Date : Sunday, August 2, 2020 Kick Off : 05:35 Venue : Forsyth Barr Stadium Tournament : Super Rugby Aotearoa Round : pool stage
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Pre-match Overview
Match between Highlanders and Blues was played at Forsyth Barr Stadium as of round #8 of Super Rugby Aotearoa . Before kick-off Highlanders was in 4th position and Blues 2nd
Lineups
Game sheet Highlanders vs Blues
YC RC Drop Penalty Conversion Try Players Players Try Conversion Penalty Drop YC RC
JOHNSTONE 1 TU'INUKUAFE
19' DIXON 2 EKLUND
THWAITES 3 TU'UNGAFASI 39'
PARKINSON 4 TUIPULOTU
WHETTON 5 COWLEY-TUIOTI
75' FRIZELL 6 PAPALI'I
HUNT 7 LAMBORN
MIKAELE TU'U 8 IOANE 6'
SMITH 9 CHRISTIE 9' 42'
14' 29' 35' 20' IOANE 10 BARRETT 11' 40' 56'
GREGORY 11 CLARKE
TOMKINSON 12 FAIANE 30'
COLLINS 13 IOANE
MCKAY 14 TELEA
HUNT 15 DUFFIE
COLTMAN 16 TOLAI
DE GROOT 17 HODGMAN
TOKOLAHI 18 MAFILEO 73'
SELBY-RICKIT 19 PIERCE
PARETE 20 CARROLL
FAKATAVA 21 NOCK
GATLAND 22 BLACK
NAREKI 23 PLUMMER
Replacements
THWAITES for TOKOLAHI, 50' 46', PAPALI'I for CARROLL
WHETTON for SELBY-RICKIT, 50' 52', TU'INUKUAFE for HODGMAN
DIXON for COLTMAN, 56' 53', LAMBORN for PIERCE
GREGORY for NAREKI, 56' 59', TELEA for BLACK
HUNT for PARETE, 67' 63', PIERCE for LAMBORN
JOHNSTONE for DE GROOT, 67' 65', TU'UNGAFASI for MAFILEO
SMITH for FAKATAVA, 71' 65', CHRISTIE for NOCK
71', EKLUND for TOLAI
71', BARRETT for PLUMMER
72', TUIPULOTU for PIERCE
74', LAMBORN for TU'UNGAFASI
Interesting datas(1)
Highlanders VS Blues
894 kg (111.75 kg) Pack weight
(average)
925 kg (115.63 kg)
26 ans Forwards average age 27 ans
25 ans Backwards average age 25 ans
205 cm Tallest player 198 cm
New Zealand : 93% (14/15)
Tonga : 7% (1/15)
Differents nationalities for starters New Zealand : 80% (12/15)
Tonga : 13% (2/15)
Scotland : 7% (1/15)
New Zealand : 91% (21/23)
Tonga : 9% (2/23)
Differents nationalities for all the team New Zealand : 87% (20/23)
Tonga : 9% (2/23)
Scotland : 4% (1/23)

(1) Calculations based on data in the database, which may be incomplete.

Timeline
Score : 0 - 0, 0 - 5, 0 - 10, 0 - 12, 3 - 12, 8 - 12, 10 - 12, 13 - 12, 13 - 17, 16 - 17, 16 - 22, 16 - 24, 16 - 29, 16 - 32, 21 - 32
Gap : 0, -5, -10, -12, -9, -4, -2, +1, -4, -1, -6, -8, -13, -16, -16, -11
Standings before and after
Before
Super Rugby Aotearoa Round 7 Pts P. W. D. L. Diff. B.
1 Crusaders 20 5 4 0 1 48 4
2 Blues 19 6 4 0 2 16 3
3 Hurricanes 17 6 4 0 2 -7 1
4 Highlanders 11 5 2 0 3 -26 3
5 Chiefs 6 6 0 0 6 -31 6
After
Super Rugby Aotearoa Round 8 Pts P. W. D. L. Diff. B.
1 Crusaders 25 6 5 0 1 61 5
2 Blues 24 7 5 0 2 27 4
3 Hurricanes 17 6 4 0 2 -7 1
4 Highlanders 11 6 2 0 4 -37 3
5 Chiefs 6 7 0 0 7 -44 6
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