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BLU
Blues
16
34
FT
Highlanders
HIG
Super Rugby
Friday 20 April 2018, 3:35am EDT

Blues v Highlanders

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  • FT'
  • TRY!Tumua Manu
    69'
  • ConversionLima Sopoaga
    57'
  • TRY!Shannon Frizell
    56'
  • ConversionLima Sopoaga
    44'
  • TRY!Kayne Hammington
    43'
  • HT'
  • Penalty GoalLima Sopoaga
    38'
  • TRY!Shannon Frizell
    33'
  • Penalty GoalBryn Gatland
    21'
  • Penalty GoalBryn Gatland
    13'
  • TRY!Jonathan Ruru
    8'
  • ConversionLima Sopoaga
    5'
  • TRY!Shannon Frizell
    4'
  • TRY!Dillon Hunt
    0'

Stats

Match Stats
Player Stats
556
415
Metres
66
32
Carries
31
15
Defenders beaten
10
12
Clean breaks
268
109
Passes
14
7
Offloads
17
20
Turnovers conceded
7
8
Turnovers won
57
230
Tackles
15
31
Missed tackles
Blues T C P
15 Stephen Perofeta 0 0 0
14 Jordan Hyland 0 0 0
13 Orbyn Leger 0 0 0
12 Tinoai Faiane 0 0 0
11 Rieko Ioane 0 0 0
10 Bryn Gatland 0 0 2
9 Jonathan Ruru 1 0 0
1 Pauliasi Manu 0 0 0
2 James Parsons 0 0 0
3 Mike Tamoaieta 0 0 0
4 Patrick Tuipulotu 0 0 0
5 Jimmy Tupou 0 0 0
6 Dalton Papali'i 0 0 0
7 Kara Pryor 0 0 0
8 Akira Ioane 0 0 0
SUBSTITUTES T C P
16 Matt Moulds 0 0 0
17 Ross Wright 0 0 0
18 Sione Mafileo 0 0 0
19 Ben Nee Nee 0 0 0
20 Murphy Taramai 0 0 0
21 Sam Nock 0 0 0
22 Tumua Manu 1 0 0
23 Matt Duffie 0 0 0
Highlanders T C P
15 Ben Smith 0 0 0
14 Waisake Naholo 0 0 0
13 Rob Thompson 0 0 0
12 Teihorangi Walden 0 0 0
11 Tevita Li 0 0 0
10 Lima Sopoaga 0 3 1
9 Kayne Hammington 1 0 0
1 Dan Lienert-Brown 0 0 0
2 Ash Dixon 0 0 0
3 Siate Tokolahi 0 0 0
4 Jackson Hemopo 0 0 0
5 Thomas Franklin 0 0 0
6 Shannon Frizell 3 0 0
7 Dillon Hunt 1 0 0
8 Luke Whitelock 0 0 0
SUBSTITUTES T C P
16 Liam Coltman 0 0 0
17 Aki Seiuli 0 0 0
18 Tyrel Lomax 0 0 0
19 Alex Ainley 0 0 0
20 Elliot Dixon 0 0 0
21 Aaron Smith 0 0 0
22 Fletcher Smith 0 0 0
23 Matt Faddes 0 0 0

Standings

Super Rugby

RANK TEAM RPI TOTAL
13 Blues 52 30
8 Highlanders 57 36
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  • It's all over! The referee has blown his whistle to end the game.
    80'
  • Blues have won 140 rucks so far this game.
    80'
  • The defensive line has been broken as Teihorangi Walden goes through the gap.
    78'
  • Blues make a substitution with Jordan Hyland coming on.
    77'
  • Blues make a substitution with Bryn Gatland coming off.
    77'
  • What a run here by Matt Duffie as they gets over the gainline!.
    77'
  • Highlanders sub Fletcher Smith comes onto the field.
    77'
  • Tevita Li departs for Highlanders.
    77'
  • Blues have won 120 rucks so far this game.
    74'
  • Murphy Taramai makes the break as the defence re-enacts the parting of the red sea.
    73'
  • Sam Nock comes on for Blues.
    71'
  • Jonathan Ruru leaves the field.
    71'
  • The ball swings towards the posts but floats to the right, Bryn Gatland will have to re-adjust the radar.
    70'
  • Fabulous play by Blues has led to Tumua Manu being able to wriggle through a gap.
    70'
  • Spellbinding play by Stephen Perofeta is finished off with a try.
    70'
  • Try
    Silky skills by Blues ends with a try for Tumua Manu.
    Sock
    69'
  • Trouble here as Matt Duffie breaches the defence.
    68'
  • Jackson Hemopo has made 10 good tackles so far this game.
    67'
  • This is dangerous for the defence as Rieko Ioane bursts through to advance the Blues attack.
    64'
  • Bryn Gatland comes on.
    63'
  • Jordan Hyland comes off.
    63'
  • Elliot Dixon comes on.
    63'
  • Luke Whitelock comes off.
    63'
  • Blues have won 100 rucks so far this game.
    62'
  • Ross Wright comes on.
    60'
  • Pauliasi Manu comes off.
    60'
  • Blues decide to make a substitution, with Tumua Manu getting some game time.
    58'
  • Blues decide to make a substitution, with Tinoai Faiane being replaced.
    58'
  • Highlanders make a substitution with Matt Faddes coming on.
    58'
  • Highlanders make a substitution with Rob Thompson coming off.
    58'
  • Conversion
    Lima Sopoaga makes no mistake with that conversion attempt.
    Sock
    57'
  • Ben Smith played a key part in that try.
    56'
  • Try
    A wonderful passing move by Highlanders is finished off by Shannon Frizell.
    Sock
    56'
  • Highlanders have won 40 rucks so far this game.
    56'
  • Blues sub Matt Duffie comes onto the field.
    55'
  • Bryn Gatland departs for Blues.
    55'
  • Aaron Smith comes on for Highlanders.
    55'
  • Kayne Hammington leaves the field.
    55'
  • A gap opened in the defence and Aki Seiuli took full advantage.
    54'
  • The defensive line has been broken as Rob Thompson goes through the gap.
    54'
  • Teihorangi Walden has made 10 good tackles so far this game.
    54'
  • Murphy Taramai comes on.
    53'
  • Dalton Papali'i comes off.
    53'
  • Alex Ainley comes on.
    53'
  • Thomas Franklin comes off.
    53'
  • Liam Coltman comes on.
    53'
  • Ash Dixon comes off.
    53'
  • Kayne Hammington has made 10 good tackles so far this game.
    52'
  • Highlanders decide to make a substitution, with Aki Seiuli getting some game time.
    50'
  • Highlanders decide to make a substitution, with Dan Lienert-Brown being replaced.
    50'
  • Blues make a substitution with Matt Moulds coming on.
    49'
  • Blues make a substitution with James Parsons coming off.
    49'
  • Blues sub Ben Nee Nee comes onto the field.
    48'
  • Patrick Tuipulotu departs for Blues.
    48'
  • Sione Mafileo comes on for Blues.
    48'
  • Mike Tamoaieta leaves the field.
    48'
  • Blues have won 80 rucks so far this game.
    46'
  • Ash Dixon has made 10 good tackles so far this game.
    46'
  • Thomas Franklin has made 10 good tackles so far this game.
    46'
  • Luke Whitelock has made 10 good tackles so far this game.
    46'
  • Conversion
    Lima Sopoaga converts the try.
    Sock
    44'
  • That's a great try assist by Tevita Li.
    43'
  • Try
    A series of passes by Highlanders results in a try for Kayne Hammington.
    Sock
    43'
  • What a run here by Shannon Frizell as they gets over the gainline!.
    43'
  • Dillon Hunt has made 10 good tackles so far this game.
    41'
  • The second half is underway.
    40'
  • The half-time whistle blows and both teams’ head for the dressing rooms.
    40'
  • Tevita Li makes the break as the defence re-enacts the parting of the red sea.
    40'
  • Penalty Goal
    Lima Sopoaga makes no mistake with that penalty goal attempt.
    Sock
    38'
  • Highlanders have won 20 rucks so far this game.
    36'
  • Fabulous play by Highlanders has led to Waisake Naholo being able to wriggle through a gap.
    35'
  • Lima Sopoaga curls the ball too far, missing the posts to the right.
    34'
  • Trouble here as Shannon Frizell breaches the defence.
    33'
  • Luke Whitelock sets up the try.
    33'
  • Try
    Great hands by Highlanders leads to a try for Shannon Frizell.
    Sock
    33'
  • This is dangerous for the defence as Rob Thompson bursts through to advance the Highlanders attack.
    33'
  • Blues have won 60 rucks so far this game.
    31'
  • Lima Sopoaga steps up to take the penalty but pulls it wide and to the right.
    28'
  • Tyrel Lomax comes on.
    25'
  • Siate Tokolahi comes off.
    25'
  • Penalty Goal
    Bryn Gatland kicks the penalty.
    Sock
    21'
  • Blues have won 40 rucks so far this game.
    18'
  • Penalty Goal
    Bryn Gatland has kicked a penalty goal.
    Sock
    13'
  • A gap opened in the defence and Rieko Ioane took full advantage.
    12'
  • Blues have won 20 rucks so far this game.
    9'
  • Bryn Gatland has hooked the conversion to the right of the posts.
    8'
  • Try
    Blues are stopped just a few metres from the try line but Jonathan Ruru picks up from the base of the ruck to score the try.
    Sock
    8'
  • Conversion
    Lima Sopoaga has kicked a conversion.
    Sock
    5'
  • Try
    Shannon Frizell scores the try from close range.
    Sock
    4'
  • The defensive line has been broken as Rob Thompson goes through the gap.
    4'
  • Lima Sopoaga hits the left post with the conversion, failing to add the two points.
    1'
  • Try
    Highlanders are only a few metres out, surely they must score! And they do with Dillon Hunt touching down.
    Sock
    0'
  • We are underway as the referee blows his whistle.
    0'

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