Super Rugby: Champions Stunned As Force Go Three From Three

Rugby WA Media Release - The Western Force has secured its third victory in as many matches following an emphatic 18-15 win over reigning champions, the Chiefs, at the ‘Force Field’ (nib Stadium) tonight. In front of a heaving 16,380-strong Sea of Blue, tonight marked the first time the Force has recorded three consecutive victories since 2007, with Matt Hodgson leading the way with the first two-try performance of his career in a Haigh & Hastings Man of the Match display. Despite opposing one of the best attacking units in Asteron Life Super Rugby, the Force became the first team since the Brumbies of 2001 to hold the Chiefs try-less in a match in Australia, with Aaron Cruden and Gareth Anscombe posting the five penalty goals between them. Head Coach Michael Foley said he was pleased with the commitment and composure
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