Stadium: Sixways Stadium Round: 1
|Worcester Warriors RFC||Sale Rugby Union FC Sharks|
|12:12||Time In Opponent's 22||13:13|
|10 Minute Possession||
Tonight’s teams... https://t.co/UsWErDiTfN
The marching band make their way out to lay down the match ball... 👏
And now the teams are out...it's go time!
0m | Sale start the game and Warriors clear from their 22. 0-0
1m | Sale kick in behind but it's out of play for a Worcs lineout on their 22. 0-0
2m | Early throw for debutant for @BeckCutting
2m | Sale claim the ball off the lineout and attack over the 22...0-0
3m | 5 metres out the Sharks and they sniff blood...
3m | Great thumping tackle from Bryce Heem and Sale are held up over the tryline! 0-0
4m | Sale 5-metre scrum...0-0
5m | Penalty Sale from the scrum and AJ MacGinty kicks to the corner...0-0
5m | Sale drive forward...
6m | Sale penalty and they pop it back to the corner...0-0
7m | TRY Sale as the pack maul their way over...TJ Ioane seems to be the man who dotted down. 0-5
8m | Warriors 0-7 Sale - @USARugby fly-half AJ MacGinty slots the conversion in off the post
9m | Sharks looking to twist their way out of their 22 as Warriors put some pressure on, MacGinty now kicks away. 0-7
9m | Heem runs Worcs back up to halfway, @1CSW with a smashing carry...0-7
9m | Possession pinched by Sale who now get a scrum after a knock on as Warriors try to reclaim the ball. 0-7
11m | Free-kick Sale from scrum and they move very quickly...
12m | But they've knocked on by the 22. Worcs scrum. 0-7
13m | The Warriors pack manage to win a penalty and Heathcote pumps it up to the Sale 10-metre. Decent kick. 0-7
14m | Warriors fling it to the backs and Stelling makes a lovely carry...
14m | Hammond races down the left flank and Dowsett's in support.....!
TRY TIME!!! @mdowsett_19 https://t.co/0c6HC7cE7C
15m | The man who started the move is the one who finishes it off. Clinical attack from Warriors. 5-7
16m | Warriors 7-7 Sale - @TomHeathcote10 lands the extras #COYW https://t.co/oOBbAcbQcD
16m | Knock on Worcs from the restart. Sale have a scrum on the home 22. 7-7
17m | Lost forward by Sale now meaning Worcs have a scrum on their 22. 7-7
17m | Waterboy @docallaghan4 delivering a few messages to the young Warriors... https://t.co/1HnqCelEki
18m | And the Worcs pack get a penalty which Heathcote hammers down to the 10-metre...7-7
19m | Warriors swoop wide and Heem is so close!!!
19m | His offload is so close to the clutches of Tom Howe but Sale clear now to the 10-metre. 7-7
20m | Sale win a scrum now by their 10-metre. 7-7
21m | Warriors just want some ball in hand as when the backs have had it they've looked super sharp 🗡️
21m | But Sharks get a penalty now from the scrum and boot it past the Worcs 10-metre. 7-7
21m | Superb lineout steal from @1CSW as he looks to batter his way forward!
22m | But there's a knock-on and it's yet another Sale scrum.
23m | Yawn off with the scrums! 😴
23m | Sale attack with venom into the 22...
23m | The young Warriors doing their best to shut them out...7-7
24m | @1CSW nails Cameron Redpath as Sale come so close to scoring!
25m | And Sale now drop it over the line! Brilliant defensive work from Warriors who hold the fort. 🏰 7-7
25m | Warriors 7-7 Sale - 1⃣ try apiece with TJ Ioane and @mdowsett_19 touching down
25m | 5-metre scrum for Worcs who will look to clear their lines. 7-7
26m | Penalty Worcs from the scrum! The youngsters doing the badge proud so far tonight. 👶 7-7
27m | Heathcote lands the ball to the 10-metre as Cutting gets to chuck the ball in. 7-7
27m | Dowsett's high kick is claimed by Sale before both sides kick for some field position. Worcs lineout on halfway now. 7-7
28m | @durutalo_8 with a strong carry there on debut as Warriors attack now with @tom_howe_14 !
29m | Ball lost in contact and now both teams kick for some position again...7-7
29m | Sharks play by halfway and it's a lovely run from Redpath in the middle but now Sale lose it forward. Worcs scrum by their 22. 7-7
30m | Captain @WillyB174, Heem and Howe gallop up to halfway!
31m | But Howe's offload can't be grabbed and Sharks get a throw after it bobbles out off Stelling's knee. 7-7
32m | Sharks maul their way forward...
32m | TRY Sale - beautiful break by Ben Curry who sends in Will Cliff. 7-12
33m | Warriors 7-14 Sale - MacGinty chips over the extras.
34m | Stunning work from the restart as @tom_howe_14 is quickly up to his man and Sale get pinged!
34m | Heathcote pops to the corner and this a big chance for the drive
35m | Lost off the lineout and Sale clear but only just past the 22. 7-14
36m | Tom Dodd claims the lineout on debut and Warriors now get wide!!! RAPIDLY UP TO THE 5-METRE!!!
36m | Lost forward though as they look to get the offload away! Great run from Heem. Superb to see him back and causing mayhem! 7-14
37m | MacGinty clears to Heem who's not afraid to run back at Sharks
37m | Howe carries well up to the 22 but is pulled into touch. Sale throw. 7-14
RT @Francoishougi: COYW 💙 @WorcsWarriors https://t.co/eaLHAjrHyw
38m | Dowsett and @durutalo_8 team up to take down Sale blindside. Sharks play up to the 10-metre now. 7-14
39m | Penalty to the visitors from the breakdown and MacGinty shifts the ball to touch by the 22. 7-14
40m | @HTayls5 is switched on to steal the lineout!
40m | Worcs kick away before applying the pressure but Sale look to play by halfway. 7-14
40m | TRY Sale - shouts for forward pass but some sublime passing and offloading between Curry and Cliff again, with Curry crashing over
40m | And MacGinty adds the extras
HALF-TIME | Worcester Warriors 7-21 Sale Sharks. https://t.co/6uNnabMZeo
Warriors have looked sharp with ball in hand but perhaps haven't seen as much of it as they'd have liked.
TJ Ioane finished off a maul early on for Sale's first score before @mdowsett_19 started and finished a sublime Warriors attack.
But Ben Curry, the cousin of Warriors' @samolver, set up Will Cliff and then the pair combined before the break as Curry scored their third
It's 21-7 to Sale at the break but there is plenty for this young Warriors side to play for in the second period!
Teams are back out for the second-half. No changes for Warriors. #COYW
41m | Sale kick the ball back to Heem from the restart and Hammond attacks! 💨💨💨
42m | But Sale get a throw now on the 10-metre after ball goes out. 7-21
42m | Sale box kick caught well by Howe and Warriors play...7-21
43m | Penalty Sale after no-arm tackle from Warriors. MacGinty pumps to the 22. 7-21
44m | Lost forward by Sale now. Warriors scrum. 7-21
45m | Another Worcs scrum. Let's get the backs moving...7-21
46m | Penalty Warriors from the scrum. Heathcote kicks the ball up to halfway. 7-21
47m | @dazzabazza90 takes the lineout and Worcs look to play by halfway
47m | Lost in the tackle and Sale turnover...7-21
48m | But Warriors get the decision now at the breakdown and a handy Heathcote kick marches his team into the 22...#COYW 7-21
49m | Lineout asked to be retaken...and this time Worcs lose it 😡
49m | But Sharks now make mistake in their 22 so Worcs have a scrum. Nice little opportunity now to get back into it for the young guns..
50m | Warriors 7-21 Sale
50m | Dowsett and Heathcote try to move forward, penalty advantage after high one on Heathcote
51m | Back for the penalty...Heathcote chips to the corner flag...7-21
51m | @1CSW claims and Worcs drive...
52m | Inches away...@NickSchonert pumps his legs...
52m | Forced back now but still with ball...
52m | Penalty..Heathcote to the corner...
53m | Maul is on...
53m | Collapsed maul from Worcs so Sale have a 5-metre scrum. 7-21
53m | SUB ⬅️ @NickSchonert ➡️ @SimonJKerrod
54m | Free-kick Worcs from the scrum. This is a decent battle up front. But let's see some exciting running rugby please! 7-21
55m | Pack gets a pen...5 metres out. 7-21
56m | More scrummaging... https://t.co/r72erOUIHu
57m | Penalty Worcs...another scrum. 7-21
57m | Yellow card for James Flynn
58m | But Warriors have lost the ball by tryline and Sale clear to near 10-metre!
58m | SUBS ⬅️ Stelling, Barry, Dodd, Dowsett ➡️ Lawrence, Kitchener, Hill, Baldwin
Welcome to Ollie Lawrence and Ted Hill making their debuts! Here's to many more games in the Blue & Gold! 🔷🔶
59m | Worcs play now up to the 22...through phases and now skipper Butler carries...7-21
60m | Kitchener carries...Baldwin looks to skip through...subs having immediate impact
60m | Penalty...Heathcote to the corner...5-metre maul coming... #MakeItCount 7-21
61m | Lineout lost and Sale come away
61m | Terrible clearance from MacGinty under no pressure gifts Worcs a throw on the 22. 7-21
61m | Another lost lineout and Sale grab it out the back...
62m | @DeanHammond13 sprints up to halfway after catching clearance kick
TRY TIME!!! It's a debut try for OLLIE LAWRENCE! https://t.co/aIJdM4bA9S
63m | Heathcote kicked over top, ball bobbled loose, Howe got a foot to it and Lawrence did superbly to collect and squeeze over! 12-21
64m | Warriors 14-21 Sale - @TomHeathcote10 adds the extras! https://t.co/ajsC22l5O1
64m | SUB ⬅️ Tom Heathcote ➡️ @samolver
65m | Sale playing by halfway now as they look to get some ball which they've barely seen this half. 14-21
65m | Screams of forward pass but Sale are up to the 22...
66m | Surely lost forward out wide by Sale there...
66m | 5-metre Warriors lineout as they look to get away from their 22. 14-21
66m | Worcs clear past the 22 for a Sale throw. 14-21
67m | Sharks into the 22...sniffing a bonus-point fourth try...but the young Warriors trying to hold tight...
68m | Through the phases Sale go...14-21
68m | @samolver makes a tidy tackle on the giant Halani Aulika
69m | Patiently through the phases they continue to go but they've lost it and @LukeBaldwin9 picks it up!
69m | Worcs kick away and Sale swoop straight back at them!
70m | Knocked on so Warriors scrum on their 10-metre. 14-21
71m | Sale get a free-kick from scrum and they play quickly with Cliff
71m | Kicked in behind but Worcs with 22 dropout after Heem forced to dot down beyond tryline. 14-21
72m | Knock-on by Sale out wide. Warriors scrum on their 10-metre. 14-21
74m | Warriors apply the pressure with kick deep and chase. Lineout by the 22 for Worcs. 14-21
75m | Sale get the ball off the lineout and race up to halfway. 14-21
76m | @WillyB174 makes a cracking tackle on Aulika who breaks through!
76m | Penalty Sale and this should seal the contest...
77m | Warriors 14-24 Sale - MacGinty knocks over the penalty from in front
77m | SUBS ⬅️ Milasinovich & Cutting ➡️ @nickrigbyy1 & Charlie Jeavons-Fellows
78m | Welcome to Academy youngster @nickrigbyy1 and Charlie Jeavons-Fellows in what are their Club debuts!
78m | Warriors race wide with Heem and get up into the 22!!
79m | Scrum Warriors 5 metres out...14-24
79m | Warriors playing out wide - Olver loops to Hammond, inside for Heem!!
80m | @1CSW surely!! INCHES!
TRY TIME!!!! @tom_howe_14 touches down for his first Club try!!! https://t.co/3SgV9fjsvw
80m | Warriors knock on the door before getting it to Howe in space and it's a late bonus point secured
80m | @samolver lands his first kick of the night, to end the night
FULL-TIME | Worcester Warriors 21-24 Sale Sharks. https://t.co/AY9I4Zn6Gy
A great effort from the young Warriors in the second period, who actually scored 2 to Sale's 0
But a late AJ MacGinty penalty meant Sale would be going away with the win...
However, Warriors fought to the death and Tom Howe's late score means a bonus point for Sam Vesty's side.
Warriors were by far the more dominant side in the second period but couldn't convert pressure and field position into more points
A bonus point we take into next weekend's trip to Harlequins in Round 2 of the Anglo-Welsh Cup!
👏 Thanks for following tonight and wishing those who made it to Sixways tonight, have a safe trip home. Have a great weekend!
We'll see some of you back here at Sixways tomorrow night for our Fireworks display!
1⃣8⃣ November is our next home game at Sixways as we take on Northampton Saints in @premrugby. See you then! #WeAreWarriors