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Season 40: Day 68/133 .

Short On Talent - Hatchstonians

81 End of the match! Victory to the visitors in this game. The match ends at 10 - 35.
80Hatchstonians 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.
79 takes the kickoff, launching the ball high into the air over Short On Talent stadium. positions himself well, and takes the ball in the air right in front of . Good hands from the Hatchstonians player there.
77 The conversion is missed, though.
76 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.
75There are players smashing into this ruck from both sides.. it is a real contest for the ball.
Eventually the Hatchstonians players gain the upper hand and the ball emerges slowly on their side.
74 runs right at the defense like a wild man. bounces right off him, but manages to bring him down.
73Loose ball, Hatchstonians scoop it up and retain possesion.
72 hands off then slips the ball to . He's unable to make anything of it though, as hauls him down.
71Hatchstonians have retained possession as their players were quick and picked up the loose ball. They'll be able to attack again
70 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 .
69 takes the kickoff, launching the ball high into the air over Short On Talent stadium. positions himself well, and takes the ball in the air right in front of . Good hands from the Hatchstonians player there.
67 The conversion by is missed, though.
66 Try time!!! The Hatchstonians 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!
65The ball is loose and bouncing around..
The ball takes a lucky bounce straight into the welcoming arms of a Hatchstonians player.
64 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 .
63 takes the kickoff, launching the ball high into the air over Short On Talent stadium. positions himself well, and takes the ball in the air right in front of . Good hands from the Hatchstonians player there.
61 The conversion attempt by bounces off the right hand post and goes wide.
60 really showing his class here with a great pass to . He has one man to beat, and easily gets by to score the try.
59Short On Talent have retained possession as their players were quick and picked up the loose ball. They'll be able to attack again
58Wow! 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 Short On Talent coaches won't be happy about that.
57It'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.
56The ball is with . He zips a pass away to and has to work hard to make the tackle.
55It'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.
54Hatchstonians 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.
53Good lineout for Hatchstonians. The hooker finds his man perfectly, and wins the ball in the air.
52Short On Talent 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.
51 takes the kickoff, launching the ball high into the air over Short On Talent stadium. positions himself well, and takes the ball in the air right in front of . Good hands from the Short On Talent player there.
49 The conversion by is missed, though.
48 Hatchstonians's scrum half makes a dart down the blindside. palms off and passes to his winger. puts his head down and sprints past the weak tackle attempt of before grounding the ball in the corner.
47That's a safe throw to the front of the lineout for Short On Talent. At least it was supposed to be, but gets up in front of and steals the ball from right under his nose!
46 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 .
45Hatchstonians have stolen Short On Talent's lineout ball! mistimed his jump, and got his hands to it first. Good work by Hatchstonians at that lineout!
44Nice 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.
43Hatchstonians have retained possession as their players were quick and picked up the loose ball. They'll be able to attack again
42 can't catch the ball from . Waste of possession, I'd say!
41 with the kick from halfway.. has got his positioning all wrong and takes an easy catch. Hatchstonians will be on the front foot here.

It's not been the best start for the home supporters, but still plenty of time for them to find something to cheer about!
40+1Short On Talent's scrum half is smashed by . That run was so telegraphed that the postal service want to charge him for it!
40Ruck. Short On Talent get the ball from that one and their scrumhalf can be heard frantically giving his instructions for a new attack.
39 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 .
38 with the kick from halfway.. has got his positioning all wrong and takes an easy catch. Short On Talent will be on the front foot here.
36 The conversion is missed. The crowd is giving him some flak, he really should have nailed that one.
35 On the halfway line, runs straight at , handing him off strongly before offloading to . The defence is there in numbers, but he spins out of 's tackle, then spins the other way, avoiding as well. The fans are on their feet as he passes to just inside Short On Talent's 22 metre line! He pins his ears back and sprints for the line, getting there before the defence can cover him, and dives over for a well-worked 5 points!
34At the ruck, the Hatchstonians back rower is burrowing like a demented mole, the ball comes back safely on the Hatchstonians side.
33 sees running into the line at pace and hits him on the chest with a beautiful pass. avoids the tackle of but his pass to doesn't find it's mark.
32Ruck. Hatchstonians get the ball from that one and their scrumhalf can be heard frantically giving his instructions for a new attack.
31Hatchstonians had an overlap if had just passed the ball. Instead he went for glory and made him look pretty stupid.
30 takes the kickoff, launching the ball high into the air over Short On Talent stadium. positions himself well, and takes the ball in the air right in front of . Good hands from the Hatchstonians player there.
28 The conversion by is missed, though.
27 Try time ! A beautiful phase of play from Hatchstonians. 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 !
26At the ruck, that's a devastating clean out. It's perfect attacking ball for the Hatchstonians half back.
25 gets the ball from the restart and passes it to . Making good yardage, the big man is brought down just short of the halfway line and a ruck is formed. Short On Talent is threatening a turnover with some serious pressure, and get it as knocks on as he tries to clear the ball! I think I may have seen a hand on that...
24 takes the kickoff, launching the ball high into the air over Short On Talent stadium. positions himself well, and takes the ball in the air right in front of . Good hands from the Hatchstonians player there.
22 The conversion attempt by bounces off the right hand post and goes wide.
21 Superb work there by forwards and backs alike! sends the ball to who carries it on before passing on to . He spots that he has an overlap outside, draws in a defender and then passes to . There's nobody between him and the try line, and he sprints in for a well-worked try.
20It looks like Hatchstonians lost the ball in the ruck. Their forwards weren't quick enough to protect the ball.
19 smashes through 's tackle. He's slowed down just enough though, and finishes the job.
18Scrum to Hatchstonians. They feed the ball in, but the Short On Talent centres are offside. It's now a penalty for Hatchstonians.
17 passes to , but is ready for it and tackles him into touch.
16At the ruck, it looks like Short On Talent could be in trouble here..
The Hatchstonians back row hit the pile hard and the ball appears on the Hatchstonians side.
15 hands off then slips the ball to . He's unable to make anything of it though, as hauls him down.
14 takes the kickoff, launching the ball high into the air over Short On Talent stadium. positions himself well, and takes the ball in the air right in front of . Good hands from the Short On Talent player there.
12 The conversion by is missed.
11 Try time ! A beautiful phase of play from Hatchstonians. 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 !
10It looks like Short On Talent lost the ball in the ruck. Their forwards weren't quick enough to protect the ball.
9 runs right at the defense like a wild man. bounces right off him, but manages to bring him down.
8The ball is loose in open play and there is no offside as Short On Talent pounce.. Turnover!
7Short 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.
6Hatchstonians have retained possession as their players were quick and picked up the loose ball. They'll be able to attack again
5Nice 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.
4 takes the kickoff, launching the ball high into the air over Short On Talent stadium. positions himself well, and takes the ball in the air right in front of . Good hands from the Hatchstonians player there.
2 The conversion is missed, though.
1 Superb work there by forwards and backs alike! sends the ball to who carries it on before passing on to . He spots that he has an overlap outside, draws in a defender and then passes to . There's nobody between him and the try line, and he sprints in for a well-worked try.
0That's a lovely hanging kick by . rises high above the Hatchstonians players to take the catch, giving no chance to contest.
16:56Just moments to go before the kick off, and the rain is coming down more heavily now. Even from this distance I can see the referee's fake tan is running.
81 End of the match! Victory to the visitors in this game. The match ends at 10 - 35.
80-> ! -X
79 takes the kickoff, launching the ball high into the air over Short On Talent stadium. positions himself well, and takes the ball in the air right in front of . Good hands from the Hatchstonians player there.
77 The conversion is missed, though.
76->
75Ruck won by , and against , and !
74 ! X
73Looseball: and were quicker than and
72 !-> X
71Looseball: and were quicker than and
70 ! !-> X
69 takes the kickoff, launching the ball high into the air over Short On Talent stadium. positions himself well, and takes the ball in the air right in front of . Good hands from the Hatchstonians player there.
67 The conversion by is missed, though.
66 !
65Looseball: and were quicker than and
64 ! ! !-> X
63 takes the kickoff, launching the ball high into the air over Short On Talent stadium. positions himself well, and takes the ball in the air right in front of . Good hands from the Hatchstonians player there.
61 The conversion attempt by bounces off the right hand post and goes wide.
60-> !
59Looseball: and were quicker than and
58 -X
57It'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.
56-> X
55It'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.
54->-> -X
53Good lineout for Hatchstonians. The hooker finds his man perfectly, and wins the ball in the air.
52 ! !->-> -X
51 takes the kickoff, launching the ball high into the air over Short On Talent stadium. positions himself well, and takes the ball in the air right in front of . Good hands from the Short On Talent player there.
49 The conversion by is missed, though.
48 !-> !
47That's a safe throw to the front of the lineout for Short On Talent. At least it was supposed to be, but gets up in front of and steals the ball from right under his nose!
46-> X
45Hatchstonians have stolen Short On Talent's lineout ball! mistimed his jump, and got his hands to it first. Good work by Hatchstonians at that lineout!
44 X
43Looseball: and were quicker than and
42 -X
41 with the kick from halfway.. has got his positioning all wrong and takes an easy catch. Hatchstonians will be on the front foot here.
22
40+1 X
40Ruck won by , and against , and !
39 ! !-> X
38 with the kick from halfway.. has got his positioning all wrong and takes an easy catch. Short On Talent will be on the front foot here.
36 The conversion is missed. The crowd is giving him some flak, he really should have nailed that one.
35 !-> ! !->
34Ruck won by , and against , and !
33-> ! -X
32Ruck won by , and against , and !
31 X
30 takes the kickoff, launching the ball high into the air over Short On Talent stadium. positions himself well, and takes the ball in the air right in front of . Good hands from the Hatchstonians player there.
28 The conversion by is missed, though.
27 !-> !->
26Ruck won by , and against , and !
25-> -X
24 takes the kickoff, launching the ball high into the air over Short On Talent stadium. positions himself well, and takes the ball in the air right in front of . Good hands from the Hatchstonians player there.
22 The conversion attempt by bounces off the right hand post and goes wide.
21-> !->-> !
20Ruck won by , and against , and !
19 ! X
18Scrum to Hatchstonians. They feed the ball in, but the Short On Talent centres are offside. It's now a penalty for Hatchstonians.
17-> X
16Ruck won by , and against , and !
15 !-> X
14 takes the kickoff, launching the ball high into the air over Short On Talent stadium. positions himself well, and takes the ball in the air right in front of . Good hands from the Short On Talent player there.
12 The conversion by is missed.
11 !-> !->
10Ruck won by , and against , and !
9 ! X
8Looseball: and were quicker than and
7 ! !->-> -X
6Looseball: and were quicker than and
5 X
4 takes the kickoff, launching the ball high into the air over Short On Talent stadium. positions himself well, and takes the ball in the air right in front of . Good hands from the Hatchstonians player there.
2 The conversion is missed, though.
1-> !-> !-> !->
0That's a lovely hanging kick by . rises high above the Hatchstonians players to take the catch, giving no chance to contest.

SCORING SEQUENCE
(2': 0-5) (12': 0-10) (22': 5-10) (28': 5-15) (36': 5-20) (49': 5-25) (61': 10-25) (67': 10-30) (77': 10-35)

★ Referee : Bradley Chan    
League

Short On Talent

• 2 Tries: (1', 11', 21', 27', 35', 48', 60', 66', 76')
• 0/2 Convs
Balls wonKickoffsLineoutsScrumsRucksLoose balls
Ball retention3/80/22/21/32
Turnovers won0/30/10/11/5
9/323/110/32/32/82/7

Hatchstonians

• 7 Tries: (1', 11', 21', 27', 35', 48', 60', 66', 76')
• 0/7 Convs
Balls wonKickoffsLineoutsScrumsRucksLoose balls
Ball retention3/31/11/14/55
Turnovers won5/82/20/22/3
23/328/113/31/36/85/7

3486 tickets sold

Grandstand: 600
Opposite Stand: 400
Terrace: 250
Visitors Terrace: 250
Gallery: 1986
Stadium : Short On Talent stadium
14/09/2019 17:00

Short On Talent

 Pressure PassesCatchesBroken TacklesTacklesBalls wonRatings
1.
15': Passed to
52': Passed to
2/2
 
15': Ran through
52': Ran through
52': Ran through
3/3
70': Tackled (Strength)
72': Missed (Strength)
1/2
  
09/10
2.    
17': Tackled (Strength)
80': Missed (Strength)
1/2
  
04/10
3.
21': Passed to
39': Passed to
2/2
21': Caught a pass from
1/1
21': Ran through
39': Ran through
39': Ran through
3/3
5': Tackled (Strength)
74': Missed (Strength)
1/2
  
10/10
4.
52': Failed pass to
0/1
21': Caught a pass from
39': Caught a pass from
52': Caught a pass from
3/3
21': Ran through
39': Tackled by (Strength)
1/2
64': Missed (Strength)
0/1
  
05/10
5.    
64': Missed (Strength)
0/1
  
03/10
6.
21': Passed to
1/1
21': Caught a pass from
52': Dropped a pass from
1/2
9': Ran through
9': Tackled by (Strength)
1/2
1': Missed (Strength)
35': Missed (Strength)
44': Tackled (Strength)
1/3
  
04/10
7.    
1': Missed (Strength)
7': Missed (Strength)
19': Missed (Strength)
31': Tackled (Strength)
1/4
  
02/10
8.
52': Passed to
1/1
15': Caught a pass from
52': Caught a pass from
56': Caught a pass from
58': Dropped a pass from
3/4
15': Tackled by (Strength)
56': Tackled by (Strength)
0/2
7': Missed (Strength)
35': Missed (Strength)
70': Missed (Strength)
0/3
  
02/10
9.
21': Passed to
56': Passed to
58': Failed pass to
2/3
 
40+1': Tackled by (Speed)
0/1
11': Missed (Speed)
27': Missed (Strength)
35': Missed (Speed)
48': Missed (Strength)
66': Missed (Speed)
0/5
  
01/10
10.
60': Passed to
1/1
  
11': Missed (Speed)
27': Missed (Speed)
64': Missed (Strength)
72': Tackled (Strength)
1/4
  
03/10
11.       
04/10
12.  
60': Caught a pass from
1/1
60': Ran through
1/1
1': Missed (Speed)
33': Missed (Strength)
64': Tackled (Strength)
70': Missed (Strength)
1/4
  
04/10
13.       
04/10
14.    
48': Missed (Strength)
0/1
  
03/10
15.    
19': Tackled (Strength)
46': Tackled (Strength)
74': Tackled (Strength)
3/3
  
07/10
 9/119/119/1410/350/00/0 
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18.
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20.
21.
22.
81% Pressure Passes
64% Broken Tackles
29% Tackles

Hatchstonians

 Pressure PassesCatchesBroken TacklesTacklesBalls wonRatings
1.
42': Failed pass to
0/1
7': Dropped a pass from
0/1
5': Tackled by (Strength)
0/1
21': Missed (Strength)
39': Missed (Strength)
0/2
  
01/10
2.
1': Passed to
80': Failed pass to
1/2
17': Caught a pass from
80': Caught a pass from
2/2
17': Tackled by (Strength)
80': Ran through
1/2
   
06/10
3.  
1': Caught a pass from
70': Caught a pass from
76': Caught a pass from
3/3
70': Tackled by (Strength)
0/1
15': Missed (Strength)
52': Missed (Strength)
0/2
  
04/10
4.
70': Passed to
1/1
33': Dropped a pass from
0/1
70': Ran through
70': Ran through
2/2
   
06/10
5.
1': Passed to
1/1
1': Caught a pass from
42': Dropped a pass from
1/2
1': Ran through
44': Tackled by (Strength)
1/2
   
05/10
6.
7': Passed to
54': Passed to
64': Passed to
72': Passed to
4/4
54': Caught a pass from
80': Dropped a pass from
1/2
7': Ran through
7': Ran through
31': Tackled by (Strength)
64': Ran through
64': Ran through
64': Ran through
72': Ran through
6/7
   
10/10
7.
25': Passed to
35': Passed to
80': Passed to
3/3
35': Caught a pass from
1/1
35': Ran through
35': Ran through
74': Ran through
74': Tackled by (Strength)
3/4
9': Missed (Strength)
15': Tackled (Strength)
21': Missed (Strength)
39': Tackled (Strength)
2/4
  
10/10
8.
1': Passed to
25': Failed pass to
1/2
1': Caught a pass from
25': Caught a pass from
27': Caught a pass from
46': Caught a pass from
4/4
1': Ran through
19': Ran through
19': Tackled by (Strength)
46': Tackled by (Strength)
2/4
9': Tackled (Strength)
1/1
  
09/10
9.
7': Passed to
11': Passed to
17': Passed to
27': Passed to
33': Passed to
35': Passed to
46': Passed to
48': Passed to
54': Passed to
76': Passed to
10/10
7': Caught a pass from
1/1
11': Ran past
27': Ran through
35': Ran past
48': Ran through
66': Ran past
5/5
40+1': Tackled (Speed)
1/1
  
10/10
10.
7': Failed pass to
11': Passed to
27': Passed to
2/3
7': Caught a pass from
11': Caught a pass from
27': Caught a pass from
35': Caught a pass from
72': Caught a pass from
5/5
11': Ran past
27': Ran past
72': Tackled by (Strength)
2/3
39': Missed (Strength)
52': Missed (Strength)
0/2
  
09/10
11.  
48': Caught a pass from
1/1
48': Ran through
1/1
   
06/10
12.
1': Passed to
33': Failed pass to
1/2
1': Caught a pass from
33': Caught a pass from
54': Dropped a pass from
64': Caught a pass from
3/4
1': Ran past
33': Ran through
64': Tackled by (Strength)
2/3
60': Missed (Strength)
0/1
  
06/10
13.
54': Failed pass to
0/1
54': Caught a pass from
1/1
    
04/10
14.  
11': Caught a pass from
25': Dropped a pass from
1/2
    
04/10
15.    
56': Tackled (Strength)
1/1
  
05/10
 24/3024/3025/355/140/00/0 
16.
17.
18.
19.
20.
21.
22.
80% Pressure Passes
71% Broken Tackles
36% Tackles