Date : Friday, February 28, 2014 Kick Off : 07:35 Venue : Eden Park Tournament : Super Rugby Round : pool stage
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Blues
35TB
24

Crusaders

Match Blues vs Crusaders

Match between Blues squad and Crusaders squad was played at Eden Park as of round #3 of Super Rugby . Before kick-off Blues was in 7th position and Crusaders 14th.

Lineups

Game sheet Blues vs Crusaders
YC RC Drop Penalty Conversion Try Players Players Try Conversion Penalty Drop RC YC
Sam PRATTLEY 1 Tim PERRY
James PARSONS 2 Corey FLYNN 14'
Charlie FAUMUINA 3 Owen FRANKS
Patrick TUIPULOTU 4 Sam WHITELOCK
Tom DONNELLY 5 Dominic BIRD
66' Steven LUATUA 6 George WHITELOCK
Luke BRAID 7 Richie MC CAW
Peter SAILI 8 Kieran READ
Piri WEEPU 9 Andy ELLIS
18' 54' 80' 34' 42' 47' Simon HICKEY 10 Tom TAYLOR 15' 31' 72' 19'
35' Tevita LI 11 Nafi TUITAVAKE
46' Jackson WILLISON 12 Ryan CROTTY 71'
41' George MOALA 13 Rey LEE-LO
33' Frank HALAI 14 Rob THOMPSON
Charles PIUTAU 15 Colin SLADE 30'
 
Keven MEALAMU 16 Ben FUNNELL
Tony WOODCOCK 17 Wyatt CROCKETT
Angus TA'AVAO 18 Nepo LAULALA
Liaki MOLI 19 Luke ROMANO
Brendon O'CONNOR 20 Matt TODD
Bryn HALL 21 Willi HEINZ
Benji MARSHALL 22 Adam WHITELOCK
Pita AHKI 23 Israel DAGG
Replacements
FAUMUINA 🡇 🡅 TA'AVAO 47' #1 40' MC CAW 🡇 🡅 TODD
PRATTLEY 🡇 🡅 WOODCOCK 48' #2 42' TUITAVAKE 🡇 🡅 DAGG
PARSONS 🡇 🡅 MEALAMU 48' #3 47' ELLIS 🡇 🡅 HEINZ
TUIPULOTU 🡇 🡅 MOLI 55' #4 48' BIRD 🡇 🡅 ROMANO
LUATUA 🡇 🡅 O'CONNOR 56' #5 51' FLYNN 🡇 🡅 FUNNELL
O'CONNOR 🡇 🡅 LUATUA 63' #6 51' PERRY 🡇 🡅 CROCKETT
DONNELLY 🡇 🡅 O'CONNOR 76' #7 56' FRANKS 🡇 🡅 LAULALA
WEEPU 🡇 🡅 HALL 76' #8

Interesting datas(1)

Blues VS Crusaders
926 kg (115.75 kg) Pack weight
(average)
915 kg (114.38 kg)
26 ans Forwards average age 27 ans
25 ans Backs average age 26 ans
200 cm Tallest player 206 cm
New Zealand : 87% (13/15)
Samoa : 7% (1/15)
Tonga : 7% (1/15)
Differents nationalities for starters New Zealand : 93% (14/15)
Samoa : 7% (1/15)
New Zealand : 91% (21/23)
Samoa : 4% (1/23)
Tonga : 4% (1/23)
Differents nationalities for all the team New Zealand : 91% (21/23)
Samoa : 9% (2/23)

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

Timeline

Score : 0 - 0, 0 - 5, 0 - 7, 3 - 7, 3 - 10, 3 - 15, 3 - 17, 8 - 17, 10 - 17, 15 - 17, 20 - 17, 22 - 17, 27 - 17, 29 - 17, 32 - 17, 32 - 22, 32 - 24, 35 - 24
Gap : 0, -5, -7, -4, -7, -12, -14, -9, -7, -2, +3, +5, +10, +12, +15, +15, +10, +8, +11

Standings before and after

Before

Super Rugby Round 2 Pts P. W. D. L. Diff. B.
1 Sharks 5 1 1 0 0 15 1
2 Lions 4 1 1 0 0 1 0
3 Cheetahs 1 1 0 0 1 -1 1
4 Waratahs 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Crusaders 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 Brumbies 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Hurricanes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Blues 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 Chiefs 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 Stormers 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 Highlanders 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 Western Force 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 Reds 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 Rebels 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Bulls 0 1 0 0 1 -15 0

After

Super Rugby Round 3 Pts P. W. D. L. Diff. B.
1 Waratahs 10 2 2 0 0 49 2
2 Sharks 9 2 2 0 0 33 1
3 Lions 8 3 2 0 1 17 0
4 Chiefs 8 2 2 0 0 10 0
5 Highlanders 6 2 1 0 1 6 2
6 Rebels 5 1 1 0 0 21 1
7 Blues 5 2 1 0 1 3 1
8 Bulls 5 3 1 0 2 -13 1
9 Cheetahs 5 3 1 0 2 -16 1
10 Brumbies 4 2 1 0 1 3 0
11 Reds 4 2 1 0 1 -17 0
12 Stormers 4 2 1 0 1 -23 0
13 Hurricanes 1 2 0 0 2 -19 1
14 Crusaders 0 2 0 0 2 -19 0
15 Western Force 0 2 0 0 2 -35 0
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