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Blues
40
63
Full Time
Sharks
SHA
Super Rugby
Saturday 31 March 2018, 2:35am EDT

Blues v Sharks

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  • FT
  • ConversionRobert du Preez
    80+5'
  • TRY!Curwin Bosch
    80+3'
  • TRY!George Moala
    79'
  • Penalty GoalRobert du Preez
    77'
  • ConversionBryn Gatland
    75'
  • TRY!Rieko Ioane
    74'
  • ConversionRobert du Preez
    71'
  • TRY!Jacobus Van Wyk
    71'
  • Penalty GoalRobert du Preez
    69'
  • Yellow CardJordan Trainor
    64'
  • Penalty GoalRobert du Preez
    63'
  • ConversionRobert du Preez
    60'
  • TRY!Robert du Preez
    59'
  • ConversionRobert du Preez
    57'
  • TRY!Lubabalo Mtembu
    56'
  • ConversionStephen Perofeta
    52'
  • TRY!Stephen Perofeta
    52'
  • ConversionStephen Perofeta
    51'
  • TRY!Patrick Tuipulotu
    50'
  • ConversionStephen Perofeta
    45'
  • TRY!Akira Ioane
    44'
  • Yellow CardSibusiso Nkosi
    43'
  • HT
  • Penalty GoalRobert du Preez
    38'
  • ConversionRobert du Preez
    33'
  • TRY!Jean-Luc du Preez
    33'
  • Penalty GoalRobert du Preez
    25'
  • ConversionStephen Perofeta
    22'
  • TRY!Michael Collins
    21'
  • Penalty GoalRobert du Preez
    15'
  • ConversionRobert du Preez
    10'
  • TRY!Ruan Botha
    10'
  • Penalty GoalRobert du Preez
    3'
  • KO

Stats

Match Stats
Player Stats
598
501
Metres
45
25
Carries
36
29
Defenders beaten
17
15
Clean breaks
203
98
Passes
21
14
Offloads
17
13
Turnovers conceded
6
5
Turnovers won
98
148
Tackles
29
36
Missed tackles
Blues T C P
15 Michael Collins 1 0 0
14 Jordan Trainor 0 0 0
13 George Moala 1 0 0
12 Rieko Ioane 1 0 0
11 Melani Nanai 0 0 0
10 Stephen Perofeta 1 4 0
9 Sam Nock 0 0 0
1 Pauliasi Manu 0 0 0
2 James Parsons 0 0 0
3 Mike Tamoaieta 0 0 0
4 Patrick Tuipulotu 1 0 0
5 Joshua Goodhue 0 0 0
6 Jerome Kaino 0 0 0
7 Murphy Taramai 0 0 0
8 Akira Ioane 1 0 0
SUBSTITUTES T C P
16 Leni Apisai 0 0 0
17 Ross Wright 0 0 0
18 Sione Mafileo 0 0 0
19 Jimmy Tupou 0 0 0
20 Kara Pryor 0 0 0
21 Jonathan Ruru 0 0 0
22 Bryn Gatland 0 1 0
23 Tinoai Faiane 0 0 0
Sharks T C P
15 Curwin Bosch 1 0 0
14 Sibusiso Nkosi 0 0 0
13 Lukhanyo Am 0 0 0
12 Andre Esterhuizen 0 0 0
11 Lwazi Mvovo 0 0 0
10 Robert du Preez 1 6 7
9 Louis Schreuder 0 0 0
1 Tendai Mtawarira 0 0 0
2 Chiliboy Ralepelle 0 0 0
3 Thomas du Toit 0 0 0
4 Ruan Botha 1 0 0
5 Stephan Lewies 0 0 0
6 Phillip Van Der Walt 0 0 0
7 Jean-Luc du Preez 1 0 0
8 Lubabalo Mtembu 1 0 0
SUBSTITUTES T C P
16 Franco Marais 0 0 0
17 Juan Schoeman 0 0 0
18 John-Hubert Meyer 0 0 0
19 Hyron Andrews 0 0 0
20 Tyler Paul 0 0 0
21 Cameron Wright 0 0 0
22 Marius Louw 0 0 0
23 Jacobus Van Wyk 1 0 0

Standings

Super Rugby

RANK TEAM RPI TOTAL
14 Blues 44 22
9 Sharks 52 36
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  • FULL TIME; BLUES 40, SHARKS 63 - It's all over at Eden Park and whilst this contest opened up in the second half with the Blues surging back into the lead, the Sharks have responded emphatically as they stroll to a 23-point win on the road.
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  • Conversion
    CONVERSION SHARKS! (Robert du Preez). BLUES 40, SHARKS 63.
    80'''
  • Try
    TRY SHARKS! (Curwin Bosch). BLUES 40, SHARKS 61.
    80''
  • CONVERSION MISSED BLUES! (Bryn Gatland). BLUES 40, SHARKS 56.
    80''
  • Try
    TRY BLUES (George Moala). BLUES 40, SHARKS 56.
    79''
  • Penalty Goal
    PENALTY GOAL SHARKS! (Robert du Preez). BLUES 35, SHARKS 56.
    78''
  • Conversion
    CONVERSION BLUES (Bryn Gatland). BLUES 35, SHARKS 53.
    76''
  • Try
    TRY BLUES! (Rieko Ioane). BLUES 33, SHARKS 53.
    75''
  • Conversion
    CONVERSION SHARKS! (Robert du Preez). BLUES 28, SHARKS 53.
    74''
  • Try
    TRY SHARKS! (Tera Mtembu). BLUES 28, SHARKS 51.
    72''
  • Penalty Goal
    PENALTY GOAL SHARKS! (Robert du Preez). BLUES 28, SHARKS 46.
    70''
  • Penalty Goal
    PENALTY GOAL SHARKS! (Robert du Preez). BLUES 28, SHARKS 43.
    66''
  • Conversion
    CONVERSION SHARKS! (Robert du Preez). BLUES 28, SHARKS 40.
    64''
  • Try
    TRY SHARKS! (Robert du Preez). BLUES 28, SHARKS 38.
    62''
  • Conversion
    CONVERSION SHARKS! (Robert du Preez). BLUES 28, SHARKS 33.
    60''
  • Try
    TRY SHARKS! (Tera Mtembu). BLUES 28, SHARKS 31.
    58''
  • Conversion
    CONVERSION BLUES! (Stephen Perofeta). BLUES 28, SHARKS 26.
    56''
  • Try
    TRY BLUES! (Stephen Perofeta). BLUES 26, SHARKS 26.
    54''
  • Conversion
    CONVERSION BLUES! (Stephen Perofeta). BLUES 21, SHARKS 26.
    52''
  • Try
    TRY BLUES! (Patrick Tuipulotu). BLUES 19, SHARKS 26.
    50''
  • Conversion
    CONVERSION BLUES! (Stephen Perofeta). BLUES 14, SHARKS 26.
    45''
  • Try
    TRY BLUES! (Akira Ioane). BLUES 12, SHARKS 26.
    43''
  • Underway in the second half...
    41''
  • HALF TIME; BLUES 7, SHARKS 26 - That's all there is for the first 40 minutes at Eden Park and the Blues are shell shocked, after being blasted from the outset by a sharp looking Sharks outfit. Racing to a 13-0 lead, the Blues were able to claw some points back however a fast end to the half sees the Sharks in control by 19 points at the interval.
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  • With Manu penalised for collapsing the scrum, it's once again up to du Preez to add the extras. From the left of the posts, du Preez strokes these ones over too and the Sharks lead by 19 with about two minutes remaining until the long break.
    38''
  • Penalty Goal
    PENALTY GOAL SHARKS! (Robert du Preez). BLUES 7, SHARKS 26.
    37''
  • du Preez will bang this home all day as he lines up from almost underneath the black dot before easily adding the extras. Sharks looking dominant as the Half Time interval approaches in Auckland. They lead the contest handsomely by 16.
    36''
  • Conversion
    CONVERSION SHARKS! (Robert du Preez). BLUES 7, SHARKS 23.
    35''
  • Terrific broken play from the Sharks as they go up the middle with a collection of short inside balls. With Esterhuizen breaking the line, he looks back on the inside to find Jean Luc du Preez who shimmies through the line in order to stroll over from 31 metres out.
    34''
  • Try
    TRY SHARKS! (Andre Esterhuizen). BLUES 7, SHARKS 21.
    32''
  • The Sharks go straight back onto the front foot in this encounter as another offside penalty sees du Preez testing his range. From just to the right of the posts, du Preez bangs over three more for the Sharks tally and puts their lead back out to nine points.
    30''
  • Penalty Goal
    PENALTY GOAL SHARKS! (Robert du Preez). BLUES 7, SHARKS 16.
    28''
  • Easy pickings for Perofeta to begin the afternoon with as he lines up his first effort of the afternoon from dead in front. Stroked over the crossbar, the Blues close the defecit to six points. Sharks still well and truly on top in the overall contest however with 25 minutes played.
    26''
  • Conversion
    CONVERSION BLUES! (Stephen Perofeta). BLUES 7, SHARKS 13.
    24''
  • Blues are on the board as they simply had to score after opening a massive overlap on their right side. Pushed through the hands quickly, it's a four-on-one overlap which eventuates before Collins takes the final pass and charges over untouched from 11 metres out.
    22''
  • Try
    TRY BLUES! (Mike Collins). BLUES 5, SHARKS 13.
    20''
  • The Blues continue to cause problems for themselves as almost their entire defensive line fails to retreat the required distance. With the penalty given, du Preez helps himself to three more points as he drills the shot from in front. Blues need to wake up here; Sharks looking good.
    17''
  • Penalty Goal
    PENALTY GOAL SHARKS! (Robert du Preez). BLUES 0, SHARKS 13.
    15''
  • No early dramas for du Preez as he lines up just to the left of the posts and swings over the two points on offer. The Sharks are off to an early flyer in Auckland and lead the Blues by 10 inside the opening 15 minutes...
    13''
  • Conversion
    CONVERSION SHARKS! (Robert du Preez). BLUES 0, SHARKS 10.
    11''
  • The Sharks continue with their early pressure on the Blues line as Botha glides on a short ball. With momentum up, Botha's too close, too big and ultimately too powerful to pull down from short range as he charges over from eight metres out. Blues on the back foot here..
    9''
  • Try
    TRY SHARKS! (Ruan Botha). BLUES 0, SHARKS 8.
    7''
  • Early points for the Sharks as Kaino is penalised for joining the ruck from the side. Within striking distance, du Preez steps up for the Sharks and guides home the opening points for the afternoon from 35 metres out. Sharks wlll play from in front tonight..
    5''
  • Penalty Goal
    PENALTY GOAL SHARKS! (Robert du Preez). BLUES 0, SHARKS 3.
    3''
  • Underway in Auckland..
    1''
  • Welcome to Eden Park in Auckland for Week 7 Super Rugby action as the Blues take on the Sharks. With both team only having secured one win each for the current campaign, this one should be a pretty even battle as both teams chase further points to move up their respective conferences. Kick-off is in five minutes..
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