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Group C/D - Friday 8th November @ 07:00am
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Group C/D - Friday 8th November @ 07:00am
SCOTLAND vs. USA
Salford City Stadium
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L: 0
H-T: 0
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H-T: 8
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Full Time in Salford and the Scottish have come back from 8-0 down to beat the Tomahawks 22-8, which means Tonga are OUT of RLWC 2013

Scotland 22-8

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TRY SCOTLAND
Scored by Alex Hurst. Conversion attempt by Danny Brough successful.

Some poor defence and a great piece of vision from Danny Brough for Scotland to score and secure the Victory

Scotland 22-8

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Push and shove again here from the players, penalty against USA for a dangerous throw on Peter Wallace - Joel Luani on report

Scotland 16-8

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The USA trying everything but frustration coming out big time, then the USA forced into touch by the Scottish defence on halfway

Scotland 16-8

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Another Penalty to Scotland but no word on why yet

Scotland 16-8

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Another Penalty to Scotland undoes some good work for the USA

Scotland 16-8

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Some good play from Joel Luani gets the USA deep into the Scottish half

Scotland 16-8

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Some luck there for the USA with a tiny knock on from the Scottish about 19m out from the USA line

Scotland 16-8

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Another Penalty to Scotland not helping the USA there, this time for a strip

Scotland 16-8

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USA get to halfway on the last tackle, definitely starting to look out of energy here, having played 3 games in 9 days

Scotland 16-8

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A scrum for Scotland coming up after Bureta Faraimo bats the crossfield kick over the sideline

Scotland 16-8

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PENALTY SCOTLAND: The USA get penalised for a strip and then give an extra 10m away with some backchat to Referee Alibert

Scotland 16-8

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USA create some great space but Michael Garvey loses it just over halfway line

Scotland 16-8

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Craig Priestly puts a chip and chase through and almost soccers the second kick but cleaned up by the Scottish who get deep into the USA half

Scotland 16-8

An awkward bounce there is taken nicely by Bureta Faraimo

Scotland 16-8

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TRY SCOTLAND
Scored by Luke Douglas. Conversion attempt by Danny Brough successful.

Straight from the penalty, The Titans own Luke Douglas forces his way over the line through some very weak defence

Scotland 16-8

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PENALTY SCOTLAND: All the momentum with the Bravehearts at the moment, Penalty count now 8-5 to Scotland

Scotland 10-8

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Six more tackles go to the Tomahawks and only need one play to get close to scoring but a strong tackle from David Scott means forces Matt Pietersen to drop the ball

Scotland 10-8

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And after several more replays Video Referee Henry Perenara goes with his initial instinct and rules NO TRY ruling a Scottish knock on

Scotland 10-8

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Henry is "not liking this one at all"

Scotland 10-8

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Square In The Air Time - checking grounding and touch line

Scotland 10-8

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TRY SCOTLAND
Scored by Matthew Russell. Conversion attempt by Danny Brough successful.

Some good work from Matt Russell gets the Scottish through the line to score and after the conversion the Scottish lead

Scotland 10-8

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Square In The Air time - Referee Thierry Alibert sending upstairs a possible Scottish try to Henry Perenara to make the final call on a possible obstruction

United States 8-4

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PENALTY SCOTLAND: The USA penalised for "not giving space" to the man playing the ball - in NRL language Penalised for Crowding

United States 8-4

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TRY SCOTLAND
Scored by Brett Phillips. Conversion attempt by Danny Brough unsuccessful.

Off the back of six again, some good hands from Danny Brough puts Brett Phillips through to score despite the defensive efforts of Craig Priestly, conversion from Brough hits the post

United States 8-4

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Scratch that, referee Alibert has found a penalty against the USA for a high tackle

United States 8-0

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Some good work there from the USA forces a goaline dropout

United States 8-0

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A strong tackle there from Danny Brough on the back of his kick

United States 8-0

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A good little kick from Craig Priestly forces a repeat set for the USA

United States 8-0

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Danny Brough goes to the air but the ball goes out on the full thanks to the kick pressure from the USA

United States 8-0

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Thierry Alibert calls time on and play is underway in the second half, off the boot of Danny Brough

United States 8-0

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Players back out on field in Salford

United States 8-0

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Half Time in Salford and the USA lead 8-0 over Scotland

United States 8-0

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The Scottish end their good attacking set with a poor offload that goes straight to the USA

United States 8-0

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Scotland took some massive risk there and with some luck manage to get six more on the halfway line

United States 8-0

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The USA can't be questioned about their passion in defence

United States 8-0

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Everyone watches the high kick bounce but goes straight to the USA's Danny Howard

United States 8-0

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For the third time today Scottish winger Alex Hurst has been denied a try

United States 8-0

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Matt Russell takes a kick beautifully before being steamrolled by Craig Priestly

United States 8-0

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A couple of offloads from the USA and the final one from Taylor Welch is dropped by Faraimo and gives possession back to the Scottish

United States 8-0

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Henry Perenara in the Video Referee's box says no try, penalty for an obstruction

United States 8-0

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Henry Perenara the Video Referee "not liking" the try so far

United States 8-0

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Square in the Air time - Thierry Alibert asking Henry Perenara to check an obstruction

United States 8-0

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PENALTY SCOTLAND: The USA penalised for not releasing the tackled player

United States 8-0

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Drop ball after some good attacking runs gives possession back to Scotland who now cross the USA half

United States 8-0

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Five Tomahawks players get in and defend to stop the Scottish player from scoring holding him up ingoal on the last tackle

United States 8-0

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PENALTY SCOTLAND: The USA penalised for an obstruction

United States 8-0

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TRY UNITED STATES
Scored by Taylor Welch. Conversion attempt by Joseph Paulo unsuccessful.

Taylor Welch gets through and grounds a grubber kick into the ingoal from Craig Priestly

United States 8-0

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Square in the Air time - off to the Video Referee, checking onside and grounding

United States 4-0

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PENALTY USA: Dale Ferguson penalised and put on report for a Crusher tackle, kick for touch takes the USA 20m

United States 4-0

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Kind bounces for the USA mean that Priestly bomb goes dead without pressure for Scotland

United States 4-0

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PENALTY SCOTLAND: Desperately needed penalty goes to the Scottish, against the USA for "crowding in the ruck"

United States 4-0

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PENALTY USA: The Scottish penalised for a leg pull and the USA find touch in 40m out from the Scottish line

United States 4-0

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USA to work the ball out from their own end after Peter Wallace finds touch 10m out from the USA line

United States 4-0

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Another forward pass this time from the USA takes the pressure of Scotland

United States 4-0

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PENALTY USA: Scotland penalised for a strip, kick for touch is a good one taking them just 25m out from the Scotland line

United States 4-0

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Scottish create the overlap and look to score but are called back for a forward pass

United States 4-0

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Ben Halliwell gets himself over the line but ruled to be held up by Referee Thierry Alibert

United States 4-0

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Peter Wallace puts a kick towards the goal post but is taken out of the air nicely by Craig Priestly

United States 4-0

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TRY UNITED STATES
Scored by Kristian Freed. Conversion attempt by Joseph Paulo unsuccessful.

A barging run from Kristian Freed gets over the line and gets the ball to scrape the grass despite strong defence from the Scottish, conversion missed

United States 4-0

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Another set of six here for the USA with a double knock on ruled

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Bit of luck for the USA with Clint Newton dropping the ball trying to offload the ball but called backwards by referee Alibert

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PENALTY USA: Scotland penalised for being offside

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First error of the match from Scotland in the Play the ball

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Joseph Paulo puts the ball up but is too deep and the Scottish fullback watches it bounce over the dead ball line

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Both sides have completed their opening set, with strong runs from both sides

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Play underway in Salford, first possession with Scotland

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Just minutes from kick off in Salford with both national anthems just finishing

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Referees: Thierry Alibert

Touch Judges: James Child, Tim Roby

Video Referee: Henry Perenara

SCOTLAND (22)
Tries: Brett Phillips, Matthew Russell, Luke Douglas, Alex Hurst
Field Goals:
Conversions: Danny Brough (3/4)
Penalty Goals:

UNITED STATES (8)
Tries: Kristian Freed, Taylor Welch
Field Goals:
Conversions: Joseph Paulo (0/2)
Penalty Goals:



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