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Auckland
45
29
FT
North Harbour
HAR
NZ Domestic Cup
Saturday 13 October 2018, 9:05pm EDT

Auckland v North Harbour

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Key Events

  • FT
  • ConversionBryn Gatland
    80'
  • TRY!Tony Tuungafasi
    79'
  • TRY!Salesi Rayasi
    74'
  • ConversionBryn Gatland
    70'
  • TRY!Harrison Groundwater
    70'
  • Yellow CardDalton Papali'i
    70'
  • ConversionHarry Plummer
    58'
  • TRY!Salesi Rayasi
    57'
  • ConversionHarry Plummer
    52'
  • TRY!Jordan Trainor
    50'
  • ConversionHarry Plummer
    44'
  • TRY!Robbie Abel
    43'
  • HT
  • ConversionBryn Gatland
    40+3'
  • TRY!Shaun Stevenson
    40+2'
  • TRY!Tinoai Faiane
    37'
  • Penalty GoalBryn Gatland
    35'
  • ConversionHarry Plummer
    24'
  • TRY!Tinoai Faiane
    23'
  • ConversionHarry Plummer
    18'
  • TRY!Jonathan Ruru
    17'
  • TRY!Lua Li
    10'
  • KO

Stats

Match Stats
Player Stats
480
733
Metres
40
55
Carries
26
26
Defenders beaten
18
9
Clean breaks
111
184
Passes
17
15
Offloads
9
18
Turnovers conceded
7
3
Turnovers won
166
112
Tackles
26
26
Missed tackles
Auckland T C P
15 Jordan Trainor 1 0 0
14 Melani Nanai 0 0 0
13 Tumua Manu 0 0 0
12 Tinoai Faiane 2 0 0
11 Salesi Rayasi 2 0 0
10 Harry Plummer 0 5 0
9 Jonathan Ruru 1 0 0
1 Sam Prattley 0 0 0
2 Robbie Abel 1 0 0
3 Marcel Renata 0 0 0
4 Fa'atiga Lemalu 0 0 0
5 Evan Olmstead 0 0 0
6 Waimana Riedlinger-Kapa 0 0 0
7 Dalton Papali'i 0 0 0
8 Akira Ioane 0 0 0
SUBSTITUTES T C P
16 Mike Sosene Feagai 0 0 0
17 Jarred Adams 0 0 0
18 Marco Fepulea'i 0 0 0
19 Michael Fatialofa 0 0 0
20 Hoskins Sotutu 0 0 0
21 Desma Liaina 0 0 0
22 Jacob Umaga 0 0 0
23 Caleb Clarke 0 0 0
North Harbour T C P
15 Shaun Stevenson 1 0 0
14 Mark Telea 0 0 0
13 Daniel Hilton Jones 0 0 0
12 Harrison Groundwater 1 0 0
11 Tevita Li 0 0 0
10 Bryn Gatland 0 3 1
9 Bryn Hall 0 0 0
1 Lua Li 1 0 0
2 James Parsons 0 0 0
3 Sione Mafileo 0 0 0
4 Gerard Cowley-Tuioti 0 0 0
5 Ben Nee Nee 0 0 0
6 Glenn Preston 0 0 0
7 Dillon Hunt 0 0 0
8 Murphy Taramai 0 0 0
SUBSTITUTES T C P
16 Luteru Tolai 0 0 0
17 Chris Eves 0 0 0
18 Tony Tuungafasi 1 0 0
19 Danny Drake 0 0 0
20 Hapakuki Moala-Liavaa 0 0 0
21 Lewis Gjaltema 0 0 0
22 Loketi Manu 0 0 0
23 Nick Smith 0 0 0

Standings

NZ Domestic Cup

RANK TEAM RPI TOTAL
1 Auckland 47 46
6 North Harbour 37 30
Live Blog
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  • FULL TIME - The battle of the bridge is done, as Auckland have run out 16 point victors over North Harbour. Auckland dominated that second half, with tries to Abel in the 44th minute, Trainor in the 51st minute, Rayasi in the 58th and 75th minutes. North Harbour also had tries in the second half with a 71st minute Groundwater try and Tuungafasi planted one in the 81st minute.
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  • North Harbour are looking for one more, as they push the ball into attack.
    80'+3''
  • Conversion
    CONVERSION NORTH HARBOUR (Bryn Gatland) Auckland 45 North Harbour 29 - Gatland with the quick conversion, which was a second before the hooter, which means we will have a restart.
    80'''
  • Try
    TRY NORTH HARBOUR (Tony Tuungafasi) Auckland 45 North Harbour 27 - Tuungafasi uses his big body to his advantage, as he runs it over the line for a try.
    80'''
  • North Harbour are trying to find a way through, to pick up the bonus point and end the match on a high.
    80''
  • The referee sends a potential foul play decision of a dangerous tackle up to the TMO to check. The decision is a penalty to North Harbour.
    78''
  • MISSED CONVERSION AUCKLAND - Plummer kicks away to the right and he fails to add to the Auckland score.
    77''
  • Try
    TRY AUCKLAND (Salesi Rayasi) Auckland 45 North Harbour 22 - Rayasi makes it a daily double as he manages to be in the right place at the right time, running over the line.
    75''
  • The sunny conditions are starting to take their toll on the players of both teams.
    74''
  • Conversion
    CONVERSION NORTH HARBOUR (Bryn Gatland) Auckland 40 North Harbour 22 - Gatland slots it through to pick up the extra two points.
    72''
  • Try
    TRY NORTH HARBOUR (Harrison Groundwater) Auckland 40 North Harbour 20 - Groundwater takes the pass, runs around the tackler and he grounds the ball ever so easily.
    71''
  • The sting has really gone out of this game, as the second half has been dominated by Auckland.
    69''
  • The game is being largely played in the middle of the ground.
    67''
  • Auckland should look at resting a couple of their premier players, thinking forward to next week.
    65''
  • The games is done, it is really a matter of working out strategies for North Harbour.
    63''
  • The changes are coming through thick and fast at the moment from both benches.
    61''
  • Conversion
    CONVERSION AUCKLAND (Harry Plummer) Auckland 40 North Harbour 15 - Plummer kicks it well and is given the two flags to indicate he has picked up the extra points for Auckland.
    59''
  • Try
    TRY AUCKLAND (Salesi Rayasi) Auckland 38 North Harbour 15 - Rayasi finds some space on the right as he calls for the ball, he takes the pass well and he runs it over the line.
    58''
  • Play is held up momentarily, as Olmstead is receiving some attention on the ground. He looks to be okay to continue.
    56''
  • This one is almost done. Should Auckland score another try it should be enough to seal the game.
    55''
  • Conversion
    CONVERSION AUCKLAND (Harry Plummer) Auckland 33 North Harbour 15 - Plummer makes it out of reach for North Harbour as he rubs salt into the wounds of Harbour, by picking up the extras.
    53''
  • Try
    TRY AUCKLAND (Jordan Trainor) Auckland 31 North Harbour 15 - Trainor finds his way over the line and North Harbour are out to a 16 point lead over North Harbour.
    51''
  • Auckland are spending a lot of time inside their attacking half, during this second half.
    49''
  • North Harbour must score the next points of the match as otherwise they will find the mountain a little bit too high to climb.
    47''
  • Conversion
    CONVERSION AUCKLAND (Harry Plummer) Auckland 26 North Harbour 15 - Plummer kicks from directly in front and he makes no mistake, kicking it through the middle of the uprights.
    45''
  • Try
    TRY AUCKLAND (Robbie Abel) Auckland 24 North Harbour 15 - Able runs through with the tacklers hanging onto him, he is able to get through and score a try for Auckland.
    44''
  • There is a little bit of feeling in this one at the moment.
    43''
  • SECOND HALF - We are back under way for the second half.
    41''
  • HALF TIME - Auckland go into the half time break holding a four point lead over North Harbour. Li scored the first try for North Harbour at the 11th minute, but then Auckland took control with Ruru scoring an 18th minute try and Faiane scoring a 25th minute try and a 38th minute try. North Harbour fought back to score the final try of the half, as Stevenson crossed the line at the 43rd minute.
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  • Conversion
    CONVERSION NORTH HARBOUR (Bryn Gatland) Auckland 19 North Harbour 15 - Gatland kicks it through for the extra points and Harbour are right back in this one.
    40'+4''
  • Try
    TRY NORTH HARBOUR (Shaun Stevenson) Auckland 19 North Harbour 13 - Stevenson runs through the tackle, shaking it off, looks for the line and plants it! That's just what Harbour needed before half time.
    40'+3''
  • The ref has called time off to let Auckland know, he was not happy about the collapsing maul.
    40'+2''
  • MISSED CONVERSION AUCKLAND - Plummer kicks it for the extra points but it fades at the final moment.
    39''
  • Try
    TRY AUCKLAND (Tinoai Faiane) Auckland 19 North Harbour 8 - The TMO has been called in as Faiane looks to have scored a try in the corner, but Mafileo attempts to push him in touch, in the final moments. The decision comes down and it is a confirmed try.
    38''
  • Penalty Goal
    PENALTY GOAL NORTH HARBOUR (Bryn Gatland) Auckland 14 North Harbour 8 - Gatland receives the bronx cheers as he finally breaks through with his first points of the game.
    36''
  • MISSED PENALTY NORTH HARBOUR - Gatland takes the kick from the middle of the ground and you guessed it, he has struck the post for the third time in a row.
    35''
  • MISSED PENALTY AUCKLAND - Plummer takes the penalty kick from the sideline. It swirls into the breeze and he misses away to the right.
    33''
  • North Harbour need to wake up here, as they are getting punished by Auckland, after a strong start to the match.
    32''
  • Auckland continue to throw caution to the wind, as they send the ball into attack once again.
    30''
  • North Harbour will be asking themselves, how do they find themselves in this predicament?
    28''
  • Conversion
    CONVERSION AUCKLAND (Harry Plummer) Auckland 14 North Harbour 5 - Plummer splits the middle once again, with Auckland out to a commanding nine point lead over North Harbour.
    26''
  • Try
    TRY AUCKLAND (Tinoai Faiane) Auckland 12 North Harbour 5 - Faiane slips over as he is trying to get away from the tackler, he regains composure, to run it over the line. 
    25''
  • It feels like neither side has really gotten into the game, with plenty of stop-start play.
    23''
  • The pressure has been turned up on North Harbour now, as they have dominated the early part of the game, with little return.
    21''
  • Conversion
    CONVERSION AUCKLAND (Harry Plummer) Auckland 7 North Harbour 5 - Plummer converts the extra points to give Auckland the lead.
    19''
  • Try
    TRY AUCKLAND (Jonathan Ruru) Auckland 5 North Harbour 5 - Ruru spots the space in the breakdown, as he launches a big dive, under Li to ground the ball for a try.
    18''
  • There is some movement in attack for Auckland, with their most dangerous play in the game.
    17''
  • Auckland have barely spent time inside their own attacking half.
    15''
  • MISSED CONVERSION NORTH HARBOUR - Garland takes the kick from a slight angle and once again, he strikes the post and misses.
    13''
  • Try
    TRY NORTH HARBOUR (Lua Li) Auckland 0 North Harbour 5 - There is a pack just inches from the try line. Li appears to have the ball. He goes for the stretch and it is over. First points to North Harbour.
    11''
  • North Harbour are starting to get the upper hand once again, as they are 5m out from their attacking line.
    9''
  • It has been a tight opening from both teams. North Harbour has been the team with the most attacking play.
    7''
  • A chance gone begging for North Harbour, as they are in a promising position, but it all falls apart in the last line of attack.
    5''
  • MISSED PENALTY NORTH HARBOUR - Gatland takes a penalty kick after a high tackle. He kicks it high and he hits the right, rebounding back into play.
    3''
  • FIRST HALF - North Harbour kick off and we are under way.
    1''
  • Welcome to Eden Park for the match between Auckland and North Harbour. 
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