Rugby World Cup , Pool A - Whangarei, 14 September 2011, 17:00 local, 05:00 GMT
Canada (10) 25 - 20 (7) Tonga (FT)

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Summary

Time Score  
12 5 - 0

The future London Irish forward Sinclair bundles over taking most of the Tongan defence with him

14 7 - 0

Pritchard shows nerves of steele to add the extras

25 10 - 0

Pritchard knocks over the three points with ease

39 10 - 5

Centre Piutau strikes back in the dying embers of the half powering over for Tonga

40 10 - 7

Tonga's talismanic kicker Morath adds the extras

42 10 - 10

Morath draws the game level with a penalty

44 13 - 10

Pritchard knocks over his second penalty of the match to give the Canucks the lead

52 13 - 15

Piutau crashes over for his second try of the match much to the adulation of his team-mates

53 13 - 17

Morath adds the extras with a lazy strike

63 13 - 20

And Morath stretches Tonga's lead with a penalty

66 18 - 20

No.8 Carpenter crashes over to bring Canada firmly back into the tie

73 23 - 20

Centre MacKenzie darts over for the try to give Canada the lead and is immediately mobbed

74 25 - 20

Pritchard shows nerves of steel to knock over the all important conversion

Timeline

Time Canada  Score  Tonga
0 start of first half start of first half
12 Sinclair - try 5 - 0
14 Pritchard - conversion 7 - 0
25 Pritchard - penalty goal 10 - 0
30 Hamilton - sub on
Riordan - sub off
32 O'Toole - sub off
Hotson - sub on
39 10 - 5 Piutau - try
40 end of first half 10 - 7 Morath - conversion
end of first half
40 start of second half
Riordan - sub on
Hamilton - sub off
start of second half
42 10 - 10 Morath - penalty goal
44 Pritchard - penalty goal 13 - 10
49 Vahafolau - sub off
Ma'afu - sub on
51 'Aulika - sub on
Pulu - sub off
52 13 - 15 Piutau - try
53 13 - 17 Morath - conversion
54 Kalamafoni - sub on
Timani - sub off
63 13 - 20 Morath - penalty goal
64 Trainor - sub on
Smith - sub off
Taukafa - sub off
Ma'asi - sub on
65 Iongi - sub on
Helu - sub off
66 Carpenter - try 18 - 20
69 Riordan - sub off
Hamilton - sub on
70 Palu - sub off
Taufa - sub on
73 MacKenzie - try 23 - 20
74 Pritchard - conversion 25 - 20 Taumalolo - sub off
Tonga'uiha - sub on
75 Sinclair - sub off
Dala - sub on
Franklin - sub on
Marshall - sub off
80 end of second half
end of half
end of second half
end of half
0
80

Notes

 
Result Canada won by a margin of 5 points
Rugby World Cup points Canada 4, Tonga 1 (1 losing bonus)
 
Ground name Okara Park, Whangarei (neutral venue)
Attendance 17174
 
Referee JI Kaplan (South Africa)
 
Canada Test debuts none
Tonga Test debuts none

Teams

Canada Tonga
Tries Sinclair (12), Carpenter (66), MacKenzie (73) Tries Piutau (39, 52)
Cons Pritchard (14, 74) Cons Morath (40, 53)
Pens Pritchard (25, 44) Pens Morath (42, 63)

Match stats

Canada   Tonga
3 Tries 2
2 from 3 Conversion goals 2 from 2
2 from 2 Penalty goals 2 from 4
80.0% Kick at goal success 66.7%
0 Dropped goals 0
Kick/pass/run
25 Kicks from hand 18
80 Passes 112
72 Runs 99
289 Metres run with ball 315
Attacking
41% Possession 59%
35% Territory 65%
2 Clean breaks 3
16 Defenders beaten 10
9 Offloads 8
50 from 55 (90.9%) Rucks won 81 from 86 (94.2%)
5 from 5 (100.0%) Mauls won 3 from 3 (100.0%)
13 Turnovers conceded 14
Defensive
102/10 Tackles made/missed 72/16
91.1% Tackling success rate 81.8%
Set pieces
7 won, 2 lost (77.8%) Scrums on own feed 9 won, 0 lost (100.0%)
8 won, 1 lost (88.9%) Lineouts on own throw 10 won, 1 lost (90.9%)
Discipline
12 Penalties conceded 11
0/0 Yellow/red cards 0/0

Can stats

Pos   T/A Pts K/P/R MR CB DB OL TO Tack LO Pen Y/R
FB Pritchard 0/0 10 4/0/7 8 0 0 1 1 4/0 0/0 0 0/0
W Hearn 0/0 0 0/0/1 0 0 0 0 0 4/0 0/0 0 0/0
C van der Merwe 0/0 0 1/3/9 74 1 4 2 3 3/1 0/0 0 0/0
C Smith 0/1 0 0/1/3 18 0 2 1 0 5/2 0/0 0 0/0
W MacKenzie 1/0 5 1/3/3 13 1 1 0 0 1/3 0/0 0 0/0
FH Monro 0/0 0 3/19/4 14 0 3 0 2 5/1 0/0 0 0/0
SH Fairhurst 0/1 0 9/41/2 1 0 0 0 1 0/0 0/0 0 0/0
P Buydens 0/0 0 0/0/4 10 0 0 0 2 9/0 0/0 2 0/0
H Riordan 0/0 0 0/0/1 2 0 0 0 0 6/0 0/0 0 0/0
P Marshall 0/0 0 0/2/4 1 0 0 0 0 11/0 0/0 1 0/0
L Sinclair 1/0 5 0/1/4 10 0 0 0 1 6/1 0/0 0 0/0
L Cudmore 0/0 0 0/0/3 5 0 0 0 1 8/0 3/0 0 0/0
F Kleeberger 0/0 0 0/4/4 20 0 0 1 2 14/0 3/0 2 0/0
F O'Toole 0/0 0 0/1/2 15 0 2 2 0 4/0 1/0 1 0/0
N8 Carpenter 1/0 5 0/3/13 71 0 3 2 0 11/1 1/0 0 0/0
(H) Hamilton 0/0 0 0/0/2 2 0 0 0 0 3/0 0/0 0 0/0
(P) Franklin 0/0 0 0/0/2 3 0 0 0 0 1/0 0/0 0 0/0
(F) Hotson 0/0 0 0/2/2 2 0 0 0 0 5/1 0/0 0 0/0
(L) Dala 0/0 0 0/0/1 4 0 0 0 0 2/0 0/0 1 0/0
(C) Trainor 0/0 0 0/0/1 16 0 1 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 Morath 0/0 10 5/3/3 7 0 0 0 1 1/1 0/0 0 0/0
W Vainikolo 0/0 0 1/2/6 48 0 4 1 2 3/1 0/0 0 0/0
C Piutau 2/0 10 0/4/6 66 2 3 0 0 2/1 0/0 0 0/0
C Fatafehi 0/0 0 0/4/8 67 0 1 2 1 4/1 0/0 2 0/0
W Helu 0/0 0 1/4/4 24 0 0 0 1 2/0 1/0 0 0/0
FH Moa 0/2 0 4/26/3 0 0 0 0 0 3/1 0/0 2 0/0
SH Palu 0/0 0 1/59/5 27 1 1 1 1 7/1 0/0 1 0/0
P Taumalolo 0/0 0 0/1/12 16 0 0 0 0 6/1 0/0 2 0/0
H Taukafa 0/0 0 1/2/4 1 0 0 0 0 2/0 1/0 0 0/0
P Pulu 0/0 0 0/0/3 0 0 0 0 0 2/1 0/0 0 0/0
L Timani 0/0 0 0/0/13 2 0 0 0 0 3/2 1/0 0 0/0
L Lokotui 0/0 0 0/2/5 6 0 0 1 0 12/0 5/1 1 0/0
F Maka 0/0 0 0/0/8 2 0 0 1 1 6/1 0/0 1 0/0
F Vaiomounga 0/0 0 0/0/4 5 0 0 1 0 3/2 0/0 0 0/0
N8 Vahafolau 0/0 0 0/4/7 16 0 0 1 4 4/0 1/0 0 0/0
(H) Ma'asi 0/0 0 0/0/0 0 0 0 0 0 1/0 0/0 0 0/0
(P) Tonga'uiha 0/0 0 0/0/2 1 0 0 0 1 0/0 0/0 0 0/0
(P) 'Aulika 0/0 0 0/0/2 3 0 0 0 0 3/0 0/0 0 0/0
(N8) Ma'afu 0/0 0 0/1/2 1 0 1 0 1 3/2 0/0 0 0/0
(L) Kalamafoni 0/0 0 0/0/0 0 0 0 0 0 3/1 1/0 1 0/0
(W) Iongi 0/0 0 0/0/1 15 0 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0 0/0
(SH) Taufa 0/0 0 0/0/1 8 0 0 0 1 2/0 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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