Chiefs beat Blues in Auckland

The last four Super Rugby matches between the Blues and the Chiefs have all been won by the Chiefs regardless of the venue

Match detail

We are waiting for the kick off.
 
The Chiefs kick off and we are underway.
 
2.00: Both teams still testing each other out with a couple of early breaks. The Blues win their first line out but they meet a firm Chiefs defence.
 
3.00: Penalty to the Blues.  Baden Kerr kicks for touch.
 
4.00: The line out is not straight so the Blues get a free kick and they tap and go.
 
5.00: Hands in the ruck by the Chiefs so the Blues have a kickable penalty.
 
6.00: Baden Kerr knocks over the penalty and the Blues lead.
 
8.00: Penalty to the Chiefs. Aaron Cruden takes the kick and slots it to level the scores.
 
11.00: There is a quick break in the game as Tim Nanai Williams gets some strapping on his knee. Brodie Retalick also gets some help from the medics.
 
13.00:The Chiefs start to build some momentum. They get the Blues on the backfoot and they stretch the Blues and Bundee Aki scores in the corner. TRY! The TMO checks and all is fine. He JUST got in the corner.
 
14.00: Aaron Cruden takes the conversion from the touchline but misses.
 
16.00: Francis Saili tries a chip ahead and almost gets away but the Chiefs just manage to thwart the attack.
 
18.00: Penalty to the Blues. They kick for the corner. The Blues win the line out and get the ball to the 5m line. Weepu almost gets over for the try. The Blues go over the top and concede a penalty.
 
23.00: The Assistant referee comes in for possible foul play so we have a break to look at the video.  Oh WOW. Kane Barrett made contact with a Chiefs player on his head and is shown a RED CARD. Probably a bit harsh as it looked accidental.
 
24.00: Despite being a man down the Blues continue to press the Chiefs back but then Angus Ta’avao knocks on.
 
26.00: The Blues win a free kick from the scrum so Weepu takes it quickly. The Blues get the ball to about 10m out. Ranger is tackled high so the Blues are awarded a penalty. Matt Vant Leven goes off and Sam Cane comes on.
 
27.00: The Blues take the line out for the penalty, they win the line out and go to the backs. Kerr dabs the ball through and Charles Piutau chases the ball and scores. TRY!
 
28.00: Baden Kerr takes the conversion and slots it. The Blues lead.
 
32.00: Matt Vant Leven went off for a concussion test and has now passes that test. He won’t be coming back on yet though. Robbie Robinson makes a break down the wing and almost scores but the ball was lost forward in the build up. No try.
 
35.00:The Chiefs get the ball in a scrum in the Blues 25, they set up the maul and drive over the line. Hika Elliot scores. TRY!
 
35.00: Aaron Cruden takes the conversion and misses. The Chiefs lead though.
 
37.00: Penalty to the Blues. It’s kickable and was awarded for not rolling away.
 
38.00: Baden Kerr slots the penalty and levels the scores.
 
40.00; Ali Williams makes a break but the Chiefs are awarded a penalty. They take it quickly but eventually it goes into touch. It’s half time.
 
The half time score was Blues 13 Chiefs 13
 
The Blues kick off and the second half is underway.
 
43.00: The Blues work the ball into the Chiefs half and t

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