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Hurricanes vs Chiefs live Super Rugby score update




The second Super Rugby match on Saturday is in Wellington where the Hurricanes host the Chiefs and could well be the match of the weekend.

Match detail

We are waiting for the kick off.

The Hurricanes (Beauden Barrett) kicks off and we are underway.

1.00: TJ Perenara tries to slip down the wing but chips ahead and the ball goes into touch.

2.00: The Chiefs win the line out and then knock on. The hand bags come out. Everyone runs in but it dies out.

3.00: The Hurricanes win the scrum and Beauden Barrett sees there is a gap which he takes and passes a long pass out to Cory Jane who scores untouched. TRY!

5.00: Barrett misses the conversion.

6.00: The Hurricanes get caught behind their posts and Sam Cane flattens Barrett in a tackle under the posts. Chiefs 5m scrum.

7.00: The Hurricanes win a penalty from the scrum. They clear the ball into touch.

8.00: The Chiefs attack after the line out and Seta Tamanivalu goes for the line but might have knocked on. The TMO will check. It’s a TRY! Justin Marshall disagrees.

9.00: McKenzie adds the conversion.

10.00: The Hurricanes work the ball downfield and they have the advantage but Barrett goes for the drop goal and nails it. Canes lead.

13.00; The handbags come out again after a penalty has been awarded to the Hurricanes. The Chiefs also get marched back 10m for the fighting. Barrett lines up the posts.

14.00: Barrett misses the penalty.

17.00: Penalty to the Hurricanes – against Sam Cane at the line out. Barrett will take the kick. It’s short.

18.00: The Chiefs catch the ball and have to run the ball and then kick.

19.00: The Hurricanes gain some ground by going through 8 phases and then kick. The ball goes into touch.

20.00: The Chiefs win the line out and run the ball. It’s a team effort and they get the ball into the corner and  Seta Tamanivalu gets the ball from Toni Pulu and he dives over Pulu and scores without touching the corner flag. The TMO confirms. TRY!

See a clip of the try HERE.

21.00:McKenzie adds the conversion.

24.00: The Hurricanes work the ball to the Chiefs tryline. They drive over the line and Dane Coles scores. TRY!

24.00: Barrett adds the conversion. Hurricanes lead again.

28.00: The Chiefs win a line out but there is a mix up in the passing and a knock on. Hurricanes scrum in their 22.

30.00: Brad Weber knocks a ball on at the line out but Michael Leitch was offside and played the ball. Penalty to the Hurricanes.  They kick for touch.

31.00: The Hurricanes win the line out but the Chiefs charge Perenara’s kick and the Canes have to scramble and get back and clear the ball.

32.00: After a couple of messy phases the ball goes into touch.

33.00: The Chiefs win a penalty from the scrum. Cruden kicks the ball into touch for the line out.

37.00: The Hurricanes put the Chiefs under some pressure in their half but the Chiefs turn the ball over and kick to the half way line to relieve the pressure.

38.00: The Hurricanes win a penalty from the line out as the Chiefs backline advanced. Barrett kicks for touch and the line out.

39.00; Siate Tokolahi has come on for the Chiefs. The line out is messy and eventually the Hurricanes win a penalty. Barrett will kick for posts.

40.00: Barrett misses. Its half time.

The half time score is Hurricanes 15 Chiefs 14

The Chiefs kick off and the second half is underway.

41.00: The Hurricanes start the half by keeping the ball in hand as they go through 10 phases gradually gaining ground.

43.00: Damien McKenzie almost gets through a gap but is hunted down and stopped the Hurricanes keep the ball alive and then kick – the Chiefs counter attack. This is all from the kick off.

After 6 phases the Chiefs get the ball to the tryline and Michael Leitch dives over and scores. TRY!

45.00: McKenzie adds the conversion.

47.00: The Hurricanes hit back immediately. The Chiefs lose the ball on attack and the Hurricanes counter attack and Perenara slips down the wing and scores. TRY!

48.00: Barrett misses the conversion.

49.00: The Chiefs also hit back. McKenzie grabs a high ball which sets up the attack and they get the ball to the tryline and Taleni Seu scores. TRY!

51.00: McKenzie takes the conversion kick and curls it in.

56.00: Penalty to the Hurricanes for a swing arm dangerous tackle. Barrett kicks the ball straight into touch.

58.00: The Chiefs have the ball on the half way line. They keep the ball moving at pace but the Hurricanes defence counter rucks at pace and turns the ball over and kick for touch.

59.00: The Hurricanes attack from the line out and Ardie Savea races for the line. He looks likely to score but the Chiefs get back and shove him into touch.

62.00: Penalty to the Hurricanes for tackler not releasing. Ardie Savea.

63.00:Barrett kicks for touch.

65.00: The Hurricanes set up a scrum in the Chiefs 22. Chiefs ball. They win the scrum and clear it into touch.

68.00: Beauden Barrett  sets up Michael Fatialofa who gets through a gap and passes back to Barrett who shows his pace and scores. TRY!

69.00: Jason Woodward adds the conversion. Its a one point game.

72.00: The Hurricanes kick for touch and they set up a line out 6m out. The Hurricanes win the ball but knock on.

74.00: The Huricanes win the scrum and kick into touch to clear.

75.00: Injury break. We will have uncontested scrums and as a player has come off for the Chiefs and there is no replacement the Chiefs will finish the match with 14 players. Everyone is confused.

76.00: The Chiefs win the scrum and kick upfield the Hurricanes look to counter.

77.00: Penalty to the Chiefs for not releasing. Cruden kicks for touch but slices it.

79.00: The Hurricanes knock on so the Chiefs have an uncontested scrum. The Chiefs win the ball and then it goes dead. The Hurricanes get an uncontested scrum.

80.00: Beauden Barrett slices through the Chiefs back line and slips the ball out to an open Jason Woodward but he knocks on!!!!

The Chiefs win the scrum – boot the ball into touch and the Chiefs have won.

The full time score is Hurricanes 27 (15) Chiefs 28 (14)


Tries – C.Jane, D.Coles, TJ.Perenara, B.Barrett
Pen –
Con -B.Barrett, J.Woodward
Drop – B.Barrett
Cards –

Tries – S.Tamanivalu 2, M.Leitch,  T.Seu
Pen –
Con – D.McKenzie 4
Drop –
Cards –

Match Officials
Referee: Craig Joubert
Assistant Ref 1:Nick Briant
Assistant Ref 2:Brendon Pickerill
TMO : Glenn Newman



15 Jason Woodward , 14 Cory Jane , 13 Matt Proctor , 12 Vince Aso , 11 Julian Savea , 10 Beauden Barrett , 9 TJ Perenara (vc) , 8 Victor Vito , 7 Ardie Savea , 6 Brad Shields , 5 Michael Fatialofa , 4 Blade Thomson , 3 Jeff Toomaga-Allen , 2 Dane Coles (c) , 1 Reggie Goodes

Replacements: Motu Matu’u, Chris Eves, Loni Uhila, Vaea Fifita, Callum Gibbins, Te Toiroa Tahuriorangi, James Marshall, Willis Halaholo.

Chiefs (revised)

1. Mitchell Graham , 2. Rhys Marshall , 3. Atu Moli, 4. Michael Allardice , 5. Brodie Retallick , 6. Tom Sanders, 7. Sam Cane (CC), 8. Michael Leitch , 9. Brad Weber , 10. Aaron Cruden (CC), 11. Sam McNicol , 12. Andrew Horrell , 13. Seta Tamanivalu, 14. Toni Pulu , 15. Damian McKenzie

Replacements : 16. Hika Elliot , 17. Siate Tokolahi , 18. Siegfried Fisi’ihoi , 19. Taleni Seu , 20. Maama Vaipulu , 21. Tawera Kerr-Barlow , 22. Stephen Donald, 23. Glen Fisiiahi

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