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45 - 27
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It's all over! The referee has blown their whistle to end the game.

80'

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

78'
Try

Great forward play by Japan U20 allows Kouta Nagashima to score the try.

78'

This is dangerous for the defence as Yoshitaka Yazaki bursts through to advance the Japan U20 attack.

77'
Conversion

Kengo Nonaka has kicked a conversion.

75'
Try

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

75'

Tomoki Yumbe played a key part in that try.

74'

A gap opened in the defence and Yuzuki Sasaki took full advantage.

74'

Simone Brisighella curls the ball too far, missing the posts to the right.

73'
Try

A series of passes by Italy U20 results in a try for Dewi Passarella

72'

David Odiase played a key part in that try.

72'

A gap opened in the defence and David Odiase took full advantage.

72'

Italy U20 decide to make a substitution, with Sebastiano Battara getting some game time.

71'

Italy U20 decide to make a substitution, with Lorenzo Casilio being replaced.

71'

Italy U20 decide to make a substitution, with Matthias Douglas getting some game time.

71'

Italy U20 decide to make a substitution, with Filippo Bozzoni being replaced.

71'

Italy U20 decide to make a substitution, with Nicola Bozzo getting some game time.

71'

Italy U20 decide to make a substitution, with Pietro Turrisi being replaced.

71'

Italy U20 decide to make a substitution, with Matteo Bernardinello getting some game time.

71'

Italy U20 decide to make a substitution, with Marcos Gallorini being replaced.

71'
Conversion

Simone Brisighella has kicked a conversion.

71'
Try

A series of passes by Italy U20 results in a try for Filippo Bozzoni

70'

A gap opened in the defence and Filippo Bozzoni took full advantage.

70'

That's a great try assist by Jacopo Botturi.

70'

A gap opened in the defence and Simone Brisighella took full advantage.

69'

The defensive line has been broken as Giovanni Quattrini goes through the gap.

66'

Japan U20 make a substitution with Genki Ikuta coming on.

66'

Japan U20 make a substitution with Yoshiki Omachi coming off.

66'

Japan U20 make a substitution with Bunsuke Kurita coming on.

66'

Japan U20 make a substitution with Kantaro Tajima coming off.

66'

Italy U20 make a substitution with Riccardo Bartolini coming on.

65'

Italy U20 make a substitution with Federico Pisani coming off.

65'

Italy U20 make a substitution with Alex Mattioli coming on.

65'

Italy U20 make a substitution with Enrico Pontarini coming off.

65'

The defensive line has been broken as Yoshiki Omachi goes through the gap.

64'

Japan U20 sub Keito Hayashi comes onto the field.

61'

Tomoki Kusuda departs for Japan U20.

61'

Japan U20 sub Taishin Ohshima comes onto the field.

61'

Kanjiro Naramoto departs for Japan U20.

61'
Red Card

Yutaro Takahashi (Japan U20) is shown the red card

61'

The defensive line has been broken as Filippo Bozzoni goes through the gap.

61'

Filippo Lavorenti comes on for Italy U20.

59'

Carlos Berlese leaves the field.

59'

Yutaro Takahashi comes on for Japan U20.

56'

Asahi Doei leaves the field.

56'

Tomoki Yumbe comes on for Japan U20.

56'

Sena Hwang leaves the field.

56'

Kouta Nagashima comes on for Japan U20.

56'

Takashi Omoto leaves the field.

56'

Kosuke Sugiura comes on for Japan U20.

56'

Riku Tomita leaves the field.

56'
Conversion

The touch judges raise their flags as Simone Brisighella kicks the conversion.

52'
Try

Nothing was going to stop David Odiase from scoring as they record the try for Italy U20.

51'

Jacopo Botturi sets up the try.

51'

Kanjiro Naramoto has hooked the conversion to the right of the posts.

46'
Try

Slick passing by Japan U20 leads to a try for Renji Oike.

45'

Renji Oike makes the break as the defence re-enacts the parting of the red sea.

45'

Spellbinding play by Yoshiki Omachi is finished off with a try.

45'

Taison Mogami makes the break as the defence re-enacts the parting of the red sea.

44'

Italy U20 make a substitution with Giovanni Quattrini coming on.

44'

Italy U20 make a substitution with Nicholas Gasperini coming off.

44'

Tomoki Kusuda makes the break as the defence re-enacts the parting of the red sea.

44'

Kosho Muto makes the break as the defence re-enacts the parting of the red sea.

42'

Fabulous play by Italy U20 has led to Jacopo Botturi being able to wriggle through a gap.

40'

The second half kicks off.

40'

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

40'
Conversion

Simone Brisighella adds the two points for Italy U20.

40'
Try

The pick and go results in a try for Italy U20 as Dewi Passarella goes over.

39'

That's a great try assist by Lorenzo Casilio.

39'
Penalty Goal

The Japan U20 supporters go wild as Kanjiro Naramoto successfully kicks the penalty goal.

34'
Conversion

Simone Brisighella does the business as their conversion attempt goes over.

30'
Try

Brilliant skill shown there by Alessandro Gesi as they go over the white wash for a try.

29'

Trouble here as Alessandro Gesi breaches the defence.

29'

Spellbinding play by Giovanni Sante is finished off with a try.

29'
Conversion

Simone Brisighella converts the try.

17'
Try

Lorenzo Casilio scores the try from close range.

16'
Conversion

Kanjiro Naramoto converts the try.

14'
Try

Yoshiki Omachi scores the try from close range.

13'

A gap opened in the defence and Yoshiki Omachi took full advantage.

13'

Spellbinding play by Asahi Doei is finished off with a try.

13'
Yellow Card

Filippo Bozzoni (Italy U20) is shown a yellow card

12'

A gap opened in the defence and Yoshitaka Yazaki took full advantage.

11'

A gap opened in the defence and Kosho Muto took full advantage.

9'

Simone Brisighella has hooked the conversion to the right of the posts.

2'
Try

Great hands by Italy U20 leads to a try for Dewi Passarella

0'

Filippo Bozzoni sets up the try.

0'

The defensive line has been broken as Simone Brisighella goes through the gap.

0'

We are underway as the referee blows their whistle.

0'
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Match Details

Italy U20 v Japan U20

World Rugby U20 Championship - Grand Final
Fri 14th July 2023, 06:00am EDT
Danie Craven Stadium

Points Flow Chart

Italy U20 win +18
Italy U20
Japan U20
Italy U20
Time in lead
Japan U20
65
Mins in lead
2
80%
% Of Game In Lead
2%
36%
Possession Last 10 min
64%
12
Points Last 10 min
12

Key Events

Full Time
Nagashima
78'
45 - 27
Nonaka
75'
45 - 22
Hayashi
75'
45 - 20
Passarella
45 - 15
72'
Brisighella
40 - 15
71'
Bozzoni
38 - 15
70'
Takahashi
61'
33 - 15
Brisighella
33 - 15
52'
Odiase
31 - 15
51'
Oike
45'
26 - 15
Half Time
Brisighella
26 - 10
40'
Passarella
24 - 10
39'
Naramoto
34'
19 - 10
Brisighella
19 - 7
30'
Gesi
17 - 7
29'
Brisighella
12 - 7
17'
Casilio
10 - 7
16'
Naramoto
14'
5 - 7
Omachi
13'
5 - 5
Bozzoni
5 - 0
12'
Passarella
5 - 0
0'
Start

22m Entries

Avg. Points Scored
3.4
11
Entries
Avg. Points Scored
2.4
11
Entries

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