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

81'

This is dangerous for the defence as Rameka Poihipi bursts through to advance the Maori All Blacks attack.

81'

Japan XV go for goal with Mikiya Takamoto taking the conversion but their aim is not up to scratch as the ball slides to the left of the post.

79'
Try

Japan XV are stopped just a few metres from the try line but Koga Nezuka picks up from the base of the ruck to score the try.

79'

This is dangerous for the defence as Koga Nezuka bursts through to advance the Japan XV attack.

79'

Spellbinding play by Naoto Saito is finished off with a try.

79'

A gap opened in the defence and Koga Nezuka took full advantage.

71'
Conversion

The Maori All Blacks supporters go wild as Rameka Poihipi successfully kicks the conversion.

70'
Try

A series of passes by Maori All Blacks results in a try for Rameka Poihipi

68'

That's a great try assist by Cameron Suafoa.

68'

A gap opened in the defence and Rivez Reihana took full advantage.

68'

Japan XV make a substitution with Tsubasa Moriyama coming on.

67'

Japan XV make a substitution with Keijiro Tamefusa coming off.

67'

Japan XV make a substitution with Mikiya Takamoto coming on.

67'

Japan XV make a substitution with Takuya Yamasawa coming off.

67'

Japan XV sub Takuma Motohashi comes onto the field.

62'

Kai Yamamoto departs for Japan XV.

62'

Japan XV sub Kenji Sato comes onto the field.

62'

Mamoru Harada departs for Japan XV.

62'

Maori All Blacks sub Benet Kumeroa comes onto the field.

62'

Marcel Renata departs for Maori All Blacks.

62'

Maori All Blacks sub TK Howden comes onto the field.

62'

Cullen Grace departs for Maori All Blacks.

62'
Conversion

The Maori All Blacks supporters go wild as Rameka Poihipi successfully kicks the conversion.

62'
Try

Great hands by Maori All Blacks leads to a try for Rameka Poihipi

60'

Spellbinding play by Te Toiroa Tahuriorangi is finished off with a try.

60'

The defensive line has been broken as Tana Tuhakaraina goes through the gap.

60'

The defensive line has been broken as Koga Nezuka goes through the gap.

60'

The defensive line has been broken as Cameron Suafoa goes through the gap.

59'

Tana Tuhakaraina comes on for Maori All Blacks.

58'

Bailyn Sullivan leaves the field.

58'

Te Toiroa Tahuriorangi comes on for Maori All Blacks.

57'

Sam Nock leaves the field.

57'

What a run here by Cole Forbes as they get over the gainline!

56'

Nik McCurran comes on for Japan XV.

55'

Samisoni Tua leaves the field.

55'

Max Hicks comes on for Maori All Blacks.

55'

Laghlan McWhannell leaves the field.

55'

Tyrone Thompson comes on.

50'

Kurt Eklund comes off.

50'

Pouri Rakete-Stones comes on.

50'

Ollie Norris comes off.

50'

Japan XV decide to make a substitution, with Naoto Saito getting some game time.

46'

Japan XV decide to make a substitution, with Taiki Koyama being replaced.

46'

Japan XV make a substitution with Takato Okabe coming on.

44'

Japan XV make a substitution with Shogo Miura coming off.

44'

Japan XV make a substitution with Sanaila Waqa coming on.

44'

Japan XV make a substitution with Naohiro Kotaki coming off.

44'

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

44'
Try

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

42'

Bailyn Sullivan makes the break as the defence re-enacts the parting of the red sea.

42'

Sam Nock played a key part in that try.

42'

The second half kicks off.

40'

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

40'

Fabulous play by Japan XV has led to Tomoki Osada being able to wriggle through a gap.

39'

Fabulous play by Japan XV has led to Viliame Tuidraki being able to wriggle through a gap.

37'
Yellow Card

Rameka Poihipi (Maori All Blacks) is shown a yellow card

37'

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

36'
Try

The pick and go results in a try for Maori All Blacks as Billy Harmon goes over.

35'

Fabulous play by Maori All Blacks has led to Billy Harmon being able to wriggle through a gap.

35'
Conversion

Rivez Reihana makes no mistake with that conversion attempt.

29'
Try

The pressure has finally told as Kurt Eklund scores from close range.

27'

Joshua Moorby played a key part in that try.

27'

Maori All Blacks decide to make a substitution, with Rameka Poihipi getting some game time.

24'

Maori All Blacks decide to make a substitution, with Daniel Rona being replaced.

24'

This is dangerous for the defence as Cole Forbes bursts through to advance the Maori All Blacks attack.

23'

This is dangerous for the defence as Viliame Tuidraki bursts through to advance the Japan XV attack.

17'
Yellow Card

Cameron Suafoa (Maori All Blacks) is shown a yellow card

17'

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

17'

A gap opened in the defence and Joshua Moorby took full advantage.

15'

Rivez Reihana has hooked the conversion to the right of the posts.

9'
Try

Cameron Suafoa scores the try from close range.

8'

Cullen Grace played a key part in that try.

8'

The defensive line has been broken as Joshua Moorby goes through the gap.

8'

Takuya Yamasawa has hooked the conversion to the right of the posts.

6'
Try

Japan XV are only a few metres out, surely they must score! And they do with Mamoru Harada touching down.

5'

The defensive line has been broken as Mamoru Harada goes through the gap.

5'

The defensive line has been broken as Yoshitaka Yazaki goes through the gap.

2'

The defensive line has been broken as Takuya Yamasawa goes through the gap.

0'

We are underway as the referee blows their whistle.

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Match Details

Japan XV v Maori All Blacks

Rugby Union Hybrid Friendlies - Round 1
Sat 29th June 2024, 06:00am EDT
Prince Chichibu Memorial Stadium

Points Flow Chart

Maori All Blacks win +26
Japan XV
Maori All Blacks
Japan XV
Time in lead
Maori All Blacks
3
Mins in lead
55
4%
% Of Game In Lead
68%
51%
Possession Last 10 min
49%
5
Points Last 10 min
2

Key Events

Full Time
Nezuka
10 - 36
79'
Poihipi
70'
5 - 36
Poihipi
68'
5 - 34
Poihipi
62'
5 - 29
Poihipi
60'
5 - 27
Sullivan
42'
5 - 22
Half Time
Poihipi
37'
5 - 17
Harmon
35'
5 - 17
Reihana
29'
5 - 12
Eklund
27'
5 - 10
Suafoa
17'
5 - 5
Suafoa
8'
5 - 5
Harada
5 - 0
5'
Start

22m Entries

Avg. Points Scored
0.7
13
Entries
Avg. Points Scored
3.6
10
Entries

Attack Profile

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Maori All Blacks
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Defence Profile

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Maori All Blacks
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Ruck Speed

0-3 secs
63%
50%
3-6 secs
27%
29%
6+ secs
3%
16%
65
Rucks Won
71

Last 5 Penalties

57'
66'
71'
73'
78'
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