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

80'

South Africa U20 go for goal with Jean Smith taking the conversion but their aim is not up to scratch as the ball slides to the left of the post.

76'
Try

South Africa U20 are stopped just a few metres from the try line but Coetzee Le Roux picks up from the base of the ruck to score the try.

75'

Ireland U20 decide to make a substitution, with Matty Lynch getting some game time.

73'

Ireland U20 decide to make a substitution, with James Nicholson being replaced.

73'

Ireland U20 decide to make a substitution, with Danny Sheahan getting some game time.

73'

Ireland U20 decide to make a substitution, with Gus McCarthy being replaced.

73'

Ireland U20 decide to make a substitution, with Dan Barron getting some game time.

73'

Ireland U20 decide to make a substitution, with Brian Gleeson being replaced.

73'

Ireland U20 decide to make a substitution, with Oscar Cawley getting some game time.

71'

Ireland U20 decide to make a substitution, with Fintan Gunne being replaced.

71'

Ireland U20 decide to make a substitution, with George Hadden getting some game time.

71'

Ireland U20 decide to make a substitution, with Paddy McCarthy being replaced.

71'
Penalty Goal

Sam Prendergast has kicked a penalty goal.

71'

South Africa U20 make a substitution with Damian Markus coming on.

69'

South Africa U20 make a substitution with Michael Annies coming off.

69'

South Africa U20 make a substitution with Asad Moos coming on.

67'

South Africa U20 make a substitution with Jurenzo Julius coming off.

67'

Ireland U20 make a substitution with Fiachna Barrett coming on.

66'

Ireland U20 make a substitution with Ronan Foxe coming off.

66'
Conversion

The Ireland U20 supporters go wild as Sam Prendergast successfully kicks the conversion.

66'
Try

Great hands by Ireland U20 leads to a try for Sam Berman

65'

The defensive line has been broken as Sam Berman goes through the gap.

65'

Henry McErlean sets up the try.

65'

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

65'

South Africa U20 sub Abulele Ndabambi comes onto the field.

64'

Corne Beets departs for South Africa U20.

64'

South Africa U20 sub SJ Kotze comes onto the field.

64'

Juann Else departs for South Africa U20.

64'

Ireland U20 sub Evan O'Connell comes onto the field.

64'

Charlie Irvine departs for Ireland U20.

64'
Conversion

The Ireland U20 supporters go wild as Sam Prendergast successfully kicks the conversion.

61'
Try

A pinpoint kick has enabled James Nicholson to score the try.

59'

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

59'

Sam Prendergast played a key part in that try.

59'

Zachary Porthen comes on.

50'

Dian Heunis comes off.

50'

Phatu Ganyane comes on.

50'

Corne Lavagna comes off.

50'
Conversion

The touch judges raise their flags as Sam Prendergast kicks the conversion.

50'
Try

Nobody was going to stop Brian Gleeson from scoring that try!

49'

Conor O'Tighearnaigh sets up the try.

49'

Ireland U20 decide to make a substitution, with Sam Berman getting some game time.

49'

Ireland U20 decide to make a substitution, with Hugh Gavin being replaced.

49'
Conversion

Jean Smith adds the two points for South Africa U20.

46'
Try

Slick passing by South Africa U20 leads to a try for Imad Khan.

45'

Spellbinding play by Regan Izaks is finished off with a try.

45'

Regan Izaks makes the break as the defence re-enacts the parting of the red sea.

45'

Jean Smith has penalty kick attempt at goal but pushes it to the right hand side of the posts.

44'

South Africa U20 decided to go for goal with Jean Smith taking the penalty goal but their aim is not up to scratch as the ball slides to the left of the post.

42'

South Africa U20 sub Regan Izaks comes onto the field.

40'

Hakeem Kunene departs for South Africa U20.

40'

The second half kicks off.

40'

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

40'

South Africa U20 decided to go for goal with Jean Smith taking the drop goal but their aim is not up to scratch as the ball slides to the left of the post.

40'
Conversion

Sam Prendergast does the business as their conversion attempt goes over.

38'
Try

A perfectly weighted kick allows James Nicholson to score the try.

37'

Fabulous play by Ireland U20 has led to James Nicholson being able to wriggle through a gap.

37'

That's a great try assist by Sam Prendergast.

37'
Yellow Card

Jannes Potgieter (South Africa U20) is shown a yellow card

35'

Trouble here as Jurenzo Julius breaches the defence.

28'

South Africa U20 make a substitution with Jannes Potgieter coming on.

19'

South Africa U20 make a substitution with Ghudian Van Reenen coming off.

19'

This is dangerous for the defence as Ghudian Van Reenen bursts through to advance the South Africa U20 attack.

19'

A gap opened in the defence and Juann Else took full advantage.

14'

We are underway as the referee blows their whistle.

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Match Details

Ireland U20 v South Africa U20

World Rugby U20 Championship - Semi Final
Sun 9th July 2023, 10:30am EDT
Athlone Stadium

Points Flow Chart

Ireland U20 win +19
Ireland U20
South Africa U20
Ireland U20
Time in lead
South Africa U20
41
Mins in lead
0
51%
% Of Game In Lead
0%
12%
Possession Last 10 min
88%
3
Points Last 10 min
5

Key Events

Full Time
Le Roux
75'
31 - 12
Prendergast
31 - 7
71'
Prendergast
28 - 7
66'
Berman
26 - 7
65'
Prendergast
21 - 7
61'
Nicholson
19 - 7
59'
Prendergast
14 - 7
50'
Gleeson
12 - 7
49'
Smith
46'
7 - 7
Khan
45'
7 - 5
Half Time
Prendergast
7 - 0
38'
Nicholson
5 - 0
37'
Potgieter
35'
0 - 0
Start

22m Entries

Avg. Points Scored
3.8
8
Entries
Avg. Points Scored
0.9
13
Entries

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