MATCH SUMMARY
TEAMS Blues vs Vodacom Bulls
VENUE Auckland
DATE 29 March 2008 08:35
COMPETITION Vodacom Super 14
FINAL SCORE 23 - 21
TRIES 2 - 3
HALFTIME SCORE 10 - 7
CONDITIONS Fine, swirling breeze.
CROWD 22562
MATCH OFFICIALS
Referee James Leckie
Assistant Referee/Reserve Referee Brett Bowden
Assistant Referee Josh Noonan
TMO Ben Skeen
Performance Reviewer Stuart Beissel
SCORING SUMMARY
Blues
Conversion Nick Evans 2
Drop Goal Nick Evans 1
Penalty Nick Evans 2
Try Keven Mealamu 1
Try Troy Flavell 1
 
Vodacom Bulls
Conversion Derick Hougaard 3
Try Derick Kuun 1
Try Wikus van Heerden 2
LINE-UP
Blues
1 Tony Woodcock
2 Keven Mealamu
3 John Afoa
4 Kurtis Haiu
5 Troy Flavell (Captain)
6 Justin Collins
7 Daniel Braid
8 Jerome Kaino
9 Danny Lee
10 Nick Evans
11 Rudi Wulf
12 Benson Stanley
13 Isaia Toeava
14 Joe Rokocoko
15 George Pisi
 
Vodacom Bulls
1 Gurthrö Steenkamp
2 Derick Kuun
3 Rayno Gerber
4 Bakkies Botha
5 Danie Rossouw
6 Pedrie Wannenburg
7 Wikus van Heerden
8 Pierre Spies
9 Fourie du Preez (Captain)
10 Derick Hougaard
11 Bryan Habana
12 Wynand Olivier
13 JP Nel
14 Akona Ndungane
15 Zane Kirchner
RESERVES
Blues
16 Nick White
17 Bronson Murray
18 Anthony Boric
19 Nick Williams
20 Taniela Moa
21 Ben Atiga
22 David Smith
 
Vodacom Bulls
16 Bandise Maku
17 Werner Kruger
18 Wilhelm Steenkamp
19 Deon Stegmann
20 Heini Adams
21 Morné Steyn
22 Hilton Lobberts
REPLACEMENTS
Blues
41 Nick White for John Afoa
59 Taniela Moa for Danny Lee
59 Nick Williams for Justin Collins
69 Ben Atiga for George Pisi
 
Vodacom Bulls
41 Wilhelm Steenkamp for Bakkies Botha
42 Bakkies Botha for Wilhelm Steenkamp
57 Werner Kruger for Rayno Gerber
69 Deon Stegmann for Pedrie Wannenburg
75 Bandise Maku for Derick Kuun
RUN OF PLAY
4 Penalty Nick Evans Blues
7 Missed Penalty Derick Hougaard Vodacom Bulls
10 Try Troy Flavell Blues
11 Conversion Nick Evans Blues
14 Try Wikus van Heerden Vodacom Bulls
15 Conversion Derick Hougaard Vodacom Bulls
22 Missed Penalty Nick Evans Blues
30 Missed Drop Goal Derick Hougaard Vodacom Bulls
40 First Half End
41 Second Half Start
41 Substitution (Blood) Bakkies Botha Vodacom Bulls
41 Substitution (Injury) John Afoa Blues
42 Substitution (Blood bin returning) Wilhelm Steenkamp Vodacom Bulls
44 Try Keven Mealamu Blues
45 Conversion Nick Evans Blues
51 Try Wikus van Heerden Vodacom Bulls
52 Conversion Derick Hougaard Vodacom Bulls
57 Substitution (Tactical) Werner Kruger for Rayno Gerber Vodacom Bulls
59 Penalty Nick Evans Blues
59 Substitution (Tactical) Nick Williams for Justin Collins Blues
59 Substitution (Tactical) Taniela Moa for Danny Lee Blues
64 Try Derick Kuun Vodacom Bulls
65 Conversion Derick Hougaard Vodacom Bulls
69 Substitution (Tactical) Ben Atiga for George Pisi Blues
69 Substitution (Tactical) Deon Stegmann for Pedrie Wannenburg Vodacom Bulls
73 Drop Goal Nick Evans Blues
75 Substitution (Injury) Derick Kuun Vodacom Bulls
80 Full Time