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Blues
39
16
FT
Reds
RED
Super Rugby
Friday 29 June 2018, 3:35am EDT

Blues v Reds

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Key Events

  • FT
  • TRY!Caleb Clarke
    78'
  • Penalty GoalBryn Gatland
    76'
  • TRY!Alex Mafi
    71'
  • Yellow CardSione Mafileo
    67'
  • Yellow CardMatiaha Martin
    61'
  • TRY!Duncan Paia'aua
    61'
  • ConversionStephen Perofeta
    54'
  • TRY!Stephen Perofeta
    53'
  • Penalty GoalStephen Perofeta
    45'
  • HT
  • TRY!Matt Moulds
    30'
  • TRY!Rieko Ioane
    28'
  • Penalty GoalStephen Perofeta
    24'
  • Yellow CardTaniela Tupou
    24'
  • Yellow CardJordan Petaia
    22'
  • TRY!Melani Nanai
    19'
  • Penalty GoalJono Lance
    14'
  • Penalty GoalStephen Perofeta
    11'
  • Penalty GoalJono Lance
    2'
  • KO

Stats

Match Stats
Player Stats
596
148
Metres
51
17
Carries
29
10
Defenders beaten
14
2
Clean breaks
141
78
Passes
6
4
Offloads
15
18
Turnovers conceded
8
8
Turnovers won
80
127
Tackles
10
29
Missed tackles
Blues T C P
15 Matt Duffie 0 0 0
14 Melani Nanai 1 0 0
13 Michael Collins 0 0 0
12 Rieko Ioane 1 0 0
11 Caleb Clarke 1 0 0
10 Stephen Perofeta 1 1 3
9 Sam Nock 0 0 0
1 Alex Hodgman 0 0 0
2 Matt Moulds 1 0 0
3 Ofa Tuungafasi 0 0 0
4 Gerard Cowley-Tuioti 0 0 0
5 Matiaha Martin 0 0 0
6 Jerome Kaino 0 0 0
7 Blake Gibson 0 0 0
8 Akira Ioane 0 0 0
SUBSTITUTES T C P
16 Leni Apisai 0 0 0
17 Pauliasi Manu 0 0 0
18 Sione Mafileo 0 0 0
19 Jacob Pierce 0 0 0
20 Murphy Taramai 0 0 0
21 Jonathan Ruru 0 0 0
22 Bryn Gatland 0 0 1
23 Tinoai Faiane 0 0 0
Reds T C P
15 Jono Lance 0 0 2
14 Jordan Petaia 0 0 0
13 Samu Kerevi 0 0 0
12 Duncan Paia'aua 1 0 0
11 Eto Nabuli 0 0 0
10 Hamish Stewart 0 0 0
9 Moses Sorovi 0 0 0
1 Jean-Pierre Smith 0 0 0
2 Brandon Paenga-Amosa 0 0 0
3 Taniela Tupou 0 0 0
4 Harry Hockings 0 0 0
5 Kane Douglas 0 0 0
6 Lukhan Tui 0 0 0
7 George Smith 0 0 0
8 Scott Higginbotham 0 0 0
SUBSTITUTES T C P
16 Alex Mafi 1 0 0
17 Harry Hoopert 0 0 0
18 Ruan Smith 0 0 0
19 Caleb Timu 0 0 0
20 Angus Scott-Young 0 0 0
21 Tate McDermott 0 0 0
22 Aidan Toua 0 0 0
23 Filipo Daugunu 0 0 0

Standings

Super Rugby

RANK TEAM RPI TOTAL
14 Blues 44 22
13 Reds 39 28
Live Blog
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  • FULL-TIME: Blues defeat the Reds 39-16 in what was ultimately a dominant performance by the hosts.
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  • MISSED CONVERSION! 
    80'''
  • As the siren sounds, Jerome Kaino has been given the kicking duties to see off his final game for the Blues at Eden Park with team mates cheering him on and the crowd cheering.
    80'''
  • Try
    TRY! Blues (Caleb Clarke) 39-16
    80''
  • Blues get a 5m scrum to see out the game after McDermott is forced to take the ball into the Blues end zone.
    79''
  • Another drop of the ball by Jonno Lance just typifies the tone of the whole game for the Reds. A lot of errors and opportunities not taken.
    78''
  • Penalty Goal
    GOAL! Blues (Bryn Gatland) 34-16
    77''
  • PENALTY BLUES - tackling the player without the ball.
    76''
  • Blues stringing together some good phases as the game ticks into its final 5 minutes.
    75''
  • MISSED CONVERSION! Lance's kick slides just to the right of the post.
    73''
  • Try
    TRY! Reds (Alex Mafi) 31-16
    73''
  • PENALTY REDS
    72''
  • SCRUM FEED BLUES
    71''
  • PENALTY BLUES - knock on against the Reds as a good scoring opportunity has gone begging again.
    71''
  • Yellow Card
    YELLOW CARD BLUES - who now are the ones down to 13 players as Sione Mafileo is the unlucky one to pay for a mounting penalty tally from his team.
    68''
  • PENALTY REDS
    68''
  • Free kick to the Reds and they elect to take a scrum as that is where they have had the advantage over the Blues tonight.
    68''
  • SCRUM PENALTY REDS
    66''
  • SCRUM FEED BLUES - due to Jonno Lance knocking on the ball in attack.
    65''
  • MISSED CONVERSION! Lance misses across the face. 
    63''
  • Yellow Card
    YELLOW CARD BLUES -  Matiaha Martin
    62''
  • Try
    TRY! Reds (Duncan Paia'aua) 31-11
    62''
  • Reds get some rare opportunity to score as they go into attack in the Blues' half.
    61''
  • PENALTY REDS - front row collapsing.
    59''
  • SCRUM FEED REDS - at their own 22m line.
    59''
  • Simple handling errors returning for the Reds in this half as possession is again given to the Blues in the Reds' half.
    57''
  • PENALTY BLUES - Offside.
    56''
  • Conversion
    CONVERSION! Blues (Perofeta) 31-6 
    55''
  • Try
    TRY! Blues (Stephen Perofeta) 29-6
    54''
  • Scrum elected over shot at the posts by the Blues.
    52''
  • PENALTY BLUES - dangerous tackle.
    52''
  • Reds cannot seem to get beyond the Blues' 22 before losing possession.
    51''
  • PENALTY REDS - tackler not releasing.
    50''
  • Free kick to the Reds from an early push in the scrum by the Blues.
    49''
  • SCRUM FEED REDS
    49''
  • Blues in possession and are again carving up the Reds defensive line.
    47''
  • Penalty Goal
    GOAL! Blues (Perofeta) 24-6
    46''
  • PENALTY BLUES - Offside
    45''
  • Reds back in possession but it's shortlived as there is a knock on after some kicks are exchanged and the Blues will ultimately get the ball.
    45''
  • Ioane magic strikes again as the turnover from the lineout gives the Blues some metres.
    43''
  • Lance puts the Reds well into attack with his kick to touch at the 22m line.
    43''
  • PENALTY REDS - front row collapsing.
    42''
  • SCRUM FEED REDS
    42''
  • Teams are back on the pitch and the Blues get the second half underway with the kickoff.
    40''
  • In a half which began in scrappy fashion for both teams, the Blues settled into the game more effectively and quickly took advantage of some poor discipline by the Reds.
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  • HALF-TIME: Blues lead the Reds 21-6.
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  • Massive tackle from Akira Ioane sees possession lost by the Reds and the whistle blows for the half-time break.
    40'''
  • As the siren sounds, the Reds elect to scrum at the 5m mark. The Blues have been warned about too many penalties.
    40'''
  • PENALTY REDS - collapsing the maul by Moulds.
    40''
  • Kick puts the Reds within 15 metres of scoring just before the break.
    39''
  • PENALTY REDS
    39''
  • Lance's kick to touch gets the Reds into the opposition half as they go into some rare attacking moves.
    38''
  • PENALTY REDS - joining the maul incorrectly.
    37''
  • PENALTY REDS - not releasing the ball by the Blues just metres short of the try line as a further scoring opportunity goes begging.
    36''
  • Blues defence is attacking the Reds in possession with everything they have applying some heavy pressure to any potential momentum for the Reds.
    34''
  • Reds back to 14 players with one still in the bin.
    34''
  • PENALTY REDS - not rolling away and the visitors get some much needed possession.
    33''
  • MISSED CONVERSION! Blues - Perofeta not having a good night with the boot.
    32''
  • Try
    TRY! Blues (Matt Moulds) 21-6
    31''
  • Blues finding big holes in the Reds defensive line as Akira Ioane gets a run.
    31''
  • MISSED CONVERSION! Blues (Perofeta) 
    30''
  • Try
    TRY! Blues (Rieko Ioane) 16-6
    29''
  • PENALTY BLUES - Offside
    28''
  • SCRUM FEED BLUES
    28''
  • The Reds are down to 13 players and Scott Higginbotham is not a happy captain.
    26''
  • Penalty Goal
    GOAL! Blues (Perofeta) 11-6
    25''
  • Yellow Card
    YELLOW CARD REDS - Taniela Tupou pinged for a dangerous tackle and is also heading to the sin bin.
    25''
  • TMO - potential foul play with no use of the arms in the tackle.
    25''
  • PENALTY BLUES - player leaving his feet.
    24''
  • Blues have the scrum feed and move quickly into a maul working their way towards the try line.
    24''
  • Yellow Card
    YELLOW CARD REDS - Jordan Petaia heads to the bin.
    23''
  • TMO - potential foul play in a 'tip tackle' being looked at from that last passage of play.
    23''
  • Blues big at the contest looking to grab the turnover but the ball is lost forward.
    22''
  • Young Rieko Ioane is making his presence felt, but cannot do it all alone.
    22''
  • MISSED CONVERSION! Blues (Perofeta) 
    21''
  • Try
    TRY! Blues (Melani Nanai) 8-6
    20''
  • Ball knocked loose and the Reds move the play back upfield - missed opportunity foir the Blues.
    19''
  • Blues finally get inside the Reds' 22.
    18''
  • Blues hit back with some good counter-rucking and the lineout is at the 30m line in the Reds half.
    17''
  • Turnover followed by a big kick down field by Kerevi has the Reds on the attack.
    16''
  • It's a cold and dewy night at Eden Park and the handling errors are mounting as steam is pouring of the players' bodies.
    15''
  • Penalty Goal
    GOAL! Reds (Lance) 3-6
    15''
  • PENALTY REDS - front row angling in.
    14''
  • Fumbles, turnovers, injuries and a couple of unusual kicks have made up the action of the first ten minutes. 
    13''
  • Penalty Goal
    GOAL! Blues (Stephen Perofeta) 3-3
    12''
  • PENALTY BLUES - not releasing the ball.
    10''
  • Reds with possession next to the halfway line just into the Blues half.
    7''
  • Very disjointed first few minutes as both teams are looking to find their rhythm after a four week hiatus from Super competition for the June Tests.
    6''
  • PENALTY BLUES - Offside
    5''
  • Penalty Goal
    GOAL! Reds (Jonno Lance) 0-3
    3''
  • PENALTY REDS - player losing the bind.
    2''
  • Early error sees the Reds with a scrum feed.
    1''
  • The teams are out on the Park and the Reds will get the game underway with the kickoff.
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  • These two teams are very evenly matched in the record books there is some pride on the line as both sit low on their own Conference tables and are looking to finish the Super season with a surge. 
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  • Super Rugby is back!  Friday night action kicks off at Eden Park in Auckland with the Blues hosting the Reds.
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