BLUES
NO.NAME
15Melani Nanai, FB
T
14Tanielu Tele'a, W
13TJ Faiane, C
12Ma'a Nonu, C
11Rieko Ioane, W
T
2
10Harry Plummer, FH
2
9Jonathan Ruru, SH
1Alex Hodgman, P
2James Parsons, H
3Sione Mafileo, P
4Gerard Cowley-Tuioti, L
5Joshua Goodhue, L
6Tom Robinson, FL
7Blake Gibson, FL
8Akira Ioane, N8
Replacements
16Leni Apisai, R
17Ofa Tuungafasi, R
18Karl Tu'inukuafe, R
19Patrick Tuipulotu, R
T
20Dalton Papali'i, R
21Augustine Pulu, R
22Otere Black, R
23Levi Aumua, R

*Players currently on the pitch are shown in bold

Game Info

Venue: Eden Park
2:35 AM, March 22, 2019
62dReuters

Blues edge Highlanders, snap NZ losing streak

A 74th-minute try from All Blacks lock Patrick Tuipulotu gave the Blues their first victory over New Zealand opposition since they beat the Highlanders in the opening round of the 2016 Super Rugby campaign.

Match Commentary

81'33-26 End of second half
78'33-26 Penalty goal - Otere Black , Blues
75'Player substituted - Liam Coltman , Highlanders

Match Stats

BLUES
Possession
HLAND
61%
39%
Territory
62%
38%
BLUES
HLAND
111Runs74
436Meters Run267
10Clean Breaks5
73Tackles140
15Missed Tackles32
5Turnover Knock On7

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