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Stormers get the Blues in the last minute

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Preview

 

BLUES V STORMERS


The Blues have been boosted by the return of Nick Evans and Daniel Braid. They look like they will need the boost as they seem to have lost their way a bit in the past two weeks.



Saturday March 22
Eden Park, Auckland
Blues v Stormers
Referee:
Paul Marks (Aus)
Asst. referees: Brett Bowden, Steve Walsh(NZ)
TMO: Ben Skeen (NZ)
Assessor: Alan Riley (NZ)
Head-to-Head: Played 11, Blues 7, Stormers 4
In Auckland: Played 6, Blues 5, Stormers 1
Last season: Round 12, April 21 2007: Stormers 33-20 Blues at Newlands, Cape Town

 

Match Detail

 

Note : Nick Evans was ruled out just ahead of the match.

 

We are waiting for the kick off.

 

3.00: Peter Grant scored the first points of the match in the third minute after the Blues gave a penalty away.

 

10.00: The Blues broke the Stormers defence to score the first try of the match as Danny Lee ran in a try behind the posts.

 

11.00: Ben Atiga missed the conversion.

 

13.00: The Stormers took the lead again in the 13th minute as Peter Grant slotted another penalty.  

 

24.00: The Blues took the lead again when Ben Atiga slotted his second shot at goal.

 

27.00: The Stormers gave another penalty away and Ben Atiga again slotted it.

 

30.00: The Stormers lose Francois Louw for 10 minutes for infringements at the breakdown. Ben Atiga slots the penalty.

 

37.00: The Stormers handle being without a man very well and retain possession working the ball up and recycling it in the Blues 25. The ball however goes to ground from a bad pass.

 

40.01: The siren goes – it’s half time.

 

The Half time Score was Blues 14 Stormers 6

 

40.01 : The Second half kicks off.

 

45.00: Daniel Braid is on the field.

 

53.00: Tony Brown comes on to make his debut for the Stormers.

 

54.00: The Stormers have a good passage of play and Conrad Jantjes scores a try for the Stormers.

 

55.00: Peter Grant misses the conversion

 

66.00: The Stormers give a penalty away and Ben Atiga takes it and it hits the post and bounces out.

 

72.00: The Stormers level the score as Peter Grant kicks a penalty for foul play.

 

74.00: The Stormers then give a penalty away and Ben Atiga takes a shot at goal and misses it – The Blues are really missing Nick Evans.

 

77.00: Some of the Stormers players go down with cramp.

 

79.00: The Stormers give another penalty for offside and Ben Atiga has a shot at goal from where his last kick hit the posts. He gets it and the Blues win.

 

80.00: Full time.

 

 

The Full time score is Blues 17 Stormers 14

 

 

Scorers

 

Blues

Tries – Danny Lee
Pen – Ben Atiga (4)

Con –

 

Stormers


Tries – Conrad Jantjes
Pen – Peter Grant (3)

Con –

Cards – Francois Louw (yellow)

Teams


Blues


1 Nick White, 2 Keven Mealamu , 3.Prop John Afoa , 4 Kurtis Haiu , 5 Troy Flavell (c) , 6 Jerome Kaino , 7 Daniel Braid , 8 Nick Williams , 9 Danny Lee , 10 Nick Evans ,11 Rudi Wulf ,12 Benson Stanley , 13 Isaia Toeava , 14 Anthony Tuitavake ,
15 George Pisi ,


Reserves: 16. Tom McCartney (FR) , 17. Tony Woodcock (FR) , 18. Bryn Evans , 19. Justin Collins , 20. Taniela Moa , 21. Ben Atiga , 22. Joe Rokocoko.


Stormers


Conrad Jantjes; Tonderai Chavhanga, Gcobani Bobo, Jean De Villiers (c), Sireli Naqelevuki; Peter Grant, Ricky Januarie; Luke Watson, Francois Louw, Schalk Burger, Ross Skeate, Adriaan Fondse, Brian Mujati, Schalk Brits, JD Moller.


Reserves – Deon Fourie, Brok Harris, Andries Bekker, Robbie Diack, Conrad Hoffmann, Gio Aplon, Tony Brown.

 

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