British and Irish Lions tour , 23 June 2009
Emerging Springboks (3) 13 - 13 (10) British and Irish Lions (FT)

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Summary

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The Lions enter the field and form a circle. The Emerging Boks - emerge from the changing room and get a good cheer from the home fans. This ain't going to be easy for the tourists. Alain Roland from Ireland is the ref. O'Gara kicks off.

1

The Boks get it but mess up and the Lions move the ball wide right. D'Arcy takes is on but is forced in to touch - Five metres out from the Boks tryline.

2

Boks win it and box kick - ball in touch. Lions throw on 22. Messy and Ellis tidys up and the forwards drive it on. Recycle. Still the Lions.

3

Not making any headway - across field, but the Lions get a penalty in front of the posts.

4

O'Gara going for the posts - and he has kicked well on tour - and the Munster man after that big build up fails to score. Really bad miss.

5

Long drop out. Earls counters down the centre - ball right and the Lions get another penalty.

6

O'Gara down the left hand touch - tremendous kick to five metres from Boks line. The forwards take in on after throw. Recycle - five metres out.

7

Lions lose ball - ball nearly charged down and the ball nearly falls well for Bok but no. Ball kicked long. Lions counter - Shane Williams does well and the Luke Fitzgerald takes it on down the centre and the Lions get another penalty in front of the posts.

8 0 - 3

O'Gara 12 metres out and he scores - phew! Boks go right and deep. Fitzgerald kicks to touch. he is not a great kicker.

9

Boks keep it near the forwards after throw - ball wide left. Recycle. Back infield through the forwards. Lions up quickly.

10

Kick behind backs and Keith Earls is forced in to touch three metes from the tryline.

11

The Lions in quickly after throw to stop start of rolling maul. Ball left and down centre - near posts. Penalty to the Lions. O'Gara to left hand touch still inside the Lions half.

12

Hines win ball at front of throw and Ellis big box kick. Boks gather and kick. Andy Powell counter near Lions 10 metres line.

13

Back to O'Gara - long kick too long - drop out.

14 0 - 8

TRY Kicking duel going on. Boks counter and mess up and the Lions attack through Flutey. The centre makes good yards - recycle - ball infield - and ball on to Earls from 10 metres out and scores near posts.

15 0 - 10

O'Gara converts. Powell drops restart but back wards. Ball cleared.

16

Boks counter through the forwards - inside the Lions 22 - turned over - Lions counter - knock on - scrum to Boks.

17

Lions much heavier in the pack. Looked like a feed to me - but the ref does nothing - why don't refs do something about it. Penalty to the Boks at the scrum. Payne in trouble.

18

Rain/hale hammering down. Kick missed by Earl Rose - not surprising really.

19

Knock on Lions scrum.

20

Rain really coming down.

21

Freekick at the scrum for the Lions. O'Gara high kick - mark called.

22

Lions gather and Powell drives it on. Ball right and Flutey again takes it on.

23

O'Gara kick to touch down the right hand side on the Boks 10 metres line.

24

Box kick after throw. Shane Williams with ball in to touch near Lions 22.

25

Lions get the ball after scrum and O'Gara kicks to touch again.

26

Forward pass by Boks on half way line.

27

Ball right after scrum - chip - Boks gather - penalty to home side.

28

Ball to touch by Rose. Boks win lineout and long pass - knock on. Scrum. Penalty to the Lions.

29

O'Gara to touch down the right hand side midway in Boks half. Ellis through after throw - slips and pops ball for Hines - knock on - Boks gather and kick.

30

Lions counter - up to Boks 22 - Boks get it and counter.

31

Scrum to Lions near Boks 22. Pick up at base and go right.

32

Powell forced in to touch. Throw and box kick by Boks in to touch - down their left.

33

Boks with ball wide right. Penalty to the Lions. Tap and go - ball wide right - good pace to attack. Back infield.

34

Penalty to Boks. They move the ball wide left - space for the Boks. Good tackle by Earls.

35

Scrum to Lions. Ellis makes a mistake at the base - Boks away and then get a penalty.

36 3 - 10

Rose scores.

37

Boks get restart and box kick - knock on by Earls. scrum.

38

Ball right - kick down line - Earls does well but risky and runs and clears well deep in his own 22.

39

Boks counter - attack down centre. Grubber cross - space - but ball slips in to touch. Hines win lineout and Ellis box kick to touch.

40

Boks win lineout and attack down centre - knock on. Half time.

 

Rain appears to have eased off a lot. Boks going right to left. Rose on to the 22. Ellis knocks ball backwards and O'Gara kicks. Boks counter - inside Lions 22.

40

Rose tries a drop kick - but misses well wide.

41

Boks get drop out. Ball moved wide left.

42

Knock on. Good scrum by Lions - Ellis picks up and goes left - cross kick to touch midway in Boks half.

43

Boks box kick after their throw - Boks in to touch.

44

Lions drive it on through the forwards - O'Gara cross kick to touch.

45

Hook on for O'Gara. The Boks mess up their lineout and O'Callaghan hacks on but is beaten to the touch down.

46

Boks kick long at drop out. Knock on. Scrum to the home side. Boks drive it on in the forwards after scrum.

47

Box kick and the LIons are under pressure 5 metres out - ball loose. Scrum to Boks five metres out.

48

Ball down the centre after the scrum and Flutey makes a huge tackle. Ball left - penalty to the Boks. Bit of handbag stuff.

49 6 - 10

Penalty in front of the posts. Rose scores.

50

Boks gather the restart. Box kick. Penalty to the Lions near their left hand touch.

51

Hines wins it at the front. Lions drive it on. ball o ground. recycle. Still with the forwards.

52

Still with the Lions fowards. Tackles coming in - Boks nick the ball and burst out wide left - but a forward pass.

53

Rain coming down again. Scrum to Lions. Good scrum by Lions. Ball left. Boks nick ball again.

54

Kick and Earls gathers at full back. He slices kick in to touch. Midway in Lions half. Box kick after throw. Shane Williams calls mark. Williams then goes and kicks well to touch near half way line.

55

Kick duel going on. Ball to touch by Boks just outside Lions 22.

56

Box kick after Lions throw - Boks mess up - scrum to Lions.

57

Powell picks up at the base and goes infield. Kick goes nowhere. Lions regather. Hook counters - knock on.

58

Boks go right after scrum - kick down line. Both teams kick. Boks high and the Lions gather. Kick again and Hook kicks too long and ball goes dead. Ball all the way back deep inside the Lions half.

59

Boks go right at the scrum.

60

Penalty to the Boks.

61

Rose misses kick. Long kick by Hook and Boks kicks back. Earls puts in a good kick to touch.

62

Lions get the ball after throw. Ball moved wide left - Shane Williams grubber to touch - five metres from Boks tryline.

63

Boks clear to touch.

64

Boks scrum inside the Boks half.

65

Box kick - Ellis does well to gather.

66

Hook puts in great kick in to corner. Boks clear after throw.

67

Boks kick straight in to touch.

68

Boks nick the lineout and high kick - Ugo Monye calls mark and kicks long.

69

Boks counter. Kick - Lions counter but lose the ball in a maul - scrum to Boks. Freekick to Boks.

70

Ball to touch inside Lions 22 - Lions win their throw. Kick -. Boks kick back but in to touch.

71

Throw too long at throw and Boks hack on. Lions gather.

72

Ball right and Monye makes good yards. Ball left D'Arcy knocks on.

73

Scrum to Boks.

74

Ball right after scrum. Boks up to half way.

75

Kick. Earls gathers and kicks really well to touch. Seven metres from Boks tryline.

76 6 - 13

Penalty to the Lions at the scrum. Hook going for the posts.

77

James Hook does well and scores.

78

Lions gather the restart. Hook kicks long. Boks counter and up to half way. Ball right - Lions tackling.

79 11 - 13

Boks penalty. Ball to touch down left. Five metres out.

80

TRY Ball to back of throw. Ball moved wide right after a number of recycles. Winger Danwel Demas scores in the corner. Willem de Waal going for the posts and he scores - a great kick to draw the match.

80+1 13 - 13

The ref ends the match for the Emerging Boks to score a creditable draw - and deserved.

Timeline

Time Emerging Springboks  Score  British and Irish Lions
0 start of first half start of first half
8 0 - 3 O'Gara - penalty goal
14 0 - 8 Earls - try
15 0 - 10 O'Gara - conversion
36 Rose - penalty goal 3 - 10
40 end of first half end of first half
40 start of second half start of second half
45 O'Gara - sub off
Hook - sub on
49 Rose - penalty goal 6 - 10
53 van Rensburg - sub off
Liebenberg - sub on
Maku - sub off
de Waal - sub on
56 Hines - sub off
Shaw - sub on
63 Botes - sub on
Vermaak - sub off
Sykes - sub off
Deysel - sub off
van der Merwe - sub on
Adams - sub on
Cilliers - sub on
du Preez - sub off
64 Fitzgerald - sub off
Monye - sub on
66 Hayes - sub off
Vickery - sub on
68 Wallace - sub on
Powell - sub off
72 Demas - sub on
Basson - sub off
74 Ford - sub off
Mears - sub on
76 6 - 13 Hook - penalty goal
79 Demas - try 11 - 13
80+1 de Waal - conversion
end of second half
end of half
13 - 13 end of second half
end of half
0
81 de Waal - conversion 13 - 13

Notes

 
Result Match drawn

Teams

Emerging Springboks British and Irish Lions
Tries Demas (79) Tries Earls (14)
Cons de Waal (80) Cons O'Gara (15)
Pens Rose (36, 49) Pens O'Gara (8), Hook (76)

Match stats

Emerging Springboks   British and Irish Lions
1 Tries 1
1 from 1 Conversion goals 1 from 1
2 from 4 Penalty goals 2 from 3
60.0% Kick at goal success 75.0%
0 (1 missed) Dropped goals 0
Kick/pass/run
46 Kicks from hand 41
90 Passes 79
76 Runs 75
351 Metres run with ball 364
Attacking
3 Clean breaks 4
6 Defenders beaten 10
0 Offloads 3
67 from 74 (90.5%) Rucks won 55 from 63 (87.3%)
6 from 6 (100.0%) Mauls won 6 from 6 (100.0%)
19 Turnovers conceded 21
Defensive
95/10 Tackles made/missed 101/6
90.5% Tackling success rate 94.4%
Set pieces
9 won, 1 lost (90.0%) Scrums on own feed 9 won, 0 lost (100.0%)
18 won, 1 lost (94.7%) Lineouts on own throw 10 won, 3 lost (76.9%)
Discipline
8 Penalties conceded 10
0/0 Yellow/red cards 0/0

E SA stats

Pos   T/A Pts K/P/R MR CB DB OL TO Tack LO Pen Y/R
FB Kirchner 0/0 0 5/0/5 24 0 1 0 0 1/0 0/0 0 0/0
W Vulindlu 0/0 0 0/2/1 20 1 0 0 1 5/0 0/0 1 0/0
C van Rensburg 0/0 0 0/1/2 8 0 0 0 3 4/1 0/0 0 0/0
C Newman 0/0 0 1/1/5 22 0 0 0 3 6/2 0/0 0 0/0
W Basson 0/0 0 0/1/4 31 0 0 0 3 3/0 0/0 0 0/0
FH Rose 0/0 6 10/12/7 20 0 1 0 2 5/1 0/0 0 0/0
SH Vermaak 0/0 0 12/41/1 25 1 0 0 1 2/0 0/0 0 0/0
P du Preez 0/0 0 0/0/4 1 0 0 0 1 6/0 0/0 2 0/0
H Maku 0/0 0 0/0/4 4 0 0 0 0 3/0 0/0 1 0/0
P Kruger 0/0 0 0/0/2 8 0 0 0 0 9/0 0/0 1 0/0
L Sykes 0/0 0 0/0/1 0 0 0 0 0 4/1 6/1 0 0/0
L Steenkamp 0/0 0 0/0/5 11 0 0 0 0 6/1 6/0 0 0/0
F Potgieter 0/0 0 0/3/8 18 0 0 0 1 11/1 3/0 0 0/0
F Deysel 0/0 0 0/0/9 36 0 2 0 2 7/0 1/0 1 0/0
N8 Vermeulen 0/0 0 1/8/7 37 0 1 0 2 11/0 1/0 1 0/0
(R) Liebenberg 0/0 0 0/0/2 21 0 1 0 0 1/0 0/0 0 0/0
(R) Cilliers 0/0 0 0/0/1 4 0 0 0 0 3/0 0/0 1 0/0
(R) van der Merwe 0/0 0 0/0/1 6 0 0 0 0 2/0 0/1 0 0/0
(R) Botes 0/0 0 0/1/1 8 0 0 0 0 3/0 0/0 0 0/0
(R) Adams 0/0 0 4/15/1 15 0 0 0 0 0/1 0/0 0 0/0
(R) de Waal 0/1 2 10/5/2 16 0 0 0 0 3/2 0/1 0 0/0
(R) Demas 1/0 5 0/0/3 16 1 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0 0/0
Key T/A Tries / Try Assists Pts Points scored
K/P/R Kick / Pass / Run MR Metres Run with ball
CB Clean Breaks DB Defenders Beaten OL OffLoads TO TurnOvers
Tack Tackles made / missed LO LineOuts won on throw / stolen on opp throw
Pen Penalties conceded Y/R Yellow / Red cards

Lions stats

Pos   T/A Pts K/P/R MR CB DB OL TO Tack LO Pen Y/R
FB Earls 1/0 5 9/1/7 65 1 1 0 3 0/0 0/0 0 0/0
W SM Williams 0/0 0 3/2/4 33 1 2 0 3 5/0 0/0 0 0/0
C Flutey 0/0 0 0/4/7 53 0 1 0 3 7/0 0/0 2 0/0
C D'Arcy 0/0 0 0/2/5 24 0 2 0 3 7/0 0/0 0 0/0
W Fitzgerald 0/0 0 1/3/3 20 1 2 0 0 5/1 0/0 0 0/0
FH O'Gara 0/0 5 9/7/3 22 0 0 0 0 4/2 0/0 0 0/0
SH Ellis 0/0 0 6/40/4 30 1 1 0 2 4/0 0/0 0 0/0
P Payne 0/0 0 0/1/2 5 0 0 0 0 6/1 0/0 1 0/0
H Ford 0/0 0 0/0/7 8 0 0 1 0 5/0 0/0 0 0/0
P Hayes 0/0 0 0/0/0 0 0 0 0 0 1/1 0/0 0 0/0
L O'Callaghan 0/0 0 1/1/3 3 0 0 0 0 12/0 2/0 1 0/0
L Hines 0/0 0 0/1/2 0 0 0 1 1 5/0 4/0 0 0/0
F Worsley 0/0 0 0/1/6 10 0 0 0 0 16/0 2/0 0 0/0
F ME Williams 0/0 0 0/6/5 10 0 0 0 2 9/0 0/0 1 0/0
N8 Powell 0/0 0 0/2/9 39 0 0 0 2 3/0 0/0 2 0/0
(R) Mears 0/0 0 0/0/0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0 0/0
(R) Vickery 0/0 0 0/1/0 0 0 0 0 0 4/0 0/0 0 0/0
(R) Shaw 0/0 0 0/1/0 0 0 0 0 0 3/0 0/1 0 0/0
(R) Wallace 0/0 0 0/0/1 5 0 0 0 0 1/0 1/0 0 0/0
(R) Hook 0/0 3 8/6/5 22 0 0 1 2 3/1 0/0 0 0/0
(R) Monye 0/0 0 1/0/2 15 0 1 0 0 1/0 0/0 0 0/0
Key T/A Tries / Try Assists Pts Points scored
K/P/R Kick / Pass / Run MR Metres Run with ball
CB Clean Breaks DB Defenders Beaten OL OffLoads TO TurnOvers
Tack Tackles made / missed LO LineOuts won on throw / stolen on opp throw
Pen Penalties conceded Y/R Yellow / Red cards

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