HLAND
No.Name
15Sam Gilbert, FB
14Sio Tomkinson, W
T
13Michael Collins, C
12Scott Gregory, C
T
11Jona Nareki, W
10Mitchell Hunt, FH
5
9Aaron Smith, SH
1Ayden Johnstone, P
2Ash Dixon, H
T
2
3Siate Tokolahi, P
4Pari Pari Parkinson, L
5Josh Dickson, L
6Hugh Renton, FL
7Billy Harmon, FL
8Kazuki Himeno, N8
Replacements
16Liam Coltman, R
T
17Ethan de Groot, R
18Josh Hohneck, R
19Bryn Evans, R
20James Lentjes, R
21Kayne Hammington, R
22Tim O'Malley, R
23Ngatungane Punivai, R
T

*Players currently on the pitch are shown in bold

Game Info

Venue: Forsyth Barr Stadium
3:05 AM, May 14, 2021
Capacity: 30,000
134dReuters

First blood for New Zealand in trans-Tasman Super Rugby

The Highlanders outmuscled Australian champions the Queensland Reds 40-19 before the Wellington Hurricanes beat the New South Wales Waratahs 64-48 in a Sydney try-fest as New Zealand took first blood in Super Rugby Trans-Tasman on Friday.

Match Commentary

81'+240-19 End of second half
81'40-17 Try - Suliasi Vunivalu , Queensland Reds
81'+140-19 Conversion - Bryce Hegarty , Queensland Reds

Match Stats

HLAND
Possession
REDS
43%
57%
Territory
48%
52%
HLAND
REDS
99Runs133
406Meters Run391
11Clean Breaks6
158Tackles105
13Missed Tackles26
9Turnover Knock On6