MATCH BREAKDOWN
MATCH SUMMARY
TEAMS Blues vs Highlanders
VENUE Eden Park, Auckland
DATE 26 February 2016 08:35
COMPETITION Vodacom Super Rugby
FINAL SCORE 33 - 31
TRIES 3 - 4
HALFTIME SCORE 20 - 24
CROWD 21983
MATCH OFFICIALS
Referee Glen Jackson
Assistant Referee/Reserve Referee Paul Williams
Assistant Referee Brendon Pickerill
TMO Ben Skeen
SCORING SUMMARY
Blues
Conversion Ihaia West 3
Penalty Ihaia West 4
Try Blake Gibson 1
Try Melani Nanai 1
Try Patrick Tuipoluto 1
 
Highlanders
Conversion Hayden Parker 1
Conversion Lima Sopoaga 3
Penalty Lima Sopoaga 1
Try Ben R Smith 2
Try Teihorangi Walden 1
Try Waisake Naholo 1
LINE-UP
Blues
1 Ofa Tu'ungafasi
2 James Parsons (Captain)
3 Sione Mafileo
4 Patrick Tuipoluto
5 Josh Bekhuis
6 Joe Edwards
7 Blake Gibson
8 Steven Luatua
9 Bryn Hall
10 Ihaia West
11 Tevita Li
12 George Moala
13 Male Sa'u
14 Melani Nanai
15 Lolagi Visinia
 
Highlanders
1 Daniel Lienert-Brown
2 Liam Coltman
3 Josh Hohneck
4 Tom Franklin
5 Joe Wheeler
6 Elliot Dixon
7 Shane Christie
8 Liam Squire
9 Aaron Smith
10 Lima Sopoaga
11 Patrick Osborne
12 Teihorangi Walden
13 Malakai Fekitoa
14 Waisake Naholo
15 Ben R Smith (Captain)
RESERVES
Blues
16 Quentin MacDonald
17 Namatahi Waa
18 Charlie Faumuina
19 Akira Ioane
20 Kara Pryor
21 Billy Guyton
22 Matt McGahan
23 Rene Ranger
 
Highlanders
16 Ash Dixon
17 Brendon Edmonds
18 Ross Geldenhuys
19 Alex Ainley
20 Dan Pryor
21 Josh Renton
22 Hayden Parker
23 Matt Faddes
REPLACEMENTS
Blues
41 Akira Ioane for Joe Edwards
48 Charlie Faumuina for Sione Mafileo
48 Rene Ranger for Male Sa'u
59 Kara Pryor for Steven Luatua
61 Quentin MacDonald for James Parsons
61 Billy Guyton for Bryn Hall
79 Matt McGahan for Lolagi Visinia
 
Highlanders
25 Dan Pryor for Liam Squire
34 Alex Ainley for Joe Wheeler
41 Joe Wheeler for Alex Ainley
46 Brendon Edmonds for Daniel Lienert-Brown
51 Alex Ainley for Tom Franklin
51 Ash Dixon for Liam Coltman
58 Ross Geldenhuys for Josh Hohneck
64 Matt Faddes for Teihorangi Walden
66 Hayden Parker for Lima Sopoaga
79 Josh Renton for Aaron Smith
RUN OF PLAY
0 First Half Start Ihaia West Blues
3 Missed Penalty Ihaia West Blues
9 Try Ben R Smith Highlanders
10 Conversion Lima Sopoaga Highlanders
18 Try Melani Nanai Blues
19 Conversion Ihaia West Blues
21 Penalty Lima Sopoaga Highlanders
25 Missed Penalty Ihaia West Blues
25 Substitution (Concussion) Liam Squire Highlanders
26 Try Blake Gibson Blues
27 Conversion Ihaia West Blues
30 Penalty Ihaia West Blues
32 Try Teihorangi Walden Highlanders
33 Conversion Lima Sopoaga Highlanders
34 Substitution (Concussion) Joe Wheeler Highlanders
37 Penalty Ihaia West Blues
39 Try Waisake Naholo Highlanders
40 Conversion Lima Sopoaga Highlanders
40 First Half End
40 Second Half Start Lima Sopoaga Highlanders
41 Substitution (Tactical) Akira Ioane for Joe Edwards Blues
41 Substitution (Concussion returning) Alex Ainley Highlanders
46 Substitution (Tactical) Brendon Edmonds for Daniel Lienert-Brown Highlanders
48 Substitution (Tactical) Charlie Faumuina for Sione Mafileo Blues
48 Substitution (Tactical) Rene Ranger for Male Sa'u Blues
51 Missed Penalty Lima Sopoaga Highlanders
51 Substitution (Tactical) Ash Dixon for Liam Coltman Highlanders
51 Substitution (Tactical) Alex Ainley for Tom Franklin Highlanders
58 Penalty Ihaia West Blues
58 Substitution (Tactical) Ross Geldenhuys for Josh Hohneck Highlanders
59 Substitution (Tactical) Kara Pryor for Steven Luatua Blues
61 Substitution (Tactical) Quentin MacDonald for James Parsons Blues
61 Substitution (Tactical) Billy Guyton for Bryn Hall Blues
62 Missed Drop Goal Ihaia West Blues
62 Penalty Ihaia West Blues
64 Substitution (Tactical) Matt Faddes for Teihorangi Walden Highlanders
66 Substitution (Tactical) Hayden Parker for Lima Sopoaga Highlanders
71 Yellow Card Patrick Osborne Highlanders
72 Try Patrick Tuipoluto Blues
73 Conversion Ihaia West Blues
74 Missed Penalty Hayden Parker Highlanders
77 Try Ben R Smith Highlanders
78 Conversion Hayden Parker Highlanders
79 Substitution (Injury) Matt McGahan for Lolagi Visinia Blues
79 Substitution (Tactical) Josh Renton for Aaron Smith Highlanders
80 Full Time
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