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

80'
Drop Goal

Sam Davies has kicked a drop goal.

79'

Wales have won 120 rucks so far this game.

79'

What a run here by Amanaki Lotoahea as he gets over the gainline!.

77'

Keisuke Uchida comes on.

74'

Fumiaki Tanaka comes off.

74'
Conversion

The touch judges raise their flags as Yu Tamura kicks the conversion.

74'

Amanaki Lotoahea makes the break as the defence re-enacts the parting of the red sea.

74'

Amanaki Mafi sets up the try.

73'
Try

A wonderful passing move by Japan is finished off by Amanaki Lotoahea.

73'

Fabulous play by Wales has led to Liam Williams being able to wriggle through a gap.

72'

Trouble here as Kotaro Matsushima breaches the defence.

72'

Japan have won 60 rucks so far this game.

72'

James King has made 10 good tackles so far this game.

71'

Wales have won 100 rucks so far this game.

70'
Penalty Goal

The touch judges raise their flags as Leigh Halfpenny kicks the penalty goal.

69'

Amanaki Lotoahea comes on.

67'

Akihito Yamada comes off.

67'

Rhys Gill comes on.

67'

Nicky Smith comes off.

67'

Wales decide to make a substitution, with Scott Andrews getting some game time.

67'

Wales decide to make a substitution, with Samson Lee being replaced.

67'

Wales make a substitution with Sam Davies coming on.

67'

Wales make a substitution with Gareth Anscombe coming off.

67'

Japan sub Yuhimaru Mimura comes onto the field.

67'

Malgene Ilaua departs for Japan.

67'

Yu Tamura steps up to take the penalty but pulls it wide and to the right.

66'
Penalty Goal

Yu Tamura adds the three points for Japan.

62'

Jake Ball comes on for Wales.

61'

Cory Hill leaves the field.

61'
Penalty Goal

Leigh Halfpenny does the business as his penalty goal attempt goes over.

59'

Takeshi Hino comes on.

59'

Shota Horie comes off.

59'

Shuhei Matsuhashi comes on.

59'

Shunsuke Nunomaki comes off.

59'

Shota Horie has made 10 good tackles so far this game.

57'
Conversion

Yu Tamura adds the two points for Japan.

56'

This is dangerous for the defence as Kenki Fukuoka bursts through to advance the Japan attack.

55'

Spellbinding play by Malgene Ilaua is finished off with a try.

54'
Try

A series of passes by Japan results in a try for Kenki Fukuoka.

54'

Japan have won 40 rucks so far this game.

53'
Conversion

Leigh Halfpenny does the business as his conversion attempt goes over.

52'

Alun Wyn Jones played a key part in that try.

52'
Try

Great hands by Wales leads to a try for Sam Warburton.

51'

A gap opened in the defence and Alun Wyn Jones took full advantage.

51'

Uwe Helu comes on.

51'

Samuela Anise comes off.

51'

Japan decide to make a substitution, with Koki Yamamoto getting some game time.

51'

Japan decide to make a substitution, with Satoshi Nakatani being replaced.

51'

Japan make a substitution with Heiichiro Ito coming on.

51'

Japan make a substitution with Kensuke Hatakeyama coming off.

51'

Wales sub Gareth Davies comes onto the field.

50'

Lloyd Williams departs for Wales.

50'

Wales have won 80 rucks so far this game.

49'

Amanaki Mafi has made 10 good tackles so far this game.

49'

Timothy Lafaele has made 10 good tackles so far this game.

48'

Malgene Ilaua has made 10 good tackles so far this game.

48'

The defensive line has been broken as Malgene Ilaua goes through the gap.

45'
Penalty Goal

Leigh Halfpenny makes no mistake with that penalty goal attempt.

42'

What a run here by Alex Cuthbert as he gets over the gainline!.

40'

The second half is underway.

40'

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

40'

Wales have won 60 rucks so far this game.

40'

Yu Tamura comes on for Japan.

39'

Amanaki Lotoahea leaves the field.

39'
Conversion

Timothy Lafaele makes no mistake with that conversion attempt.

38'

Leigh Halfpenny makes the break as the defence re-enacts the parting of the red sea.

37'
Try

Akihito Yamada intercepts the pass to race ahead and score the try for Japan.

37'

Fabulous play by Japan has led to Akihito Yamada being able to wriggle through a gap.

37'

Amanaki Lotoahea comes on.

32'

Yu Tamura comes off.

32'

Trouble here as Akihito Yamada breaches the defence.

32'

Japan have won 20 rucks so far this game.

31'

Wales have won 40 rucks so far this game.

24'
Conversion

Leigh Halfpenny converts the try.

23'

That's a great try assist by Jonathan Davies.

22'
Try

Jamie Roberts scores the try from close range.

22'

This is dangerous for the defence as Leigh Halfpenny bursts through to advance the Wales attack.

17'

A gap opened in the defence and Jonathan Davies took full advantage.

14'
Conversion

Leigh Halfpenny has kicked a conversion.

12'

The defensive line has been broken as Dan Lydiate goes through the gap.

11'

Gareth Anscombe sets up the try.

11'
Try

Wales are only a few metres out, surely they must score! And they do with Dan Lydiate touching down.

10'

Wales have won 20 rucks so far this game.

10'
Penalty Goal

Yu Tamura kicks the penalty.

8'
Yellow Card

Liam Williams (Wales) is shown a yellow card.

7'
Penalty Goal

Yu Tamura has kicked a penalty goal.

4'

We are underway as the referee blows his whistle.

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Match Details

Japan v Wales

Internationals - Round 1
Sat 19th November 2016, 08:30am CST
Principality Stadium

Points Flow Chart

Wales win +3
Wales
Japan
Wales
Time in lead
Japan
64
Mins in lead
8
80%
% Of Game In Lead
10%
0%
Possession Last 10 min
%
0
Points Last 10 min

Key Events

Full Time
Davies
33 - 30
79'
Tamura
74'
30 - 30
Lotoahea
73'
30 - 28
Halfpenny
30 - 23
69'
Tamura
62'
27 - 23
Halfpenny
27 - 20
59'
Tamura
56'
24 - 20
Fukuoka
54'
24 - 18
Halfpenny
24 - 13
52'
Warburton
22 - 13
51'
Halfpenny
17 - 13
42'
Half Time
Lafaele
38'
14 - 13
Yamada
37'
14 - 11
Halfpenny
14 - 6
23'
Roberts
12 - 6
22'
Halfpenny
7 - 6
12'
Lydiate
5 - 6
10'
Tamura
8'
0 - 6
Williams
0 - 3
7'
Tamura
4'
0 - 3
Start

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