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Vodacom Super Rugby: Blues (35)* v Crusaders (24) F/T


Written by Rob Otto (robdylan)

Posted in :Original Content, Super Rugby on 28 Feb 2014 at 07:00
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Super Rugby Round 3 gets underway in Auckland today, with the visiting Crusaders searching for points at the home of the Blues.

Kick-off is at 08h35 SA time.

Blues: 15 Charles Piutau, 14 Frank Halai, 13 George Moala, 12 Jackson Willison, 11 Tevita Li, 10 Simon Hickey, 9 Piri Weepu, 8 Peter Saili, 7 Luke Braid (captain)/Brendon O’Connor, 6 Steven Luatua, 5 Tom Donnelly, 4 Patrick Tuipulotu, 3 Charlie Faumuina, 2 James Parsons, 1 Sam Prattley.
Replacements: 16 Keven Mealamu, 17 Tony Woodcock, 18 Angus Ta’avao, 19 Liaki Moli, 20 Brendan O’Connor/Jordan Manihera, 21 Bryn Hall, 22 Benji Marshall, 23 Pita Ahki.

Crusaders: 15 Colin Slade, 14 Rob Thompson, 13 Reynold Lee-Lo, 12 Ryan Crotty, 11 Nafi Tuitavake, 10 Tom Taylor, 9 Andy Ellis, 8 Kieran Read (captain), 7 Richie McCaw, 6 George Whitelock, 5 Dominic Bird, 4 Samuel Whitelock, 3 Owen Franks, 2 Corey Flynn, 1 Tim Perry.
Replacements: 16 Ben Funnell, 17 Wyatt Crockett, 18 Nepo Laulala, 19 Luke Romano, 20 Matt Todd, 21 Willi Heinz, 22 Adam Whitelock, 23 Israel Dagg.


43 Comments

  • I went for saders so the Blues will probably win the way my superbrubis going this year

  • Comment 1, posted at 28.02.14 07:58:26 by West Indies Cricket Board Reply
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  • Crusaders reasonably comfortable

  • Comment 2, posted at 28.02.14 08:15:46 by BR Reply
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  • Blues 15 – 17 Crusaders
    Half Time

  • Comment 3, posted at 28.02.14 09:27:42 by vanmartin Reply
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  • The Crusaders were leading 17 – 3 nine minutes in. By the tenth minute it was 17 -15

  • Comment 4, posted at 28.02.14 09:28:51 by vanmartin Reply
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  • Try blues, two quick tries in the first half kept them in the game now they are in the lead how quick things can change

  • Comment 5, posted at 28.02.14 09:33:31 by BR Reply
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  • Con good 22-17 42min

  • Comment 6, posted at 28.02.14 09:34:12 by BR Reply
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  • Kick off not going over 10m

  • Comment 7, posted at 28.02.14 09:34:57 by BR Reply
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  • I suspect my first LMS life-line will be put to use today… 🙁

  • Comment 8, posted at 28.02.14 09:35:20 by vanmartin Reply
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  • Light drizzle starting to fall

  • Comment 9, posted at 28.02.14 09:35:51 by BR Reply
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  • Blues looking dangerous, caried back by crusaders 5m scrum blues

  • Comment 10, posted at 28.02.14 09:36:49 by BR Reply
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  • 22-17 46 m the crowd now starting to find their voice

  • Comment 11, posted at 28.02.14 09:37:52 by BR Reply
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  • Try blues, 27-17 conv to come

  • Comment 12, posted at 28.02.14 09:38:21 by BR Reply
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  • 29-17 48m crusaders looking rattled

  • Comment 13, posted at 28.02.14 09:39:28 by BR Reply
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  • Crusaders self destructing

  • Comment 14, posted at 28.02.14 09:44:04 by BR Reply
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  • 29-17 53 min

  • Comment 15, posted at 28.02.14 09:46:07 by BR Reply
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  • Penalty blues going for goal

  • Comment 16, posted at 28.02.14 09:47:04 by BR Reply
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  • 32-17 55min

  • Comment 17, posted at 28.02.14 09:48:33 by BR Reply
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  • Penalty crusaders going for touch 25 out

  • Comment 18, posted at 28.02.14 09:50:04 by BR Reply
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  • Penalty crusaders

  • Comment 19, posted at 28.02.14 09:51:07 by BR Reply
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  • Turn over blues from a crusaders maul 5m out

  • Comment 20, posted at 28.02.14 09:52:22 by BR Reply
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  • 32-17 60min

  • Comment 21, posted at 28.02.14 09:53:02 by BR Reply
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  • hah! I called Blues

  • Comment 22, posted at 28.02.14 09:53:42 by robdylan Reply
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  • Penalty crusaders going for touch 10m out

  • Comment 23, posted at 28.02.14 09:55:47 by BR Reply
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  • Another penalty crusaders blues been spoken to

  • Comment 24, posted at 28.02.14 09:57:31 by BR Reply
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  • 5m line out crusaders

  • Comment 25, posted at 28.02.14 09:57:58 by BR Reply
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  • Intercept blues penalty crusaders

  • Comment 26, posted at 28.02.14 09:59:45 by BR Reply
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  • Yep, Crusaders always starting slow – never back them the first four rounds.

  • Comment 27, posted at 28.02.14 10:00:26 by FireTheLooser Reply

     
  • Ref going to Tmo after he awarded penalty absolute shocker from the ref

  • Comment 28, posted at 28.02.14 10:00:59 by BR Reply
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  • Crusaders choosing scrum

  • Comment 29, posted at 28.02.14 10:01:25 by BR Reply
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  • Yellow card blues

  • Comment 30, posted at 28.02.14 10:02:08 by BR Reply
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  • Scrum crusaders

  • Comment 31, posted at 28.02.14 10:02:35 by BR Reply
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  • Penalty blues

  • Comment 32, posted at 28.02.14 10:03:12 by BR Reply
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  • 32-17 70min

  • Comment 33, posted at 28.02.14 10:06:49 by BR Reply
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  • Carried back by blues 5m scrum crusaders

  • Comment 34, posted at 28.02.14 10:08:46 by BR Reply
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  • Try crusaders32-22

  • Comment 35, posted at 28.02.14 10:10:09 by BR Reply
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  • 32 -24 72min

  • Comment 36, posted at 28.02.14 10:10:30 by BR Reply
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  • damn…. don’t want the Saders to get 2 BPs here….

  • Comment 37, posted at 28.02.14 10:14:32 by robdylan Reply
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  • Good night saders

  • Comment 38, posted at 28.02.14 10:18:34 by BR Reply
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  • Penalty blues 35-24

  • Comment 39, posted at 28.02.14 10:19:11 by BR Reply
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  • @BR (Comment 39) : good work on the commentary bro… I see your star count is climbing rapidly 🙂

  • Comment 40, posted at 28.02.14 10:24:09 by robdylan Reply
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  • Well that’s me out of the LMS race! 😯

    More importantly though. Please tell me Saders didn’t get any bonus points!

  • Comment 41, posted at 28.02.14 10:27:25 by gregkaos Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 40) : just saw the extra star , best way to get a lot of quick comments

  • Comment 42, posted at 28.02.14 10:39:04 by BR Reply
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  • Give that Blues side any space from broken play, and their wings wings will hurt you!

  • Comment 43, posted at 28.02.14 14:56:53 by Bump Reply

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