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Reds
12
22
FT
Crusaders
CRU
Super Rugby
Saturday 02 March 2019, 3:45am EST

Reds v Crusaders

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  • FT
  • TRY!Scott Higginbotham
    74'
  • TRY!Jordan Taufua
    57'
  • Yellow CardLukhan Salakaia-Loto
    53'
  • ConversionRichie Mo'unga
    50'
  • TRY!Whetu Douglas
    48'
  • HT
  • ConversionBryce Hegarty
    38'
  • TRY!Samu Kerevi
    37'
  • TRY!Will Jordan
    8'
  • TRY!Braydon Ennor
    6'
  • KO

Stats

Match Stats
Player Stats
349
505
Metres
39
62
Carries
16
15
Defenders beaten
10
16
Clean breaks
123
241
Passes
9
10
Offloads
18
20
Turnovers conceded
10
6
Turnovers won
167
123
Tackles
15
16
Missed tackles
Reds T C P
15 Bryce Hegarty 0 1 0
14 Chris Feauai-Sautia 0 0 0
13 Jordan Petaia 0 0 0
12 Samu Kerevi 1 0 0
11 Sefanaia Naivalu 0 0 0
10 Hamish Stewart 0 0 0
9 Moses Sorovi 0 0 0
1 Feao Fotuaika 0 0 0
2 Brandon Paenga-Amosa 0 0 0
3 Taniela Tupou 0 0 0
4 Izack Rodda 0 0 0
5 Harry Hockings 0 0 0
6 Lukhan Salakaia-Loto 0 0 0
7 Liam Wright 0 0 0
8 Angus Scott-Young 0 0 0
SUBSTITUTES T C P
16 Alex Mafi 0 0 0
17 Jean-Pierre Smith 0 0 0
18 Ruan Smith 0 0 0
19 Caleb Timu 0 0 0
20 Scott Higginbotham 1 0 0
21 Tate McDermott 0 0 0
22 Duncan Paia'aua 0 0 0
23 Isaac Lucas 0 0 0
Crusaders T C P
15 Will Jordan 1 0 0
14 Braydon Ennor 1 0 0
13 Jack Goodhue 0 0 0
12 Tim Bateman 0 0 0
11 George Bridge 0 0 0
10 Richie Mo'unga 0 1 0
9 Mitchell Drummond 0 0 0
1 Joe Moody 0 0 0
2 Andrew Makalio 0 0 0
3 Owen Franks 0 0 0
4 Scott Barrett 0 0 0
5 Quinten Strange 0 0 0
6 Tom Sanders 0 0 0
7 Matt Todd 0 0 0
8 Whetu Douglas 1 0 0
SUBSTITUTES T C P
16 Ben Funnell 0 0 0
17 Harrison Allan 0 0 0
18 Michael Alaalatoa 0 0 0
19 Luke Romano 0 0 0
20 Jordan Taufua 1 0 0
21 Bryn Hall 0 0 0
22 Mitch Hunt 0 0 0
23 David Havili 0 0 0

Standings

Super Rugby

RANK TEAM RPI TOTAL
11 Reds 45 10
2 Crusaders 72 19
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  • FULL TIME - CRUSADERS 22 REDS 12 - A professional performance from the Crusaders who remain undefeated this season as they beat the Reds by 10 points. They win their 8th straight away game which is a record. They were just too good tonight. The Reds played well but were outclassed in the end by a better team. 
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  • MISS - It remains 22-12 
    76''
  • The Reds really needed that as Higginbotham goes over in the corner palming away a defender and scoring the try 
    75''
  • Try
    TRY REDS (Scott Higginbotham) 
    75''
  • Time is running out on the Reds but they are now on the attack inside the 22 and they really need to take some points from this attack 
    74''
  • Ennor gets a favourable bounce coming his way but he can't hold on to the bouncing ball and the Reds have a scrum inside their own 22 
    71''
  • The Reds are guilty of an obstruction in the lead up to the try and it will be a Crusaders penalty 
    70''
  • TMO needed for a possible Reds try 
    70''
  • The Reds lose the ball from a line-out but the clearing kick isn't a good one and the home side can get on the attack again 
    69''
  • Will Jordan busts straight through the line but he is quickly caught by the defence. 
    67''
  • No luck for the Reds as the away side have a scrum on their defensive 22. The home side slowly but surely running out of time 
    65''
  • The Reds are now in need of some quick points if they are to get back into this one as the Crusaders have gotten on top of them in this half so far 
    62''
  • MISS - Crusaders lead it 22-7 
    59''
  • The driving maul from the Crusaders is well on top of the Reds for the second time in this half as they get their way over the line with Taufua the one scoring 
    58''
  • Try
    TRY CRUSADERS (Jordan Taufua) 
    57''
  • The home side do well to win a penalty without possession relieving the pressure on them for the time being 
    55''
  • Yellow Card
    Lukhan Salakaia-Loto gets a yellow card for being offside and denying a try scoring opportunity 
    54''
  • Crusaders can go on another attack after a deliberate knock down goes against the Reds 
    53''
  • Conversion
    CONVERSION - Mo'unga converts after the driving maul from the line-out win is too strong to handle and Douglas crashes over to score the try for the visitors 
    50''
  • Try
    TRY CRUSADERS (Whetukamokamo Douglas)
    49''
  • Crusaders get up to 22 phases but the Reds do very well to hold them out on this occasion but the referee goes back to a penalty and their attack can continue 
    48''
  • The Reds concede a penalty through Fotuaika with the referee penalising him for collapsing the scrum.
    44''
  • Crusaders have a scrum on their defensive 22 and they will try and get out of their own end 
    42''
  • Back underway 
    41''
  • HALF TIME - REDS 7 CRUSADERS 10 - Two early tries from the Crusaders saw them jump out to an early lead but it wasn't until a Kerevi try late did the Reds get on the scoreboard and make it a 3 point game. It is anyone's game in the 2nd half. 
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  • Crusaders have time for one last attack as the siren has sounded 
    40'''
  • Conversion
    CONVERSION - The Reds cut the gap to 3 points. 10-7 
    39''
  • The Reds get on the board with their pressure finally paying off as a quick pass out to Kerevi producing the try as he's too big and strong to be denied from close range 
    38''
  • Try
    TRY REDS (Samu Kerevi)
    37''
  • Crusaders concede the penalty for an offside and the home team will kick for touch 
    35''
  • The Reds are equal to that Crusaders attack with Goodhue tackled over the sideline 
    33''
  • The Crusaders early blitz is still the only points on the board so far with both sides struggling to find a rhythm with another knock on coming from the away side 
    31''
  • Reds will have a scrum on halfway and they will try and mount an attack. They have not been able to put any real pressure on the Crusaders defence so far 
    29''
  • Crusaders try to spread the ball out wide to the left quickly but a pass goes through the hands and the Reds have it back on halfway 
    27''
  • The away side go down the short side trying to take advantage of some space but it doesn't come off but they will continue to have possession from the Reds kicking it into touch 
    25''
  • Both teams fighting to get on top of the territory game with the Reds finding touch with a grubber kick on their attacking 10 
    23''
  • Crusaders win the scrum and now can go on the attack as they look for some more points 
    20''
  • Scott-Young almost grabs an intercept for the Reds but it just slips out of his hands at the last second
    18''
  • The Reds are playing themselves into this game now after a slow start as the Crusaders now try and get an attack going from halfway 
    17''
  • A cross field kick from the Reds is a good tactic but the ball doesn't bounce for them and it rolls out into touch 
    15''
  • The away side are penalised for not releasing the ball and the Reds will find touch just short of the 22 
    13''
  • MISS - Mo'unga misses and it stays at 10-0 
    11''
  • What a start from the visitors as they make a break from their own end and they are able to keep the ball alive and Jordan is the one to finish it off as he dives over in the corner 
    10''
  • Try
    TRY CRUSADERS (Will Jordan) 
    10''
  • MISS - Mo'unga hits the post. It remains 5-0 
    9''
  • The Crusaders work a play very well attracting players to the breakdown and a kick across field for Ennor finds him in space and he has the easy job of catching the kick and grounding the ball 
    8''
  • Try
    TRY CRUSADERS (Braydon Ennor) 
    7''
  • Great work at the scrum from the Crusaders who win a penalty without the feed for the Reds front row collapsing
    5''
  • The first error of the game is from the Crusaders and the home side now can start their first attack of the game 
    3''
  • We're underway 
    1''
  • Welcome to Brisbane where the Reds host the Crusaders. The home side come into this one after a loss last week and they face a very tough test against the Crusaders who have started their season with 2 wins. The Reds haven't beaten the Crusaders since 2011 and they will need to play very well to beat the Kiwi powerhouse. Kick off next. 
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