Match Centre

Full Time

29 - 23

  • Investec Champions Cup

  • Sun 19 Dec 2021

  • Mattioli Woods Welford Road Stadium

4
  • Dolly 17'

  • Hegarty 22'

  • Steward 56'

  • Saumaki 62'

Tries

2
  • Porch 26'

  • Carty 39'

1
  • Hegarty 70'

Penalties

2
  • Carty 4'

  • Carty 47'

3
  • Burns 23'

  • Hegarty 57'

  • Hegarty 63'

Conversions

2
  • Carty 27'

  • Carty 40'

0

Yellow Cards

1
  • Bealham 54'

Nephi

Leatigaga

1

Matthew

Burke

Nic

Dolly

2

Dave

Heffernan

Joe

Heyes

3

Finlay

Bealham

Harry

Wells

4

Ultan

Dillane

Eli

Snyman

5

Niall

Murray

George

Martin

6

Cian

Prendergast

Tommy

Reffell

7

Conor

Oliver

Jasper

Wiese

8

Jarrad

Butler

Ben

Youngs

9

Kieran

Marmion

Freddie

Burns

10

Jack

Carty

Hosea

Saumaki

11

Alex

Wootton

Dan

Kelly

12

Bundee

Aki

Matt

Scott

13

Sammy

Arnold

Freddie

Steward

14

John

Porch

Bryce

Hegarty

15

Tiernan

O'Halloran

Replacements

Julian

Montoya

16

Shane

Delahunt

James

Whitcombe

17

Tietie

Tuimauga

Dan

Cole

18

Jack

Aungier

Calum

Green

19

Leva

Fifita

Ollie

Chessum

20

Abraham

Papali'i

Marco

van Staden

21

Caolin

Blade

Jack

van Poortvliet

22

Conor

Fitzgerald

Guy

Porter

23

Diarmuid

Kilgallen

80

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

80

Jack Carty adds the three points for Connacht Rugby.

74

Connacht Rugby decide to make a substitution, with Diarmuid Kilgallen getting some game time.

74

Connacht Rugby decide to make a substitution, with Alex Wootton being replaced.

74

Connacht Rugby decide to make a substitution, with Jack Aungier getting some game time.

74

Connacht Rugby decide to make a substitution, with Finlay Bealham being replaced.

70

Bryce Hegarty has kicked a penalty goal.

66

Connacht Rugby make a substitution with Caolin Blade coming on.

66

Connacht Rugby make a substitution with Kieran Marmion coming off.

65

Connacht Rugby make a substitution with Leva Fifita coming on.

65

Connacht Rugby make a substitution with Niall Murray coming off.

65

Connacht Rugby make a substitution with Conor Fitzgerald coming on.

65

Connacht Rugby make a substitution with Tiernan O'Halloran coming off.

65

Connacht Rugby make a substitution with Abraham Papali'i coming on.

65

Connacht Rugby make a substitution with Cian Prendergast coming off.

65

Connacht Rugby make a substitution with Tietie Tuimauga coming on.

65

Connacht Rugby make a substitution with Matthew Burke coming off.

65

Leicester Tigers make a substitution with Jack van Poortvliet coming on.

65

Leicester Tigers make a substitution with Ben Youngs coming off.

65

Connacht Rugby make a substitution with Jarrad Butler coming on.

65

Connacht Rugby make a substitution with Jack Aungier coming off.

63

The Leicester Tigers supporters go wild as Bryce Hegarty successfully kicks the conversion.

62

Great hands by Leicester Tigers leads to a try for Hosea Saumaki

62

The defensive line has been broken as Hosea Saumaki goes through the gap.

62

Spellbinding play by Bryce Hegarty is finished off with a try.

61

Leicester Tigers sub Marco van Staden comes onto the field.

61

Tommy Reffell departs for Leicester Tigers.

59

The defensive line has been broken as Kieran Marmion goes through the gap.

58

Ollie Chessum comes on for Leicester Tigers.

58

George Martin leaves the field.

57

The touch judges raise their flags as Bryce Hegarty kicks the conversion.

56

A penetrating move by Leicester Tigers results in a try for Freddie Steward.

56

Dan Kelly played a key part in that try.

55

Jack Aungier comes on for Connacht Rugby.

55

Jarrad Butler leaves the field.

55

Calum Green comes on for Leicester Tigers.

55

Eli Snyman leaves the field.

54

Finlay Bealham (Connacht Rugby) is shown a yellow card

54

Shane Delahunt comes on.

54

Dave Heffernan comes off.

50

Guy Porter comes on.

50

Freddie Burns comes off.

50

Dan Cole comes on.

50

Joe Heyes comes off.

50

James Whitcombe comes on.

50

Nephi Leatigaga comes off.

50

Julian Montoya comes on.

50

Nic Dolly comes off.

47

Jack Carty makes no mistake with that penalty goal attempt.

40

The second half kicks off.

40

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

40

Jack Carty adds the two points for Connacht Rugby.

39

What an effort there by Jack Carty as they score the try.

39

Fabulous play by Connacht Rugby has led to Jack Carty being able to wriggle through a gap.

31

Trouble here as John Porch breaches the defence.

29

Trouble here as Sammy Arnold breaches the defence.

27

Jack Carty makes no mistake with that conversion attempt.

26

Silky skills by Connacht Rugby ends with a try for John Porch.

26

Trouble here as John Porch breaches the defence.

26

Bundee Aki played a key part in that try.

23

Freddie Burns makes no mistake with that conversion attempt.

22

A wonderful passing move by Leicester Tigers is finished off by Bryce Hegarty

22

This is dangerous for the defence as Bryce Hegarty bursts through to advance the Leicester Tigers attack.

22

That's a great try assist by Dan Kelly.

21

This is dangerous for the defence as Matt Scott bursts through to advance the Leicester Tigers attack.

21

Freddie Burns takes the penalty but the ball didn't come round, staying right of the posts.

19

Freddie Burns curls the ball too far, missing the posts to the right.

17

Leicester Tigers are stopped just a few metres from the try line but Nic Dolly picks up from the base of the ruck to score the try.

17

Ben Youngs sets up the try.

8

A gap opened in the defence and Bundee Aki took full advantage.

4

Jack Carty has kicked a penalty goal.

0

We are underway as the referee blows their whistle.

Match Stats

50%

Possession

50%

44%

Territory

56%

Metres

299

402

Carries

56

103

Clean Breaks

3

6

Defenders Beaten

15

19

Passes

70

150

Offloads

1

5

Penalties Conceded

10

13

Turnovers Conceded

11

17

127/146 87%

Tackles won

67/82 82%

14/16 88%

Scrums won

5/6 83%

9/10 90%

Lineouts won

11/13 85%

Action Areas

6%

2.8%

13.5%

22.4%

8.2%

30.9%

11%

5.3%

Player Stats

Connacht Rugby

MP

M

C

P

T

MT

TW

TC

DB

LW

TS

PTS

Matthew Burke

66

4

5

1

2

2

0

0

0

0

0

0

Dave Heffernan

54

4

2

4

2

1

0

0

0

9

0

0

Finlay Bealham

64

1

3

0

1

3

0

0

1

0

0

0

Ultan Dillane

80

2

3

2

8

2

0

0

1

0

0

0

Niall Murray

66

0

5

2

3

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Cian Prendergast

66

6

4

5

2

0

0

0

1

0

0

0

Conor Oliver

80

19

10

5

10

0

1

1

1

0

0

0

Jarrad Butler

70

5

3

5

5

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Kieran Marmion

67

29

3

69

4

0

0

0

1

0

0

0

Jack Carty

80

65

9

22

9

1

0

0

0

0

1

18

Alex Wootton

75

31

6

2

3

1

0

0

1

0

0

0

Bundee Aki

80

26

10

5

3

2

0

0

3

0

0

0

Sammy Arnold

80

30

7

4

4

1

1

0

2

0

0

0

John Porch

80

75

9

2

5

0

0

0

5

0

1

5

Tiernan O'Halloran

66

87

12

6

3

1

0

0

1

0

0

0

Shane Delahunt

26

1

2

3

0

0

0

0

0

2

0

0

Tietie Tuimauga

14

0

2

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Jack Aungier

15

0

2

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Leva Fifita

14

0

0

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Abraham Papali'i

14

4

3

1

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Caolin Blade

13

9

1

9

1

1

0

0

1

0

0

0

Conor Fitzgerald

14

4

2

2

0

0

0

0

1

0

0

0

Diarmuid Kilgallen

5

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

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