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Waratahs
41
12
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Highlanders
HIG
Super Rugby
Saturday 19 May 2018, 5:45am EDT

Waratahs v Highlanders

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Key Events

  • FT
  • TRY!Curtis Rona
    67'
  • ConversionBernard Foley
    65'
  • TRY!Lalakai Foketi
    64'
  • TRY!Ash Dixon
    57'
  • ConversionBernard Foley
    55'
  • TRY!Israel Folau
    54'
  • ConversionLima Sopoaga
    46'
  • TRY!Elliot Dixon
    44'
  • ConversionBernard Foley
    43'
  • TRY!Israel Folau
    42'
  • HT
  • ConversionBernard Foley
    24'
  • TRY!Taqele Naiyaravoro
    23'
  • Yellow CardAaron Smith
    20'
  • Red CardTevita Nabura
    18'
  • TRY!Taqele Naiyaravoro
    14'
  • Penalty GoalBernard Foley
    6'
  • KO

Stats

Match Stats
Player Stats
471
259
Metres
39
38
Carries
25
14
Defenders beaten
23
9
Clean breaks
180
112
Passes
12
10
Offloads
14
20
Turnovers conceded
6
6
Turnovers won
88
108
Tackles
14
25
Missed tackles
Waratahs T C P
15 Israel Folau 2 0 0
14 Cameron Clark 0 0 0
13 Curtis Rona 1 0 0
12 Kurtley Beale 0 0 0
11 Taqele Naiyaravoro 2 0 0
10 Bernard Foley 0 4 1
9 Jake Gordon 0 0 0
1 Tom Robertson 0 0 0
2 Damien Fitzpatrick 0 0 0
3 Sekope Kepu 0 0 0
4 Thomas Staniforth 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 Silatolu Latu 0 0 0
17 Harry Johnson-Holmes 0 0 0
18 Shambeckler Vui 0 0 0
19 Ryan McCauley 0 0 0
20 Jed Holloway 0 0 0
21 Nick Phipps 0 0 0
22 Lalakai Foketi 1 0 0
23 Bryce Hegarty 0 0 0
Highlanders T C P
15 Ben Smith 0 0 0
14 Waisake Naholo 0 0 0
13 Rob Thompson 0 0 0
12 Sio Tomkinson 0 0 0
11 Tevita Nabura 0 0 0
10 Lima Sopoaga 0 1 0
9 Aaron Smith 0 0 0
1 Dan Lienert-Brown 0 0 0
2 Ash Dixon 1 0 0
3 Tyrel Lomax 0 0 0
4 Jackson Hemopo 0 0 0
5 Thomas Franklin 0 0 0
6 Elliot Dixon 1 0 0
7 Dillon Hunt 0 0 0
8 Luke Whitelock 0 0 0
SUBSTITUTES T C P
16 Liam Coltman 0 0 0
17 Aki Seiuli 0 0 0
18 Kalolo Tuiloma 0 0 0
19 Shannon Frizell 0 0 0
20 Marino Mikaele Tu'u 0 0 0
21 Kayne Hammington 0 0 0
22 Josh Ioane 0 0 0
23 Tevita Li 0 0 0

Standings

Super Rugby

RANK TEAM RPI TOTAL
5 Waratahs 51 44
6 Highlanders 54 44
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  • FULL-TIME: Waratahs defeat the Highlanders 41-12 and the Trans-Tasman 40-game hoodoo is finally broken!
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  • The siren sounds and so does the referee's whistle.
    80'''
  • PENALTY HIGHLANDERS
    80''
  • Scrum Feed Waratahs
    79''
  • Double knock-on as play races up the field. 
    79''
  • Scrum Feed Waratahs
    78''
  • Waratahs get possession after a Highlanders knock-on at the lineout.
    77''
  • Scrum Feed Highlanders
    76''
  • Knock-on by the Waratahs in the tackle.
    76''
  • Lineout throw for the Highlanders within 5 metres of the try line.
    75''
  • PENALTY HIGHLANDERS - hands in the ruck.
    74''
  • Highlanders move inside the Waratahs 22.
    74''
  • PENALTY HIGHLANDERS - front row collapsing.
    73''
  • Knock-on by that Highlanders gives the Waratahs a scrum feed.
    72''
  • Inside the final 10 minutes but the Waratahs are not resting on their laurels remaining strong in defence as the Highlanders look to push into the opposition half.
    71''
  • MISSED CONVERSION! Waratahs - Foley's kick skews to the left of the posts.
    69''
  • Try
    TRY! Waratahs (Curtis Rona) 41-12 ... another strong passage of crossfield passing to where Rona finally dives over in the corner.
    68''
  • Scrum Feed Waratahs
    68''
  • Highlanders get possession of the ball but then cough it up under good tackle pressure from Beale.
    67''
  • Folau takes a great mark in the air from the Foley cross field kick at the halfway line.
    67''
  • Conversion
    CONVERSION! Waratahs (Foley) 36-12
    66''
  • Try
    TRY! Waratahs (Lalakai Foketi) 34-12 ... Foketi making an impact straight off the bench.
    65''
  • NO TRY! Phipps try decision reversed under TMO scrutiny.
    62''
  • TMO - player appears to lose possession as he grounds it.
    62''
  • Waratahs have possession and are again on the attack inside the opposition 22.
    61''
  • MISSED CONVERSION! Highlanders (Sopoaga) 
    60''
  • No obstruction ruled.
    59''
  • TMO - checking for potential obstruction in the lead up to that try. 
    59''
  • Try
    TRY! Highlanders (Ash Dixon) 29-12
    58''
  • Highlanders push the rolling maul from the lineout.
    58''
  • PENALTY HIGHLANDERS - offside
    57''
  • Conversion
    CONVERSION! Waratahs (Foley) 29-7
    56''
  • Try
    TRY! Waratahs (Folau) 27-7 ... brilliant passage of quick-paced passing across the field.
    55''
  • PENALTY HIGHLANDERS - obstruction by the Waratahs as they looked to charge over the line in the rolling maul.
    54''
  • Rolling maul from the Waratahs.
    53''
  • Turnover and Beale kicks ahead but the ball is taken over the touch line by the Highlanders.
    53''
  • Highlanders cross the halfway line on the attack.
    52''
  • Sopoaga gets the ball out and kicks it into touch upfield.
    51''
  • Scrum Feed Highlanders
    51''
  • Messy play by the Waratahs losing possession.
    51''
  • Waratahs now have the lineout throw just 5 metres out from the try line.
    50''
  • PENALTY WARATAHS - deliberate knock-on.
    50''
  • Another knock-on means another scrum.
    49''
  • Scrum Feed Waratahs
    49''
  • Conversion
    CONVERSION! Highlanders (Lima Sopoaga) 22-7.
    47''
  • Try
    TRY! Highlanders (Elliot Dixon) 22-5
    45''
  • The Highlanders are looking to hit straight back and finally get on the scoreboard.
    45''
  • Conversion
    CONVERSION! Waratahs (Foley) 22-0
    44''
  • Try
    TRY! Waratahs (Israel Folau) 20-0
    43''
  • Waratahs looking to score close to the line off the back of the scrum.
    42''
  • NO TRY! - 5 metre scrum will be the call.
    42''
  • TMO - Try or No Try as the referee has not seen a definite Waratahs grounding.
    41''
  • The Waratahs looking confident as the second half gets underway.
    41''
  • HALF-TIME: The Waratahs lead the Highlanders 15-0.
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  • Siren sounds and a moment later the whistle blows for the break.
    40'''
  • Waratahs with the ball inside the Highlanders 22.
    40''
  • Forward pass by the Highlanders negates a running break they get up the sideline. Play returns to the 10m line in the Highlanders half.
    39''
  • Scrum Feed Highlanders
    39''
  • Turnover and Gordon kicks deep for the Waratahs but straight into the arms of the Highlanders.
    37''
  • Scrum Feed Highlanders
    37''
  • Messy patch of play as the skills are getting a bit sloppy.
    36''
  • Ball again knocked-on and the Waratahs have the scrum feed.
    35''
  • The game is being played at a high pace and the players are starting to show the toll of that tempo.
    35''
  • Turnover to the Waratahs at the halfway line.
    34''
  • Scrum Feed Highlanders
    33''
  • Ball lost forward by the Tahs and the Highlanders will regroup with Aaron Smith back on the field.
    32''
  • Scrum Feed Waratahs
    32''
  • Knock-on by the Highlanders at midfield.
    30''
  • Highlanders fumble the pass in front of the posts and the Waratahs take possession and head upfield.
    29''
  • Scrum Feed Highlanders - just 5 metres from the try line.
    28''
  • PENALTY HIGHLANDERS - tackling the player without the ball.
    28''
  • Highlanders kick to touch inside the opposition 22.
    27''
  • PENALTY HIGHLANDERS - deliberate knock down by Michael Hooper
    26''
  • Conversion
    CONVERSION! Waratahs (Foley) 15-0
    25''
  • Naiyaravoro gets his second of the match.
    24''
  • Try
    TRY! Waratahs (Taqele Naiyaravoro) 13-0
    24''
  • TMO - Try or No Try to the Waratahs for Navoro.
    24''
  • Scrum Feed Waratahs directly in front of the posts just 5 metres out.
    23''
  • PENALTY WARATAHS - offside.
    22''
  • Waratahs with possession close to the try line.
    22''
  • Yellow Card
    YELLOW CARD HIGHLANDERS - Aaron Smith sent to the sin bin for a deliberate knock down.
    21''
  • TMO - potential foul play by a HIghlanders player Aaron Smith being looked at.
    21''
  • Knock-on by the HIghlanders will give the Waratahs a scrum feed at the halfway line.
    21''
  • Highlanders with the lineout throw inside their own half.
    20''
  • Red Card
    RED CARD HIGHLANDERS - Tevita Nebura has been pinged for reckless foul play raising his boot to the face of Cam Clark during the marking process.
    19''
  • TMO - potential foul play being looked at by Tevita Nebura.
    19''
  • PENALTY WARATAHS 
    18''
  • MISSED CONVERSION! Waratahs - Foley's kick just slides past the right-hand post. 
    16''
  • Try
    TRY! Waratahs (Taqele Naiyaravoro) 8-0
    15''
  • Waratahs just 5 metres from the line.
    15''
  • Beale kicks to clear upfield and Lima Sopoaga fumbles the pickup and the Waratahs get a scrum feed close to the touch line just past the halfway point.
    14''
  • Scrum Feed Highlanders
    12''
  • Knock-on for both teams into the Highlanders half.
    11''
  • Scrum Feed Waratahs
    11''
  • NO TRY! - Ball passed forward.
    10''
  • TMO - Try awarded onfield but checking for a forward pass in the lead up.
    10''
  • Highlanders have pushed through the Waratahs defence.
    10''
  • Foley finds touch just inside the Highlanders half.
    8''
  • PENALTY WARATAHS - joining the ruck incorrectly.
    8''
  • Penalty Goal
    GOAL! Waratahs (Bernard Foley) 3-0
    7''
  • PENALTY WARATAHS - not rolling away.
    6''
  • Waratahs go inside the 22.
    6''
  • Waratahs get the steal at the halfway line.
    5''
  • Highlanders kick downfield and with one bounce the ball goes into touch just past the halfway.
    4''
  • Scrum Feed Highlanders - deep in their own half.
    2''
  • Waratahs go on the attack early with a steal of possession at the lineout and a charge upfield into attack.
    1''
  • Teams are out on the field and the Highlanders will have the kickoff to get the game underway.
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  • The Highlanders have won four of their last five games and therefore have confidence while the Tahs have to shake off the disappoinment of last week's two-point loss.
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  • The Rugby action moves to Allianz Stadium in Sydney as the Waratahs host the Highlanders looking to get a much-needed win on the board.
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