Match Centre

Full Time

15 - 17

  • United Rugby Championship

  • Sat 23 Sep 2017 | 15:15

  • The Sportsground

2
  • Leader 59'

  • Delahunt 74'

Tries

2
  • Halaholo 37'

  • Halaholo 77'

1
  • Ronaldson 10'

Penalties

1
  • Shingler 63'

1
  • Leader 75'

Conversions

2
  • Shingler 38'

  • Evans 79'

1
  • Muldoon 32'

Yellow Cards

0

Darragh

Leader

15

Rhun

Williams

Cian

Kelleher

14

Alex

Cuthbert

Bundee

Aki

13

Reynold

Lee-Lo

Craig

Ronaldson

12

Willis

Halaholo

Rory

Scholes

11

Tom

James

Andrew

Deegan

10

Steve

Shingler

Kieran

Marmion

9

Lloyd

Williams

Denis

Buckley

1

Bradley

Thyer

Dave

Heffernan

2

Kristian

Dacey

Finlay

Bealham

3

Taufa'ao

Filise

Ultan

Dillane

4

Seb

Davies

Quinn

Roux

5

Damian

Welch

Eoghan

Masterson

6

Josh

Turnbull

Jarrad

Butler

7

Josh

Navidi

John

Muldoon

8

Nick

Williams

Replacements

Shane

Delahunt

16

Ethan

Lewis

Denis

Coulson

17

Corey

Domachowski

Conor

Carey

18

Kieron

Assiratti

Gavin

Thornbury

19

George

Earle

Eoin

McKeon

20

Olly

Robinson

Caolin

Blade

21

Tomos

Williams

Tom

Farrell

22

Jarrod

Evans

Stacey

Ili

23

Matthew

Morgan

80

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

79

Jarrod Evans makes no mistake with that conversion attempt.

67

Connacht decide to make a substitution, with Shane Delahunt getting some game time.

78

This is dangerous for the defence as Willis Halaholo bursts through to advance the Cardiff Blues attack.

77

A wonderful passing move by Cardiff Blues is finished off by Willis Halaholo.

76

Connacht have won 160 rucks so far this game.

75

Darragh Leader converts the try.

74

The Connacht pack has powered over for Shane Delahunt to score the try.

72

Denis Coulson comes on for Connacht.

72

Denis Buckley leaves the field.

72

Matthew Morgan comes on.

72

Rhun Williams comes off.

72

Jarrod Evans comes on.

72

Steve Shingler comes off.

71

Josh Turnbull has made 20 good tackles so far this game.

71

Willis Halaholo has made 20 good tackles so far this game.

69

Connacht have won 140 rucks so far this game.

69

A gap opened in the defence and John Muldoon took full advantage.

69

Josh Navidi has made 20 good tackles so far this game.

67

Caolin Blade comes on.

67

Kieran Marmion comes off.

67

Connacht decide to make a substitution, with Dave Heffernan being replaced.

67

George Earle has made 10 good tackles so far this game.

65

Connacht make a substitution with Gavin Thornbury coming on.

65

Connacht make a substitution with Quinn Roux coming off.

65

Cardiff Blues have won 100 rucks so far this game.

65

Cardiff Blues sub Tomos Williams comes onto the field.

65

Lloyd Williams departs for Cardiff Blues.

65

Corey Domachowski comes on for Cardiff Blues.

65

Bradley Thyer leaves the field.

64

Eoin McKeon comes on.

64

Eoghan Masterson comes off.

64

Conor Carey comes on.

64

Finlay Bealham comes off.

63

Steve Shingler kicks the penalty.

61

Connacht have won 120 rucks so far this game.

61

Ethan Lewis comes on.

61

Kristian Dacey comes off.

60

Andrew Deegan has hooked the conversion to the left of the posts.

59

That's a great try assist by Stacey Ili.

59

The defensive line has been broken as Darragh Leader goes through the gap.

59

A series of passes by Connacht results in a try for Darragh Leader.

58

Reynold Lee-Lo has made 10 good tackles so far this game.

56

Connacht have won 100 rucks so far this game.

56

Seb Davies has made 10 good tackles so far this game.

55

Cardiff Blues decide to make a substitution, with George Earle getting some game time.

55

Cardiff Blues decide to make a substitution, with Damian Welch being replaced.

54

Quinn Roux has made 10 good tackles so far this game.

53

Ultan Dillane has made 10 good tackles so far this game.

53

John Muldoon has made 10 good tackles so far this game.

52

Connacht make a substitution with Thomas Farrell coming on.

52

Connacht make a substitution with Craig Ronaldson coming off.

49

Cardiff Blues sub Olly Robinson comes onto the field.

49

Nick Williams departs for Cardiff Blues.

49

Finlay Bealham has made 10 good tackles so far this game.

48

Cardiff Blues have won 80 rucks so far this game.

47

Connacht have won 80 rucks so far this game.

46

Nick Williams has made 10 good tackles so far this game.

44

Kieron Assiratti comes on for Cardiff Blues.

44

Taufa'ao Filise leaves the field.

43

Josh Navidi has made 10 good tackles so far this game.

43

Willis Halaholo has made 10 good tackles so far this game.

41

Josh Turnbull has made 10 good tackles so far this game.

41

Connacht have won 60 rucks so far this game.

40

Kristian Dacey has made 10 good tackles so far this game.

38

Steve Shingler has kicked a conversion.

40

Rory Scholes comes off.

40

The second half is underway.

40

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

39

Bundee Aki has made 10 good tackles so far this game.

37

Steve Shingler sets up the try.

37

Great hands by Cardiff Blues leads to a try for Willis Halaholo.

37

What a run here by Willis Halaholo as he gets over the gainline!.

32

Steve Shingler makes the break as the defence re-enacts the parting of the red sea.

32

John Muldoon (Connacht) is shown a yellow card.

30

Connacht have won 40 rucks so far this game.

28

Cardiff Blues have won 60 rucks so far this game.

23

Fabulous play by Cardiff Blues has led to Alex Cuthbert being able to wriggle through a gap.

22

Cardiff Blues have won 40 rucks so far this game.

21

Trouble here as Cian Kelleher breaches the defence.

19

This is dangerous for the defence as Seb Davies bursts through to advance the Cardiff Blues attack.

13

A gap opened in the defence and Lloyd Williams took full advantage.

12

Cardiff Blues have won 20 rucks so far this game.

11

Connacht have won 20 rucks so far this game.

10

Craig Ronaldson has kicked a penalty goal.

7

The defensive line has been broken as Andrew Deegan goes through the gap.

0

We are underway as the referee blows his whistle.

Match Stats

57%

Possession

43%

61%

Territory

39%

Metres

359

228

Carries

190

132

Clean Breaks

4

8

Defenders Beaten

12

18

Passes

242

151

Offloads

10

8

Penalties Conceded

13

10

Turnovers Conceded

12

7

164/182 90%

Tackles won

245/257 95%

2/2 100%

Scrums won

6/8 75%

13/13 100%

Lineouts won

14/15 93%

Action Areas

4.7%

5.4%

13.8%

13.6%

19.1%

11.5%

20.4%

11.5%

Player Stats

Connacht Rugby

MP

M

C

P

T

MT

TW

TC

DB

LW

TS

PTS

Darragh Leader

80

74

13

0

0

2

0

0

1

1

1

7

Cian Kelleher

80

41

6

4

6

1

0

0

1

0

0

0

Bundee Aki

80

35

19

4

19

0

1

0

4

0

0

0

Craig Ronaldson

52

8

5

8

4

0

0

0

0

0

0

3

Rory Scholes

40

0

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Andrew Deegan

80

20

8

35

6

1

1

0

1

0

0

0

Kieran Marmion

67

34

9

103

7

1

0

0

1

0

0

0

Denis Buckley

72

5

9

12

9

2

1

0

1

0

0

0

Dave Heffernan

67

27

27

2

13

0

0

0

0

10

0

0

Finlay Bealham

64

0

4

6

14

2

0

0

0

0

0

0

Ultan Dillane

80

12

16

9

19

0

1

0

1

0

0

0

Quinn Roux

65

1

7

7

14

2

0

0

0

0

0

0

Eoghan Masterson

64

4

13

6

7

4

1

0

0

0

0

0

Jarrad Butler

80

22

15

7

14

1

1

0

1

0

0

0

John Muldoon

70

31

12

12

16

0

1

0

1

0

0

0

Shane Delahunt

13

8

4

4

4

0

0

0

0

2

1

5

Denis Coulson

8

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Conor Carey

16

2

2

2

2

0

1

1

0

0

0

0

Gavin Thornbury

15

4

2

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Eoin McKeon

16

0

1

1

3

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

Caolin Blade

13

7

3

12

1

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

Tom Farrell

28

12

9

3

3

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Stacey Ili

40

12

6

4

3

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

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