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62 - 19
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It's all over! The referee has blown their whistle to end the game.

80'
Yellow Card

Ryotaro Nose (Japan U20) is shown a yellow card

79'

This is dangerous for the defence as Harry Godfrey bursts through to advance the New Zealand U20 attack.

79'

Genki Ikuta comes on.

77'

Yutaro Takahashi comes off.

77'

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

77'
Try

A wonderful passing move by New Zealand U20 is finished off by Will Stodart

76'

Spellbinding play by Harry Godfrey is finished off with a try.

76'

This is dangerous for the defence as Malachi Wrampling-Alec bursts through to advance the New Zealand U20 attack.

76'
Conversion

Kanjiro Naramoto has kicked a conversion.

74'
Try

Nobody could stop that maul! Kouta Nagashima places the ball down for the try.

73'
Conversion

Harry Godfrey has kicked a conversion.

72'
Try

A series of passes by New Zealand U20 results in a try for Cooper Flanders

72'

That's a great try assist by Codemeru Vai.

71'

A gap opened in the defence and Codemeru Vai took full advantage.

71'
Conversion

The New Zealand U20 supporters go wild as Harry Godfrey successfully kicks the conversion.

69'
Try

A bit of individual brilliance by Macca Springer leads to a try for New Zealand U20

69'

A gap opened in the defence and Macca Springer took full advantage.

69'

That's a great try assist by Taha Kemara.

69'

A gap opened in the defence and Malachi Wrampling-Alec took full advantage.

68'

New Zealand U20 make a substitution with Vernon Bason coming on.

66'

New Zealand U20 make a substitution with Jack Taylor coming off.

66'

New Zealand U20 make a substitution with Tom Allen coming on.

66'

New Zealand U20 make a substitution with Tahlor Cahill coming off.

66'

New Zealand U20 sub Riley Williams comes onto the field.

63'

Xavi Taele departs for New Zealand U20.

63'

Japan U20 sub Kanjiro Naramoto comes onto the field.

62'

Taishin Ohshima departs for Japan U20.

62'

Japan U20 sub Renji Oike comes onto the field.

62'

Ryohei Imano departs for Japan U20.

62'

The defensive line has been broken as Harry Godfrey goes through the gap.

61'

Will Martin comes on for New Zealand U20.

55'

Ben Ake leaves the field.

55'

Cooper Flanders comes on for New Zealand U20.

55'

Hunter Morrison leaves the field.

55'

What a run here by Hunter Morrison as they get over the gainline!

54'

Codemeru Vai comes on.

53'

Isaac Hutchinson comes off.

53'

Leo Gordon comes on.

53'

Ajay Faleafaga comes off.

53'

New Zealand U20 decide to make a substitution, with Siale Lauaki getting some game time.

47'

New Zealand U20 decide to make a substitution, with Gabe Robinson being replaced.

47'

Harry Godfrey has hooked the conversion to the right of the posts.

47'

Japan U20 decide to make a substitution, with Keito Hayashi getting some game time.

47'

Japan U20 decide to make a substitution, with Toki Toshikawa being replaced.

47'
Try

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

46'

Taha Kemara makes the break as the defence re-enacts the parting of the red sea.

46'

Spellbinding play by Noah Hotham is finished off with a try.

46'

Fabulous play by New Zealand U20 has led to Sam Hainsworth-Fa'aofo being able to wriggle through a gap.

40'

Japan U20 make a substitution with Riku Tomita coming on.

40'

Japan U20 make a substitution with Kosuke Sugiura coming off.

40'

Japan U20 make a substitution with Bunsuke Kurita coming on.

40'

Japan U20 make a substitution with Kantaro Tajima coming off.

40'

Japan U20 make a substitution with Sena Hwang coming on.

40'

Japan U20 make a substitution with Tomoki Yumbe coming off.

40'

Japan U20 sub Kouta Nagashima comes onto the field.

40'

Takashi Omoto 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'
Conversion

Harry Godfrey adds the two points for New Zealand U20.

40'
Try

Incisive passing by New Zealand U20 is finished off by Taha Kemara, as they goes over for the try.

39'

That's a great try assist by Noah Hotham.

39'

Fabulous play by New Zealand U20 has led to Macca Springer being able to wriggle through a gap.

39'
Conversion

Harry Godfrey does the business as their conversion attempt goes over.

38'
Try

The pick and go results in a try for New Zealand U20 as Malachi Wrampling-Alec goes over.

37'

Fabulous play by New Zealand U20 has led to Isaac Hutchinson being able to wriggle through a gap.

36'

Fabulous play by New Zealand U20 has led to Malachi Wrampling-Alec being able to wriggle through a gap.

34'
Conversion

Taha Kemara does the business as their conversion attempt goes over.

33'
Try

The pressure has finally told as Macca Springer scores from close range.

33'

Trouble here as Macca Springer breaches the defence.

33'

Noah Hotham sets up the try.

33'

Taha Kemara curls the ball too far, missing the posts to the right.

27'
Try

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

26'

Trouble here as Macca Springer breaches the defence.

26'

Noah Hotham played a key part in that try.

26'

Trouble here as Sam Hainsworth-Fa'aofo breaches the defence.

25'
Conversion

Taha Kemara makes no mistake with that conversion attempt.

25'
Try

New Zealand U20 are stopped just a few metres from the try line but Sam Hainsworth-Fa'aofo picks up from the base of the ruck to score the try.

24'

This is dangerous for the defence as Ajay Faleafaga bursts through to advance the New Zealand U20 attack.

20'

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

18'

Shota Taira curls the ball too far, missing the posts to the left.

17'
Try

Takashi Omoto scores the try from close range.

16'

A gap opened in the defence and Xavi Taele took full advantage.

14'

Taha Kemara has hooked the conversion to the left of the posts.

8'
Try

Great hands by New Zealand U20 leads to a try for Isaac Hutchinson

7'

That's a great try assist by Taha Kemara.

7'
Conversion

Shota Taira has kicked a conversion.

5'
Try

Great hands by Japan U20 leads to a try for Ryohei Imano

4'

That's a great try assist by Taishin Ohshima.

4'

The defensive line has been broken as Shota Taira goes through the gap.

4'

The defensive line has been broken as Taishin Ohshima goes through the gap.

1'

The defensive line has been broken as Kosho Muto goes through the gap.

0'

We are underway as the referee blows their whistle.

0'
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Match Details

Japan U20 v New Zealand U20

World Rugby U20 Championship - Round 3
Tue 4th July 2023, 09:00am CDT
Danie Craven Stadium

Points Flow Chart

New Zealand U20 win +43
New Zealand U20
Japan U20
New Zealand U20
Time in lead
Japan U20
55
Mins in lead
21
68%
% Of Game In Lead
26%
51%
Possession Last 10 min
49%
12
Points Last 10 min
7

Key Events

Full Time
Nose
79'
62 - 19
Stodart
62 - 19
76'
Naramoto
74'
57 - 19
Nagashima
73'
57 - 17
Godfrey
57 - 12
72'
Flanders
55 - 12
72'
Godfrey
50 - 12
69'
Springer
48 - 12
69'
Kemara
43 - 12
46'
Half Time
Godfrey
38 - 12
40'
Kemara
36 - 12
39'
Godfrey
31 - 12
38'
Wrampling-Alec
29 - 12
37'
Kemara
24 - 12
33'
Springer
22 - 12
33'
Springer
17 - 12
26'
Kemara
12 - 12
25'
Hainsworth-Fa'aofo
10 - 12
24'
Omoto
16'
5 - 12
Hutchinson
5 - 7
7'
Taira
5'
0 - 7
Imano
4'
0 - 5
Start

22m Entries

Avg. Points Scored
4.4
14
Entries
Avg. Points Scored
1.4
13
Entries

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