Rebels too strong for Force

    2015-03-13 14:43

    Cape Town - The Rebels have beaten the Force in their Australian derby Vodacom Super Rugby clash in Perth on Friday.

    The Rebels won 21-17 after leading 15-7 at half-time.

    As it happened: Force v Rebels

    The Rebels scored two tries through fullback Mike Harris and wing Dom Shipperley. Harris was also on target with a conversion and three penalties for a personal haul of 16 points.

    The Force replied with tries by scrumhalf Alby Mathewson and prop Tetera Faulkner. Fullback Luke Burton added both conversions and a penalty.

    The Rebels picked up four points for their victory and moved to second spot in the Australian Conference and sixth in the Overall log.

    The Force picked up a point for losing by seven or fewer points, but stayed fourth in the Australian Conference. They did however move to 11th in the Overall standings.

    In next weekend's Round 6 action, the Rebels host the Lions in Melbourne (Friday, March 20 at 10:40), while the Force travel to Loftus Versfeld to play the Bulls (Saturday, March 21 at 17:05).



    15 Luke Burton, 14 Marcel Brache, 13 Kyle Godwin, 12 Solomoni Jnr Rasolea,11 Nick Cummins, 10 Zack Holmes, 9 Alby Mathewson, 8 Ben McCalman, 7 Chris Alcock, 6 Brynard Stander, 5 Steve Mafi, 4 Sam Wykes (captain), 3 Tetera Faulkner, 2 Nathan Charles, 1 Pekahou Cowan

    Substitutes: 16 Heath Tessmann, 17 Chris Heiberg, 18 Oliver Hoskins, 19 Adam Coleman, 20 Kane Koteka, 21 Ian Prior, 22 Sias Ebersohn, 23 Mitchell Scott


    15 Mike Harris, 14 Dom Shipperley, 13 Tamati Ellison, 12 Mitch Inman, 11 Tom English, 10 Jack Debreczeni, 9 Nic Stirzaker, 8 Scott Higginbotham (captain), Scott Fuglistaller, 6 Sean McMahon, 5 Lopeti Timani, 4 Luke Jones, 3 Laurie Weeks, 2 Pat Leafa, 1 Toby Smith

    Substitutes: 16 Tom Sexton, 17 Cruze Ah-Nau, 18 Paul Alo-Emile, 19 Steve Cummins, 20 Colby Fainga'a, 21 Luke Burgess, 22 Bryce Hegarty, 23 Sefanaia Naivalu

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