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

81'
Penalty Goal

Sam Gilbert kicks the penalty.

78'

Blues decide to make a substitution, with Rob Rush getting some game time.

74'

Blues decide to make a substitution, with Dalton Papali'i being replaced.

74'

Highlanders decide to make a substitution, with Connor Garden-Bachop getting some game time.

74'

Highlanders decide to make a substitution, with Freddie Burns being replaced.

74'

Highlanders make a substitution with Fetuli Paea coming on.

68'

Highlanders make a substitution with Jermaine Ainsley coming off.

68'

A gap opened in the defence and Akira Ioane took full advantage.

67'

Blues make a substitution with Roger Tuivasa-Sheck coming on.

66'

Blues make a substitution with Harry Plummer coming off.

66'

Blues sub Akira Ioane comes onto the field.

64'

James Tucker departs for Blues.

64'

Highlanders sub Marino Mikaele-Tu'u comes onto the field.

64'

Pari Pari Parkinson departs for Highlanders.

64'

Highlanders sub Folau Fakatava comes onto the field.

64'

Aaron Smith departs for Highlanders.

64'

The defensive line has been broken as Rieko Ioane goes through the gap.

62'

Blues sub Sam Nock comes onto the field.

62'

Finlay Christie departs for Blues.

62'

Blues sub Marcel Renata comes onto the field.

62'

Nepo Laulala departs for Blues.

62'

Blues sub Jordan Lay comes onto the field.

62'

Ofa Tu'ungafasi departs for Blues.

62'

Highlanders sub Dan Lienert-Brown comes onto the field.

62'

Ethan de Groot departs for Highlanders.

62'

Blues sub Kurt Eklund comes onto the field.

62'

Ricky Riccitelli departs for Blues.

62'

The defensive line has been broken as Mark Telea goes through the gap.

60'

The defensive line has been broken as Harry Plummer goes through the gap.

60'

Saula Mau comes on for Highlanders.

58'

Matt Whaanga leaves the field.

58'
Yellow Card

Jermaine Ainsley (Highlanders) is shown a yellow card

57'

Rhys Marshall comes on.

54'

Andrew Makalio comes off.

54'

AJ Lam comes on.

54'

Caleb Clarke comes off.

54'

Sean Withy comes on.

50'

Max Hicks comes off.

50'

Rieko Ioane makes the break as the defence re-enacts the parting of the red sea.

45'

The second half kicks off.

40'

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

40'
Penalty Goal

Harry Plummer kicks the penalty.

40'

Fabulous play by Blues has led to Rieko Ioane being able to wriggle through a gap.

35'

Fabulous play by Blues has led to Anton Segner being able to wriggle through a gap.

33'
Conversion

Harry Plummer makes no mistake with that conversion attempt.

29'
Try

The pressure has finally told as Patrick Tuipulotu scores from close range.

28'

Spellbinding play by Finlay Christie is finished off with a try.

28'
Penalty Goal

Harry Plummer adds the points for Blues.

24'

Sam Gilbert takes the penalty but the ball didn't come round, staying right of the posts.

19'

A gap opened in the defence and Anton Segner took full advantage.

16'

Blues sub James Tucker comes onto the field.

14'

Akira Ioane departs for Blues.

14'
Penalty Goal

Sam Gilbert kicks the penalty.

8'
Penalty Goal

Harry Plummer kicks the penalty.

7'
Penalty Goal

Sam Gilbert has kicked a penalty goal.

1'

Akira Ioane comes on.

1'

James Tucker comes off.

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We are underway as the referee blows their whistle.

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Match Details

Blues v Highlanders

Super Rugby Pacific - Round 15
Fri 2nd June 2023, 03:05am EDT
Eden Park

Points Flow Chart

Blues win +7
Blues
Highlanders
Blues
Time in lead
Highlanders
54
Mins in lead
22
67%
% Of Game In Lead
27%
38%
Possession Last 10 min
62%
0
Points Last 10 min
3

Key Events

Full Time
Gilbert
78'
16 - 9
Ainsley
57'
16 - 6
Half Time
Plummer
16 - 6
40'
Plummer
13 - 6
29'
Tuipulotu
11 - 6
28'
Plummer
6 - 6
24'
Gilbert
8'
3 - 6
Plummer
3 - 3
7'
Gilbert
1'
0 - 3
Start

22m Entries

Avg. Points Scored
1.3
10
Entries
Avg. Points Scored
1.5
4
Entries

Attack Profile

Blues
Highlanders
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Defence Profile

Blues
Highlanders
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Ruck Speed

0-3 secs
61%
44%
3-6 secs
25%
41%
6+ secs
3%
5%
95
Rucks Won
44

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