23rd May, 2019

FT: Warriors 26-35 Munster

Aaron Wise 24th Aug, 2017 Updated: 24th Aug, 2017

That’s all from me! Warriors dominated throughout but a late Munster fight back saw the visitors score two late tries to claim the win. Thanks for following.

Full-time: Warriors 26-28 Munster

80 mins: CONVERSION – Keatley adds the extras to wrap up the game.

80 mins: TRY Munster- James Hart makes sure there is to be no upset as he bundles over the tryline at the death.

76 mins: Ian Keatley adds the extras.

75 mins: TRY Munster – The Irish giants have snatched a late try through Mike Sherry.

70 mins: Just ten minutes to go. The tempo has slowed as both sides struggle to keep possession. This is going to go down to the wire.

57 mins: CONVERSION – Bleyendaal slots the extras. Game on.

56 mins: TRY Munster – Warriors weren’t clinical enough and Munster made them pay as they burst upfield and score through Williams – his second of the game.

53 mins: Munster are still being forced to defend as both sides ring the changes.

50 mins: Warriors are on Munster’s tryline! Hammond tries to force his way over but the visitors are thwarting the danger..

46 mins: Munster are trying to bully their way forward here and causing Worcester a lot of pressure. Can they protect their lead?

Well not a bad pre-season friendly. There’s been plenty of tries and I’m sure we can expect the same in the second half. Don’t go anywhere..

Half-time: Warriors 26-14 Munster

40 mins: CONVERSION – Olver on target again to make it 26-14 to Warriors.

40 mins: TRY Warriors! The hosts reply almost immediately as Perry Humphreys collects a bouncing ball and jets through to score unopposed.

38 mins: CONVERSION – Bleyendaal adds the extras.

37 mins: TRY Munster – The Irish side reply through a Duncan Williams score, following great strength from Gerbrandt Grobbler.

36 mins: The half-packed stadium are being treated here. Warriors look strong in defence and have flair going forward.

31 mins: CONVERSION – Olver chips over the extra two to give his side a 12-point advantage.

30 mins: TRY Warriors! This time it’s Wynand Olivier who races under the posts after shaking off tackles.

25 mins: CONVERSION – Olver adds the extras. 12-7 Worcester.

24 mins: TRY Warriors! Dean Hammond latches on to a loose Billy Holland pass and races under the posts to gift Warriors the lead. No one was going to catch him!

22 mins: It’s turning into an end-to-end affair here as both teams look to exploit their oppositions defence with rapid breaks.

19 mins: Olver’s conversion drifts wide leaving the game 7-5 to Munster.

18 mins: TRY Warriors! New boy Sam Olver pops over in the far right corner to get Worcester on the scoreboard.

17 mins: But Worcester make a break which results in a lineout deep in Munster’s 22.

15 mins: Munster are looking lethal in their attacking play. Warriors are really having to put in a shift to defend their lines here.

5 mins: CONVERSION – Tyler Bleyendaal addes the extras. 0-7 Munster.

4 mins: TRY Munster – Rhys Marshall offloads to Tommy O’Donnell who storms through for the early score.

Kick-off: Here we go! Warriors get us underway in their new red away strip.

 

Warriors team to play Munster: 15 Josh Adams, 14 Perry Humphreys, 13 Wynand Olivier, 12 Jackson Willison, 11 Dean Hammond, 10 Sam Olver, 9 Peter Stringer, 1 Ryan Bower, 2 Jack Singleton, 3 Biyi Alo, 4 Donncha O’Callaghan (C), 5 Pierce Phillips, 6 Matt Cox, 7 Sam Lewis, 8 GJ van Velze

Replacements

16 Joe Taufete’e, 17 Joe Wrafter (Birmingham Moseley), 18 Stefan Thorp (Stourbridge RFC), 19 Christian Scotland-Williamson, 20 Huw Taylor, 21 Jonny Arr, 22 Tom Heathcote, 23 Tom Howe, 24 Matti Williams, 25 Darren Barry, 26 Alafoti Faosiliva, 27 Will Butler, 28 Jamie Shillcock, 29 Ben Howard

 

Welcome to Sixways for tonight’s clash which sees Warriors wrap up their pre-season campaign against Munster.

Having won and lost their previous two pre-season encounters against Hartpury College and Birmingham Moseley respectively, Gary Gold’s side will be looking to head into the new Premiership season in style.

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