Waratahs keep pressure on Brumbies with Sunwolves win

New South Wales Super Rugby franchise the Waratahs kept the pressure on the Brumbies by beating the Sunwolves 12-57 with a bonus point.

The result keeps the Waratahs level on 39 points with the Brumbies who continue to lead the Australian Conference on the number of victories.

The winning margin gives the Waratahs a preferential points difference over the Brumbies who have nine wins compared to the Waratahs 8.

The Waratahs outscored the Sunwolves by nine tries to none in the contest.

Next week the Waratahs host the Hurricanes in Sydney while the Sunwolves travel to South Africa where they will play the Bulls in Pretoria.

More to follow.

Final Score Sunwolves 12 (12) Waratahs 57 (26)

Scorers

Sunwolves
Tries –
Pen – Y.Tamura 3, R.Viljoen
Con –
Drop –
Cards –

Waratahs
Tries – M.Lucas 2, J.Dempsey, I.Folau, A. Kellaway,R.Robinson 2, M.Carraro, T.Naiyaravoro
Pen –
Con – B.Foley 5, D.Horwitz
Drop –
Cards – T. Naiyaravoro (24th min yellow)

Match Officials
Referee: Brendon Pickerill (New Zealand)
Assistant Ref 1:Aki Aso (Japan),
Assistant Ref 2:Noriaki Hashimoto (Japan)
TMO : Takashi Hareda (Japan)

Teams

Sunwolves

15 Riaan Viljoen, 14 Mifiposeti Paea, 13 Derek Carpenter, 12 Harumichi Tatekawa (c), 11 Yasutaka Sasakura, 10 Yu Tamura, 9 Kaito Shigeno, 8 Edward Quirk, 7 Taiyo Ando, 6 Liaki Moli, 5 Naohiro Kotaki, 4 Fa’atiga Lemalu, 3 Shinnosuke Kakinaga, 2 Takeshi Kizu, 1 Masataka Mikami

Replacements: 16 Futoshi Mori, 17 Keita Inagaki, 18 Takuma Asahara, 19 Yoshiya Hosoda, 20 Shokei Kin, 21 Yuki Yatomi, 22 Ryohei Yamanaka, 23 Hajime Yamashita

Waratahs

1. Paddy Ryan , 2. Tatafu Polota-Nau , 3. Tom Robertson , 4. Dean Mumm, 5. Will Skelton , 6. Jack Dempsey, 7. Michael Hooper (C), 8. Dave Dennis (VC), 9. Matt Lucas , 10. Bernard Foley , 11. Taqele Naiyaravoro , 12. Rob Horne, 13. Israel Folau , 14. Reece Robinson, 15. Andrew Kellaway.

Replacements : 16. Hugh Roach , 17. Jeremy Tilse , 18. Angus Ta’avao , 19. Sam Lousi, 20.Ned Hanigan   21. Nick Phipps , 22.David Horwitz  , 23.Matt Carraro

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