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

80'

Sione Vineula comes on.

79'

Totoa Auvaa comes off.

79'

This is dangerous for the defence as Tasuku Masuyama bursts through to advance the Japan U20 attack.

78'
Conversion

Kohaku Ebisawa has kicked a conversion.

77'
Try

A wonderful passing move by Japan U20 is finished off by Tasuku Masuyama

77'

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

76'

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

76'

Paul Masoe comes on.

76'

Spencer Ioelu comes off.

76'
Conversion

Kohaku Ebisawa has kicked a conversion.

76'
Try

A wonderful passing move by Japan U20 is finished off by Kohaku Ebisawa

75'

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

75'

Ryunosuke Ito played a key part in that try.

75'

Samoa U20 decide to make a substitution, with Jonathan Iosefo Apelu getting some game time.

73'

Samoa U20 decide to make a substitution, with Josh Fuimaono being replaced.

73'

Samoa U20 decide to make a substitution, with Bitner Uili getting some game time.

73'

Samoa U20 decide to make a substitution, with Kirisimasi Douglas being replaced.

73'

Samoa U20 decide to make a substitution, with George Feagiai getting some game time.

73'

Samoa U20 decide to make a substitution, with Senio Faalupega being replaced.

73'

Japan U20 decide to make a substitution, with Eito Shirai getting some game time.

70'

Japan U20 decide to make a substitution, with Takaya Motohashi being replaced.

70'

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

70'
Try

Nobody could stop that maul! Kyoya Tanaka places the ball down for the try.

69'
Yellow Card

Benjamin Fa'avae (Samoa U20) is shown a yellow card

68'

A gap opened in the defence and Kirisimasi Douglas took full advantage.

67'

A gap opened in the defence and Daichi Yoshikawa took full advantage.

67'

Japan U20 make a substitution with Takumi Yamaguchi coming on.

66'

Japan U20 make a substitution with Yuta Hatta coming off.

66'

Japan U20 make a substitution with Kyoya Tanaka coming on.

66'

Japan U20 make a substitution with Kenshin Shimizu coming off.

66'
Conversion

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

66'
Try

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

65'

Samoa U20 sub James Singh comes onto the field.

62'

Ravuama Seruvakula departs for Samoa U20.

62'

The defensive line has been broken as Tasuku Masuyama goes through the gap.

61'

Samoa U20 sub Simonnemani Soma Mauigoa comes onto the field.

60'

Alauni Junior Alauni Fatu departs for Samoa U20.

60'

Japan U20 sub Daichi Yoshikawa comes onto the field.

60'

Yoshiaki Taian departs for Japan U20.

60'

Japan U20 sub Ryoku Masuo comes onto the field.

60'

Chuka Ishibashi departs for Japan U20.

60'
Conversion

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

60'
Try

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

59'

The defensive line has been broken as Chuka Ishibashi goes through the gap.

59'

Yamato Murata played a key part in that try.

59'

Tasuku Masuyama comes on for Japan U20.

58'

Kento Iioka leaves the field.

58'

Haruya Kerakawauchi comes on for Japan U20.

55'

Jinnosuke Mori leaves the field.

55'
Conversion

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

55'
Try

A penetrating move by Japan U20 results in a try for Kento Iioka.

54'

What a run here by Kento Iioka as they get over the gainline!

54'

That's a great try assist by Jingo Takenoshita.

54'

Thomas Moors comes on.

53'

Panaua Niulevaea comes off.

53'
Conversion

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

52'
Try

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

51'

Yamato Murata sets up the try.

51'

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

Joji Takaki adds the two points for Japan U20.

49'
Try

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

49'

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

46'

The second half kicks off.

40'

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

42'
Conversion

Panaua Niulevaea does the business as their conversion attempt goes over.

39'
Try

Incisive passing by Samoa U20 is finished off by Maoaluma Pasa, as they goes over for the try.

38'

That's a great try assist by Ravuama Seruvakula.

38'

Fabulous play by Samoa U20 has led to Taitaifono Senio Taavita being able to wriggle through a gap.

38'

Fabulous play by Samoa U20 has led to Antonio Popoalii being able to wriggle through a gap.

37'

Fabulous play by Japan U20 has led to Yamato Ueda being able to wriggle through a gap.

36'

Fabulous play by Japan U20 has led to Jingo Takenoshita being able to wriggle through a gap.

34'

Samoa U20 decided to go for goal with Panaua Niulevaea taking the penalty goal but their aim is not up to scratch as the ball slides to the left of the post.

31'

The conversion is on its way from Takaya Motohashi but it runs out gas over the last few metres, falling short.

29'
Try

Kohaku Ebisawa gathers the kick to score the try for Japan U20.

28'

Trouble here as Kohaku Ebisawa breaches the defence.

28'

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

28'
Conversion

Takaya Motohashi makes no mistake with that conversion attempt.

25'
Try

A wonderful passing move by Japan U20 is finished off by Kohaku Ebisawa

24'

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

24'

Joji Takaki played a key part in that try.

24'

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

20'
Try

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

17'

Joji Takaki sets up the try.

17'

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

13'

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

12'
Try

Nobody could stop that maul! Kenshin Shimizu places the ball down for the try.

11'

A gap opened in the defence and Jingo Takenoshita took full advantage.

10'

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

8'
Try

Great hands by Japan U20 leads to a try for Yamato Ueda

7'

That's a great try assist by Ryunosuke Ito.

7'

The defensive line has been broken as Jingo Takenoshita goes through the gap.

7'

The defensive line has been broken as Antonio Popoalii goes through the gap.

4'

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

3'

We are underway as the referee blows their whistle.

0'
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Match Details

Japan U20 v Samoa U20

World Rugby U20 Trophy - Round 2
Sun 7th July 2024, 12:15pm EDT
Hive Stadium

Points Flow Chart

Japan U20 win +74
Japan U20
Samoa U20
Japan U20
Time in lead
Samoa U20
76
Mins in lead
0
93%
% Of Game In Lead
0%
46%
Possession Last 10 min
54%
14
Points Last 10 min
0

Key Events

Full Time
Ebisawa
81 - 7
77'
Masuyama
79 - 7
77'
Ebisawa
74 - 7
76'
Ebisawa
72 - 7
75'
Tanaka
67 - 7
69'
Fa'avae
68'
62 - 7
Motohashi
62 - 7
66'
Masuo
60 - 7
65'
Motohashi
55 - 7
60'
Ishibashi
53 - 7
59'
Motohashi
48 - 7
55'
Iioka
46 - 7
54'
Motohashi
41 - 7
52'
Mori
39 - 7
51'
Takaki
34 - 7
49'
Shimizu
32 - 7
49'
Half Time
Niulevaea
39'
27 - 7
Pasa
38'
27 - 5
Ebisawa
27 - 0
28'
Motohashi
22 - 0
25'
Ebisawa
20 - 0
24'
Kamei
15 - 0
17'
Shimizu
10 - 0
11'
Ueda
5 - 0
7'
Start

22m Entries

Avg. Points Scored
3
27
Entries
Avg. Points Scored
1.4
5
Entries

Attack Profile

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Defence Profile

Japan U20
Samoa U20
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Ruck Speed

0-3 secs
58%
43%
3-6 secs
23%
33%
6+ secs
4%
19%
80
Rucks Won
49

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