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24 - 20
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It's all over! The referee has blown their whistle to end the game.

80'
Penalty Goal

Rikiya Matsuda makes no mistake with that penalty goal attempt.

80'

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

78'

William Hay comes on.

75'

Yukio Morikawa comes off.

75'

A gap opened in the defence and Shota Horie took full advantage.

72'

Saitama Wild Knights make a substitution with Liam Mitchell coming on.

68'

Saitama Wild Knights make a substitution with Mark Abbott coming off.

68'

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

68'

Saitama Wild Knights make a substitution with Marika Koroibete coming off.

68'

Tokyo Sungoliath sub Yukio Morikawa comes onto the field.

62'

William Hay departs for Tokyo Sungoliath.

62'

Tokyo Sungoliath sub Isaiah Punivai comes onto the field.

62'

Taiga Ozaki departs for Tokyo Sungoliath.

62'

Tokyo Sungoliath sub Naoto Saito comes onto the field.

62'

Yutaka Nagare departs for Tokyo Sungoliath.

62'
Penalty Goal

The touch judges raise their flags as Rikiya Matsuda kicks the penalty goal.

61'

The defensive line has been broken as Ryuji Noguchi goes through the gap.

59'

Rikiya Matsuda hits the left post with the conversion, failing to add the two points.

56'
Try

Nothing was going to stop Ryuji Noguchi from scoring as they record the try for Saitama Wild Knights.

55'

What a run here by Ryuji Noguchi as they get over the gainline!

55'

That's a great try assist by Damian de Allende.

55'

What a run here by Tomoki Osada as they get over the gainline!

55'

Kienori Go comes on.

53'

Kosuke Horikoshi comes off.

53'

Daniel Perez comes on.

51'

Craig Millar comes off.

51'

Kyohei Yamasawa comes on.

50'

Dylan Riley comes off.

50'

Kotaro Matsushima comes on.

50'

Seiya Ozaki comes off.

50'

William Hay comes on.

50'

Yukio Morikawa comes off.

50'

Saitama Wild Knights decide to make a substitution, with Asaeli Ai Valu getting some game time.

47'

Saitama Wild Knights decide to make a substitution, with Taiki Fujii being replaced.

47'

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

47'

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

47'

Tokyo Sungoliath decide to make a substitution, with Kan Nakano getting some game time.

46'

Tokyo Sungoliath decide to make a substitution, with Shinnosuke Kakinaga being replaced.

46'
Conversion

Mikiya Takamoto adds the two points for Tokyo Sungoliath.

46'
Try

Slick passing by Tokyo Sungoliath leads to a try for Ryoto Nakamura.

45'

Spellbinding play by Sota Oketani is finished off with a try.

45'

Sota Oketani makes the break as the defence re-enacts the parting of the red sea.

45'

Mikiya Takamoto makes the break as the defence re-enacts the parting of the red sea.

45'
Drop Goal

The Tokyo Sungoliath supporters go wild as Mikiya Takamoto successfully kicks the %a%.

44'

Mikiya Takamoto makes the break as the defence re-enacts the parting of the red sea.

42'

Fabulous play by Saitama Wild Knights has led to Damian de Allende being able to wriggle through a gap.

40'

The second half kicks off.

40'

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

40'

Fabulous play by Tokyo Sungoliath has led to Ryoto Nakamura being able to wriggle through a gap.

37'

Tokyo Sungoliath sub Sione Lavemai comes onto the field.

35'

Sam Jeffries departs for Tokyo Sungoliath.

35'

Ryuga Hashimoto comes on for Tokyo Sungoliath.

32'

Hendrik Tui leaves the field.

32'
Penalty Goal

The Tokyo Sungoliath supporters go wild as Mikiya Takamoto successfully kicks the penalty goal.

31'

Trouble here as Seiya Ozaki breaches the defence.

30'

Trouble here as Tomoki Osada breaches the defence.

28'

Taiga Ozaki comes on.

27'

Isaiah Punivai comes off.

27'
Penalty Goal

Rikiya Matsuda adds the points for Saitama Wild Knights.

24'

Saitama Wild Knights decide to make a substitution, with Itsuki Onishi getting some game time.

23'

Saitama Wild Knights decide to make a substitution, with Shota Fukui being replaced.

23'

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

20'

Tokyo Sungoliath make a substitution with Isaiah Punivai coming on.

17'

Tokyo Sungoliath make a substitution with Taiga Ozaki coming off.

17'

A gap opened in the defence and Shota Emi took full advantage.

16'
Conversion

Rikiya Matsuda converts the try.

12'
Try

A series of passes by Saitama Wild Knights results in a try for Dylan Riley

10'

Damian de Allende played a key part in that try.

10'

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

10'
Conversion

Mikiya Takamoto has kicked a conversion.

9'
Try

Great hands by Tokyo Sungoliath leads to a try for Seiya Ozaki

8'

The defensive line has been broken as Seiya Ozaki goes through the gap.

8'

Taiga Ozaki played a key part in that try.

8'

The defensive line has been broken as Shota Emi goes through the gap.

7'
Penalty Goal

Rikiya Matsuda has kicked a penalty goal.

3'

We are underway as the referee blows their whistle.

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Match Details

Saitama Wild Knights v Tokyo Sungoliath

Japan Rugby League One - Round 7
Sat 17th February 2024, 12:30am EST
Kumagaya Rugby Stadium

Points Flow Chart

Saitama Wild Knights win +4
Saitama Wild Knights
Tokyo Sungoliath
Saitama Wild Knights
Time in lead
Tokyo Sungoliath
60
Mins in lead
18
75%
% Of Game In Lead
23%
82%
Possession Last 10 min
18%
3
Points Last 10 min
0

Key Events

Full Time
Matsuda
24 - 20
80'
Matsuda
21 - 20
61'
Noguchi
18 - 20
55'
Takamoto
46'
13 - 20
Nakamura
45'
13 - 18
Takamoto
44'
13 - 13
Half Time
Takamoto
31'
13 - 10
Matsuda
13 - 7
24'
Matsuda
10 - 7
12'
Riley
8 - 7
10'
Takamoto
9'
3 - 7
Ozaki
8'
3 - 5
Matsuda
3 - 0
3'
Start

22m Entries

Avg. Points Scored
1.9
11
Entries
Avg. Points Scored
1.8
9
Entries

Attack Profile

Saitama Wild Knights
Tokyo Sungoliath
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Defence Profile

Saitama Wild Knights
Tokyo Sungoliath
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Ruck Speed

0-3 secs
34%
47%
3-6 secs
49%
40%
6+ secs
13%
10%
96
Rucks Won
107

Other Fixtures

Comments

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Toko 152 days ago

I think it will be a good game!

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