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

82'

Takaji Young Yen comes on for USA.

80'

Paul Mullen leaves the field.

80'

Chris Mattina comes on.

75'

Luke Carty comes off.

75'

The ball swings towards the posts but floats to the right, Ionel Melinte will have to re-adjust the radar.

75'
Try

A series of passes by Romania results in a try for Marius Simionescu

74'

Ionel Melinte played a key part in that try.

74'

Romania decide to make a substitution, with Ionel Melinte getting some game time.

73'

Romania decide to make a substitution, with Jason Tomane being replaced.

73'

USA make a substitution with Joe Taufete'e coming on.

66'

USA make a substitution with Dylan Fawsitt coming off.

66'

USA make a substitution with Ruben de Haas coming on.

66'

USA make a substitution with Nick McCarthy coming off.

66'

USA make a substitution with Thomas Tu’avao coming on.

66'

USA make a substitution with Luke White coming off.

66'

USA make a substitution with Nate Brakeley coming on.

66'

USA make a substitution with Greg Peterson coming off.

66'

Mihai Muresan curls the ball too far, missing the posts to the right.

66'
Try

Romania are only a few metres out, surely they must score! And they do with Taliauli Sikuea touching down.

65'

The defensive line has been broken as Taliauli Sikuea goes through the gap.

65'

Romania sub Iulian Hartig comes onto the field.

63'

Alexandru Savin departs for Romania.

63'

USA sub Tavite Lopeti comes onto the field.

63'

Tommaso Boni departs for USA.

63'

USA sub Jake Turnbull comes onto the field.

63'

Jack Iscaro departs for USA.

63'
Conversion

The Romania supporters go wild as Mihai Muresan successfully kicks the conversion.

62'
Try

Romania are only a few metres out, surely they must score! And they do with Florin Surugiu touching down.

61'

The defensive line has been broken as Florin Surugiu goes through the gap.

61'

The defensive line has been broken as Florin Surugiu goes through the gap.

60'

Vlad Neculau comes on for Romania.

59'

Cristi Boboc leaves the field.

59'

Alex Gordas comes on for Romania.

57'

Gheorghe Gajion leaves the field.

57'

Mihai Macovei comes on for Romania.

57'

Iulian Hartig leaves the field.

57'

Luke Carty has hooked the conversion to the left of the posts.

56'
Try

The forward pack of USA will be happy with that as the rolling maul barges over for the try.

55'

Florin Bardasu comes on for Romania.

55'

Ovidiu Cojocaru leaves the field.

55'

Stefan Iancu comes on.

51'

Andrei Mahu comes off.

51'

Romania decide to make a substitution, with Iulian Hartig getting some game time.

49'

Romania decide to make a substitution, with Mihai Macovei being replaced.

49'

Cristian Chirica makes the break as the defence re-enacts the parting of the red sea.

49'

The referee has had enough, awarding the penalty try to USA.

46'
Yellow Card

Alexandru Savin (Romania) is shown a yellow card

46'

Romania sub Mihai Muresan comes onto the field.

40'

Romania make a substitution with Gabriel Pop coming off.

40'

Romania sub Florin Surugiu comes onto the field.

40'

Alin Conache departs for Romania.

40'

The second half kicks off.

40'

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

40'
Conversion

Luke Carty adds the two points for USA.

40'
Try

Incisive passing by USA is finished off by Christian Dyer, as they goes over for the try.

39'

Fabulous play by USA has led to Christian Dyer being able to wriggle through a gap.

38'

That's a great try assist by Mika Kruse.

38'

Luke Carty curls the ball too far, missing the posts to the left.

25'
Try

A wonderful passing move by USA is finished off by Nick McCarthy

24'

Nate Augspurger played a key part in that try.

24'

This is dangerous for the defence as Nate Augspurger bursts through to advance the USA attack.

24'
Conversion

Luke Carty has kicked a conversion.

7'
Try

USA are only a few metres out, surely they must score! And they do with Cam Dolan touching down.

6'

We are underway as the referee blows their whistle.

0'
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Match Details

Romania v USA

Internationals - Round 1
Sat 5th August 2023, 01:00pm EDT
Stadionul National Arcul de Triumf

Points Flow Chart

 
Romania
USA
Romania
Time in lead
USA
0
Mins in lead
77
0%
% Of Game In Lead
94%
62%
Possession Last 10 min
38%
5
Points Last 10 min
0

Key Events

Full Time
Simionescu
17 - 31
74'
Sikuea
12 - 31
65'
Muresan
7 - 31
62'
Surugiu
5 - 31
61'
Ryan
55'
0 - 31
Penalty Try
46'
0 - 26
Savin
0 - 19
46'
Half Time
Carty
40'
0 - 19
Dyer
39'
0 - 17
McCarthy
24'
0 - 12
Carty
7'
0 - 7
Dolan
6'
0 - 5
Start

22m Entries

Avg. Points Scored
4.2
4
Entries
Avg. Points Scored
2.8
11
Entries

Attack Profile

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USA
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Defence Profile

Romania
USA
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Ruck Speed

0-3 secs
53%
51%
3-6 secs
30%
22%
6+ secs
11%
15%
54
Rucks Won
47

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