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

82'

This is dangerous for the defence as Malakai Fekitoa bursts through to advance the Tonga attack.

77'
Yellow Card

Neria Fomai (Samoa) is shown a yellow card

77'

Samoa decide to make a substitution, with Charlie Faumuina getting some game time.

73'

Samoa decide to make a substitution, with Titi Lamositele being replaced.

73'

A gap opened in the defence and Duncan Paia'aua took full advantage.

70'

Tonga make a substitution with Tau Koloamatangi coming on.

65'

Tonga make a substitution with Siegfried Fisi'ihoi coming off.

65'

Tonga make a substitution with Solomone Funaki coming on.

65'

Tonga make a substitution with Manu Paea coming off.

65'

Samoa sub Neria Fomai comes onto the field.

64'

D'Angelo Leuila departs for Samoa.

64'
Conversion

The Samoa supporters go wild as D'Angelo Leuila successfully kicks the conversion.

64'
Try

A stunning solo try from Melani Matavao

63'

The defensive line has been broken as Melani Matavao goes through the gap.

63'

The defensive line has been broken as Fritz Lee goes through the gap.

62'

Tonga sub David Lolohea comes onto the field.

60'

Ben Tameifuna departs for Tonga.

60'

The defensive line has been broken as Duncan Paia'aua goes through the gap.

59'

Paula Ngauamo comes on for Tonga.

58'

Siua Maile leaves the field.

58'

Melani Matavao comes on for Samoa.

58'

Jonathan Taumateine leaves the field.

58'
Conversion

The touch judges raise their flags as D'Angelo Leuila kicks the conversion.

58'
Try

A penetrating move by Samoa results in a try for Duncan Paia'aua.

56'

What a run here by Duncan Paia'aua as they get over the gainline!

56'

Christian Leali'ifano played a key part in that try.

56'

Manu Paea comes on.

52'

Sonatane Takulua comes off.

52'

Tonga decide to make a substitution, with Lopeti Timani getting some game time.

48'

Tonga decide to make a substitution, with Steve Mafi being replaced.

48'

Samoa decide to make a substitution, with Titi Lamositele getting some game time.

48'

Samoa decide to make a substitution, with Charlie Faumuina being replaced.

48'

Samoa decide to make a substitution, with Paul Alo-Emile getting some game time.

48'

Samoa decide to make a substitution, with Michael Alaalatoa being replaced.

48'
Conversion

D'Angelo Leuila adds the two points for Samoa.

47'
Try

The Samoa maul march their way over the white wash for Miracle Faiilagi to touch down.

46'

Samoa decide to make a substitution, with Fritz Lee getting some game time.

46'

Samoa decide to make a substitution, with Jack Lam being replaced.

46'

Samoa decide to make a substitution, with Theo McFarland getting some game time.

46'

Samoa decide to make a substitution, with Brian Alainu'uese being replaced.

46'

Samoa decide to make a substitution, with Luteru Tolai getting some game time.

46'

Samoa decide to make a substitution, with Sama Malolo being replaced.

46'

Tonga make a substitution with Malakai Fekitoa coming on.

44'

Tonga make a substitution with Charles Piutau coming off.

44'

The second half kicks off.

40'

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

42'
Penalty Goal

D'Angelo Leuila kicks the penalty.

40'

The ball swings towards the posts but floats to the right, Duncan Paia'aua will have to re-adjust the radar.

39'
Penalty Goal

Otumaka Mausia has kicked a penalty goal.

36'

D'Angelo Leuila has penalty kick attempt at goal but pushes it to the right hand side of the posts.

32'

Christian Leali'ifano comes on for Samoa.

30'

Ulupano Seuteni leaves the field.

30'
Penalty Goal

The touch judges raise their flags as Otumaka Mausia kicks the penalty goal.

29'

Otumaka Mausia comes on.

25'

William Havili comes off.

25'
Conversion

D'Angelo Leuila makes no mistake with that conversion attempt.

24'
Try

Samoa are stopped just a few metres from the try line but Sama Malolo picks up from the base of the ruck to score the try.

23'
Penalty Goal

D'Angelo Leuila does the business as their penalty goal attempt goes over.

16'
Penalty Goal

William Havili has kicked a penalty goal.

4'

We are underway as the referee blows their whistle.

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Match Details

Samoa v Tonga

Internationals - Round 1
Fri 4th August 2023, 10:00pm EDT
Apia Park

Points Flow Chart

Samoa win +25
Samoa
Tonga
Samoa
Time in lead
Tonga
61
Mins in lead
12
73%
% Of Game In Lead
14%
8%
Possession Last 10 min
92%
0
Points Last 10 min
0

Key Events

Full Time
Fomai
34 - 9
77'
Leuila
34 - 9
64'
Matavao
32 - 9
63'
Leuila
27 - 9
58'
Paia'aua
25 - 9
56'
Leuila
20 - 9
47'
Faiilagi
18 - 9
46'
Half Time
Leuila
13 - 9
40'
Mausia
36'
10 - 9
Mausia
29'
10 - 6
Leuila
10 - 3
24'
Malolo
8 - 3
23'
Leuila
3 - 3
16'
Havili
4'
0 - 3
Start

22m Entries

Avg. Points Scored
2.5
12
Entries
Avg. Points Scored
0
5
Entries

Attack Profile

Samoa
Tonga
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Defence Profile

Samoa
Tonga
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Ruck Speed

0-3 secs
45%
53%
3-6 secs
33%
24%
6+ secs
15%
11%
50
Rucks Won
54

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