At beginning of a new season of Super Rugby Australia the Reds they didn’t have too many inconveniences to overtake Waratahs by a bulky 41-7 at Suncorp Stadium in Queensland. The winners scored 5 tries and starter James O’Connor was sharp on his foot and contributed 16 points.
Dream start for one and terror for the other. Because one got everything and the other very little. Reds and Waratahs undressed each other’s present at the start of the tournament. While the locals showed that they maintain the validity of 2020 when they reached the final of the tournament, those of Sydney will have to have a hard week to reverse the great superiority that those of Queensland showed.
Everything has a reason and maybe it can be relapsed Red to Izaia Perese for a dangerous tackle on Hunter Paisami. The debut of the center will not remain in the memory, but according to the new laws of Super Rugby Australia after 20 minutes a player received the red card he can be replaced. He was sent off at 36 ‘of the first half and Tane Edmed took his place at 16 of the complement.
But the story was clear for the winners that although they did not score points in those 20 minutes, they did so before and after to round off the win. Jake Gordon at 3 ‘of the game dived into the ingoal for the outsiders but the joy did not last long because Jock Campbell, Alex Mafi and Filipo Daugunu in a burst of 9 minutes turned history to leave the partial 27-7 favorable to the hosts thanks to the good foot of James o´Connor who hit the conversions and 2 penalties.
In the second half he only appealed to opportunism to continue with the result above and increase the difference. Again Daugunu was present at the ingoal and in the epilogue Ilaisa Droasese, who had entered 10 ‘ago, sealed the final result. Everything always with the good punch of O’Connor so that they are 7 points. Debut and triumph for the runner-up who this year will want the stick to reach the top.