Bristol Bears vs Sale Sharks 22/23 Live Reporting

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20 Bristol Bears
36 Sale Sharks

Fri 14 Apr 7:45pm Ashton Gate Attendance: 0

Bristol Bears vs Sale Sharks

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FULL TIME| Sale Sharks 25 - 20 Bristol Bears

A testing afternoon in the Gallagher Prem but #YourSharks take the four points.

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Sale Sharks 25 - 20 Bristol Bears

Final minutes here at the AJ Bell, Sale look after possession as they look to count down the clock.

Bristol still looking sharp in wanting to close the scoreline. Sale continue to apply pressure to the bears and MacGunity misses the catch to allow a Sale scrum which will surely close the game off for #YourSharks.

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Sale Sharks 25 - 20 Bristol Bears

After 5 minutes of consistent pressure from the bears, the Sharks turn play over at halfway and clear downfield and is collected by Ibitoye.

Bristol are throwing everything on the table to close the score, Ibitoye takes the ball and looks to steam through the Sharks line but Sale push the winger into touch on his 10m line.

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Sale Sharks 25 - 20 Bristol Bears

Bristol remain in Sharks red zone as another offside penalty goes #YourSharks way and a final team warning is given.

Bears cannot break through the Sharks defence and they look to pass out-wide again but the pass doesn’t come off and Sale secure a turnover and clear their lines.

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Substitution

Arron Reed

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Substitution

Tom O’Flaherty

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Try

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Conversion

AJ MacGinty

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Substitution

Harry Thacker

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Sale Sharks 25 - 20 Bristol Bears

Bears build momentum after the re-start and apply immense pressure on Sharks defence. AJ Macguinty looks to kick out wide however the ball is lost and the Ref brings the play back for an offside penalty.

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Will Capon

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Substitution

Harry Randall

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Substitution

Gus Warr

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Raffi Quirke

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Conversion

George Ford

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Substitution

Andy Uren

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Gus Warr

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Sale Sharks 25 - 20 Bristol Bears

Bristol get penalised for being offside and RDP sends it to the corner.

Sharks line out and maul towards the line and JL du Preez goes over!

RDP converts successful. Your Sharks take the lead!

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Sam Dugdale

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Steven Luatua

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Daniel Thomas

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Ratu Naulago

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Yann Thomas

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Yann Thomas

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Ben Curry

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Ratu Naulago

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Josh Beaumont

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Yann Thomas

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Sam James

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Rob du Preez

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Sale Sharks 18 - 20 Bristol Bears

Sharks defence is getting tested in this half, with both sides getting penalised for being offside, play has been stop start.

Sharks approach the 22 however stumble at the line out again, however are quick to recover to win a penalty for not releasing.

Sale Scrum just shy of the 22.

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Nic Schonert

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Sam Jeffries

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Yellow Card

Ellis Genge

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Sale Sharks 18 - 20 Bristol Bears

Our northern powerhouses have done it again, #YourSharks win a penalty in the scrum and close in on Bristol 22.

A loose ball in the line out gifts Bristol possession and look to play the ball up the field. Bristol look to kick into space in the backfield, but Roebuck has it covered and charges up field.

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George Ford

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Sale Sharks 18 - 20 Bristol Bears

Sale counter from the off and string a lovely play and cause Bristol offside.

RDP calls for the tie to close the gap 10 minutes into the second half.

Conversion successful.

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George Ford

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Substitution

Simon McIntyre

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Max Lahiff

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Kyle Sinckler

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Bevan Rodd

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Jean-Luc du Preez

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Sale Sharks 15 - 20 Bristol Bears

Both teams start the half with strong, Bristol charge at Sharks defence and after continuous attempts to break the line. Sharks get penalised for being off-side and gift Bristol with a penalty kick opposite the sticks.

MacGunity slots it through.

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Conversion

AJ MacGinty

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Sale Sharks 15 - 17 Bristol Bears

The end of the first 40 here at the AJ Bell. The Bears end up with a 2 point lead.

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Ratu Naulago

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Sale Sharks 15 - 17 Bristol Bears

Bristol Substitution as AJ MacGuinity makes his way back on the field.

Sharks get penalised for offside and Macgunity calls for the posts, to get Bristol ahead just before the break.

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Sale Sharks 15 - 14 Bristol Bears

After continuous push back from #YourSharks holding a strong defence, the ball is stumbled and picked up by Cobus.

Cobus slings a pass and gets intercepted by Bristol allowing attack to continue and Bristol sneak through space outside to close the gap.

Conversion successful.

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Conversion

George Ford

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Try

Ben Curry

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Sale Sharks 15 - 07 Bristol Bears

RDP successful converts the penalty

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Drop Goal

George Ford

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Sale Sharks 12 - 07 Bristol Bears

Sharks dominate the Bristol scrum to move up the field and line out just half way.

A successful take from Beaumont allows RDP to switch play out wide and Roebuck to squeeze through the gap but the ball is held up. Bristol get penalised for offside and RDP calls for the posts.

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Sale Sharks 12 - 07 Bristol Bears

Sharks react well to Bristol on the score board, RDP sends a kick to allow Roebuck on the chase and after winning the air battle he charges across the line, to score Sharks second of the afternoon.

Conversion successful.

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Penalty

George Ford

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Sale Sharks 05 - 05 Bristol Bears

Bristol get on the score board after touching down in the corner, after a penalty given allowing them winning a 5m lineout.

Conversion successful, Bristol take the lead.

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Sale Sharks 05 - 00 Bristol Bears

Sharks look confident in attack, Sam Hill’s pass gets intercepted to allows Bristol’s pack to charge at the Sharks line. Bristol look for the quick chip and chase but the ball is collected by Carps and cleared up field.

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George Ford

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Sale Sharks 05 - 00 Bristol Bears

Sharks keep momentum after the re-start and forces Sheedy to kick out on the full allowing play to remain in Bristol’s half.

An error from Bristol’s fullback allows #YourSharks upfield after a disruptive kick from Warr.

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Sale Sharks 05 - 00 Bristol Bears

Persistence is Key. After several pick up and goes, Warr’s pass outside allows RDP to touch down in the corner.

Conversion unsuccessful.

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Penalty

AJ MacGinty

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Sale Sharks 00 - 00 Bristol Bears

Sharks driving maul and pass out wide to Roebuck was set to see Sharks first try of the match. TMO disallows the try to send Sale back to 5m out.

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Sale Sharks 00 - 00 Bristol Bears

Sale win a penalty and kick to the corner to close down into Bristol 22. THe line out is overstretched at ball is kicked up field.

Roebuck secures the ball in the air and charge down from Gus Warr, gives Sharks a line out 5m out.

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George Ford

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Sale Sharks 00 - 00 Bristol Bears

Kick off here at the AJ Bell.

Bristol come out the blocks early with a chip and chase from Sheedy which brings them into Sharks 22.

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Bristol get penalised again #YourSharks have their third opportunity to get across the line.

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Bristol Bears vs Sale Sharks 22/23 Live Reporting