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Season 39: Day 100/133 .

Byrne Rugby Club - Red Bull AXT

84 That's the whistle! The game is called to an end! Victory for Red Bull AXT here at Byrne Rugby Club's stadium. The score was 0 - 15.
82 had a chance to put two points on the board, but he seemed to hurry his conversion attempt and pushed it wide.
81 fends off the tackle from . He runs a few meters and passes to , who is running flat out at the defense. Great ball, right on his chest. lines up and drops his shoulder, easily busting the tackle. The path to the in goal area is clear from there, and glides over the line for a try.
80It looks like Byrne Rugby Club lost the ball in the ruck. Their forwards weren't quick enough to protect the ball.
79 is running down the touchline. He seems to be unmarked, but is there to pounce.
78 Penalty! Right in front of Byrne Rugby Club's posts, but a long way out. 's kick is accurate, but it hasn't got the legs and the score remains 0 - 10.
77Byrne Rugby Club get the put-in at the scrum. The feed is good, and the front row begin a slow push, driving Red Bull AXT backwards. It's a good scrum, but the ref has blown for an infringement. He's spotted the Byrne Rugby Club blindside breaking from the scrum before the ball was out. Penalty to Red Bull AXT.
76 fires the ball out to who trys to turn it back inside to , but Byrne Rugby Club manage to bat it down.
75At the ruck, the Red Bull AXT back rower is burrowing like a demented mole, the ball comes back safely on the Red Bull AXT side.
74Red Bull AXT try to move the ball wide. The ball is passed from to to to . It's all too lateral, and a bit too obvious though, and is ready and waiting. They'll need to be a bit more creative than that to break down the defence.
73 has taken to one knee and is holding the side of his head. The trainer rushes onto the pitch to assess the injury and immediately signals to the bench for a substitution.
There is a warm round of applause ringing around Byrne Rugby Club stadium as is helped from the field with blood seeping through his fingers, runs on to take his place.
is led straight down the tunnel to get that wound stitched up.
72Byrne Rugby Club have a scrum, and the backs are spread out wide. Looks like an aggressive attacking play is coming. The scrumhalf feeds the ball in, but the backs are too eager and move up too soon. The ref blows up for offside. Penalty to Red Bull AXT.
71 can't catch the ball from . Waste of possession, I'd say!
70 with the kick from halfway.. has got his positioning all wrong and takes an easy catch. Red Bull AXT will be on the front foot here.
68 The conversion is missed. The crowd is giving him some flak, he really should have nailed that one.
67 Try time!!! The Red Bull AXT scrum half, , senses an opportunity as is the only defender to his left. He throws a massive dummy left, jinks right and dives over for an easy try. You'd think players of this level wouldn't fall for that kind of trickery!
66At the ruck, the Red Bull AXT back rower is burrowing like a demented mole, the ball comes back safely on the Red Bull AXT side.
65 pops the short ball to who muscles his way over the advantage line! Excellent defending there by , who just manages to cling on long enough to bring him down.
64Good lineout for Red Bull AXT. The hooker finds his man perfectly, and wins the ball in the air.
63Nice breakthrough by who gets low and charges. He cannons into like a stampeding bull, but wraps him up and manages to bring him down. Looks like we finally know what happens when an irresistible force meets an immovable object.
62Turnover. Byrne Rugby Club now has possession and the backs are ready for a new attack.
61 palms off before dummying to his fly half, who draws the defense as he sprints into the gap. sends the ball directly to , who manages to waste his scrum half's excellent play with a poor pass that fails to find .
60It looks like Byrne Rugby Club lost the ball in the ruck. Their forwards weren't quick enough to protect the ball.
59Byrne Rugby Club try to move the ball wide. The ball is passed from to to to . It's all too lateral, and a bit too obvious though, and is ready and waiting. They'll need to be a bit more creative than that to break down the defence.
58Both and go up for this throw together, the contest for the ball is fierce but descends with it firmly in his grasp.
57After a moments hesitation makes a decision and passes the ball to . He moves the ball on to before contact, but that initial hesitation means that the defence has had time to close down the space for and wraps him up man and ball.
56It looks like Byrne Rugby Club lost the ball in the ruck. Their forwards weren't quick enough to protect the ball.
55 gets the ball just outside the Red Bull AXT 22. He charges straight at and bulldozes over him. He passes to who similarly floors . He's slowed up enough though for to haul him down just short of the line.
54Turnover. Byrne Rugby Club now has possession and the backs are ready for a new attack.
53 sends a long pass to , but has just enough time to close in and make the tackle.
52It's a scrum to Red Bull AXT. It's wheeling around as the ball is fed in, but Red Bull AXT still win the ball.
51Oh no! There is chaos on the field as the players start a punch up after a high tackle by on . The fans jeer in unison, but the referee waves play on.
50It's a scrum to Red Bull AXT. It's wheeling around as the ball is fed in, but Red Bull AXT still win the ball.
49Scrum. Byrne Rugby Club with the put-in. The ball goes in, and the forwards begin to push. The scrum is starting to turn. That's some great work, especially by the Red Bull AXT tighthead. It's gone past 90 degrees! Great work by Red Bull AXT, who now get the put-in at the next scrum.
48's pass to is too short. A wasted chance there; I don't think the coaches will be too happy with that one!
47Good lineout for Red Bull AXT. The hooker finds his man perfectly, and wins the ball in the air.
46Nice breakthrough by who gets low and charges. He cannons into like a stampeding bull, but wraps him up and manages to bring him down. Looks like we finally know what happens when an irresistible force meets an immovable object.
45Byrne Rugby Club have retained possession as their players were quick and picked up the loose ball. They'll be able to attack again
44Byrne Rugby Club have an overlap on the right. Looks like they've spotted it too. fires a quick pass off to who flicks the ball on to . He's rushed the pass though, and the ball evades the grasp of . That was a good scoring opportunity gone to waste.
43Scrum to Byrne Rugby Club. They feed the ball in, but the Red Bull AXT centres are offside. It's now a penalty for Byrne Rugby Club.
42Red Bull AXT have an overlap on the right. Looks like they've spotted it too. fires a quick pass off to who flicks the ball on to . He's rushed the pass though, and the ball evades the grasp of . That was a good scoring opportunity gone to waste.
41That's a lovely hanging kick by . rises high above the Byrne Rugby Club players to take the catch, giving no chance to contest.

With the visitors just ahead it's still all to play for.
40 is running down the touchline. He seems to be unmarked, but is there to pounce.
39Byrne Rugby Club have retained possession as their players were quick and picked up the loose ball. They'll be able to attack again
38 decides to go it alone, but is quickly brought down by . He had men outside if he had just looked up.
37The ball is loose and bouncing around..
The ball takes a lucky bounce straight into the welcoming arms of a Byrne Rugby Club player.
36 dummies a pass, but decides to go it alone through a half gap. Bad choice! is waiting for him.
35Good lineout for Byrne Rugby Club. The hooker finds his man perfectly, and wins the ball in the air.
34Nice breakthrough by who gets low and charges. He cannons into like a stampeding bull, but wraps him up and manages to bring him down. Looks like we finally know what happens when an irresistible force meets an immovable object.
33 takes the kickoff, launching the ball high into the air over Byrne Rugby Club stadium. positions himself well, and takes the ball in the air right in front of . Good hands from the Red Bull AXT player there.
31 The conversion is missed, though.
30 Five points for Red Bull AXT! From a ruck, pops a deft pass to put over for a try.
29Red Bull AXT have stolen Byrne Rugby Club's lineout ball! mistimed his jump, and got his hands to it first. Good work by Red Bull AXT at that lineout!
28Red Bull AXT's scrum half tries one of his darting runs, but he is unceremoniously dumped by . He'll think twice before trying that again!
27At the ruck, the Red Bull AXT back rower is burrowing like a demented mole, the ball comes back safely on the Red Bull AXT side.
26 fires the ball out to who trys to turn it back inside to , but Byrne Rugby Club manage to bat it down.
25It's a scrum to Red Bull AXT. It's wheeling around as the ball is fed in, but Red Bull AXT still win the ball.
24 passes to , but has him covered and a ruck is formed.
23Red Bull AXT have retained possession as their players were quick and picked up the loose ball. They'll be able to attack again
22Red Bull AXT want to spread the play, so passes to who flicks the ball on to . The Byrne Rugby Club cover has numbered up and makes a solid tackle.
21It looks like Byrne Rugby Club lost the ball in the ruck. Their forwards weren't quick enough to protect the ball.
20 exploits a gap on the left before passing to , who... BAM! Hospital pass. He gets to his feet groggily and tries to pretend it didn't hurt. The tackler was
19The ball is loose and bouncing around..
The ball takes a lucky bounce straight into the welcoming arms of a Byrne Rugby Club player.
18 passes to , but is ready for it and tackles him into touch.
17 Penalty for Red Bull AXT. lines it up but its a long way out and it just doesn't have the legs.
16Byrne Rugby Club have a scrum, and the backs are spread out wide. Looks like an aggressive attacking play is coming. The scrumhalf feeds the ball in, but the backs are too eager and move up too soon. The ref blows up for offside. Penalty to Red Bull AXT.
15 powers through the defence. He's caught by a covering tackle and his attempted offload to is misguided.
14Red Bull AXT have retained possession as their players were quick and picked up the loose ball. They'll be able to attack again
13Red Bull AXT's scrum half is smashed by . That run was so telegraphed that the postal service want to charge him for it!
12That's really quick ball from the ruck, Red Bull AXT will be on the front foot here.
11 passes to , but is ready for it and tackles him into touch.
10Red Bull AXT cannon into the ruck, smashing the Byrne Rugby Club players off the ball, turnover to Red Bull AXT.
9 passes to , but, despite his recent involvement in the local version of Dancing with the Stars, he doesn't have the silky smooth moves necessary to outstep .
8Byrne Rugby Club have a scrum. The referee call 'engage' and the two front rows slam together. The ball goes in, and the scrum stays steady. The Byrne Rugby Club scrum half is ready to take the ball from the back of the scrum, but the Red Bull AXT openside disengages and tackles him while the ball is still in there. He's trying to convince the referee that the ball was out, but he's never going to get away with that! Penalty to Byrne Rugby Club.
7A short pass from to opens up some space. The fly half runs for a gap, but seeing the defence closing in passes to who sadly drops the ball.
6Ruck. Red Bull AXT get the ball from that one and their scrumhalf can be heard frantically giving his instructions for a new attack.
5Red Bull AXT's scrum half is smashed by . That run was so telegraphed that the postal service want to charge him for it!
4It's a scrum to Red Bull AXT. It's wheeling around as the ball is fed in, but Red Bull AXT still win the ball.
3Red Bull AXT's scrum half, , passes the ball to his winger, , but gets there quickly and manages to bring him down.
2Red Bull AXT have stolen Byrne Rugby Club's lineout ball! mistimed his jump, and got his hands to it first. Good work by Red Bull AXT at that lineout!
1 tries to run himself, but is stopped immediately by .
0 takes the kickoff. takes the ball in the air right in front of , who wasn't aggressive enough.
16:56The game is going to start in a couple of minutes.
84 That's the whistle! The game is called to an end! Victory for Red Bull AXT here at Byrne Rugby Club's stadium. The score was 0 - 15.
82 had a chance to put two points on the board, but he seemed to hurry his conversion attempt and pushed it wide.
81 !-> !
80Ruck won by , and against , and !
79 X
78 Penalty! Right in front of Byrne Rugby Club's posts, but a long way out. 's kick is accurate, but it hasn't got the legs and the score remains 0 - 10.
77Byrne Rugby Club get the put-in at the scrum. The feed is good, and the front row begin a slow push, driving Red Bull AXT backwards. It's a good scrum, but the ref has blown for an infringement. He's spotted the Byrne Rugby Club blindside breaking from the scrum before the ball was out. Penalty to Red Bull AXT.
76-> -X
75Ruck won by , and against , and !
74-> !-> !-> X
73 has taken to one knee and is holding the side of his head. The trainer rushes onto the pitch to assess the injury and immediately signals to the bench for a substitution.
There is a warm round of applause ringing around Byrne Rugby Club stadium as is helped from the field with blood seeping through his fingers, runs on to take his place.
is led straight down the tunnel to get that wound stitched up.
72Byrne Rugby Club have a scrum, and the backs are spread out wide. Looks like an aggressive attacking play is coming. The scrumhalf feeds the ball in, but the backs are too eager and move up too soon. The ref blows up for offside. Penalty to Red Bull AXT.
71 -X
70 with the kick from halfway.. has got his positioning all wrong and takes an easy catch. Red Bull AXT will be on the front foot here.
68 The conversion is missed. The crowd is giving him some flak, he really should have nailed that one.
67 !
66Ruck won by , and against , and !
65-> X
64Good lineout for Red Bull AXT. The hooker finds his man perfectly, and wins the ball in the air.
63 X
62Looseball: and were quicker than and
61 !-> -X
60Ruck won by , and against , and !
59->->-> X
58Both and go up for this throw together, the contest for the ball is fierce but descends with it firmly in his grasp.
57-> ! !-> X
56Ruck won by , and against , and !
55 !-> ! X
54Looseball: and were quicker than and
53-> X
52It's a scrum to Red Bull AXT. It's wheeling around as the ball is fed in, but Red Bull AXT still win the ball.
51 X
50It's a scrum to Red Bull AXT. It's wheeling around as the ball is fed in, but Red Bull AXT still win the ball.
49Scrum. Byrne Rugby Club with the put-in. The ball goes in, and the forwards begin to push. The scrum is starting to turn. That's some great work, especially by the Red Bull AXT tighthead. It's gone past 90 degrees! Great work by Red Bull AXT, who now get the put-in at the next scrum.
48 -X
47Good lineout for Red Bull AXT. The hooker finds his man perfectly, and wins the ball in the air.
46 X
45Looseball: and were quicker than and
44->-> -X
43Scrum to Byrne Rugby Club. They feed the ball in, but the Red Bull AXT centres are offside. It's now a penalty for Byrne Rugby Club.
42-> !-> -X
41That's a lovely hanging kick by . rises high above the Byrne Rugby Club players to take the catch, giving no chance to contest.
21
40 X
39Looseball: and were quicker than and
38 X
37Looseball: and were quicker than and
36 X
35Good lineout for Byrne Rugby Club. The hooker finds his man perfectly, and wins the ball in the air.
34 X
33 takes the kickoff, launching the ball high into the air over Byrne Rugby Club stadium. positions himself well, and takes the ball in the air right in front of . Good hands from the Red Bull AXT player there.
31 The conversion is missed, though.
30->
29Red Bull AXT have stolen Byrne Rugby Club's lineout ball! mistimed his jump, and got his hands to it first. Good work by Red Bull AXT at that lineout!
28 X
27Ruck won by , and against , and !
26-> -X
25It's a scrum to Red Bull AXT. It's wheeling around as the ball is fed in, but Red Bull AXT still win the ball.
24-> X
23Looseball: and were quicker than and
22->-> X
21Ruck won by , and against , and !
20-> X
19Looseball: and were quicker than and
18-> X
17 Penalty for Red Bull AXT. lines it up but its a long way out and it just doesn't have the legs.
16Byrne Rugby Club have a scrum, and the backs are spread out wide. Looks like an aggressive attacking play is coming. The scrumhalf feeds the ball in, but the backs are too eager and move up too soon. The ref blows up for offside. Penalty to Red Bull AXT.
15 ! -X
14Looseball: and were quicker than and
13 X
12Ruck won by , and against , and !
11-> X
10Ruck won by , and against , and !
9-> X
8Byrne Rugby Club have a scrum. The referee call 'engage' and the two front rows slam together. The ball goes in, and the scrum stays steady. The Byrne Rugby Club scrum half is ready to take the ball from the back of the scrum, but the Red Bull AXT openside disengages and tackles him while the ball is still in there. He's trying to convince the referee that the ball was out, but he's never going to get away with that! Penalty to Byrne Rugby Club.
7-> -X
6Ruck won by , and against , and !
5 X
4It's a scrum to Red Bull AXT. It's wheeling around as the ball is fed in, but Red Bull AXT still win the ball.
3-> X
2Red Bull AXT have stolen Byrne Rugby Club's lineout ball! mistimed his jump, and got his hands to it first. Good work by Red Bull AXT at that lineout!
1 X
0 takes the kickoff. takes the ball in the air right in front of , who wasn't aggressive enough.

SCORING SEQUENCE
(31': 0-5) (68': 0-10) (82': 0-15)

★ Referee : Wayne Howard    
UK & Ireland Cup

Byrne Rugby Club

Balls wonKickoffsLineoutsScrumsRucksLoose balls
Ball retention0/32/41/20/56
Turnovers won0/10/20/40/5
9/340/42/61/60/106/8

Red Bull AXT

• 3 Tries: (30', 67', 81')
• 0/3 Convs
• 0/2 Pens
Balls wonKickoffsLineoutsScrumsRucksLoose balls
Ball retention1/12/24/45/52
Turnovers won3/32/41/25/5
25/344/44/65/610/102/8

3092 tickets sold

Grandstand: 600
Opposite Stand: 200
Terrace: 200
Visitors Terrace: 200
Gallery: 1892
Stadium : Byrne Rugby Club stadium
09/03/2017 17:00

Byrne Rugby Club

 Pressure PassesCatchesBroken TacklesTacklesBalls wonRatings
1.
59': Passed to
1/1
20': Caught a pass from
59': Caught a pass from
2/2
20': Tackled by (Strength)
0/1
11': Tackled (Strength)
1/1
  
07/10
2.
18': Passed to
59': Passed to
2/2
44': Dropped a pass from
55': Caught a pass from
59': Caught a pass from
2/3
55': Ran through
55': Tackled by (Strength)
79': Tackled by (Strength)
1/3
34': Tackled (Strength)
74': Tackled (Strength)
2/2
  
08/10
3.   
38': Tackled by (Strength)
0/1
   
03/10
4.   
63': Tackled by (Strength)
0/1
15': Missed (Strength)
74': Missed (Strength)
0/2
  
01/10
5.
20': Passed to
55': Passed to
2/2
18': Caught a pass from
59': Caught a pass from
2/2
18': Tackled by (Strength)
40': Tackled by (Strength)
55': Ran through
59': Tackled by (Strength)
1/4
   
06/10
6.       
04/10
7.    
1': Tackled (Strength)
1/1
  
05/10
8.
44': Passed to
1/1
9': Caught a pass from
1/1
9': Tackled by (Strength)
46': Tackled by (Strength)
0/2
   
04/10
9.
9': Passed to
44': Passed to
59': Passed to
3/3
44': Caught a pass from
1/1
36': Tackled by (Speed)
0/1
5': Tackled (Speed)
13': Tackled (Strength)
28': Tackled (Strength)
51': Tackled (Speed)
61': Missed (Speed)
65': Tackled (Strength)
67': Missed (Speed)
81': Missed (Speed)
5/8
  
09/10
10.
44': Failed pass to
0/1
44': Caught a pass from
1/1
 
42': Missed (Strength)
74': Missed (Speed)
81': Missed (Speed)
0/3
  
01/10
11.    
3': Tackled (Speed)
22': Tackled (Strength)
57': Missed (Speed)
2/3
  
05/10
12.    
53': Tackled (Strength)
1/1
  
05/10
13.    
24': Tackled (Speed)
57': Tackled (Speed)
2/2
  
06/10
14.       
04/10
15.    
57': Missed (Strength)
0/1
  
03/10
 9/109/102/1314/240/00/0 
16.
17.
18.
19.
20.
21.
22.
90% Pressure Passes
15% Broken Tackles
58% Tackles

Red Bull AXT

 Pressure PassesCatchesBroken TacklesTacklesBalls wonRatings
1.    
38': Tackled (Strength)
1/1
  
05/10
2.
24': Passed to
1/1
61': Dropped a pass from
0/1
34': Tackled by (Strength)
0/1
55': Missed (Strength)
79': Tackled (Strength)
1/2
  
03/10
3.  
11': Caught a pass from
1/1
11': Tackled by (Strength)
0/1
20': Tackled (Strength)
1/1
  
05/10
4.
74': Passed to
1/1
65': Caught a pass from
74': Caught a pass from
2/2
65': Tackled by (Strength)
74': Ran through
1/2
   
07/10
5.  
26': Dropped a pass from
42': Dropped a pass from
71': Dropped a pass from
74': Caught a pass from
1/4
74': Tackled by (Strength)
0/1
63': Tackled (Strength)
1/1
  
02/10
6.
15': Failed pass to
71': Failed pass to
0/2
22': Caught a pass from
1/1
1': Tackled by (Strength)
15': Ran through
22': Tackled by (Strength)
1/3
18': Tackled (Strength)
40': Tackled (Strength)
55': Missed (Strength)
59': Tackled (Strength)
3/4
  
04/10
7.
42': Passed to
1/1
  
9': Tackled (Strength)
46': Tackled (Strength)
2/2
  
07/10
8.    
55': Tackled (Strength)
1/1
  
05/10
9.
3': Passed to
7': Passed to
11': Passed to
22': Passed to
26': Passed to
30': Passed to
48': Failed pass to
53': Passed to
57': Passed to
61': Passed to
65': Passed to
74': Passed to
76': Passed to
81': Passed to
13/14
 
5': Tackled by (Speed)
13': Tackled by (Strength)
28': Tackled by (Strength)
51': Tackled by (Speed)
61': Ran past
67': Ran past
81': Ran past
3/7
36': Tackled (Speed)
1/1
  
10/10
10.
7': Failed pass to
42': Passed to
74': Passed to
2/3
7': Caught a pass from
30': Caught a pass from
42': Caught a pass from
74': Caught a pass from
81': Caught a pass from
5/5
42': Ran through
74': Ran past
81': Ran past
3/3
   
10/10
11.       
04/10
12.
61': Failed pass to
0/1
7': Dropped a pass from
15': Dropped a pass from
53': Caught a pass from
61': Caught a pass from
2/4
53': Tackled by (Strength)
0/1
   
02/10
13.
22': Passed to
26': Failed pass to
76': Failed pass to
1/3
22': Caught a pass from
24': Caught a pass from
26': Caught a pass from
57': Caught a pass from
76': Caught a pass from
5/5
24': Tackled by (Speed)
57': Tackled by (Speed)
0/2
   
06/10
14.
42': Failed pass to
57': Passed to
1/2
3': Caught a pass from
42': Caught a pass from
48': Dropped a pass from
57': Caught a pass from
76': Dropped a pass from
3/5
3': Tackled by (Speed)
57': Ran past
57': Ran through
2/3
   
06/10
15.       
04/10
 20/2820/2810/2411/130/00/0 
16.
17.
18.
19.
20.
21.
22.
71% Pressure Passes
41% Broken Tackles
85% Tackles