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Crusaders beat the Force in Christchurch

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Article Published: Saturday 14 July 2012






In the last two matches between these two sides, the Force and Crusaders have won a game a piece.

Match details

We are waiting for the kick-off.
 
0.00: Dan Carter gets proceedings under way as he kicks off for the home side.
 
1.00: The Crusaders gain momentum early on as they work through phases and generate quick ball inside opposition territory. Israel Dagg makes a break for the corner and gets over the line. The TMO awards the try.
 
3.00: Carter adds the extras with a successful conversion.
 
5.00: The Crusaders are penalised at the breakdown inside opposition territory. Seymour kicks for touch.
 
8.00: The home side string together phases as they work their way inside the Force 22. The opposition defence stands firm but the Crusaders get within 10m of the line. The visitors affect a turnover, however, and run the ball up field.
 
9.00: The Crusaders earn a penalty at the breakdown on half way. Carter makes a rare error and the Force will feed a scrum on the 50m line.
 
10.00: The home side get within 5m of the line after a strong break by Carter. The Force affect a steal and are able to get out of jail.
 
11.00: Dagg is penalised at the breakdown inside opposition territory. The visitors kick for touch.
 
15.00: Sean Maitland is able to get over the line for the Crusaders' second try.
 
16.00: Carter is unable to convert the try.
 
21.00: The Crusaders are penalised for off-side on half way. Seymour kicks for touch.
 
23.00: Matt Todd is penalised at the breakdown. The visitors kick for touch from just inside oppsoition territory.
 
25.00: The Force earn a penalty inside the opposition 22. Seymour will line up a kick at goal from 15m out.
 
26.00: Seymour slots the kick, reducing the deficit.
 
28.00: The Crusaders get within 5m of the line after a strong break by Adam Whitelock. The Force are penalised for hands in the ruck and Carter will line up a kick at goal from 25m out.
 
29.00: Carter slots the kick, extending the Crusaders' lead.
 
32.00: Carter makes a solid break and kicks into space. Guildford applies pressure on the Force defenders but the Crusaders commit numbers at the breakdown just 5m out.
 
34.00: Andy Ellis dots down for the Crusaders' third try.
 
35.00: Carter adds the extras with a successful conversion.
 
36.00: The Crusaders gain momentum off the back of the restart after a classy run from Dagg. The home team are camped inside the visitors' 22 and Matt Todd is able to cross over for the Crusaders' bonus point try.
 
38.00: Carter converts the try.
 
39.00: The Force are penalised for not releasing and Carter will line up a kick at goal from directly in front of the uprights.
 
40.00: Carter slots the kick.
 
The half time score was Crusaders 32 Force 3.
 
40.00: Seymour gets the second half under way as he kicks off for the visitors.
 
44.00: The Force feed a scrum just 5m from their own line. They concede a penalty for illegal binding and the Crusaders kick for the corner. 
 
46.00: The Crusaders affect a turnover inside the opposition 22. They are awarded a scrum feed but are penalised and the Force opt to take it quickly.
 
48.00: The Force concede a penalty and Tom Taylor will have a kick at goal from 25m out.
 
49.00: Taylor slots the kick, extending the Crusaders' lead.
 
52.00: The Force get within 5m of the line after a strong passage of play. They string together phases and Kyle Godwin is able to dot down in the corner for the Force's first try.
 
53.00: Brett Sheehan converts the try.
 
56.00: The Crusaders get within 20m of the try line but they are penalised for off-side.
 
59.00: The Force are camped on the Crusaders' line. They string together several phases and Alfi Mafi crosses over next to the posts.
 
61.00: Sheehan slots the conversion.
 
63.00: The Force concede a penalty inside their own 22. Taylor will have a kick at posts.
 
64.00: Taylor bangs over the kick.
 
66.00: Taylor makes a strong break and gets the Crusaders within 5m of the line. Guildford pops a pass out wide but it is ruled forward.
 
71.00: The Force get within 5m of the line but the home side are able to affect a turnover and run almost the length of the field. A stray pass to Maitland rolls forward and the Force will feed a scrum on their own 22m line.
 
73.00: The Crusaders are penalised for playing the man in the air and the visitors opt to kick for the corner.
 
74.00: George Whitelock is carded for a repeated offence at the breakdown.
 
75.00: The Crusaders are penalised for a high tackle inside their own 22. Nalaga takes it quickly and is able to get over the line but the referee rules the ball has been held up.
 
76.00: Josh Holmes dots down for the Force's third try.
 
77.00: Goodwin converts the try.
 
The final score is Crusaders 38 Force 24.

Scorers

Crusaders
Tries - I. Dagg, S. Maitland, A. Ellis, M. Todd
Pen - D. Carter 2, T. Taylor 2
Con - D. Carter 3
Drop -
Cards - G. Whitelock (yellow)

Force
Tries - K. Godwin, A. Mafi, J. Holmes
Pen - B. Seymour
Con - B. Sheehan, B. Seymour, K. Goodwin
Drop -
Cards -

Match Officials
Referee:
Glen Jackson
Assistant Ref 1:Keith Brown
Assistant Ref 2: Kane McBride
TMO: Vinny Munro

Teams

Crusaders

1. Ben Franks, 2. Corey Flynn, 3. Owen Franks, 4. Luke Romano, 5. Tom Donnelly, 6. George Whitelock, 7. Matt Todd, 8. Richie McCaw (c), 9. Andy Ellis, 10. Dan Carter (vc), 11. Zac Guildford, 12. Ryan Crotty, 13. Adam Whitelock, 14. Sean Maitland, 15. Israel Dagg.

Replacements: 16. Quentin MacDonald , 17. Wyatt Crockett , 18. Samuel Whitelock, 19. Luke Whitelock, 20. Willi Heinz, 21. Tom Taylor, 22. Robbie Fruean

Western Force

1. Tetera Faulkner, 2. Nathan Charles, 3. Salesi Manu, 4. Toby Lynn, 5. Nathan Sharpe (c), 6. Richard Brown, 7. Angus Cottrell, 8. Lachlan McCaffrey, 9. Brett Sheehan, 10. Ben Seymour, 11. Napolioni Nalaga, 12. Rory Sidey, 13. Patrick Dellit, 14. Nick Cummins, 15. Alfie Mafi.

Reserves: 16. Ben Whittaker, 17. Ruan Smith, 18. Pek Cowan, 19. Ollie Atkins, 20. Josh Holmes, 21. Kyle Godwin, 22. Will Tupou.

 
 
 
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