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BLU
Blues
22
24
FT
Crusaders
CRU
Super Rugby
Saturday 16 February 2019, 1:35am EST

Blues v Crusaders

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Key Events

  • FT'
  • TRY!Augustine Pulu
    72'
  • Yellow CardBen Funnell
    66'
  • TRY!Manasa Mataele
    53'
  • ConversionHarry Plummer
    51'
  • TRY!Ofa Tuungafasi
    50'
  • ConversionOtere Black
    42'
  • TRY!Akira Ioane
    41'
  • HT'
  • Yellow CardTom Robinson
    25'
  • TRY!Manasa Mataele
    17'
  • Penalty GoalOtere Black
    13'

Stats

Match Stats
Player Stats
468
235
Metres
59
21
Carries
20
15
Defenders beaten
8
7
Clean breaks
145
83
Passes
10
1
Offloads
13
11
Turnovers conceded
7
8
Turnovers won
80
182
Tackles
15
20
Missed tackles
Blues T C P
15 Michael Collins 0 0 0
14 Melani Nanai 0 0 0
13 Ma'a Nonu 0 0 0
12 TJ Faiane 0 0 0
11 Rieko Ioane 0 0 0
10 Otere Black 0 1 1
9 Jonathan Ruru 0 0 0
1 Alex Hodgman 0 0 0
2 James Parsons 0 0 0
3 Sione Mafileo 0 0 0
4 Patrick Tuipulotu 0 0 0
5 Joshua Goodhue 0 0 0
6 Tom Robinson 0 0 0
7 Dalton Papali'i 0 0 0
8 Akira Ioane 1 0 0
SUBSTITUTES T C P
16 Matt Moulds 0 0 0
17 Karl Tu'inukuafe 0 0 0
18 Ofa Tuungafasi 1 0 0
19 Gerard Cowley-Tuioti 0 0 0
20 Matt Matich 0 0 0
21 Augustine Pulu 1 0 0
22 Harry Plummer 0 1 0
23 Sonny Bill Williams 0 0 0
Crusaders T C P
15 David Havili 0 0 0
14 Manasa Mataele 2 0 0
13 Braydon Ennor 0 0 0
12 Ryan Crotty 0 0 0
11 George Bridge 0 0 0
10 Richie Mo'unga 0 0 0
9 Bryn Hall 0 0 0
1 Joe Moody 0 0 0
2 Andrew Makalio 0 0 0
3 Owen Franks 0 0 0
4 Scott Barrett 0 0 0
5 Quinten Strange 0 0 0
6 Jordan Taufua 0 0 0
7 Matt Todd 0 0 0
8 Whetu Douglas 0 0 0
SUBSTITUTES T C P
16 Ben Funnell 0 0 0
17 Tim Perry 0 0 0
18 Michael Alaalatoa 0 0 0
19 Luke Romano 0 0 0
20 Tom Sanders 0 0 0
21 Mitchell Drummond 0 0 0
22 Mitch Hunt 0 0 0
23 Will Jordan 0 0 0

Standings

Super Rugby

RANK TEAM RPI TOTAL
13 Blues 52 30
1 Crusaders 79 58
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  • It's all over! The referee has blown his whistle to end the game.
    80'
  • Blues have won 100 rucks so far this game.
    79'
  • Harry Plummer has penalty kick attempt at goal but pushes it to the right hand side of the posts.
    78'
  • Crusaders make a substitution with Quinten Strange coming on.
    78'
  • Crusaders make a substitution with Andrew Makalio coming off.
    78'
  • David Havili has made 10 good tackles so far this game.
    76'
  • Andrew Makalio has made 10 good tackles so far this game.
    74'
  • Harry Plummer has hooked the conversion to the right of the posts.
    73'
  • Try
    Augustine Pulu scores the try from close range.
    Sock
    72'
  • Blues sub Augustine Pulu comes onto the field.
    68'
  • Jonathan Ruru departs for Blues.
    68'
  • Matt Moulds comes on for Blues.
    68'
  • James Parsons leaves the field.
    68'
  • Gerard Cowley-Tuioti comes on.
    68'
  • Joshua Goodhue comes off.
    68'
  • Blues have won 80 rucks so far this game.
    67'
  • Andrew Makalio comes on.
    66'
  • Quinten Strange comes off.
    66'
  • Yellow Card
    Ben Funnell (Crusaders) is shown a yellow card.
    Sock
    66'
  • Crusaders have won 40 rucks so far this game.
    64'
  • Will Jordan comes on.
    63'
  • Ryan Crotty comes off.
    63'
  • Crusaders have been awarded a penalty try by The referee.
    62'
  • Crusaders put the pressure on with this scrum and it has paid off as they are awarded a penalty try.
    62'
  • A gap opened in the defence and Braydon Ennor took full advantage.
    57'
  • Crusaders decide to make a substitution, with Tom Sanders getting some game time.
    55'
  • Crusaders decide to make a substitution, with Whetu Douglas being replaced.
    55'
  • Crusaders make a substitution with Ben Funnell coming on.
    55'
  • Crusaders make a substitution with Andrew Makalio coming off.
    55'
  • Crusaders sub Mitchell Drummond comes onto the field.
    55'
  • Bryn Hall departs for Crusaders.
    55'
  • Richie Mo'unga curls the ball too far, missing the posts to the left.
    54'
  • Spellbinding play by George Bridge is finished off with a try.
    54'
  • Try
    A series of passes by Crusaders results in a try for Manasa Mataele.
    Sock
    53'
  • The defensive line has been broken as George Bridge goes through the gap.
    53'
  • Matt Matich comes on for Blues.
    52'
  • Dalton Papali'i leaves the field.
    52'
  • What a run here by Harry Plummer as they gets over the gainline!.
    52'
  • Joe Moody comes on.
    52'
  • Tim Perry comes off.
    52'
  • Luke Romano comes on.
    52'
  • Jordan Taufua comes off.
    52'
  • Conversion
    Harry Plummer converts the try.
    Sock
    51'
  • Jonathan Ruru played a key part in that try.
    51'
  • Try
    Blues are only a few metres out, surely they must score! And they do with Ofa Tuungafasi touching down.
    Sock
    50'
  • Harry Plummer comes on.
    49'
  • Otere Black comes off.
    49'
  • Blues decide to make a substitution, with Sonny Bill Williams getting some game time.
    49'
  • Blues decide to make a substitution, with TJ Faiane being replaced.
    49'
  • Crusaders make a substitution with Michael Alaalatoa coming on.
    48'
  • Crusaders make a substitution with Owen Franks coming off.
    48'
  • Blues sub Ofa Tuungafasi comes onto the field.
    46'
  • Sione Mafileo departs for Blues.
    46'
  • Karl Tu'inukuafe comes on for Blues.
    46'
  • Alex Hodgman leaves the field.
    46'
  • Blues have won 60 rucks so far this game.
    45'
  • Scott Barrett has made 10 good tackles so far this game.
    45'
  • Tim Perry comes on.
    45'
  • Joe Moody comes off.
    45'
  • Tom Robinson makes the break as the defence re-enacts the parting of the red sea.
    43'
  • That's a great try assist by Patrick Tuipulotu.
    42'
  • Conversion
    Otere Black has kicked a conversion.
    Sock
    42'
  • Try
    Great hands by Blues leads to a try for Akira Ioane.
    Sock
    41'
  • Fabulous play by Blues has led to Michael Collins being able to wriggle through a gap.
    41'
  • Trouble here as Alex Hodgman breaches the defence.
    40'
  • This is dangerous for the defence as Braydon Ennor bursts through to advance the Crusaders attack.
    40'
  • Matt Todd has made 10 good tackles so far this game.
    40'
  • The second half is underway.
    40'
  • The half-time whistle blows and both teams’ head for the dressing rooms.
    40'
  • What a tackle there by Quinten Strange as he saves a certain try!.
    40'
  • Joe Moody has made 10 good tackles so far this game.
    35'
  • Blues have won 40 rucks so far this game.
    34'
  • Crusaders have won 20 rucks so far this game.
    28'
  • A gap opened in the defence and Akira Ioane took full advantage.
    27'
  • Yellow Card
    Tom Robinson (Blues) is shown a yellow card.
    Sock
    25'
  • The referee awards a penalty try to Crusaders.
    25'
  • Richie Mo'unga takes the penalty but the ball didn't come round, staying right of the posts.
    23'
  • Otere Black steps up to take the penalty but pulls it wide and to the right.
    21'
  • Richie Mo'unga has hooked the conversion to the left of the posts.
    18'
  • Bryn Hall sets up the try.
    18'
  • Try
    The kick through from Crusaders has allowed Manasa Mataele to touch down.
    Sock
    17'
  • The defensive line has been broken as Braydon Ennor goes through the gap.
    14'
  • Penalty Goal
    Otere Black has kicked a penalty goal.
    Sock
    13'
  • Blues have won 20 rucks so far this game.
    6'
  • We are underway as the referee blows his whistle.
    0'

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