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LIO
Lions
40
38
FT
Sunwolves
SUN
Super Rugby
Saturday 17 March 2018, 4:15pm CET

Lions v Sunwolves

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  • FT'
  • ConversionRyoto Nakamura
    79'
  • TRY!Atsushi Sakate
    79'
  • ConversionElton Jantjies
    72'
  • TRY!Rohan Janse van Rensburg
    71'
  • ConversionElton Jantjies
    62'
  • TRY!Malcolm Marx
    61'
  • ConversionRyoto Nakamura
    59'
  • TRY!Kazuki Himeno
    58'
  • ConversionWill Tupou
    51'
  • TRY!Hosea Saumaki
    50'
  • ConversionElton Jantjies
    41'
  • TRY!Aphiwe Dyantyi
    40'
  • HT'
  • ConversionWill Tupou
    31'
  • TRY!Craig Millar
    30'
  • TRY!Malcolm Marx
    26'
  • ConversionWill Tupou
    22'
  • TRY!Kotaro Matsushima
    21'
  • ConversionElton Jantjies
    19'
  • TRY!Marvin Orie
    18'
  • ConversionElton Jantjies
    9'
  • TRY!Andries Coetzee
    7'
  • Penalty GoalWill Tupou
    1'

Stats

Match Stats
Player Stats
343
505
Metres
25
41
Carries
35
31
Defenders beaten
11
6
Clean breaks
115
131
Passes
0
11
Offloads
18
9
Turnovers conceded
11
9
Turnovers won
86
97
Tackles
31
35
Missed tackles
Lions T C P
15 Andries Coetzee 1 0 0
14 Rohan Janse van Rensburg 1 0 0
13 Lionel Mapoe 0 0 0
12 Harold Vorster 0 0 0
11 Aphiwe Dyantyi 1 0 0
10 Elton Jantjies 0 5 0
9 Ross Cronje 0 0 0
1 Dylan Smith 0 0 0
2 Malcolm Marx 2 0 0
3 Jacobie Adriaanse 0 0 0
4 Lourens Erasmus 0 0 0
5 Marvin Orie 1 0 0
6 Kwagga Smith 0 0 0
7 Franco Mostert 0 0 0
8 Len Massyn 0 0 0
SUBSTITUTES T C P
16 Robbie Coetzee 0 0 0
17 Sithembiso Sithole 0 0 0
18 Johannes Jonker 0 0 0
19 Robert Kruger 0 0 0
20 Marnus Schoeman 0 0 0
21 Marco Jansen Van Vuuren 0 0 0
22 Howard Mnisi 0 0 0
23 Shaun Reynolds 0 0 0
Sunwolves T C P
15 Kotaro Matsushima 1 0 0
14 Lomano Lemeki 0 0 0
13 Will Tupou 0 3 1
12 Michael Little 0 0 0
11 Hosea Saumaki 1 0 0
10 Harumichi Tatekawa 0 0 0
9 Yutaka Nagare 0 0 0
1 Craig Millar 1 0 0
2 Yusuke Niwai 0 0 0
3 Jiwon Koo 0 0 0
4 Kazuki Himeno 1 0 0
5 Wimpie van der Walt 0 0 0
6 Yoshitaka Tokunaga 0 0 0
7 Pieter Labuschagne 0 0 0
8 Michael Leitch 0 0 0
SUBSTITUTES T C P
16 Atsushi Sakate 1 0 0
17 Shintaro Ishihara 0 0 0
18 Hencus van Wyk 0 0 0
19 Grant Hattingh 0 0 0
20 Willie Britz 0 0 0
21 Keisuke Uchida 0 0 0
22 Ryoto Nakamura 0 2 0
23 Ryuji Noguchi 0 0 0

Standings

Super Rugby

RANK TEAM RPI TOTAL
9 Lions 45 35
15 Sunwolves 21 12
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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.
    Sock
    79'
  • Try
    Incisive passing by Sunwolves is finished off by Atsushi Sakate, as he goes over for the try.
    Sock
    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.
    Sock
    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.
    Sock
    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.
    Sock
    62'
  • Try
    The Lions pack has powered over for Malcolm Marx to score the try.
    Sock
    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.
    Sock
    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.
    Sock
    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.
    Sock
    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.
    Sock
    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.
    Sock
    41'
  • What a run here by Aphiwe Dyantyi as they gets over the gainline!.
    40'
  • Try
    A stunning solo try from Aphiwe Dyantyi.
    Sock
    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.
    Sock
    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.
    Sock
    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.
    Sock
    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.
    Sock
    22'
  • That's a great try assist by Yutaka Nagare.
    21'
  • Try
    Kotaro Matsushima scores the try from close range.
    Sock
    21'
  • Conversion
    Elton Jantjies converts the try.
    Sock
    19'
  • Try
    Lions are only a few metres out, surely they must score! And they do with Marvin Orie touching down.
    Sock
    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.
    Sock
    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.
    Sock
    7'
  • Penalty Goal
    Will Tupou has kicked a penalty goal.
    Sock
    1'
  • We are underway as the referee blows his whistle.
    0'

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