Brumbies beat Western Force in Perth

The Brumbies will be out for revenge on Saturday when they travel to Perth to face the Western Force as the last time the team’s met the Perth side won.

Match detail

We are waiting for the kick off.

The Brumbies kick off and we are underway.

1.00: The Brumbies win an early penalty so Nic White takes the shot but misses.

3.00: The Brumbies show early intent as Henry Speight has a run down the wing, he gets the ball away to Tevita Kuridrani but his pass to Matt Toomua goes to ground.

4.00: The Brumbies have clearly come to Perth with the intention of winning this. They are full of attack.

7.00: The Briumbies work the ball into the Force’s 22 but then the Force turn it over and kick it upfield. The ball has yet to go into the Brumbies 22.

8.00: The Brumbies string together 8 phases and the Scott Fardy goes over to score the opening TRY!

9.00: Nic White tales the conversion kick and just curls it in.

11.00: The Brumbies win a penalty in their half so they kick for touch. They don’t find it so the Force kick it out but the Brumbies still make ground.

14.00: The Brumbies continue to bash away at the Force in their 22. Pat McCabe goes for the corner and passes to Jesse Mogg who scores in the corner. TRY! 15 phases.

15.00: White nails the conversion from the touchline.

17.00: The Force kick for touch and find it. For the first time the Force are in the Brumbies 22. However the Brumbies win the line out and Mogg kicks well upfield again.  

18.00: The Brumbies break down the wing and after a Speight run they almost get away again but the Force tackle Pocock and turn the ball over and kick upfield.

22.00: The Brumbies continue to wear down the Force in their 22 with phase after phase of attack. This time after 10 phases Robbie Coleman scores in the corner. TRY!

24.00: White slots the conversion from the other touchline. Brumbies have had 77% of possession.

27.00: Penalty to the Brumbies in their half. White kicks for touch. Running metres with the ball so far Force 46 Brumbies 389.

28.00: The touchie comes in and there is a double blow of the whistle so we are going to check for foul play. Jesse Mogg is shown a yellow card for a pointless pile driver tackle. The Force kick for touch.

32.00: The Force finally get into the Brumbies 25. They win a line out and try to get the maul rolling but they are stopped. They do however win a penalty so they kick for the corner again.

34.00: The Force get back into the Brumbies 25. Their first line out has to be rethrown so they retry. They go long, it’s messy but they hold on to the ball.

35.00: The Force drive for the line but the Brumbies turn the ball over and then they knock on. There is a break in play as a player is down. They call for the stretcher. Hugh McMeniman is carried off and Wilhelm Steenkamp comes on. The game resumes.

38.00: The Force get trapped behind their tryline and they have to kick the ball out. The Brumbies win the line out and form the maul. The maul charges over the line at pace and the Brumbies get the ball down but there is truck and trailer – obstruction so no try. The Force kick for touch.

39.00: The Brumbies win the line out and attack again in the Force’s 25. The Force infringe so the Brumbies have a penalty in the Force’s 25. They will kick for posts.

40.00: Nic White takes the conversion kick and nails it.

It’s half time.

The half time score was Western Force 0 Brumbies 24

The Force kick off and we are underway with the second half.

41.00: The Brumbies have made several changes for this half. One of which is Pat McCabe coming off for Andrew Smith. Pat Dellit is also off.

42.00: Force hold on to the ball and run it into the Brumbies half. The Brumbies turn the ball

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