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18 - 16
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It's all over! The referee has blown their whistle to end the game.

80'

The drop goal is on its way from Zarn Sullivan but it runs out gas over the last few metres, falling short.

79'

Zarn Sullivan has penalty kick attempt at goal but pushes it to the right hand side of the posts.

78'

This is dangerous for the defence as Roger Tuivasa-Sheck bursts through to advance the Auckland attack.

75'

Taranaki decide to make a substitution, with Fiti Sa getting some game time.

70'

Taranaki decide to make a substitution, with Heiden Bedwell-Curtis being replaced.

70'

A gap opened in the defence and Mills Sanerivi took full advantage.

68'

Taranaki make a substitution with Jayson Potroz coming on.

67'

Taranaki make a substitution with Vereniki Tikoisolomone coming off.

67'

Taranaki make a substitution with Donald Brighouse coming on.

67'

Taranaki make a substitution with Jared Proffit coming off.

67'
Penalty Goal

The Taranaki supporters go wild as Josh Jacomb successfully kicks the penalty goal.

66'

Auckland sub Hamish Dalzell comes onto the field.

64'

Edward Annandale departs for Auckland.

64'

Taranaki sub Mills Sanerivi comes onto the field.

64'

Ricky Riccitelli departs for Taranaki.

64'

Taufa Funaki comes on for Auckland.

59'

Kalani Thomas leaves the field.

59'

Tanielu Tele'a comes on for Auckland.

59'

Bryce Heem leaves the field.

59'

Leni Apisai comes on for Auckland.

57'

Soane Vikena leaves the field.

57'

Adam Lennox comes on.

52'

Logan Crowley comes off.

52'

Marcel Renata comes on.

51'

Sione Ahio comes off.

51'

Josh Jacomb comes on.

51'

Jayson Potroz comes off.

51'

Tom Florence makes the break as the defence re-enacts the parting of the red sea.

47'
Penalty Goal

Jayson Potroz makes no mistake with that penalty goal attempt.

46'

The second half kicks off.

40'

The half-time whistle blows and both teams head for the dressing rooms.

42'

More power was needed in that penalty goal attempt by Jayson Potroz as it drops short.

42'

Taranaki sub Michael Bent comes onto the field.

39'

Reuben O'Neill departs for Taranaki.

39'
Conversion

Jayson Potroz does the business as their conversion attempt goes over.

39'
Try

The pick and go results in a try for Taranaki as Tom Florence goes over.

38'
Penalty Goal

The touch judges raise their flags as Zarn Sullivan kicks the penalty goal.

27'

This is dangerous for the defence as Heiden Bedwell-Curtis bursts through to advance the Taranaki attack.

23'
Conversion

Zarn Sullivan makes no mistake with that conversion attempt.

22'
Try

A wonderful passing move by Auckland is finished off by Salesi Rayasi

20'

This is dangerous for the defence as Salesi Rayasi bursts through to advance the Auckland attack.

20'

That's a great try assist by Bryce Heem.

20'
Penalty Goal

Zarn Sullivan makes no mistake with that penalty goal attempt.

14'
Penalty Goal

Zarn Sullivan makes no mistake with that penalty goal attempt.

10'

Teihorangi Walden comes on for Taranaki.

8'

Brayton Northcott-Hill leaves the field.

8'

Jayson Potroz hits the left post with the conversion, failing to add the two points.

8'
Try

The Taranaki pack has powered over for Ricky Riccitelli to score the try.

7'

Vaiolini Ekuasi comes on.

3'

Adrian Choat comes off.

3'

We are underway as the referee blows their whistle.

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Match Details

Auckland v Taranaki Bulls

Sat 23rd September 2023, 03:05am EDT

Points Flow Chart

Taranaki Bulls win +2
Taranaki Bulls
Auckland
Taranaki Bulls
Time in lead
Auckland
22
Mins in lead
52
28%
% Of Game In Lead
65%
38%
Possession Last 10 min
62%
0
Points Last 10 min
0

Key Events

Full Time
Jacomb
18 - 16
66'
Potroz
15 - 16
46'
Half Time
Potroz
12 - 16
39'
Florence
10 - 16
38'
Sullivan
27'
5 - 16
Sullivan
22'
5 - 13
Rayasi
20'
5 - 11
Sullivan
14'
5 - 6
Sullivan
10'
5 - 3
Riccitelli
5 - 0
7'
Start

22m Entries

Avg. Points Scored
1.7
7
Entries
Avg. Points Scored
0.9
11
Entries

Attack Profile

Taranaki Bulls
Auckland
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Defence Profile

Taranaki Bulls
Auckland
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Ruck Speed

0-3 secs
54%
62%
3-6 secs
36%
28%
6+ secs
7%
5%
76
Rucks Won
90

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