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Jake Gordon stars as Waratahs hammer awful Reds

Posted On: 8 Aug 2020   |   Posted By: Planet Rugby

Jake Gordon stars as Waratahs hammer awful Reds

The Waratahs dealt a significant blow to the Reds' Super Rugby AU chances following a dominant 45-12 bonus-point victory in Sydney on Saturday.
Rob Penney's men produced their best performance for some time in the first half, scoring five tries to go 38-0 ahead at the interval. Jake Gordon was the star, scoring a hat-trick, but he was ably supported by Jack Maddocks and Alex Newsome, who also touched down.
Tom Horton then added to their opponents' pain in the second period before Jack Hardy and James O'Connor gave the Queenslanders a semblance of consolation.
After the Brumbies' defeat to the Rebels on Friday, it opened the door for the Reds to put pressure on the Canberra outfit, but they remain seven points behind the table-toppers.

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