MATCH SUMMARY
TEAMS Blues vs Highlanders
VENUE Eden Park, Auckland
DATE 05 April 2013 08:35
COMPETITION Vodacom Super Rugby
FINAL SCORE 29 - 18
TRIES 4 - 2
HALFTIME SCORE 12 - 13
CROWD 16500
MATCH OFFICIALS
Referee Steve R Walsh
Assistant Referee/Reserve Referee Chris Pollock
Assistant Referee Sheldon Eden-Whaitri
TMO Ben Skeen
SCORING SUMMARY
Blues
Conversion Baden Kerr 1
Conversion Chris Noakes 2
Penalty Chris Noakes 1
Try Angus Ta'avao 1
Try Piri Weepu 2
Try Steven Luatua 1
 
Highlanders
Conversion Colin Slade 1
Penalty Colin Slade 2
Try Ben R Smith 1
Try Phil Burleigh 1
LINE-UP
Blues
1 Tim Perry
2 James Parsons
3 Angus Ta'avao
4 Culum Retallick
5 Ali Williams (Captain)
6 Steven Luatua
7 Luke Braid
8 Peter Saili
9 Piri Weepu
10 Chris Noakes
11 George Moala
12 Jackson Willison
13 Rene Ranger
14 Frank Halai
15 Charles Piutau
 
Highlanders
1 Jamie MacKintosh
2 Andrew Hore (Captain)
3 Chris King
4 Brad Thorn
5 Josh Bekhuis
6 Jarrad Hoeata
7 John Hardie
8 Mose Tuiali`i
9 Aaron Smith
10 Colin Slade
11 Hosea Gear
12 Ma'a Nonu
13 Jason Emery
14 Buxton Popoalii
15 Ben R Smith
RESERVES
Blues
16 Keven Mealamu
17 Ofa Tu'ungafasi
18 Anthony Boric
19 Brendon O'Connor
20 Jamison Gibson-Park
21 Baden Kerr
22 Francis Saili
 
Highlanders
16 Liam Coltman
17 Ma'afu Fia
18 TJ Ioane
19 Elliot Dixon
20 Fumiaki Tanaka
21 Lima Sopoaga
22 Phil Burleigh
REPLACEMENTS
Blues
52 Keven Mealamu for James Parsons
57 Francis Saili for George Moala
61 Anthony Boric for Culum Retallick
61 Brendon O'Connor for Steven Luatua
67 Baden Kerr for Chris Noakes
71 Jamison Gibson-Park for Piri Weepu
 
Highlanders
34 Phil Burleigh for Jason Emery
41 Ma'afu Fia for Chris King
45 Lima Sopoaga for Buxton Popoalii
57 TJ Ioane for Mose Tuiali`i
57 Fumiaki Tanaka for Aaron Smith
59 Elliot Dixon for Lima Sopoaga
59 Liam Coltman for Andrew Hore
61 Chris King for Jamie MacKintosh
RUN OF PLAY
0 First Half Start Colin Slade Highlanders
3 Penalty Colin Slade Highlanders
6 Missed Penalty Colin Slade Highlanders
9 Try Ben R Smith Highlanders
10 Conversion Colin Slade Highlanders
18 Missed Penalty Chris Noakes Blues
19 Yellow Card Ma'a Nonu Highlanders
20 Try Steven Luatua Blues
21 Missed Conversion Chris Noakes Blues
28 Try Angus Ta'avao Blues
29 Conversion Chris Noakes Blues
29 Yellow card returning Ma'a Nonu Highlanders
34 Substitution (Injury) Jason Emery Highlanders
37 Penalty Colin Slade Highlanders
40 First Half End
40 Second Half Start Chris Noakes Blues
41 Substitution (Tactical) Ma'afu Fia for Chris King Highlanders
45 Yellow Card George Moala Blues
45 Substitution (Injury) Buxton Popoalii Highlanders
52 Substitution (Tactical) Keven Mealamu for James Parsons Blues
57 Missed Penalty Chris Noakes Blues
57 Yellow card returning George Moala Blues
57 Substitution (Tactical) Francis Saili for George Moala Blues
57 Substitution (Tactical) Fumiaki Tanaka for Aaron Smith Highlanders
57 Substitution (Tactical) TJ Ioane for Mose Tuiali`i Highlanders
59 Try Piri Weepu Blues
59 Substitution (Injury) Lima Sopoaga Highlanders
59 Substitution (Tactical) Liam Coltman for Andrew Hore Highlanders
60 Conversion Chris Noakes Blues
61 Substitution (Tactical) Brendon O'Connor for Steven Luatua Blues
61 Substitution (Injury) Jamie MacKintosh Highlanders
61 Substitution (Tactical) Anthony Boric for Culum Retallick Blues
63 Try Phil Burleigh Highlanders
64 Missed Conversion Colin Slade Highlanders
67 Penalty Chris Noakes Blues
67 Substitution (Tactical) Baden Kerr for Chris Noakes Blues
70 Try Piri Weepu Blues
71 Conversion Baden Kerr Blues
71 Substitution (Tactical) Jamison Gibson-Park for Piri Weepu Blues
80 Full Time