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Reds v Western Force

The Queensland Reds were ruthless in their 59 -13 defeat of the Western Force in Round 14 of Super Rugby Pacific at Suncorp Stadium.


Tim Ryan's second hat-trick of the year, and two tries to Fraser McReight led the try scoring in a 9 tries to 1 win.



QUEENSLAND REDS 59 (Tries:  Tim Ryan 3, Fraser McReight 2, Seru Uru, Jock Campbell, Matt Faessler, Josh Nasser ; Conv: Tom Lynagh 3, James O’Connor ; Pens: Tom Lynagh 2 ) defeated WESTERN FORCE 13 (Try: Bayley Kuenzle ; Conv: Bayley Kuenzle; Pens: Ben Donaldson 2 )

 

Half-time: Reds 25-Force 6

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Teams


Reds: Alex Hodgman, Matt Faessler, Jeffrey Toomaga-Allen, Seru Uru, Ryan Smith, Liam Wright (co-c), Fraser McReight, John Bryant, Tate McDermott (co-c), Tom Lynagh, Mac Grealy, Hunter Paisami, Josh Flook, Tim Ryan, Jock Campbell


Reserves: Josh Nasser, Sef Fa'agase, Zane Nonggor, Connor Vest, Joe Brial, Kalani Thomas, James O'Connor, Taj Annan


Force: Harry Hoopert, Tom Horton, Santiago Medrano, Jeremy Williams (c), Izack Rodda, Will Harris, Carlo Tizzano, Reed Prinsep, Nic White, Ben Donaldson, Ronan Leahy, Hamish Stewart, Bayley Kuenzle, George Poolman, Kurtley Beale


Reserves: Feleti Kaitu’u, Marley Pearce, Tiaan Tauakipulu, Lopeti Faifua, Michael Wells, Issak Fines-Leleiwasa, Sam Spink, Chase Tiatia


Referee: Damon Murphy


Assistant Referees: Jorday Way, Jeremy Markey



Commentary


0 We are underway as the referee blows their whistle.

2 Ben Donaldson has kicked a penalty goal.

4 The defensive line has been broken as Mac Grealy goes through the gap.

4 That's a great try assist by Tate McDermott.

4 The kick through from Queensland Reds has allowed Tim Ryan to touch down.

6 Tom Lynagh has hooked the conversion to the left of the posts.

9 A gap opened in the defence and Fraser McReight took full advantage.

13 A gap opened in the defence and Hunter Paisami took full advantage.

16 A gap opened in the defence and Mac Grealy took full advantage.

16 Mac Grealy sets up the try.

16 A series of passes by Queensland Reds results in a try for Jock Campbell

17 Tom Lynagh converts the try.

20 Ben Donaldson adds the points for Western Force.

22 Tom Lynagh adds the points for Queensland Reds.

26 The touch judges raise their flags as Tom Lynagh kicks the penalty goal.

28 Ben Donaldson takes the penalty but the ball didn't come round, staying right of the posts.

31 Trouble here as Alex Hodgman breaches the defence.

36 The pick and go results in a try for Queensland Reds as Seru Uru goes over.

38 Tom Lynagh does the business as their conversion attempt goes over.

40 The half-time whistle blows and both teams head for the dressing rooms.

40 The second half kicks off.

42 Jock Campbell played a key part in that try.

43 Tim Ryan makes the break as the defence re-enacts the parting of the red sea.

43 Slick passing by Queensland Reds leads to a try for Tim Ryan.

44 Queensland Reds go for goal with Tom Lynagh taking the conversion but their aim is not up to scratch as the ball slides to the left of the post.

44 Western Force make a substitution with Ronan Leahy coming off.

44 Western Force make a substitution with Chase Tiatia coming on.

44 Western Force make a substitution with Santiago Medrano coming off.

44 Western Force make a substitution with Tiaan Tauakipulu coming on.

47 Western Force decide to make a substitution, with Tom Horton being replaced.

47 Western Force decide to make a substitution, with Feleti Kaitu'u getting some game time.

49 Western Force decide to make a substitution, with Will Harris being replaced.

49 Western Force decide to make a substitution, with Michael Wells getting some game time.

49 Western Force decide to make a substitution, with Nic White being replaced.

49 Western Force decide to make a substitution, with Issak Fines-Leleiwasa getting some game time.

49 The defence are desperately trying to hold out here but it was to no avail as Matt Faessler dots the ball down from close range.

51 Tom Lynagh hits the left post with the conversion, failing to add the two points.

53 Harry Hoopert comes off.

53 Marley Pearce comes on.

53 Jeff Toomaga-Allen comes off.

53 Zane Nonggorr comes on.

53 Alex Hodgman comes off.

53 Sef Fa'agase comes on.

56 Seru Uru leaves the field.

56 Connor Vest comes on for Queensland Reds.

56 Reed Prinsep (Western Force) is shown a yellow card

58 Liam Wright played a key part in that try.

58 Queensland Reds are only a few metres out, surely they must score! And they do with Fraser McReight touching down.

60 The Queensland Reds supporters go wild as Tom Lynagh successfully kicks the conversion.

62 Tate McDermott departs for Queensland Reds.

62 Queensland Reds sub Kalani Thomas comes onto the field.

62 Tom Lynagh departs for Queensland Reds.

62 Queensland Reds sub James O'Connor comes onto the field.

63 The defensive line has been broken as Josh Flook goes through the gap.

63 Spellbinding play by Josh Flook is finished off with a try.

63 Great hands by Queensland Reds leads to a try for Fraser McReight

64 James O'Connor curls the ball too far, missing the posts to the left.

64 Liam Wright departs for Queensland Reds.

64 Queensland Reds sub Joe Brial comes onto the field.

66 Queensland Reds make a substitution with Josh Flook coming off.

66 Queensland Reds make a substitution with Taj Annan coming on.

68 Queensland Reds make a substitution with Jock Campbell coming off.

68 Queensland Reds make a substitution with Josh Flook coming on.

68 Western Force make a substitution with Izack Rodda coming off.

68 Western Force make a substitution with Lopeti Faifua coming on.

69 Queensland Reds make a substitution with Matt Faessler coming off.

69 Queensland Reds make a substitution with Josh Nasser coming on.

70 Nobody could stop that maul! Josh Nasser places the ball down for the try.

71 James O'Connor curls the ball too far, missing the posts to the right.

72 Hamish Stewart (Western Force) is shown a yellow card

72 Western Force decide to make a substitution, with Kurtley Beale being replaced.

72 Western Force decide to make a substitution, with Sam Spink getting some game time.

73 James O'Connor played a key part in that try.

73 A gap opened in the defence and Tim Ryan took full advantage.

73 A series of passes by Queensland Reds results in a try for Tim Ryan

74 James O'Connor has kicked a conversion.

77 This is dangerous for the defence as Chase Tiatia bursts through to advance the Western Force attack.

77 Spellbinding play by Chase Tiatia is finished off with a try.

77 A wonderful passing move by Western Force is finished off by Bayley Kuenzle

78 Bayley Kuenzle has kicked a conversion.

78 Josh Flook comes off.

78 Jock Campbell comes on.

80 It's all over! The referee has blown their whistle to end the game.



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