Super Rugby Aotearoa
Blues vs Chiefs

Blues
39
vs
19
Chiefs
  • Time Sat, 5/1/2021, 07:05 AM
  • Location Eden Park
  • Referee Michael Fraser
Blues
Blues
Chiefs
Chiefs
  • Lam80+2
  • Lam77
  • Sotutu73
  • Sullivan52
  • Choat25
  • Eklund17
Tries
  • Stevenson60
  • Black74
  • Black25
  • Black18
Conversions
  • Gatland62
  • Black64
Penalty Goals
  • Gatland48
  • Gatland40+1
  • Gatland21
  • Gatland3
Blues
Blues
Chiefs
Chiefs
Attack
6Tries1
407Metres379
117Carries91
20Defenders Beaten24
5Clean Breaks8
156Passes154
8Offloads10
10Turnovers Conceded16
Defence
98Tackles133
24Missed Tackles20
4Turnovers Won3
Kicking
37Kicks in Play24
3/6Conversions1/1
1/2Penalty Goals4/4
N/ADrop GoalsN/A
Breakdown
95Rucks Won66
6Rucks Lost4
94%Rucks Success Rate94%
2Mauls Won2
Set Plays
12Lineouts Won13
3Lineouts Lost2
80%Lineouts Success Rate86%
9Scrums Won3
0Scrums Lost0
100%Scrums Success Rate100%
Discipline
10Penalties Conceded13
0Red Cards0
0Yellow Cards0
Blues
Blues
Chiefs
Chiefs
Karl Tu'inukuafe1Karl Tu'inukuafe
Oliver Norris1Oliver Norris
Kurt Eklund2Kurt Eklund
Bradley Slater2Bradley Slater
Nepo Laulala3Nepo Laulala
Sione Mafileo3Sione Mafileo
Gerard Cowley-Tuioti4Gerard Cowley-Tuioti
Samipeni Finau4Samipeni Finau
Sam Darry5Sam Darry
Josh Lord5Josh Lord
Tom Robinson6Tom Robinson
Villiami Taulani6Villiami Taulani
Adrian Choat7Adrian Choat
Zane Kapeli7Zane Kapeli
Hoskins Sotutu8Hoskins Sotutu
Pita-Gus Sowakula8Pita-Gus Sowakula
Finlay Christie9Finlay Christie
Te Toiroa Tahuriorangi9Te Toiroa Tahuriorangi
Otere Black10Otere Black
Bryn Gatland10Bryn Gatland
Caleb Clarke11Caleb Clarke
Bailyn Sullivan11Bailyn Sullivan
Tanielu Tele'a12Tanielu Tele'a
Rameka Poihipi12Rameka Poihipi
Rieko Ioane13Rieko Ioane
Sean Wainui13Sean Wainui
Bryce Heem14Bryce Heem
Shaun Stevenson14Shaun Stevenson
Zarn Sullivan15Zarn Sullivan
Kaleb Trask15Kaleb Trask
Substitutes
Soane Vikena16Soane Vikena
Nathan Harris16Nathan Harris
Ofa Tu'ungafasi17Ofa Tu'ungafasi
Ezekiel Lindenmuth17Ezekiel Lindenmuth
Marcel Renata18Marcel Renata
Joe Apikotoa18Joe Apikotoa
Joshua Goodhue19Joshua Goodhue
Liam Messam19Liam Messam
Akira Ioane20Akira Ioane
Tom Florence20Tom Florence
Sam Nock21Sam Nock
Xavier Roe21Xavier Roe
Harry Plummer22Harry Plummer
Rivez Reihana22Rivez Reihana
AJ Lam23AJ Lam
Gideon Wrampling23Gideon Wrampling
Coaches
Leon MacDonald
Warren Gatland
80+5End Of Second HalfIt's all over! The referee has blown his whistle to end the game.
80+3Conversion - Missed LeftHarry Plummer has hooked the conversion to the left of the posts.
80+2Team Rucks WonBlues have won 100 rucks so far this game.
80+2Try - Passing MoveIncisive passing by Blues is finished off by AJ Lam, as he goes over for the try.
80+2Try AssistHoskins Sotutu sets up the try.
78Conversion - Missed RightOtere Black curls the ball too far, missing the posts to the right.
77Try - Passing MoveSilky skills by Blues ends with a try for AJ Lam.
77Clean BreakA gap opened in the defence and AJ Lam took full advantage.
77Try AssistZarn Sullivan sets up the try.
74Substitution onRivez Reihana comes on.
74Substitution offBryn Gatland comes off.
74Substitution onBlues decide to make a substitution, with Soane Vikena getting some game time.
74Substitution offBlues decide to make a substitution, with Kurt Eklund being replaced.
74Conversion - KickedOtere Black does the business as his conversion attempt goes over.
73Try - Individual effortA stunning solo try from Hoskins Sotutu.
68Player Good TacklesTom Florence has made 10 good tackles so far this game.
64Penalty Goal - KickedOtere Black adds the points for Blues.
63Team Rucks WonBlues have won 80 rucks so far this game.
62Substitution onChiefs make a substitution with Ezekiel Lindenmuth coming on.
62Substitution offChiefs make a substitution with Oliver Norris coming off.
62Substitution onBlues sub Marcel Renata comes onto the field.
62Substitution offNepo Laulala departs for Blues.
62Conversion - KickedBryn Gatland makes no mistake with that conversion attempt.
60Clean BreakThe defensive line has been broken as Shaun Stevenson goes through the gap.
60Try AssistSpellbinding play by Gideon Wrampling is finished off with a try.
60Try - Passing MoveA wonderful passing move by Chiefs is finished off by Shaun Stevenson.
59Team Rucks WonChiefs have won 60 rucks so far this game.
59Player Good TacklesTom Robinson has made 10 good tackles so far this game.
58Substitution onAJ Lam comes on for Blues.
58Substitution offBryce Heem leaves the field.
54Conversion - Missed RightOtere Black has hooked the conversion to the right of the posts.
53Substitution onAkira Ioane comes on.
53Substitution offAdrian Choat comes off.
53Substitution onNathan Harris comes on.
53Substitution offBradley Slater comes off.
53Substitution onSam Nock comes on.
53Substitution offFinlay Christie comes off.
53Substitution onChiefs decide to make a substitution, with Joe Apikotoa getting some game time.
53Substitution offChiefs decide to make a substitution, with Sione Mafileo being replaced.
53Substitution onChiefs make a substitution with Gideon Wrampling coming on.
53Substitution offChiefs make a substitution with Sean Wainui coming off.
53Substitution onBlues sub Ofa Tu'ungafasi comes onto the field.
53Substitution offKarl Tu'inukuafe departs for Blues.
52Clean BreakWhat a run here by Hoskins Sotutu as they gets over the gainline!.
52Player Good TacklesBradley Slater has made 10 good tackles so far this game.
52Clean BreakZarn Sullivan makes the break as the defence re-enacts the parting of the red sea.
52Try AssistRieko Ioane played a key part in that try.
52Try - Passing MoveA series of passes by Blues results in a try for Zarn Sullivan.
51Substitution onLiam Messam comes on for Chiefs.
51Substitution offVilliami Taulani leaves the field.
48Substitution onXavier Roe comes on.
48Substitution offTe Toiroa Tahuriorangi comes off.
48Penalty Goal - KickedBryn Gatland does the business as his penalty goal attempt goes over.
46Team Rucks WonBlues have won 60 rucks so far this game.
44Substitution onHarry Plummer comes on.
44Substitution offTanielu Tele'a comes off.
44Substitution onAdrian Choat comes on.
44Substitution offAkira Ioane comes off.
41Substitution onBlues decide to make a substitution, with Akira Ioane getting some game time.
41Substitution offBlues decide to make a substitution, with Adrian Choat being replaced.
41Tackle - Try SaverZane Kapeli saved his team there as he successfully makes the tackle to deny the try.
41Tackle - Try SaverSensational play byOliver Norris as he makes a try saving tackle.
41Tackle - Try SaverWhere did Sean Wainui come from??? It looked for all the world that a try was going to be scored but Sean Wainui makes the tackle.
40Clean BreakFabulous play by Blues has led to Tanielu Tele'a being able to wriggle through a gap.
40Start Of Second HalfThe second half is underway.
40Substitution onBlues make a substitution with Joshua Goodhue coming on.
40Substitution offBlues make a substitution with Sam Darry coming off.
40+1End Of First HalfThe half-time whistle blows and both teams’ head for the dressing rooms.
40+1Penalty Goal - KickedBryn Gatland makes no mistake with that penalty goal attempt.
40Team Rucks WonChiefs have won 40 rucks so far this game.
39Clean BreakTrouble here as Bradley Slater breaches the defence.
34Substitution onBlues sub Adrian Choat comes onto the field.
34Substitution offAkira Ioane departs for Blues.
31Team Rucks WonChiefs have won 20 rucks so far this game.
25Conversion - KickedOtere Black converts the try.
25Substitution onAkira Ioane comes on for Blues.
25Substitution offAdrian Choat leaves the field.
25Try AssistThat's a great try assist by Hoskins Sotutu.
25Try - Close rangeBlues are only a few metres out, surely they must score! And they do with Adrian Choat touching down.
25Substitution onTom Florence comes on.
25Substitution offSamipeni Finau comes off.
24Team Rucks WonBlues have won 40 rucks so far this game.
21Penalty Goal - KickedBryn Gatland kicks the penalty.
19Clean BreakThis is dangerous for the defence as Bailyn Sullivan bursts through to advance the Chiefs attack.
18Conversion - KickedOtere Black has kicked a conversion.
17Clean BreakA gap opened in the defence and Kurt Eklund took full advantage.
17Try AssistFinlay Christie sets up the try.
17Try - Passing MoveGreat hands by Blues leads to a try for Kurt Eklund.
13Team Rucks WonBlues have won 20 rucks so far this game.
10Clean BreakThe defensive line has been broken as Pita-Gus Sowakula goes through the gap.
9Tackle - Try SaverSurely there's going to be a try here - but no!!! Rameka Poihipi saves the day with a real try saver of a tackle.
9Tackle - Try SaverTry saving tackle made by Zane Kapeli.
9Tackle - Try SaverWhat a tackle there by Te Toiroa Tahuriorangi as he saves a certain try!.
6Penalty Goal - Dropped ShortThere wasn't enough power on that penalty goal attempt by Zarn Sullivan as it drops short of the posts.
3Penalty Goal - KickedBryn Gatland has kicked a penalty goal.
0Start Of First HalfWe are underway as the referee blows his whistle.
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