Crusaders beat Hurricanes in Christchurch

The Crusaders have already booked a place in the Super Rugby play offs and
they could still win the New Zealand Super Rugby conference.

Match detail

We are waiting for the kick off.
The Hurricanes kick off and we are underway.
2.00: The Hurricanes make a strong start by putting the Crusaders under pressure in their 22. They get to the 5m line but the Crusaders get the ball and they chip ahead. Zac Guildford kicks further ahead and gathers the ball scores. TRY ! 95m try.  
3.00:Dan Carter slots the conversion.
6.00: The Hurricanes hit back almost immediately. Matt Proctor makes a break and the Hurricanes get the Crusaders on the backfoot. The Hurricanes get the overlap but they don’t need it as Victor Vito slips through and scores the TRY!
7.00: Beauden Barrett misses the conversion.
9.00: The Crusaders win a line out in their 22 and try to run the ball out. The Hurricanes however turn the ball over and they attack .
10.00: the Crusaders win the ball back in their 22. The Crusaders run the ball but then Kieran Reed knocks on so the Hurricanes have a scrum.
12.0: Penalty to the Crusaders almost on the half way line. Carter kicks for touch.
16.00: The Hurricanes work the ball to the Crusaders line. They put the Crusaders under pressure and eventually the Crusaders knock on. the Crusaders defend the Hurricanes scrum.
20.00: The Crusaders work the ball to the half way line and then there is an injury so we have a quick break.
24.00: Penalty to the Crusaders. Dan Carter takes the shot and nails it.
26.00: The Hurricanes get the ball to the Crusaders 5m line but the Crussders turn the ball over and Dan Carter kicks well downfield.
28.00:Penalty to the Crusaders. Dan Carter kicks for touch again.
29.00: The Crusaders win the line out put the Hurricanes under pressure on their line. Guildford goes for the line after a ruck so we go to the TMO. He knocked on so the Hurricanes have a 5m scrum.
31.00: The Crusaders win the scrum and run the ball. Tom Taylor is flattened as he goes for the line by Beauden Barrett and the Hurricanes get a penalty on their 5m line. Tom Taylor comes off as Barrett kicks for touch.  Tyler Bleyendaal comes on but its for blood so Taylor could come back on.
34.00: The Crusaders look to attack in the Hurricanes 22. Read is stopped dead in his tracks by Victor Vito but Read gets the ball away an the Crusaders continue to attack. Ben May gets an intercept and makes a break but the Crusaders knock on.
38.00: The Crusaders get numbers on the wing as Carter passes to Owen Franks but he is pushed into touch so no try.
39.00: Penalty to the Crusaders as the rain comes down. Carter takes the shot and nails it.
40.00: The siren sounds as the Crusaders are awarded a penalty. Carter kicks the ball out. It’s half time.
The half time score was Crusaders 13 Hurricanes 5
Dan Carter kicks off and the second half is underway.
42.00: The Hurricanes look set to score a try as they get the overlap but Carter rips the ball away in the tackle and chance is lost.
43.00:The Hurricanes continue to attack and TJ Perenara finds Brad Shields who goes over to score the TRY!
45.00: Barrett misses the conversion.
47.00: The Hurricanes are playing with confidence and they are not afrai

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