MATCH BREAKDOWN
MATCH SUMMARY
TEAMS Highlanders vs Blues
VENUE Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin
DATE 18 April 2015 09:35
COMPETITION Vodacom Super Rugby
FINAL SCORE 30 - 24
TRIES 3 - 4
HALFTIME SCORE 24 - 0
MATCH OFFICIALS
Referee Chris Pollock
Assistant Referee/Reserve Referee Ben O'Keeffe
Assistant Referee Mike Lash
TMO Vinny Munro
SCORING SUMMARY
Highlanders
Conversion Lima Sopoaga 3
Penalty Lima Sopoaga 3
Try Malakai Fekitoa 2
Try Waisake Naholo 1
 
Blues
Conversion Dan Bowden 1
Conversion Ihaia West 1
Try George Moala 1
Try Keven Mealamu 2
Try Patrick Tuipulotu 1
LINE-UP
Highlanders
1 Kane Hames
2 Liam Coltman
3 Josh Hohneck
4 Mark Reddish
5 Joe Wheeler
6 Elliot Dixon
7 James Lentjes
8 Nasi Manu (Captain)
9 Aaron Smith
10 Lima Sopoaga
11 Patrick Osborne
12 Jason Emery
13 Malakai Fekitoa
14 Waisake Naholo
15 Ben R Smith
 
Blues
1 Ofa Tu'ungafasi
2 James Parsons
3 Angus Ta'avao
4 Josh Bekhuis
5 Patrick Tuipulotu
6 Akira Ioane
7 Brendon O'Connor
8 Jerome Kaino (Captain)
9 Jamison Gibson-Park
10 Dan Bowden
11 Melani Nanai
12 George Moala
13 Pita Ahki
14 Frank Halai
15 Charles Piutau
RESERVES
Highlanders
16 Ash Dixon
17 Brendon Edmonds
18 Pingi Tala'apitaga
19 Tom Franklin
20 Dan Pryor
21 Fumiaki Tanaka
22 Marty Banks
23 Richard Buckman
 
Blues
16 Keven Mealamu
17 Tony Woodcock
18 Charlie Faumuina
19 Hayden Triggs
20 Blake Gibson
21 Jimmy Cowan
22 Ihaia West
23 Francis Saili
REPLACEMENTS
Highlanders
47 Tom Franklin for Mark Reddish
47 Ash Dixon for Liam Coltman
53 Brendon Edmonds for Kane Hames
57 Dan Pryor for James Lentjes
57 Richard Buckman for Jason Emery
63 Pingi Tala'apitaga for Josh Hohneck
70 Fumiaki Tanaka for Aaron Smith
 
Blues
43 Francis Saili for Pita Ahki
45 Charlie Faumuina for Angus Ta'avao
45 Keven Mealamu for James Parsons
45 Tony Woodcock for Ofa Tu'ungafasi
45 Jimmy Cowan for Jamison Gibson-Park
66 Hayden Triggs for Patrick Tuipulotu
71 Blake Gibson for Akira Ioane
71 Ihaia West for Frank Halai
RUN OF PLAY
0 First Half Start Lima Sopoaga Highlanders
3 Penalty Lima Sopoaga Highlanders
6 Missed Penalty Dan Bowden Blues
11 Try Malakai Fekitoa Highlanders
12 Conversion Lima Sopoaga Highlanders
17 Try Waisake Naholo Highlanders
18 Conversion Lima Sopoaga Highlanders
38 Try Malakai Fekitoa Highlanders
39 Conversion Lima Sopoaga Highlanders
40 First Half End
40 Second Half Start Dan Bowden Blues
42 Try George Moala Blues
43 Missed Conversion Dan Bowden Blues
43 Substitution (Injury) Francis Saili for Pita Ahki Blues
45 Penalty Lima Sopoaga Highlanders
45 Substitution (Tactical) Jimmy Cowan for Jamison Gibson-Park Blues
45 Substitution (Tactical) Tony Woodcock for Ofa Tu'ungafasi Blues
45 Substitution (Tactical) Keven Mealamu for James Parsons Blues
45 Substitution (Tactical) Charlie Faumuina for Angus Ta'avao Blues
47 Substitution (Tactical) Ash Dixon for Liam Coltman Highlanders
47 Substitution (Tactical) Tom Franklin for Mark Reddish Highlanders
50 Try Patrick Tuipulotu Blues
51 Missed Conversion Dan Bowden Blues
53 Substitution (Tactical) Brendon Edmonds for Kane Hames Highlanders
56 Yellow Card Joe Wheeler Highlanders
57 Try Keven Mealamu Blues
57 Substitution (Tactical) Richard Buckman for Jason Emery Highlanders
57 Substitution (Tactical) Dan Pryor for James Lentjes Highlanders
58 Conversion Dan Bowden Blues
63 Substitution (Tactical) Pingi Tala'apitaga for Josh Hohneck Highlanders
65 Penalty Lima Sopoaga Highlanders
66 Substitution (Tactical) Hayden Triggs for Patrick Tuipulotu Blues
67 Yellow card returning Joe Wheeler Highlanders
70 Substitution (Tactical) Fumiaki Tanaka for Aaron Smith Highlanders
71 Substitution (Tactical) Ihaia West for Frank Halai Blues
71 Substitution (Tactical) Blake Gibson for Akira Ioane Blues
77 Try Keven Mealamu Blues
78 Conversion Ihaia West Blues
80 Full Time
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