Super Rugby Aotearoa
Blues vs Highlanders

Blues
39
vs
17
Highlanders
  • Time Sun, 14/03/2021, 02:35 am
  • Location Eden Park
  • Referee Michael Fraser
Blues
Blues
Highlanders
Highlanders
Attack
5Tries2
467Metres332
80Carries90
10Defenders Beaten19
15Clean Breaks5
97Passes129
6Offloads5
8Turnovers Conceded12
Defence
84Tackles89
19Missed Tackles10
7Turnovers Won4
Kicking
32Kicks in Play24
4/5Conversions2/2
2/2Penalty Goals1/1
0/0Drop Goals0/0
Breakdown
54Rucks Won59
2Rucks Lost6
96%Rucks Success Rate90%
10Mauls Won4
Set Plays
15Lineouts Won10
4Lineouts Lost2
78%Lineouts Success Rate83%
6Scrums Won3
0Scrums Lost1
100%Scrums Success Rate75%
Discipline
11Penalties Conceded16
0Red Cards0
1Yellow Cards1
Blues
Blues
Highlanders
Highlanders
  • Ioane63
  • Eklund49
  • Narawa42
  • Clarke16
  • Black9
Tries
  • Fakatava70
  • Dixon53
  • Black64
  • Black51
  • Black18
  • Black10
Conversions
  • Ioane72
  • Ioane54
  • Black59
  • Black27
Penalty Goals
  • Ioane3
Blues

Blues

Highlanders

Highlanders

Karl Tu'inukuafe1Karl Tu'inukuafe
Ethan De Groot1Ethan De Groot
Luteru Tolai2Luteru Tolai
Liam Coltman2Liam Coltman
Ofa Tu'ungafasi3Ofa Tu'ungafasi
Siate Tokolahi3Siate Tokolahi
Patrick Tuipulotu4Patrick Tuipulotu
Josh Dickson4Josh Dickson
Sam Darry5Sam Darry
Manaaki Selby-Rickit5Manaaki Selby-Rickit
Akira Ioane6Akira Ioane
Shannon Frizell6Shannon Frizell
Dalton Papali'i7Dalton Papali'i
James Lentjes7James Lentjes
Hoskins Sotutu8Hoskins Sotutu
Hugh Renton8Hugh Renton
Jonathan Ruru9Jonathan Ruru
Aaron Smith9Aaron Smith
Otere Black10Otere Black
Josh Ioane10Josh Ioane
Caleb Clarke11Caleb Clarke
Jona Nareki11Jona Nareki
Harry Plummer12Harry Plummer
Sio Tomkinson12Sio Tomkinson
Rieko Ioane13Rieko Ioane
Michael Collins13Michael Collins
Mark Telea14Mark Telea
Ngatungane Punivai14Ngatungane Punivai
Stephen Perofeta15Stephen Perofeta
Connor Garden-Bachop15Connor Garden-Bachop
Substitutes
Kurt Eklund16Kurt Eklund
Ash Dixon16Ash Dixon
James Lay17James Lay
Josh Hohneck17Josh Hohneck
Nepo Laulala18Nepo Laulala
Jeff Thwaites18Jeff Thwaites
Gerard Cowley-Tuioti19Gerard Cowley-Tuioti
Bryn Evans19Bryn Evans
Tom Robinson20Tom Robinson
Marino Mikaele-Tu'u20Marino Mikaele-Tu'u
Sam Nock21Sam Nock
Folau Fakatava21Folau Fakatava
Tanielu Tele'a22Tanielu Tele'a
Mitch Hunt22Mitch Hunt
Emoni Narawa23Emoni Narawa
Billy Harmon23Billy Harmon
Coaches
Leon MacDonald
Aaron Mauger
80+4End Of Second HalfIt's all over! The referee has blown his whistle to end the game.
75Clean BreakWhat a run here by Michael Collins as they gets over the gainline!.
72Conversion - KickedThe touch judges raise their flags as Josh Ioane kicks the conversion.
70Try - Close rangeHighlanders are stopped just a few metres from the try line but Folau Fakatava picks up from the base of the ruck to score the try.
70Yellow cardSam Nock (Blues) is shown a yellow card.
69Clean BreakConnor Garden-Bachop makes the break as the defence re-enacts the parting of the red sea.
69Team Rucks WonHighlanders have won 60 rucks so far this game.
66Clean BreakFabulous play by Highlanders has led to Marino Mikaele-Tu'u being able to wriggle through a gap.
64Substitution onTanielu Tele'a comes on for Blues.
64Substitution offRieko Ioane leaves the field.
64Substitution onBryn Evans comes on.
64Substitution offManaaki Selby-Rickit comes off.
64Substitution onJeff Thwaites comes on.
64Substitution offSiate Tokolahi comes off.
64Conversion - KickedOtere Black adds the two points for Blues.
63Try - Passing MoveSilky skills by Blues ends with a try for Akira Ioane.
63Try AssistSpellbinding play by Harry Plummer is finished off with a try.
63Clean BreakTrouble here as Emoni Narawa breaches the defence.
62Substitution onGerard Cowley-Tuioti comes on.
62Substitution offPatrick Tuipulotu comes off.
59Clean BreakThis is dangerous for the defence as Hoskins Sotutu bursts through to advance the Blues attack.
59Substitution onHighlanders decide to make a substitution, with Folau Fakatava getting some game time.
59Substitution offHighlanders decide to make a substitution, with Aaron Smith being replaced.
59Penalty Goal - KickedOtere Black makes no mistake with that penalty goal attempt.
57Team Rucks WonBlues have won 40 rucks so far this game.
56Player Good TacklesShannon Frizell has made 10 good tackles so far this game.
55Clean BreakA gap opened in the defence and Sio Tomkinson took full advantage.
54Substitution onBlues make a substitution with Sam Nock coming on.
54Substitution offBlues make a substitution with Jonathan Ruru coming off.
54Conversion - KickedJosh Ioane does the business as his conversion attempt goes over.
53Try - Close rangeAsh Dixon scores the try from close range.
51Substitution onHighlanders sub Marino Mikaele-Tu'u comes onto the field.
51Substitution offHugh Renton departs for Highlanders.
51Conversion - KickedOtere Black makes no mistake with that conversion attempt.
49Clean BreakThe defensive line has been broken as Kurt Eklund goes through the gap.
49Try - Close rangeBlues are only a few metres out, surely they must score! And they do with Kurt Eklund touching down.
48Substitution onKurt Eklund comes on for Blues.
48Substitution offLuteru Tolai leaves the field.
47Substitution onJames Lay comes on.
47Substitution offKarl Tu'inukuafe comes off.
47Substitution onNepo Laulala comes on.
47Substitution offOfa Tu'ungafasi comes off.
46Substitution onTom Robinson comes on.
46Substitution offDalton Papali'i comes off.
45Player Good TacklesDalton Papali'i has made 10 good tackles so far this game.
44Team Rucks WonHighlanders have won 40 rucks so far this game.
43Substitution onHighlanders decide to make a substitution, with Josh Hohneck getting some game time.
43Substitution offHighlanders decide to make a substitution, with Ethan De Groot being replaced.
43Substitution onHighlanders make a substitution with Ash Dixon coming on.
43Substitution offHighlanders make a substitution with Liam Coltman coming off.
43Conversion - Missed LeftOtere Black has hooked the conversion to the left of the posts.
42Try - Passing MoveA wonderful passing move by Blues is finished off by Emoni Narawa.
42Clean BreakWhat a run here by Emoni Narawa as they gets over the gainline!.
42Try AssistStephen Perofeta played a key part in that try.
40Substitution onHighlanders sub Billy Harmon comes onto the field.
40Substitution offJames Lentjes departs for Highlanders.
40Substitution onEmoni Narawa comes on for Blues.
40Substitution offMark Telea leaves the field.
40Start Of Second HalfThe second half is underway.
40+2End Of First HalfThe half-time whistle blows and both teams’ head for the dressing rooms.
39Yellow cardJosh Dickson (Highlanders) is shown a yellow card.
34Substitution onMitch Hunt comes on.
34Substitution offJona Nareki comes off.
33Clean BreakAkira Ioane makes the break as the defence re-enacts the parting of the red sea.
27Penalty Goal - KickedOtere Black kicks the penalty.
25Team Rucks WonBlues have won 20 rucks so far this game.
23Clean BreakFabulous play by Blues has led to Hoskins Sotutu being able to wriggle through a gap.
23Team Rucks WonHighlanders have won 20 rucks so far this game.
18Conversion - KickedOtere Black converts the try.
16Try AssistThat's a great try assist by Rieko Ioane.
16Try - Passing MoveA series of passes by Blues results in a try for Caleb Clarke.
16Clean BreakTrouble here as Caleb Clarke breaches the defence.
13Clean BreakThis is dangerous for the defence as Mark Telea bursts through to advance the Blues attack.
10Conversion - KickedOtere Black has kicked a conversion.
9Try AssistRieko Ioane sets up the try.
9Clean BreakA gap opened in the defence and Rieko Ioane took full advantage.
9Try - Passing MoveGreat hands by Blues leads to a try for Otere Black.
3Penalty Goal - KickedJosh Ioane has kicked a penalty goal.
0Clean BreakThe defensive line has been broken as James Lentjes goes through the gap.
0Start Of First HalfWe are underway as the referee blows his whistle.
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