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27
30
FT
Highlanders
HIG
Super Rugby
Thursday 14 February 2019, 11:35pm MST

Chiefs v Highlanders

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  • FT
  • ConversionJosh Ioane
    76'
  • TRY!Aaron Smith
    75'
  • Penalty GoalJosh Ioane
    70'
  • Penalty GoalStephen Donald
    67'
  • Red CardSio Tomkinson
    66'
  • ConversionJosh Ioane
    64'
  • TRY!Shannon Frizell
    63'
  • TRY!Etene Nanai-Seturo
    48'
  • Penalty GoalJosh Ioane
    43'
  • HT
  • Penalty GoalJosh Ioane
    40'
  • ConversionBrad Weber
    38'
  • TRY!Etene Nanai-Seturo
    37'
  • ConversionBrad Weber
    22'
  • TRY!Angus Taavao-Matau
    21'
  • TRY!Tyler Ardron
    18'
  • ConversionJosh Ioane
    15'
  • TRY!Pari Pari Parkinson
    14'
  • KO

Stats

Match Stats
Player Stats
306
448
Metres
36
43
Carries
26
21
Defenders beaten
9
13
Clean breaks
136
162
Passes
10
13
Offloads
12
15
Turnovers conceded
4
3
Turnovers won
130
123
Tackles
21
26
Missed tackles
Chiefs T C P
15 Shaun Stevenson 0 0 0
14 Bailyn Sullivan 0 0 0
13 Tumua Manu 0 0 0
12 Anton Lienert-Brown 0 0 0
11 Etene Nanai-Seturo 2 0 0
10 Orbyn Leger 0 0 0
9 Brad Weber 0 2 0
1 Aidan Ross 0 0 0
2 Nathan Harris 0 0 0
3 Angus Taavao-Matau 1 0 0
4 Brodie Retallick 0 0 0
5 Michael Allardice 0 0 0
6 Mitchell Brown 0 0 0
7 Lachlan Boshier 0 0 0
8 Tyler Ardron 1 0 0
SUBSTITUTES T C P
16 Samisoni Taukei'aho 0 0 0
17 Tevita Mafileo 0 0 0
18 Nepo Laulala 0 0 0
19 Taleni Seu 0 0 0
20 Jesse Parete 0 0 0
21 Te Toiroa Tahuriorangi 0 0 0
22 Stephen Donald 0 0 1
23 Ataata Moeakiola 0 0 0
Highlanders T C P
15 Ben Smith 0 0 0
14 Matt Faddes 0 0 0
13 Rob Thompson 0 0 0
12 Thomas Umaga-Jensen 0 0 0
11 Tevita Li 0 0 0
10 Josh Ioane 0 3 3
9 Kayne Hammington 0 0 0
1 Ayden Johnstone 0 0 0
2 Liam Coltman 0 0 0
3 Tyrel Lomax 0 0 0
4 Paripari Parkinson 1 0 0
5 Josh Dickson 0 0 0
6 Jackson Hemopo 0 0 0
7 James Lentjes 0 0 0
8 Luke Whitelock 0 0 0
SUBSTITUTES T C P
16 Ash Dixon 0 0 0
17 Dan Lienert-Brown 0 0 0
18 Siate Tokolahi 0 0 0
19 Shannon Frizell 1 0 0
20 Dillon Hunt 0 0 0
21 Aaron Smith 1 0 0
22 Bryn Gatland 0 0 0
23 Sio Tomkinson 0 0 0

Standings

Super Rugby

RANK TEAM RPI TOTAL
10 Chiefs 62 1
4 Highlanders 56 4
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  • FULL-TIME: The HIghlanders have defeated the Chiefs in Hamilton 30-27 to open their 2019 account. It was a tight final quarter but the visitors pushed to the end despite being a man down.
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  • Ball flies into the grandstand and the referee blows the whistle.
    80'''
  • Siren sounds - Highlanders have the lineout throw
    80''
  • Conversion
    CONVERSION! Highlanders (Ioane) 27-30
    77''
  • Try
    TRY! Highlanders (Aaron Smith) 27-28 ... lovely dip to the line through the gap by Smith from the pick and go.
    76''
  • Huge play here from the scrum.
    76''
  • PENALTY HIGHLANDERS - Chiefs offside deep in defence.
    75''
  • Highlanders on the charge, just 5 metres from the try line.
    74''
  • Knock-on by Rob Thompson sees the Chiefs get the scrum feed at the halfway.
    72''
  • Penalty Goal
    GOAL! Highlanders (Ioane) 27-23 ... and we're back to a 4-point game with less than 10 minutes remaining.
    71''
  • PENALTY HIGHLANDERS - obstructing a jumper.
    70''
  • Action back underway with the Highlanders in possession inside opposition territory.
    69''
  • Penalty Goal
    GOAL! Chiefs (Donald) 27-20
    68''
  • Red Card
    RED CARD - Sio Tomkinson is sent off, the harshness of which will be much debated.
    67''
  • TMO - referees checking the shoulder hit high on Retallick.
    67''
  • Conversion
    CONVERSION! Highlanders (Ioane) 24-20 - Game On!
    65''
  • Try
    TRY! Highlanders (Shannon Frizell) 24-18
    64''
  • Highlanders back on the attack and charging deep into opposition territory.
    64''
  • PENALTY CHIEFS - but kick upfield does not go into touch.
    64''
  • Ben Smith finds a gap on the run and takes the ball inside the opposition 22.
    63''
  • Ball looked to being going out on the full but ruled to have been carried into touch by Stephen Donald - lucky for Highlanders.
    62''
  • Some fumbling creeping into the game for both sides.
    61''
  • Kick to touch has the Chiefs with the lineout in the corner on the attack.
    60''
  • PENALTY CHIEFS - Tevita Li offside.
    59''
  • Scrum feed to the Highlanders inside their own 5m line.
    58''
  • Brad Weber being treated after a nasty knock in a tackle out of the maul in front of the posts for the Chiefs.
    58''
  • Crowd goes wild as veteran Stephen Donald runs on to the field.
    57''
  • Sullivan tries another kick and chase but Ben Smith puts paid to that.
    56''
  • Lienert-Brown's kick goes into touch up field and the Highlanders have the throw in at their own 22.
    55''
  • Knock on off a high kick from the Chiefs sees the Highlanders get a scrum feed close to the halfway line.
    52''
  • MISSED CONVERSION! 
    51''
  • Try
    TRY! Chiefs (Nanai-Seturo) 24-13 ... great team try ending with a lovely chip kick out wide to Nanai on the wing.
    49''
  • PENALTY CHIEFS - hands in the ruck by Jackson Hemopo
    49''
  • Knock on by Whitelock off a Ioane pass and the Chiefs will get possession for the scrum feed.
    48''
  • Penalty Goal
    GOAL! Highlanders (Ioane) 19-13
    44''
  • PENALTY HIGHLANDERS - Aidan Ross offside
    43''
  • Highlanders inside the opposition 22.
    43''
  • Chiefs put the ball into touch in their own half.
    42''
  • Turnover and the Chiefs have possession.
    41''
  • Second half is underway as the Chiefs take the kickoff.
    40''
  • HALF-TIME: The Chiefs lead the Highlanders 19-10. The first 40 minutes played out as a half of two parts after the Highlanders had nearly all the possession and the confidence for the first 20, but then the Chiefs scored a great try to kickstart their game and there was no stopping them from there.
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  • Penalty Goal
    GOAL! Highlanders (Josh Ioane) 19-10
    40'''
  • Siren sounds for half-time as the Highlanders lineup a kick for the 3 points.
    40'''
  • PENALTY HIGHLANDERS - player off his feet.
    40''
  • Conversion
    CONVERSION! Chiefs (Weber) 19-7 .. major turn-around by the homeside after a slow start.
    39''
  • Try
    TRY! Chiefs (Etene Nanai-Seturo) 17-7 ... some great quick passing out wide.
    38''
  • Some scrappy ball handling adding to the confusion.
    37''
  • MISSED PENALTY - wild kick out wide by Shaun Stevenson sees a wasted opportunity for more points to the Chiefs.
    34''
  • PENALTY CHIEFS - hands in the ruck by the visitors.
    33''
  • Ben Smith kicks up to the halfway.
    31''
  • PENALTY HIGHLANDERS - Mitch Brown pinged for a neck roll.
    30''
  • Ball into touch, Highlanders with the lineout throw deep in their own half.
    29''
  • Chiefs with possession but having trouble breaking the Highlanders' line.
    28''
  • Scrum feed to the Chiefs close to halfway by the far touch line.
    26''
  • PENALTY CHIEFS
    25''
  • Conversion
    CONVERSION! Chiefs (Weber) 12-7
    23''
  • Try
    TRY! Chiefs (Angus Taavao-Matau) 10-7
    22''
  • Great chip and run by the Chiefs out wide.
    22''
  • NO CONVERSION! Chiefs Brad Weber looked on target but the ball just hit the left post and deflected away.
    20''
  • Try
    TRY! Chiefs (Tyler Ardron) 5-7 .. the big Canadian charges over the line out of the scrum.
    19''
  • Ball out the back - five metre scrum to come in Highlanders territory.
    18''
  • Chiefs go on the attack but turn the ball over inside the opposition 22.
    18''
  • Conversion
    CONVERSION! Highlanders (Josh Ioane) 0-7
    16''
  • Try
    TRY! Highlanders (Pari Pari Parkinson) 0-5 ... hard persistent attacking finally pays off.
    15''
  • PENALTY HIGHLANDERS
    14''
  • Penalty count adding up for the home side early.
    14''
  • PENALTY HIGHLANDERS - Chiefs pinged for hands in the ruck.
    14''
  • Whistle blows.
    13''
  • Another turnover to the Chiefs inside their own half.
    12''
  • Highlanders have had the bulk of the possession in the first ten minutes of the game but the scoreboard is still bare.
    11''
  • Turnover to the Chiefs.
    10''
  • Highlanders working the rolling maul inside the Chiefs 22.
    9''
  • PENALTY HIGHLANDERS 
    8''
  • Highlanders at the halfway line with the lineout throw.
    8''
  • PENALTY CHIEFS 
    6''
  • Highlanders on the attack again inside 10m from the line.
    5''
  • PENALTY HIGHLANDERS - wheeling the scrum.
    4''
  • NO TRY! TMO rules the ball was clearly held up and the Highlanders go unrewarded for their effort.
    3''
  • TMO - Jackson calls for a ruling on the grounding as Coltman looks to have landed over the line near the post.
    3''
  • Josh Ioane makes a break and gets the ball to Liam Coltman five metres from the line.
    2''
  • Chiefs kick the ball into touch from their own 22.
    1''
  • The teams have taken the field with the Chiefs lead out by Brodie Retallick to an excited home crowd. Highlanders have the kickoff.
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  • Being the first game of the season the home side should be the favorites, but the Chiefs have quite a few injuries in the squad so it will be interesting to see what effect that has on their game plan.
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  • It all kicks off in New Zealand as the Chiefs take on the Highlanders in the season opener at FMG Stadium in Waikato, Hamilton.
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  • Super Rugby 2019 is here!  
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