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Nonu tries to stab one through the defense but the kick is too strong and the Chiefs dot the ball down. The final whistle goes and that is the end of the game. Dominant stuff from the Chiefs who were let down by their discipline. Score is 32-20
  
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Penalty to the Blues for not rolling away Score is 32-20
  
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79
Penalty to the Blues for not releasing the tackled player. Blues opt for the lineout Score is 32-20
  
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77
Penalty to the Blues for scrumming on the angle. They opt for another scrum Score is 32-20
  
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76
The Blues with a break and they chip ahead. The Chiefs knock the ball on and the Blues get the scrum Score is 32-20
  
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Penalty to the Blues for collapsing the scrum. Blues clear quickly into touch Score is 32-20
  
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The Chiefs are on the attack. They shield the ball well close to the line and after several phases they drive over the try line. The ref has asked the TMO to have a look for a grounding. He has ruled that they were just short. 5m scrum to the Chiefs Score is 32-20
  
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Penalty to the Chiefs for off sides. The Blues a bit too quick out of the blocks on that occasion. Chiefs find touch Score is 32-20
  
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Penalties awarded - 21
  • Chiefs conceded 13 penalties (4 in possession, 9 in defence)
    • Maul - Entering from the side(1)
    • Obstruction(1)
    • Off sides(1)
    • Ruck - Entering a ruck from the side(2)
    • Ruck - Not supporting your body weight(1)
    • Scrum Infringement - Deliberately collapsing(1)
    • Scrum Infringement - Not binding properly / pushing straight(2)
    • Tackle - Failing to release the ball after being tackled(1)
    • Tackle - Not rolling away(2)
    • Tackle - Tackling player failing to release tackled player(1)
  • Blues conceded 7 penalties (1 in possession, 6 in defence)
    • Maul - Entering from the side(1)
    • Off sides(2)
    • Ruck - Not supporting your body weight(1)
    • Scrum Infringement - Not binding properly / pushing straight(1)
    • Tackle - Failing to release the ball after being tackled(1)
    • Tackle - Tackling player failing to release tackled player(1)
Short-Arms awarded - 1
  • Chiefs awarded 1 short-arms
    • Blues awarded 0 short-arms
      • Scrum Infringement - Early Drive()

    Blues: 15 Charles Piutau, 14 Frank Halai, 13 George Moala, 12 Ma’a Nonu, 11 Lolagi Visinia, 10 Simon Hickey, 9 Bryn Hall, 8 Jerome Kaino, 7 Brendon O’Connor, 6 Peter Saili, 5 Tom Donnelly, 4 Patrick Tuipulotu, 3 Charlie Faumuina, 2 Keven Mealamu (captain), 1 Tony Woodcock.
    Replacements: 16 James Parsons, 17 Sam Prattley, 18 Angus Ta’avao, 19 Hayden Triggs, 20 Steven Luatua, 21 Piri Weepu, 22 Ihaia West, 23 Pita Ahki.

    Chiefs: 15 Tom Marshall, 14 Dwayne Sweeney, 13 Tim Nanai-Williams, 12 Bundee Aki, 11 James Lowe, 10 Gareth Anscombe, 9 Tawera Kerr-Barlow, 8 Liam Messam (captain), 7 Sam Cane, 6 Tanerau Latimer, 5 Brodie Retallick, 4 Michael Fitzgerald, 3 Ben Tameifuna, 2 Nathan Harris, 1 Pauliasi Manu.
    Replacements: 16 Mahonri Schwalger, 17 Jamie Mackintosh, 18 Josh Hohneck, 19 Matt Symons, 20 Liam Squire, 21 Brad Weber, 22 Andrew Horrell, 23 Anton Lienert-Brown.
    2013: Chiefs won 26-16, Auckland
    2013: Chiefs won 23-16, Mount Maunganui
    2012: Chiefs won 41-34, Auckland
    2012: Chiefs won 29-14, Hamilton
    2011: Chiefs won 16-11, Auckland
    2011: Blues won 16-13, Hamilton