The Force and the Rebels will meet for the first time on a Sunday and this will also be the last Sunday Super Rugby match for 2012.
We are waiting for the kick off.
The Rebels kick off and we are underway.
2.00: The Rebels make a strong start by stringing together 12 phases which gets them to the Force's 5m line. After 14 phases Cadeyrn Neville scores his first Super Rugby TRY!
3.00: Kurtley Beale adds the conversion.
6.00: Problems with the scrum so Marius Jonker gives both teams a talking to about the scrums. The Rebels then concede a penalty.
8.00: David Harvey takes the shot at posts but hits the posts.
13.00: The Rebels have the ball and are attacking in the Force's half. They keep going through the phases but then they lose the ball and the Force kick it downfield. The Rebels get the ball and kick in into touch.
14.00: The Force start making some ground into the Rebels side of the field. The Rebels then concede a penalty so Harvey will kick for posts.
15.00: Harvey takes the kick and nails it. The Force are on the scoreboard.
18.00: The Rebels make some ground after Mark Gerrard breaks through. The Force just manage to stop him but the Rebels recycle and after a couple of goes at the line they send the ball out to the wing and Gareth Delve scores.
20.00: From almost the touchline Kurtley Beale takes the conversion kick and nails it.
23.00: The Force attack the Rebels in their half and Napolioni Nalaga bashes through two Rebels defenders, drops to the ground and scores.
24.00: David Harvey takes the conversion kick and misses it.
25.00: The Rebels hit straight back as they run the ball at the Force, Neville dummies a pass and changes angle - all the Force defenders by the dummy and he scores his second try.
26.00: Kurtley Beale takes the conversion and nails it.
28.00: The Force strike back as they work the ball into the Rebels 25. Will Tupou breaks and gets them to the posts. Ben McCalman gets the ball and is driven over and scores.
30.00: Harvey adds the conversion.
33.00: The Force are growing in confidence. They move the ball around in the Rebels half but concede a penalty for not releasing so Gerrard kicks for touch.
35.00: Gerrard finds touch, the Rebels win the line out and send the ball out wide to Cooper Vuna who scores in the corner. Bonus point TRY!
36.00: Kurtley Beale takes the conversion and misses.
39.00: The Rebels have a line out about 10m out from the Force's tryline. They win the line out and attack. They lose the ball at a ruck so the Force have a defensive scrum. There is a break in play for Salesi Ma’afu needs some help.
The game resumes but Salesi Ma’afu is still down. The ref then blows for half time and the players leave the field. Salesi Ma’afu is still down getting some attention. It is half time.
The half time score was Force 15 Rebels 26
The second half is underway.
43.00: The Force have made the stronger start as they have the ball in the Rebels 25. They go through the phases and then Alfie Mafi busts through and scores next to the posts.
44.00: Harvey converts the try and the Force trail by 4 points.
45.00: A Force player infringed after the try was scored so the second half starts with a penalty to the Rebels. They kick for touch.
48.00: The Force have a 5m defensive line out. The Force win the line out and kick it away. The Rebels get the ball and attack.
51.00: The game is held up a little as Michael Lipman needs the blood bin. He has already been seen to for blood so has to go back off again.
52.00 Kurtley Beale takes a knock and goes down. He is holding his hand as he appears to have fallen on his hand. After a break he carries on.
54.00: Nalaga breaks down the wing for the Force, the Rebels stop him but the Force recycle and keep the momentum going. Eventually they knock on. Adam Freier comes on for his 100th Super Rugby cap in front of 11,734 fans.
57.00: A fight breaks out after Rodney Blake heard or saw something he didn't like. There are a few players involved so the incident gets a white card and the Force have a penalty.
58.00: Brett Sheehan takes the kick and nails it. The Force trail by one.
61.00: The Rebels have a penalty in front of the posts. Beale takes the kick and slots it.
64.00: The Force get another penalty so they kick for posts. Ben Seymour takes the kick and nails it.
69.00: The Force lose Matt Hodgson as he is sent to the bin with a yellow card.
72.00: The Force are playing better without Hodgson as they press the Rebels back in their 25. They win a penalty so they will kick for posts.
73.00: Ben Seymour takes the kick and nails it. The Force lead.
74.00: The Rebels attack down the wing but they knock on.
76.00: The Rebels win a penalty from a scrum so Kurtley Beale will kick for posts from about 37m out. He JUST curls it in. The Rebels lead.
77.00: The restart is messed up so we have a scrum on the half way line.
79.00: The Force have the but they are still in their half. They start to go through the phases.
80.00: The siren sounds but Delve breaks through and runs for the line, he is caught and the ball is kicked out.
That's it. Rebels win.
The full time score is Force 31 (15) Rebels 32 (26)
Tries - N. Nalaga, B. McCalman, A.Mafi
Pen - D Harvey, B Sheehan, B. Seymour 2
Con - D Harvey 2
Cards - M.Hodgson (69th min Yellow)
Tries - C. Neville 2, G Delve, C Vuna
Pen - K Beale 2
Con - K Beale 3
Referee: Marius Jonker
Assistant Ref 1:Francisco Pastrana
Assistant Ref 2:Rohan Hoffman
TMO : George Ayoub
1 Pek Cowan,2 Nathan Charles,3 Salesi Ma’afu,4 Toby Lynn,5 Nathan Sharpe,6 Matt Hodgson,7 David Pocock,8 Ben McCalman,9 Brett Sheehan,10 Ben Seymour,11 Napolioni Nalaga,12 Rory Sidey,13 Will Tupou,14 Sam Wara,15 David Harvey
Reserves16 Salesi Manu,7 Elvis Taione,18 Phoenix Battye,19 Lachlan McCaffrey,20 Josh Holmes,21 Winston Stanley,22 Alfie Mafi
1. Nic Henderson, 2. Ged Robinson, 3. Rodney Blake, 4. Cadeyrn Neville, 5. Hugh Pyle (VC), 6. Tim Davidson, 7. Michael Lipman, 8. Gareth Delve (C), 9. Nick Phipps, 10. Kurtley Beale, 11. Cooper Vuna, 12. Lachlan Mitchell, 13. Mitch Inman, 14. Mark Gerrard, 15. Julian Huxley
Replacements: 16. Adam Freier, 17. Jono Owen, 18. Al Campbell, 19. Hugh Perrett, 20. Nic Stirzaker, 21. Stirling Mortlock, 22. James Hilgendorf