Foley kicks Waratahs to 26-29 victory over Reds

Bernard Foley kicked 19 points in the game for Waratahs
Bernard Foley kicked 19 points in the game for Waratahs
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Reds 26-29 Waratahs, Suncorp Stadium
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Bernard Foley kicked four penalties in the second half including two in the final 10 minutes as Waratahs came from behind to win the Super Rugby encounter 26-29 at Suncorp Stadium on Saturday.

Karmichael Hunt scored an early try in the 11th minute for Reds followed by a conversion from Quade Cooper but Waratahs soon levelled the scores with a cross over from Nick Phipps and Foley adding the extras.

Lukhan Tui and Izaia Perese added further tries for Waratahs to take them to a 19-7 lead but a try from Michael Hopper and a conversion and a penalty from Foley meant the difference between the two teams was down to two at half time.

Stephen Moore rumbled past the post to give Reds some advantage but Foley added four penalties in the second half to seal a 26-29 victory for Waratahs.

The win has taken Waratahs to second position in Australian conference while Reds are placed third.

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