Force win dour Brisbane derby
Garrin Lambley - Sport24 Editor
Cape Town - The Force have beaten the Reds in a forgettable Australian Super Rugby Conference clash in Brisbane on Saturday.VIDEO: Reds v Force highlights
The Force won 19-12 after leading 13-12 at half-time.
The Force scored the only try of the match through wing Alfie Mafi, while flyhalf Sias Ebersohn was on target with the conversion as well as four penalties.
The Reds replied with four penalties by pivot Quade Cooper.
The Force picked up four points for their victory, while the Reds had to be content with a single point for losing by seven or fewer points.
In next weekend's Round 6
action, the Force host the Cheetahs in Perth while the Reds welcome the Bulls to Brisbane.Teams:Reds:
15 Jono Lance, 14 Luke Morahan, 13 Mike Harris, 12 Ben Tapuai, 11
Chris Feauai-Sautia, 10 Quade Cooper, 9 Will Genia, 8 Jake Schatz, 7
Liam Gill, 6 Ed Quirk, 5 Ed O'Donoghue, 4 Rob Simmons, 3 James Slipper, 2
Saia Faingaa, 1 Greg Holmes
Substitutes: 16 James Hanson, 17
Albert Anae, 18 Adam Wallace-Harrison, 19 Jarrad Butler, 20 Nick Frisby, 21 Aidan Toua, 22 Dominic ShipperleyForce:
15 Will Tupou, 14
Pat Dellit, 13 Winston Stanley, 12 Kyle Godwin, 11 Alfi Mafi, 10 Sias
Ebersohn, 9 Alby Mathewson; 8 Richard Brown, 7 Chris Alcock, 6 Angus
Cottrell, 5 Hugh McMeniman, 4 Toby Lynn, 3 Salesi Ma'afu, 2 Nathan
Charles, 1 Pek Cowan (captain)
Substitutes: 16 Heath Tessmann, 17
Tetera Faulkner, 18 Phoenix Battye, 19 Ben McCalman, 20 Mick Snowden,
21 Junior Rasolea, 22 Jayden Hayward