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

80'
Conversion

Tommaso Allan converts the try.

80'
Try

Martin Page-Relo goes on their own for a try.

79'

This is dangerous for the defence as Martin Page-Relo bursts through to advance the Italy attack.

79'
Conversion

Tommaso Allan has kicked a conversion.

78'
Try

Monty Ioane goes on their own for a try.

76'

This is dangerous for the defence as Monty Ioane bursts through to advance the Italy attack.

76'

Italy decide to make a substitution, with Giovanni Pettinelli getting some game time.

71'

Italy decide to make a substitution, with Federico Ruzza being replaced.

71'

Italy decide to make a substitution, with Martin Page-Relo getting some game time.

71'

Italy decide to make a substitution, with Stephen Varney being replaced.

71'

Rikiya Matsuda curls the ball too far, missing the posts to the left.

71'
Try

A series of passes by Japan results in a try for Dylan Riley

70'

That's a great try assist by Ryoto Nakamura.

70'

Italy make a substitution with Luca Bigi coming on.

67'

Italy make a substitution with Giacomo Nicotera coming off.

67'

Japan make a substitution with Ryoto Nakamura coming on.

67'

Japan make a substitution with Tomoki Osada coming off.

67'
Penalty Goal

The touch judges raise their flags as Tommaso Allan kicks the penalty goal.

64'

Italy sub Paolo Odogwu comes onto the field.

62'

Ange Capuozzo departs for Italy.

62'

Japan sub Ben Gunter comes onto the field.

60'

Shota Fukui departs for Japan.

60'

Japan sub Atsushi Sakate comes onto the field.

60'

Shota Horie departs for Japan.

60'

The defensive line has been broken as Ange Capuozzo goes through the gap.

58'

Naoto Saito comes on for Japan.

57'

Yutaka Nagare leaves the field.

57'

Tommaso Allan has hooked the conversion to the right of the posts.

56'
Try

A penetrating move by Italy results in a try for Monty Ioane.

55'

That's a great try assist by Juan Ignacio Brex.

55'

What a run here by Juan Ignacio Brex as they get over the gainline!

55'

Keita Inagaki comes on.

53'

Craig Millar comes off.

53'

Asaeli Ai Valu comes on.

53'

Jiwon Gu comes off.

53'

Manuel Zuliani comes on.

53'

Lorenzo Cannone comes off.

53'

Dino Lamb comes on.

53'

Niccolo Cannone comes off.

53'

Pietro Ceccarelli comes on.

53'

Simone Ferrari comes off.

53'

Rikiya Matsuda has hooked the conversion to the left of the posts.

52'
Try

A penetrating move by Japan results in a try for Kotaro Matsushima.

51'

What a run here by Kotaro Matsushima as they get over the gainline!

51'

Rikiya Matsuda sets up the try.

51'

Jone Naikabula makes the break as the defence re-enacts the parting of the red sea.

48'
Penalty Goal

Tommaso Allan makes no mistake with that penalty goal attempt.

45'

Japan make a substitution with Rikiya Matsuda coming on.

41'

Japan make a substitution with Seungsin Lee coming off.

41'

Japan make a substitution with Amanaki Saumaki coming on.

41'

Japan make a substitution with Uwe Helu coming off.

41'

The second half kicks off.

40'

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

42'
Penalty Goal

Seungsin Lee kicks the penalty.

41'

Italy make a substitution with Giacomo Nicotera coming on.

41'

Italy make a substitution with Luca Bigi coming off.

41'
Penalty Goal

Tommaso Allan has kicked a penalty goal.

36'

Fabulous play by Italy has led to Luca Morisi being able to wriggle through a gap.

34'
Penalty Goal

The Japan supporters go wild as Seungsin Lee successfully kicks the penalty goal.

33'

Seungsin Lee hits the left post with their penalty attempt.

30'

Luca Bigi comes on.

28'

Giacomo Nicotera comes off.

28'

Danilo Fischetti comes on.

28'

Ivan Nemer comes off.

28'

Trouble here as Dylan Riley breaches the defence.

27'

Trouble here as Michael Leitch breaches the defence.

26'
Conversion

Tommaso Allan makes no mistake with that conversion attempt.

22'
Try

Monty Ioane gathers the kick to score the try for Italy.

20'

That's a great try assist by Ange Capuozzo.

20'

This is dangerous for the defence as Ange Capuozzo bursts through to advance the Italy attack.

20'

Seungsin Lee curls the ball too far, missing the posts to the left.

16'
Try

A series of passes by Japan results in a try for Jone Naikabula

15'

Spellbinding play by Shota Horie is finished off with a try.

15'
Conversion

Tommaso Allan has kicked a conversion.

6'
Try

Great hands by Italy leads to a try for Stephen Varney

5'

That's a great try assist by Paolo Garbisi.

5'

The defensive line has been broken as Paolo Garbisi goes through the gap.

5'

We are underway as the referee blows their whistle.

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Match Details

Italy v Japan

Internationals - Round 1
Sat 26th August 2023, 12:30pm
Stadio Comunale di Monigo

Points Flow Chart

 
Italy
Japan
Italy
Time in lead
Japan
77
Mins in lead
0
94%
% Of Game In Lead
0%
47%
Possession Last 10 min
53%
14
Points Last 10 min
5

Key Events

Full Time
Allan
42 - 21
80'
Page-Relo
40 - 21
79'
Allan
35 - 21
78'
Ioane
33 - 21
76'
Riley
70'
28 - 21
Allan
28 - 16
64'
Ioane
25 - 16
55'
Matsushima
51'
20 - 16
Allan
20 - 11
45'
Half Time
Lee
41'
17 - 11
Allan
17 - 8
36'
Lee
33'
14 - 8
Allan
14 - 5
22'
Ioane
12 - 5
20'
Naikabula
15'
7 - 5
Allan
7 - 0
6'
Varney
5 - 0
5'
Start

22m Entries

Avg. Points Scored
3.5
11
Entries
Avg. Points Scored
2
9
Entries

Attack Profile

Italy
Japan
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Defence Profile

Italy
Japan
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Ruck Speed

0-3 secs
61%
74%
3-6 secs
23%
17%
6+ secs
5%
3%
70
Rucks Won
104

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