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

79'

George Bell comes on.

75'

Ioane Moananu comes off.

75'

Crusaders decide to make a substitution, with Fletcher Anderson getting some game time.

72'

Crusaders decide to make a substitution, with Tom Christie being replaced.

72'

Blues decide to make a substitution, with Soane Vikena getting some game time.

72'

Blues decide to make a substitution, with Ricky Riccitelli being replaced.

72'

A gap opened in the defence and Harry Plummer took full advantage.

72'

Blues decide to make a substitution, with Taufa Funaki getting some game time.

72'

Blues decide to make a substitution, with Finlay Christie being replaced.

72'

A gap opened in the defence and Stephen Perofeta took full advantage.

72'

Blues make a substitution with Josh Beehre coming on.

65'

Blues make a substitution with Laghlan McWhannell coming off.

65'

Blues sub Harry Plummer comes onto the field.

63'

Caleb Clarke departs for Blues.

63'

The defensive line has been broken as Levi Aumua goes through the gap.

63'
Penalty Goal

The touch judges raise their flags as Stephen Perofeta kicks the penalty goal.

62'

What a run here by Hoskins Sotutu as they get over the gainline!

58'

Johnny McNicholl comes on for Crusaders.

57'

Chay Fihaki leaves the field.

57'

Adrian Choat comes on for Blues.

56'

Akira Ioane leaves the field.

56'

Seb Calder comes on for Crusaders.

55'

Fletcher Newell leaves the field.

55'

Ioane Moananu comes on for Crusaders.

55'

George Bell leaves the field.

55'

Joe Moody comes on for Crusaders.

55'

George Bower leaves the field.

55'

Noah Hotham comes on.

54'

Willi Heinz comes off.

54'

Corey Kellow comes on.

51'

Tahlor Cahill comes off.

51'

Marcel Renata comes on.

51'

Angus Ta'avao comes off.

51'

Josh Fusitu'a comes on.

51'

Ofa Tu'ungafasi comes off.

51'
Yellow Card

Sevu Reece (Crusaders) is shown a yellow card

50'

Caleb Clarke makes the break as the defence re-enacts the parting of the red sea.

48'

Crusaders decide to make a substitution, with Dallas McLeod getting some game time.

46'

Crusaders decide to make a substitution, with David Havili being replaced.

46'
Conversion

Stephen Perofeta adds the two points for Blues.

46'
Try

Slick passing by Blues leads to a try for AJ Lam.

44'

AJ Lam makes the break as the defence re-enacts the parting of the red sea.

44'

Spellbinding play by Cole Forbes is finished off with a try.

44'
Conversion

Stephen Perofeta adds the two points for Blues.

43'
Try

The defence are desperately trying to hold out here but it was to no avail as Ofa Tu'ungafasi dots the ball down from close range.

42'

Fabulous play by Blues has led to Stephen Perofeta being able to wriggle through a gap.

40'

Fabulous play by Blues has led to Patrick Tuipulotu being able to wriggle through a gap.

40'

The second half kicks off.

40'

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

43'
Penalty Goal

Stephen Perofeta kicks the penalty.

43'

Cole Forbes makes the break as the defence re-enacts the parting of the red sea.

42'
Yellow Card

Willi Heinz (Crusaders) is shown a yellow card

42'

Blues make a substitution with Cole Forbes coming on.

40'

Blues make a substitution with Zarn Sullivan coming off.

40'

Fabulous play by Blues has led to Dalton Papali'i being able to wriggle through a gap.

39'
Penalty Goal

Riley Hohepa has kicked a penalty goal.

37'
Penalty Goal

The Blues supporters go wild as Stephen Perofeta successfully kicks the penalty goal.

30'

This is dangerous for the defence as AJ Lam bursts through to advance the Blues attack.

22'
Penalty Goal

Riley Hohepa does the business as their penalty goal attempt goes over.

19'

A gap opened in the defence and Macca Springer took full advantage.

14'

Crusaders sub Macca Springer comes onto the field.

13'

Johnny McNicholl departs for Crusaders.

13'
Yellow Card

Dalton Papali'i (Blues) is shown a yellow card

8'

Johnny McNicholl comes on.

4'

Macca Springer comes off.

4'
Penalty Goal

Stephen Perofeta has kicked a penalty goal.

3'

The defensive line has been broken as Caleb Clarke goes through the gap.

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We are underway as the referee blows their whistle.

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Match Details

Blues v Crusaders

Super Rugby Pacific - Round 5
Sat 23rd March 2024, 02:05am
Eden Park

Points Flow Chart

 
Blues
Crusaders
Blues
Time in lead
Crusaders
64
Mins in lead
0
77%
% Of Game In Lead
0%
51%
Possession Last 10 min
49%
0
Points Last 10 min
0

Key Events

Full Time
Perofeta
26 - 6
62'
Reece
50'
23 - 6
Perofeta
23 - 6
46'
Lam
21 - 6
44'
Perofeta
16 - 6
43'
Tu'ungafasi
14 - 6
42'
Half Time
Perofeta
9 - 6
43'
Heinz
42'
6 - 6
Hohepa
37'
6 - 6
Perofeta
6 - 3
30'
Hohepa
19'
3 - 3
Papali'i
3 - 0
8'
Perofeta
3 - 0
3'
Start

22m Entries

Avg. Points Scored
1.5
11
Entries
Avg. Points Scored
0
4
Entries

Attack Profile

Blues
Crusaders
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Defence Profile

Blues
Crusaders
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Ruck Speed

0-3 secs
46%
22%
3-6 secs
35%
50%
6+ secs
15%
25%
118
Rucks Won
49

Last 5 Penalties

72'
73'
74'
76'
79'
Blues
Crusaders

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