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Season 39: Day 49/133 .

Heroes - MarpleRUFC

81 End of the match! Victory to the visitors in this game. The match ends at 0 - 40.
80 straightens his run and charges right at the defence. bounces off him and then is effortlessly fended off. He sends a lovely pass to , who is promptly ankle tapped after a spectacular dive by .
79 takes the kickoff, launching the ball high into the air over Heroes stadium. positions himself well, and takes the ball in the air right in front of . Good hands from the MarpleRUFC player there.
77 The conversion by is missed, though.
76 MarpleRUFC are just tearing the Heroes defence apart here! It's almost as if there's only one team on the pitch as the ball goes from to to before ending up in the possession of , who runs over the line unopposed for 5 points.
75 signals to his forwards to stay behind the ball and sends a hanging kick in their direction.
Both and jump for the catch, but both players have misjudged the flight of the ball and it sails over their heads. is the first to react, scooping up the loose ball on the first bounce.
73 The conversion by is missed, though.
72 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. tries to make the covering tackle, but he is carried over the line and a try is awarded. Real power running there!
71Scrum for Heroes. It's a good feed, but MarpleRUFC put in a mighty shove. They're pushing Heroes off the ball. They've taken one against the head. Fabulous work by the MarpleRUFC front row!
70 gets the ball from the ruck and throws a quick pass to . He tries a quick flick pass to , but the ball goes wildly astray.
69Scrum for Heroes. It's a good feed, but MarpleRUFC put in a mighty shove. They're pushing Heroes off the ball. They've taken one against the head. Fabulous work by the MarpleRUFC front row!
68 fires the ball out to who trys to turn it back inside to , but Heroes manage to bat it down.
67MarpleRUFC have stolen Heroes's lineout ball! mistimed his jump, and got his hands to it first. Good work by MarpleRUFC at that lineout!
66MarpleRUFC's scrum half tries one of his darting runs, but he is unceremoniously dumped by . He'll think twice before trying that again!
65Thats good ball off the top of the lineout for MarpleRUFC. taps the ball down to his scrum half.
64 passes to , but has him covered and a ruck is formed.
63It looks like MarpleRUFC lost the ball in the ruck. Their forwards weren't quick enough to protect the ball.
62Nice 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.
61 takes the kickoff, launching the ball high into the air over Heroes stadium. positions himself well, and takes the ball in the air right in front of . Good hands from the MarpleRUFC player there.
59 The conversion by is missed, though.
58 Try time ! A beautiful phase of play from MarpleRUFC. The ball goes from to and on to , who is running in support. There is nothing to stop him as he crashes over the line with a big smile on his face !
57The ball is loose and bouncing around..
The ball takes a lucky bounce straight into the welcoming arms of a MarpleRUFC player.
56 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 .
55It looks like Heroes lost the ball in the ruck. Their forwards weren't quick enough to protect the ball.
54Nice 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.
53Turnover. Heroes now has possession and the backs are ready for a new attack.
52 decides to involve his forwards, and delivers a perfect pass to . He promptly makes his fly half regret it though, as he can't connect with .
51MarpleRUFC have retained possession as their players were quick and picked up the loose ball. They'll be able to attack again
50 runs right over , but he seems to have been put off balance just enough to mess up the pass to .
49That's a lovely hanging kick by . rises high above the MarpleRUFC players to take the catch, giving no chance to contest.
47 misses the conversion, but it was close.
46 Try time ! A beautiful phase of play from MarpleRUFC. The ball goes from to and on to , who is running in support. There is nothing to stop him as he crashes over the line with a big smile on his face !
45Turnover. MarpleRUFC now has possession and the backs are ready for a new attack.
44Heroes's scrum half is smashed by . That run was so telegraphed that the postal service want to charge him for it!
43Ruck. Heroes get the ball from that one and their scrumhalf can be heard frantically giving his instructions for a new attack.
42 is running down the touchline. He seems to be unmarked, but is there to pounce.
41Oooh! That's not a good kick from , i'm not sure it will make it to the ten meter line..
The crowd here at Heroes stadium hold their breath.. takes the ball just inches over the ten meter mark. got away with that one after all!

Heroes just weren't competitive enough in the first half! Let's see whether the half-time team talk did any good!
40+2 had a chance to put two points on the board, but he seemed to hurry his conversion attempt and pushed it wide.
40+1 Try time ! A beautiful phase of play from MarpleRUFC. The ball goes from to and on to , who is running in support. There is nothing to stop him as he crashes over the line with a big smile on his face !
40MarpleRUFC have stolen Heroes's lineout ball! mistimed his jump, and got his hands to it first. Good work by MarpleRUFC at that lineout!
39 powers through the defence. He's caught by a covering tackle and his attempted offload to is misguided.
38Oooh! That's not a good kick from , i'm not sure it will make it to the ten meter line..
The crowd here at Heroes stadium hold their breath.. takes the ball just inches over the ten meter mark. got away with that one after all!
36 The conversion by is missed, though.
35 really showing his class here with a great pass to . He has one man to beat, and easily gets by to score the try.
34Scrum for Heroes. It's a good feed, but MarpleRUFC put in a mighty shove. They're pushing Heroes off the ball. They've taken one against the head. Fabulous work by the MarpleRUFC front row!
33MarpleRUFC 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.
32It's a scrum to MarpleRUFC. It's wheeling around as the ball is fed in, but MarpleRUFC still win the ball.
31 passes, but the ball fails to reach .
30It looks like MarpleRUFC lost the ball in the ruck. Their forwards weren't quick enough to protect the ball.
29 fires the ball out to who trys to turn it back inside to , but Heroes manage to bat it down.
28It's a ruck, Heroes look like they have secured the ball, but on the far side from the ref a MarpleRUFC hand has flicked the ball back! The Heroes scrum half throws his arms up in despair, but the ref signals play on.
27 runs right at the defense like a wild man. bounces right off him, but manages to bring him down.
26 takes the kickoff. takes the ball in the air right in front of , who wasn't aggressive enough.
24 had a chance to put two points on the board, but he seemed to hurry his conversion attempt and pushed it wide.
23 Try time ! A beautiful phase of play from MarpleRUFC. The ball goes from to and on to , who is running in support. There is nothing to stop him as he crashes over the line with a big smile on his face !
22Scrum for Heroes. It's a good feed, but MarpleRUFC put in a mighty shove. They're pushing Heroes off the ball. They've taken one against the head. Fabulous work by the MarpleRUFC front row!
21MarpleRUFC 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.
20Oooh! That's not a good kick from , i'm not sure it will make it to the ten meter line..
The crowd here at Heroes stadium hold their breath.. takes the ball just inches over the ten meter mark. got away with that one after all!
18 The conversion by is missed, though.
17 Try time!!! The MarpleRUFC 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!
16Ruck. MarpleRUFC get the ball from that one and their scrumhalf can be heard frantically giving his instructions for a new attack.
15MarpleRUFC 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.
14Ruck. MarpleRUFC get the ball from that one and their scrumhalf can be heard frantically giving his instructions for a new attack.
13 throws a long pass to . Heroes puts the winger under pressure quickly though, and he fails to get the pass to .
12Ruck. MarpleRUFC get the ball from that one and their scrumhalf can be heard frantically giving his instructions for a new attack.
11Wow! Thats a huge pass from the ball must have travelled almost 30 meters through the air! That will surely create some space for to attack, but no, has taken his eye off the ball at the last second and dropped it! The MarpleRUFC coaches won't be happy about that.
10Turnover. MarpleRUFC now has possession and the backs are ready for a new attack.
9Following a driving maul by Heroes's forwards, gets the ball and darts past the despairing tackle of . He passes to who sets off on a charge. has him lined up though, and barges him into touch.
8At the ruck, the Heroes back rower is burrowing like a demented mole, the ball comes back safely on the Heroes side.
7 passes, but the ball fails to reach .
6Good lineout for Heroes. The hooker finds his man perfectly, and wins the ball in the air.
5 passes, but the ball fails to reach .
4It's a scrum to MarpleRUFC. It's wheeling around as the ball is fed in, but MarpleRUFC still win the ball.
3 can't catch the ball from . Waste of possession, I'd say!
2Heroes have retained possession as their players were quick and picked up the loose ball. They'll be able to attack again
1 passes to , but is ready for it and tackles him into touch.
0 signals to his forwards to stay behind the ball and sends a hanging kick in their direction.
Both and jump for the catch, but both players have misjudged the flight of the ball and it sails over their heads. is the first to react, scooping up the loose ball on the first bounce.
16:56With the players making their way out onto the pitch it is almost time to begin. In this heat it's sure to be a tiring game.
81 End of the match! Victory to the visitors in this game. The match ends at 0 - 40.
80 ! !-> X
79 takes the kickoff, launching the ball high into the air over Heroes stadium. positions himself well, and takes the ball in the air right in front of . Good hands from the MarpleRUFC player there.
77 The conversion by is missed, though.
76-> !-> ! !-> !
75 signals to his forwards to stay behind the ball and sends a hanging kick in their direction.
Both and jump for the catch, but both players have misjudged the flight of the ball and it sails over their heads. is the first to react, scooping up the loose ball on the first bounce.
73 The conversion by is missed, though.
72 !-> ! !
71Scrum for Heroes. It's a good feed, but MarpleRUFC put in a mighty shove. They're pushing Heroes off the ball. They've taken one against the head. Fabulous work by the MarpleRUFC front row!
70-> ! ! -X
69Scrum for Heroes. It's a good feed, but MarpleRUFC put in a mighty shove. They're pushing Heroes off the ball. They've taken one against the head. Fabulous work by the MarpleRUFC front row!
68-> -X
67MarpleRUFC have stolen Heroes's lineout ball! mistimed his jump, and got his hands to it first. Good work by MarpleRUFC at that lineout!
66 X
65Thats good ball off the top of the lineout for MarpleRUFC. taps the ball down to his scrum half.
64-> X
63Ruck won by , and against , and !
62 X
61 takes the kickoff, launching the ball high into the air over Heroes stadium. positions himself well, and takes the ball in the air right in front of . Good hands from the MarpleRUFC player there.
59 The conversion by is missed, though.
58->->
57Looseball: and were quicker than and
56-> X
55Ruck won by , and against , and !
54 X
53Looseball: and were quicker than and
52-> ! ! -X
51Looseball: and were quicker than and
50 ! -X
49That's a lovely hanging kick by . rises high above the MarpleRUFC players to take the catch, giving no chance to contest.
47 misses the conversion, but it was close.
46 ! !->-> !
45Looseball: and were quicker than and
44 X
43Ruck won by , and against , and !
42 X
41Oooh! That's not a good kick from , i'm not sure it will make it to the ten meter line..
The crowd here at Heroes stadium hold their breath.. takes the ball just inches over the ten meter mark. got away with that one after all!
22
40+2 had a chance to put two points on the board, but he seemed to hurry his conversion attempt and pushed it wide.
40+1 !-> !->
40MarpleRUFC have stolen Heroes's lineout ball! mistimed his jump, and got his hands to it first. Good work by MarpleRUFC at that lineout!
39 ! ! -X
38Oooh! That's not a good kick from , i'm not sure it will make it to the ten meter line..
The crowd here at Heroes stadium hold their breath.. takes the ball just inches over the ten meter mark. got away with that one after all!
36 The conversion by is missed, though.
35-> !
34Scrum for Heroes. It's a good feed, but MarpleRUFC put in a mighty shove. They're pushing Heroes off the ball. They've taken one against the head. Fabulous work by the MarpleRUFC front row!
33 !->-> ! ! -X
32It's a scrum to MarpleRUFC. It's wheeling around as the ball is fed in, but MarpleRUFC still win the ball.
31 -X
30Ruck won by , and against , and !
29-> -X
28Ruck won by , and against , and !
27 ! X
26 takes the kickoff. takes the ball in the air right in front of , who wasn't aggressive enough.
24 had a chance to put two points on the board, but he seemed to hurry his conversion attempt and pushed it wide.
23-> ! !->
22Scrum for Heroes. It's a good feed, but MarpleRUFC put in a mighty shove. They're pushing Heroes off the ball. They've taken one against the head. Fabulous work by the MarpleRUFC front row!
21 !-> ! -X
20Oooh! That's not a good kick from , i'm not sure it will make it to the ten meter line..
The crowd here at Heroes stadium hold their breath.. takes the ball just inches over the ten meter mark. got away with that one after all!
18 The conversion by is missed, though.
17 !
16Ruck won by , and against , and !
15-> ! !-> ! -X
14Ruck won by , and against , and !
13 !-> ! -X
12Ruck won by , and against , and !
11 -X
10Looseball: and were quicker than and
9 !-> X
8Ruck won by , and against , and !
7 -X
6Good lineout for Heroes. The hooker finds his man perfectly, and wins the ball in the air.
5 -X
4It's a scrum to MarpleRUFC. It's wheeling around as the ball is fed in, but MarpleRUFC still win the ball.
3 -X
2Looseball: and were quicker than and
1-> X
0 signals to his forwards to stay behind the ball and sends a hanging kick in their direction.
Both and jump for the catch, but both players have misjudged the flight of the ball and it sails over their heads. is the first to react, scooping up the loose ball on the first bounce.

SCORING SEQUENCE
(18': 0-5) (24': 0-10) (36': 0-15) (40+2': 0-20) (47': 0-25) (59': 0-30) (73': 0-35) (77': 0-40)

★ Referee : Pierce Broun    
League

Heroes

Balls wonKickoffsLineoutsScrumsRucksLoose balls
Ball retention2/81/30/42/42
Turnovers won1/10/10/22/5
10/343/91/40/64/92/6

MarpleRUFC

• 8 Tries: (17', 23', 35', 40+1', 46', 58', 72', 76')
• 0/8 Convs
Balls wonKickoffsLineoutsScrumsRucksLoose balls
Ball retention0/11/12/23/54
Turnovers won6/82/34/42/4
24/346/93/46/65/94/6

3677 tickets sold

Grandstand: 600
Opposite Stand: 400
Terrace: 250
Visitors Terrace: 250
Gallery: 2177
Stadium : Heroes stadium
25/08/2018 17:00

Heroes

 Pressure PassesCatchesBroken TacklesTacklesBalls wonRatings
1.    
21': Missed (Strength)
23': Missed (Strength)
39': Missed (Strength)
0/3
  
01/10
2.
1': Passed to
1/1
64': Caught a pass from
1/1
42': Tackled by (Strength)
64': Tackled by (Strength)
0/2
15': Missed (Strength)
46': Missed (Strength)
0/2
  
02/10
3.    
76': Missed (Strength)
80': Tackled (Strength)
1/2
  
04/10
4.   
54': Tackled by (Strength)
0/1
50': Missed (Strength)
0/1
  
02/10
5.    
52': Missed (Strength)
0/1
  
03/10
6.    
15': Missed (Strength)
0/1
  
03/10
7.
3': Failed pass to
0/1
 
27': Ran through
27': Tackled by (Speed)
1/2
   
03/10
8.  
3': Dropped a pass from
9': Caught a pass from
1/2
9': Tackled by (Strength)
0/1
46': Missed (Strength)
0/1
  
02/10
9.
7': Failed pass to
9': Passed to
31': Failed pass to
64': Passed to
2/4
 
9': Ran through
44': Tackled by (Strength)
1/2
13': Missed (Speed)
15': Missed (Strength)
17': Missed (Speed)
23': Missed (Strength)
33': Missed (Speed)
35': Missed (Strength)
40+1': Missed (Strength)
66': Tackled (Speed)
72': Missed (Strength)
1/9
  
01/10
10.  
7': Dropped a pass from
0/1
 
33': Missed (Strength)
39': Missed (Strength)
46': Missed (Speed)
76': Missed (Speed)
0/4
  
01/10
11.    
13': Missed (Speed)
70': Missed (Strength)
72': Missed (Strength)
76': Missed (Strength)
80': Missed (Strength)
0/5
  
01/10
12.  
1': Caught a pass from
31': Dropped a pass from
1/2
1': Tackled by (Strength)
0/1
76': Missed (Strength)
80': Missed (Strength)
0/2
  
01/10
13.    
56': Tackled (Strength)
70': Missed (Strength)
1/2
  
04/10
14.    
21': Missed (Strength)
33': Missed (Strength)
40+1': Missed (Strength)
52': Missed (Strength)
0/4
  
01/10
15.    
62': Tackled (Strength)
72': Missed (Strength)
1/2
  
04/10
 3/63/62/94/390/00/0 
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18.
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20.
21.
22.
50% Pressure Passes
22% Broken Tackles
10% Tackles

MarpleRUFC

 Pressure PassesCatchesBroken TacklesTacklesBalls wonRatings
1.  
15': Dropped a pass from
80': Caught a pass from
1/2
80': Tackled by (Strength)
0/1
   
03/10
2.
11': Failed pass to
46': Passed to
1/2
 
46': Ran through
46': Ran through
2/2
42': Tackled (Strength)
64': Tackled (Strength)
2/2
  
08/10
3.
21': Passed to
39': Failed pass to
1/2
 
21': Ran through
39': Ran through
39': Ran through
3/3
   
07/10
4.       
04/10
5.  
11': Dropped a pass from
58': Caught a pass from
1/2
62': Tackled by (Strength)
0/1
   
03/10
6.
15': Passed to
21': Failed pass to
1/2
15': Caught a pass from
21': Caught a pass from
23': Caught a pass from
33': Dropped a pass from
3/4
15': Ran through
15': Ran through
21': Ran through
3/3
27': Missed (Strength)
0/1
  
08/10
7.
58': Passed to
76': Passed to
2/2
52': Dropped a pass from
58': Caught a pass from
76': Caught a pass from
2/3
76': Ran through
76': Ran through
2/2
9': Tackled (Strength)
54': Tackled (Strength)
2/2
  
10/10
8.
15': Failed pass to
23': Passed to
33': Failed pass to
50': Failed pass to
52': Failed pass to
70': Failed pass to
76': Passed to
80': Passed to
3/8
15': Caught a pass from
23': Caught a pass from
33': Caught a pass from
35': Caught a pass from
52': Caught a pass from
70': Caught a pass from
72': Caught a pass from
7/7
15': Ran through
23': Ran through
23': Ran through
33': Ran through
33': Ran through
35': Ran through
50': Ran through
52': Ran through
52': Ran through
70': Ran through
70': Ran through
72': Ran through
72': Ran through
80': Ran through
80': Ran through
15/15
27': Tackled (Speed)
1/1
  
10/10
9.
5': Failed pass to
13': Passed to
15': Passed to
23': Passed to
29': Passed to
33': Passed to
35': Passed to
40+1': Passed to
56': Passed to
68': Passed to
70': Passed to
72': Passed to
11/12
 
13': Ran past
17': Ran past
33': Ran past
40+1': Ran through
66': Tackled by (Speed)
72': Ran through
5/6
9': Missed (Strength)
44': Tackled (Strength)
1/2
  
10/10
10.
33': Passed to
52': Passed to
58': Passed to
76': Passed to
4/4
29': Dropped a pass from
33': Caught a pass from
39': Dropped a pass from
46': Caught a pass from
50': Dropped a pass from
76': Caught a pass from
3/6
46': Ran past
76': Ran past
2/2
   
10/10
11.
40+1': Passed to
1/1
5': Dropped a pass from
40+1': Caught a pass from
1/2
40+1': Ran through
1/1
   
06/10
12.
46': Passed to
1/1
46': Caught a pass from
70': Dropped a pass from
76': Caught a pass from
2/3
76': Ran through
1/1
1': Tackled (Strength)
1/1
  
08/10
13.
29': Failed pass to
68': Failed pass to
0/2
21': Dropped a pass from
29': Caught a pass from
40+1': Caught a pass from
56': Caught a pass from
68': Caught a pass from
4/5
56': Tackled by (Strength)
0/1
   
04/10
14.
13': Failed pass to
0/1
13': Caught a pass from
1/1
13': Ran past
1/1
   
05/10
15.  
13': Dropped a pass from
68': Dropped a pass from
0/2
    
02/10
 25/3725/3735/397/90/00/0 
16.
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18.
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20.
21.
22.
67% Pressure Passes
89% Broken Tackles
78% Tackles