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LEI
Leicester
49
33
FT
Newcastle
NEW
Gallagher Premiership
Saturday 08 September 2018, 10:00am EDT

Leicester v Newcastle

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Key Events

  • Penalty GoalGeorge Ford
    80'
  • FT
  • Yellow CardTelusa Veainu
    62'
  • Penalty GoalGeorge Ford
    56'
  • ConversionToby Flood
    53'
  • TRY!Sami Mavinga
    52'
  • Penalty GoalGeorge Ford
    47'
  • ConversionToby Flood
    45'
  • TRY!Mark Wilson
    45'
  • HT
  • TRY!Jonny May
    40'
  • TRY!Vereniki Goneva
    33'
  • Penalty GoalGeorge Ford
    29'
  • ConversionToby Flood
    26'
  • TRY!Vereniki Goneva
    25'
  • ConversionGeorge Ford
    23'
  • TRY!Manu Tuilagi
    22'
  • Penalty GoalGeorge Ford
    20'
  • ConversionToby Flood
    17'
  • TRY!Sonatane Takulua
    16'
  • ConversionGeorge Ford
    14'
  • TRY!Adam Thompstone
    12'
  • ConversionGeorge Ford
    9'
  • TRY!Jonny May
    8'
  • Penalty GoalGeorge Ford
    6'
  • TRY!George Ford
    1'
  • KO

Stats

Match Stats
Player Stats
462
510
Metres
39
49
Carries
22
32
Defenders beaten
13
14
Clean breaks
149
156
Passes
6
15
Offloads
4
12
Turnovers conceded
5
2
Turnovers won
172
142
Tackles
32
22
Missed tackles
Leicester T C P
15 Telusa Veainu 0 0 0
14 Adam Thompstone 1 0 0
13 Manu Tuilagi 1 0 0
12 Kyle Eastmond 0 0 0
11 Jonny May 2 0 0
10 George Ford 1 3 6
9 Ben Youngs 0 0 0
1 Greg Bateman 0 0 0
2 Tom Youngs 0 0 0
3 Dan Cole 0 0 0
4 Mike Williams 0 0 0
5 Will Spencer 0 0 0
6 David Denton 0 0 0
7 Brendon O'Connor 0 0 0
8 Sione Kalamafoni 0 0 0
SUBSTITUTES T C P
16 Jimmy Stevens 0 0 0
17 Campese Ma'afu 0 0 0
18 David Fe'ao 0 0 0
19 Harry Wells 0 0 0
20 Guy Thompson 0 0 0
21 Sam Harrison 0 0 0
22 Tom Hardwick 0 0 0
23 Jordan Olowofela 0 0 0
Newcastle T C P
15 Simon Hammersley 0 0 0
14 Vereniki Goneva 2 0 0
13 Chris Harris 0 0 0
12 Josh Matavesi 0 0 0
11 Sinoti Sinoti 0 0 0
10 Toby Flood 0 4 0
9 Sonatane Takulua 1 0 0
1 Sami Mavinga 1 0 0
2 George McGuigan 0 0 0
3 Logovi'i Mulipola 0 0 0
4 Calum Green 0 0 0
5 Will Witty 0 0 0
6 Mark Wilson 1 0 0
7 Will Welch 0 0 0
8 Callum Chick 0 0 0
SUBSTITUTES T C P
16 Santiago Socino 0 0 0
17 Adam Brocklebank 0 0 0
18 Jack Payne 0 0 0
19 Tevita Cavubati 0 0 0
20 Gary Graham 0 0 0
21 Sam Stuart 0 0 0
22 Joel Hodgson 0 0 0
23 Alex Tait 0 0 0

Standings

Gallagher Premiership

RANK TEAM RPI TOTAL
5 Leicester 49 17
12 Newcastle 45 7
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  • Penalty Goal
    The touch judges raise their flags as George Ford kicks the penalty goal.
    Sock
    80'
  • It's all over! The referee has blown his whistle to end the game.
    80'
  • Trouble here as Sonatane Takulua breaches the defence.
    77'
  • This is dangerous for the defence as Simon Hammersley bursts through to advance the Newcastle attack.
    77'
  • Newcastle have won 80 rucks so far this game.
    76'
  • A gap opened in the defence and Simon Hammersley took full advantage.
    76'
  • George Ford has an attempt on goal with a drop kick, but it falls well short.
    75'
  • Gary Graham has made 10 good tackles so far this game.
    75'
  • George McGuigan comes on for Newcastle.
    74'
  • Santiago Socino leaves the field.
    74'
  • Jordan Olowofela comes on.
    72'
  • Telusa Veainu comes off.
    72'
  • Sam Harrison comes on.
    70'
  • Ben Youngs comes off.
    70'
  • The defensive line has been broken as Simon Hammersley goes through the gap.
    70'
  • Leicester have won 80 rucks so far this game.
    69'
  • Harry Wells comes on.
    65'
  • Will Spencer comes off.
    65'
  • Newcastle decide to make a substitution, with Jack Payne getting some game time.
    65'
  • Newcastle decide to make a substitution, with Logovi'i Mulipola being replaced.
    65'
  • Newcastle make a substitution with Joel Hodgson coming on.
    65'
  • Newcastle make a substitution with Toby Flood coming off.
    65'
  • Newcastle sub Adam Brocklebank comes onto the field.
    65'
  • Sami Mavinga departs for Newcastle.
    65'
  • Santiago Socino comes on for Newcastle.
    65'
  • George McGuigan leaves the field.
    65'
  • Tevita Cavubati comes on.
    65'
  • Calum Green comes off.
    65'
  • David Fe'ao comes on.
    63'
  • Dan Cole comes off.
    63'
  • Campese Ma'afu comes on.
    63'
  • Greg Bateman comes off.
    63'
  • What a tackle there by Guy Thompson as he saves a certain try!.
    62'
  • Yellow Card
    Telusa Veainu (Leicester) is shown a yellow card.
    Sock
    62'
  • What a run here by Vereniki Goneva as they gets over the gainline!.
    62'
  • Will Spencer has made 10 good tackles so far this game.
    61'
  • Mike Williams has made 10 good tackles so far this game.
    61'
  • Leicester decide to make a substitution, with Jimmy Stevens getting some game time.
    61'
  • Leicester decide to make a substitution, with Tom Youngs being replaced.
    61'
  • Adam Thompstone makes the break as the defence re-enacts the parting of the red sea.
    60'
  • Fabulous play by Leicester has led to George Ford being able to wriggle through a gap.
    58'
  • Leicester have won 60 rucks so far this game.
    57'
  • Penalty Goal
    George Ford adds the points for Leicester.
    Sock
    56'
  • Mark Wilson has made 10 good tackles so far this game.
    54'
  • Trouble here as George Ford breaches the defence.
    54'
  • Conversion
    The Newcastle supporters go wild as Toby Flood successfully kicks the conversion.
    Sock
    53'
  • Try
    The pressure has finally told as Sami Mavinga scores from close range.
    Sock
    52'
  • David Denton has made 10 good tackles so far this game.
    52'
  • Tom Youngs has made 10 good tackles so far this game.
    50'
  • Dan Cole has made 10 good tackles so far this game.
    49'
  • Newcastle have won 60 rucks so far this game.
    49'
  • Newcastle make a substitution with Alex Tait coming on.
    47'
  • Newcastle make a substitution with Sinoti Sinoti coming off.
    47'
  • Newcastle sub Gary Graham comes onto the field.
    47'
  • Callum Chick departs for Newcastle.
    47'
  • Penalty Goal
    George Ford does the business as his penalty goal attempt goes over.
    Sock
    47'
  • This is dangerous for the defence as Mark Wilson bursts through to advance the Newcastle attack.
    47'
  • Conversion
    The touch judges raise their flags as Toby Flood kicks the conversion.
    Sock
    45'
  • Try
    Newcastle are stopped just a few metres from the try line but Mark Wilson picks up from the base of the ruck to score the try.
    Sock
    45'
  • Sione Kalamafoni has made 10 good tackles so far this game.
    44'
  • The second half is underway.
    40'
  • George Ford curls the ball too far, missing the posts to the right.
    40'
  • The half-time whistle blows and both teams’ head for the dressing rooms.
    40'
  • A gap opened in the defence and Jonny May took full advantage.
    40'
  • Telusa Veainu sets up the try.
    40'
  • Try
    A wonderful passing move by Leicester is finished off by Jonny May.
    Sock
    40'
  • Leicester have won 40 rucks so far this game.
    40'
  • Will Witty has made 10 good tackles so far this game.
    39'
  • Guy Thompson comes on for Leicester.
    38'
  • Brendon O'Connor leaves the field.
    38'
  • Newcastle have won 40 rucks so far this game.
    35'
  • Toby Flood has hooked the conversion to the right of the posts.
    35'
  • Chris Harris sets up the try.
    34'
  • Try
    Vereniki Goneva scores the try from close range.
    Sock
    33'
  • The defensive line has been broken as Vereniki Goneva goes through the gap.
    33'
  • Tom Hardwick comes on.
    31'
  • Kyle Eastmond comes off.
    31'
  • Penalty Goal
    George Ford makes no mistake with that penalty goal attempt.
    Sock
    29'
  • Greg Bateman has made 10 good tackles so far this game.
    27'
  • Conversion
    Toby Flood adds the two points for Newcastle.
    Sock
    26'
  • Try
    Newcastle are only a few metres out, surely they must score! And they do with Vereniki Goneva touching down.
    Sock
    25'
  • What a run here by Sami Mavinga as they gets over the gainline!.
    25'
  • Conversion
    George Ford does the business as his conversion attempt goes over.
    Sock
    23'
  • Kyle Eastmond sets up the try.
    22'
  • Try
    A bit of individual brilliance by Manu Tuilagi leads to a try for Leicester.
    Sock
    22'
  • Manu Tuilagi makes the break as the defence re-enacts the parting of the red sea.
    22'
  • Penalty Goal
    George Ford kicks the penalty.
    Sock
    20'
  • Conversion
    Toby Flood makes no mistake with that conversion attempt.
    Sock
    17'
  • Spellbinding play by Sinoti Sinoti is finished off with a try.
    16'
  • Fabulous play by Newcastle has led to Sinoti Sinoti being able to wriggle through a gap.
    16'
  • Try
    A series of passes by Newcastle results in a try for Sonatane Takulua.
    Sock
    16'
  • Newcastle have won 20 rucks so far this game.
    15'
  • Conversion
    George Ford converts the try.
    Sock
    14'
  • Trouble here as Adam Thompstone breaches the defence.
    12'
  • Brendon O'Connor played a key part in that try.
    12'
  • Try
    Great hands by Leicester leads to a try for Adam Thompstone.
    Sock
    12'
  • Leicester have won 20 rucks so far this game.
    12'
  • Conversion
    George Ford has kicked a conversion.
    Sock
    9'
  • That's a great try assist by Brendon O'Connor.
    8'
  • Try
    Jonny May intercepts the pass to race ahead and score the try for Leicester.
    Sock
    8'
  • This is dangerous for the defence as Brendon O'Connor bursts through to advance the Leicester attack.
    8'
  • Penalty Goal
    George Ford has kicked a penalty goal.
    Sock
    6'
  • Toby Flood steps up to take the penalty but pulls it wide and to the left.
    4'
  • George Ford hits the left post with the conversion, failing to add the two points.
    2'
  • Ben Youngs sets up the try.
    2'
  • A gap opened in the defence and George Ford took full advantage.
    2'
  • Try
    A stunning solo try from George Ford.
    Sock
    1'
  • The defensive line has been broken as Will Spencer goes through the gap.
    0'
  • We are underway as the referee blows his whistle.
    0'

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