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Crusaders
45
17
FT
Force
FOR
Super Rugby
Friday 24 March 2017, 2:35am EDT

Crusaders v Force

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  • TRY!Ben Funnell
    80'
  • FT
  • ConversionMarty McKenzie
    72'
  • TRY!David Kaetau Havili
    71'
  • Yellow CardIsi Naisarani
    70'
  • Yellow CardTim Perry
    58'
  • TRY!Codie Taylor
    49'
  • HT
  • ConversionJonno Lance
    40'
  • TRY!Chance Peni
    40'
  • ConversionMitch Hunt
    27'
  • TRY!Luke Romano
    26'
  • ConversionMitch Hunt
    22'
  • TRY!Scott Barrett
    21'
  • ConversionJonno Lance
    18'
  • TRY!Alex Newsome
    17'
  • ConversionMitch Hunt
    15'
  • TRY!Matt Todd
    15'
  • Penalty GoalJonno Lance
    6'
  • ConversionMitch Hunt
    3'
  • TRY!Digby Ioane
    2'
  • KO

Stats

Match Stats
Player Stats
368
265
Metres
63
41
Carries
21
19
Defenders beaten
6
7
Clean breaks
164
138
Passes
4
5
Offloads
10
11
Turnovers conceded
5
6
Turnovers won
127
129
Tackles
19
21
Missed tackles
Crusaders T C P
15 David Kaetau Havili 1 0 0
14 Digby Ioane 1 0 0
13 Tim Bateman 0 0 0
12 Ryan Crotty 0 0 0
11 George Bridge 0 0 0
10 Mitch Hunt 0 4 0
9 Mitchell Drummond 0 0 0
1 Wyatt Crockett 0 0 0
2 Codie Taylor 1 0 0
3 Owen Franks 0 0 0
4 Luke Romano 1 0 0
5 Sam Whitelock 0 0 0
6 Scott Barrett 1 0 0
7 Matt Todd 1 0 0
8 Jordan Taufua 0 0 0
SUBSTITUTES T C P
16 Ben Funnell 1 0 0
17 Tim Perry 0 0 0
18 Michael Alaalatoa 0 0 0
19 Mitchell Dunshea 0 0 0
20 Peter Samu 0 0 0
21 Bryn Hall 0 0 0
22 Marty McKenzie 0 1 0
23 Manasa Mataele 0 0 0
Force T C P
15 Luke Morahan 0 0 0
14 Chance Peni 1 0 0
13 Curtis Rona 0 0 0
12 Marcel Brache 0 0 0
11 Alex Newsome 1 0 0
10 Jonno Lance 0 2 1
9 Ryan Louwrens 0 0 0
1 Ben Daley 0 0 0
2 Tatafu Polota-Nau 0 0 0
3 Jermaine Ainsley 0 0 0
4 Ross Haylett-Petty 0 0 0
5 Matt Philip 0 0 0
6 Isi Naisarani 0 0 0
7 Kane Koteka 0 0 0
8 Richard Hardwick 0 0 0
SUBSTITUTES T C P
16 Heath Tessmann 0 0 0
17 Pekahou Cowan 0 0 0
18 Tetera Faulkner 0 0 0
19 Richie Arnold 0 0 0
20 Matt Hodgson 0 0 0
21 Michael Ruru 0 0 0
22 Ian Prior 0 0 0
23 Robbie Coleman 0 0 0

Standings

Super Rugby

RANK TEAM RPI TOTAL
2 Crusaders 80 63
12 Force 26
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  • Marty McKenzie hits the right post with the conversion, failing to add the two points.
    80'
  • Try
    Nobody could stop that maul! Ben Funnell places the ball down for the try.
    Sock
    80'
  • It's all over! The referee has blown his whistle to end the game.
    80'
  • Peter Samu has made 10 good tackles so far this game.
    77'
  • Conversion
    The Crusaders supporters go wild as Marty McKenzie successfully kicks the conversion.
    Sock
    72'
  • Spellbinding play by Bryn Hall is finished off with a try.
    72'
  • Force sub Ian Prior comes onto the field.
    72'
  • Jonno Lance departs for Force.
    72'
  • Try
    The pressure has finally told as David Kaetau Havili scores from close range.
    Sock
    71'
  • Marty McKenzie comes on for Crusaders.
    71'
  • Mitch Hunt leaves the field.
    71'
  • Yellow Card
    Isi Naisarani (Force) is shown a yellow card.
    Sock
    70'
  • Force have won 80 rucks so far this game.
    70'
  • Jordan Taufua has made 10 good tackles so far this game.
    69'
  • Mitchell Dunshea comes on.
    68'
  • Wyatt Crockett comes off.
    68'
  • Heath Tessmann comes on.
    67'
  • Tatafu Polota-Nau comes off.
    67'
  • Michael Ruru comes on.
    67'
  • Ryan Louwrens comes off.
    67'
  • Crusaders decide to make a substitution, with Manasa Mataele getting some game time.
    64'
  • Crusaders decide to make a substitution, with Tim Bateman being replaced.
    64'
  • Force make a substitution with Richie Arnold coming on.
    64'
  • Force make a substitution with Ross Haylett-Petty coming off.
    64'
  • Crusaders have won 80 rucks so far this game.
    63'
  • Ross Haylett-Petty has made 10 good tackles so far this game.
    62'
  • Crusaders sub Wyatt Crockett comes onto the field.
    59'
  • Luke Romano departs for Crusaders.
    59'
  • Yellow Card
    Tim Perry (Crusaders) is shown a yellow card.
    Sock
    58'
  • What a tackle there by Mitch Hunt as he saves a certain try!.
    54'
  • Bryn Hall comes on for Crusaders.
    53'
  • Mitchell Drummond leaves the field.
    53'
  • Isi Naisarani has made 10 good tackles so far this game.
    51'
  • Ben Funnell comes on.
    50'
  • Codie Taylor comes off.
    50'
  • Mitch Hunt has hooked the conversion to the left of the posts.
    50'
  • Try
    The Crusaders pack has powered over for Codie Taylor to score the try.
    Sock
    49'
  • Michael Alaalatoa comes on.
    48'
  • Owen Franks comes off.
    48'
  • Tim Perry comes on.
    48'
  • Wyatt Crockett comes off.
    48'
  • Force decide to make a substitution, with Pekahou Cowan getting some game time.
    48'
  • Force decide to make a substitution, with Ben Daley being replaced.
    48'
  • A gap opened in the defence and Marcel Brache took full advantage.
    44'
  • Force have won 60 rucks so far this game.
    44'
  • Force make a substitution with Tetera Faulkner coming on.
    42'
  • Force make a substitution with Jermaine Ainsley coming off.
    42'
  • Crusaders have won 60 rucks so far this game.
    41'
  • Crusaders sub Peter Samu comes onto the field.
    40'
  • Matt Todd departs for Crusaders.
    40'
  • Robbie Coleman comes on for Force.
    40'
  • Curtis Rona leaves the field.
    40'
  • The second half is underway.
    40'
  • The half-time whistle blows and both teams’ head for the dressing rooms.
    40'
  • Conversion
    The touch judges raise their flags as Jonno Lance kicks the conversion.
    Sock
    40'
  • Jonno Lance played a key part in that try.
    40'
  • The defensive line has been broken as Chance Peni goes through the gap.
    40'
  • Try
    A series of passes by Force results in a try for Chance Peni.
    Sock
    40'
  • Scott Barrett has made 10 good tackles so far this game.
    39'
  • What a run here by Jonno Lance as he gets over the gainline!.
    39'
  • Curtis Rona makes the break as the defence re-enacts the parting of the red sea.
    35'
  • Matt Todd has made 10 good tackles so far this game.
    33'
  • Codie Taylor has made 10 good tackles so far this game.
    33'
  • Force have won 40 rucks so far this game.
    33'
  • Matt Hodgson comes on.
    31'
  • Kane Koteka comes off.
    31'
  • Conversion
    Mitch Hunt adds the two points for Crusaders.
    Sock
    27'
  • Try
    Crusaders are stopped just a few metres from the try line but Luke Romano picks up from the base of the ruck to score the try.
    Sock
    26'
  • Fabulous play by Crusaders has led to Tim Bateman being able to wriggle through a gap.
    26'
  • Force have won 20 rucks so far this game.
    23'
  • Conversion
    Mitch Hunt does the business as his conversion attempt goes over.
    Sock
    22'
  • That's a great try assist by Mitchell Drummond.
    21'
  • Try
    Scott Barrett scores the try from close range.
    Sock
    21'
  • Conversion
    Jonno Lance makes no mistake with that conversion attempt.
    Sock
    18'
  • Crusaders have won 40 rucks so far this game.
    17'
  • Trouble here as Tim Bateman breaches the defence.
    17'
  • This is dangerous for the defence as Alex Newsome bursts through to advance the Force attack.
    17'
  • Try
    Alex Newsome intercepts the pass to race ahead and score the try for Force.
    Sock
    17'
  • Conversion
    Mitch Hunt converts the try.
    Sock
    15'
  • Try
    Crusaders are only a few metres out, surely they must score! And they do with Matt Todd touching down.
    Sock
    15'
  • Crusaders have won 20 rucks so far this game.
    10'
  • Penalty Goal
    Jonno Lance has kicked a penalty goal.
    Sock
    6'
  • A gap opened in the defence and Curtis Rona took full advantage.
    4'
  • Conversion
    Mitch Hunt has kicked a conversion.
    Sock
    3'
  • Mitchell Drummond sets up the try.
    3'
  • Try
    Great hands by Crusaders leads to a try for Digby Ioane.
    Sock
    2'
  • The defensive line has been broken as Mitchell Drummond goes through the gap.
    2'
  • We are underway as the referee blows his whistle.
    0'

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