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

80'

Willie Britz sets up the try.

80'

Willie Britz makes the break as the defence re-enacts the parting of the red sea.

80'
Conversion

Ryoto Nakamura makes no mistake with that conversion attempt.

79'
Try

Incisive passing by Sunwolves is finished off by Atsushi Sakate, as he goes over for the try.

79'

Fabulous play by Lions has led to Rohan Janse van Rensburg being able to wriggle through a gap.

78'

Lions sub Shaun Reynolds comes onto the field.

77'

Aphiwe Dyantyi departs for Lions.

77'

Sunwolves have won 60 rucks so far this game.

77'

Keisuke Uchida comes on for Sunwolves.

73'

Yutaka Nagare leaves the field.

73'
Conversion

Elton Jantjies converts the try.

72'

Hencus van Wyk comes on.

72'

Jiwon Koo comes off.

72'
Try

Silky skills by Lions ends with a try for Rohan Janse van Rensburg.

71'

Trouble here as Rohan Janse van Rensburg breaches the defence.

71'

Lions have won 60 rucks so far this game.

68'

Howard Mnisi comes on.

65'

Harold Vorster comes off.

65'

Willie Britz comes on.

65'

Yoshitaka Tokunaga comes off.

65'

Sunwolves decide to make a substitution, with Ryuji Noguchi getting some game time.

64'

Sunwolves decide to make a substitution, with Hosea Saumaki being replaced.

64'
Conversion

Elton Jantjies has kicked a conversion.

62'
Try

The Lions pack has powered over for Malcolm Marx to score the try.

61'

This is dangerous for the defence as Malcolm Marx bursts through to advance the Lions attack.

61'

Lions make a substitution with Marnus Schoeman coming on.

60'

Lions make a substitution with Len Massyn coming off.

60'

Sunwolves sub Yoshitaka Tokunaga comes onto the field.

60'

Willie Britz departs for Sunwolves.

60'
Conversion

The Sunwolves supporters go wild as Ryoto Nakamura successfully kicks the conversion.

59'

Ryoto Nakamura comes on for Sunwolves.

58'

Harumichi Tatekawa leaves the field.

58'
Try

Kazuki Himeno intercepts the pass to race ahead and score the try for Sunwolves.

58'

A gap opened in the defence and Kazuki Himeno took full advantage.

58'

Pieter Labuschagne has made 10 good tackles so far this game.

58'

Shintaro Ishihara comes on.

58'

Craig Millar comes off.

58'

Robert Kruger comes on.

56'

Lourens Erasmus comes off.

56'

Johannes Jonker comes on.

55'

Jacobie Adriaanse comes off.

55'

Sunwolves decide to make a substitution, with Atsushi Sakate getting some game time.

55'

Sunwolves decide to make a substitution, with Yusuke Niwai being replaced.

55'

Sunwolves make a substitution with Willie Britz coming on.

52'

Sunwolves make a substitution with Yoshitaka Tokunaga coming off.

52'
Conversion

The touch judges raise their flags as Will Tupou kicks the conversion.

51'

Spellbinding play by Will Tupou is finished off with a try.

51'
Try

A wonderful passing move by Sunwolves is finished off by Hosea Saumaki.

50'

The defensive line has been broken as Hosea Saumaki goes through the gap.

50'

Sunwolves sub Grant Hattingh comes onto the field.

47'

Wimpie van der Walt departs for Sunwolves.

47'

Lions have won 40 rucks so far this game.

44'

Sunwolves have won 40 rucks so far this game.

42'
Conversion

Elton Jantjies adds the two points for Lions.

41'

What a run here by Aphiwe Dyantyi as they gets over the gainline!.

40'
Try

A stunning solo try from Aphiwe Dyantyi.

40'

The second half is underway.

40'

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

40'

Hosea Saumaki makes the break as the defence re-enacts the parting of the red sea.

37'

Jiwon Koo comes on for Sunwolves.

34'

Hencus van Wyk leaves the field.

34'

Fabulous play by Lions has led to Aphiwe Dyantyi being able to wriggle through a gap.

33'
Conversion

Will Tupou does the business as his conversion attempt goes over.

31'

Yoshitaka Tokunaga played a key part in that try.

30'
Try

A series of passes by Sunwolves results in a try for Craig Millar.

30'

Elton Jantjies has hooked the conversion to the right of the posts.

27'

Trouble here as Malcolm Marx breaches the defence.

26'
Try

Lions are stopped just a few metres from the try line but Malcolm Marx picks up from the base of the ruck to score the try.

26'

Hencus van Wyk comes on.

25'

Jiwon Koo comes off.

25'

Lions have won 20 rucks so far this game.

23'

This is dangerous for the defence as Kwagga Smith bursts through to advance the Lions attack.

23'
Conversion

Will Tupou makes no mistake with that conversion attempt.

22'

That's a great try assist by Yutaka Nagare.

21'
Try

Kotaro Matsushima scores the try from close range.

21'
Conversion

Elton Jantjies converts the try.

19'
Try

Lions are only a few metres out, surely they must score! And they do with Marvin Orie touching down.

18'

Sunwolves have won 20 rucks so far this game.

14'

A gap opened in the defence and Harold Vorster took full advantage.

14'
Conversion

Elton Jantjies has kicked a conversion.

9'

Malcolm Marx sets up the try.

8'

The defensive line has been broken as Malcolm Marx goes through the gap.

7'
Try

Great hands by Lions leads to a try for Andries Coetzee.

7'
Penalty Goal

Will Tupou has kicked a penalty goal.

1'

We are underway as the referee blows his whistle.

0'
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Match Details

Lions v Sunwolves

Super Rugby Pacific - Round 5
Sat 17th March 2018, 10:15am CDT
Emirates Airlines Park

Points Flow Chart

Lions win +2
Lions
Sunwolves
Lions
Time in lead
Sunwolves
71
Mins in lead
9
88%
% Of Game In Lead
11%
0%
Possession Last 10 min
%
0
Points Last 10 min

Key Events

Full Time
Nakamura
79'
40 - 38
Sakate
79'
40 - 36
Jantjies
40 - 31
72'
Janse van Rensburg
38 - 31
71'
Jantjies
33 - 31
62'
Marx
31 - 31
61'
Nakamura
59'
26 - 31
Himeno
58'
26 - 29
Tupou
51'
26 - 24
Saumaki
50'
26 - 22
Jantjies
26 - 17
41'
Dyantyi
24 - 17
40'
Half Time
Tupou
31'
19 - 17
Millar
30'
19 - 15
Marx
19 - 10
26'
Tupou
22'
14 - 10
Matsushima
21'
14 - 8
Jantjies
14 - 3
19'
Orie
12 - 3
18'
Jantjies
7 - 3
9'
Coetzee
5 - 3
7'
Tupou
1'
0 - 3
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