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27 - 31
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Toyota Verblitz
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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

Great forward play by Kubota Spears allows Hayate Era to score the try.

80'

Shunta Koga comes on.

79'

Shinobu Fujiwara comes off.

79'
Penalty Goal

Beauden Barrett kicks the penalty.

78'

A gap opened in the defence and Kim Suryung took full advantage.

71'
Conversion

The Kubota Spears supporters go wild as Yuhei Shimada successfully kicks the conversion.

68'
Try

Opeti Helu scores the try from close range.

66'

Faulua Makisi sets up the try.

66'

Toyota Verblitz sub Gaku Shimizu comes onto the field.

64'

Shogo Miura departs for Toyota Verblitz.

64'

Toyota Verblitz sub Shuhei Yamaguchi comes onto the field.

63'

Kenta Fukuda departs for Toyota Verblitz.

63'
Conversion

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

62'
Try

A stunning solo try from Taichi Takahashi

62'

The defensive line has been broken as Taichi Takahashi goes through the gap.

62'

Spellbinding play by Ryusei Koike is finished off with a try.

62'

Toyota Verblitz sub Ryusei Koike comes onto the field.

60'

William Tupou departs for Toyota Verblitz.

60'

Toyota Verblitz sub Isaiah Mapusua comes onto the field.

60'

Daichi Akiyama departs for Toyota Verblitz.

60'

Kenta Fukuda comes on for Toyota Verblitz.

56'

Aaron Smith leaves the field.

56'

Halatoa Vailea comes on for Kubota Spears.

56'

Tomoki Kishioka leaves the field.

56'

Uwe Helu comes on for Kubota Spears.

56'

Ruan Botha leaves the field.

56'

Finau Tupa comes on for Kubota Spears.

56'

Pieter Labuschagne leaves the field.

56'

Koga Nezuka comes on.

54'

Haruto Kida comes off.

54'

Yusuke Kizu comes on.

54'

Genki Sudo comes off.

54'

What a run here by Yuichiro Wada as they get over the gainline!

51'

Opeti Helu comes on.

50'

Satoshi Saita comes off.

50'

Hayate Era comes on.

50'

Schalk Erasmus comes off.

50'

Yota Kamimori comes on.

50'

Kota Kaishi comes off.

50'
Conversion

The touch judges raise their flags as Beauden Barrett kicks the conversion.

50'
Try

Nobody was going to stop Yoshikatsu Hikosaka from scoring that try!

48'

Kazuki Himeno makes the break as the defence re-enacts the parting of the red sea.

47'

Yuhei Shimada has hooked the conversion to the right of the posts.

47'
Try

Slick passing by Kubota Spears leads to a try for Kim Suryung.

45'

Kim Suryung makes the break as the defence re-enacts the parting of the red sea.

45'

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

45'
Conversion

Beauden Barrett adds the two points for Toyota Verblitz.

40'
Try

A clever kick there by Toyota Verblitz allows Taichi Takahashi to collect the ball and touch down for the try.

40'

Fabulous play by Toyota Verblitz has led to Taichi Takahashi being able to wriggle through a gap.

40'

Beauden Barrett played a key part in that try.

40'

The second half kicks off.

40'

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

41'

Fabulous play by Kubota Spears has led to Ruan Botha being able to wriggle through a gap.

39'

Fabulous play by Toyota Verblitz has led to Viliame Tuidraki being able to wriggle through a gap.

38'

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

27'
Try

Takeo Suenaga gathers the kick to score the try for Kubota Spears.

26'

Tomoki Kishioka played a key part in that try.

26'

Trouble here as Kim Suryung breaches the defence.

25'

This is dangerous for the defence as Faulua Makisi bursts through to advance the Kubota Spears attack.

23'

This is dangerous for the defence as Tomoki Kishioka bursts through to advance the Kubota Spears attack.

20'

A gap opened in the defence and Charlie Lawrence took full advantage.

13'
Conversion

Beauden Barrett converts the try.

11'
Try

Shogo Miura scores the try from close range.

10'

A gap opened in the defence and Viliame Tuidraki took full advantage.

8'
Penalty Goal

Yuhei Shimada kicks the penalty.

7'

The defensive line has been broken as Rikus Pretorius goes through the gap.

3'

The defensive line has been broken as Charlie Lawrence goes through the gap.

2'

We are underway as the referee blows their whistle.

0'
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Match Details

Kubota Spears v Toyota Verblitz

Japan Rugby League One - Round 9
Fri 8th March 2024, 10:00pm EST
Hanazono Rugby Stadium

Points Flow Chart

Toyota Verblitz win +4
Kubota Spears
Toyota Verblitz
Kubota Spears
Time in lead
Toyota Verblitz
22
Mins in lead
54
27%
% Of Game In Lead
65%
37%
Possession Last 10 min
63%
7
Points Last 10 min
3

Key Events

Full Time
Shimada
27 - 31
82'
Era
25 - 31
80'
Barrett
78'
20 - 31
Shimada
20 - 28
68'
Helu
18 - 28
66'
Barrett
62'
13 - 28
Takahashi
62'
13 - 26
Barrett
50'
13 - 21
Hikosaka
48'
13 - 19
Suryung
13 - 14
45'
Barrett
40'
8 - 14
Takahashi
40'
8 - 12
Half Time
Suenaga
8 - 7
26'
Barrett
11'
3 - 7
Miura
10'
3 - 5
Shimada
3 - 0
7'
Start

22m Entries

Avg. Points Scored
2
13
Entries
Avg. Points Scored
2.8
10
Entries

Attack Profile

Kubota Spears
Toyota Verblitz
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Defence Profile

Kubota Spears
Toyota Verblitz
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Ruck Speed

0-3 secs
58%
43%
3-6 secs
31%
33%
6+ secs
5%
21%
103
Rucks Won
63

Last 5 Penalties

57'
65'
75'
77'
79'
Kubota Spears
Toyota Verblitz

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