29 Mar 08:35Full TimeForsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin
Vodacom Super Rugby
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Kicking Stats

Highlanders TeamReds Team
1Tony Woodcock
2Andrew Hore
3Chris King
4Brad Thorn
5Josh Bekhuis
6Jarrad Hoeata
7John Hardie
8Elliot Dixon
9Aaron Smith
10Colin Slade
11Hosea Gear
12Ma'a Nonu
13Jason Emery
14Buxton Popoalii
15Ben R Smith
1Greg Holmes
2James Hanson
3James Slipper
4Rob Simmons
5James Horwill
6Ed Quirk
7Liam Gill
8Jake Schatz
9Will Genia
10Quade Cooper
11Luke Morahan
12Ben Tapuai
13Anthony Faingaa
14Dominic Shipperley
15Jonathan Lance

Highlanders ReservesReds Reserves
16Liam Coltman
17Ma'afu Fia
18TJ Ioane
19Tim Boys
20Fumiaki Tanaka
21Lima Sopoaga
22Phil Burleigh
16Albert Anae
17Ben Daley
18Ed O`Donoghue
19Jarrad Butler
20Ben Lucas
21Aidan Toua
22Rod Davies
Run of Play
80The hooter goes and the Highlanders give away a soft free kick at the scrum. They gave the Reds this match on a platter.
74Lima Sopoaga Penalty - Back to a one-pointer as Sopoaga slots this penalty.
71Quade Cooper Penalty - Cooper stops the rot when he slots a penalty. Another nine minutes left and the lead is only four.
68Lima Sopoaga Conversion - One point in it after Sopoaga's conversion.
67Ma'a Nonu Try - Nonu steps inside the Reds' drifting defence and scores under the sticks. We have a game on again.
62Lima Sopoaga Conversion - Sopoaga converts.
61Hosea Gear Try - Buxton Popoalii breaks around the outside and is caught just short. He pops off to Hosea Gear and the try is awarded (despite replays suggesting he lost the ball)
55Quade Cooper Conversion - Cooper pops over the conversion.
54Will Genia Try - Will Genia, genius throughout this match, slips through a tiny gap and is over to score under the upright. That is also the bonus point.
46Quade Cooper Penalty - Cooper gets himself back on the scoreboard, slotting an early second-half penalty.
41Slade restarts with Simmons gathering for the Reds. Cooper boots way upfield.
40Colin Slade Penalty - Slade slots a penalty to usher in halftime.
36Colin Slade Missed Penalty - Slade lines up a penalty of almost 50 metres on the angle. He ends up well short and the Reds run it out.
31Quade Cooper Conversion - Cooper converts.
30Jake Schatz Try - Schatz is over for the Reds' third and it is starting to become a worry the way the Highlanders defence just opens up.
29Quade Cooper Missed Penalty
28Andrew Hore Yellow Card
26Quade Cooper Conversion - Cooper's conversion is good and his Reds hit the front once again.
25Liam Gill Try - Liam Gill is next on the scoresheet after the Reds pack maul the ball over the line.
20Colin Slade Conversion - Slade converts.
19Elliot Dixon Try - Dixon is over after Smith quickly taps a penalty and catches the Reds offside. The homeside is in the lead.
16Colin Slade Penalty - One point in it now as Slade slots his second penalty.
12Quade Cooper Missed Penalty - Cooper lines up his first penalty attempt. It's from some way out and the flyhalf misses right.
10Colin Slade Penalty - Slade has the Highlanders on the board with his first penalty of the match.
7Quade Cooper Conversion - Cooper converts.
6James Hanson Try - Hanson scores the opening try as he stretches over from short range. The referee missed it completely but the hooker gets him to review and the five-pointer is awarded.
1Cooper starts for the Reds, and the ball is booted back at his team immediately.