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Waikato
19
23
FT
Otago
OTA
NZ Domestic Cup
Saturday 13 October 2018, 12:05am EDT

Waikato v Otago

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  • FT
  • Penalty GoalJosh Ioane
    61'
  • ConversionFletcher Smith
    49'
  • TRY!Bailyn Sullivan
    48'
  • HT
  • TRY!Tyler Campbell
    40'
  • Penalty GoalJosh Ioane
    32'
  • ConversionFletcher Smith
    26'
  • TRY!Josh Iosefa-Scott
    25'
  • TRY!Joketani Koroi
    18'
  • ConversionJosh Ioane
    14'
  • TRY!Josh Dickson
    13'
  • TRY!Mitchell Scott
    10'
  • KO

Stats

Match Stats
Player Stats
523
394
Metres
50
44
Carries
26
19
Defenders beaten
14
12
Clean breaks
188
169
Passes
8
7
Offloads
16
13
Turnovers conceded
3
9
Turnovers won
95
151
Tackles
19
26
Missed tackles
Waikato T C P
15 Matthew Lansdown 0 0 0
14 Bailyn Sullivan 1 0 0
13 Quinn Tupaea 0 0 0
12 Dwayne Sweeney 0 0 0
11 Tyler Campbell 1 0 0
10 Fletcher Smith 0 2 0
9 Jack Stratton 0 0 0
1 Toby Smith 0 0 0
2 Samisoni Taukei'aho 0 0 0
3 Josh Iosefa-Scott 1 0 0
4 Tim Bond 0 0 0
5 Laghlan McWhannell 0 0 0
6 James Tucker 0 0 0
7 Mitchell Jacobson 0 0 0
8 Jordan Manihera 0 0 0
SUBSTITUTES T C P
16 Sekope Lopeti 0 0 0
17 Ayden Johnstone 0 0 0
18 Sosaia Fale 0 0 0
19 Adam Burn 0 0 0
20 Jono Armstrong 0 0 0
21 Raniera Takarangi 0 0 0
22 Pepesana Patafilo 0 0 0
23 Declan O'Donnell 0 0 0
Otago T C P
15 Michael Collins 0 0 0
14 Mitchell Scott 1 0 0
13 Matt Faddes 0 0 0
12 Sio Tomkinson 0 0 0
11 Jona Nareki 0 0 0
10 Josh Ioane 0 1 2
9 Kurt Hammer 0 0 0
1 Jonah Aoina 0 0 0
2 Sekonaia Pole 0 0 0
3 Hisa Sasagi 0 0 0
4 Sione Misiloi 0 0 0
5 Josh Dickson 1 0 0
6 Joketani Koroi 1 0 0
7 Slade McDowall 0 0 0
8 Dylan Nel 0 0 0
SUBSTITUTES T C P
16 Ricky Jackson 0 0 0
17 Tom Hill 0 0 0
18 George Bower 0 0 0
19 Josh Larsen 0 0 0
20 Naulia Dawai 0 0 0
21 James Lentjes 0 0 0
22 Josh Renton 0 0 0
23 Vilimoni Koroi 0 0 0

Standings

NZ Domestic Cup

RANK TEAM RPI TOTAL
4 Waikato 40 34
7 Otago 28 29
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  • A fantastic game of football, it wasn't pretty but boy was it tough and those three early tries to Otago proved too hard for Waikato to pull back, but boy did they throw everything at it.
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  • FULL TIME: Otago 23 Waikato 19.
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  • That's it all over Otago keep the ball, Waikato tried everything but the siren sounds and its game over!
    80'''
  • Under a minute to go and Otago tap and go just outside their 22!
    80''
  • Otago scrum feed as they look to hold onto the ball and pull of a great win, here we go.
    79''
  • Penalty advantage for Waikato, but oh no, silly play from from Armstrong who looked to have kicked at a player on the ground and the penalty is reversed.  Huge moment in this game!
    78''
  • Otago desperate in defense, Waikato desperate to score.
    77''
  • Again a penalty to Waikato, again they turn the 3 down, they want and need 5 points to take this game, what a cliffhanger!
    76''
  • Just over 5 minutes of play remaining.  Otago 23 Waikato 19.
    74''
  • Now Waikato with an attacking line out, and they come up with the penalty, Waikato keep trying, Otago keep hanging tough!
    73''
  • Otago scrum feed 10 metres out from their line, big opportunity.
    73''
  • What a battle this game is, I can't pick a winner from here, ten minutes to go.
    70''
  • Waikato line out on there 22 after a TMO review on the last play came up with nothing.
    70''
  • The clock starts to become a factor in this one, just 4 points separates the teams.  Otago 23 Waikato 19.
    69''
  • Turnover and Waikato lose the ball at a vital stage, Scott finds touch deep down field.
    69''
  • Penalty to Waikato for offside this time, Fletcher Smith thinks about the 3 but he turns it down and finds touch 15 metres out.
    67''
  • Waikato firing straight back, just 5 metres out can they get a try here?
    66''
  • Just over 15 minutes remaining who wants this game more, we will soon know. Otago 23 Waikato 19.
    65''
  • No mistake from Ioane a true professional as he splits the middle of the uprights.
    64''
  • Penalty Goal
    PENALTY GOAL! Otago (Ioane) 23-19 Otago.
    63''
  • Penalty to Otago for a high tackle and this time Ioane will take the kick for the extra 3 points.  Everything counts now.
    62''
  • Inside the last 20 minutes and these two classy teams and separated by a solitary point.
    61''
  • Ioane finds touch on the Waikato 10 metre line.
    61''
  • Nareki charges forward, Otago possessing the ball at least now, they still hold the lead 20-19.
    59''
  • Otago having real issues getting the ball out of the Waikato attacking end of the field.
    58''
  • Otago right under the pump here and a couple of unforced errors see's them putting even more pressure on themselves.
    57''
  • Penalty for Otago, Ioane must have thought about the extra 3 points but instead he kicks for touch.
    55''
  • Three tries for Otago in the opening 20 minutes but it's been a try drought for them since as Waikato grind them down.
    53''
  • Lansdown cleans up in defense and finds touch after a threatening Collins run and chip kick.
    52''
  • Fletcher Smith converts from the toughest of angles and it's a one point ball game, Otago 20 Waikato 19.
    51''
  • Conversion
    CONVERSION! Waikato (Smith) 20-19 Otago.
    50''
  • A fantastic ball from Tupaea to Sullivan who goes over in the corner and Waikato are coming!
    50''
  • Try
    TRY! Waikato (Sullivan) 20-17 Otago.
    48''
  • No change to the scores since the break its Otago maintaining their 20-12 advantage.
    48''
  • Smith again doing the clean up work and he finds touch just on the Waikato 22.
    47''
  • Waikato line out inside the Otago 22.
    47''
  • Both fullbacks keen to sink their slipper into the ball early in this half, it's a kicking battle for territory.
    44''
  • Tomkinson with a driving run up the middle but he loses the ball and Smith cleans up and sends the ball rolling in touch on the Otago 22.
    43''
  • Play back underway, Tupaea lucky to get away with that.
    42''
  • Penalty for Otago as Tupaea hits Hammer very late in a tackle got him right in the  kidneys and he looks sore, time off called.
    42''
  • Here we go underway in the second half anyone's game this one.  Can Otago hold on or do Waikato come over the top?
    41''
  • Otago got off to a cracking start with the first 3 tries inside twenty minutes, since then Waikato have done a great job to battle their way right back into this game.  At half time its Otago leading Waikato 20-12.  Anyones game this one.
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  • HALF TIME - Otago 20 Waikato 12.
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  • MISSED CONVERSION! Waikato (Smith) 20-12 Otago, the Fletcher Smith kick slides across the face and that's the half time break.
    40'''
  • Right on half time, Sweeney and Lansdown involved yet again and Campbell goes over in the corner for a vital try.
    40'''
  • Try
    TRY! Waikato (Campbell) 20-12 Otago
    40'''
  • Taukei'aho almost over for Waikato but the ball is held up by a desperate Otago defense.
    40''
  • Sweeney up the middle again only 10 metres out late in the first half.
    39''
  • Scrappy last few minutes in this contest but an entertaining game that's for sure.
    37''
  • Could be important in the end that decision, but looking at the reply it looks a correct call.
    37''
  • No Try! The clean out was deemed illegal as it was obstruction.  Otago get the penalty five metres out.
    37''
  • Looks like a Waikato try, the referee awards it but we will head to the TMO for confirmation.
    36''
  • Waikato ball just outside there 22, a try here would tighten things right up before the break.
    35''
  • Waikato scrum feed after the restart, error from Dickson who was called offside.
    35''
  • Good penalty from Ioane, the wind has picked up out there, he used Scott to hold the ball on the kicking tee and then went bang and put it straight between the uprights.
    33''
  • Penalty Goal
    PENALTY GOAL! Otago (Ioane) 20-7 Otago.
    33''
  • Penalty to Otago after the restart and Ioane will take a look at the extra points here.
    32''
  • Break in play as players from both teams get treatment for injuries, it's a pretty hot ball out there today.
    32''
  • Otago scrum just outside the Waikato 22 after the restart.
    29''
  • Clinical play from Waikato to open their account for the day, McWhannell the assist with the pass to Iosefa-Scott who charged over the try line, great play.
    28''
  • Conversion
    CONVERSION! Waikato (Smith) 17-7 Otago.
    28''
  • Try
    TRY! Waikato (Iosefa-Scott) 17-5 Otago.
    27''
  • Otago 17 Waikato 0, after a cracking start from Otago.
    26''
  • Otago scrum feed just five metres out from there line, surely not a fourth try early.
    24''
  • All Otago early, Waikato need to get on the board here and soon.
    24''
  • Ioane unlucky as he hits the uprights for the second time today and both have gone the wrong side.
    23''
  • Wow Faddes split the Waikato defense straight up the middle, then Scott and McDowall involved again and Koroi did the rest.  Didn't expect this early that's for sure!
    22''
  • MISSED CONVERSION! Ioane misses left again, that's 1 from 3 from him to date. Otago 17 Waikato 0.
    21''
  • Try
    TRY! Otago (Koroi) Otago 17-0.
    21''
  • Otago scrum feed just outside their 22, Waikato looking under real pressure here again.
    18''
  • Great try for Otago with Ioane with a great run and offload to Dickson who carried defenders over the line with him, Otago on fire early.
    16''
  • Conversion
    CONVERSION! Otago (Ioane) 12-0 Otago.
    16''
  • Try
    TRY! Otago (Dickson) 10-0 Otago.
    15''
  • Nareki looking dangerous he almost split the defense wide open there.
    15''
  • Otago draw first blood of the day with McDowall giving the assist to Scott who went over in the corner.
    14''
  • MISSED CONVERSION! Ioane misses with his first attempt from a tough angle. 5-0 Otago.
    13''
  • Try
    TRY! Otago (Scott) 5-0 Otago
    11''
  • Otago scrum feed just inside their own half.
    11''
  • Real arm wrestle this game so far.
    9''
  • Just over five minutes gone and scores are locked 0-0.
    6''
  • Waikato inside their 22 now after some great bullocking play from skipper Sweeney.
    5''
  • First stoppage of the day as Otago lose the ball down the left hand side.  Free flowing early this one.
    4''
  • Waikato lose the ball and Otago come back on the counter attack.
    3''
  • Lansdown taken down just short of the try line for Waikato.
    2''
  • Waikato looking to end the season with a seventh consecutive win.  Otago with first use of the ball, but they knock on from the kick off, bad start, can only get better.
    1''
  • Here we go at FMG Stadium. Waikato looking to take the home and away season honours in the Championship while Otago are looking for a home semi-final.
    1''
  • Not far off a start here in what should be a belter of a game in sensational weather conditions.  Looking forward to this contest.
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  • Waikato will be looking to wrap up top spot in the Championship while Otago sit third and need the win for a home semi-final.  Plenty on the line here today.
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  • Welcome to FMG Stadium Waikato, Hamilton for what shapes as an outstanding contest pre finals action.  It's Waikato up against Otago.
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