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

80'

The drop goal is on its way from Finn Hurley but it runs out gas over the last few metres, falling short.

78'

Leroy Ferguson comes on.

75'

Hayden Michaels comes off.

75'

Christian Lio-Willie comes on.

75'

Tom Sanders comes off.

75'

A gap opened in the defence and Michael Manson took full advantage.

74'

Finn Hurley looks to land a drop goal but it misses, sailing past the right handside of the posts.

73'

Otago decide to make a substitution, with Jeremiah Asi getting some game time.

71'

Otago decide to make a substitution, with Jona Nareki being replaced.

71'

A gap opened in the defence and Michael Manson took full advantage.

69'

Southland make a substitution with Marty Banks coming on.

67'

Southland make a substitution with Viliami Fine coming off.

67'

Southland make a substitution with Ben Strang coming on.

66'

Southland make a substitution with Jack Taylor coming off.

66'

Southland make a substitution with Tevita Latu coming on.

66'

Southland make a substitution with Scott Gregory coming off.

66'

Otago make a substitution with John Tapueluelu coming on.

66'

Otago make a substitution with Ajay Faleafaga coming off.

66'

Finn Hurley curls the ball too far, missing the posts to the right.

65'
Try

Great hands by Otago leads to a try for Finn Hurley

64'

Jona Nareki sets up the try.

64'

The defensive line has been broken as Jona Nareki goes through the gap.

64'

Otago sub Nathan Hastie comes onto the field.

64'

James Arscott departs for Otago.

64'

Southland sub Jahvis Wallace comes onto the field.

64'

Jay Renton departs for Southland.

64'

Otago sub Ricky Jackson comes onto the field.

64'

Henry Bell departs for Otago.

64'

Josh Hill comes on for Otago.

58'

Fabian Holland leaves the field.

58'

Sam Fischli comes on for Otago.

57'

Christian Lio-Willie leaves the field.

57'

Semisi Tupou Ta’eiloa comes on for Southland.

56'

Leroy Ferguson leaves the field.

56'

Shneil Singh comes on.

54'

Mike McKee comes off.

54'

What a run here by Thomas Umaga-Jensen as they get over the gainline!

53'

Saula Mau comes on.

52'

Jermaine Ainsley comes off.

52'

Benjamin Lopas comes on.

52'

Abraham Pole comes off.

52'

Jonah Aoina comes on.

52'

Joe Walsh comes off.

52'

What a run here by Jona Nareki as they get over the gainline!

51'

Southland decide to make a substitution, with Quinn Harrison-Jones getting some game time.

48'

Southland decide to make a substitution, with Morgan Mitchell being replaced.

48'
Conversion

Dan Hollinshead adds the two points for Southland.

47'
Try

The defence are desperately trying to hold out here but it was to no avail as Matt Whaanga dots the ball down from close range.

46'

Matt Whaanga makes the break as the defence re-enacts the parting of the red sea.

46'

Spellbinding play by Jay Renton is finished off with a try.

46'

The second half kicks off.

40'

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

40'
Conversion

Finn Hurley does the business as their conversion attempt goes over.

39'
Try

A perfectly weighted kick allows Ajay Faleafaga to score the try.

38'

That's a great try assist by Jona Nareki.

38'

Fabulous play by Southland has led to Dan Hollinshead being able to wriggle through a gap.

35'
Conversion

Finn Hurley does the business as their conversion attempt goes over.

32'
Try

The pressure has finally told as Josh Dickson scores from close range.

31'
Conversion

Dan Hollinshead makes no mistake with that conversion attempt.

26'
Try

Silky skills by Southland ends with a try for Scott Gregory.

26'

Leroy Ferguson played a key part in that try.

26'

Trouble here as Leroy Ferguson breaches the defence.

26'

This is dangerous for the defence as Morgan Mitchell bursts through to advance the Southland attack.

23'
Conversion

Dan Hollinshead makes no mistake with that conversion attempt.

20'
Try

A wonderful passing move by Southland is finished off by Michael Manson

19'

Scott Gregory sets up the try.

19'
Conversion

Finn Hurley converts the try.

14'
Try

Josh Dickson scores the try from close range.

13'

Finn Hurley has hooked the conversion to the left of the posts.

6'
Try

Great hands by Otago leads to a try for Josh Whaanga

5'

The defensive line has been broken as Josh Whaanga goes through the gap.

5'

That's a great try assist by Finn Hurley.

5'

We are underway as the referee blows their whistle.

0'
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Match Details

Otago v Southland Stags

Sat 26th August 2023, 03:05am EDT

Points Flow Chart

Otago win +10
Otago
Southland Stags
Otago
Time in lead
Southland Stags
71
Mins in lead
5
89%
% Of Game In Lead
6%
40%
Possession Last 10 min
60%
0
Points Last 10 min
0

Key Events

Full Time
Hurley
31 - 21
64'
Hollinshead
47'
26 - 21
Whaanga
46'
26 - 19
Half Time
Hurley
26 - 14
39'
Faleafaga
24 - 14
38'
Hurley
19 - 14
32'
Dickson
17 - 14
31'
Hollinshead
26'
12 - 14
Gregory
26'
12 - 12
Hollinshead
20'
12 - 7
Manson
19'
12 - 5
Hurley
12 - 0
14'
Dickson
10 - 0
13'
Whaanga
5 - 0
5'
Start

22m Entries

Avg. Points Scored
3.1
10
Entries
Avg. Points Scored
2.3
9
Entries

Attack Profile

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Southland Stags
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Defence Profile

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Southland Stags
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Ruck Speed

0-3 secs
66%
48%
3-6 secs
27%
33%
6+ secs
2%
13%
58
Rucks Won
99

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