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Season 40: Day 70/133 .

London Reapers - Short On Talent

81 The referee blows his whistle. 5 - 5. The crowd go home disappointed with the draw, but London Reapers is relived not to have lost in front of the fans.
80 sends the ball out to . He's a powerful runner, but 's tackle slows him down, and 's tackle finishes him off.
79Loose ball, Short On Talent scoop it up and retain possesion.
78 sets off upfield. He easily hands off the weak tackles of , then . The fullback is in his way, so he offloads to who is running in support. The pass is badly judged though, and goes behind the man. A lucky escape for London Reapers there!
77Turnover. Short On Talent now has possession and the backs are ready for a new attack.
76 tries to dart through the defense, but is ready and brings him down.
75London Reapers have retained possession as their players were quick and picked up the loose ball. They'll be able to attack again
74 passes, but the ball fails to reach .
73That's really quick ball from the ruck, London Reapers will be on the front foot here.
72 decides to go it alone, but is quickly brought down by . He had men outside if he had just looked up.
71The ball is loose in open play and there is no offside as London Reapers pounce.. Turnover!
70 takes the ball from the ruck and darts past the unsighted before passing to . He attempts a quick flick pass on to , but it was ambitious at best, and the ball flies into touch.
69It looks like London Reapers lost the ball in the ruck. Their forwards weren't quick enough to protect the ball.
68London Reapers's scrum half is smashed by . That run was so telegraphed that the postal service want to charge him for it!
67Ruck. London Reapers get the ball from that one and their scrumhalf can be heard frantically giving his instructions for a new attack.
66London Reapers can't seem to get their act together as drops 's pass before their attack even has a chance to get going.
65It's a scrum to London Reapers. It's wheeling around as the ball is fed in, but London Reapers still win the ball.
64That's a nice attack by London Reapers, the ball is spread out wide to through the hands of and . What a hit! loses the ball as he gets absolutely smashed by a flying .
63That's a lovely hanging kick by . rises high above the London Reapers players to take the catch, giving no chance to contest.
61 misses the conversion, but it was close.
60 Inside Short On Talent's 22, sees running flat out into a gap and delivers a deft pass. Simple try there. Short On Talent's defense needs to pay more attention when they are backed up against their try line like that.
59London Reapers have stolen Short On Talent's lineout ball! mistimed his jump, and got his hands to it first. Good work by London Reapers at that lineout!
58London Reapers's scrum half is smashed by . That run was so telegraphed that the postal service want to charge him for it!
57Ruck. London Reapers get the ball from that one and their scrumhalf can be heard frantically giving his instructions for a new attack.
56Some good attacking play by London Reapers here. easily dismisses before sending a long floating pass towards . That looked forward, but not to the touch judge. A short well timed pass to puts him into space, but he fails to catch the ball. doesn't look too happy to see his hard work wasted.
55Turnover. London Reapers now has possession and the backs are ready for a new attack.
54Short On Talent are looking to put a move on London Reapers here. fires a long pass to who almost breaks the line before slipping a clever inside ball to . London Reapers are scrambling to get to before he can make any more yards and just about gets the tackle in.
53It's a scrum to Short On Talent. It's wheeling around as the ball is fed in, but Short On Talent still win the ball.
52 passes, but the ball fails to reach .
51That's a good steady scrum and a good feed by London Reapers.
50Short On Talent can't seem to get their act together as drops 's pass before their attack even has a chance to get going.
49Scrum to Short On Talent. They feed the ball in, but the London Reapers centres are offside. It's now a penalty for Short On Talent.
48London Reapers 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.
47Ruck. London Reapers get the ball from that one and their scrumhalf can be heard frantically giving his instructions for a new attack.
46Oh 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.
45It's a ruck, Short On Talent look like they have secured the ball, but on the far side from the ref a London Reapers hand has flicked the ball back! The Short On Talent scrum half throws his arms up in despair, but the ref signals play on.
44The ball is with . He zips a pass away to and has to work hard to make the tackle.
43The London Reapers hooker throws to as he jumps in the middle of the line, has gone up to contest and has stolen it! That's a blow for London Reapers and they are scrambling to reset themselves defensively here.
42 runs right at the defense like a wild man. bounces right off him, but manages to bring him down.
41 takes the kickoff, launching the ball high into the air over Brexham Park Stadium. positions himself well, and takes the ball in the air right in front of . Good hands from the Short On Talent player there.

With the visitors just ahead it's still all to play for.
40 gets the ball. He tries to force his way through, but is stopped by .
39Turnover. Short On Talent now has possession and the backs are ready for a new attack.
38 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.
37London Reapers have stolen Short On Talent's lineout ball! mistimed his jump, and got his hands to it first. Good work by London Reapers at that lineout!
36 throws a long pass to . Short On Talent puts the winger under pressure quickly though, and he fails to get the pass to .
35It looks like Short On Talent lost the ball in the ruck. Their forwards weren't quick enough to protect the ball.
34Some good attacking play by Short On Talent here. easily dismisses before sending a long floating pass towards . That looked forward, but not to the touch judge. A short well timed pass to puts him into space, but he fails to catch the ball. doesn't look too happy to see his hard work wasted.
33Turnover. Short On Talent now has possession and the backs are ready for a new attack.
32London Reapers's scrum half tries one of his darting runs, but he is unceremoniously dumped by . He'll think twice before trying that again!
31At the ruck, the London Reapers back rower is burrowing like a demented mole, the ball comes back safely on the London Reapers side.
30London Reapers's scrum half, , passes the ball to his winger, , but gets there quickly and manages to bring him down.
29Ruck. London Reapers get the ball from that one and their scrumhalf can be heard frantically giving his instructions for a new attack.
28 can't catch the ball from . Waste of possession, I'd say!
27London Reapers have retained possession as their players were quick and picked up the loose ball. They'll be able to attack again
26London Reapers 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.
25London Reapers have retained possession as their players were quick and picked up the loose ball. They'll be able to attack again
24London Reapers's scrum half dummies to the open-side before switching directions and taking the ball himself. wasn't fooled for a second, and gets no where.
23At the ruck, that's a devastating clean out. It's perfect attacking ball for the London Reapers half back.
22Short On Talent are short of defenders on the right, spots the opportunity and sends the ball out to that side. takes the pass, commits the last defender and passes to in acres of space, this should be a simple run in, but for some reason decides to pass to who juggles the ball and drops it and the attack breaks down. If only had looked at what was in front of him, he'd have had an easy run in for a probable 5 points.
21It looks like Short On Talent lost the ball in the ruck. Their forwards weren't quick enough to protect the ball.
20Short On Talent 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.
19Short On Talent have retained possession as their players were quick and picked up the loose ball. They'll be able to attack again
18Short On Talent want to spread the play, so passes to who flicks the ball on to . The London Reapers cover has numbered up and makes a solid tackle.
17 Penalty for London Reapers - killing the ball. Short On Talent's captain is still grumbling as the kick by sails past the posts to the right.
16Short On Talent get the put-in at the scrum. The feed is good, and the front row begin a slow push, driving London Reapers backwards. It's a good scrum, but the ref has blown for an infringement. He's spotted the Short On Talent blindside breaking from the scrum before the ball was out. Penalty to London Reapers.
15, ball in hand, sets off on a run. He spins out of the tackle of . is running hard in support. passes, but the ball doesn't go to hand! That was a good scoring opportunity too. There were huge gaps in the defence there.
14 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.
12 The conversion by is missed, though.
11 busts straight through the poor tackling of and , drawing the last defender in before tossing a deft pass to , who runs the last 10 meters and dives over the try line unopposed. Brilliant try!
10Short On Talent have retained possession as their players were quick and picked up the loose ball. They'll be able to attack again
9Short On Talent want to spread the play, so passes to who flicks the ball on to . The London Reapers cover has numbered up and makes a solid tackle.
8Turnover. Short On Talent now has possession and the backs are ready for a new attack.
7Oh no! There is chaos on the field as the players start a punch up after a high tackle by on . The referee seems happy enough with the challenge though and signals play on. Somebody better tell the players to put their handbags away.
6Turnover. London Reapers now has possession and the backs are ready for a new attack.
5Short On Talent's scrum half tries one of his darting runs, but he is unceremoniously dumped by . He'll think twice before trying that again!
4It's a scrum for Short On Talent. Under pressure the front rows come up, but Short On Talent clear the ball quickly and look to attack.
3Short On Talent's scrum half, , passes the ball to his winger, , but gets there quickly and manages to bring him down.
2Scrum to Short On Talent. They feed the ball in, but the London Reapers centres are offside. It's now a penalty for Short On Talent.
1London Reapers can't seem to get their act together as drops 's pass before their attack even has a chance to get going.
0 takes the kickoff, launching the ball high into the air over Brexham Park Stadium. positions himself well, and takes the ball in the air right in front of . Good hands from the London Reapers player there.
16:56Today's steady drizzle may dampen the crowds spirits. A good game is needed to liven them up!
81 The referee blows his whistle. 5 - 5. The crowd go home disappointed with the draw, but London Reapers is relived not to have lost in front of the fans.
80-> ! X
79Looseball: and were quicker than and
78 ! ! -X
77Looseball: and were quicker than and
76 X
75Looseball: and were quicker than and
74 -X
73Ruck won by , and against , and !
72 X
71Looseball: and were quicker than and
70 !-> -X
69Ruck won by , and against , and !
68 X
67Ruck won by , and against , and !
66 -X
65It's a scrum to London Reapers. It's wheeling around as the ball is fed in, but London Reapers still win the ball.
64 ! !-> !-> X
63That's a lovely hanging kick by . rises high above the London Reapers players to take the catch, giving no chance to contest.
61 misses the conversion, but it was close.
60->
59London Reapers have stolen Short On Talent's lineout ball! mistimed his jump, and got his hands to it first. Good work by London Reapers at that lineout!
58 X
57Ruck won by , and against , and !
56 ! !-> ! ! -X
55Looseball: and were quicker than and
54->-> X
53It's a scrum to Short On Talent. It's wheeling around as the ball is fed in, but Short On Talent still win the ball.
52 -X
51That's a good steady scrum and a good feed by London Reapers.
50 -X
49Scrum to Short On Talent. They feed the ball in, but the London Reapers centres are offside. It's now a penalty for Short On Talent.
48-> !-> ! ! -X
47Ruck won by , and against , and !
46 X
45Ruck won by , and against , and !
44-> X
43The London Reapers hooker throws to as he jumps in the middle of the line, has gone up to contest and has stolen it! That's a blow for London Reapers and they are scrambling to reset themselves defensively here.
42 ! X
41 takes the kickoff, launching the ball high into the air over Brexham Park Stadium. positions himself well, and takes the ball in the air right in front of . Good hands from the Short On Talent player there.
21
40 X
39Looseball: and were quicker than and
38-> X
37London Reapers have stolen Short On Talent's lineout ball! mistimed his jump, and got his hands to it first. Good work by London Reapers at that lineout!
36-> -X
35Ruck won by , and against , and !
34 ! !-> ! ! -X
33Looseball: and were quicker than and
32 X
31Ruck won by , and against , and !
30-> X
29Ruck won by , and against , and !
28 -X
27Looseball: and were quicker than and
26 !->-> ! -X
25Looseball: and were quicker than and
24 X
23Ruck won by , and against , and !
22->-> -X
21Ruck won by , and against , and !
20-> !->-> X
19Looseball: and were quicker than and
18->-> X
17 Penalty for London Reapers - killing the ball. Short On Talent's captain is still grumbling as the kick by sails past the posts to the right.
16Short On Talent get the put-in at the scrum. The feed is good, and the front row begin a slow push, driving London Reapers backwards. It's a good scrum, but the ref has blown for an infringement. He's spotted the Short On Talent blindside breaking from the scrum before the ball was out. Penalty to London Reapers.
15 ! -X
14 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.
12 The conversion by is missed, though.
11 ! !->
10Looseball: and were quicker than and
9-> !-> X
8Looseball: and were quicker than and
7 X
6Looseball: and were quicker than and
5 X
4It's a scrum for Short On Talent. Under pressure the front rows come up, but Short On Talent clear the ball quickly and look to attack.
3-> X
2Scrum to Short On Talent. They feed the ball in, but the London Reapers centres are offside. It's now a penalty for Short On Talent.
1 -X
0 takes the kickoff, launching the ball high into the air over Brexham Park Stadium. positions himself well, and takes the ball in the air right in front of . Good hands from the London Reapers player there.

SCORING SEQUENCE
(12': 0-5) (61': 5-5)

★ Referee : Sam Jordan    
League

London Reapers

• 1 Tries: (11', 60')
• 0/1 Convs
• 0/1 Pens
Balls wonKickoffsLineoutsScrumsRucksLoose balls
Ball retention2/20/12/27/86
Turnovers won1/22/20/43/3
23/373/42/32/610/116/13

Short On Talent

• 1 Tries: (11', 60')
• 0/1 Convs
Balls wonKickoffsLineoutsScrumsRucksLoose balls
Ball retention1/20/24/40/37
Turnovers won0/21/10/21/8
14/371/41/34/61/117/13

3492 tickets sold

Grandstand: 600
Opposite Stand: 400
Terrace: 250
Visitors Terrace: 250
Gallery: 1992
Stadium : Brexham Park Stadium
07/09/2019 17:00

London Reapers

 Pressure PassesCatchesBroken TacklesTacklesBalls wonRatings
1.
15': Failed pass to
64': Passed to
1/2
1': Dropped a pass from
0/1
15': Ran through
64': Ran through
64': Ran through
3/3
9': Tackled (Strength)
80': Tackled (Strength)
2/2
  
08/10
2.
1': Failed pass to
0/1
48': Dropped a pass from
60': Caught a pass from
1/2
 
34': Missed (Strength)
0/1
  
02/10
3.  
15': Dropped a pass from
0/1
7': Tackled by (Strength)
0/1
9': Missed (Strength)
34': Missed (Strength)
0/2
  
01/10
4.  
56': Dropped a pass from
0/1
    
03/10
5.
26': Passed to
1/1
38': Caught a pass from
1/1
26': Ran through
38': Tackled by (Strength)
1/2
   
06/10
6.
56': Passed to
1/1
22': Dropped a pass from
64': Caught a pass from
1/2
56': Ran through
56': Ran through
64': Tackled by (Strength)
2/3
11': Missed (Strength)
20': Missed (Strength)
42': Missed (Speed)
0/3
  
03/10
7.
28': Failed pass to
48': Failed pass to
56': Failed pass to
0/3
48': Caught a pass from
56': Caught a pass from
2/2
48': Ran through
48': Ran through
56': Ran through
56': Ran past
4/4
11': Missed (Strength)
20': Tackled (Strength)
40': Tackled (Strength)
44': Tackled (Strength)
3/4
  
09/10
8.
64': Passed to
1/1
26': Dropped a pass from
28': Dropped a pass from
52': Dropped a pass from
64': Caught a pass from
66': Dropped a pass from
1/5
64': Ran through
72': Tackled by (Strength)
1/2
34': Missed (Strength)
42': Tackled (Strength)
1/2
  
02/10
9.
22': Passed to
26': Passed to
30': Passed to
36': Passed to
38': Passed to
48': Passed to
52': Failed pass to
60': Passed to
66': Failed pass to
74': Failed pass to
7/10
26': Caught a pass from
1/1
24': Tackled by (Strength)
32': Tackled by (Strength)
46': Tackled by (Speed)
58': Tackled by (Speed)
68': Tackled by (Speed)
0/5
5': Tackled (Strength)
70': Missed (Strength)
1/2
  
04/10
10.
22': Passed to
26': Failed pass to
48': Passed to
2/3
22': Caught a pass from
26': Caught a pass from
48': Caught a pass from
3/3
26': Ran through
48': Ran through
76': Tackled by (Speed)
2/3
34': Missed (Strength)
78': Missed (Strength)
0/2
  
07/10
11.
36': Failed pass to
0/1
30': Caught a pass from
36': Caught a pass from
74': Dropped a pass from
2/3
30': Tackled by (Strength)
0/1
3': Tackled (Strength)
1/1
  
04/10
12.  
36': Dropped a pass from
0/1
 
18': Tackled (Strength)
1/1
  
04/10
13.
22': Failed pass to
0/1
22': Caught a pass from
1/1
 
78': Missed (Strength)
80': Missed (Strength)
0/2
  
02/10
14.    
54': Tackled (Speed)
1/1
  
05/10
15.       
04/10
 13/2413/2413/2410/230/00/0 
16.
17.
18.
19.
20.
21.
22.
54% Pressure Passes
54% Broken Tackles
43% Tackles

Short On Talent

 Pressure PassesCatchesBroken TacklesTacklesBalls wonRatings
1.
9': Passed to
34': Passed to
2/2
9': Caught a pass from
1/1
9': Ran through
34': Ran through
34': Ran through
3/3
7': Tackled (Strength)
26': Missed (Strength)
1/2
  
10/10
2.
9': Passed to
34': Failed pass to
1/2
11': Caught a pass from
34': Caught a pass from
2/2
34': Ran through
34': Ran through
2/2
   
08/10
3.
20': Passed to
1/1
9': Caught a pass from
20': Caught a pass from
2/2
9': Tackled by (Strength)
0/1
15': Missed (Strength)
64': Missed (Strength)
0/2
  
04/10
4.
11': Passed to
1/1
 
11': Ran through
11': Ran through
2/2
   
07/10
5.
20': Passed to
1/1
20': Caught a pass from
78': Dropped a pass from
1/2
20': Ran through
1/1
   
06/10
6.
70': Failed pass to
0/1
20': Caught a pass from
70': Caught a pass from
2/2
20': Tackled by (Strength)
40': Tackled by (Strength)
0/2
   
03/10
7.
20': Passed to
80': Passed to
2/2
 
42': Ran past
42': Tackled by (Strength)
1/2
   
06/10
8.
50': Failed pass to
78': Failed pass to
0/2
44': Caught a pass from
70': Dropped a pass from
80': Caught a pass from
2/3
44': Tackled by (Strength)
78': Ran through
78': Ran through
80': Ran through
80': Tackled by (Strength)
3/5
48': Missed (Strength)
56': Missed (Strength)
64': Missed (Strength)
0/3
  
01/10
9.
3': Passed to
44': Passed to
54': Passed to
70': Passed to
4/4
50': Dropped a pass from
0/1
5': Tackled by (Strength)
70': Ran through
1/2
24': Tackled (Strength)
32': Tackled (Strength)
38': Tackled (Strength)
46': Tackled (Speed)
56': Missed (Strength)
58': Tackled (Speed)
68': Tackled (Speed)
6/7
  
10/10
10.
18': Passed to
1/1
  
26': Missed (Strength)
48': Missed (Strength)
56': Missed (Strength)
64': Missed (Strength)
72': Tackled (Strength)
76': Tackled (Speed)
2/6
  
03/10
11.  
54': Caught a pass from
1/1
54': Tackled by (Speed)
0/1
   
04/10
12.  
18': Caught a pass from
1/1
18': Tackled by (Strength)
0/1
   
04/10
13.
54': Passed to
1/1
34': Dropped a pass from
54': Caught a pass from
1/2
 
56': Missed (Speed)
0/1
  
04/10
14.
18': Passed to
1/1
3': Caught a pass from
18': Caught a pass from
2/2
3': Tackled by (Strength)
0/1
30': Tackled (Strength)
48': Missed (Strength)
64': Tackled (Strength)
2/3
  
07/10
15.       
04/10
 15/1915/1913/2311/240/00/0 
16.
17.
18.
19.
20.
21.
22.
78% Pressure Passes
56% Broken Tackles
46% Tackles