Tokyo – Flyhalf Hamish Stewart kicked a last-minute penalty goal to give the Reds a 34-31 win Saturday over the Sunwolves for the
Australian side’s first win of the Super Rugby season.
The Reds overcame a 16-point deficit at half-time thanks to three tries in 10 minutes and four in the second half.
Brandon Paenga-Amosa scored two of the Reds tries.
the match at Chichibunomiya Rugby Stadium in Tokyo, players from both
teams linked arms in a circle for a silent tribute to the 49 victims of
the Christchurch, New Zealand mosque shootings on Friday.
In next weekend’s action, the Sunwolves host the Lions in Tokyo (Saturday, March 23), while the Reds entertain the Brumbies in Brisbane (Sunday, March 24).
More to follow…
Tries: Jamie Booth, Rahboni Warren Vosayaco, Dan Pryor
Conversions: Hayden Parker (4)
Tries: Liam Wright, Brandon Paenga-Amosa (2), Harry Hoopert, Tate McDermott
Conversions: Hamish Stewart (3)
15 Jason Emery, 14 Gerhard van den Heever, 13 Sione Teaupa, 12 Michael Little, 11 Hosea Saumaki, 10 Hayden Parker, 9 Jamie Booth, 8 Rahboni Warren Vosayaco, 7 Dan Pryor, 6 Ben Gunter, 5 Tom Rowe, 4 Uwe Helu, 3 Hiroshi Yamashita, 2 Atsushi Sakate, 1 Pauliasi Manu
Substitutes: 16 Jaba Bregvadze, 17 Sam Prattley, 18 Asaeli Valu, 19 James Moore, 20 Amanaki Mafi, 21 Keisuke Uchida, 22 Rikiya Matsuda, 23 Semisi Masirewa
15 Hamish Stewart, 14 Chris Feauai-Sautia, 13 Samu Kerevi (captain), 12 Duncan Paia’aua, 11 Sefa Naivalu, 10 Isaac Lucas, 9 Moses Sorovi, 8 Scott Higginbotham, 7 Liam Wright, 6 Angus Scott-Young, 5 Lukhan Salakaia-Loto, 4 Harry Hockings, 3 Ruan Smith, 2 Alex Mafi, 1 JP Smith
Substitutes: 16 Brandon Paenga-Amosa, 17 Harry Hooper, 18 Feao Fotuaika, 19 Angus Blyth, 20 Caleb Timu, 21 Tate McDermott, 22 Teti Tela, 23 Filipo Daugunu