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Kubota Spears
Kubota Spears
22 - 55
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Saitama Wild Knights
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It's all over! The referee has blown their whistle to end the game.

82'
Conversion

Yuhei Shimada converts the try.

82'
Try

Kubota Spears are stopped just a few metres from the try line but Asipeli Moala picks up from the base of the ruck to score the try.

81'

Saitama Wild Knights go for goal with Takuya Yamasawa taking the conversion but their aim is not up to scratch as the ball slides to the left of the post.

77'
Try

A wonderful passing move by Saitama Wild Knights is finished off by Takuya Yamasawa

75'

This is dangerous for the defence as Takuya Yamasawa bursts through to advance the Saitama Wild Knights attack.

75'

Kyohei Yamasawa played a key part in that try.

75'
Conversion

Takuya Yamasawa has kicked a conversion.

74'
Try

A series of passes by Saitama Wild Knights results in a try for Kyohei Yamasawa

73'

A gap opened in the defence and Kyohei Yamasawa took full advantage.

73'

Takuya Yamasawa played a key part in that try.

73'
Conversion

Yuhei Shimada has kicked a conversion.

71'
Try

Nobody could stop that maul! Hayate Era places the ball down for the try.

70'

Saitama Wild Knights make a substitution with Keisuke Uchida coming on.

67'

Saitama Wild Knights make a substitution with Taiki Koyama coming off.

67'

Yuhei Shimada curls the ball too far, missing the posts to the left.

64'
Try

The kick through from Kubota Spears has allowed Hiroyuki Yamasaki to touch down.

63'

The defensive line has been broken as Hiroyuki Yamasaki goes through the gap.

63'

Spellbinding play by Tomoki Kishioka is finished off with a try.

63'

Kubota Spears sub Asipeli Moala comes onto the field.

60'

Finau Tupa departs for Kubota Spears.

60'

Saitama Wild Knights sub Kyohei Yamasawa comes onto the field.

60'

Rikiya Matsuda departs for Saitama Wild Knights.

60'
Conversion

The Saitama Wild Knights supporters go wild as Rikiya Matsuda successfully kicks the conversion.

60'
Try

Great hands by Saitama Wild Knights leads to a try for Dylan Riley

58'

Lachlan Boshier played a key part in that try.

58'

The defensive line has been broken as Lachlan Boshier goes through the gap.

58'

What a run here by Keijiro Tamefusa as they get over the gainline!

56'

Hayate Era comes on for Kubota Spears.

55'

Dane Coles leaves the field.

55'

Itsuki Onishi comes on for Saitama Wild Knights.

55'

Ben Gunter leaves the field.

55'

Ruan Botha comes on for Kubota Spears.

55'

David Bulbring leaves the field.

55'

What a run here by Ben Gunter as they get over the gainline!

54'

Mark Abbott comes on.

54'

Lood de Jager comes off.

54'

Sione Teaupa comes on.

54'

Rikus Pretorius comes off.

54'

Marika Koroibete comes on.

54'

Koki Takeyama comes off.

54'
Penalty Goal

Rikiya Matsuda does the business as their penalty goal attempt goes over.

53'

Saitama Wild Knights decide to make a substitution, with Shota Horie getting some game time.

49'

Saitama Wild Knights decide to make a substitution, with Atsushi Sakate being replaced.

49'

Saitama Wild Knights decide to make a substitution, with Daniel Perez getting some game time.

48'

Saitama Wild Knights decide to make a substitution, with Craig Millar being replaced.

48'

Kubota Spears decide to make a substitution, with Yota Kamimori getting some game time.

48'

Kubota Spears decide to make a substitution, with Kota Kaishi being replaced.

48'

Kubota Spears decide to make a substitution, with Halatoa Vailea getting some game time.

48'

Kubota Spears decide to make a substitution, with Koga Nezuka being replaced.

48'

Kubota Spears decide to make a substitution, with JD Schickerling getting some game time.

47'

Kubota Spears decide to make a substitution, with Uwe Helu being replaced.

47'

Kubota Spears decide to make a substitution, with Keijiro Tamefusa getting some game time.

47'

Kubota Spears decide to make a substitution, with Kengo Kitagawa being replaced.

47'
Conversion

Rikiya Matsuda adds the two points for Saitama Wild Knights.

43'
Try

Nobody was going to stop Takuya Yamasawa from scoring that try!

42'

Takuya Yamasawa makes the break as the defence re-enacts the parting of the red sea.

42'

Taiki Koyama played a key part in that try.

42'

Saitama Wild Knights sub Taiki Fujii comes onto the field.

40'

Asaeli Ai Valu departs for Saitama Wild Knights.

40'

The second half kicks off.

40'

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

40'
Conversion

Rikiya Matsuda does the business as their conversion attempt goes over.

38'
Try

A perfectly weighted kick allows Dylan Riley to score the try.

37'

Fabulous play by Saitama Wild Knights has led to Dylan Riley being able to wriggle through a gap.

37'

That's a great try assist by Rikiya Matsuda.

37'

Fabulous play by Saitama Wild Knights has led to Takuya Yamasawa being able to wriggle through a gap.

33'

Trouble here as Ben Gunter breaches the defence.

31'
Conversion

Rikiya Matsuda makes no mistake with that conversion attempt.

29'
Try

The pressure has finally told as Taiki Koyama scores from close range.

28'

Trouble here as Taiki Koyama breaches the defence.

28'

Trouble here as Dylan Riley breaches the defence.

26'

Rikiya Matsuda curls the ball too far, missing the posts to the left.

21'
Try

A wonderful passing move by Saitama Wild Knights is finished off by Koki Takeyama

19'

This is dangerous for the defence as Koki Takeyama bursts through to advance the Saitama Wild Knights attack.

19'

Jack Cornelsen sets up the try.

19'
Conversion

Rikiya Matsuda converts the try.

14'
Try

A bit of individual brilliance by Damian de Allende leads to a try for Saitama Wild Knights

13'

A gap opened in the defence and Damian de Allende took full advantage.

13'

Spellbinding play by Lood de Jager is finished off with a try.

13'

A gap opened in the defence and Taiki Koyama took full advantage.

8'
Penalty Goal

Yuhei Shimada has kicked a penalty goal.

2'

We are underway as the referee blows their whistle.

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Match Details

Kubota Spears v Saitama Wild Knights

Japan Rugby League One - Round 11
Fri 22nd March 2024, 06:00am EDT
Prince Chichibu Memorial Stadium

Points Flow Chart

Saitama Wild Knights win +33
Kubota Spears
Saitama Wild Knights
Kubota Spears
Time in lead
Saitama Wild Knights
11
Mins in lead
69
13%
% Of Game In Lead
84%
32%
Possession Last 10 min
68%
14
Points Last 10 min
12

Key Events

Full Time
Shimada
22 - 55
82'
Moala
20 - 55
81'
Yamasawa
75'
15 - 55
Yamasawa
74'
15 - 50
Yamasawa
73'
15 - 48
Shimada
15 - 43
71'
Era
13 - 43
70'
Yamasaki
8 - 43
63'
Matsuda
60'
3 - 43
Riley
58'
3 - 41
Matsuda
53'
3 - 36
Matsuda
43'
3 - 33
Yamasawa
42'
3 - 31
Half Time
Matsuda
38'
3 - 26
Riley
37'
3 - 24
Matsuda
29'
3 - 19
Koyama
28'
3 - 17
Takeyama
19'
3 - 12
Matsuda
14'
3 - 7
de Allende
13'
3 - 5
Shimada
3 - 0
2'
Start

22m Entries

Avg. Points Scored
3.8
5
Entries
Avg. Points Scored
3.6
15
Entries

Attack Profile

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Saitama Wild Knights
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Defence Profile

Kubota Spears
Saitama Wild Knights
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Ruck Speed

0-3 secs
45%
54%
3-6 secs
31%
34%
6+ secs
17%
5%
45
Rucks Won
78

Last 5 Penalties

61'
67'
68'
79'
80'
Kubota Spears
Saitama Wild Knights

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