/Brumbies thump Sunwolves to move past Stormers

Brumbies thump Sunwolves to move past Stormers

2020-03-06 07:30

The Brumbies claimed a comprehensive Super Rugby win over the Sunwolves in Wollongong on Friday.

As it happened | Sunwolves v Brumbies

The men from Canberra ran in seven tries to win 47-12, having led 21-7 at half-time.

The bonus-point win also saw the Brumbies (18 points) move above the Stormers (17) to the top of the overall standings, with the Cape side on a bye weekend.

However, the Crusaders could move to the top of the standings if they beat the Reds comprehensively in Christchurch later on Friday.

More to follow…

Scorers:

Sunwolves

Tries: Efi Maafu, Mike Stolberg

Conversions: Garth April, Jumpei Ogura

Brumbies:

Tries: Ryan Lonergan, Will Miller, Rob Valetini, Toni Pulu, Tevita Kuridrani, Solomone Kata, Joe Powell

Conversions: Lonergen (5), Reesjan Pasitoa

Teams:

Sunwolves

15 Yoshizumi Takeda, 14 JJ Engelbrecht, 13 Siosaia Fifita, 12 Ben Te’o, 11 Tautalatasi Tasi, 10 Garth April, 9 Rudy Paige, 8 Jake Schatz (captain), 7 Shunsuke Nunomaki, 6 Justin Downey, 5 Michael Stolberg, 4 Kotaro Yatabe, 3 Conraad van Vuuren, 2 Efitusi Maafu, 1 Nic Mayhew

Substitutes: 16 Jaba Bregvadze, 17 Jarred Adams, 18 Hencus van Wyk, 19 Ben Hyne, 20 Tevita Tupou, 21 Naoto Saito, 22 Jumpei Ogura, 23 Keisuke Moriya

Brumbies

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