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Kobelco Kobe Steelers
Kobelco Kobe Steelers
57 - 22
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Toyota Verblitz
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It's all over! The referee has blown their whistle to end the game.

80'
Conversion

Bryn Gatland has kicked a conversion.

78'
Try

Ardie Savea goes on their own for a try.

77'

This is dangerous for the defence as Ardie Savea bursts through to advance the Kobelco Kobe Steelers attack.

77'

Spellbinding play by Kentaro Obata is finished off with a try.

77'

Kobelco Kobe Steelers decide to make a substitution, with Takara Imamura getting some game time.

72'

Kobelco Kobe Steelers decide to make a substitution, with Ngani Laumape being replaced.

72'

Kobelco Kobe Steelers decide to make a substitution, with Kentaro Obata getting some game time.

72'

Kobelco Kobe Steelers decide to make a substitution, with Atsushi Hiwasa being replaced.

72'
Conversion

Bryn Gatland has kicked a conversion.

72'
Try

A series of passes by Kobelco Kobe Steelers results in a try for Bryn Gatland

71'

A gap opened in the defence and Bryn Gatland took full advantage.

71'

That's a great try assist by Atsushi Hiwasa.

71'

A gap opened in the defence and Ryohei Yamanaka took full advantage.

70'

A gap opened in the defence and Gerard Cowley-Tuioti took full advantage.

70'

Kobelco Kobe Steelers make a substitution with Gerard Cowley-Tuioti coming on.

70'

Kobelco Kobe Steelers make a substitution with Brodie Retallick coming off.

70'

Toyota Verblitz make a substitution with Yuki Okada coming on.

69'

Toyota Verblitz make a substitution with Dick Wilson coming off.

69'

Toyota Verblitz make a substitution with Tiaan Falcon coming on.

69'

Toyota Verblitz make a substitution with Beauden Barrett coming off.

69'
Conversion

The Kobelco Kobe Steelers supporters go wild as Bryn Gatland successfully kicks the conversion.

69'
Try

A series of passes by Kobelco Kobe Steelers results in a try for Tiennan Costley

68'

That's a great try assist by Bryn Gatland.

68'

A gap opened in the defence and Bryn Gatland took full advantage.

68'

Kobelco Kobe Steelers make a substitution with Michael Little coming on.

68'

Kobelco Kobe Steelers make a substitution with Rakuhei Yamashita coming off.

68'

Kobelco Kobe Steelers make a substitution with Hikaru Hashimoto coming on.

68'

Kobelco Kobe Steelers make a substitution with Takara Imamura coming off.

68'
Conversion

The Toyota Verblitz supporters go wild as Beauden Barrett successfully kicks the conversion.

66'
Try

Toyota Verblitz are only a few metres out, surely they must score! And they do with Kazuki Himeno touching down.

66'

Kenta Fukuda sets up the try.

66'

Kobelco Kobe Steelers make a substitution with Hiroshi Yamashita coming on.

65'

Kobelco Kobe Steelers make a substitution with Jiwon Gu coming off.

65'

Kobelco Kobe Steelers sub Takuya Kitade comes onto the field.

64'

Kenta Matsuoka departs for Kobelco Kobe Steelers.

64'

The defensive line has been broken as Ngani Laumape goes through the gap.

62'

Toyota Verblitz sub Gaku Shimizu comes onto the field.

61'

Shogo Miura departs for Toyota Verblitz.

61'

Toyota Verblitz sub Ryusei Kato comes onto the field.

61'

Yoshikatsu Hikosaka departs for Toyota Verblitz.

61'

Toyota Verblitz sub Kenta Fukuda comes onto the field.

61'

Aaron Smith departs for Toyota Verblitz.

61'

The defensive line has been broken as Beauden Barrett goes through the gap.

60'

Koki Yamamoto comes on for Kobelco Kobe Steelers.

57'

Shigure Takao leaves the field.

57'

What a run here by Kanta Matsunaga as they get over the gainline!

57'

Ryusei Koike comes on for Toyota Verblitz.

55'

William Tupou leaves the field.

55'

Isaiah Mapusua comes on for Toyota Verblitz.

55'

Josh Dickson leaves the field.

55'

Shunsuke Asaoka comes on for Toyota Verblitz.

55'

Yusuke Kizu leaves the field.

55'
Conversion

The touch judges raise their flags as Bryn Gatland kicks the conversion.

55'
Try

Nothing was going to stop Ardie Savea from scoring as they record the try for Kobelco Kobe Steelers.

54'

What a run here by Ardie Savea as they get over the gainline!

53'

That's a great try assist by Atsushi Hiwasa.

53'

What a run here by Rakuhei Yamashita as they get over the gainline!

53'
Conversion

The touch judges raise their flags as Bryn Gatland kicks the conversion.

52'
Try

A perfectly timed interception by Rakuhei Yamashita allows them to score the try.

51'

What a run here by Rakuhei Yamashita as they get over the gainline!

51'

Taichi Takahashi makes the break as the defence re-enacts the parting of the red sea.

48'
Penalty Goal

Beauden Barrett makes no mistake with that penalty goal attempt.

47'

Yusuke Kizu makes the break as the defence re-enacts the parting of the red sea.

46'

Tiennan Costley makes the break as the defence re-enacts the parting of the red sea.

42'
Conversion

Bryn Gatland adds the two points for Kobelco Kobe Steelers.

42'
Try

Incisive passing by Kobelco Kobe Steelers is finished off by Bryn Gatland, as they goes over for the try.

41'

Tiennan Costley played a key part in that try.

41'

Fabulous play by Kobelco Kobe Steelers has led to Ardie Savea being able to wriggle through a gap.

41'

Fabulous play by Toyota Verblitz has led to Beauden Barrett being able to wriggle through a gap.

40'

Fabulous play by Kobelco Kobe Steelers has led to Takara Imamura being able to wriggle through a gap.

40'

The second half kicks off.

40'

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

41'
Penalty Goal

Bryn Gatland has kicked a penalty goal.

37'

Fabulous play by Kobelco Kobe Steelers has led to Ardie Savea being able to wriggle through a gap.

34'

Beauden Barrett takes the conversion but it hits the upright and bounces away, kick unsuccessful.

30'
Try

The pressure has finally told as Josh Dickson scores from close range.

29'

Spellbinding play by Charlie Lawrence is finished off with a try.

29'

Trouble here as Charlie Lawrence breaches the defence.

29'
Conversion

Beauden Barrett makes no mistake with that conversion attempt.

26'
Try

Silky skills by Toyota Verblitz ends with a try for Viliame Tuidraki.

25'

Trouble here as Viliame Tuidraki breaches the defence.

25'

Pieter-Steph du Toit played a key part in that try.

25'
Conversion

Bryn Gatland makes no mistake with that conversion attempt.

20'
Try

A wonderful passing move by Kobelco Kobe Steelers is finished off by Ardie Savea

19'

This is dangerous for the defence as Ardie Savea bursts through to advance the Kobelco Kobe Steelers attack.

19'

Rakuhei Yamashita sets up the try.

19'

Kobelco Kobe Steelers make a substitution with Timothy Lafaele coming on.

18'

Kobelco Kobe Steelers make a substitution with Seungsin Lee coming off.

18'

A gap opened in the defence and Kanta Matsunaga took full advantage.

13'

Bryn Gatland has hooked the conversion to the right of the posts.

12'
Try

Ardie Savea scores the try from close range.

11'
Yellow Card

Josh Dickson (Toyota Verblitz) is shown a yellow card

9'

The defensive line has been broken as Daichi Akiyama goes through the gap.

7'

Bryn Gatland can consider themself unlucky as they see the ball hit the left upright and bounce away.

4'

We are underway as the referee blows their whistle.

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Match Details

Kobelco Kobe Steelers v Toyota Verblitz

Japan Rugby League One - Round 8
Sun 3rd March 2024, 12:30am EST
Hanazono Rugby Stadium

Points Flow Chart

Kobelco Kobe Steelers win +35
Kobelco Kobe Steelers
Toyota Verblitz
Kobelco Kobe Steelers
Time in lead
Toyota Verblitz
63
Mins in lead
0
78%
% Of Game In Lead
0%
53%
Possession Last 10 min
47%
14
Points Last 10 min
0

Key Events

Full Time
Gatland
57 - 22
78'
Savea
55 - 22
77'
Gatland
50 - 22
72'
Gatland
48 - 22
71'
Gatland
43 - 22
69'
Costley
41 - 22
68'
Barrett
66'
36 - 22
Himeno
66'
36 - 20
Gatland
36 - 15
55'
Savea
34 - 15
54'
Gatland
29 - 15
52'
Yamashita
27 - 15
51'
Barrett
47'
22 - 15
Gatland
22 - 12
42'
Gatland
20 - 12
41'
Half Time
Gatland
15 - 12
37'
Dickson
29'
12 - 12
Barrett
26'
12 - 7
Tuidraki
25'
12 - 5
Gatland
12 - 0
20'
Savea
10 - 0
19'
Savea
5 - 0
11'
Dickson
9'
0 - 0
Start

22m Entries

Avg. Points Scored
4.5
12
Entries
Avg. Points Scored
3.1
7
Entries

Attack Profile

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Defence Profile

Kobelco Kobe Steelers
Toyota Verblitz
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Ruck Speed

0-3 secs
46%
57%
3-6 secs
38%
32%
6+ secs
11%
5%
76
Rucks Won
90

Last 5 Penalties

45'
53'
60'
62'
65'
Kobelco Kobe Steelers
Toyota Verblitz

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