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

83'
Conversion

Beauden Barrett converts the try.

83'
Try

A wonderful passing move by Blues is finished off by Caleb Clarke

82'

This is dangerous for the defence as Caleb Clarke bursts through to advance the Blues attack.

82'

Rieko Ioane sets up the try.

82'

Sione Havili comes off.

78'
Penalty Goal

Richie Mo'unga kicks the penalty.

77'

Crusaders decide to make a substitution, with Dom Gardiner getting some game time.

72'

Crusaders decide to make a substitution, with Scott Barrett being replaced.

72'
Conversion

Richie Mo'unga has kicked a conversion.

72'
Try

A series of passes by Crusaders results in a try for Fergus Burke

70'

A gap opened in the defence and Fergus Burke took full advantage.

70'

That's a great try assist by Richie Mo'unga.

70'

Crusaders make a substitution with Fergus Burke coming on.

65'

Crusaders make a substitution with Dallas McLeod coming off.

65'
Penalty Goal

The Crusaders supporters go wild as Richie Mo'unga successfully kicks the penalty goal.

65'

Crusaders sub Codie Taylor comes onto the field.

62'

Brodie McAlister departs for Crusaders.

62'

Crusaders sub Corey Kellow comes onto the field.

62'

Tom Christie departs for Crusaders.

62'

The defensive line has been broken as Dalton Papali'i goes through the gap.

61'

Sam Nock comes on for Blues.

59'

Finlay Christie leaves the field.

59'

Kershawl Sykes-Martin comes on for Crusaders.

58'

Tamaiti Williams leaves the field.

58'

Beauden Barrett has hooked the conversion to the left of the posts.

58'
Try

Nothing was going to stop Beauden Barrett from scoring as they record the try for Blues.

57'

What a run here by Beauden Barrett as they get over the gainline!

57'

Finlay Christie played a key part in that try.

57'

What a run here by Rieko Ioane as they get over the gainline!

56'

Marcel Renata comes on.

54'

Nepo Laulala comes off.

54'

Jordan Lay comes on.

54'

Ofa Tu'ungafasi comes off.

54'

Brodie McAlister comes on.

54'

Codie Taylor comes off.

54'

What a run here by Dallas McLeod as they get over the gainline!

54'

What a run here by Rieko Ioane as they get over the gainline!

54'

Chay Fihaki comes on.

53'

Leicester Fainga'anuku comes off.

53'

What a run here by Will Jordan as they get over the gainline!

52'

Stephen Perofeta comes on.

52'

Zarn Sullivan comes off.

52'

Harry Plummer comes on.

52'

Bryce Heem comes off.

52'

Adrian Choat comes on.

50'

Hoskins Sotutu comes off.

50'

Crusaders decide to make a substitution, with Willi Heinz getting some game time.

49'

Crusaders decide to make a substitution, with Mitchell Drummond being replaced.

49'
Conversion

Richie Mo'unga adds the two points for Crusaders.

49'
Try

Nobody was going to stop Leicester Fainga'anuku from scoring that try!

47'

Leicester Fainga'anuku makes the break as the defence re-enacts the parting of the red sea.

47'

Spellbinding play by Christian Lio-Willie is finished off with a try.

47'

Blues make a substitution with Cameron Suafoa coming on.

44'

Blues make a substitution with James Tucker coming off.

44'

Blues make a substitution with Kurt Eklund coming on.

40'

Blues make a substitution with Ricky Riccitelli coming off.

40'

Crusaders make a substitution with Reuben O'Neill coming on.

40'

Crusaders make a substitution with Oli Jager coming off.

40'

The second half kicks off.

40'

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

40'
Conversion

Richie Mo'unga adds the two points for Crusaders.

40'
Try

The Crusaders maul pushes over the tryline as Codie Taylor scores.

39'
Yellow Card

Hoskins Sotutu (Blues) is shown a yellow card

37'
Conversion

Richie Mo'unga does the business as their conversion attempt goes over.

35'
Try

Incisive passing by Crusaders is finished off by Will Jordan, as they goes over for the try.

34'

Fabulous play by Crusaders has led to Will Jordan being able to wriggle through a gap.

34'

Braydon Ennor sets up the try.

34'

Trouble here as Jack Goodhue breaches the defence.

29'

Trouble here as Richie Mo'unga breaches the defence.

27'
Penalty Goal

Beauden Barrett adds the points for Blues.

24'

This is dangerous for the defence as Dalton Papali'i bursts through to advance the Blues attack.

23'

This is dangerous for the defence as Dalton Papali'i bursts through to advance the Blues attack.

22'

This is dangerous for the defence as Caleb Clarke bursts through to advance the Blues attack.

22'
Penalty Goal

Richie Mo'unga adds the points for Crusaders.

20'

Richie Mo'unga hits the left post with the conversion, failing to add the two points.

12'
Try

A series of passes by Crusaders results in a try for Leicester Fainga'anuku

11'

Will Jordan played a key part in that try.

11'

A gap opened in the defence and Will Jordan took full advantage.

11'
Penalty Goal

Richie Mo'unga kicks the penalty.

8'

The defensive line has been broken as Scott Barrett goes through the gap.

6'
Conversion

Richie Mo'unga has kicked a conversion.

3'
Try

Great hands by Crusaders leads to a try for Braydon Ennor

2'

The defensive line has been broken as Braydon Ennor goes through the gap.

2'

Richie Mo'unga sets up the try.

1'

We are underway as the referee blows their whistle.

0'
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Match Details

Blues v Crusaders

Super Rugby Pacific - Semi Final
Fri 16th June 2023, 03:05am EDT
Apollo Projects Stadium

Points Flow Chart

Crusaders win +37
Crusaders
Blues
Crusaders
Time in lead
Blues
81
Mins in lead
0
98%
% Of Game In Lead
0%
23%
Possession Last 10 min
77%
10
Points Last 10 min
7

Key Events

Full Time
Barrett
83'
52 - 15
Clarke
82'
52 - 13
Mo'unga
52 - 8
77'
Mo'unga
49 - 8
72'
Burke
47 - 8
70'
Mo'unga
42 - 8
65'
Barrett
57'
39 - 8
Mo'unga
39 - 3
49'
Fainga'anuku
37 - 3
47'
Half Time
Mo'unga
32 - 3
40'
Taylor
30 - 3
39'
Sotutu
37'
25 - 3
Mo'unga
25 - 3
35'
Jordan
23 - 3
34'
Barrett
24'
18 - 3
Mo'unga
18 - 0
20'
Fainga'anuku
15 - 0
11'
Mo'unga
10 - 0
8'
Mo'unga
7 - 0
3'
Ennor
5 - 0
2'
Start

22m Entries

Avg. Points Scored
3.6
11
Entries
Avg. Points Scored
1.5
8
Entries

Attack Profile

Crusaders
Blues
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Defence Profile

Crusaders
Blues
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Ruck Speed

0-3 secs
62%
66%
3-6 secs
24%
22%
6+ secs
5%
4%
82
Rucks Won
122

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