Reds snatch last-gap victory

2012-02-25 12:25

Cape Town - The Reds have beaten the Waratahs in their all-Australian Conference Round 1 Super Rugby match in Sydney on Saturday.

The Reds won 25-21 after leading 12-8 at half-time.

The Reds scored an injury time match-winning try through wing Dom Shipperley, while flyhalf Mike Harris kicked the conversion and six penalties.

The Waratahs replied with two tries through scrumhalf Sarel Pretorius and No 8 Wycliff Palu. Flyhalf Daniel Halangahu was on target with a conversion and three penalties.

In next weekend's Round 2 action, the Waratahs travel to Melbourne to face the Rebels, while the Reds host the Force in Brisbane.



15 Adam Ashley-Cooper, 14 Tom Kingston, 13 Rob Horne, 12 Tom Carter, 11 Brackin Karauria-Henry, 10 Daniel Halangahu (captain), 9 Sarel Pretorius, 8 Wycliff Palu, 7 Chris Alcock, 6 Dave Dennis, 5 Dean Mumm, 4 Kane Douglas, 3 Sekope Kepu, 2 Tatafu Polota-Nau, 1 Benn Robinson

Substitutes: 16 Damien Fitzpatrick, 17 Paddy Ryan, 18 Lopeti Timani, 19 Jono Jenkins, 20 Brendan McKibbin, 21 Bernard Foley, 22 Nathan Trist

15 Luke Morahan, 14 Dom Shipperley, 13 Anthony Faingaa, 12 Ben Tapuai, 11 Digby Ioane, 10 Mike Harris, 9 Will Genia, 8 Jake Schatz, 7 Beau Robinson, 6 Scott Higginbotham, 5 James Horwill (captain), 4 Rob Simmons, 3 James Slipper, 2 James Hanson, 1 Ben Daley

Substitutes: 16 Albert Anae, 17 Greg Holmes, 18 Van Humphries, 19 Radike Samo, 20 Liam Gill, 21 Ben Lucas, 22 Jono Lance


  • rodney.holden1 - 2012-02-25 13:06

    my god the reffs boss mr paddy wanker o;brien came out and said that aussie reffs are not up to supper 15 standard well can somone tell me how the god damb is jaco pepper up to supper 15 standard hes a idiot period if i could have got close to him i would of ringed his pathetic kneck

      Bootman - 2012-02-25 13:28

      Rodney you seem a bit uneducated. You should go to school my china.

  • rodney.holden1 - 2012-02-25 13:09

    he screwed the tahs i hope he gets fired irb should sack the bok reff and send him home in shame but the irb will do nothing about it because like paddy o;brien there as rasist as him

      Bootman - 2012-02-25 15:07

      ........and please dont get me wrong. When I say school, I mean primary school.

  • Etienne - 2012-02-25 16:07

    another pick misses......................................come on man

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