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Crusaders
31
29
FT
Waratahs
WAR
Super Rugby
Saturday 12 May 2018, 1:15am EDT

Crusaders v Waratahs

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  • FT
  • PENALTY TRY!
    67'
  • PENALTY TRY!
    67'
  • TRY!Braydon Ennor
    55'
  • Yellow CardTaqele Naiyaravoro
    52'
  • ConversionRichie Mo'unga
    40+4'
  • HT
  • TRY!Seta Tamanivalu
    40+2'
  • Yellow CardNick Phipps
    40'
  • TRY!Codie Taylor
    38'
  • ConversionRichie Mo'unga
    35'
  • TRY!Joe Moody
    34'
  • ConversionBernard Foley
    28'
  • TRY!Curtis Rona
    27'
  • ConversionBernard Foley
    23'
  • TRY!Israel Folau
    22'
  • ConversionBernard Foley
    17'
  • TRY!Taqele Naiyaravoro
    16'
  • Penalty GoalBernard Foley
    12'
  • TRY!Cameron Clark
    3'
  • KO

Stats

Match Stats
Player Stats
498
391
Metres
51
24
Carries
25
11
Defenders beaten
13
12
Clean breaks
181
109
Passes
14
4
Offloads
19
7
Turnovers conceded
5
5
Turnovers won
72
131
Tackles
11
25
Missed tackles
Crusaders T C P
15 George Bridge 0 0 0
14 Seta Tamanivalu 1 0 0
13 Jack Goodhue 0 0 0
12 Tim Bateman 0 0 0
11 Manasa Mataele 0 0 0
10 Richie Mo'unga 0 2 0
9 Bryn Hall 0 0 0
1 Joe Moody 1 0 0
2 Codie Taylor 1 0 0
3 Michael Alaalatoa 0 0 0
4 Scott Barrett 0 0 0
5 Sam Whitelock 0 0 0
6 Peter Samu 0 0 0
7 Matt Todd 0 0 0
8 Jordan Taufua 0 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 Mitchell Dunshea 0 0 0
20 Heiden Bedwell-Curtis 0 0 0
21 Mitchell Drummond 0 0 0
22 Mitch Hunt 0 0 0
23 Braydon Ennor 1 0 0
Waratahs T C P
15 Israel Folau 1 0 0
14 Cameron Clark 1 0 0
13 Curtis Rona 1 0 0
12 Kurtley Beale 0 0 0
11 Taqele Naiyaravoro 1 0 0
10 Bernard Foley 0 3 1
9 Nick Phipps 0 0 0
1 Tom Robertson 0 0 0
2 Damien Fitzpatrick 0 0 0
3 Sekope Kepu 0 0 0
4 Ned Hanigan 0 0 0
5 Rob Simmons 0 0 0
6 Will Miller 0 0 0
7 Michael Hooper 0 0 0
8 Michael Wells 0 0 0
SUBSTITUTES T C P
16 Hugh Roach 0 0 0
17 Harry Johnson-Holmes 0 0 0
18 Shambeckler Vui 0 0 0
19 Thomas Staniforth 0 0 0
20 Jed Holloway 0 0 0
21 Jake Gordon 0 0 0
22 Lalakai Foketi 0 0 0
23 Bryce Hegarty 0 0 0

Standings

Super Rugby

RANK TEAM RPI TOTAL
1 Crusaders 80 63
5 Waratahs 51 44
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  • FULL-TIME: Crusaders defeat the Waratahs 31-29 in another closely fought contest on Super Saturday.
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  • PENALTY CRUSADERS - not releasing the ball ... and that will be that!
    80'''
  • Siren has sounded.
    80'''
  • Turnover and Waratahs have possession just past the halfway line.
    80''
  • SCRUM FEED CRUSADERS
    79''
  • Waratahs on the charge again but the whistle blows for a knock on in the tackle contest.
    78''
  • MISSED GOAL! Waratahs (Foley) A kick that needed to be a good 45m in length just drifts left at the posts.
    76''
  • PENALTY WARATAHS
    75''
  • SCRUM FEED WARATAHS
    74''
  • Knock on called against the Crusaders past the halfway line into the Crusaders half.
    72''
  • Foley kicks the ball into touch at the 10m line still in their own half.
    71''
  • PENALTY WARATAHS - not releasing the ball.
    71''
  • PENALTY CRUSADERS - player off his feet in the contest.
    70''
  • Try
    PENALTY TRY! Crusaders 31-29 The referee has had enough at scrum time.
    68''
  • PENALTY CRUSADERS - front row collapsing again.
    67''
  • SCRUM FEED CRUSADERS
    67''
  • PENALTY CRUSADERS - front row collapsing.
    66''
  • More scrum action with Crusaders getting another feed close to the line.
    65''
  • No Try - on field decision stands.
    64''
  • TMO - Whistle blows: heading upsatirs for a ruling on a possible grounding with the on-field decision a NO Try.
    64''
  • SCRUM FEED CRUSADERS - 5 metres from the try line.
    64''
  • Waratahs back to a full 15 on the field.
    63''
  • Crusaders again on the attack running some good metres through the Waratahs defence.
    62''
  • MISSED GOAL! Waratahs (Foley) 
    61''
  • PENALTY WARATAHS 
    60''
  • PENALTY CRUSADERS
    59''
  • MISSED CONVERSION! Crusaders (Mo'unga) 24-29
    57''
  • Try
    TRY! Crusaders (Braydon Ennor) 24-29
    56''
  • PENALTY CRUSADERS - Waratahs were offside in earlier play.
    55''
  • NO try ruled due to a forward pass after the Crusaders look to have scored from a long high pass.
    55''
  • Yellow Card
    YELLOW CARD WARATAHS - Taqele Naiyaravoro off to the bin for deliberate knock down.
    53''
  • Ball knocked on and the Waratahs get possession deep in defence.
    51''
  • PENALTY CRUSADERS - charge down
    50''
  • Lineout throw at the Waratahs 22.
    49''
  • PENALTY CRUSADERS - offside
    49''
  • SCRUM FEED CRUSADERS - all this action happening close to the halfway line as possession changes hands.
    48''
  • PENALTY CRUSADERS - front row leaning in
    47''
  • PENALTY WARATAHS - out of the lineout pack
    46''
  • PENALTY WARATAHS
    45''
  • Ball pops out of Crusader hands again and we have a turnover to the Waratahs.
    44''
  • SCRUM FEED WARATAHS
    44''
  • Crusaders running to the line but the whistle blows for a forward pass.
    43''
  • PENALTY CRUSADERS - high tackle.
    42''
  • Teams are back out on the park in Christchurch and ready to get the second half underway remembering the Waratahs are down to 14 players with Phipps still in the sin bin.
    40''
  • After an action-packed 40 minutes, can the Waratahs hold onto their lead and put in more of their early first half effort or will the Crusaders keep hitting back having now seemingly found their rhythm? 
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  • HALF-TIME: Crusaders trail the Waratahs 19-29 but will return no doubt with huge confidence having scored three tries in the final ten minutes of that half.
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  • Conversion
    CONVERSION! Crusaders (Mo'unga) 19-29
    40'+4''
  • Try
    TRY! Crusaders (Seta Tamanivalu) 17-29
    40'+3''
  • SCRUM FEED CRUSADERS - 5 metres from the try line.
    40'+3''
  • Yellow Card
    YELLOW CARD Waratahs (Nick Phipps)
    40'+2''
  • PENALTY CRUSADERS
    40'+2''
  • Crusaders looking for a third try before heading to the rooms.
    40'''
  • PENALTY CRUSADERS
    40'''
  • MISSED CONVERSION! Crusaders (Mo'unga) 12-29
    39''
  • Try
    TRY! Crusaders (Codie Taylor) 12-29
    39''
  • PENALTY CRUSADERS - player leaving his feet
    37''
  • Conversion
    CONVERSION! Crusaders (Richie Mo'unga) 7-29
    36''
  • Try
    TRY! Crusaders (Joe Moody) 5-29
    35''
  • Ball back in the hands of the Crusaders and they are finally over the line.
    35''
  • Turnover to the Waratahs 5 metres from the Crusaders try line.
    34''
  • PENALTY CRUSADERS - early drive
    34''
  • PENALTY CRUSADERS
    32''
  • Crusaders finally get inside the Waratahs 22 with possession.
    32''
  • Ten minutes to the break and the Crusaders will need to review their gameplan - particularly where Folau is concerned.
    31''
  • Conversion
    CONVERSION! Waratahs (Foley) 0-29
    29''
  • Another brilliant flying take by Folau off a Foley cross-field kick gets the Waratahs on the front foot inside the Crusaders 22 and the dribble to Rona is picked up and then grounded.
    29''
  • Try
    TRY! Waratahs (Curtis Rona) 0-27
    28''
  • Crusaders with possession but have been pushed deep into their own half.
    27''
  • Waratahs impressing with their line speed and it is rattling the composure of the Crusaders.
    26''
  • Conversion
    CONVERSION! Waratahs (Foley) 0-22
    24''
  • From mark to try with a run of over 50 metres and with support from Beale, Folau has scored a beautiful try.
    23''
  • Try
    TRY! Waratahs (Israel Folau) 0-20
    23''
  • Crusaders passes not accurate and mistakes are the result.
    22''
  • PENALTY WARATAHS 
    21''
  • Crusaders move pass the halfway line but again drop the ball.
    19''
  • Conversion
    CONVERSION! Waratahs (Foley) 0-15
    18''
  • Great intercept sees Naiyaravoro charge up the field unchallenged and under the crossbar.
    18''
  • Try
    TRY! Waratahs (Taqele Naiyaravoro) 0-13
    17''
  • PENALTY WARATAHS - front row collapsing
    16''
  • Scrum Reset
    16''
  • SCRUM FEED WARATAHS
    15''
  • Another ball handling error from the Crusaders just as they were stringing together some phases and moving forward in attack.
    14''
  • Penalty Goal
    GOAL! Waratahs (Bernard Foley) 0-8
    13''
  • The Waratahs are applying good pressure which is causing the Crusaders to make errors.
    12''
  • PENALTY WARATAHS - not rolling away
    11''
  • PENALTY WARATAHS - offside at the scrum
    10''
  • Another turnover from the hosts with some uncharacteristic sloppy ball handling.
    9''
  • SCRUM FEED WARATAHS
    8''
  • Crusaders fumble the ball out of the scrum and Waratahs have the feed in a new scrum.
    7''
  • SCRUM FEED CRUSADERS
    7''
  • PENALTY CRUSADERS - knock on deep in the Waratahs half.
    6''
  • Missed Conversion as the Foley kick drifts to the right of the posts.
    5''
  • Try
    TRY! Waratahs (Cam Clark) 0-5
    4''
  • Waratahs regain possession from another turnover.
    4''
  • Waratahs make some good ground into their attacking half until Hooper coughs up the ball.
    3''
  • Waratahs get possession and look to get out of their own half.
    2''
  • Crusaders have the lineout throw down in the opposition 22.
    1''
  • PENALTY CRUSADERS - player taken in the air is the ruling.
    1''
  • The teams are on the field and ready to get underway.
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  • While the Waratahs are sitting atop the Australian Conference table, they are coming off two consecutive losses having only won five games from nine for the season.
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  • Putting the Folau controversy aside, the Waratahs have a big job ahead as the Crusaders have lost just two games earlier in the season and are currently on a 6-game winning run.
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  • Super Saturday continues as the action moves to New Zealand where the Crusaders take on the Waratahs at AMI Stadium in Christchurch.
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