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Prince Chichibu Memorial Stadium, Tokyo - 30 May 2014
KO: 19:00 HT: 20-7
15 Ayumu Goromaru 14 Yoshikazu Fujita 13 Kotaro Matsushima 12 Yuu Tamura 11 Akihito Yamada 10 Harumichi Tatekawa 9 Atsushi Hiwasa 1 Masataka Mikami 2 Takeshi Kizu 3 Kensuke Hatakeyama 4 Hitoshi Ono 5 Shinya Makabe 6 Hendrik Tui 7 MICHAEL LEITCH (C) 8 Koliniashi Holani BENCH: 16 Hisateru Hirashima 17 Hiroki Yuhara 18 Hiroshi Yamashita 19 Shoji Ito 20 Luke Thompson 21 Justin Ives 22 Keisuke Uchida 23 Ryoto Nakamura
SCORERS T: Fujita (2), Matsushima C: Gormaru (3) P: Goromaru (4)
15 Tulolo Tulolo 14 Tua Otto 13 Brando Va'aulu 12 ANDY TUILAGI (C) 11 Rupeni Levasa 10 Patrick Fa'apale 9 Vavao Afemai 1 Aniseko Sio 2 Andrew Williams 3 Jake Grey 4 Fa'atiga Lemalu 5 Maselino Paulino 6 Falemiga Selesele 7 Oneone Fa'afou 8 Misioka Timoteo BENCH: 16 Ropeti Lafo 17 Manu Leiataua 18 Samuel Aiono 19 Levi Asifa'amatala 20 Lio Lolo 21 Vaiofaga Simanu 22 Meki Magele 23 Kaino Thomsen-Fuataaga
SCORERS T: Otto, Va’alu C: Fa’apale
Referee: John Lacey
CRAI, Santo Tomé, Santa Fe - 31 May 2014
KO: 16:00 HT: 14-0
1 Lucas Noguera Paz 2 Matías Cortese 3 Nahuel Tetaz Chaparro 4 Matías Alemanno 5 Tomás Lavanini 6 Rodrigo Báez 7 Facundo Isa 8 Benjamín Macome 9 MARTÍN LANDAJO (C) 10 Nicolás Sánchez 11 Santiago Cordero 12 Gabriel Ascárate 13 Jerónimo De la Fuente 14 Matías Orlando 15 Joaquín Tuculet
SCORERS T: Santiago Cordero, Joaquín Tuculet, Santiago González Iglesias, Bruno Postiglioni (2), Manuel Montero C: Nicolás Sánchez (2), Santiago González Iglesias (3)
1 Ignacio Sáenz Lancuba 2 Tomás Baravalle 3 Santiago García Botta 4 Martin Chiappesoni 5 Franco Baldoni 6 Lucas Maguire 7 Lautaro Casado 8 LISANDRO AHUALLI (C) 9 Marcos Bollini 10 Sebastián Poet 11 Tomás Carrió 12 Juan Ignacio Brex 13 Matías Masera 14 Facundo Barrea 15 Gonzalo Gutiérrez Taboada
Referee: Francisco Pastrana Asst Referees: Juan Sylvestre, Emilio Traverso
Twickenham - 01 June 2014
KO: 15:00 HT: 18-14
HOSEA GEAR struck twice in the second half as the Barbarians clinched a memorable win over a young inexperienced England side at Twickenham.
Benson Stanley and Juan Martin Hernandez struck in the first half with Mamuka Gorgodze powering to the line immediately after the interval. While the back line talents of the likes of Gear and centre Rene Ranger were highlighted, Head Coach Dean Ryan paid tribute to the forwards who enabled them to function so effectively.
Dave Ewers, Charlie Sharples and Henry Slade all scored tries for England before Gear’s two sublime long-range efforts earned the Barbarians their first win in this fixture since 2011 to level the series between the sides at seven wins apiece.
Zimbabwe-born Ewers started proceedings by pounding through the Baa-Baas' fringe defence for the game's first try.
But Stanley crossed after a smart pass exchange with outside centre Ranger, Brock James converting to level the scores.
An Elliot Daly penalty edged England 10-7 up and Ollie Devoto’s smart kick put Sharples in for the second try.
But James’s superb crosskick to Gear ended in Hernandez cantering over and the Barbarians trailed by just four points at the interval at 18-14 down.
Gorgodze - nicknamed Gorgodzilla by Top 14 fans in France - powered his way over with the score confirmed by the TMO at the start of the second half, James converting and adding penalty for a 24-18 lead.
Back came England down the right with Slade wriggling over but the Exeter Chiefs fly half was unable to convert and Francois Trinh-Duc then traded penalties with him going into the final quarter.
The Baa-Baas punished England immediately, Gear outstripping Daly to romp home, with Trinh-Duc converting for a 34-26 advantage.
Slade cut the Barbarians' lead to five points with his third penalty of the afternoon but, as England searched for a route back into the contest, the visitors struck again, Gear stealing his second stylish try.
15 Elliot Daly (London Wasps) 14 Semesa Rokoduguni (Bath & Army) 13 Jonathan Joseph (Bath Rugby) 12 Sam Hill (Exeter Chiefs) 11 Charlie Sharples (Gloucester) 10 Henry Slade (Exeter Chiefs) 9 Joe Simpson (London Wasps) 1 Ross Harrison (Sale Sharks) 2 Rob Buchanan (Harlequins) 3 Kyle Sinckler (Harlequins) 4 Michael Paterson (Sale Sharks) 5 GRAHAM KITCHENER (LEICESTER TIGERS) (C) 6 Jamie Gibson (Leicester Tigers) 7 Luke Wallace (Harlequins) 8 Dave Ewers (Exeter Chiefs) BENCH: 16 Tommy Taylor (Sale Sharks) 17 Fraser Balmain (Leicester Tigers) 18 Will Collier (Harlequins) 19 Charlie Matthews (Harlequins) 20 James Gaskell (Sale Sharks) 21 Dan Robson (Gloucester) 22 Ollie Devoto (Bath) 23 Rob Miller (Sale Sharks)
SCORERS T: Ewers, Sharples, Slade C: Slade P: Daly, Slade (3)
15 Juan Martin Hernandez (Racing Métro & Pumas) 14 Joe Rokocoko (Bayonne & NZ) 13 Rene Ranger (Montpellier & NZ) 12 Benson Stanley (Clermont & NZ) 11 Hosea Gear (Toulouse & NZ) 10 Brock James (Clermont) 9 Jimmy Cowan (Gloucester & NZ) 1 Sona Taumalolo (Perpignan & Tonga) 2 Ti‘i Paulo (Clermont & Samoa) 3 Davit Kubriashvili (Stade Français & Georgia) 4 Donncha O’Callaghan (Munster & Ireland) 5 Juandré Kruger (Racing Métro & SA) 6 JUAN MANUEL LEGUIZAMÓN (LYON & PUMAS) (C) 7 Alexandre Lapandry (Clermont & France) 8 Mamuka Gorgodze (Montpellier & Georgia) BENCH: 16 Andrew Hore (Maniototo & NZ) 17 Julien Brugnaut (Racing Métro & France) 18 Nahuel Lobo (Montpellier & Pumas) 19 Joe Tekori (Toulouse & Samoa) 20 Roger Wilson (Ulster & Ireland) 21 Tomas Cubelli (Belgrano & Pumas) 22 Francois Trinh-Duc (Montpellier & France) 23 Anthony Tuitavake (Montpellier & NZ)
SCORERS T: Stanley, Hernandez, Gorgodze, Gear (2) C: James (3), Trinh-Duc P: James, Trinh-Duc
Referee: Mathieu Raynal (FFR) Asst Referees: Neil Hennessey (WRU), Ben Whitehouse (WRU) TMO: Gareth Simmonds (WRU)
National Stadium, Suva - 07 June 2014
KO: 15:00 HT: 5-7
15 Metuisela Talebula 14 Napolioni Nalaga 13 Asaeli Tikoirotuma 12 Nemani Nadolo 11 Timoci Nagusa 10 Jonetani Ralulu 9 Nemia Kenatale 8 Nemani Nagusa 7 AKAPUSI QERA (C) 6 Dominiko Waqaniburotu 5 Api Naikatini 4 Api Ratuniyarawa 3 Manasa Saulo 2 Tuapati Talemaitoga 1 Campese Ma’afu BENCH: 16 Sunia Koto 17 Jerry Yanuyanutawa 18 Isei Colati 19 Wame Lewaravu 20 Malakai Ravulo 21 Nikola Matawalu 22 Watisoni Votu 23 Adriu Delai
SCORERS T: Nadalo, Nagusa, Nalaga C: Ralulu, Nadolo P: Nadolo (2)
15 Luke Mclean 14 Leonardo Sarto 13 Michele Campagnaro 12 Alberto Sgarbi 11 Giovambattista Venditti 10 Luciano Orquera 9 Guglielmo Palazzani* 8 Manoa Vosawai 7 Mauro Bergamasco 6 Joshua Furno 5 Marco Bortolami 4 QUINTIN GELDENHUYS (C) 3 Lorenzo Cittadini 2 Leonardo Ghiraldini 1 Matias Aguero BENCH: 16 Davide Giazzon 17 Andrea De Marchi* 18 Alberto De Marchi 19 George Fabio Biagi 20 Paul Derbyshire 21 Tito Tebaldi 22 Tommaso Allan 23 Andrea Masi
SCORERS T: PT (2) C: Orquera (2)
Referee: JP Doyle (FRU) Asst Referees: Rohan Hoffman (ARU), James Leckie (ARU)
Estadio Centenario, Resistencia - 07 June 2014
KO: 15:40 HT: 10-11
HOW IT HAPPENED MINUTE BY MINUTE...
Pumas 0-0 Ireland 1min Anthems done for 1st ever match at Resistencia. Ireland have never won against Pumas on foreign soil.
Pumas 0-0 Ireland 2mins Ireland have 1st lineout on H/W & forced to work width of pitch as blue/white wall stops forward movement
Pumas 0-0 Ireland 4mins Still not made any ground; well at least they can practice offloads!
Pumas 0-0 Ireland 5mins Eventually it's Pumas ball & kick to touch for 10m lineout
Pumas 0-0 Ireland 6mins Time off for blood being cleaned off Pumas prop from eyebrow cut probably; Ireland scrum
Pumas 0-0 Ireland 8mins Good scrum & end up in Pumas 22; Robbie Diack has 2 man overlap but goes to ground
Pumas 0-3 Ireland 9mins However penalty goes Ireland's way & Johnny Sexton pops it over successfully
Pumas 0-3 Ireland 11mins Pumas scrum just inside Ireland's 22; it goes down as Glen Jackson marshals...
Pumas 0-3 Ireland 12mins But in 90 seconds Ireland are just 5m from Pumas T/L & have scrum...
Pumas 0-3 Ireland 14mins Scrum is good & think they're over T/L but Jackson says no; then pinged for offside at breakdown!
Pumas 0-3 Ireland 15mins Pumas work fast & clear to touch in Ireland's 22 giving visitors lineout at wrong end of pitch
Pumas 0-3 Ireland 16mins Pumas are in fact resting their top 13 players who have returned from European competition
Pumas 0-3 Ireland 17mins This is definitely end to end rugby with Ireland back in Pumas' 22...Pumas hand over penalty
Pumas 0-6 Ireland 18mins Johnny has chance to double score from easy position...& he does
Pumas 0-6 Ireland 21mins Pumas are away from own half & chip ahead but green shirt calls mark & collects
Pumas 0-6 Ireland 23mins Ireland work to clear Pumas away but captain Martín Landajo attacks; recycling quick & 2m out
Pumas 0-6 Ireland 25mins Ireland force them back but then hand over penalty & Nicolás Sánchez tees up from outside 22
Pumas 3-6 Ireland 26mins Sanchez kicks it in a laid back fashion & it's perfectly through so they're on the board
Pumas 3-6 Ireland 28mins But then Benjamin Macome binned for tackling player in air; Manuel Montero not penalised
Pumas 3-6 Ireland 30mins Sanchez hands off Chris Henry, offloads to Montero who is spectacular down the line...
Pumas 8-6 Ireland 30mins ...as he side steps everyone & everything to score in corner in world-class fashion!
Pumas 10-6 Ireland 31mins Sanchez converts from out wide while Ireland just look on in shock with a man up!
Pumas 10-11 Ireland 34mins Ireland respond quickly with try from Henry; Johnny tees up to sound of jeers & vuvuzelas
Pumas 10-11 Ireland 36mins Maybe the racket put Johnny off as he pulls it wide
Pumas 10-11 Ireland 39mins Pumas defensive lineout outside 22 & Ireland nick it & attack; a knock on from Pumas ends that play
Pumas 10-11 Ireland 40mins No penalty & instead Jackson calls time on the half...
Pumas 10-11 Ireland HT T: Montero C: Sanchez P: Sanchez Macome | T: Henry P: Sexton (2)
Pumas 10-11 Ireland 41mins Play halted for TMO check of tackle on Ireland - all amounts to nothing at all
Pumas 10-16 Ireland 42mins Meanwhile, Johnny Sexton runs over quick ball to score impressively thanks to Luke Marshall
Pumas 10-16 Ireland 44mins But Johnny can't bag the conversion; & Pumas have space from chip ahead...
Pumas 10-16 Ireland 45mins But they can't finish it & come away with nothing in 22
Pumas 10-16 Ireland 47mins Pumas secure scrum inside Ireland's 22 but it goes down...
Pumas 10-16 Ireland 49mins Scrum goes passed 90 degrees so put in reversed to Ireland...
Pumas 10-16 Ireland 51mins Ball flies out into Puma hands & they attack into 22; forced back & v slow ball results
Pumas 10-16 Ireland 52mins But Rory Best forces turnover at breakdown; timeout as Simon Zebo's boot gets strapped; Ireland scrum
Pumas 10-16 Ireland 52mins Ireland win free kick after Pumas pinged in scrum & Johnny clears it
Pumas 10-16 Ireland 54mins A v odd 2-player lift move crouched Rodrigo Baez off the breakdown; penalty Pumas
Pumas 10-16 Ireland 55mins Pumas threaten repeatedly but as they break, Ireland force to touch & Ireland have defensive lineout
Pumas 10-16 Ireland 56mins Ireland clear from own 22 for Pumas lineout on 10m...
Pumas 10-21 Ireland 57mins lineout is good but Andrew Trimble intercepts & runs remainder of pitch to score under posts!
Pumas 10-23 Ireland 58mins Johnny converts & Ireland are starting to break the hoodoo of losing in Argentina
Pumas 10-23 Ireland 59mins Ireland have penalty deep in own 22 to clear, but soon give one back & Sanchez tees up...
Pumas 10-23 Ireland 60mins Ireland called mark - wasn't penalty; meanwhile Sanchez misses the kick
Pumas 10-23 Ireland 63mins Ireland scrum inside Pumas 22; is reset...
Pumas 10-23 Ireland 65mins Quick ball out back to Zebo > offload to BOD replacement Darren Cave who tries to go in corner
Pumas 10-23 Ireland 65mins Clear Cave's feet & legs were in touch tho Ireland think they've scored; TMO confirms
Pumas 10-26 Ireland 66mins But penalty to Ireland & Sexton replacement Ian Madigan pops it over with ease
Pumas 10-26 Ireland 68mins Most of both benches meanwhile have been emptied with just over 10 minutes to go...
Pumas 10-26 Ireland 70mins Last Ireland rep Rodney Ah You on for debut after ridiculous IRB qualifying rules kick in
Pumas 10-26 Ireland 71mins Living in country 3yrs is enough to qualify - bonkers - so coz All Blacks U19 & U20!
Pumas 10-29 Ireland 72mins IRB really need to wake up & smell the coffee! Preposterous. Meanwhile Madigan adds 3
Pumas 10-29 Ireland 74mins Argentinean crowd awfully pleased when homeside win penalty...
Pumas 10-29 Ireland 75mins Pumas defensive scrum on own 10m; has to be reset a tad...
Pumas 10-29 Ireland 77mins Ireland heave over scrum but Pumas hold onto ball impressively..not making much yardage tho
Pumas 10-29 Ireland 77mins But suddenly momentum switches on & they're on edge of T/L to glee of crowd...
Pumas 15-29 Ireland 78min Excellent work for relative novices & Tomás De la Vega impressively scores over Irish bodies
Pumas 17-29 Ireland 79mins Santiago González Iglesias converts but not much time for any catch up...
Pumas 17-29 Ireland 80+1mins Ireland make it up to Pumas' 22 but homeside nab possession & have penalty...
Pumas 17-29 Ireland 80+2mins Pumas charge one last time but forced into touch & it's done...
15 Joaquin Tuculet 14 Santiago Cordero 13 Jerónimo De la Fuente 12 Gabriel Ascarate 11 Manuel Montero 10 Nicolás Sánchez 9 MARTÍN LANDAJO (C) 1 Lucas Noguera Paz 2 Matías Cortese 3 Ramiro Herrera* 4 Manuel Carizza 5 Tomas Lavanini 6 Rodrigo Baez 7 Tomás De la Vega 8 Benjamin Macome BENCH: 16 Julian Montoya 17 Bruno Postiglioni 18 Nahuel Tetaz Chaparro 19 Matías Alemanno 20 Javier Ortega Desio 21 Tomás Cubelli 22 Santiago González Iglesias 23 Lucas González Amorosino
SCORERS T: Montero, de la Vega C: Sanchez, Gonzalez Iglesias P: Sanchez Macome
15 Felix Jones 14 Andrew Trimble 13 Darren Cave 12 Luke Marshall 11 Simon Zebo 10 Jonathan Sexton 9 Conor Murray 1 Jack McGrath 2 Rory Best 3 Mike Ross 4 Iain Henderson 5 PAUL O'CONNELL (C) 6 Robbie Diack* 7 Chris Henry 8 Jordi Murphy BENCH: 16 Damien Varley 18 Rodney Ah You* 19 Devin Toner 20 Jamie Heaslip 21 Kieran Marmion* 22 Ian Madigan 23 Fergus McFadden
SCORERS T: Henry, Sexton, Trimble C: Sexton P: Sexton (2), Madigan (2)
Referee: Glen Jackson (NZR) Asst Referees: Mike Fraser (NZR), Jaco van Heerden (SARU) TMO: Shaun Veldsman (SARU)
Newlands, Cape Town - 07 June 2014
KO: 17:00 HT: 18-13
15 Willie le Roux 14 Cornal Hendricks* 13 JP Pietersen 12 Frans Steyn 11 Bryan Habana 10 Morné Steyn 9 Ruan Pienaar 8 Duane Vermeulen 7 Willem Alberts 6 Francois Louw 5 VICTOR MATFIELD (C) 4 Bakkies Botha 3 Jannie du Plessis 2 Bismarck du Plessis 1 Tendai Mtawarira BENCH: 16 Schalk Brits 17 Gurthrö Steenkamp 18 Coenie Oosthuizen 19 Flip van der Merwe 20 Schalk Burger 21 Fourie du Preez 22 Johan Goosen 23 Lwazi Mvovo
SCORERS T: Habana, Botha, Bismarck du Plessis (2), Goosen, le Roux C: Morne Steyn (2), Goosen (2) P: Morne Steyn (3)
15 James O'Connor 14 Drew Mitchell 13 Rene Ranger 12 Wynand Olivier 11 Hosea Gear 10 MATT GITEAU (C) 9 Rory Kockott 8 Roger Wilson 7 Steffon Armitage 6 Mamuka Gorgodze 5 Alistair Hargreaves 4 Juandré Kruger 3 Carl Hayman 2 Craig Burden 1 Sona Taumalolo BENCH: 16 Andrew Hore 17 Schalk Ferreira 18 Pat Cilliers 19 Joe Tekori 20 Alexandre Lapandry 21 Jimmy Cowan 22 Francois Trinh-Duc 23 Benson Stanley
SCORERS T: Hargreaves C: O'Connor P: O'Connor (2) Gorgodze, Cowan
Referee: George Clancy (IRFU)
BBVA Compass Stadium, Houston - 07 June 2014
KO: 19:00 HT: 3-17
15 Chris Wyles 14 Blaine Scully 13 Seamus Kelly 12 Andrew Suniula 11 Luke Hume 10 Shalom Suniula 9 Mike Petri 1 Olive Kilifi 2 Phil Thiel 3 Eric Fry 4 Louis Stanfill 5 Hayden Smith 6 TODD CLEVER (C) 7 Scott LaValla 8 Cameron Dolan BENCH: 16 Tom Coolican 17 Nick Wallace 18 Titi Lamositele 19 Tai Tuisamoa 20 Danny Barrett 21 Folau Niua 22 Chad London 23 Tim Maupin
SCORERS P: Wyles (2) Kilifi
15 Stuart Hogg 14 Sean Maitland 13 Sean Lamont 12 Duncan Taylor 11 Tim Visser 10 Finn Russell* 9 GREIG LAIDLAW (C) 1 Gordon Reid* 2 Scott Lawson 3 Geoff Cross 4 Richie Gray 5 Jim Hamilton 6 Alasdair Strokosch 7 Blair Cowan* 8 Johnnie Beattie BENCH: 16 Pat MacArthur 17 Alex Allan* 18 Moray Low 19 Grant Gilchrist 20 Kieran Low 21 Grayson Hart* 22 Ruaridh Jackson 23 Max Evans
SCORERS T: Hogg, Visser, PT C: Laidlaw (3) P: Laidlaw
Referee: Pascal Gauzere (FFR) Asst Referees: Francisco Pastrana (UAR), Chris Assmus (CAN) TMO: Andrew Hosie (CAN)
Eden Park, Auckland - 07 June 2014
KO: 19:35 HT: 9-9
HOW IT HAPPENED MINUTE BY MINUTE...
NZ v England Right then...ABs run out to a full house at Eden Park's modest 50k capacity stadium...England raring
NZ v England Rebecca Nelson warbles her way thru God Save The Queen...Laura Wright she ain't!
NZ v England Kiwi chick Lizzie a vast improvement wit NZ anthem...
NZ v England Almost there... & England, frankly, have nothing to lose here since no one's won here in 20 yrs
NZ v England It's haka time...& it's the traditional ka mate...won't be a jump at the end tho...
NZ v England Time to see if ABs may learn names of a few of their opposition today...Nigel Owens at the helm
NZ v England England won kick off...Freddie Burns' time to shine!
All Blacks 0-0 England 1min KO good, ABs clear, England win ball at B/D & captain Chris Robshaw charges...
All Blacks 0-0 England 2mins & Ma'a Nonu blatantly pulls James Haskell back as he tries to support Robbo - no getting away
All Blacks 0-3 England 2mins Owens sees it & it's penalty England - Burns kicks it spot on & England open scoring
All Blacks 0-3 England 5mins England not shying away from the challenge today as are looking strong...
All Blacks 0-3 England 6mins Not like Owens to get it wrong but pings Jonny May for knock on when he was clearly in control...
All Blacks 0-3 England 7mins ...as he knocked it back - not forward. ABs scrum in England territory & into 22...
All Blacks 3-3 England 9mins Ben Youngs offside before a knock on & Aaron Cruden equalises for the home side
All Blacks 3-3 England 11mins England retaliate from KO with an impressive charge deep into ABs' 22...
All Blacks 3-3 England 12mins Neat hands exposes ABs' fallibility & Burns pops over in corner but whistle for forward pass
All Blacks 3-3 England 12mins Bit of a hullabaloo in comms between May & Mike Brown & scrum to ABs...
All Blacks 3-3 England 12m Chip ahead & ball flies over tryline closely chased by Israel Dagg & Manu Tuilagi - Manu gets there
All Blacks 3-3 England 14mins Manu saves the day & ABs come again; ball ends up back on ABs' 22
All Blacks 3-3 England 15mins Beautiful kick from Burns but England not listening to ref's orders so free kick ABs
All Blacks 3-3 England 16mins Cruden kicks England away from anger zone & England ball on H/W...
All Blacks 3-3 England 18mins England battle way back up to ABs 22 again & penalty coming...Burns tees up with confidence
All Blacks 3-6 England 19mins From out wide on 22, Snr Burns doesn't falter...much like little bro Billy in U20s last night
All Blacks 3-6 England 20mins A little time out whilst all the boys catch their breath before England scrum on ABs 10m
All Blacks 3-6 England 20mins Used to be Richie McCaw winning breakdowns...mantle appears to have transferred to Robbo!
All Blacks 3-9 England 21mins Another England penalty & Burns racks up a third penalty already
All Blacks 3-9 England 22mins So far, only ABs restarts failing England...all else seems to be working well
All Blacks 3-9 England 23mins Spoke to soon...Robbo comes in from offside & Cruden tees up off centre outside 22
All Blacks 6-9 England 25mins Dagg clears England back into touch; England lineout but still in ABs territory
All Blacks 6-9 England 27mins Another England lineout on near side on ABs 10m but Rob Webber comes in from offside so penalty ABs
All Blacks 6-9 England 28mins England need to sort that out, giving away territory to ABs is just silly...
All Blacks 6-9 England 29mins England defensive lineout near 22; clear it to touch & ABs lineout on 10m but still good ABs position
All Blacks 6-9 England 30mins Cruden's kick doesn't go to plan & Browny clears ABs back to H/W for lineout
All Blacks 6-9 England 31mins England do great at B/D again on H/W as ABs pinged for not releasing; scrum England
All Blacks 6-9 England 32mins Youngs chips thru but balls bounces in rather than into touch...ABs clear
All Blacks 6-9 England 34mins Davey Wilson knock on from poor pass & ABs have defensive scrum on own 10m...but England come back
All Blacks 6-9 England 35mins Haskell tries to get clever with thru leg pass but knock on...May doesn't hear whistle & he's off
All Blacks 6-9 England 36mins It's a defensive scrum for ABs again & England wrestle back possession before ABs have it
All Blacks 6-9 England 37mins ABs finally back in England territory & good work from England boys again at B/D... Rugby
All Blacks 9-9 England 38mins ...but Haskell gives a way penalty for easy equalising kick from Cruden
All Blacks 9-9 England 39mins Good restart this time & Tuilagi's off...Browny in support & charge into 22 before pace slows
All Blacks 9-9 England 40mins A lot of pick & go for England before Youngs drops back for the kick but drop goal goes wide
All Blacks 9-9 England HT P: Cruden (3) | P: Burns (3)
All Blacks 9-9 England HT Pretty evenly matched for 'half a team' against 2013 undefeated side with home advantage...
All Blacks 9-9 England 42mins So far, England win penalty in own 22 to breath again, but ABs attacked ferociously...
All Blacks 9-9 England 43mins ...but somehow England wriggle out of that one too! Nonu, Cruden, Dagg all bloody dangerous!
All Blacks 9-9 England 45mins All a little messy & ends up with England lineout on H/W...
All Blacks 9-9 England 47mins Finally you can hear the ABs crowd cheering on their team as ABs kick into England 22
All Blacks 9-9 England 48mins But it's an England kick; touch judges appear to be on holiday, nowhere to be seen...
All Blacks 9-9 England 49mins ...as Burns pinged same as May for knock on when was clearly backwards. Scrum ABs
All Blacks 9-9 England 51mins ABs pinged for wheeling & defensive scrum goes to England inside 10m...
All Blacks 9-9 England 52mins England retain possession but struggle to get out of own half...before up & under crosses H/W
All Blacks 9-9 England 53mins ABs fluff the collect & Marland Yarde kicks it but into touch
All Blacks 9-9 England 53mins Beauden Barrett & Charlie Faumuina on for Israel Dagg & Owen Franks
All Blacks 9-9 England 55min Phew! Aaron Smith halted by Yarde almost in corner; Jerome Kaino flies over but Morgan grounds it
All Blacks 9-9 England 56mins Not sure how England stopped that! Huge scrum for England deep in own 22 & Youngs does good
All Blacks 9-9 England 57mins Breathtaking attack from England as charge towards 22...Kyle Eastmond, May, Yarde all awesome
All Blacks 9-9 England 57mins Passes not going exactly to plan for England & Wilson drops it but fantastic work from young side
All Blacks 9-9 England 58mins ABs scrum is wrecked by England, but a knock on & scrum ABs again.
All Blacks 9-9 England 59mins 2nd half England possession 64% but territory 20%. Time out then England disrupt scrum again
All Blacks 9-9 England 59mins Crockett, Fekitoa (debut) & Mealamu on for Crockett, Nonu & Coles
All Blacks 9-9 England 61mins England scrum just shy of H/W; better scrum all round but Burns > May > chip ahead > up to tryline
All Blacks 9-9 England 62mins England just make it to win penalty. Damn poor show with jeering from fans as Burns tees up
All Blacks 9-12 England 63mins But despite bad form from stands, Burns is bang on from kick on 22 to take lead
All Blacks 9-12 England 65mins Not quite the walk in the park the ABs & Kiwis (& the Welsh) were expecting...
All Blacks 12-12 England 66mins But in England territory, Tuilagi pinged for offside & Cruden tees up outside 22 & its thru
All Blacks 12-12 England 68mins From restart, England baring down on ABs 22; forced back but still in possession...
All Blacks 12-12 England 69mins ...til Youngs just drops it! Brad(!) Retallick picks it up & charges brilliantly...
All Blacks 12-12 England 69mins Yarde races up behind & takes him down - but Owens decides to bin him! *littleconsistency*
All Blacks 15-12 England 69mins Cruden takes lead for first time for ABs
All Blacks 15-12 England 70mins Thomas, Attwood, Johnson for Wilson, Launchbury & Haskell | Perenara for Aaron Smith
All Blacks 15-12 England 71mins Victor Vito for Messam & Danny Cipriani for Burns (tactical change) + Joe Gray for Webber
All Blacks 15-12 England 72mins Cipriani bazookas out of traps & first tee up is in first minute for ABs penalty...
All Blacks 15-15 England 73mins Cips' accuracy matches Burns' and it's all square again...
All Blacks 15-15 England 76mins England in possession but not getting very far & knock on gives advantage to ABs; Beauden's off
All Blacks 15-15 England 76mins Huge trundle from ABs from B/D over tryline; Crockett drives & grounds but looks short...
All Blacks 15-15 England 76mins Smith collects & grounds but whistle had already gone; TMO for Crockett 'grounding'
All Blacks 15-15 England 76mins Fans unhappy as Crockett clearly doesn't score; but 5m ABs scrum > tension immense!
All Blacks 15-15 England 77mins Good scrum for ABs but defence causing a headache; have to go a few times til...
All Blacks 20-15 England 77mins ...May tackle far too late, Marler can't work miracle & Ben Smith slams it down in corner
All Blacks 20-15 England 79mins Cruden's conversion not even close but no matter... From restart, England lineout on ABs 10...
All Blacks 20-15 England 80mins ABs get fraught even tho win penalty; McCaw has to calm them as ball kicked into touch
All Blacks 20-15 England 80mins Well what a bloody game! ABs finally score when against 14 men; brilliant spectacle!
15 Israel Dagg 14 Ben Smith 13 Conrad Smith 12 Ma'a Nonu 11 Cory Jane 10 Aaron Cruden 9 Aaron Smith 1 Tony Woodcock 2 Dane Coles 3 Owen Franks 4 Brodie Retallick 5 Samuel Whitelock 6 Liam Messam 7 RICHIE MCCAW (C) 8 Jerome Kaino BENCH: 16 Keven Mealamu 17 Wyatt Crockett 18 Charlie Faumuina 19 Patrick Tuipulotu* 20 Victor Vito 21 TJ Perenara* 22 Beauden Barrett 23 Malakai Fekitoa*
SCORERS T: Conrad Smith P: Cruden (5)
15 Mike Brown 14 Marland Yarde 13 Manu Tuilagi 12 Kyle Eastmond 11 Jonny May 10 Freddie Burns 9 Danny Care 1 Joe Marler 2 Rob Webber 3 David Wilson 4 Joe Launchbury 5 Geoff Parling 6 James Haskell 7 CHRIS ROBSHAW (C) 8 Ben Morgan BENCH: 16 Joe Gray* 17 Matt Mullan 18 Henry Thomas 19 Dave Attwood 20 Tom Johnson 21 Ben Youngs 22 Danny Cipriani 23 Chris Pennell*
SCORERS P: Burns (4), Cipriani Yarde
Referee: Nigel Owens (WRU) Asst Referees: Jaco Peyper (SARU), Jérôme Garces (FFR) TMO: George Ayoub (ARU)
Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane - 07 June 2014
KO: 20:00 HT: 27-9
HOW IT HAPPENED MINUTE BY MINUTE...
Australia v France Another one ready to go...in Brisbane the anthems are done. Craig Joubert with the whistle...
Australia 0-0 France 0min Aus kicks off & France...well...we'll know shortly who's turned up!
Australia 0-0 France 1min Aus t/o ball and already up to French 22; forced to work width of pitch. Stephen Moore down
Australia 0-0 France 2mins France concede penalty & Bernard Foley tees up whilst Moore's knee gets looked at...
Australia 3-0 France 3mins Captain Moore's knee all strapped up while Foley takes lead early on
Australia 3-3 France 4mins Les Bleus head into Aussie territory & Freddie Michalak cracks over good drop goal to equalise
Australia 3-3 France 5mins But not so good for Moore as Tatafu Polota-Nau has to replace him; Adam Ashley-Cooper captain
Australia 3-3 France 7mins Wallabies pinged for interfering with jumper & 5-man lineout for France on Aussie 10m
Australia 3-3 France 7mins France have space with good passing on nearside but Aus gets defence sorted so pace halted
Australia 3-3 France 9mins Somehow Aussies diffuse huge threat from Les Bleus - seems the right French team has landed tho
Australia 3-3 France 11mins Captain Nicolas Mas pinged in front row for binding in scrum outside own 22 so Moore tees up..
Australia 3-3 France 11mins But good news for French as ball rebounds off upright
Australia 3-3 France 13mins Problem with an exciting match is the next is never so thrilling!
Australia 3-3 France 15mins Wallabies lineout on French 10m; French wall of defence is pretty good as they make ground v slowly
Australia 3-3 France 16mins Wallabies make it up to 22; Les Bleus almost get it back when loose but Aussie advantage...
Australia 3-3 France 17mins Foley kicks to corner for 5m lineout which is good; France disrupting breakdown & v slow ball...
Australia 8-3 France 18mins But not enough to stop Wallabies dead & lovely hands put Izzy Folau over in far corner
Australia 10-3 France 20mins While James Slipper gets his foot strapped up, Foley tees up from touchline & it is SO in!
Australia 10-3 France 22mins than once Wallabies trouble the tryline, including fun from brilliant Honey Badger...
Australia 15-3 France 23mins ...til stepped up captain Ashley-Cooper troubles it too much for Les Bleus & it's a try!
Australia 15-3 France 25mins Foley fluffs the conversion but it may not trouble Les Bleus if they carry on like this...
Australia 15-6 France 26mins But then Wallabies blow it & gift penalty for slightly rusty Michalak to kick over..which he does
Australia 15-6 France 27mins Rusty in that a certain Jonny Wilkinson been playing all 80mins for Toulon before retiring
Australia 15-6 France 28mins French defensive scrum on 10m but Mas pinged again for pulling bind down
Australia 15-6 France 30mins Nic White tees up for Wallabies out wide way back but doesn't find his mark
Australia 15-6 France 31mins Debutant Sam Carter > Tevita Kuridrani > Michael Hooper > tryline > score! But TMO for fwd pass
Australia 15-6 France 31mins Joubert quite determined it's fwd but TMO Ben Skeen confirms clearly not with replay as we saw
Australia 22-6 France 33mins It's confirmed try-time for the Wallabies & Foley converts it
Australia 22-9 France 36mins Finally France make it up to Wallabies' 22 & homeside pinged at breakdown so Michalak pops over pen
Australia 22-9 France 38mins Oh dear Les Bleus...Felix Le Bourhis chases ball over own tryline & misses pick up...
Australia 22-9 France 38mins ..then Maxime Machenaud misses it completely so Matt Toomua grounds it! Off to TMO to check...
Australia 29-9 France 40mins Clearly a try so awarded...& an easy conversion for Foley!
Australia 29-9 France 40mins Wallabies happily boot it into touch & it's HT
Australia 29-9 France HT T: Folau, Ashley-Cooper, Hooper, Toomua C: Foley (3) P: Foley | P: Michalak (2) DG: Michalak
Australia 29-9 France HT I take it back! Looked at start Les Bleus had arrived...but now think they didn't get off plane!
Australia 29-9 France 42mins Philippe Saint-André appears to have kicked some arse at HT enough to effect a small change
Australia 29-9 France 44mins 18 phases on, some serious momentum, til prop Thomas Domingo drops it!
Australia 29-9 France 46mins What a waste. Wallabies have scrum on H/W...has to be reset
Australia 29-9 France 48mins Scrum works for Wallabies & they gain some territory, almost up to the 22...
Australia 29-9 France 52mins All is tad tedious... Now, Wallabies almost get it down, but not quite, then off they go again
Australia 29-9 France 53mins Ashley-Cooper potentially has it down, but off to TMO coz ref really can't see..
Australia 29-9 France 54mins Doesn't look like Ashley-Cooper got it down clearly, but checking if Michalak is offside...
Australia 29-9 France 54mins Hmmm...clear ball's held up over line, but if Freddie offside, then should be penalty try
Australia 29-9 France 54mins TMO & ref agree Freddie returned to onside & ball held up so no try; Wallaby 5m scrum
Australia 29-9 France 54mins Debaty, Slimani, Flanquart & Dulin for Le Bourhis, Vahaamahina, Mas & Domingo
Australia 29-9 France 54mins McCalman & Ryan for Palu & Kepu; penalty France for Wallabies front row cock up
Australia 34-9 France 55mins However, super hands from Wallabies & expect great soundbites later as Honey Badger scores!
Australia 36-9 France 56mins Foley converts & apologies - forgot to add Foley's previous conversion before HT onto score!
Australia 36-9 France 60mins France put themselves in better position by heading into Wallabies territory...
Australia 36-9 France 62mins Les Bleus set up 5m lineout & that's good but Wallabies defence too much & t/o
Australia 36-9 France 63mins Antoine Burban on for Bernard Le Roux
Australia 36-9 France 63mins Kurtley Beale, Nick Phipps & Pek Cowan on for Toomua, White & Slipper
Australia 41-9 France 66mins Beale of course wastes no time & off fab pass from Kuridrani, he dances over T/L for try no. 6
Australia 43-9 France 68m Foley pops over conversion, & Les Bleus will be awfully blue by FT...am sure air will be too in changing room!
Australia 43-9 France 70mins Parra & Tolofua for Machenaud & Guirado | Pat McCabe & James Horwill for Kuridrani & Simmons
Australia 48-9 France 70mins & no sooner has McCabe arrived, he charges round French defence to score!
Australia 50-9 France 71mins Foley converts for half century. But the French have had enough...
Australia 50-9 France 72mins A bundle of Les Bleus head over the tryline but ref can't see so TMO for any reason not to award?
Australia 50-16 France 72mins TMO can't see any reason so Parra has first try for France, & Freddie converts
Australia 50-16 France 75mins Fresh legs definitely have impact on French; remember they don't have their TOP14 finalists
Australia 50-16 France 76mins A bit of momentum for Les Bleus but Wesley Fofana can't keep handle on it...
Australia 50-16 France 77mins Sadly only 33,718 crowd at 50k+ Suncorp. Come on Wallabies fans - what's wrong with you?!
Australia 50-16 France 79mins French now finally troubling Aussie 22 again; butterfingers but still have possession...
Australia 50-16 France 79mins Les Bleus get over tryline but held up so 5m blue scrum...
Australia 50-21 France 80mins Siren's gone yet Les Bleus just drive straight thru Wallabies pack to be awarded penalty try
Australia 50-23 France 80+1mins Lamerat came on for Fickou pre-try; Freddie converts & it's not so horrific for Les Bleus
Next week will be exciting with both France & England having their full complement of 1st choice players back in contention v Aus & ABs!
15 Israel Folau 14 Adam Ashley-Cooper 13 Tevita Kuridrani 12 Matt Toomua 11 Nick Cummins 10 Bernard Foley 9 Nic White 1 James Slipper 2 STEPHEN MOORE (C) 3 Sekope Kepu 4 Rob Simmons 5 Sam Carter* 6 Scott Fardy 7 Michael Hooper 8 Wycliff Palu BENCH: 16 Tatafu Polota-Nau 17 Pek Cowan 18 Paddy Ryan 19 James Horwill 20 Ben McCalman 21 Nick Phipps 22 Kurtley Beale 23 Pat McCabe
SCORERS T: Folau, Ashley-Cooper, Hooper, Toomua, Cummins, Beale, McCabe C: Foley (6) P: Foley
15 Hugo Bonneval 14 Yoann Huget 13 Gael Fickou 12 Wesley Fofana 11 Felix Le Bourhis 10 Frederic Michalak 9 Maxime Machenaud 1 Thomas Domingo 2 Guilhem Guirado 3 NICOLAS MAS (C) 4 Sebastien Vahaamahina 5 Yoann Maestri 6 Fulgence Ouedraogo 7 Bernard Le Roux 8 Damien Chouly BENCH: 16 Christopher Tolofua 17 Vincent Debaty 18 Rabah Slimani 19 Alexandre Flanquart 20 Antoine Burban 21 Morgan Parra 22 Remi Lamerat 23 Brice Dulin
SCORERS T: Parra, PT C: Michalak P: Michalak (2) DG: Michalak
Referee: Craig Joubert (SARU) Asst Referees: Chris Pollock (NZR), Garratt Williamson (NZR) TMO: Ben Skeen (NZR)
Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, PE - 10 June 2014
KO: 19:00 HT: 0-17
15 Hansie Graaff 14 Siviwe Sonwabile Soyizwapi 13 Ronnie Cooke 12 Shane Gates 11 Scott Van Breda 10 George Whitehead 9 Kevin Luiters 1 Lizo Gqoboka 2 Edgard Marutlulle 3 Charl du Plessis 4 DARRON NELL (C) 5 Cameron Lindsay 6 Thembelani Bholi 7 Devin Oosthuizen 8 Paul Schoeman BENCH: 16 Albé de Swardt 17 BG Uys 18 Simon Kerrod 19 Steven Cummins 20 Stefan Willemse 21 Jaco Grobler 22 Dwayne Jenner 23 Ntabeni Dukisa
SCORERS T: Soyizwapi, Kerrod C: Whitehead
15 Matthew Morgan 14 Alex Cuthbert 13 Cory Allen 12 Steve Shingler 11 Jordan Williams 10 James Hook 9 Rhodri Williams 1 Paul James 2 Scott Baldwin 3 Rhodri Jones 4 Jake Ball 5 Ian Evans 6 DAN LYDIATE (C) 7 Josh Turnbull 8 Dan Baker BENCH: 16 Matthew Rees 17 Aaron Jarvis 18 Samson Lee 19 Luke Charteris 20 Aaron Shingler 21 Gareth Davies 22 George North 23 Liam Williams
SCORERS T: Turnbull, Aleen, Hook, Cuthbert, Davies C: Hook (3) P: Hook Jones
BMO Field, Toronto - 14 June 2014
KO: 14:00 HT: 8-13
HOW IT HAPPENED MINUTE BY MINUTE...
Canada v Scotland A minute's silence first up - must be for D-Day Anniversary one assumes...
Canada v Scotland Canada's largest crowd expected today as the teams run out & anthems sung
Canada 0-0 Scotland 0min Finally we have KO in Canada where Scots hope to triumph a second week
Canada 0-0 Scotland 0min Scottish scrum & already front row fisticuffs threaten! Scrum again...
Canada 0-0 Scotland 2mins Scrum goes Scotland's way on collapse & captain Greig Laidlaw tees up
Canada 0-3 Scotland 2mins A good start for Scotland, 8th in IRB rankings against a Canada who are now at 16
Canada 0-3 Scotland 4mins Poor restart from Scotland & Canada are inches from under the posts; scrum Canada
Canada 0-3 Scotland 5mins Scrum reset & appalling Scottish defence as Phil Mack offloads, Jeff Hassler misses but Mack...
Canada 0-3 Scotland 6mins Mack regathers & flies over tryline to score; but TMO check on offload; is fwd so Scrum Scotland
Canada 0-3 Scotland 8mins Scotland do manage to force play back to halfway & have scrum again...
Canada 0-3 Scotland 10mins Hope no one's expecting exciting pace in this game too...but it would be a nice surprise!
Canada 0-3 Scotland 12mins From setpiece Scots offload continually within 3m of tryline but back for Canada scrum
Canada 0-3 Scotland 14mins From Canada 5m defensive scrum, Scots steal & score but ref Mike Fraser calls it back
Canada 0-3 Scotland 16mins Much to Scotland's chagrin, Canada force Scotland all the way back into own territory to 10m
Canada 0-3 Scotland 18mins Canadian lineout & Taylor Paris breaks like lightening before pulled down in Scottish 22
Canada 0-3 Scotland 19mins If Canada keep eyes wide open, there are some serious chasms in the Scottish defence...
Canada 3-3 Scotland 20mins Scots cough up penalty in own 22 & James Pritchard equalises with ease
Canada 8-3 Scotland 23mins From restart, Canada attack with quite some intent & 2 minutes later, they find the whitewash!
Canada 8-3 Scotland 24mins Try flies in from Hassler out wide, but Pritchard misses the conversion
Canada 8-3 Scotland 26mins Scotland switch it up a gear & almost make it from grubber kick but doesn't go Maitland's way
Canada 8-8 Scotland 27mins But 5m lineout & off setpiece, the visitors negotiate the park for Grant Gilchrist to score!
Canada 8-10 Scotland 29mins Laidlaw converts, but super fast Canada are on Scottish tryline from restart!
Canada 8-10 Scotland 31mins Canada having to pick n go as Scottish defence holds strong; but time off as Moray Low is down
Canada 8-10 Scotland 31mins Medics have board prepped while Blair Cowan preps to come on...
Canada 8-10 Scotland 31mins Apologies - we're informed by commentators & they got it wrong - it's Ali Strokosch down
Canada 8-10 Scotland 31min Do hope this is precautionary care & it's not too serious. Ali is trollied up but not yet going
Canada 8-10 Scotland 30mins A bit of confusion in Canada as even the clock gets reset back to 30mins! Hmmm...
Canada 8-10 Scotland 32mins We're back on & Cowan arrives & immediately turns over the ball...
Canada 8-10 Scotland 33mins But we have time off again in Toronto...before a Scottish scrum on halfway
Canada 8-10 Scotland 36mins Slow progress in Toronto...Canada defensive scrum just inside 22. Not convinced with this ref
Canada 8-13 Scotland 38mins But Canada gift penalty & Laidlaw adds 3 points swiftly before HT...
Canada 8-13 Scotland 40mins From restart, Harry Jones charges right into Scotland's 22 & threatening to spoil party...
Canada 8-13 Scotland 40+1mins ...but vital penalty goes Scotland's way & it's HT in Toronto
Canada 8-13 Scotland HT T: Hassler P: Pritchard | T: Gilchrist C: Laidlaw P: Laidlaw (2)
Canada 8-13 Scotland 40mins Final half from Toronto...do hope pace picks up & there's some exciting play...
Canada 8-13 Scotland 42mins Canada driving over an array of Scotsmen into visitors' 22 & Cowan pinged for off feet
Canada 11-13 Scotland 42mins Pritchard punishes Scotland with 3 points to take them within 2 of opposition
Canada 11-13 Scotland 43mins Paris gets sharp knee to head from Peter Horne in tackle so time off...
Canada 11-13 Scotland 44mins Paris determined to play on but concussion protocol dictates he's off for at least 10 mins
Canada 11-13 Scotland 45mins DTH van der Merwe replaces Paris & Canada all over Scottish 22 line...
Canada 11-13 Scotland 47mins But Scots kick ball into Canadian 22 & all charge downfield; Harry Jones chopped down on 22
Canada 11-13 Scotland 48mins Kelly Brown forced off thru injury & Kieran Low on; Geoff Cross for Moray Low
Canada 14-13 Scotland 50mins Scots need to worry as gift another penalty from just outside 22 & Pritchard slices it thru
Canada 14-13 Scotland 53mins Better work from Scots who win scrum & are off into Canada's 22 tho defence not bad...
Canada 14-13 Scotland 54mins DTH van der Merwe almost intercepts but ball goes awry into Richie Gray's hands
Canada 14-13 Scotland 55mins Time off for Johnnie Beattie; scrum Scotland on halfway & off they trot into Canadian 22...
Canada 14-16 Scotland 60mins But Canada gives away kickable penalty & Stuart Hogg thumps it over to retake lead into last quarter
Canada 14-16 Scotland 62mins Kevin Bryce on for Beattie; Tiedemann & Barkwill on for Buydens & Carpenter
Canada 14-16 Scotland 65mins Ruaridh Jackson on fro Finn Russell & play in Canadian hands on halfway...
Canada 14-16 Scotland 66mins Then Mack deftly weasels his way thru all Scottish defence into the 22!
Canada 14-16 Scotland 68mins Mack's like a little ferret...everywhere & very fast! Canada cleared back but attacking again
Canada 14-16 Scotland 69mins Canada deep into Scottish 22 thru Hassler & up to tryline; Scots clear it but offside; penalty Canada
Canada 17-16 Scotland 70mins Pritchard tees up from 22 slightly wide of centre & it perfectly splices uprights for lead!
Canada 17-19 Scotland 71mins But from restart pressure piled onto Canada & concede penalty for Laidlaw to retake lead
Canada 17-19 Scotland 74mins McRorie for Mack | Evans for Visser & Canada scrum on halfway is good
Canada 17-19 Scotland 75mins Canada make slow progress while Jackson hits the deck & out cold from Jebb Sinclair barge
Canada 17-19 Scotland 75mins Time off, TMO check; looked like nothing in replays but refs decide Jebb led with elbow - red
Canada 17-19 Scotland 77mins Canada had penalty in front of posts, & from nothing a red card & Scots ball on halfway
Canada 17-19 Scotland 78mins Jake Ilnicki on in front row for Jason Marshall; Canada pushing Scots hard
Canada 17-19 Scotland 79mins To clarify, Sinclair arm came fwd in running motion thru Jackson; there was no leading!
Canada 17-19 Scotland 80mins Canadian momentum ripped away by shoddy reffing as Fraser calls time; Canada the better side.
RESULT: Canada 17-19 Scotland T: Hassler P: Pritchard (3), Jones RC Sinclair | T: Gilchrist C: Laidlaw P: Laidlaw (3), Hogg
Canada 17-19 Scotland FT Even Scots commentators agree Sinclair card erroneous. Hate it when incompetent reffing ruins game
15 James Pritchard 14 Jeff Hassler 13 Ciaran Hearn 12 Nick Blevins 11 Taylor Paris 10 Harry Jones 9 Phil Mack 1 Hubert Buydens 2 Aaron Carpenter 3 Jason Marshall 4 Tyler Hotson 5 Jamie Cudmore 6 Jebb Sinclair 7 John Moonlight 8 TYLER ARDRON (C) BENCH: 16 Ray Barkwill 17 Andrew Tiedemann 18 Jake Ilnicki 19 Kyle Gilmour 20 Jon Phelan 21 Gordon McRorie 22 Connor Braid 23 DTH van der Merwe
SCORERS T: Hassler P: Pritchard (3), Jones Sinclair
15 Stuart Hogg 14 Sean Maitland 13 Sean Lamont 12 Peter Horne 11 Tim Visser 10 Finn Russell 9 GREIG LAIDLAW (C) 1 Gordon Reid 2 Scott Lawson 3 Moray Low 4 Richie Gray 5 Grant Gilchrist 6 Alasdair Strokosch 7 Kelly Brown 8 Johnnie Beattie BENCH: 16 Kevin Bryce 17 Kyle Traynor 18 Geoff Cross 19 Kieran Low 20 Blair Cowan 21 Grayson Hart* 22 Ruaridh Jackson 23 Max Evans
SCORERS T: Gilchrist C: Laidlaw P: Laidlaw (3), Hogg
Referee: Mike Fraser (NZR) Asst Referees: Stuart Berry (SARU), Nick Ricono (USA) TMO: Dave Ardrey (USA)
Apia Park, Park - 14 June 2014
KO: 14:00 HT: tbc
15 Fa’atoina Autagavaia 14 Fautua Otto 13 George Pisi 12 Alapati Leiua 11 DAVID LEMI (C) 10 Tusi Pisi 9 Kahn Fotuali’i 8 Kane Thompson 7 Jack Lam 6 Ofisa Treviranus 5 Daniel Leo 4 Fa’atiga Lemalu 3 James Johnston 2 Ti’i Paulo 1 Logovi’i Mulipola BENCH: 16 Wayne Ole Avei 17 Census Johnston 18 Sakaria Taulafo 19 Maurie Fa’asavalu 20 Piula Fa’asalele 21 Patrick Fa’apale 22 Vavao Afemai 23 John Leota
SCORERS P: George Pisi (5)
15 Luke Mclean 14 Angelo Esposito 13 Andrea Masi 12 Gonzalo Garcia 11 Giovambattista Venditti 10 Tommaso Allan 9 Tito Tebaldi 1 Alberto De Marchi 2 Leonardo Ghiraldini 3 Lorenzo Cittadini 4 QUINTIN GELDENHUYS (C) 5 George Fabio Biagi 6 Paul Derbyshire 7 Mauro Bergamasco 8 Robert Barbieri BENCH: 16 Andrea Manici 17 Matias Aguero 18 Dario Chistolini* 19 Marco Bortolami 20 Joshua Furno 21 Guglielmo Palazzani 22 Luciano Orquera 23 Tommaso Iannone
Referee: George Clancy (IRFU) Asst Referees: Andrew Lees (ARU), James Leckie (ARU) TMO: NO TMO
Estadio Monumental José Fierro, Tucumán - 14 June 2014
KO: 15:40 HT: 10-9
HOW IT HAPPENED MINUTE BY MINUTE...
Pumas v Ireland and we have started
Pumas v Ireland 2 mins first penalty and line out to Ireland
Pumas v Ireland 3 mins penalty to Ireland Sexton steps up
Pumas 0-3 Ireland 4 mins Sexton neatly kicks
Pumas 0-3 Ireland 8 mins Ireland attack hard Cortese sin binned for a late chop tackle
Pumas 0-6 Ireland 10 mins Sexton bags another 3 points
Pumas 0-6 Ireland 11 mins a poor lineout gifts Ireland a scrum
Pumas 0-6 Ireland 13 mins Pumas give away another penalty
Pumas 0-6 Ireland 15 mins TMO being called for to check a poor Trimble tackle, there may be a yellow coming
Pumas 3-6 Ireland 16 mins Trimble given a yellow and Sanchez takes and score the penalty
Pumas 3-6 Ireland 19 mins perfect line out for Ireland, unfortunate bounce for denies Kearney the chance of a try
Pumas 3-6 Ireland 21 mins scrum for Ireland on the 5 m
Pumas 3-6 Ireland 22 mins scrum having to be reset
Pumas 3-6 Ireland 22 mins a Sexton forward pass gives advantage to the Pumas who storm down the pitch
Pumas 10-6 Ireland 24 mins TRY for Tuculet and converted by Sanchez
Pumas 10-6 Ireland 29 mins both suspended player are back on the pitch
Pumas 10-6 Ireland 30 mins Ireland back on the attack, penalty given taken by Sexton and miss
Pumas 10-9 Ireland 31 mins Ireland on the attack, penalty given and Sexton scores
Pumas 10-9 Ireland 36 mins scrum to Ireland having to be reset, cleanly taken play back in mid field
Pumas 10-9 Ireland 39 mins yet another penalty conceded by the Pumas
Pumas 10-9 Ireland HT T: Tuculet C: Sanchez P: Sanchez Cortese | P: Sexton (3) Trimble
Pumas 10-9 Ireland 40 mins and we’re back straight in with a scrum for Ireland
Pumas 10-9 Ireland 41 mins penalty given, Ireland opt for the attempt of 3 points
Pumas 10-9 Ireland mins Sexton slices it right, no score
Pumas 10-9 Ireland 44 mins Ireland’s turn to give away a penalty, getting play deep into Ireland’s half
Pumas 10-9 Ireland 47 mins fantastic run from Trimble taken down with a great tap tackle from Tuculet preventing a try
Pumas 10-14 Ireland 50 mins great take by Zebo and TRY
Pumas 10-16 Ireland 50 mins and converted by Sexton
Pumas 10-16 Ireland 56 mins great offload from Ruddock to Cave who was taken down inches from the line
Pumas 10-16 Ireland 59 mins Pumas down to 14 men as Ascarate receives treatment
Pumas 10-16 Ireland 61 mins Pumas steals the ball ending a long progressive attack
Pumas 10-16 Ireland 67 mins knock on give a penalty to Ireland, taken by Madigan and miss
Pumas 10-16 Ireland 70 mins Pumas penalised again for being off side, Ireland kick to the line
Pumas 10-16 Ireland 70 mins play on the 5 m
Pumas 10-23 Ireland 72 mins after putting the defence under pressure Madigan slips through and scores a try then converts
Pumas 10-23 Ireland 77mins Pumas still fighting play is on the Irish 5
Pumas 17-23 Ireland 79 mins scrum to Argentina, Gonzalez Amorosino scores a try which is then converted
15 Joaquin Tuculet 14 Lucas González Amorosino 13 Jerónimo De la Fuente 12 Gabriel Ascarate 11 Manuel Montero 10 Nicolás Sánchez 9 MARTÍN LANDAJO (C) 1 Lucas Noguera Paz 2 Matías Cortese 3 Ramiro Herrera* 4 Manuel Carizza 5 Tomas Lavanini 6 Rodrigo Báez 7 Tomás De la Vega 8 Antonio Ahualli de Chazal BENCH: 16 Santiago Iglesias Valdez 17 Bruno Postiglioni 18 Matías Díaz 19 Matías Alemanno 20 Javier Ortega Desio 21 Tomás Cubelli 22 Santiago González Iglesias 23 Matías Orlando
SCORERS T: Tuculet, Amorosino C: Sanchez, Iglesias P: Sanchez Cortese
15 Rob Kearney 14 Andrew Trimble 13 Fergus McFadden 12 Darren Cave 11 Simon Zebo 10 Jonathan Sexton 9 Eoin Reddan 1 Dave Kilcoyne 2 Rory Best 3 Mike Ross 4 Devin Toner 5 PAUL O'CONNELL (C) 6 Rhys Ruddock Robbie Diack* 7 Chris Henry 8 Jamie Heaslip BENCH: 16 Rob Herring* 17 James Cronin* 18 Jack McGrath 19 Iain Henderson 20 Jordi Murphy 21 Conor Murray 22 Ian Madigan 23 Noel Reid*
SCORERS T: Zebo, Madigan C: Sexton, Madigan P: Sexton (3) Trimble
Referee: Pascal Gauzere (FFR) Asst Referees: Glen Jackson (NZR), Lourens van der Merwe (SARU) TMO: Shaun Veldsman (SARU)
Growthpoint Kings Park, Durban - 14 June 2014
KO: 17:00 HT: 28-9
HOW IT HAPPENED MINUTE BY MINUTE...
Springboks v Wales Welsh anthem done, & Gats & Howley looking a tad bewildered from their balcony
Springboks v Wales South African anthem swells round stadium sans Frans Steyn after the little fall out...
Springboks v Wales Definitely a more impressive crowd here at Kings Park than in Melbourne...but still empty sections!
Springboks 0-0 Wales 0min Dan Biggar kicks off in Durban & Wales have 1st lineout just inside Bok halfway...
Springboks 0-0 Wales 1min Wales create overlap out wide...then chuck ball into touch! Bok scrum...
Springboks 0-3 Wales 2mins But Wales get it back & Biggar sneaks over a drop goal to open scoring!
Springboks 0-3 Wales 3mins From restart, knock ons from both sides & Boks have scrum on Welsh 10m
Springboks 0-3 Wales 4mins Scrum collapses as Welsh front row pull down; reset & good for Bokke
Springboks 0-3 Wales 6mins Stack of recycling in 22 until eventually Wales captain, Alun Wyn Jones turnover & Boks forced back
Springboks 0-3 Wales 7mins Time off for a mo then Bokke lineout outside Welsh 22 which is good; advantage coming...
Springboks 0-3 Wales 7mins Despite Welsh obstruction, chip ahead chased by Bryan Habana & he grounds inches from deadline
Springboks 5-3 Wales 7mins TMO confirms ball grounded correctly & awesome to see what we miss watching him do at Toulon
Springboks 7-3 Wales 8mins Morné Steyn adds the conversion and it is SO game on...
Springboks 7-3 Wales 11mins Welsh lineout just over halfway is good but Fourie du Preez snatches high ball & Habana is off...
Springboks 7-3 Wales 12mins Wales get in a mess & Boks have scrum on Welsh 10m; but not straight feed & Wales penalty
Springboks 7-3 Wales 12mins But time off; ref Romain Poite after Mike Phillips dangerously tackles Willie le Roux in air
Springboks 7-3 Wales 13mins Phillips binned & he's lucky with that; le Roux is fine tho didn't land on feet
Springboks 7-3 Wales 13mins Good work from du Preez allowing Bismarck du Plessis to offload to Cornal Hendricks but knock on
Springboks 7-3 Wales 15mins Wales scrum but Gethin Jenkins pinged in front row & Steyn sets up 5m lineout...
Springboks 12-3 Wales 15mins Speed of attack & quick ball from du Preez > Duane Vermeulen > score while Wales watch
Springboks 14-3 Wales 16mins Clinical execution from Boks & lackadaisical defence from Wales; Steyn of course converts
Springboks 14-6 Wales 19mins But Boks need to watch out for Biggar as he sneaks thru another drop goal!
Springboks 19-6 Wales 20mins Tho le Roux decides from restart to offload to Habana rather deftly & he scores in corner
Springboks 21-6 Wales 21mins Even from out wide, Steyn whacks over conversion taking Bokke 3 scores clear in 1st quarter
Springboks 21-6 Wales 23mins Welsh yellow done, but was Jamie Roberts not Phillips. (Ah well, they look the same!)
Springboks 21-6 Wales 26mins Magnificent display of turnover ball from Willem Alberts & Francois Louw; Bok scrum outside 10m
Springboks 21-6 Wales 28mins Wales kick ball away but Boks send it right back & get over gainline up to 22
Springboks 21-6 Wales 28mins A chip ahead chased over tryline by Jan Serfontein & Phillips but looks like knock on > TMO
Springboks 21-6 Wales 29mins Serfontein does just knock on so opportunity lost...but no doubt more will come
Springboks 21-6 Wales 30mins Boks bear down on the Welsh tryline again but a turnover deep in their own 22 & off they go...
Springboks 21-6 Wales 31mins But Wales squander open space opportunity with mis-pass yet again into touch
Springboks 21-6 Wales 33mins Samson Lee replaces Adam Jones in front row; Welsh defensive lineout on 22
Springboks 21-6 Wales 33mins But the Boks have it & are a couple of metres from Welsh tryline. Biggar saves day again...
Springboks 21-6 Wales 35mins Bokke 10m lineout but all appear to have butter fingers at the moment; time off...
Springboks 21-6 Wales 35mins Steve Walsh on touch points out potential high tackle from AWJ on du Preez; Bok lineout...
Springboks 21-6 Wales 36mins Wales defensive scrum in front of own posts; saved & Jonathan Davies clears it
Springboks 26-6 Wales 37mins But Bok want more b4 HT; from B/D du Preez quick ball > le Roux > chip ahead > collects > try
Springboks 28-6 Wales 38mins Steyn converts then Bokke hand over quick penalty in front of own posts...
Springboks 28-9 Wales 40mins Biggar tees up & easily pops over the shot but Wales way out of their depth
Springboks 28-9 Wales HT T: Habana (2), Vermeulen, le Roux C: Steyn (4) | P: Biggar DG: Biggar (2)
Springboks 28-9 Wales 40mins And so we return to Durban for the second half...
Springboks 28-9 Wales 42mins Bok lineout just over halfway is good & they're up to the 22 already... have advantage too
Springboks 31-9 Wales 44mins Penalty time - right in front of uprights outside 22 for Steyn & it's perfect
Springboks 31-9 Wales 44mins Lood de Jager on for 1st cap for Bakkies Botha at HT, & now The Beast on for Steenkamp
Springboks 31-9 Wales 47m Wales lineout on Bok 22 but have to commit numbers to B/D to retain ball; poor pass loses possession
Springboks 31-9 Wales 48mins Bok scrum & Steyn clears them back; Welsh lineout back up near 10m...
Springboks 31-9 Wales 49mins Wales look like they're in slow motion compared to Bokke; Dan Lydiate pinged off feet...
Springboks 31-9 Wales 50mins Boks just build quick phase & are les than 2m from Welsh tryline
Springboks 36-9 Wales 51mins On debut for Boks, Hendricks scores in corner with help from le Roux & George North(!)
Springboks 38-9 Wales 54mins Steyn converts, obviously, & from reset Boks have lineout on own 10m...
Springboks 38-9 Wales 55mins But now Wales have 5m lineout...couldn't be in better position... have advantage too
Springboks 38-9 Wales 56mins Advantage gotta be over by now...phase after phase but no further forward...
Springboks 38-9 Wales 57mins Nope, back for penalty & Biggar kicks for corner again for a spot of déjà vu...pen Wales
Springboks 38-9 Wales 58mins Third 5m lineout& Boks turnover ball...bench check time...
Springboks 38-9 Wales 58mins Rees, Evans, Turnbull, Gareth Davies & Morgan for Owens, Jenkins, Charteris, Shingle, Phillips & Williams
Springboks 38-9 Wales 58mins Schalk Burger & Coenie Oosthuizen on for Alberts & Jannie du Plessis
Springboks 38-9 Wales 60mins Meanwhile, Wales think they've scored with electric work from Gareth Davies but TMO...
Springboks 38-9 Wales 60mins ...who confirms the pass from Biggar was forward so it's no try.
Springboks 38-9 Wales 63mins Boks are busy hanging around Welsh 22 til a penalty goes to Wales & James Hook on for Biggar
Springboks 38-9 Wales 64mins Welsh defensive scrum outside own 22& luckily Matthew Morgan just collects ball > halfwa
Springboks 38-9 Wales 66mins But don't get much over halfway before get turned over & Steyn kicks to touch for 22 lineout
Springboks 38-9 Wales 68mins A lot of recycling & Boks still in Welsh 22 but not making much ground before turned over...
Springboks 38-14 Wales 69mins Samson steals ball from Vermeulen > Alex Cuthbert > runs length of pitch to score!
Springboks 38-14 Wales 71mins Hook converts & Wales win ball from restart; Hook clears, Boks come back & get turned again
Springboks 38-14 Wales 72mins Welsh lineout on halfway & fresh legs really made a difference to visitors
Springboks 38-14 Wales 72mins Goosen, Brits & Mvovo on for Steyn, Bismarck & le Roux but Pienaar soon on for Goosen!
Springboks 38-16 Wales 75mins Do keep forgetting to add on conversions today!
Springboks 38-16 Wales 77mins Meanwhile Boks set up 5m lineout & Wales pinged so penalty coming...
Springboks 38-16 Wales 78mins Back for advantage from Toby Faletau's penalty; Wales are blowing big time
Springboks 38-16 Wales 80mins Boks not settling for 3 points & go again; attack & Wales infringe again...
Springboks 38-16 Wales 80mins Bokke want another try so tap & go, attacking in incessant waves & determined to find tryline
Springboks 38-16 Wales 80+2mins Vermeulen almost makes it but not quite; Wales turn it but Boks not happy at FT
15 Willie le Roux 14 Cornal Hendricks 13 JP Pietersen 12 Jan Serfontein 11 Bryan Habana 10 Morné Steyn 9 Fourie du Preez 8 Duane Vermeulen 7 Willem Alberts 6 Francois Louw 5 VICTOR MATFIELD (C) 4 Bakkies Botha 3 Jannie du Plessis 2 Bismarck du Plessis 1 Gurthrö Steenkamp BENCH: 16 Schalk Brits 17 Tendai Mtawarira 18 Coenie Oosthuizen 19 Lood de Jager* 20 Schalk Burger 21 Ruan Pienaar 22 Johan Goosen 23 Lwazi Mvovo
SCORERS T: Habana (2), Vermeulen, le Roux, Hendricks C: Steyn (5) P: Steyn
15 Liam Williams 14 Alex Cuthbert 13 Jonathan Davies 12 Jamie Roberts 11 George North 10 Dan Biggar 9 Mike Phillips 1 Gethin Jenkins 2 Ken Owens 3 Adam Jones 4 Luke Charteris 5 ALUN WYN JONES (C) 6 Dan Lydiate 77 Aaron Shingler 8 Toby Faletau BENCH: 16 Matthew Rees 17 Paul James 18 Samson Lee 19 Ian Evans 20 Josh Turnbull 21 Gareth Davies 22 James Hook 23 Matthew Morgan
SCORERS T: Cuthbert C: Hook P: Biggar DG: Biggar (2) Roberts
Referee: Romain Poite (FFR) Asst Referees: Steve Walsh (ARU), Francisco Pastrana (UAR) TMO: Graham Hughes (RFU)
Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin - 14 June 2014
KO: 19:35 HT: 6-10
HOW IT HAPPENED MINUTE BY MINUTE...
All Blacks v England Anthems done...haka done...here we go in Dunedin...
All Blacks 0-0 England 1min Jaco Peyper holds the whistle & England have the 1st L/IO & penalty..looking good...
All Blacks 0-0 England 1min And just as quickly the ABs conceded a penalty in their own 22 so Owen Farrell tees up...
All Blacks 0-3 England 2mins England have arrived with intent backed up by execution today as Faz opens scoring
All Blacks 0-3 England 3mins Peyper's not allowing ABs to get away with anything either as pinged again at breakdown...
All Blacks 0-3 England 4mins Peyper warns ABs captain Richie McCaw that next offside entrances will be carded
All Blacks 0-3 England 5mins ABs struggle to get ball out of danger zone & Joe Launchbury charges down the ball & into 22
All Blacks 0-3 England 6mins All that from lost England lineout! But despite drive & pick n goes, England cant' find whitewash
All Blacks 0-3 England 6mins Excellent turnover work from McCaw & ABs & clear...but Marland Yarde has it...
All Blacks 0-3 England 6mins Yarde breaks, brushes off McCaw tackle like swatting a fly & slams ball over tryline > TMO...
All Blacks 0-10 England 8mins No problem with grounding & Faz pops over extras to establish the lead...
All Blacks 0-10 England 10mins ABs retaliate with their own attack into England territory & eventually break the 22...
All Blacks 0-10 England 11mins England defence not bad, but also an offside called & ABs advantage
All Blacks 3-10 England 12mins Faz halts the attack but back for penalty & Aaron Cruden opens a/c for ABs
All Blacks 3-10 England 13mins Well what a spectacle so far - two well match team producing exciting rugby at pace...
All Blacks 3-10 England 14mins England attack well towards ABs 22 from restart, but Mike Brown's pass fwd to Rob Webber
All Blacks 3-10 England 14mins Timeout for McCaw who's down after tackle on Webber...but he's fine
All Blacks 3-10 England 14mins 1st scrum goes to ABs inside own 10m & clear but too far; Eng lineout just inside ABs 10m
All Blacks 3-10 England 15mins lineout not so good & it's ABs scrum again in centre outside 22...
All Blacks 3-10 England 16mins Ball cleared & Browny collects excellently from bounce but pinged for not releasing player
All Blacks 3-10 England 16mins Browny gives Cruden another opportunity at posts from just inside halfway...but well wide
All Blacks 3-10 England 18mins England don't rush with restart & clear but not quite to plan & ABs possession...
All Blacks 3-10 England 18mins But as ABs break, whistle goes & Ma'a Nonu pinged for blocking...back they come to halfway
All Blacks 3-10 England 20mins Faz opts for the 40m kick at uprights from halfway...but he misses from there
All Blacks 3-10 England 22mins England have an opportunity again but poor kick from Danny Care & territory lost; ABs lineout
All Blacks 3-10 England 24mins Accidental offside from ABs gives England the scrum just inside own half...reset...
All Blacks 3-10 England 25mins ABs realising Yarde needs to be shut down as he breaks again over 10m before just downed
All Blacks 3-10 England 25mins Ricocheted ball has England on back foot a tad back in own half...
All Blacks 3-10 England 26mins Up & under but ABs hands on it before Launchbury; but Julian Savea's foot slips...
All Blacks 3-10 England 26mins Knackered just watching so far! ABs lineout on England 10m...
All Blacks 3-10 England 28mins lineout good but England get hands on it & Yarde grubber kicks it...Ben Smith collects & back
All Blacks 3-10 England 29mins Kick from Nonu falls into Faz's hands & he clears ABs well out of 22...ABs lineout
All Blacks 3-10 England 30mins ABs finally make some headway into England territory but ball kicked into touch; England lineout
All Blacks 3-10 England 30mins Wonky lineout give ABs attacking scrum on 10m...but ball turned & belted into ABs 22
All Blacks 3-10 England 32mins Tom Wood is there followed by cavalry but ABs send play back to halfway whilst Browny goes down
All Blacks 3-10 England 33mins Getting to be end to end rugby thru kicks & carries; Yarde kicks to Smith/Savea again...
All Blacks 3-10 England 34mins Yarde dumped on backside but fwd ball & Eng have scrum on halfway while Browny shakes off knock
All Blacks 3-10 England 35mins Scrum's fine but ABs wrestle possession & they're off into England territory with a vengeance
All Blacks 3-10 England 36mins ABs into 22 but counter attack & Faz takes play in opposite direction to desire of homeside!
All Blacks 3-10 England 37mins ABs desperate to take something from end of half & set up lineout on England 22...
All Blacks 3-10 England 38mins England defence being hugely tested to keep ABs away from tryline as firmly in the 22...
All Blacks 3-10 England 39mins Eng force ABs back to 22 & Manu Tuilagi grabs ball inside own 22 & runs to opposite 22 Phew!
All Blacks 3-10 England 39mins Excellent work from Ben Smith to take ball from tackle on feet & it's loose. Little support
All Blacks 3-10 England 39mins All a bit scrappy & ends up with ABs scrum on England's 10m...
All Blacks 6-10 England 40+1mins ABs grab a penalty at the death & Cruden knocks it over to creep a little closer at HT
All Blacks 6-10 England HT P: Cruden (2) | T: Yarde C: Farrell P: Farrell
All Blacks 6-10 England HT Well if you're not exhausted after that then there's something wrong!
All Blacks 6-10 England HT Score not reflective of stats: territory 58% & possession 60% to ABs; England have upper hand
All Blacks 6-10 England 40mins Brace yourselves...we're back from Dunedin...
All Blacks 6-10 England 40mins From KO England Have lineout just inside ABs half...is good...
All Blacks 6-10 England 42mins Ball kicked deep into England territory but visitors bring it back & drive over ABs 10m...
All Blacks 6-10 England 44mins But turnover ball & England caught unprepared in defence & ABs do what they do best...
All Blacks 11-10 England 44mins ...great hands & Savea carries it unhindered > Offload to Ben Smith who runs under posts
All Blacks 13-10 England 45mins Cruden adds extras & ABs just finish is excellent fashion where England leave it undone
All Blacks 13-13 England 47mins ABs do, however, hand of early penalty & Faz tees up from 46m...& it's perfect to equalise
All Blacks 13-13 England 47mins Dylan Hartley replaces Webber; ABs knock on but Eng can't make anything of it outside own 22
All Blacks 13-13 England 49mins ABs attack but an immense tackle from Faz on Aaron Smith halts it; but that's not the end
All Blacks 18-13 England 50mins England defence suddenly looks poor as Savea makes try look easy...tho what a battle
All Blacks 18-13 England 51mins Cruden misses conversion & is replaced by Beauden Barrett while ABs attack again
All Blacks 18-13 England 52mins A poor final pass prevents another immense try from ABs; England defence HAS to step up
All Blacks 18-13 England 53mins Appears most of this half played deep in England territory & Barrett tees up from out wide
All Blacks 18-13 England 54mins From just outside 22 Barrett's kick comes off the upright & England can breathe sigh of relief
All Blacks 18-13 England 55mins Great work from Tuilagi to clear ABs back & offload to Browny; Faz clears back to halfway
All Blacks 18-13 England 56mins Twelvetrees misses a high ball & ABs head back into England territory; Faz carries to touch
All Blacks 18-13 England 57mins Billy Vunipola & Courtney Lawes replace Ben Morgan & Launchbury while it gets worse...
All Blacks 18-13 England 58mins ...for England with ABs breathing on tryline & Faz pinged at breakdown given a yellow card
All Blacks 18-13 England 59mins Barrett knocks over easy penalty inside 22 & Keven Mealamu replaces Dane Coles at hooker
All Blacks 18-13 England 61mins The quiet home crowd in 1st half are now vocal; Faz looks sickened in bin; ABs halfway scrum
All Blacks 18-13 England 63mins An immense kick from Barrett puts ball into touch for England defensive 5m lineout
All Blacks 26-13 England 63mins Alleviate immediate threat for a nano second before the chasms widen for Nonu to score
All Blacks 26-13 England 64mins Apologies for forgetting to add Barrett's penalty - all corrected!
All Blacks 28-13 England 65mins Barrett adds the conversion & are now bullocking ahead as England languish
All Blacks 28-13 England 66min For all the momentum & intent from England in the 1st half, they appear to have switched off
All Blacks 28-13 England 67m However mostly due to sod all possession & inability to turnover ball..can't score points ball-less
All Blacks 28-13 England 69mins England finally have both possession & territory with scrum in ABs 22...& drop it fwd!
All Blacks 28-13 England 70mins With SO many opportunities left out in 1st half, England need to wake up & smell the coffee
All Blacks 28-13 England 70mins & Browny just has as he bundles over the tryline wrapped up by ABs
All Blacks 28-13 England 70mins Peyper asks TMO to check if any reason not to award the try...
All Blacks 28-18 England 70mins Replays look good for England & TMO concurs so its a try for England
All Blacks 28-20 England 71mins Farrell's returned & he converts & it looks less tragic with just less than 10 to go
All Blacks 28-20 England 72mins Matt Mullan & Ben Youngs on for Je Marler & Care, whilst on other side...
All Blacks 28-20 England 72mins Faumuina, Crockett & Vito on for Franks, Woodcock & Messam...
All Blacks 28-20 England 75mins Meanwhile, poor England 5m defensive lineout & Mullan gets hand under ball to hold up McCaw try
All Blacks 28-20 England 78mins 1st attack saved but ABs 5m scrum...but England twist it out & win penalty to breathe...
All Blacks 28-20 England 78mins England clear ABs back up to halfway & Youngs has the put in to scrum...
All Blacks 28-20 England 79mins Scrum is strong & penalty coming too for England; Faz sets up lineout inside ABs 22...
All Blacks 28-20 England 80mins lineout is good but drive goes nowhere so take it out wide...England forced back up to 10m
All Blacks 28-25 England 80+1mins But some jiggery pokery from the England boys & replacement Chris Ashton splashes down
All Blacks 28-27 England 80+2mins But Faz converts & England have a modicum of respect for losing by just a point...
All Blacks 28-27 England FT But it's New Zealand who retain the Edmund Hillary Shield for second consecutive year
15 Ben Smith 14 Cory Jane 13 Conrad Smith 12 Ma'a Nonu 11 Julian Savea 10 Aaron Cruden 9 Aaron Smith 1 Tony Woodcock 2 Dane Coles 3 Owen Franks 4 Brodie Retallick 5 Samuel Whitelock 6 Liam Messam 7 RICHIE MCCAW (C) 8 Jerome Kaino BENCH: 16 Keven Mealamu 17 Wyatt Crockett 18 Charlie Faumuina 19 Patrick Tuipulotu* 20 Victor Vito 21 TJ Perenara 22 Beauden Barrett 23 Malakai Fekitoa*
SCORERS T: Ben Smith, Savea, Nonu C: Cruden, Barrett P: Cruden (2), Barrett
15 Mike Brown 14 Manu Tuilagi 13 Luther Burrell 12 Billy Twelvetrees 11 Marland Yarde 10 Owen Farrell 9 Danny Care 1 Joe Marler 2 Rob Webber 3 David Wilson 4 Joe Launchbury 5 Geoff Parling 6 Tom Wood 7 CHRIS ROBSHAW (C) 8 Ben Morgan BENCH: 16 Dylan Hartley 17 Matt Mullan 18 Kieran Brookes* 19 Courtney Lawes 20 Billy Vunipola 21 Ben Youngs 22 Freddie Burns 23 Chris Ashton
SCORERS T: Yarde, Brown, Ashton C: Farrell (3) P: Farrell (2) Farrell
Referee: Jaco Peyper (SARU) Asst Referees: Nigel Owens (WRU), Jérôme Garces (FFR) TMO: George Ayoub (ARU)
Etihad Stadium, Melbourne - 14 June 2014
KO: 20:00 HT: 0-0
HOW IT HAPPENED MINUTE BY MINUTE...
Wallabies v France Anthem time is Melbourne to a sadly sparsely-filled Etihad...
Wallabies v France Michael Hooper is Wallabies' new captain with Stephen Moore injured
Wallabies v France And Les Bleus have a new look team this week with Thierry Dusautoir back as captain
Wallabies 0-0 France 1min Les Bleus KO & Aussies slowly but surely creeping deeper into French territory...
Wallabies 0-0 France 2mins But Brice Dulin snatches the ball for an immense kick to clear all the way over tryline...
Wallabies 0-0 France 3mins ...tho Bernard Foley gets to it first to prevent a try
Wallabies 0-0 France 5mins Wayne Barnes is marshalling proceedings today as Aussies have defensive lineout on the 22
Wallabies 0-0 France 6mins Aussies have possession but still in own half til a French boot puts in further in
Wallabies 0-0 France 6mins Dulin tries to break from breakdown but a high tackle from James Horwill cuts him down; penalty France
Wallabies 0-0 France 7mins Les Bleus opt for 22 lineout & go long, inside Aussies 22...
Wallabies 0-0 France 9mins Aussies clear visitors out & Les Bleus have lineout on halfway - pinged for not straight...Aussie scrum
Wallabies 0-0 France 11m No quite the pace of earlier All Blacks England game but Les Bleus have another attacking 22 lineout
Wallabies 0-0 France 13mins Aussies clear France out; meanwhile in NZ the local TV think England coach is Steve Lancaster!
Wallabies 0-0 France 14mins But Les Bleus keep coming back to hang out in Aussie territory...
Wallabies 0-0 France 14mins Finally Aussies get over halfway for attacking lineout just inside 10m; but cleared back with kick
Wallabies 0-0 France 16mins Horwill pinged for coming into breakdown from in front! Dulin opts for posts from 52m out but short
Wallabies 0-0 France 18mins France have opportunity on halfway but a knock on gives Aussies the scrum...
Wallabies 0-0 France 20mins Into the second quarter & there's no score in two evenly matched sides so far...
Wallabies 0-0 France 21mins A kick ahead from Matt Toomua is chased & it flies over tryline for Ben McCalman to touch down...
Wallabies 0-0 France 21mins ... but Ref Barnes defers to TMO to check contact with French player before grounding
Wallabies 0-0 France 21minsToomua deemed to have made contact so it's no try & penalty to France
Wallabies 0-0 France 23mins More turnover's incoming from Aussies & have scrum pretty much on halfway...
Wallabies 0-0 France 25mins Scrum has to be reset for collapsing & this time much better; up to French 10m...
Wallabies 0-0 France 28mins French finally committing less numbers to breakdown & defence holding well so Aussies gain no yards
Wallabies 0-0 France 29mins Poor Aussie kick to touch for 5M lineout goes long & dead; French scrum back on 10m
Wallabies 0-0 France 30mins Scrum not going to plan for Barnes so he has a word..reset & penalty after Slipper loses bind
Wallabies 0-0 France 31mins Les Bleus kick well to set up lineout just outside Aussie 22 but not such great work; ping pong!
Wallabies 0-0 France 32mins France charge into Aussie 22 but it's homeside who have the ball & they clear...Dulin catches
Wallabies 0-0 France 33mins Aussie defensive scrum outside on 22 is good & Toomua clears to opposite 22...ping pong again!
Wallabies 0-0 France 34mins Les Bleus mixing up their lineout inside halfway & Aussies pinged for contact in air; Dulin tees up
Wallabies 0-0 France 36mins Dulin has the distance but pulls it just to right of post...v weird having no score so far in
Wallabies 0-0 France 37mins Whopper of a charge down on Toomua & Yannick Nyanga has a perfect opportunity but teensie knock on
Wallabies 0-0 France 39mins Nic White clears ball to touch & Les Bleus take it quickly; McCalman pinged & French lineout nr 22
Wallabies 0-0 France 40mins Green & gold shirts all over the ball but Les Bleus pick & go...then pinged for not releasing
Wallabies 0-0 France HT whistle goes & apparently there's not been a 0-0 HT international score since 1958!
Wallabies 0-0 France HT - | -
Wallabies 0-0 France 40mins We're back...hopefully someone will score soon!
Wallabies 0-0 France 41mins France immediately hand over a penalty & Nic White tees up from 44m but is way out to right
Wallabies 0-0 France 42mins incidentally, roof is shut so perfect kicking conditions!
Wallabies 0-0 France 43mins Les Bleus quickly give White another chance to hit between the uprights...& it misses!
Wallabies 0-0 France 44m Whilst boredom sets in, @QantasWallabies...the beards...hugely unattractive! Need to lose them for self respect.
Wallabies 0-0 France 45mins Aussies on attack outside French 22 but penalty goes against them... *yawn*
Wallabies 0-0 France 48mins Has anything happened yet? Has anyone scored yet? Might have a little nap...
Wallabies 0-0 France 52mins Another penalty to Aussies & Foley tees up from midway from touch on 22...
Wallabies 3-0 France 53mins Well that's just scintillating..not! But finally, a score...
Wallabies 3-0 France 57mins Les Bleus remember to play rugby & off they charge & look v menacing! But PSA has hissy fit
Wallabies 3-0 France 57mins ...after Barnesy halts momentum for a fwd pass; PSA should be careful or he'll have a hernia!
Wallabies 3-0 France 59mins It's scrum city in this match; & as for lineouts, Aussies 100% record from 4 - France 90% off 18!
Wallabies 3-0 France 59mins Ah...Domingo, Mas & Burban on for Menini, Slimani & Nyanga for Les Bleus
Wallabies 3-0 France 59mins & for Aussies, Luke Jones (debut), Pat McCabe & Kurtley Beale for Horwill, Kuridrani & Foley
Wallabies 3-0 France 62mins Aussies make it all the way to tryline only to miss touch down, then gift penalty...
Wallabies 3-0 France 63min Ref has word with Dusautoir about his boys infringing & warns yellow is on cards if not careful
Wallabies 6-0 France 64mins So far tis just a ninth penalty but punished with 3 more points from White
Wallabies 6-0 France 64mins Scott Higginbotham for Fardy | Bernard le Roux & Louis Picamoles for Flanquart & Dusautoir
Wallabies 6-0 France 67mins Knock ons from both sides result in Aussies attacking the French 22...
Wallabies 6-0 France 69mins Ref had enough at breakdown & shows le Roux a yellow but White misses the penalty from out wide
Wallabies 6-0 France 71mins Les Bleus secure the scrum on 22 but can't get away quickly...
Wallabies 6-0 France 72mins Eventually cleared to halfway & Aussies in possession but don't get over halfway...
Wallabies 6-0 France 73mins A kick goes high into French territory & it comes straight back before returning...
Wallabies 6-0 France 74mins French have penalty from breakdown & clear Aussies back whilst replacements come on...
Wallabies 6-0 France 75mins Michalak & Mach for Guirado & Parra | Cowan, Weeks & Charles for Slipper, Kepu & Polota-Nau
Wallabies 6-0 France 77mins Aussies head towards French territory but Les Bleus steal it & charge up to Aussie 22!
Wallabies 6-0 France 78mins le Roux about to return; Nick Phipps for White & French penalty up to 22...
Wallabies 6-0 France 80mins Beale nicks it & eventually it's kicked to French 22; is run back & almost make it but...
Wallabies 6-0 France 80mins ...offload goes fwd then Folau drops it - it's a proper mess then tempers flare too!
Wallabies 6-0 France 80+1mins Ref Barnes has to calm down both sides & awards the penalty to Aus who kick it into stands
15 Israel Folau 14 Adam Ashley-Cooper 13 Tevita Kuridrani 12 Matt Toomua 11 Nick Cummins 10 Bernard Foley 9 Nic White 1 James Slipper 2 Tatafu Polota-Nau 3 Sekope Kepu 4 Rob Simmons 5 James Horwill 6 Scott Fardy 7 MICHAEL HOOPER (C) 8 Ben McCalman BENCH: 16 Nathan Charles* 17 Pek Cowan 18 Laurie Weeks* 19 Luke Jones* 20 Scott Higginbotham 21 Nick Phipps 22 Kurtley Beale 23 Pat McCabe
SCORERS P: Foley, White
15 Brice Dulin 14 Yoann Huget 13 Mathieu Bastareaud 12 Wesley Fofana 11 Maxime Médard 10 Remi Tales 1 Alexandre Menini 2 Guilhem Guirado 3 Rabah Slimani 4 Alexandre Flanquart 5 Yoann Maestri 6 Yannick Nyanga 7 THIERRY DUSAUTOIR (C) 8 Damien Chouly 9 Morgan Parra BENCH: 16 Brice Mach 17 Thomas Domingo 18 Nicolas Mas 19 Bernard Le Roux 20 Louis Picamoles 21 Antoine Burban 22 Frederic Michalak 23 Remi Lamerat
SCORERS le Roux
Referee: Wayne Barnes (RFU) Asst Referees: Craig Joubert (SARU), Chris Pollock (NZR) TMO: Vinny Munro (NZR)
AMI Stadium, Addington, Christchurch - 17 June 2014
KO: 19:35 HT: 7-24
HOW IT HAPPENED MINUTE BY MINUTE...
Crusaders 0-0 England 0min Well here we are again midweek... Christchurch this time & we're off
Crusaders 0-5 England 2mins And England start with a fresh try from hooker Joe Gray who dances thru defence
Crusaders 0-7 England 3mins Danny Cipriani converts & the Saders need to watch their backs...
Crusaders 0-7 England 4mins From a good England lineout, visitors are ruling the roost & ref Nigel Owens is in stern mood
Crusaders 0-7 England 6mins England scrum on Saders' 10m & not a moment passes before w perfectly weighted kick...
Crusaders 0-7 England 6mins ...bounces just inside touchline & Fodes knocks it back in ahead of corner to score
Crusaders 0-12 England 7mins Owens defers to TMO George Ayoub to check foot & ball not in touch...of course it's not
Crusaders 0-12 England 8mins But Cips fluffs the conversion. But points are running ahead of minutes already...
Crusaders 0-12 England 10mins England defensive scrum on 10m & the pack works in harmony til Dave Attwood drops it forward
Crusaders 0-12 England 11mins Saders collect & charge England out of own half but back it comes up to 22...ping pong!
Crusaders 0-12 England 12mins Cips runs it back, but Saders confidence growing as get control & over halfway...
Crusaders 0-12 England 13mins England pinged for not 10m & forced back while Saders set up attacking lineout on England 22
Crusaders 0-12 England 14mins England defence causing a bit of a headache & its lineout again on 22 for Saders...but turnover
Crusaders 0-12 England 15mins Cips kicks long...too long... Saders 22 drop out
Crusaders 0-12 England 16mins Cips may have got attitude under control lately, but Jnr. Faz he ain't!
Crusaders 0-12 England 17mins Good attacking scrum for Saders but rubbish pass loses momentum for homeside
Crusaders 0-12 England 18mins Saders scrum again on 10m after George 'eldest' Whitelock off for concussion test...
Crusaders 0-12 England 19mins Matt Todd replaces George at 7 & scrum is good but that channel ain't working for them...
Crusaders 0-12 England 20mins Cips clears from own 22 but the attack from Saders is v effective as they head towards tryline
Crusaders 5-12 England 21mins England defence gets all confused while Todd wrangles thru to score much to joy of fans
Crusaders 7-12 England 23mins Fullback Tom Taylor nails the conversion, then controversy over forward ball after restart...
Crusaders 7-12 England 24mins Owens confirms nothing's forwards but crowd don't like it
Crusaders 7-12 England 25mins Meanwhile, England are deep into Saders' 22 but this time Fodes' is held up...
Crusaders 7-12 England 27mins Taylor clears & England have 22 lineout & penalty from Joel Everson in from side
Crusaders 7-12 England 27mins England's rolling maul is stopped dead so have to change tactics deep in the 22
Crusaders 7-17 England 28mins England play ball wide & it's Brad Barritt who can't be stooped from scoring
Crusaders 7-19 England 30mins Cipriani converts & timeout for Beauden's little bro Scott Barrett comes on for Jimmy Tupou
Crusaders 7-19 England 31mins Aerial ping pong ensues after restart & England attacking lineout over halfway
Crusaders 7-19 England 33mins Cips pops it over touch in 22 & Saders have defensive lineout but captain Ed Slater steals it
Crusaders 7-24 England 35mins Lovely hands from England Matt Kvesic > Henry Trinder > Alex Goode > try in corner
Crusaders 7-26 England 35mins Cips converts & England are starting to run away with it...
Crusaders 7-26 England 37mins Good restart for Saders and working England 22; defence is strong but slowly making inches
Crusaders 7-26 England 38mins But after 12 phases England turnover ball & back outside 22; another England turnover & Cips clears
Crusaders 7-26 England 39mins Saders come back again into England territory but pinged for not releasing; England lineout
Crusaders 7-26 England 40mins The attack doesn't go anywhere & it's HT in Christchurch
Crusaders 7-26 England HT T: Todd C: Taylor | T: Gray, Foden, Barritt, Goode C: Cipriani (3)
Crusaders 7-26 England 40mins We're back & England going forward just outside own 22 but penalty to Saders; attacking scrum...
Crusaders 7-26 England 43mins 14 phases in but haven't got over the 22 as yet...
Crusaders 7-26 England 44mins ...and then the turnover comes for England; visiting scrum on own 10m
Crusaders 7-26 England 44mins A kick to touch over halfway but Saders are prevented from taking a quick throw in
Crusaders 7-26 England 45mins A whole load of kicking continues ending with England defensive lineout inside 10m
Crusaders 7-26 England 46mins But the Saders get their hands on it & are up to England's 22...
Crusaders 7-26 England 47mins Timeout as Richard Wigglesworth & Stephen Myler on for Dickson & Cipriani; England scrum
Crusaders 7-26 England 50mins Andy Ellis & Adam Whitelock (yes - there's 4 of them!) on for Willi Heinz & Kieron Fonotia
Crusaders 7-26 England 52mins Oh so much kicking...conditions look good for running rugby; Ellis pinged for blocking Wiggy
Crusaders 7-26 England 53mins England finally move into Saders territory; lineout inside 22 & England forced to go wide...
Crusaders 7-26 England 55mins Excellent defence from Saders as England can't find a chink along entire tryline to get thru
Crusaders 7-26 England 55min Saders turnover & Eng have to go again; little dink from Myler but Watson can't save it from touch
Crusaders 7-26 England 57mins Ben Funnell & Joe Moody for Flynn & Perry
Crusaders 7-31 England 58mins Finally Anthony Watson has his moment as he outmanœuvers s all the defence to dive over tryline
Crusaders 7-33 England 59mins Myler converts & England have found their feet again...
Crusaders 7-33 England 59mins Meanwhile Ward, Catt, Sinckler, May & Pennell on for Gray, Waller, Thomas, Trinder & Goode
Crusaders 7-33 England 61mins Saders think they may over with score from Joe Moody but ref & TMO rule no try & 5m scrum
Crusaders 7-33 England 63mins England need to get out of own half if they are to get anywhere...been in own for too long
Crusaders 7-33 England 65mins And they do, only for Saders to turnover ball near own 22...& so we're back to England's 22
Crusaders 7-33 England 67mins Saders overlap & Jordan Taufua heads for corner but Fodes holds him while Pennell takes him out
Crusaders 7-33 England 68mins TMO confirms no try while Christchurch's Michael Paterson replaces Dave Attwood for England
Crusaders 7-33 England 70mins Saders all over the England tryline; England defensive 5m scrum...
Crusaders 7-33 England 71mins Front rows get a word from Owens; Joe Moody pinged & it's penalty England to clear
Crusaders 7-33 England 73mins England defensive lineout on 10m & Sinckler breaks over halfway ; Saders steal it but so do England
Crusaders 7-33 England 74mins SO bored of this tedious kicking...come on...let's play some rugby not football!
Crusaders 7-33 England 75mins Saders turnover ball but Barrett's poor kick spoils it.
Crusaders 7-33 England 76mins Rob Thompson & Siate Tokolahi on for Lee-Lo & Laulala
Crusaders 7-33 England 77mins England look like they might crawl out of own half til Saders steal it again...
Crusaders 7-33 England 78mins Finally England escape & head into Saders territory...
Crusaders 7-33 England 79mins The last minute & England look positively determined again into Saders 22; but a knock on...
Crusaders 7-33 England 80mins Saders scrum but don't escape own 22; England scramble it back & they're off again...
Crusaders 7-38 England 80mins Barritt chips thru & Pennell takes it over for final try in corner...
Crusaders 7-38 England 80+1mins Myler misses conversion, but it's not a bad show for England, tho Saders weren't a walkover!
15 Tom Taylor 14 Johnny McNicholl 13 Reynold Lee-Lo 12 Kieron Fonotia 11 Nafi Tuitavake 10 Tyler Bleyendaal 9 Willi Heinz 1 Tim Perry 2 Corey Flynn 3 Nepo Laulala 4 Jimmy Tupou 5 Joel Everson 6 Jordan Taufua 7 GEORGE WHITELOCK (C) 8 Luke Whitelock BENCH: 16 Ben Funnell 17 Joe Moody 18 Siate Tokolahi 19 Scott Barrett 20 Matt Todd 21 Andy Ellis 22 Adam Whitelock 23 Rob Thompson
SCORERS T: Todd C: Taylor
15 Alex Goode 14 Ben Foden 13 Henry Trinder* 12 Brad Barritt 11 Anthony Watson* 10 Danny Cipriani 9 Lee Dickson 1 Alex Waller* 2 Joe Gray 3 Henry Thomas 4 ED SLATER* (C) 5 Dave Attwood 6 James Haskell 7 Matt Kvesic 8 Tom Johnson BENCH: 16 David Ward* 17 Nathan Catt* 18 Kyle Sinckler* 19 Michael Paterson* 20 Richard Wigglesworth 21 Stephen Myler 22 Jonny May 23 Chris Pennell
SCORERS T: Gray, Foden, Barritt, Goode, Watson, Pennell C: Cipriani (3), Myler
Referee: Nigel Owens (WRU) Asst Referees: Andrew Lees (ARU), James Leckie (ARU) TMO: George Ayoub (ARU)
Estadio Mario Alberto Kempes, Córdoba - 20 June 2014
KO: 16:10 HT: 8-7
15 Lucas González Amorosino 14 Santiago Cordero 13 Matías Orlando 12 Santiago González Iglesias 11 Manuel Montero 10 Nicolás Sánchez 9 TOMÁS CUBELLI (C) 1 Bruno Postiglioni 2 Julián Montoya 3 Matías Díaz 4 Manuel Carizza 5 Matías Alemanno 6 Rodrigo Báez 7 Javier Ortega Desio 8 Tomás De la Vega BENCH: 16 Santiago Iglesias Valdez 17 Lucas Noguera Paz 18 Nahuel Tetaz Chaparro 19 Tomás Lavanini 20 Antonio Ahualli de Chazal 21 Martín Landajo 22 Matías Moroni 23 Joaquín Tuculet
SCORERS T: Desio, Tuculet P: Sánchez (2) DG: Sánchez
15 Stuart Hogg 14 Sean Maitland 13 Nick De Luca 12 Peter Horne 11 Tommy Seymour 10 Duncan Weir 9 Grayson Hart 1 Alasdair Dickinson 2 Ross Ford 3 Geoff Cross 4 Jonny Gray 5 GRANT GILCHRIST (C) 6 Robert Harley 7 Blair Cowan 8 Kieran Low BENCH: 16 Pat MacArthur 17 Gordon Reid 18 Jon Welsh 19 Tim Swinson 20 Chris Fusaro 21 Henry Pyrgos 22 Tom Heathcote 23 Dougie Fife
SCORERS T: Hogg, Pyrgos C: Weir P: Weir (3)
Referee: John Lacey (IRFU) Asst Referees: Pascal Gauzere (FFR), Lourens van der Merwe (SARU) TMO: Deon van Blommestein (SARU)
Prince Chichibu Memorial Stadium, Tokyo - 21 June 2014
KO: 14:00 HT: 13-13
15 Ayumu Goromaru 14 Akihito Yamada 13 Male Sau 12 Yu Tamura 11 Kenki Fukuoka 10 Harumichi Tatekawa 9 Fumiaki Tanaka 1 Masataka Mikami 2 Shota Horie 3 Kensuke Hatakeyama 4 Shoji Ito 5 Luke Thompson 6 Justin Ives 7 MICHAEL LEITCH (C) 8 Ryu Koliniasi Holani BENCH: 16 Hisateru Hirashima 17 Takeshi Kizu 18 Hiroshi Yamashita 19 Shinya Makabe 20 Hitoshi Ono 21 Hendrik Tui 22 Atsushi Hiwasa 23 Toshiaki Hirose
SCORERS T: Yamada, Sa'u C: Goromaru (2) P: Goromaru (4) Yamada
15 Luke Mclean 14 Leonardo Sarto 13 Michele Campagnaro 12 Andrea Masi 11 Giovambattista Venditti 10 Luciano Orquera 9 Tito Tebaldi 1 Alberto De Marchi 2 Leonardo Ghiraldini 3 Lorenzo Cittadini 4 QUINTIN GELDENHUYS (C) 5 Marco Bortolami 6 Joshua Furno 7 Mauro Bergamasco 8 Robert Barbieri BENCH: 16 Andrea Manici 17 Alberto De Marchi 18 Dario Chistolini 19 Marco Fuser 20 Manoa Vosawai 21 Guglielmo Palazzani 22 Tommaso Allan 23 Gonzalo Garcia
SCORERS T: PT, Barbieri C: Orquera, Allan P: Orquera (3) Vendetti
Referee: Jaco Peyper (SARU) Asst Referees: Garratt Williamson (NZR), Brendon Pickerill (NZR) TMO: Peter Marshall (ARU)
Allianz Stadium, Sydney - 21 June 2014
KO: 15:00 HT: 20-6
HOW IT HAPPENED MINUTE BY MINUTE...
Wallabies v France T3 Tadaa...that's the anthems done in the glorious sunshine in Sydney
Wallabies v France Now THAT's what you call an atmosphere!
Wallabies 0-0 France 0mins Packed house at Allianz Stadium & the game kicks off under the watchful eye of Chris Pollock !
Wallabies 0-0 France 1min And immediately an error is forced on visitors & Bernard Foley tees up already
Wallabies 3-0 France 2mins And it's over for early points in Sydney! But as quickly Aussie's hand pen over too
Wallabies 3-0 France 3mins Maxime Machenaud tees up but it pings off the upright...
Wallabies 3-0 France 5mins From an attacking Aussie lineout, setpiece works but take a few phases to head into French 22
Wallabies 3-0 France 7mins Not so much Aussies making hard work of it as Les Bleus working hard to hold them out...
Wallabies 8-0 France 8mins But eventually, Fulgence Ouedraogo tries his damndest but Will Skelton scores on debut
Wallabies 10-0 France 9mins Foley makes light work of the conversion & quickly Australia is matching points to minutes
Wallabies 10-0 France 10mins From the restart. Aussies are quickly with ball inside French territory...
Wallabies 10-0 France 12mins Bit of luck France's way & they make some yards in right direction but lineout on halfway
Wallabies 10-0 France 14mins lineout is odd & French end up with the scrum...which they win with a bosh
Wallabies 10-3 France 15mins Penalty also goes the way of Les Bleus & Brice Dulin whacks it thru uprights from way back
Wallabies 13-3 France 17mins But as penalty count already racks up, France gift another & Foley replies with 3 more points
Wallabies 13-3 France 18mins Time out called as Tatafu Polota Nau has a shoulder bang attended to...
Wallabies 13-3 France 20mins He's fine & we're back on; Polota Nau carries it up to 22 but a fwd pass as he goes down
Wallabies 13-3 France 22mins Les Bleus regain possession & kick to touch for defensive 5m lineout
Wallabies 13-3 France 23mins Rob Simmons pinged for tackling with no arms & French clear for 10m lineout
Wallabies 13-3 France 25mins But eventually Aussies get it back & are quickly deep in 22 & timeout called by Wayne Barnes
Wallabies 13-3 France 27mins Rabah Slimani has played silly buggers handing over a penalty & winning a yellow card
Wallabies 18-3 France 27mins Aussies go for quick tap & Izzy Folau flies over in the corner to score
Wallabies 20-3 France 30mins Les Bleus have couple of phases & quick hands from Bastareaud puts Bonneval in space...
Wallabies 20-3 France 30mins ...but bundled into touch by Adam Ashley Cooper on 22
Wallabies 20-6 France 34mins Sekope Kepu pinged for offside at breakdown from French lineout & Machenaud doubles score
Wallabies 20-6 France 37mins Good work from France as Wesley Fofana breaks down line but forced into touch...
Wallabies 20-6 France 39mins Aussie defence is pretty impressive & Bastereaud causes Wycliff Palu no headaches but knock on
Wallabies 20-6 France 40+1mins French scrum is good & ball pumped into touch for HT
Wallabies 20-6 France HT T: Skelton, Folau C: Foley (2) P: Foley (2) | P: Dulin, Machenaud Slimani
Wallabies 25-6 France 41mins Good start from Aus from breakdown Nic White > Skelton > Folau > NO defence & under post dive!
Wallabies 27-6 France 43mins Foley pops over the conversion & off the Aussies go again
Wallabies 27-6 France 44mins Sadly for Les Bleus Hugo Bonneval takes a fall & has to be helped off pitch; Remi Lamerat on
Wallabies 27-6 France 46mins Les Bleus on the attack & make some territory for first time in a while...
Wallabies 27-6 France 47mins But they lose it approaching 22 & also lose Alexander Menini to injury; Thomas Domingo on
Wallabies 27-6 France 49mins Aussie defensive lineout's good; Vincent Debaty & Yannick Nyanga on for Slimani & Ouedraogo
Wallabies 27-6 France 52mins Aussies battle way into the French 22 looking strong but Les Bleus penalty...
Wallabies 27-6 France 54mins Ball cleared to send Wallabies back to 10m; they come back & it's 5m lineout
Wallabies 27-6 France 54mins Scott Sio & Kurtley Beale on for James Slipper & Matt Toomua5
Wallabies 27-6 France 57mins Phase after phase from Aussies into French 22 & almost an intercept from Yann Huget but knock on
Wallabies 27-6 France 58mins Nick Phipps & James Horwill for Skelton & White | Louis Picamoles for Damien Chouly
Wallabies 32-6 France 60mins Almost 22 breakdown Phipps > Beale > Foley > Beale > Michael Hooper > attempted swan dive > try
Wallabies 34-6 France 62mins Foley pops over easy conversion and this is a v different game to last week...
Wallabies 34-6 France 64mins Bernard Le Roux for Flanquart; Ben McCalman for Palu while Les Bleus hang in Aussie 22
Wallabies 34-11 France 65mins Finally Les Bleus find their mojo & Guilhem Guirado finds the tryline!
Wallabies 34-11 France 68mins But there's no conversion. Aussies hit French hard & Horwill makes yards but Kuridrani knock on
Wallabies 34-11 France 70mins Homeside do come back; tiredness setting in hard for Les Bleus...
Wallabies 34-11 France 72mins Recycle - pick n go - slowly Aussies work their way up to French 22 & over...
Wallabies 39-11 France 73mins An offside from France 5m from own tryline & Nick Phipps slips thru the gap to score
Wallabies 39-11 France 75mins Les Bleus were caught napping there... but Foley misses his first kick at goal...
Wallabies 39-11 France 76mins From restart, French appear to have rewoken & Bastareaud busts thru defence...
Wallabies 39-11 France 77mins Almost to 22 before Aus have ball back ; French kick & it's Les Bleus' lineout inside Aussie 22
Wallabies 39-11 France 78mins All good & Folau jumps for high ball & misses; Bastareaud has ball on tryline but loses it fwd!
Wallabies 39-11 France 80mins All that hard work for nothing & ball popped into touch for convincing win to Australia
15 Israel Folau 14 Adam Ashley-Cooper 13 Tevita Kuridrani 12 Matt Toomua 11 Nick Cummins 10 Bernard Foley 9 Nic White 1 James Slipper 2 Tatafu Polota-Nau 3 Sekope Kepu 4 Will Skelton* 5 Rob Simmons6 Scott Fardy 7 MICHAEL HOOPER (C) 8 Wycliff Palu BENCH: 16 Nathan Charles 17 Scott Sio 18 Laurie Weeks 19 James Horwill 20 Ben McCalman 21 Nick Phipps 22 Kurtley Beale 23 Rob Horne
SCORERS T: Skelton, Folau (2), Hooper, Phipps C: Foley (4) P: Foley (2)
15 Brice Dulin 14 Yoann Huget 13 Mathieu Bastareaud 12 Wesley Fofana 11 Hugo Bonneval 10 Remi Tales 1 Alexandre Menini 2 Guilhem Guirado 3 Rabah Slimani 4 Alexandre Flanquart 5 Yoann Maestri 6 THIERRY DUSAUTOIR (C) 7 Fulgence Ouedraogo 8 Damien Chouly 9 Morgan Parra BENCH: 16 Christopher Tolofua 17 Vincent Debaty 18 Nicolas Mas 19 Bernard Le Roux 20 Louis Picamoles 21 Yannick Nyanga 22 Maxime Machenaud 23 Remi Lamerat
SCORERS T: Guirado C: Machenaud P: Dulin, Machenaud Slimani
Referee: Chris Pollock (NZR) Asst Referees: Wayne Barnes (RFU), George Clancy (IRFU) TMO: Ben Skeen (NZR)
Mbombela Stadium, Nelspruit - 21 June 2014
KO: 15:00 HT: 14-17
HOW IT HAPPENED MINUTE BY MINUTE...
Springboks 0-0 Wales Test 2 about to KO after the anthems at Nelspruit.... Rugby
Springboks 0-0 Wales A glorious day of sunshine for the hostilities; Wales have never won in SA...don't hold your breath
Springboks 0-0 Wales 1min Boks are almost up to Welsh 22 quickly but knock on > scrum Wales
Springboks 0-0 Wales 3mins Positive work from visitors steadily working way up over Bok 10m & Boks hand over penalty
Springboks 0-0 Wales 4mins But Dan Biggar misses the uprights completely whilst Boks find their feet...
Springboks 0-0 Wales 6mins A high ball in the midfield is knocked on by Alex Cuthbert & Boks head over halfway; Wales turnover at breakdown
Springboks 0-0 Wales 7mins Captain Alun Wyn Jones gets talking to for 2 altercations off ball from ref Steve Walsh
Springboks 0-0 Wales 8mins Welsh scrum on halfway up to 10m & Duane Vermeulen pinged at breakdown..not sure what for coz not offside
Springboks 0-0 Wales 9mins But at next breakdown, Jannie du Plessis steals it deftly; timeout...
Springboks 0-0 Wales 10mins Good clear to touch & Bok lineout outside Welsh 22 which is good but pinged for not releasing
Springboks 0-0 Wales 11mins Welsh lineout on Bokke 10m but wall of green not allowing forward progress
Springboks 0-0 Wales 12mins Bismarck du Plessis harshly pinged for not rolling away when he was trapped; Biggar tees up
Springboks 0-3 Wales 13mins The kick is good & Wales have first points of the match
Springboks 0-3 Wales 14m Lovely defensive work from Bryan Habana forcing attacker into touch with no hands free to defend
Springboks 0-3 Wales 15mins Bok lineout & AWJ interferes with jumper & it's penalty Boks as Morné Steyn tees up...
Springboks 0-3 Wales 16mins But from 49m, it was the distance but not quite the accuracy for points
Springboks 0-3 Wales 17mins Oh so many timeouts already... *yawn* Rugby
Springboks 0-3 Wales 17mins Ken Owens getting cleaned up for blood injury on pitch - what happened to sending them off!
Springboks 0-3 Wales 18mins Welsh lineout & Biggar clears deep into Bok territory but Willie le Roux drops the high ball
Springboks 0-8 Wales 19mins Welsh scrum & good setpiece work as Jamie Roberts breaks & scores under posts
Springboks 0-10 Wales 20mins Simple conversion & Boks need to play catch up & get there game together...
Springboks 0-15 Wales 22mins From break Welsh keep heading to tryline time & again phase after phase til Cuthbert finds tryline
Springboks 0-17 Wales 23mins Another conversion & Wales are cleaning up here in Nelspruit. Boks appear to be asleep...
Springboks 0-17 Wales 25mins Meanwhile Schalk Burger & Ruan Pienaar replace Willem Alberts & Steyn; Boks plan is failing
Springboks 0-17 Wales 27mins From near own 22, Boks clear for lineout on Welsh 10m & must get somewhere from here
Springboks 0-17 Wales 28mins Gethin Jenkins pulls lineout down & it's Bokke ball again...
Springboks 0-17 Wales 29mins Luke Charteris yellow carded for twice interfering with next Bok lineout & coming in from side
Springboks 0-17 Wales 29mins Jenkins pinged again & ref warns AWJ he's prepared to send another to bin if it doesn't stop
Springboks 5-17 Wales 32mins 4 consecutive penalties from Wales; huge driving maul from Boks off lineout & it's a penalty try
Springboks 5-17 Wales 32mins & Biggar also binned for pulling down driving maul - Wales down to 13 for remainder of half
Springboks 12-17 Wales 33mins Meanwhile Boks find their mojo & le Roux offloads to Cornal Hendricks to easily score
Springboks 14-17 Wales 34mins Delightful work from Boks & returned Steyn pops over conversion...game on!
Springboks 14-17 Wales 37mins Bok scrum on halfway; has to be reset. From setpiece off Bokke go again up to 22...
Springboks 14-17 Wales 39mins Boks just couple of metres short when get turned over by Roberts & have penalty coming...
Springboks 14-17 Wales 40mins Wales clear to just outside own 22 for lineout before HT whistle goes as Charteris returns
Springboks 14-17 Wales HT T: PT, Hendricks C: Steyn (2) | T: Roberts, Cuthbert C: Biggar (2) P: Biggar YC Charteris, Biggar
Springboks 14-17 Wales 40mins We're back & Wales still a man down for 2 minutes...
Springboks 14-17 Wales 40mins YET another timeout for Owens' head bandage to be re-tied. Come on!
Springboks 14-17 Wales 42mins Boks defensive lineout deep in own territory & it goes well as The Beast goes down over Welsh 10m
Springboks 14-17 Wales 44mins Biggar returns & Wales have lineout; Boks offside & Biggar kicks downfield...5m lineout...
Springboks 14-17 Wales 45mins Wales inches from tryline & Owens bundles over Bok bodies & tryline > TMO
Springboks 14-17 Wales 45mins No obstruction but ball goes down short, rolls ahead & clearly loses possession in replay...
Springboks 14-22 Wales 45mins But ref decides slow replay is irrelevant & gives try anyway to Owens
Springboks 14-24 Wales 45mins The conversion is good & Wales are 10 points clear
Springboks 14-24 Wales 46mins Blood replacement Lodewyk de Jager for Flip van der Merwe
Springboks 14-24 Wales 48mins Timeout for attention to AWJ then Wales defensive 5m scrum under posts...& again
Springboks 14-24 Wales 49mins Jannie du Plessis pinged for illegal scrummaging & Biggar clears for 22 lineout; oh & a timeout
Springboks 14-24 Wales 50mins van der Merwe returns to field & Boks almost at 22..but Welsh scrum after Hendricks isolated
Springboks 14-24 Wales 51mins Erm...tell you what...lets have a timeout out since it's only been a minute since the last!
Springboks 14-24 Wales 52mins Wales clear to halfway for lineout & try to make yards...
Springboks 17-24 Wales 55mins Jenkins pinged for not rolling away & Steyn tees up from 34m > it's over...
Springboks 17-24 Wales 57m TMO replays after AWJ jumps & Matfield challenges but van der Merwe catches foot in midair...
Springboks 17-27 Wales 58mins It's a yellow card for van der Merwe &Bokke have a huge disadvantage after Biggar adds 3 more points
Springboks 17-27 Wales 59mins Boks snatch ball; huge effort from Bismarck & Francois Louw but The Beast drops it
Springboks 17-27 Wales 60mins Coenie Oosthuizen on for Jannie du Plessis & Boks pinged for illegal scrummaging...
Springboks 17-27 Wales 61mins Welsh attacking lineout on 22 but fails & Boks take control...
Springboks 17-27 Wales 62mins Boks think it's their lineout but Walsh saunters over to correct it *whosgothismirror*
Springboks 17-27 Wales 63mins Welsh put in to scrum as visitors hope to break hoodoo of just 1 win ever & none in SA
Springboks 17-27 Wales 64mins Penalty Wales off scrum with extra man & now Biggar tees up from in front outside 22
Springboks 17-30 Wales 65mins Biggar lands it & Boks are in serious trouble but bench arriving...
Springboks 17-30 Wales 67mins Isn't it time for a timeout yet...oh yes!
Springboks 17-30 Wales 68m Wales scrum & van der Merwe back so Boks back to XV; Wales win penalty & have defensive scrum
Springboks 17-30 Wales 70mins Welsh hands carry ball into touch after Bok attack but Walsh won't allow quick lineout
Springboks 22-30 Wales 71mins Bok attacking lineout in 22; Bokke go again & again & again til le Roux gets it & scores
Springboks 24-30 Wales 72mins Steyn converts quickly & Boks have just 7 minutes to do it all over again...
Springboks 24-30 Wales 74mins Timeout for Matfield to have fingers strapped before Welsh scrum on Bok 10m
Springboks 24-30 Wales 75mins Jake Ball & Paul James for Jenkins & Charteris; scrum goes down
Springboks 24-30 Wales 76m After an eternal scrap on floor Boks win penalty & Steyn kicks it perfectly for lineout inside 22
Springboks 24-30 Wales 77mins Boks attacking ferociously & have gone from one touch to other before coming back...
Springboks 24-30 Wales 77mins TMO after Hendricks is thrown into touch in corner prevented from scoring...
Springboks 24-30 Wales 77mins George North tackle is fine but Liam Williams shoulder charges with no arms - illegal
Springboks 31-30 Wales 78mins Ref explains to AWJ 1st before awarding penalty try under posts which Steyn converts
Springboks 31-30 Wales 79mins Wales attack into Bok territory but get cleared back to just inside halfway for lineout
Springboks 31-30 Wales 80mins Wales in possession but only just over halfway; both sides need discipline now...
Springboks 31-30 Wales 80+1mins Still Welsh possession but still on halfway...
Springboks 31-30 Wales 80+1mins Boks keeping their cool whilst Wales go 17 phases; Biggar drop goal but...
Springboks 31-30 Wales 80+2mins ...but... falls way way short & this it...final whistle goes for Bok win
15 Willie le Roux 14 Cornal Hendricks 13 JP Pietersen 12 Jan Serfontein 11 Bryan Habana 10 Morné Steyn 9 Fourie du Preez 1 Tendai Mtawarira 2 Bismarck du Plessis 3 Jannie du Plessis 4 Flip van der Merwe Bakkies Botha 5 VICTOR MATFIELD (C) 6 Francois Louw 7 Willem Alberts 8 Duane Vermeulen BENCH: 16 Schalk Brits 17 Gurthrö Steenkamp 18 Coenie Oosthuizen 19 Lood de Jager 20 Schalk Burger 21 Ruan Pienaar 22 Wynand Olivier 23 Lwazi Mvovo
SCORERS T: PT (2), Hendricks, le Roux C: Steyn (4) P: Steyn van der Merwe
15 Liam Williams 14 Alex Cuthbert 13 Jonathan Davies 12 Jamie Roberts 11 George North 10 Dan Biggar 9 Mike Phillips 1 Gethin Jenkins 2 Ken Owens 3 Samson Lee 4 Luke Charteris 5 ALUN WYN JONES (C) 6 Dan Lydiate 7 Josh Turnbull 8 Toby Faletau BENCH: 16 Matthew Rees 17 Paul James 18 Aaron Jarvis 19 Jake Ball 20 Dan Baker 21 Gareth Davies 22 James Hook 23 Matthew Morgan
SCORERS T: Roberts, Cuthbert, Owens C: Biggar (3) P: Biggar (3) Charteris, Biggar
Referee: Steve Walsh (ARU) Asst Referees: Romain Poite (FFR), Francisco Pastrana (UAR) TMO: Glenn Newman (NZR)
Waikato Stadium, Hamilton - 21 June 2014
KO: 19:35 HT: 29-6
HOW IT HAPPENED MINUTE BY MINUTE...
All Blacks v England The visitors are out on the paddock...what a prospect this is!
All Blacks v England New Zealanders have arrived too...now for all the faffing before eventual kick off...
All Blacks v England It's haka time...but it's kapa o pango this week. What a bore...Much prefer ka mate
All Blacks 0-0 England 1min We have kick off in Hamilton. & England have penalty straight away for ABs not releasing
All Blacks 0-0 England 1min Freddie Burns tees up & possibly the appalling booing put him off his track...
All Blacks 0-0 England 2mins An unimpressive kick from England allows Aaron Cruden to set up 22 lineout to start their attack
All Blacks 5-0 England 4mins A two on one from the ABs outrun Mike Brown & Julian Savea scores in corner
All Blacks 5-0 England 5mins Not the best start for Cruden who misses the conversion
All Blacks 5-0 England 6mins Manu Tuilagi bulldozes thru ABs defence into the 22 & ABs infringe at breakdown; penalty England...
All Blacks 5-3 England 7mins Burns is bang on target this time & England are on the board
All Blacks 10-3 England 8mins Only Mike Brown & Tuilagi look awake for England as Savea waltzes thru again in corner to score
All Blacks 12-3 England 9mins Cruden converts this time & along they chug into double figures
All Blacks 12-3 England 12mins England scrum on halfway results in ABs scrum outside England 22! Jeez.
All Blacks 12-3 England 13mins Setpiece > Aaron Smith > Nonu > Cruden > Ben Smith > Savea > corner try but...
All Blacks 12-3 England 14mins ...but Ben Smith offside & it's all in vain & Savea hasn't a hat trick just yet.
All Blacks 15-3 England 16mins Tho England negate that by handing over penalty absolutely kickable by Cruden..which he does
All Blacks 15-3 England 17mins England are more than missing Owen Farrell & Danny Care to run the game
All Blacks 15-6 England 19mins England step it up & put on some pressure resulting in a penalty; Burns knocks it over
All Blacks 15-6 England 20mins Jerome Garces doesn't even see front of Billy Vunipola's tackle which isn't high & bins him
All Blacks 15-6 England 22mins ABs penalty for 'high tackle' on Cruden > lineout & charge for corner but Chris Ashton saves it
All Blacks 15-6 England 22mins Meanwhile, Joe Launchbury off in pain & replaced by Dave Attwood already
All Blacks 15-6 England 23mins Ashy saves another threat by ripping the ball out for turnover
All Blacks 15-6 England 25mins But ABs end up with another attacking lineout on England's 10m while Launchbury prepares to return
All Blacks 15-6 England 27mins The result...Aaron Smith gets in in the corner to score; TMO to check for knock on...
All Blacks 15-6 England 27mins Manu deserves applause for only defender at every try to make the effort...but not enough
All Blacks 20-6 England 27mins No knock on so try awarded; 3rd try & 4th attempt attacking in exactly same open channels
All Blacks 22-6 England 28mins Cruden pumps over the conversion as well, unsurprisingly
All Blacks 22-6 England 29mins Last try - Yarde overran; Burns hung around then ran into back of Brown knocking him over!
All Blacks 22-6 England 30mins England decision making normally bossed by Faz & DC is completely non-existent;
All Blacks 22-6 England 32mins Vunipola returns from bin (he should never have been in) & scrum on England 22...
All Blacks 22-6 England 33mins ABs attack into 22 but Launchbury steal it & it's cleared just outside 22
All Blacks 27-6 England 34mins Not cleared far enough & ABs lineout > Aaron Smith scores his second...unfettered!
All Blacks 29-6 England 37mins A conversion from Cruden & then ABs have ANOTHER lineout in England's 22...
All Blacks 29-6 England 38mins England do regain possession & chip ahead along touch chased by Ashy but quite quick enough
All Blacks 29-6 England 40mins Eng finally in somewhat of an attacking position but from halfway scrum, ball into touch for HT
All Blacks 29-6 England HT T: Savea (2), Aaron Smith (2) C: Cruden (3) P: Cruden | P: Burns (2) Vunipola
All Blacks 29-6 England HT England need to find leadership, close up holes, & get Burrell & Dicko on...now not at 60mins
All Blacks 29-6 England HT Oh & swap Burns for Cipriani too. It can't get any worse & now England have nothing to lose
All Blacks 29-6 England 40mins Liam Messam on for Read & Luther Burrell for Kyle Eastmond
All Blacks 29-6 England 41mins Penalty England & some supercharged turbo boosting allows Youngs to jink & offload to Manu
All Blacks 29-11 England 41mins Manu shut down metre short but Yarde collects & hurls over to score leaving 7 ABs piled up
All Blacks 29-13 England 42mins Burns converts & all from Dane Coles off feet at breakdown
All Blacks 29-13 England 45mins & Yarde goes again! 5m from tryline & its a scrum...but turns too far & scrum ABs
All Blacks 29-13 England 47mins Beauden Barrett & Keven Mealamu on for Coles & Cruden
All Blacks 29-13 England 48mins England charge again but huge hit on Tom Wood & ball flies forward...ABs ball...
All Blacks 29-13 England 48mins Ball to touch & England lineout but ABs steal possession & play back to midfield
All Blacks 29-13 England 49mins Don't know about you but Stuart Barnes sycophantic obsession with the ABs makes me feel ill
All Blacks 29-13 England 51mins England defence much improved & hold ABs out of 22 for last 3 minutes before turn & clear
All Blacks 29-13 England 53mins Of course ABs still keep coming & now they're in the 22 but wide channels finally defended
All Blacks 29-13 England 54mins Penalty to ABs in 22 but McCaw doesn't take 3point option but goes for corner
All Blacks 29-13 England 55mins lineouts good but huge tackle & ball pops fwd into Youngs' hands; play it out wide but...
All Blacks 29-13 England 56mins ...Dylan Hartley's pass to Ashy is shocking who has no option but to kick to touch
All Blacks 29-13 England 57mins But England penalty & clear ABs out of danger zone right back to halfway...
All Blacks 29-13 England 59mins Rob Webber, Kieran Brookes, Ben Morgan & Cipriani for Hartley, Wilson, Vunipola & Burns
All Blacks 29-13 England 59mins Wyatt Crockett & Charlie Faumuina for Woodcock & Franks
All Blacks 29-13 England 62mins Slippery ball or not committed enough but ball slips from both Burrell & Ashy's hands...
All Blacks 29-13 England 64mins Ryan Crotty for Malakai Fekitoa; England scrum just over own halfway
All Blacks 29-13 England 66mins Better work from England who battle into ABs 22 & Morgan almost at tryline but into touch...
All Blacks 29-13 England 67mins ...but ref comes back for penalty at nearside touch...
All Blacks 29-13 England 68mins England force to play out wide & Burrell going fwd but Messam rips it from him 5m from tryline
All Blacks 29-13 England 68mins Meanwhile Matt Mullan & Attwood on for Marler & Launchbury
All Blacks 29-13 England 71mins England possession in own half but Yarde gets hands on ball & runs & runs just short of tryline
All Blacks 29-13 England 72mins Yarde twists to put it back in but no support yet..England lineout & they're all over tryline again
All Blacks 29-13 England 73mins So may unfinished opportunities & ABs finally kick it out of own 22...
All Blacks 29-13 England 73mins Ashy in possession & almost there but forced into touch again on 22...
All Blacks 29-13 England 73mins Back at Yarde almost try, Crockett binned after ref gets fed up with infringements
All Blacks 29-13 England 76mins TJ Perenara & Woodcock on for Aaron Smith & Kaino; England defensive L/I inside 10m
All Blacks 29-13 England 77mins Patrick Tuipulotu for Retallick while Ben Smith breaks for ABs up to 22...
All Blacks 29-13 England 78mins Brown collects & clears & hand over penalty for not releasing in next phase...
All Blacks 29-13 England 79mins England end up with ball from aerial football & Ashy runs it to almost halfway...
All Blacks 29-13 England 80mins FT siren goes but play continues; ABs get possession & McCaw fwd passes unnoticed...
All Blacks 34-13 England 80+1mins Savea gets his hat trick whilst Ben Morgan looks on at a halt...England gave up at end
All Blacks 36-13 England 80+2mins Barrett converts & England should be ashamed at lack of any conviction at the death
All Blacks 36-13 England FT Seniors could learn from U20s dogged determination of yesterday to stop Baby Boks at death of JWC
15 Ben Smith 14 Cory Jane 13 Malakai Fekitoa 12 Ma'a Nonu 11 Julian Savea 10 Aaron Cruden 9 Aaron Smith 1 Tony Woodcock 2 Dane Coles 3 Owen Franks 4 Brodie Retallick 5 Sam Whitelock 6 Jerome Kaino 7 RICHIE MCCAW (C) 8 Kieran Read BENCH: 16 Keven Mealamu 17 Wyatt Crockett 18 Charlie Faumuina 19 Patrick Tuipulotu 20 Liam Messam 21 TJ Perenara 22 Beauden Barrett 23 Ryan Crotty
SCORERS T: Savea (3), Aaron Smith (2) C: Cruden (3), Barrett P: Cruden Crockett
15 Mike Brown 14 Chris Ashton 13 Manu Tuilagi 12 Kyle Eastmond 11 Marland Yarde 10 Freddie Burns 9 Ben Youngs 1 Joe Marler 2 Dylan Hartley 3 David Wilson 4 Courtney Lawes 5 Joe Launchbury 6 Tom Wood 7 CHRIS ROBSHAW (C) 8 Billy Vunipola BENCH: 16 Rob Webber 17 Matt Mullan 18 Kieran Brookes 19 Dave Attwood 20 Ben Morgan 21 Lee Dickson 22 Danny Cipriani 23 Luther Burrell
SCORERS T: Yarde C: Burns P: Burns (2) Vunipola
Referee: Jérôme Garces (FFR) Asst Referees: Nigel Owens (WRU), James Leckie (ARU) TMO: George Ayoub (ARU)
Mt Smart Stadium, NZ - 22 June 2014
KO: 15:00 HT: 7-24
Rodney Blake; Graeme Dawes; Daniel Tupou; Tonga Maka Leaaetoa; Mo Schwalger; Ilaisa Maasi; Joe Tekori; Paino Hehea; Harrison Mataele; Radiki Samo; Jerry Collins; George Stowers; Lua Lokotui; Sione Lauaki; Justin Marshall; Augustin Pulu; Taniela Moa; Kurt Morath; Robbie Fruen; Rene Ranger; Sitiveni Sivivatu; Digby Ioane; Tim Nanai Williams
Pacific Barbarians: Fotu Lokotui, Joe Tupe + conversions
‘Ikale Tahi: Viliame Fihaki, Viliame Ma’afu, Samisoni Fisilau, Otulea Katoa, Fangatapu Apikatoa + conversions
Referee: Nick Briant (NZR)
Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, PE - 28 June 2014
KO: 17:00 HT: 19-6
HOW IT HAPPENED MINUTE BY MINUTE...
Springboks v Scotland So peeps...Scotland run out at Nelson Mandela Bay in PE...& here come the Bokke
Springboks v Scotland BabyBoks U20s captain & JWC2014 finalist Handré Pollard makes his senior debut at 10 today
Springboks v Scotland Anthem time... & the Boks do it so well, even for the opposition
Springboks v Scotland It's one hell of a stadium...almost packed out too
Springboks 0-0 Scotland 0mins And we're off. Scotland last beat the Boks in 2010 but not at home
Springboks 0-0 Scotland 1mins Boks have 1st lineout on Scottish 22 & are powering ahead already up to 5m out
Springboks 0-0 Scotland 2mins Scots pinged for offside & Boks kick for 5m lineout
Springboks 5-0 Scotland 3mins Do hope this isn't a massacre...Boks under posts & it's a try already from Marcell Coetzee
Springboks 7-0 Scotland 4mins Pollard gets his first test points from the conversion on debut... Too easy
Springboks 7-0 Scotland 6mins From lineout Boks have it but pinged for Duncan Weir to tee up...
Springboks 7-3 Scotland 7mins Weir's focussed and it's Scotland's first points of the game already
Springboks 7-3 Scotland 9mins Scots need to watch their positioning as pinged again for offside in own half & it's 22 lineout
Springboks 12-3 Scotland 10mins Perfect lineout work & off the Boks pop out wide for Willie le Roux to slide over in corner
Springboks 14-3 Scotland 11mins And Pollard pops over the conversion from a very acute angle - impressive
Springboks 14-3 Scotland 13mins Yards made from restart by visitors but forward ball flies & Boks clear them away from 22
Springboks 14-3 Scotland 14mins Another infringement at the breakdown & Boks have it to clear for lineout in Scots territory
Springboks 14-3 Scotland 16mins But Scots can breathe sigh of relief for a moment as goes their way...momentarily
Springboks 14-3 Scotland 16mins But from Scottish lineout, penalty & JP Pietersen is off & chip ahead allows Lwazi Mvovo to score
Springboks 21-3 Scotland 17mins TMO confirms try was good & Pollard converts it to race ahead...more points than minutes!
Springboks 21-3 Scotland 19mins Good work from Scotland from restart & set up 5m lineout...but Bismarck du Plessis turnover...
Springboks 21-3 Scotland 21mins Scots penalty in midfield & they charge into 22 but le Roux gets it to clear...
Springboks 21-3 Scotland 21mins Clash of heads forces le Roux off for bloody & Zane Kirchner makes an appearance; penalty Boks
Springboks 19-3 Scotland 22mins Boks clear Scots back & it appears all have decided Pollard didn't convert last try
Springboks 19-3 Scotland 23mins 'All' being SuperSports & Sky...
Springboks 19-3 Scotland 24mins After a head-bandaging time off, Boks back in Scots 22 for lineout
Springboks 19-3 Scotland 26mins Definite improvement in Scots defence as Pollard offloads to JP almost sublimely but forward
Springboks 19-3 Scotland 28mins Scottish scrum & Boks pinged for collapsing it; bit of ping, bit of pong...le Roux returns
Springboks 19-3 Scotland 29mins ...& Scottish lineout in Boks 22 as Fourie du Preez replaced by Francois Hougaard
Springboks 19-3 Scotland 29mins Oh so close yet suddenly the Boks have lineout way up back next to H/W...
Springboks 19-3 Scotland 31mins And another offside from Scotland gives Boks another 22 lineout...
Springboks 19-3 Scotland 31mins Smart pass to Jan Serfontein who offloads to Mvovo inches from tryline but he fumbles it forward
Springboks 19-3 Scotland 32mins Scots defensive 5m scrum & Boks mess it up again allowing visitors to clear & breathe
Springboks 19-3 Scotland 33mins Scots lineout on Bok 10m & make it over H/W before ball pops out forward...
Springboks 19-3 Scotland 35mins Scrum on Bok 10m & Scots carry it over H/W again before winning penalty at breakdown
Springboks 19-6 Scotland 36mins Weir tees up from just inside H/W slightly off centre, gulps but it has the accuracy
Springboks 19-6 Scotland 38mins Boks head for Scots 22 from restart but its visitors that have possession tho in own half
Springboks 19-6 Scotland 39mins Boks pinged & Scots take it quickly setting up lineout just inside Bok 22...
Springboks 19-6 Scotland 40mins Clock ticks over 40 as lineout is good but Boks win penalty tho don't put it in touch...
Springboks 19-6 Scotland 40+2mins From Bok clear, Scots decide to run it back & in the midfield tho a tad static...
Springboks 19-6 Scotland 40+2mins Scots make a few yards before penalty Boks & ref Glen Jackson calls HT
Springboks 19-6 Scotland HT T: Coetzee, le Roux, Mvovo C: Pollard (2) | P: Weir (2)
Springboks 19-6 Scotland 41mins 2nd half doesn't launch with quite the fervour of the 1st but Bok ball in Scots territory
Springboks 22-6 Scotland 43mins & visitors concede penalty to allow Pollard to knock over his 1st penalty
Springboks 22-6 Scotland 46mins Sideline chat from injured Bok captain Jean de Villiers says he should be training in 3wks
Springboks 22-6 Scotland 47mins de Villiers reckons Boks should be more clinical at breakdown since Scots keep giving away pens there
Springboks 22-6 Scotland 48mins Meanwhile its a Scottish ball approaching Bokke 22 before Duane Vermeulen turns it over
Springboks 22-6 Scotland 49mins Marcel van der Merwe makes his debut for Coenie Oosthuizen who limps off
Springboks 22-6 Scotland 50mins Boks up to Scots 22 & play stopped for harsh Tim Swinson yellow for holding player off ball
Springboks 27-6 Scotland 52mins Bok penalty results in huge drive & Coetzee gets his second try of the afternoon
Springboks 29-6 Scotland 53mins An easy conversion for Pollard; Tyrone Holmes (debut) & Euan Murray on for Fusaro & Cross
Springboks 29-6 Scotland 54mins Scots get out of jail as le Roux pinged via TMO for early tackle a metre from tryline
Springboks 29-6 Scotland 56mins But Bokke are already back on Scots 22 while Adriaan Strauss replaces Bismarck du Plessis
Springboks 29-6 Scotland 56mins Touch judge doesn't move an inch to aid ref as JP hurls himself backwards over tryline to score
Springboks 34-6 Scotland 57mins TMO has to confirm its a try since ref & touch refs aren't quick enough
Springboks 34-6 Scotland 58mins No conversion from Pollard
Springboks 34-6 Scotland 59mins Meanwhile, Dougie Fife has replaced Sean Maitland as Alasdair Dickinson halts try & away
Springboks 34-6 Scotland 60mins Jonny Gray & Kevin Bryce on for for & Swinson whilst Scots are back Bok territory...
Springboks 39-6 Scotland 61mins But pass from Henry Pyrgos read perfectly inside own 10m by Lvovo who intercepts to score
Springboks 41-6 Scotland 62mins Pollard converts & Bokke bound ahead into final quarter
Springboks 41-6 Scotland 64mins Hougaard box kicks to bounce ball off Pyrgos into Lood de Jager's hands who gallops...
Springboks 46-6 Scotland 65mins ...from just inside own half to score under the posts!
Springboks 48-6 Scotland 66mins Pollard pings over an easy conversion & poor Scotland are left watching
Springboks 48-6 Scotland 68mins Teboho “Oupa” Mohoje debuts for Vermeulen & Bok defensive scrum collapses
Springboks 48-6 Scotland 70mins Scots penalty & clear for Bok 10m lineout after bench empties...
Springboks 48-6 Scotland 71mins Trevor Nyakane, Stephan Lewies* & Marnitz Boshoff* for du Plessis, Matfield & Pollard
Springboks 48-6 Scotland 73mins So Bok bench used (tho Kirchner back off for le Roux) & the debutants all get capped
Springboks 48-6 Scotland 75mins Time off as Scots captain Grant Gilchrist gets attention before scrum...
Springboks 48-6 Scotland 76mins Scottish lineout long just outside Bokke 22 & homeside run away with it into Scots 22...
Springboks 48-6 Scotland 77mins Scotland win it back in own 22 & Weir chips it for Lvovo to come with it...
Springboks 53-6 Scotland 77mins Boks pick n go & Matfield grins on sideline as de Jager falls over tryline to score 2nd try
Springboks 55-6 Scotland 78mins Boshoff pops over the 2 point conversion on his debut...
Springboks 55-6 Scotland 80mins Scotland in possession over Boks' 10m as the siren goes...play in but close to touch
Springboks 55-6 Scotland 80+1mins Scots lurking round vicinity of Bok 22 but being driven backwards in field
Springboks 55-6 Scotland 80+1mins 22 phases in & Scots ain't giving up but turnover ball...
Springboks 55-6 Scotland 80+2mins Scots turn it back & it's like bulls fighting on floor...
Springboks 55-6 Scotland 80+3mins Penalty goes to Scotland & ref blows FT whistle. Ouch for Scotland
Springboks 55-6 Scotland FT Crazy schedule for Scotland playing in 2 hemispheres & 4 countries in 4 weeks!
15 Willie le Roux 14 Cornal Hendricks 13 JP Pietersen 12 Jan Serfontein 11 Lwazi Mvovo 10 Handré Pollard* 9 Fourie du Preez 8 Duane Vermeulen 7 Schalk Burger 6 Marcell Coetzee 5 VICTOR MATFIELD (C) 4 Lood de Jager 3 Jannie du Plessis 2 Bismarck du Plessis 1 Coenie Oosthuizen BENCH: 16 Adriaan Strauss 17 Trevor Nyakane 18 Marcel van der Merwe* 19 Stephan Lewies* 20 Teboho “Oupa” Mohoje* 21 Francois Hougaard 22 Marnitz Boshoff* 23 Zane Kirchner
SCORERS T: Coetzee (2), le Roux, Mvovo (2), Pietersen, de Jager (2) C: Pollard (5), Boshoff P: Pollard
15 Stuart Hogg 14 Sean Maitland 13 Nick De Luca 12 Peter Horne 11 Tommy Seymour 10 Duncan Weir 9 Henry Pyrgos 1 Alasdair Dickinson 2 Ross Ford 3 Geoff Cross 4 Tim Swinson 5 GRANT GILCHRIST (C) 6 Robert Harley 7 Chris Fusaro 8 Adam Ashe* BENCH: 16 Kevin Bryce 17 Moray Low 18 Euan Murray 19 Jonny Gray 20 Tyrone Holmes*21 Grayson Hart 22 Dougie Fife 23 Peter Murchie
SCORERS P: Weir (2) Swinson
Referee: Glen Jackson (NZR) Asst Referees: Romain Poite (FFR), John Lacey (IRFU) TMO: Glenn Newman (NZR)