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Pirates v Dundee Timeline

By West Briton  |  Posted: January 17, 2013

Gary Johnson provides clean lineout ball.

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2m: The Cornish Pirates get a perfect start as Kieran Hallett's grubbe kick unlocks the Dundee defence and Sam Hill rushes through to gather the ball and score. Hallett converts. Pirates 7 Dundee 0.

16: Dundee open their account with a Jack Steele penalty after the home side are penalised at the breakdown. Pirates 7 Dundee 3.

24: The Pirates are penalised at the scrum and Steele bags another three points. Pirates 7 Dundee 6.

27: Hallett chips over the onrushing defence again and wins the race with Dundee wing James Johnstone to touchdown for the try. Pirates 12 Dundee 6.

34: Hallett and Wes Davies link superbly down the left flank carving a path to the line before setting up Phil Burgess for a simple run-in. Hallett converts. Pirates 19 Dundee 6.

39: Steele is off target with a 40m penalty as the Pirates scrum is again penalised.

Half-time: Cornish Pirates 19 Dundee High 6.

45: A prolonged period of pressure from the Pirates and a good line of attack from Sam Hill gives Hallett space to weight a perfect chip into the corner. Davies races in to score. Pirates 24 Dundee 6.

56: Dundee add three more through a third Steele penalty after an offence at the breakdown. Pirates 24 Dundee 9

63: More sustained attacking pressure on the Scottish line yields a fifth try with lock David Lyons going over from close range. Pirates 29 Dundee 9

74: This time the visitors build a platform deep in the Pirates half and refuse to yield. After multiple phases close to the home line prop Gav Robertson squeezes home for an unconverted try in the corner. Pirates 29 Dundee 14.

78: Wes Davies seals the game claiming a huge mis-pass wide on the left before selling an outrageous dummy to wrong-foot three defenders. He then accelerates clear of two more would-be tacklers to race in at the corner. Pirates 34 Dundee 14.

Final Score: Cornish Pirates 34 Dundee 14.

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