sub Conor Oliver comes onto the field.

62'

Paul Boyle departs for Connacht Rugby.

62'

Connacht Rugby sub Dylan Tierney-Martin comes onto the field.

62'

Dave Heffernan departs for Connacht Rugby.

62'
Conversion

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

61'
Try

Great hands by Connacht Rugby leads to a try for JJ Hanrahan

61'

Spellbinding play by Darragh Murray is finished off with a try.

60'

The defensive line has been broken as Shayne Bolton goes through the gap.

60'

Diarmuid Kilgallen comes on for Connacht Rugby.

59'

John Porch leaves the field.

59'

JJ Hanrahan comes on for Connacht Rugby.

59'

Jack Carty leaves the field.

59'

Michael McDonald comes on for Connacht Rugby.

59'

Caolin Blade leaves the field.

59'

Hugh Tizard comes on for Saracens.

59'

Billy Vunipola leaves the field.

59'
Yellow Card

Maro Itoje (Saracens) is shown a yellow card

59'

Alex Lewington comes on for Saracens.

58'

Sean Maitland leaves the field.

58'

Tom West comes on for Saracens.

58'

Mako Vunipola leaves the field.

58'

Owen Farrell has hooked the conversion to the right of the posts.

58'
Try

Lucio Cinti scores! That alone was worth the admission price!!!

56'

What a run here by Lucio Cinti as they get over the gainline!

56'

Nick Tompkins played a key part in that try.

56'

Jarrad Butler comes on for Connacht Rugby.

55'

Conor Oliver leaves the field.

55'

Theo Dan comes on for Saracens.

55'

Jamie George leaves the field.

55'

Ivan van Zyl comes on for Saracens.

55'

Aled Davies leaves the field.

55'
Conversion

The touch judges raise their flags as Owen Farrell kicks the conversion.

55'
Try

A penetrating move by Saracens results in a try for Sean Maitland.

54'

That's a great try assist by Owen Farrell.

54'
Penalty Goal

Owen Farrell does the business as their penalty goal attempt goes over.

51'
Yellow Card

Cian Prendergast (Connacht Rugby) is shown a yellow card

50'

What a run here by Jamie George as they get over the gainline!

50'

Connacht Rugby decide to make a substitution, with Joe Joyce getting some game time.

47'

Connacht Rugby decide to make a substitution, with Gavin Thornbury being replaced.

47'

Connacht Rugby decide to make a substitution, with Finlay Bealham getting some game time.

47'

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

47'

Connacht Rugby decide to make a substitution, with Denis Buckley getting some game time.

47'

Connacht Rugby decide to make a substitution, with Jordan Duggan being replaced.

47'
Conversion

Owen Farrell adds the two points for Saracens.

43'
Try

A clever kick there by Saracens allows Olly Hartley to collect the ball and touch down for the try.

42'

Olly Hartley makes the break as the defence re-enacts the parting of the red sea.

42'

Alex Goode played a key part in that try.

42'

Sean Maitland makes the break as the defence re-enacts the parting of the red sea.

42'

The second half kicks off.

40'

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

41'

Saracens go for goal with Owen Farrell taking the conversion but their aim is not up to scratch as the ball slides to the left of the post.

41'
Try

The Saracens maul pushes over the tryline as Jamie George scores.

40'
Penalty Goal

Owen Farrell has kicked a penalty goal.

38'

Saracens go for goal with Owen Farrell taking the conversion but their aim is not up to scratch as the ball slides to the left of the post.

33'
Try

It's going to take a miracle to stop this Saracens maul...no miracles today as Jamie George powers over.

32'
Penalty Goal

The touch judges raise their flags as Jack Carty kicks the penalty goal.

28'
Conversion

Jack Carty makes no mistake with that conversion attempt.

25'
Try

Connacht Rugby are stopped just a few metres from the try line but Caolin Blade picks up from the base of the ruck to score the try.

24'
Penalty Goal

Owen Farrell does the business as their penalty goal attempt goes over.

19'

This is dangerous for the defence as Andy Christie bursts through to advance the Saracens attack.

18'
Conversion

Jack Carty converts the try.

13'
Try

Nobody could stop that maul! Bundee Aki places the ball down for the try.

12'

Owen Farrell has hooked the conversion to the right of the posts.

8'
Try

A stunning solo try from Juan Martin Gonzalez

7'

The defensive line has been broken as Juan Martin Gonzalez goes through the gap.

7'

That's a great try assist by Owen Farrell.

7'

The defensive line has been broken as Cian Prendergast goes through the gap.

6'

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

3'

We are underway as the referee blows their whistle.

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Match Details

Connacht v Saracens

Investec Champions Cup - Round 2
Sat 16th December 2023, 08:00am EST
StoneX Stadium

Points Flow Chart

Saracens win +19
Saracens
Connacht
Saracens
Time in lead
Connacht
52
Mins in lead
22
63%
% Of Game In Lead
27%
39%
Possession Last 10 min
61%
5
Points Last 10 min
7

Key Events

Full Time
Hanrahan
82'
55 - 36
Prendergast
81'
55 - 34
Dan
55 - 29
70'
Joyce
66'
50 - 29
Farrell
50 - 24
64'
Hartley
48 - 24
63'
Hanrahan
61'
43 - 24
Hanrahan
61'
43 - 22
Itoje
43 - 17
59'
Cinti
43 - 17
56'
Farrell
38 - 17
55'
Maitland
36 - 17
54'
Farrell
31 - 17
51'
Prendergast
50'
28 - 17
Farrell
28 - 17
43'
Hartley
26 - 17
42'
Half Time
George
21 - 17
40'
Farrell
16 - 17
38'
George
13 - 17
32'
Carty
28'
8 - 17
Carty
25'
8 - 14
Blade
24'
8 - 12
Farrell
8 - 7
19'
Carty
13'
5 - 7
Aki
12'
5 - 5
Gonzalez
5 - 0
7'
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22m Entries

Avg. Points Scored
3
17
Entries
Avg. Points Scored
4.7
7
Entries

Attack Profile

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Defence Profile

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Connacht
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Ruck Speed

0-3 secs
45%
41%
3-6 secs
38%
35%
6+ secs
9%
17%
66
Rucks Won
76

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