25 May 11:40Full TimeNIB Stadium, Perth
ForcevHighlanders
1918
Vodacom Super Rugby
MatchStats
1Tries0
1Conversions0
4Penalties6
0Drop Goals0
Kicking Stats
5/7Total6/7
1/1Conversions0/0
4/6Penalties6/7
Cards
1Yellow0
0Red0

Force TeamHighlanders Team
1Pekahou Cowan
2Heath Tessmann
3Kieran Longbottom
4Toby Lynn
5Sam Wykes
6Matthew Hodgson
7Chris Alcock
8Ben McCalman
9Alby Mathewson
10Sias Ebersohn
11Junior Rasolea
12Kyle Godwin
13Ben Jacobs
14Patrick Dellit
15Jayden Hayward
1Tony Woodcock
2Liam Coltman
3Ma'afu Fia
4Brad Thorn
5Josh Bekhuis
6TJ Ioane
7John Hardie
8Mose Tuiali`i
9Aaron Smith
10Hayden Parker
11Hosea Gear
12Ma'a Nonu
13Tamati Ellison
14Jason Emery
15Ben R Smith

Force ReservesHighlanders Reserves
16James Hilterbrand
17Tetera Faulkner
18Rory Walton
19Richard Brown
20Angus Cottrell
21Brett Sheehan
22Sam Norton-Knight
16Andrew Hore
17Bronson Murray
18Joe Wheeler
19Elliot Dixon
20Fumiaki Tanaka
21Colin Slade
22Maritino Nemani
Run of Play
79Force have a defensive scrum scrum in their 22m area.
78Jayden Hayward Penalty - Jayden converts the penalty.
77Western Force win a penalty of their own and have a chance to win it. Jayden will have a shot at goal.
76Colin Slade Penalty - Slade converts his penalty.
75Highlanders win another penalty and Slade will have a shot at goal.
75Colin Slade Missed Penalty - Slade misses his penalty.
74Highlanders win a penalty and Slade will have a shot at goal from 48m out.
71Good defence by the Highlanders results in play going all the way back to the halfway line.
70Colin Slade Penalty
67Highlanders have camped in the Force 22m area but are finding it hard to finish things off with a try.
62From the scrum, the ball goes through the hands and Nonu is brought down against the post and is held up 10cm from scoring.
61Against the run of play, Highlanders take play back to the Force 22m area and Mose Tuiali`i is brought down 29cm from the Force try line. A professional foul by Mathewson slows down the Highlanders momentum.
61Alby Mathewson Yellow Card
59Force run from deep in their half and move towards the halfway line.
58Jayden Hayward Penalty - Jayden converts his penalty.
57Force back in the Highlanders half and maul the ball in the Highlanders 22m are but Brad Thorn is blown up for dangerous play. Jayden will have a shot at goal.
54Jayden Hayward Missed Penalty
51Colin Slade Penalty - Slade converts his penalty.
50Highlanders get a penalty of their own and Slade will have another shot at goal from 43m out.
49Jayden Hayward Penalty - Jayden converts the penalty.
48Force win a penalty after an obstruction by Brad Thorn. Jayden Hayward will have a shot at goal.
47Colin Slade Penalty - Slade converts the penalty.
47Highlanders win a kickable penalty and Slade will have a shot at goal.
45Play still in the Force half after Sias' kick is too long. Highlanders have an attacking scrum in the Force half.
42With the the Highlanders on the charge, Parker knocks the ball on from a bad pass by Aaron Smith.
41Second half is underway and the Force fumble the ball into touch. Attacking lineout for the Highlanders.
40Jayden Hayward Missed Penalty - Jayden misses the penalty and the lead 10-6
39Force have the ball and they swing the ball through the hands but good defence by the Highlanders stops another try. Force have a kickable penalty and opt for the three points.
37Patric Dellitt finds space on the outside and is meters away from scoring. Ben Smith dives in to save what looks like a certain try.
33Force controlling possesion well, they move towards the Highlanders 22m area. Unfortunately their support structure is not good as one of their players is isolated and concedes a penalty.
28Hayden Parker Penalty - Hayden converts his penalty.
27Highlanders back in the Force 22m area. Hayden lines up a shot at goal.
26Jayden Hayward Penalty - Jayden converts his penalty.
24Force looking to extend their lead and they patiently work themselves to the Highlanders 22m are and win a penalty. Jayden will have a shot at goal.
21Hayden Parker Penalty - Hayden converts the penalty.
20Highlanders looking to hit back immediately as they move into the Force 22m area. Visitors win a penalty and will have a shot at goal.
18Jayden Hayward Conversion - Jayden converts the try.
17Sias Ebersohn Try - With the ball in the Highlanders, Sias does a couple of loop around and finishes a beautiful move in the backline to score for the hosts.
16Force march into the Highlanders 22m area and are looking dangerous as Sias is coordinating play well.
14Sias kicks the ball downfield and play is in the middle of the park.
13Smith takes the lineout quickly and puts in a good kick out of hand to pin the Force in their 22m area.
12Highlanders in the Force 22m area before knocking the ball on. Force clear pressure with a good clearance which takes play back to the middle of the park.
10Highlanders have won back possession and are on the run towards the Force 22m area.
8Highlanders now on the attack as they have possession and march towards the Force 22m area. Highlanders runners isolated and the hosts win a turnover and a penalty. Play back in the middle of the park.
5Good defence by the Highlanders coupled with a good clearance takes play back to the halfway line.
4Force applying tons of pressure on the Highlanders and they have camped in the visitors 22m area for a while now.
1Sias gets the game underway.