#1 Joseph Blandisi and Andreas by jinshuiqian0713 25.10.2019 02:47

DUNEDIN, New Zealand -- The Western Force hung on with only 13 men on the field for the last 10 minutes to beat the Highlanders 31-29 in Super Rugby on Saturday. The Force had two men, including former Wallabies No. 8 Ben McCalman, in the sin-bin in the dying minutes of the match, but were able to resist a late Highlanders surge to post a four-try, bonus point win. The victory followed last weeks 32-7 win over the Melbourne Rebels, giving the Perth-based Force their first back-to-back wins since April 2011. Replacement flyhalf Hayden Parker scored a try for the Highlanders in the final minute but missed a wide-angled conversion which would have given the Dunedin-based side a draw. The Force have now won six of their eight games against the Highlanders since their admission to Super Rugby in 2006. The Force took a 21-16 lead at halftime after a first half in which the lead changed hands four times. Hooker Nathan Charles, flyhalf Sias Ebersohn and McCalman each scored tries to give the visitors the early advantage. Winger Junior Rasolea then added the fourth, bonus point try in the 56th minute, giving the Force a 31-16 lead which allowed them to weather the Highlanders rally in the last quarter. The home side fought back with tries by Parker and centre Malakai Fekitoa, but couldnt bridge the gap, even with the Force short on men. Ebersohn scored a brilliant try from an intercept and kicked five goals from five attempts -- four conversions and a penalty -- for a personal tally of 16 points. "Its going well," Force captain Matt Hodgson said. "I think were playing some good football now, starting games strong and, like you saw there, finishing it off with 13 men." The Force play the unbeaten defending champion Chiefs in their next match. The Highlanders were unable to put concerted pressure on the Force and defended poorly at times, allowing the visitors to pull away. "We probably didnt play quite the right footy in that first half," captain Ben Smith said. "We let in a couple of soft tries which came back to bite us a bit." ------ Western Force 31 (Nathan Charles, Sias Ebersohn, Ben McCalman, Junior Rasolea tries; Sias Ebersohn 4 conversions, penalty), Highlanders 29 (Shaun Treeby, Malakai Fekitoa, Hayden Parker tries; Lima Sopaga conversion, 4 penalties). HT: 21-16. Corbin Burnes Jersey . JOHNS, N. Jim Gantner Jersey . And former Maple Leafs coach Ron Wilson certainly knows his pain. "Its pretty hard to coach there without allowing some of these things to kind of affect you," Wilson told TSN Hockey Insider Pierre LeBrun in his ESPN. https://www.cheapbrewers.com/779y-zach-d...ey-brewers.html. -- Blake Griffin scored 32 points and grabbed eight rebounds, DeAndre Jordan had 14 points and 22 rebounds and the Los Angeles Clippers outlasted the Golden State Warriors 98-96 on Thursday night to take a 2-1 lead in their first-round series. Jimmy Nelson Brewers Jersey . This week, they discuss the NCAAs revenue sharing, Don Zimmer, soccer language and Super Bowl 50. Devin Williams Jersey . One out away from finishing off an impressive shutout, they let a must-win game slip away.WINDSOR, Ont. - Matt Murray made 38 saves, including 17 in the opening period, for his fifth shutout of the season, as the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds whipped the Windsor Spitfires 6-0 in Ontario Hockey League action on Thursday. Dylan Corson scored twice for the Greyhounds (30-10-5), who won their fourth in a row. Andrew Fritsch, Patrick Watling, Blake Speers and Bryan Moore also scored for Sault Ste. Marie, which led Windsor (25-17-2) 3-0 after one period and 6-0 after two. Spitfires goalie Dalen Kuchmey allowed three goals on 22 shots in just over 28 minutes. His replacement, Alex Fotinos, stopped seven of 10 shots. --- PETES 5 STEELHEADS 4 PETERBOROUGH, Ont. -- The Petes built a 5-2 lead in the second period before holding off Mississauga. Brandon Devlin, Hunter Garlent, Eric Cornel, Anthony Stefano and Nelson Armstrong scored for Peterborough (18-21-4). Sam Babintsev scored twice for the Steelheads (16-25-4), who lost their fourth in a row. Greg DiTomaso and Brett Foy also scored for Mississauga. Foys goal at 7:34 of the third period made it a one-goal game. Andrew DAgostini stopped 25 shots for the Petes, while Spencer Martin handled 23 shots for the Steelheads. --- ICEDOGS 6 FRONTENACS 3 ST. CATHARINES, Ont. -- Mitchell Fitzmorris struck twice as Niagara topped Kingston. Carter Verhaeghe scored and added two assists for the IceDogs (15-22-6), while Matt Gillard had the eventual winner. Anthony DiFruscia and Aleksandar Mikulovich had goals as well. Brent Moran got the start in Niagaras net, stopping all 10 shots he faced in 12:40 of work.dddddddddddd He was replaced by Blake Richard, who turned aside 30 of 33 shots faced. Conor McGlynn had a pair of goals for the Frontenacs (24-15-4), while Lawson Crouse added a single. Matt Mahalak started in net, making 24 saves on 28 shots for Kingston in 29:04 of work. Lucas Peressini kicked out eight of 10 shots in relief. --- COLTS 4 BATTALION 3 (SO) NORTH BAY, Ont. -- Joseph Blandisi and Andreas Athanasiou scored in the shootout as Barrie edged the Battalion. Athanasiou scored on a penalty shot in the third period for the Colts (22-17-3), then Blandisi tied the game 3-3 to force overtime. Andrew Mangiapane had a short-handed goal in the second. Mackenzie Blackwood made 27 saves for the win. Ben Thomson had a pair of goals for North Bay (21-17-6) and Matt MacLeod scored as well. Jake Smith stopped 33 shots. --- KNIGHTS 6 RANGERS 2 LONDON, Ont. -- The London Knights fired 52 shots on net and ended a three-game losing streak with a win over Kitchener. Chris Tierney scored twice for the Knights (29-9-5), with his first coming in a four-goal second period. Brett Welychka, Josh Anderson and brothers Ryan and Matt Rupert also scored for London Justin Bailey opened the scoring for the Rangers (15-26-2) 41 seconds into the game. Mike Davies tied it for Kitchener at 2-2 in the second period. Anthony Stolarz made 39 saves for London, while Matthew Greenfield stopped 46 for the Rangers. ' ' '

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