Queensland Super Rugby side the Reds host the current Super Rugby champions the Hurricanes on Saturday. The Reds have played the Hurricanes 20 times in Super Rugby and won six matches.
We are waiting for the kick off.
The Hurricanes kick off and the match is underway.
2.00: The Reds win an early penalty from the scrum. the Reds kick for touch.
4.00: Penalty to the Reds. Jake McIntyre takes the kick but misses. To the left.
5.00: The Hurricanes look to strike out wide but the final pass goes to ground.
6.00: The Hurricanes win a line out and go through the phases on attack. They move the ball from side to side and catch the Reds offside. Penalty.
The Hurricanes attack the Reds but there is a knock on from the Reds. Hurricanes scrum.
9.00: The Hurricanes are playing with quick ball but the Reds are defending well and win the put in for the scrum near their posts.
10.00: Penalty to the Reds from the scrum. McIntyre clears the ball into touch.
14.00: The Hurricanes stretch the Reds by moving the ball from side to side. Julian Savea gets the ball and crashes over taking McIntyre with him and scores. TRY!
15.00: Jordie Barrett adds the conversion.
TJ Perenara picks off an intercept pass for Kuridrani and races 80m and scores. TRY!
18.00: Barrett slots the conversion.
22.00: Beauden Barrett chips the ball ahead and Beauden Barrett races for the ball and scores. The ref awards the try and then goes to the TMO. No try and Ngani Laumape is yellow carded for a late tackle. The Reds kick for touch.
27.00: The Reds come close to scoring under the posts but the Hurricanes manage to keep them out.
28.00: The Reds win a scrum inside the Hurricanes 22 and they go wide as Scott Higginbotham sends a ball outwide to Chris Kuridrani who scores. TRY!
29.00: McIntyre misses the conversion.
34.00: The Reds go through 10 phases with the ball and Scott Higginbotham pops a ball out to Eto Nabuli who passes the ball back to him and Higginbotham scores. TRY!
35.00: McIntyre adds the conversion.
38.00: The Reds have the ball on attack in the Hurricanes 22. They go through the phases but it gets messy and the Hurricanes win a penalty.
40.00: The Hurricanes look dangerous but the siren sounds and the ball goes dead.
It’s half time.
The half time score was Reds 12 Hurricanes 14
The Reds kick off and the second half is underway.
43.00: The Hurricanes run the ball but knock on so the Reds have a scrum inside the Hurricanes half.
44.00: The Reds win the scrum and boot the ball back to the Hurricanes who kick it back to the Reds. Kerevi runs the ball but loses it and the Hurricanes chip behind and find touch.
Ardie Savea goes on a run, fakes a chip kick and gets almost to the line and offloads to Vince Aso who scores. TRY!
47.00: Jordie Barrett misses the conversion.
52.00: Julian Savea almost gets away for another try but the ball goes to ground as the Reds secure it and then lose it. He has to turn and gets to the ball and recycles it. The Hurricanes go wide and Mark Abbott almost scores in the corner but puts a foot in touch. No try.
53.00: The Hurricanes almost go over after the line out as the Reds knock the ball on. The ball is then knocked on again by the Hurricanes before they go over to score. The TMO confirms the knock on.
55.00: The Hurricanes get a free kick from the scrum. Perenara taps it in a flash and dives over to score. TRY ! Replays show there was no tap by the foot so the try is disallowed. The Canes still have a penalty and they choose a scrum.
57.00: The Reds defend the scrum and push the Hurricanes out of their 22.
61.00: the Hurricanes work the ball into the Reds 22 and up to the 5m line. Higginbotham wins the ball at the breakdown and the Reds clear the ball into touch.
63.00: High tackle from the Reds so the Hurricanes have a penalty. They kick for touch and set up the line out.
67.00: Penalty to the Hurricanes inside the Reds half. Jordie Barrett takes the shot and nails it. Hurricanes lead by 10.
Penalty to the Reds this time – won by George Smith. McIntyre slots it and cuts the lead to 7 again.
73.00: The Hurricanes attack the Reds and they get a numbers advantage which allows Jordie Barrett to slip through and score. TRY!
Barrett converts his try.
74.00: Ardie Savea has been injured and has to be helped from the field.
77.00: The Hurricanes are pressing for their bonus point try and pinning the Reds in their 22.
78.00: The Huricanes pick off a loose Reds ball, Beauden Barrett gets the ball as they go wide and he dives over to score. Bonus point TRY!
79.00: Jordie Barrett hits the post with the conversion.
80.00: The siren sounds and the Hurricanes boot the ball into touch and wim.
The full time score is Reds 15 (12) Hurricanes 34 (14)
Tries – C Kuridrani, S.Higginbotham
Pen – J.McIntyre
Con – J.McIntyre
Tries – J.Savea, TJ.Perenara , V. Aso, J.Barrett, B.Barrett
Pen – J.Barrett
Con – J.Barrett 3
Cards – N.Laumape (yellow 23rd min yellow)
Referee: Angus Gardner
Assistant Ref 1:Nic Berry
Assistant Ref 2:Amy Perrett
TMO : Damien Mitchelmore
1. Markus Vanzati , 2. Stephen Moore (C) , 3. Sam Talakai , 4. Rob Simmons, 5. Kane Douglas , 6. Adam Korczyk , 7. George Smith , 8. Scott Higginbotham, 9. James Tuttle, 10. Jake McIntyre, 11. Eto Nabuli, 12. Duncan Paia’aua , 13. Samu Kerevi , 14. Chris Kuridrani , 15. Karmichael Hunt
Replacements : 16. Andrew Ready, 17. Kirwan Sanday, 18. Taniela Tupou , 19. Lukhan Tui, 20. Hendrik Tui , 21. Nick Frisby, 22. Hamish Stewart , 23. Izaia Perese
15 Jordie Barrett , 14 Vince Aso , 13 Matt Proctor , 12 Ngani Laumape , 11 Julian Savea , 10 Beauden Barrett , 9 TJ Perenara (c) , 8 Ardie Savea , 7 Callum Gibbins , 6 Brad Shields , 5 Michael Fatialofa , 4 Mark Abbott , 3 Jeffery To’omaga-Allen , 2 Ricky Riccitelli , 1 Chris Eves
Replacements : 16 Leni Apisai, 17 Ben May, 18 Mike Kainga, 19 Sam Lousi, 20 Reed Prinsep, 21 Te Toiroa Tahuriorangi, 22 Otere Black, 23 Pita Ahki