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Chiefs
20
34
FT
Crusaders
CRU
Super Rugby
Saturday 02 June 2018, 3:35am EDT

Chiefs v Crusaders

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  • FT
  • ConversionMitch Hunt
    77'
  • TRY!Luke Romano
    76'
  • ConversionDamian McKenzie
    50'
  • TRY!Luke Jacobson
    50'
  • ConversionRichie Mo'unga
    46'
  • TRY!George Bridge
    44'
  • Penalty GoalRichie Mo'unga
    40'
  • HT
  • ConversionRichie Mo'unga
    35'
  • TRY!Matt Todd
    34'
  • TRY!Luke Jacobson
    22'
  • TRY!Sean Wainui
    19'
  • Penalty GoalRichie Mo'unga
    17'
  • Penalty GoalDamian McKenzie
    10'
  • ConversionRichie Mo'unga
    5'
  • TRY!Heiden Bedwell-Curtis
    4'
  • KO

Stats

Match Stats
Player Stats
368
481
Metres
30
61
Carries
13
23
Defenders beaten
7
11
Clean breaks
132
168
Passes
9
9
Offloads
15
18
Turnovers conceded
11
9
Turnovers won
140
93
Tackles
23
13
Missed tackles
Chiefs T C P
15 Solomona Alaimalo 0 0 0
14 Toni Pulu 0 0 0
13 Anton Lienert-Brown 0 0 0
12 Charlie Ngatai 0 0 0
11 Sean Wainui 1 0 0
10 Damian McKenzie 0 1 1
9 Brad Weber 0 0 0
1 Karl Tuinukuafe 0 0 0
2 Nathan Harris 0 0 0
3 Angus Taavao-Matau 0 0 0
4 Brodie Retallick 0 0 0
5 Michael Allardice 0 0 0
6 Luke Jacobson 2 0 0
7 Mitch Karpik 0 0 0
8 Liam Messam 0 0 0
SUBSTITUTES T C P
16 Liam Polwart 0 0 0
17 Sam Prattley 0 0 0
18 Jeff Thwaites 0 0 0
19 Pita Sowakula 0 0 0
20 Jesse Parete 0 0 0
21 Te Toiroa Tahuriorangi 0 0 0
22 Marty McKenzie 0 0 0
23 Shaun Stevenson 0 0 0
Crusaders T C P
15 Israel Dagg 0 0 0
14 Jone Macilai 0 0 0
13 Seta Tamanivalu 0 0 0
12 David Kaetau Havili 0 0 0
11 George Bridge 1 0 0
10 Richie Mo'unga 0 3 2
9 Bryn Hall 0 0 0
1 Joe Moody 0 0 0
2 Codie Taylor 0 0 0
3 Michael Alaalatoa 0 0 0
4 Scott Barrett 0 0 0
5 Quinten Strange 0 0 0
6 Ethan Blackadder 0 0 0
7 Matt Todd 1 0 0
8 Heiden Bedwell-Curtis 1 0 0
SUBSTITUTES T C P
16 Andrew Makalio 0 0 0
17 Wyatt Crockett 0 0 0
18 Donald Brighouse 0 0 0
19 Luke Romano 1 0 0
20 Peter Samu 0 0 0
21 Mitchell Drummond 0 0 0
22 Mitch Hunt 0 1 0
23 Tima Faingaanuku 0 0 0

Standings

Super Rugby

RANK TEAM RPI TOTAL
3 Chiefs 64 49
1 Crusaders 80 63
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  • FULL TIME - CRUSADERS 34 CHIEFS 20 - The Crusaders have their 10th win in a row with a 14 point win over the Chiefs. They were challenged and were made to work hard for the win but they were too good yet again for their opposition and they go into the break with another win under the belt. 
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  • Conversion
    CONVERSION - Hunt makes it 34-20 
    78''
  • Try
    TRY CRUSADERS - That will seal the game for the away side as they kept on going close but it is slammed down on the line finally by Romano and the game is safe now for the Crusaders 
    76''
  • McKenzie takes the quick tap option and then his offload is lost forward. Chiefs starting to play some rushed rugby and the Crusaders will be happy for them to play that way. 
    73''
  • Chiefs respond with some good defence of their own winning a penalty and McKenzie finds touch on halfway 
    71''
  • Crusaders are continuing to clinge onto the lead but the Chiefs aren't giving up and are throwing a lot at them. Another chance for the home side now with a line-out at the 22 
    68''
  • Great defence from the away side who get the penalty for a collapsing maul and they have a scrum inside their own 22 
    65''
  • Both sides doing their best to get on top and build momentum. The home side now has the territory advantage and will look to attack 
    63''
  • Chiefs are penalised and that'll give the away side the chance to find touch on the attacking 22 
    60''
  • Chiefs steal the ball from the line-out and they now get into attacking territory and will try and build some pressure 
    57''
  • A Chiefs promising attack ends with a knock on forced by the defence. Crusaders will have it back on their defensive 22
    54''
  • Conversion
    CONVERSION - McKenzie makes it 27-20 
    51''
  • Try
    TRY CHIEFS - A good reaction from the home side and their attack pays off with Jacobson using his strength to get over the line from close range and cut the gap on the scoreboard. 
    50''
  • Chiefs make a break down field and look like they will score but the covering defence does very well and they force a mistake. Big chance missed 
    48''
  • Conversion
    CONVERSION - Mo'unga makes it 27-13 
    47''
  • TRY CRUSADERS - The Crusaders start off the half the better and get what they deserve with the space being spotted out to the left and it will be Bridge who gets the try as he scores in the corner to increase the lead 
    45''
  • Knock on from the away side as they got through a gap. Chiefs scrum on their defensive 10 
    41''
  • Back underway 
    41''
  • HALF TIME - CRUSADERS 20 CHIEFS 13 - The Crusaders finish that half the stronger and lead it by 7 points. The Chiefs had a period of dominance but they will have to do more of that to get back in it in the 2nd half. Anyone's game. 
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  • Penalty Goal
    PENALTY GOAL - Mo'unga makes it 20-13 
    40'''
  • Conversion
    CONVERSION - Crusaders lead it 17-13
    36''
  • Try
    TRY CRUSADERS - The line-out is a good one and then the strength of the Crusaders scrum is too hard to handle and Todd is over to score and get the lead back for his side. 
    35''
  • Crusaders turning up the pressure with the home side giving away another penalty close to the line 
    34''
  • Another error from the away side lets the Chiefs off the hook as they looked like they were going to score. 
    31''
  • Crusaders aren't helping their cause with some errors creeping into their game. Home side have the scrum feed on halfway 
    29''
  • Chiefs have done well to wrestle momentum back and try to get another attack up and running 
    26''
  • MISS - McKenzie misses and the score stays 13-10 to the home side 
    24''
  • Try
    TRY CHIEFS - What outstanding rugby from the home side with the ball kicked ahead and then stolen back before an offload finds Jacobson and he has no one in front of him and scores. The Chiefs hit the lead 
    23''
  • MISS - McKenzie misses and the score remains 10-8 
    21''
  • Try
    TRY CHIEFS - Good response from the home side who go down field and then see the numbers advantage on the left and a long pass finds Wainui who goes into score in the corner and cut the gap to 2 
    19''
  • Penalty Goal
    PENALTY GOAL - Mo'unga makes it 10-3 
    18''
  • Chiefs are called offisde by the referee and the away side will take the shot at penalty goal 
    17''
  • Great chance is missed for the away side with an intercept taken when they looked certain to go into score 
    15''
  • Crusaders decide to kick it on the first phase to put the home side under pressure
    13''
  • Penalty Goal
    PENALTY GOAL - McKenzie makes it 7-3 
    11''
  • The home side will take the shot at goal after a penalty conceded by the Crusaders 
    10''
  • Chiefs have it back and will look to mount an attack
    8''
  • Conversion
    CONVERSION - Mo'unga converts from the sideline 
    6''
  • Try
    TRY CRUSADERS - The Crusaders earn a penalty just in the field of play and they opt to take the quick tap and a pass out to Bedwell-Curtis sees him score with the Chiefs defence napping. 5-0 with the kick to come 
    4''
  • Forward pass is spotted by the referee on the wing and the Crusaders will have the scrum feed on halfway 
    2''
  • We're underway 
    1''
  • Welcome to Hamilton where the Chiefs host the Crusaders. The Chiefs face a stern test tonight against the NZ conference leaders and will be keen on causing the upset. The Crusaders will be the favourites and will want to further their gap at the top of the table. Kick off next. 
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