Guinness Premiership - Leicester, 4 April 2009, 17:00 local, 16:00 GMT
Leicester Tigers (17) 37 - 31 (15) Sale Sharks (FT)

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Timeline

Time Leicester Tigers  Score  Sale Sharks
0 start of first half start of first half
6 Tuilagi - try
Flood - conversion
7 - 0
7 7 - 3 Hodgson - penalty goal
9 Flood - penalty goal 10 - 3
10 10 - 8 Cueto - try
11 10 - 10 Hodgson - conversion
15 Erinle - sub on
Flood - sub off
19 Hamilton - try
Vesty - conversion
17 - 10
22 White - red card
24 Castrogiovanni - sub on
Pienaar - sub off
Erinle - sub off
Flood - sub on
38 17 - 15 Cueto - try
40 end of first half end of first half
40+1
40 start of second half start of second half
42 17 - 18 Hodgson - penalty goal
45 Flood - penalty goal 20 - 18
49 20 - 23 Briggs - try
50 20 - 25 Hodgson - conversion
53 Hipkiss - try 25 - 25
55 Schofield - sub on
Cockbain - sub off
58 Dupuy - sub on
Ellis - sub off
59 Hamilton - try 30 - 25
60 Flood - conversion 32 - 25
62 Bruno - sub off
Fearns - sub on
65 32 - 28 Hodgson - penalty goal
66 Wigglesworth - sub on
Peel - sub off
68 Ayerza - sub off
Hemingway - sub on
Tuilagi - sub on
Keil - sub off
Sheridan - sub off
Faure - sub on
70 Vesty - try 37 - 28
78 37 - 31 Hodgson - penalty goal
79 end of second half
end of half
end of second half
end of half
80
0
79
80

Notes

 
Result Leicester Tigers won by a margin of 6 points
Guinness Premiership points Leicester Tigers 5 (1 try bonus), Sale Sharks 1 (1 losing bonus)
 
Ground name Welford Road, Leicester
Attendance 17498
 
Referee W Barnes

Teams

Leicester Tigers Sale Sharks
Tries Tuilagi (6), Hamilton (19, 59), Hipkiss (53), Vesty (70) Tries Cueto (10, 38), Briggs (49)
Cons Flood (6, 60), Vesty (19) Cons Hodgson (11, 50)
Pens Flood (9, 45) Pens Hodgson (7, 42, 65, 78)

Match stats

Leicester Tigers   Sale Sharks
5 Tries 3
3 from 5 Conversion goals 2 from 3
2 from 3 Penalty goals 4 from 5
62.5% Kick at goal success 75.0%
0 (1 missed) Dropped goals 0
Kick/pass/run
17 Kicks from hand 26
127 Passes 132
118 Runs 95
527 Metres run with ball 316
Attacking
7 Clean breaks 5
16 Defenders beaten 4
12 Offloads 6
77 from 82 (93.9%) Rucks won 71 from 76 (93.4%)
3 from 3 (100.0%) Mauls won 0 from 0
16 Turnovers conceded 16
Defensive
124/4 Tackles made/missed 152/16
96.9% Tackling success rate 90.5%
Set pieces
9 won, 2 lost (81.8%) Scrums on own feed 8 won, 1 lost (88.9%)
5 won, 2 lost (71.4%) Lineouts on own throw 13 won, 4 lost (76.5%)
Discipline
14 Penalties conceded 7
0/1 Yellow/red cards 0/0

Leics stats

Pos   T/A Pts K/P/R MR CB DB OL TO Tack LO Pen Y/R
FB GEA Murphy 0/0 0 8/6/14 83 1 2 2 1 5/0 0/0 1 0/0
W Hamilton 2/0 10 0/2/10 78 1 2 3 2 3/0 0/0 2 0/0
C Hipkiss 1/0 5 0/2/17 86 1 1 1 2 8/1 0/0 1 0/0
C Vesty 1/1 7 3/7/8 46 1 2 1 2 12/0 0/0 0 0/0
W Tuilagi 0/0 0 0/0/0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0 0/0
FH Flood 0/2 10 2/31/5 27 1 1 1 1 9/1 0/0 1 0/0
SH Ellis 0/0 0 4/42/6 2 0 0 1 0 5/0 0/0 1 0/0
P Ayerza 0/0 0 0/0/3 0 0 0 2 1 6/0 0/0 1 0/0
H Chuter 0/0 0 0/0/3 10 0 0 0 0 10/1 0/0 0 0/0
P White 0/0 0 0/0/0 0 0 0 0 0 1/0 0/0 1 0/1
L Deacon 0/0 0 0/1/9 5 0 0 0 0 5/0 2/1 0 0/0
L Kay 0/0 0 0/5/4 3 0 0 0 0 12/0 0/0 1 0/0
F Croft 0/0 0 0/2/10 21 0 0 1 3 11/0 3/1 0 0/0
F Woods 0/0 0 0/0/7 27 0 0 0 0 14/0 0/1 3 0/0
N8 Pienaar 0/0 0 0/0/0 0 0 0 0 1 0/0 0/0 0 0/0
(P) Castrogiovanni 0/0 0 0/1/9 26 0 1 0 2 8/0 0/0 2 0/0
(P) Hemingway 0/0 0 0/0/0 0 0 0 0 0 2/0 0/0 0 0/0
(SH) Dupuy 0/0 0 0/23/4 16 0 1 1 0 2/0 0/0 0 0/0
(FH) Erinle 0/0 0 0/0/1 8 1 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0 0/0
(C) Tuilagi 1/1 5 0/2/8 89 1 6 2 1 3/1 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

Sale stats

Pos   T/A Pts K/P/R MR CB DB OL TO Tack LO Pen Y/R
FB Macleod 0/1 0 3/9/5 30 0 0 0 0 4/1 1/0 0 0/0
W Cueto 2/0 10 4/4/8 50 2 1 1 0 6/1 0/0 0 0/0
C Tait 0/1 0 1/4/8 26 1 1 2 1 11/1 0/0 0 0/0
C Keil 0/0 0 0/1/13 27 0 0 1 2 16/2 0/0 1 0/0
W Ripol Fortuny 0/0 0 0/2/5 47 1 1 2 2 5/1 0/0 0 0/0
FH Hodgson 0/0 16 14/36/4 1 0 0 0 2 11/1 0/0 0 0/0
SH Peel 0/0 0 4/33/7 33 0 0 0 4 4/2 0/0 0 0/0
P Sheridan 0/0 0 0/0/5 2 0 0 0 0 10/0 0/0 1 0/0
H Bruno 0/0 0 0/2/4 9 0 0 0 0 10/0 0/0 0 0/0
P Lewis-Roberts 0/0 0 0/0/0 0 0 0 0 0 7/3 0/0 0 0/0
L Jones 1/0 5 0/2/3 0 0 0 0 0 7/1 5/0 1 0/0
L Cockbain 0/0 0 0/0/1 2 0 0 0 0 5/1 0/0 1 0/0
F White 0/0 0 0/6/8 15 0 1 2 2 9/1 5/1 0 0/0
F Briggs 1/0 5 0/2/4 26 1 0 0 0 13/1 0/1 0 0/0
N8 Fernandez Lobbe 0/0 0 0/5/8 6 0 0 0 1 7/0 2/0 0 0/0
(P) Faure 0/0 0 0/0/1 0 0 0 0 0 2/0 0/0 0 0/0
(L) Schofield 0/0 0 0/0/3 26 0 0 1 0 4/0 0/0 1 0/0
(H) Fearns 0/0 0 0/0/2 0 0 0 0 0 3/0 0/0 0 0/0
(SH) Wigglesworth 0/0 0 0/18/3 6 0 0 0 0 2/0 0/0 0 0/0
(C) Tuilagi 0/0 0 0/0/3 10 0 0 0 1 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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