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

80'
Conversion

Takaya Motohashi has kicked a conversion.

79'
Try

A wonderful passing move by Japan U20 is finished off by Chuka Ishibashi

78'

Spellbinding play by Takaya Motohashi is finished off with a try.

78'

This is dangerous for the defence as Takaya Motohashi bursts through to advance the Japan U20 attack.

78'
Conversion

Takaya Motohashi has kicked a conversion.

77'
Try

Japan U20 are stopped just a few metres from the try line but Daichi Yoshikawa picks up from the base of the ruck to score the try.

76'

Spellbinding play by Yamato Murata is finished off with a try.

76'

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

75'
Try

A series of passes by Hong Kong U20 results in a try for Justin Eden

74'

A gap opened in the defence and Justin Eden took full advantage.

74'

Toby Hughes played a key part in that try.

74'

A gap opened in the defence and Blake Elliot took full advantage.

73'

A gap opened in the defence and Tasuku Masuyama took full advantage.

73'

A gap opened in the defence and James Kee took full advantage.

71'

Takaya Motohashi curls the ball too far, missing the posts to the left.

70'
Try

A series of passes by Japan U20 results in a try for Kento Iioka

69'

That's a great try assist by Rieto Ito.

69'

A gap opened in the defence and Rieto Ito took full advantage.

69'
Conversion

The Japan U20 supporters go wild as Takaya Motohashi successfully kicks the conversion.

68'
Try

Towa Nunobiki scores the try from close range.

67'

Yamato Murata sets up the try.

67'

Hong Kong U20 sub Toby Hughes comes onto the field.

64'

Theodore Mag departs for Hong Kong U20.

64'
Conversion

The Japan U20 supporters go wild as Takaya Motohashi successfully kicks the conversion.

64'
Try

Japan U20 are only a few metres out, surely they must score! And they do with Rieto Ito touching down.

63'

Spellbinding play by Yamato Murata is finished off with a try.

63'

The defensive line has been broken as Rieto Ito goes through the gap.

63'

Hong Kong U20 sub Marco Conti comes onto the field.

61'

Fritz Gonzales Mahn departs for Hong Kong U20.

61'

Hong Kong U20 sub Justin Eden comes onto the field.

61'

Barnaby Horberry departs for Hong Kong U20.

61'

Japan U20 sub Haruya Kerakawauchi comes onto the field.

61'

Kenshin Shimizu departs for Japan U20.

61'

Japan U20 sub Tasuku Masuyama comes onto the field.

61'

Jingo Takenoshita departs for Japan U20.

61'

The defensive line has been broken as James Kee goes through the gap.

61'
Conversion

The touch judges raise their flags as Takaya Motohashi kicks the conversion.

56'
Try

The forward pack of Japan U20 will be happy with that as the rolling maul barges over for the try.

55'

Camill Cheung comes on for Hong Kong U20.

55'

Stephen Webb leaves the field.

55'

Minjun Koo comes on.

53'

Samuel Martin comes off.

53'

Mitchell Crawford comes on.

53'

David Bennett comes off.

53'

Benedict Sheldon comes on.

53'

Dewi Simons comes off.

53'

Daichi Yoshikawa comes on.

52'

Koki Kawagoe comes off.

52'

Shuntaro Isobe  comes on.

52'

Yotaro Monobe comes off.

52'
Conversion

The touch judges raise their flags as Takaya Motohashi kicks the conversion.

52'
Try

Nothing was going to stop Rieto Ito from scoring as they record the try for Japan U20.

51'

What a run here by Rieto Ito as they get over the gainline!

51'

Yamato Murata sets up the try.

51'

Japan U20 decide to make a substitution, with Rieto Ito getting some game time.

49'

Japan U20 decide to make a substitution, with Ryunosuke Ito being replaced.

49'

Japan U20 decide to make a substitution, with Yamato Murata getting some game time.

49'

Japan U20 decide to make a substitution, with Joji Takaki being replaced.

49'
Conversion

Takaya Motohashi adds the two points for Japan U20.

49'
Try

Slick passing by Japan U20 leads to a try for Jingo Takenoshita.

48'

Jingo Takenoshita makes the break as the defence re-enacts the parting of the red sea.

48'

Yamato Ueda sets up the try.

48'

Yoshiaki Taian makes the break as the defence re-enacts the parting of the red sea.

48'

Takaya Motohashi has hooked the conversion to the right of the posts.

47'
Try

Slick passing by Japan U20 leads to a try for Kento Iioka.

46'

Kento Iioka makes the break as the defence re-enacts the parting of the red sea.

46'

Spellbinding play by Jingo Takenoshita is finished off with a try.

46'
Conversion

Takaya Motohashi adds the two points for Japan U20.

44'
Try

The Japan U20 maul march their way over the white wash for Kenshin Shimizu to touch down.

43'

Japan U20 sub Jinnosuke Mori comes onto the field.

40'

Sojiro Otsuka departs for Japan U20.

40'

The second half kicks off.

40'

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

40'

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

39'
Try

The Japan U20 maul pushes over the tryline as Kenshin Shimizu scores.

38'
Conversion

Blake Elliot does the business as their conversion attempt goes over.

33'
Try

Brilliant skill shown there by Marcus D'Acre as they go over the white wash for a try.

33'

Trouble here as Marcus D'Acre breaches the defence.

33'

Barnaby Horberry sets up the try.

33'
Conversion

Takaya Motohashi does the business as their conversion attempt goes over.

32'
Try

The pressure has finally told as Sojiro Otsuka scores from close range.

30'

Spellbinding play by Joji Takaki is finished off with a try.

30'
Penalty Goal

The touch judges raise their flags as Blake Elliot kicks the penalty goal.

27'

Blake Elliot curls the ball too far, missing the posts to the right.

24'
Try

Hong Kong U20 are stopped just a few metres from the try line but Dominic Hedley picks up from the base of the ruck to score the try.

23'

That's a great try assist by Samuel Martin.

23'
Conversion

Takaya Motohashi makes no mistake with that conversion attempt.

21'
Try

A wonderful passing move by Japan U20 is finished off by Jingo Takenoshita

20'

That's a great try assist by Kohaku Ebisawa.

20'

This is dangerous for the defence as Kohaku Ebisawa bursts through to advance the Japan U20 attack.

20'

Hong Kong U20 make a substitution with Kyran Lacy coming on.

18'

Hong Kong U20 make a substitution with Isaac Campbell-Wu coming off.

18'

More power was needed in that conversion attempt by Takaya Motohashi as it drops short.

18'
Try

What a kick! Kento Iioka takes full advantage to score for Japan U20.

17'

This is dangerous for the defence as Kento Iioka bursts through to advance the Japan U20 attack.

17'

Takaya Motohashi sets up the try.

17'

This is dangerous for the defence as Ryunosuke Ito bursts through to advance the Japan U20 attack.

17'

A gap opened in the defence and Yamato Ueda took full advantage.

14'

Takaya Motohashi has hooked the conversion to the left of the posts.

12'
Try

A bit of individual brilliance by Kohaku Ebisawa leads to a try for Japan U20

11'

A gap opened in the defence and Kohaku Ebisawa took full advantage.

11'

A gap opened in the defence and Kohaku Ebisawa took full advantage.

11'

A gap opened in the defence and Stephen Webb took full advantage.

10'

A gap opened in the defence and Chuka Ishibashi took full advantage.

10'

Takaya Motohashi has hooked the conversion to the left of the posts.

9'
Try

A series of passes by Japan U20 results in a try for Kento Iioka

8'

Takaya Motohashi played a key part in that try.

8'

A gap opened in the defence and Ryunosuke Ito took full advantage.

8'
Yellow Card

Isaac Campbell-Wu (Hong Kong U20) is shown a yellow card

7'

The defensive line has been broken as Kento Iioka goes through the gap.

5'

Takaya Motohashi has hooked the conversion to the left of the posts.

2'
Try

Japan U20 are only a few metres out, surely they must score! And they do with Towa Nunobiki touching down.

1'

Joji Takaki sets up the try.

1'

The defensive line has been broken as Kenshin Shimizu goes through the gap.

0'

We are underway as the referee blows their whistle.

0'
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Match Details

Hong Kong U20 v Japan U20

World Rugby U20 Trophy - Round 1
Tue 2nd July 2024, 06:45am EDT
Hive Stadium

Points Flow Chart

Japan U20 win +85
Japan U20
Hong Kong U20
Japan U20
Time in lead
Hong Kong U20
81
Mins in lead
0
101%
% Of Game In Lead
0%
59%
Possession Last 10 min
41%
14
Points Last 10 min
5

Key Events

Full Time
Motohashi
105 - 20
79'
Ishibashi
103 - 20
78'
Motohashi
98 - 20
77'
Yoshikawa
96 - 20
76'
Eden
74'
91 - 20
Iioka
91 - 15
69'
Motohashi
86 - 15
68'
Nunobiki
84 - 15
67'
Motohashi
79 - 15
64'
Ito
77 - 15
63'
Motohashi
72 - 15
56'
Shimizu
70 - 15
55'
Motohashi
65 - 15
52'
Ito
63 - 15
51'
Motohashi
58 - 15
49'
Takenoshita
56 - 15
48'
Iioka
51 - 15
46'
Motohashi
46 - 15
44'
Shimizu
44 - 15
43'
Half Time
Shimizu
39 - 15
38'
Elliot
33'
34 - 15
D'Acre
33'
34 - 13
Motohashi
34 - 8
32'
Otsuka
32 - 8
30'
Elliot
27'
27 - 8
Hedley
23'
27 - 5
Motohashi
27 - 0
21'
Takenoshita
25 - 0
20'
Iioka
20 - 0
17'
Ebisawa
15 - 0
11'
Iioka
10 - 0
8'
Campbell-Wu
7'
5 - 0
Nunobiki
5 - 0
1'
Start

22m Entries

Avg. Points Scored
5.5
19
Entries
Avg. Points Scored
2.8
7
Entries

Attack Profile

Japan U20
Hong Kong U20
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Defence Profile

Japan U20
Hong Kong U20
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Ruck Speed

0-3 secs
69%
44%
3-6 secs
21%
42%
6+ secs
1%
9%
76
Rucks Won
62

Other Fixtures

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