Tonga tour - Brescia, 10 November 2012, 15:00 local, 14:00 GMT
Italy (18) 28 - 23 (16) Tonga (FT)

Match coverage:  Report

Timeline

Time Italy  Score  Tonga
0 start of first half start of first half
3 0 - 3 'Apikotoa - penalty goal
6 Cittadini - try 5 - 3
10 5 - 6 'Apikotoa - penalty goal
13 Burton - penalty goal 8 - 6
23 Parisse - yellow card
24 8 - 9 'Apikotoa - penalty goal
27 Burton - penalty goal 11 - 9
33 11 - 14 Taumalolo - try
34 11 - 16 'Apikotoa - conversion
39 Ghiraldini - try 16 - 16
40 Burton - conversion
end of first half
18 - 16 end of first half
40 start of second half start of second half
52 Burton - penalty goal 21 - 16
60 Lokotui - yellow card
62 Pavanello - sub on
Castrogiovanni - sub on
Geldenhuys - sub off
Cittadini - sub off
Kaho - sub on
'Aulika - sub off
Vaiomounga - sub off
Mailau - sub on
63 penalty try 26 - 16
64 Burton - conversion
Favaro - sub on
Zanni - sub off
28 - 16 Fatafehi - sub on
Piukala - sub off
67 28 - 21 Vainikolo - try
68 28 - 23 'Apikotoa - conversion
71 Ghiraldini - sub off
Giazzon - sub on
de Marchi - sub on
Lo Cicero Vaina - sub off
Gori - sub on
- sub off
Iongi - sub on
Hufanga - sub off
Taumalolo - sub off
Tonga'uiha - sub on
73 Lilo - yellow card
75 T-Pole - sub on
Lokotui - sub off
'Apikotoa - sub off
Fisilau - sub on
78 Ma'asi - sub on
Kaho - sub off
80 end of second half
end of half
end of second half
end of half
0
80

Notes

 
Result Italy won by a margin of 5 points
 
Ground name Stadio Mario Rigamon, Brescia
Attendance 20036
 
Referee GM Garner (England)
 
Italy Test debuts T Iannone
Tonga Test debuts S Piukala, EVT Taione

Teams

Italy Tonga
Tries Cittadini (6), Ghiraldini (39), Penalty try (63) Tries Taumalolo (33), Vainikolo (67)
Cons Burton (40, 64) Cons 'Apikotoa (34, 68)
Pens Burton (13, 27, 52) Pens 'Apikotoa (3, 10, 24)

Match stats

Italy   Tonga
3 (1 penalty try) Tries 2
2 from 3 Conversion goals 2 from 2
3 from 3 Penalty goals 3 from 3
83.3% Kick at goal success 100.0%
0 Dropped goals 0 (1 missed)
Kick/pass/run
19 Kicks from hand 22
105 Passes 147
83 Runs 128
427 Metres run with ball 415
Attacking
40% Possession 60%
40% Territory 60%
5 Clean breaks 8
8 Defenders beaten 16
6 Offloads 17
54 from 60 (90.0%) Rucks won 92 from 97 (94.8%)
6 from 7 (85.7%) Mauls won 2 from 2 (100.0%)
10 Turnovers conceded 17
Defensive
109/16 Tackles made/missed 70/8
87.2% Tackling success rate 89.7%
Set pieces
6 won, 2 lost (75.0%) Scrums on own feed 6 won, 0 lost (100.0%)
8 won, 4 lost (66.7%) Lineouts on own throw 8 won, 3 lost (72.7%)
Discipline
16 Penalties conceded 15
1/0 Yellow/red cards 2/0

Italy stats

Pos   T/A Pts K/P/R MR CB DB OL TO Tack LO Pen Y/R
FB Masi 0/0 0 4/8/9 71 0 1 1 0 2/0 1/0 0 0/0
W Iannone 0/0 0 0/2/5 13 0 1 1 1 10/2 0/0 2 0/0
C Benvenuti 0/0 0 0/4/3 16 0 1 1 0 6/2 0/0 1 0/0
C Sgarbi 0/0 0 1/1/2 9 0 0 0 2 11/2 0/0 0 0/0
W McLean 0/0 0 1/7/7 72 0 0 0 1 3/0 0/0 1 0/0
FH Burton 0/0 13 5/14/3 22 0 0 0 0 5/0 0/0 0 0/0
SH Botes 0/0 0 0/0/0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0 0/0
P Lo Cicero Vaina 0/0 0 0/2/4 11 0 0 0 0 7/1 0/0 1 0/0
H Ghiraldini 1/0 5 0/1/4 1 0 0 0 2 7/2 0/0 0 0/0
P Cittadini 1/0 5 0/0/3 13 1 1 0 0 5/1 0/0 0 0/0
L Geldenhuys 0/0 0 0/4/5 10 0 1 1 0 12/2 2/0 0 0/0
L Furno 0/0 0 0/0/8 31 0 0 0 3 8/0 0/0 1 0/0
F Zanni 0/0 0 0/4/7 37 1 0 2 0 5/0 2/0 1 0/0
F Barbieri 0/0 0 0/2/8 60 1 1 0 0 5/1 0/0 2 0/0
N8 Parisse 0/0 0 0/13/6 30 1 1 0 0 11/2 2/0 1 1/0
(H) Giazzon 0/0 0 0/0/1 0 0 0 0 0 2/0 0/0 0 0/0
(P) de Marchi 0/0 0 0/0/1 0 0 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0 0/0
(P) Castrogiovanni 0/0 0 0/0/1 3 0 0 0 0 2/0 0/0 1 0/0
(L) Pavanello 0/0 0 0/0/0 0 0 0 0 0 4/0 1/0 0 0/0
(F) Favaro 0/0 0 0/1/1 0 0 0 0 0 2/0 0/0 0 0/0
(SH) Gori 0/0 0 1/3/1 0 0 0 0 0 0/0 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

Tonga stats

Pos   T/A Pts K/P/R MR CB DB OL TO Tack LO Pen Y/R
FB Lilo 0/0 0 2/0/7 32 0 0 0 0 1/0 0/0 1 1/0
W Vainikolo 1/0 5 4/7/8 63 2 3 3 1 4/0 0/0 0 0/0
C Hufanga 0/0 0 0/1/5 5 0 0 0 1 3/0 0/0 1 0/0
C Piukala 0/0 0 0/4/9 31 0 0 2 0 6/0 0/0 0 0/0
W Helu 0/0 0 0/4/6 12 0 0 2 2 4/0 0/0 0 0/0
FH 'Apikotoa 0/0 13 7/28/6 18 1 1 2 2 1/0 0/0 0 0/0
SH Moa 0/1 0 8/84/4 17 0 2 1 2 3/1 0/0 0 0/0
P Taumalolo 1/0 5 0/2/11 16 0 0 0 1 5/0 0/0 1 0/0
H Taione 0/0 0 0/0/4 16 0 3 0 0 7/1 0/0 1 0/0
P 'Aulika 0/0 0 0/3/8 50 1 4 2 0 3/4 0/0 0 0/0
L Tuineau 0/0 0 0/1/7 5 0 0 1 1 3/1 4/0 1 0/0
L Lokotui 0/0 0 0/2/3 0 0 0 0 0 9/0 3/0 1 1/0
F Mafi 0/0 0 0/0/3 23 1 0 0 1 5/0 1/1 3 0/0
F Vaiomounga 0/0 0 0/2/8 40 1 1 2 1 8/0 0/0 0 0/0
N8 Ma'afu 0/0 0 1/3/21 33 0 0 2 4 6/1 0/0 0 0/0
(R) Ma'asi 0/0 0 0/0/1 1 0 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0 0/0
(P) Mailau 0/0 0 0/2/1 0 0 0 0 0 1/0 0/0 0 0/0
(L) T-Pole 0/0 0 0/0/4 7 0 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0 0/0
(F) Kaho 0/0 0 0/0/4 4 0 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0 0/0
(FH) Fisilau 0/0 0 0/4/1 12 1 1 0 0 0/0 0/0 0 0/0
(C) Fatafehi 0/0 0 0/0/5 24 1 1 0 0 0/0 0/0 0 0/0
(C) Iongi 0/0 0 0/0/1 2 0 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0 0/0
(P) Tonga'uiha 0/0 0 0/0/1 4 0 0 0 1 1/0 0/0 1 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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