Super Rugby: Force beat Reds in Australian derby

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) Fullback Jayden Hayward beat three defenders to score a 79th-minute try and give the Western Force a 32-29 win over Queensland Reds in Super Rugby on Saturday.

It was the Force's fourth consecutive win, a first in the club's nine-year history.

Australia flyhalf Quade Cooper had a chance to level the often spiteful match after the siren had sounded, but his dropped-goal attempt sailed just wide to the right.

A hobbling Cooper handed the goal-kicking duties to Michael Harris in the second half, and the inside center kicked four penalties.



Western Force 32 (Jayden Hayward, Ben McCalman, Luke Morahan tries; Hayward conversion, Sias Ebersohn 4 penalties, dropped goal), Queensland 29 (James Slipper, Ben Tapuai tries; Quade Cooper 2 conversions, Michael Harris 4, Cooper penalties.). HT: 17-17.

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