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

78'

Waikato decide to make a substitution, with Quintony Ngatai getting some game time.

74'

Waikato decide to make a substitution, with Xavier Roe being replaced.

74'

Waikato decide to make a substitution, with Hamilton Burr getting some game time.

72'

Waikato decide to make a substitution, with Jack Lam being replaced.

72'

Auckland decide to make a substitution, with Angus Ta'avao getting some game time.

71'

Auckland decide to make a substitution, with Leni Apisai being replaced.

71'

The touch judges have waved away the attempt by Tepaea Cook-Savage as they hook it left.

69'

Auckland make a substitution with Joe Royal coming on.

67'

Auckland make a substitution with Josh Fusitua coming off.

67'

Waikato make a substitution with Xavier Saifoloi coming on.

67'

Waikato make a substitution with Simon Parker coming off.

67'
Conversion

The Auckland supporters go wild as Zarn Sullivan successfully kicks the conversion.

67'
Try

Zarn Sullivan scores the try from close range.

66'

A gap opened in the defence and Zarn Sullivan took full advantage.

66'

Kalani Thomas sets up the try.

66'

The defensive line has been broken as Che Clark goes through the gap.

66'

Auckland sub Josh Fusitua comes onto the field.

64'

Ben Ake departs for Auckland.

64'
Conversion

The Waikato supporters go wild as Tepaea Cook-Savage successfully kicks the conversion.

63'
Try

Great hands by Waikato leads to a try for Xavier Roe

62'

Spellbinding play by Tana Tuhakaraina is finished off with a try.

62'

The defensive line has been broken as Tana Tuhakaraina goes through the gap.

62'

Waikato sub Solomone Tukuafu comes onto the field.

62'

George Dyer departs for Waikato.

62'

Auckland sub Niko Jones comes onto the field.

62'

Vaiolini Ekuasi departs for Auckland.

62'

Waikato sub Jack Lam comes onto the field.

60'

Joe Johnston departs for Waikato.

60'
Drop Goal

Tepaea Cook-Savage kicks a drop goal and it is OVER!

57'

Sione Ahio comes on.

52'

Angus Ta'avao comes off.

52'

Ben Ake comes on.

52'

Josh Fusitua comes off.

52'

Che Clark comes on.

52'

Edward Annandale comes off.

52'

Laghlan McWhannell comes on.

52'

Hamilton Burr comes off.

52'

Waikato decide to make a substitution, with Malachi Wrampling-Alec getting some game time.

49'

Waikato decide to make a substitution, with Aki Tuivailala being replaced.

49'

Tana Tuhakaraina makes the break as the defence re-enacts the parting of the red sea.

48'

Auckland decide to make a substitution, with Salesi Rayasi getting some game time.

46'

Auckland decide to make a substitution, with Xavier Tito-Harris being replaced.

46'

Waikato make a substitution with Pita Anae Ah-Sue coming on.

44'

Waikato make a substitution with Sean Ralph coming off.

44'

Auckland make a substitution with Tanielu Tele'a coming on.

43'

Auckland make a substitution with Corey Evans coming off.

43'

Auckland make a substitution with Kalani Thomas coming on.

43'

Auckland make a substitution with Taufa Funaki coming off.

43'

Waikato make a substitution with Ollie Norris coming on.

43'

Waikato make a substitution with Ayden Johnstone coming off.

43'

The second half kicks off.

38'

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

38'

The ball swings towards the posts but floats to the right, Tepaea Cook-Savage will have to re-adjust the radar.

36'
Try

The pick and go results in a try for Waikato as Xavier Roe goes over.

36'

Fabulous play by Waikato has led to Xavier Roe being able to wriggle through a gap.

36'
Yellow Card

Xavier Tito-Harris (Auckland) is shown a yellow card

36'
Conversion

Tepaea Cook-Savage does the business as their conversion attempt goes over.

30'
Try

Silky skills by Waikato ends with a try for Xavier Roe.

29'

Spellbinding play by Tana Tuhakaraina is finished off with a try.

29'

Trouble here as Tana Tuhakaraina breaches the defence.

29'

Zarn Sullivan curls the ball too far, missing the posts to the left.

24'
Try

A wonderful passing move by Auckland is finished off by Vaiolini Ekuasi

23'

This is dangerous for the defence as Vaiolini Ekuasi bursts through to advance the Auckland attack.

23'

That's a great try assist by Xavier Tito-Harris.

23'

This is dangerous for the defence as Blake Gibson bursts through to advance the Auckland attack.

23'

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

18'

A gap opened in the defence and Tepaea Cook-Savage took full advantage.

14'

Zarn Sullivan steps up to take the penalty but pulls it wide and to the left.

13'

Tepaea Cook-Savage has hooked the conversion to the right of the posts.

10'
Try

A series of passes by Waikato results in a try for Aki Tuivailala

9'

A gap opened in the defence and Aki Tuivailala took full advantage.

9'

Austin Anderson played a key part in that try.

9'

The defensive line has been broken as Tepaea Cook-Savage goes through the gap.

3'

We are underway as the referee blows their whistle.

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Match Details

Auckland v Waikato

Fri 15th September 2023, 10:05pm EDT

Points Flow Chart

Waikato win +15
Auckland
Waikato
Auckland
Time in lead
Waikato
0
Mins in lead
64
0%
% Of Game In Lead
82%
32%
Possession Last 10 min
68%
0
Points Last 10 min
0

Key Events

Full Time
Sullivan
12 - 27
67'
Sullivan
10 - 27
66'
Cook-Savage
63'
5 - 27
Roe
62'
5 - 25
Cook-Savage
57'
5 - 20
Half Time
Roe
36'
5 - 17
Tito-Harris
5 - 12
36'
Cook-Savage
30'
5 - 12
Roe
29'
5 - 10
Ekuasi
5 - 5
23'
Tuivailala
9'
0 - 5
Start

22m Entries

Avg. Points Scored
3
4
Entries
Avg. Points Scored
3.8
7
Entries

Attack Profile

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Waikato
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Defence Profile

Auckland
Waikato
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Ruck Speed

0-3 secs
68%
57%
3-6 secs
25%
35%
6+ secs
3%
4%
84
Rucks Won
111

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