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

80'

The referee is running towards the posts and a penalty try is given to France.

79'
Yellow Card

Jason Benade (Namibia) is shown a yellow card

79'
Conversion

Thomas Ramos has kicked a conversion.

76'
Try

A wonderful passing move by France is finished off by Melvyn Jaminet

75'

This is dangerous for the defence as Melvyn Jaminet bursts through to advance the France attack.

75'

Gael Fickou played a key part in that try.

75'

Namibia decide to make a substitution, with Haitembu Shifuka getting some game time.

73'

Namibia decide to make a substitution, with Aranos Coetzee being replaced.

73'

A gap opened in the defence and Damian Penaud took full advantage.

70'
Conversion

The France supporters go wild as Thomas Ramos successfully kicks the conversion.

69'
Try

A series of passes by France results in a try for Charles Ollivon

67'

Damian Penaud sets up the try.

67'

A gap opened in the defence and Damian Penaud took full advantage.

67'

Namibia sub Obert Nortje comes onto the field.

64'

Louis van der Westhuizen departs for Namibia.

64'

France sub Yoram Moefana comes onto the field.

64'

Cameron Woki departs for France.

64'
Conversion

The France supporters go wild as Thomas Ramos successfully kicks the conversion.

64'
Try

A stunning solo try from Louis Bielle-Biarrey

63'

The defensive line has been broken as Louis Bielle-Biarrey goes through the gap.

62'

Spellbinding play by Damian Penaud is finished off with a try.

62'

The defensive line has been broken as JC Greyling goes through the gap.

62'

Oela Blaauw comes on for Namibia.

58'

Jacques Theron leaves the field.

58'

Cameron Woki comes on for France.

56'

Paul Boudehent leaves the field.

56'

Alcino Izaacs comes on for Namibia.

55'

Gerswin Mouton leaves the field.

55'
Conversion

The touch judges raise their flags as Thomas Ramos kicks the conversion.

55'
Try

Nothing was going to stop Damian Penaud from scoring as they record the try for France.

54'

That's a great try assist by Thomas Ramos.

54'

What a run here by Melvyn Jaminet as they get over the gainline!

54'

Paul Boudehent comes on.

53'

Anthony Jelonch comes off.

53'

Pierre Bourgarit comes on.

53'

Peato Mauvaka comes off.

53'

Melvyn Jaminet comes on.

53'

Matthieu Jalibert comes off.

53'

What a run here by Louis Bielle-Biarrey as they get over the gainline!

53'

Jason Benade comes on.

50'

Des Sethie comes off.

50'
Conversion

Thomas Ramos adds the two points for France.

47'
Try

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

46'

Baptiste Couilloud makes the break as the defence re-enacts the parting of the red sea.

46'

Spellbinding play by Peato Mauvaka is finished off with a try.

46'

France decide to make a substitution, with Baptiste Couilloud getting some game time.

45'

France decide to make a substitution, with Antoine Dupont being replaced.

45'
Red Card

Johan Deysel (Namibia) is shown the red card

44'

Namibia make a substitution with PJ van Lill coming on.

40'

Namibia make a substitution with Mahepisa Tjeriko coming off.

40'

Namibia make a substitution with Divan Rossouw coming on.

40'

Namibia make a substitution with Andre van der Berg coming off.

40'

Namibia make a substitution with Richard Hardwick coming on.

40'

Namibia make a substitution with Prince Gaoseb coming off.

40'

France make a substitution with Reda Wardi coming on.

40'

France make a substitution with Cyril Baille coming off.

40'

France make a substitution with Dorian Aldegheri coming on.

40'

France make a substitution with Uini Atonio coming off.

40'

France make a substitution with Romain Taofifenua coming on.

40'

France make a substitution with Cameron Woki coming off.

40'

The second half kicks off.

40'

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

41'
Conversion

Thomas Ramos adds the two points for France.

41'
Try

A clever kick there by France allows Louis Bielle-Biarrey to collect the ball and touch down for the try.

40'

Fabulous play by France has led to Louis Bielle-Biarrey being able to wriggle through a gap.

40'

Antoine Dupont played a key part in that try.

40'

Fabulous play by France has led to Thomas Ramos being able to wriggle through a gap.

39'
Conversion

Thomas Ramos does the business as their conversion attempt goes over.

38'
Try

Incisive passing by France is finished off by Antoine Dupont, as they goes over for the try.

37'

That's a great try assist by Damian Penaud.

37'

Fabulous play by France has led to Damian Penaud being able to wriggle through a gap.

37'
Conversion

Thomas Ramos does the business as their conversion attempt goes over.

33'
Try

Silky skills by France ends with a try for Thibaud Flament.

32'

Anthony Jelonch sets up the try.

32'

Trouble here as Anthony Jelonch breaches the defence.

32'

Trouble here as Damian Penaud breaches the defence.

30'
Conversion

Thomas Ramos makes no mistake with that conversion attempt.

26'
Try

The pressure has finally told as Jonathan Danty scores from close range.

25'

Antoine Dupont played a key part in that try.

25'

This is dangerous for the defence as Louis Bielle-Biarrey bursts through to advance the France attack.

23'
Conversion

Thomas Ramos makes no mistake with that conversion attempt.

21'
Try

A wonderful passing move by France is finished off by Damian Penaud

20'

This is dangerous for the defence as Damian Penaud bursts through to advance the France attack.

20'

That's a great try assist by Peato Mauvaka.

20'
Conversion

Thomas Ramos converts the try.

17'
Try

A wonderful passing move by France is finished off by Charles Ollivon

17'

Matthieu Jalibert sets up the try.

16'

This is dangerous for the defence as Matthieu Jalibert bursts through to advance the France attack.

16'

A gap opened in the defence and Gael Fickou took full advantage.

11'
Conversion

Thomas Ramos has kicked a conversion.

9'
Try

A series of passes by France results in a try for Jonathan Danty

8'

Louis Bielle-Biarrey played a key part in that try.

8'

A gap opened in the defence and Louis Bielle-Biarrey took full advantage.

8'

Thomas Ramos has hooked the conversion to the right of the posts.

6'
Try

The kick through from France has allowed Damian Penaud to touch down.

5'

The defensive line has been broken as Damian Penaud goes through the gap.

5'

That's a great try assist by Antoine Dupont.

5'

The defensive line has been broken as Damian Penaud goes through the gap.

0'

We are underway as the referee blows their whistle.

0'
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Bonus Points Awarded

+1
14 Tries scored

Match Details

France v Namibia

Rugby World Cup - Round 3
Thu 21st September 2023, 03:00pm EDT
Orange Velodrome

Points Flow Chart

France win +96
France
Namibia
France
Time in lead
Namibia
77
Mins in lead
0
95%
% Of Game In Lead
0%
79%
Possession Last 10 min
21%
14
Points Last 10 min
0

Key Events

Full Time
Penalty Try
96 - 0
79'
Benade
79'
89 - 0
Ramos
89 - 0
76'
Jaminet
87 - 0
75'
Ramos
82 - 0
69'
Ollivon
80 - 0
67'
Ramos
75 - 0
64'
Bielle-Biarrey
73 - 0
63'
Ramos
68 - 0
55'
Penaud
66 - 0
54'
Ramos
61 - 0
47'
Couilloud
59 - 0
46'
Deysel
44'
54 - 0
Half Time
Ramos
54 - 0
41'
Bielle-Biarrey
52 - 0
40'
Ramos
47 - 0
38'
Dupont
45 - 0
37'
Ramos
40 - 0
33'
Flament
38 - 0
32'
Ramos
33 - 0
26'
Danty
31 - 0
25'
Ramos
26 - 0
21'
Penaud
24 - 0
20'
Ramos
19 - 0
17'
Ollivon
17 - 0
17'
Ramos
12 - 0
9'
Danty
10 - 0
8'
Penaud
5 - 0
5'
Start

Win Probability

France
98%
Draw
0%
Namibia
2%
Ruck-Won by Melvyn Jaminet

Momentum

0'
HT
FT
France
Namibia

22m Entries

Avg. Points Scored
4.8
20
Entries
Avg. Points Scored
0
8
Entries

Attack Profile

France
Namibia
More Less More

Defence Profile

France
Namibia
More Less More

Ruck Speed

0-3 secs
55%
69%
3-6 secs
32%
21%
6+ secs
5%
5%
41
Rucks Won
78

Last 5 Penalties

60'
61'
74'
77'
79'
France
Namibia

Other Fixtures

Comments

3 Comments
C
Cameron 297 days ago

Kudos to Namibia for their stellar performance against France in the Rugby World Cup! Under the expert guidance of ex-Springbok coach, Allister Coetzee, the team showcased extraordinary sportsmanship and a relentless 'never say die' attitude. They went toe-to-toe with one of the rugby giants. Coetzee's influence was evident in their tactical discipline and unity. Despite the outcome, Namibia earned immense respect and proved that they're up for any challenge. Well done, lads! You've made not just Namibia, but the entire rugby community, immensely proud.

A
Al 297 days ago

Games between nations like this are unfair on weaker unions when it comes to world cups tournaments weaker unions should be in the same groups if anything to give them the winning experience and outside of these tournaments the tour other nations to gain the experience . Argentina and italy are classic examples of this and look at them now . better stronger and more understanding

F
Ferard 298 days ago

As a Frenchman I wonder what kind of injury got Dupont. 4 weeks and the best player in the world won't be able to play against SA or Ireland. This is gonna be a tough one...

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