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Crusaders
40
10
Full Time
Sharks
SHA
Super Rugby
Saturday 21 July 2018, 3:35am EDT

Crusaders v Sharks

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Key Events

  • FT
  • ConversionRichie Mo'unga
    72'
  • TRY!Peter Samu
    71'
  • ConversionRichie Mo'unga
    67'
  • TRY!Braydon Ennor
    66'
  • Penalty GoalRichie Mo'unga
    56'
  • Penalty GoalRobert du Preez
    47'
  • ConversionRichie Mo'unga
    42'
  • TRY!Matt Todd
    41'
  • Penalty GoalRichie Mo'unga
    40'
  • HT
  • ConversionRobert du Preez
    26'
  • TRY!Jacobus Van Wyk
    25'
  • TRY!David Kaetau Havili
    11'
  • TRY!Bryn Hall
    8'
  • Penalty GoalRichie Mo'unga
    6'
  • KO

Stats

Match Stats
Player Stats
565
339
Metres
42
40
Carries
25
23
Defenders beaten
22
12
Clean breaks
149
141
Passes
7
8
Offloads
8
20
Turnovers conceded
13
2
Turnovers won
113
102
Tackles
23
25
Missed tackles
Crusaders T C P
15 David Kaetau Havili 1 0 0
14 Seta Tamanivalu 0 0 0
13 Jack Goodhue 0 0 0
12 Ryan Crotty 0 0 0
11 George Bridge 0 0 0
10 Richie Mo'unga 0 3 3
9 Bryn Hall 1 0 0
1 Tim Perry 0 0 0
2 Codie Taylor 0 0 0
3 Owen Franks 0 0 0
4 Scott Barrett 0 0 0
5 Sam Whitelock 0 0 0
6 Jordan Taufua 0 0 0
7 Matt Todd 1 0 0
8 Kieran Read 0 0 0
SUBSTITUTES T C P
16 Andrew Makalio 0 0 0
17 Wyatt Crockett 0 0 0
18 Michael Alaalatoa 0 0 0
19 Luke Romano 0 0 0
20 Peter Samu 1 0 0
21 Mitchell Drummond 0 0 0
22 Mitch Hunt 0 0 0
23 Braydon Ennor 1 0 0
Sharks T C P
15 Curwin Bosch 0 0 0
14 Jacobus Van Wyk 1 0 0
13 Lukhanyo Am 0 0 0
12 Andre Esterhuizen 0 0 0
11 Lwazi Mvovo 0 0 0
10 Robert du Preez 0 1 1
9 Louis Schreuder 0 0 0
1 Tendai Mtawarira 0 0 0
2 Armand van der Merwe 0 0 0
3 Thomas du Toit 0 0 0
4 Tyler Paul 0 0 0
5 Ruan Botha 0 0 0
6 Phillip Van Der Walt 0 0 0
7 Jacques Vermeulen 0 0 0
8 Daniel du Preez 0 0 0
SUBSTITUTES T C P
16 Chiliboy Ralepelle 0 0 0
17 Juan Schoeman 0 0 0
18 John-Hubert Meyer 0 0 0
19 Hyron Andrews 0 0 0
20 Wian Vosloo 0 0 0
21 Cameron Wright 0 0 0
22 Marius Louw 0 0 0
23 Makazole Mapimpi 0 0 0

Standings

Super Rugby

RANK TEAM RPI TOTAL
1 Crusaders 80 63
9 Sharks 52 36
Live Blog
Match Feed
  • FULL-TIME: The Crusaders have defeated the Sharks 40-10 ... a convincing scoreline and a deserved win in the end, but the Sharks also suffered not only at the opposition's hands but to a great extent at their own with a high rate of errors.
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  • Hooter sounds and it's all over. The Crusaders are off to next week's semi finals where they will face the Hurricanes!
    80'''
  • As the seconds tick down the Crusaders will just be looking to hold possession until the hooter.
    80''
  • Sharks having a lot of movement close to the try line but no effective impact. Ball knocked on and the Crusaders again regain possession deep in their own half.
    79''
  • Turnover!
    77''
  • Sharks lineout five metres from the try line.
    77''
  • PENALTY SHARKS - dangerous high tackle by Luke Romano.
    76''
  • PENALTY SHARKS - Offside by Goodhue.
    74''
  • Conversion
    CONVERSION! Crusaders (Mo'unga) 40-10
    73''
  • Try
    TRY! Crusaders (Peter Samu) 38-10 ... another turnover allows a big run for Sam Whitelock who then offloads the ball to teammates to complete the run.
    72''
  • As we enter the final ten minutes the Sharks get some possession in opposition territory.
    71''
  • Crusaders have made the break on the scoreboard and are looking like they're going up a gear now on the field.
    70''
  • Conversion
    CONVERSION! Crusaders (Mo'unga) 33-10 
    68''
  • Try
    TRY! Crusaders (Braydon Ennor) 31-10
    67''
  • Sharks again drive inside the opposition 22 and again the Crusaders regain possession. Stats showing the Sharks have racked up 19 turnovers.
    65''
  • PENALTY SHARKS - Offside.
    64''
  • Ball lost forward by the Sharks and again the Crusaders manage to regain possession having been pushed deep in their own half.
    61''
  • All to no avail as the Crusaders get the turnover and kick to clear, into touch at the halfway line.
    60''
  • Sharks go inside the Crusaders 22 after 12 phases looking to score.
    59''
  • Penalty Goal
    GOAL! Crusaders (Mo'unga) 26-10
    57''
  • PENALTY CRUSADERS - Offside.
    56''
  • No convincing passages of play from either side as possession is consistently changing hands.
    55''
  • Scrum Feed Crusaders just inside the Sharks 22.
    53''
  • Turnover puts a stop to any further Sharks forward push.
    52''
  • Sharks lineout formation is improving as they have possession just past the halfway line in the Crusaders half.
    50''
  • Penalty Goal
    GOAL! Sharks (Du Preez) 23-10
    48''
  • PENALTY SHARKS - player leaving his feet.
    47''
  • Sharks have the lineout inside the Crusaders 22 with the opportunity to hit back on the scoreboard.
    46''
  • Mo'unga's penalty kick to touch does not make the sideline and the Sharks go into attack.
    45''
  • PENALTY CRUSADERS - not releasing the ball.
    44''
  • Conversion
    CONVERSION! Crusaders (Mo'unga) 23-7
    43''
  • Try
    TRY! Crusaders (Matt Todd) 21-7
    42''
  • Crusaders have won the early possession and seem to have restarted with some intensity and renewed purpose.
    41''
  • Teams are back out on the field and ready to get the second half underway.
    40''
  • HALF-TIME: The Crusaders lead the Sharks 16-7 after an unusual first half that saw the Sharks begin poorly and the Crusaders leap out of the blocks initially, but then not capitalise on further opportunities. Ultimately the Sharks settled and the game sees them with just the 9-point deficit.
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  • Hooter sounds and the teams head off the ground for the break.
    40'''
  • Penalty Goal
    GOAL! Crusaders (Mo'unga) 16-7
    40'''
  • PENALTY CRUSADERS - player tackled without the ball.
    39''
  • Sharks defensive line holding fast.
    39''
  • Crusaders with possession still inside their own half.
    38''
  • PENALTY SHARKS - Barrett obstructed the jumper in the lineout.
    36''
  • End to end kicking is giving the game some rhythm as half-time approaches.
    35''
  • The game has achieved some balance after the Crusaders had the early run of play.
    34''
  • Dropout from the 22 in the Sharks half after the ball goes loose in the end zone.
    33''
  • Sloppy play now creeping into the Crusaders game as they mess up a lineout in their attacking half.
    32''
  • Sharks lineout at the Crusaders 22 again goes against the trend and the Crusaders take possession.
    30''
  • PENALTY SHARKS - not rolling away.
    30''
  • Sharks look to have settled and are stringing some phases together.
    29''
  • Conversion
    CONVERSION! Sharks (Du Preez) 13-7
    27''
  • Try
    TRY! Sharks (Jacobus Van Wyk) 13-5
    26''
  • PENALTY SHARKS - hands in the ruck. Lineout 10m in the Crusaders half.
    24''
  • Turnover to the Crusaders and the Sharks attack restarts back in their own half.
    23''
  • PENALTY SHARKS
    22''
  • Cannot take a trick as a passage of wide passing sees the Sharks drop the ball forward with the try line begging to be crossed.
    22''
  • Sharks elect to push for major points and now have the lineout five metres from the try line.
    20''
  • PENALTY SHARKS - Hands in the ruck by Jack Goodhue.
    20''
  • The Sharks have not had a good start to this final and are struggling with most set-play components of their game.
    19''
  • MISSED GOAL! Robert Du Preez's kick hits the left post and deflects back in. The Crusaders kick to clear.
    18''
  • PENALTY SHARKS - front row collapsing
    17''
  • Sharks finally go deep in the Crusaders half but lose possession.
    16''
  • MISSED CONVERSION! - Mo'unga's radar not on song tonight with another missed opportunity for the extra points.
    14''
  • Try
    TRY! Crusaders (David Havili) 13-0  ... Immediate reaction to a turnover from the Sharks' poor lineout just inside their own territory.
    12''
  • Sharks lineout goes awry and again they pay the price.
    12''
  • MISSED CONVERSION! - Mo'unga slides the ball just to the right of the posts.
    11''
  • Try
    TRY! Crusaders (Bryn Hall) 8-0
    9''
  • Sharks errors continue as a kick down field goes into touch on the full. Crusaders on the attack again.
    8''
  • Penalty Goal
    GOAL! Crusaders (Richie Mo'unga) 3-0
    7''
  • PENALTY CRUSADERS - not rolling away.
    6''
  • Crusaders move inside the Sharks 22 for the first lineout of the night.
    4''
  • PENALTY CRUSADERS - front row angling in.
    4''
  • Scrum Feed Crusaders
    3''
  • An early error from the visitors sees the Crusaders have an early opportunity to go into attack mode.
    2''
  • The action is set to get underway and the Sharks have the kickoff.
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  • The teams are out on the field and the Sharks veteran Tendai Mtawarira is being applauded as he celebrates his 150th Super Rugby game with the Sharks.
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  • The Crusaders' record at home is formidable but the rare loss they did suffer against the Sharks was at AMI Stadium. However, when it comes to finals against these particular South Africans, the Crusaders are yet to be beaten.
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  • The Crusaders are taking on the Sharks at AMI Stadium in Christchurch in the second Qualifying Final.
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  • Super Rugby Saturday is about to kick off and we're into the qualifying finals.
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