Saturday, March 24, 2012

How good was that finish?

What a fabulous match it was at Eden Park last night as the Hurricanes pipped the hapless Blues with the last play of the match.

Here are the try-scoring highlights, courtesy of YouTube. And given that the Hurricanes scored FOUR tries to the Blues' one, you see a lot more of the yellow team!

The Hurricanes hung in to the last minute, and such is the attacking potential they have at the back, a sniff was all they needed. Despite Steve Walsh being the referee (we will say no more!), it was a terrific match with a great finish. We watched it at the Four Kings in Wellington, and it's fair to say that there would have been a case to call Noise Control after Conrad Smith scored and Beaudeen Barrett converted; the place went off.

As for the Blues, their season lurches from one catastrophe to the next, and we genuinely feel sorry for their supporters. No; really and truly, we do!

Super Rugby lived up to its name last night.


Shane Pleasance said...

Conrad, ... ......just....... Conrad.

James Stephenson said...

Can other teams please stop making this pale shadow of a Hurricanes side look competent.

Alex said...

@James - Clearly the Canes are doing something right or else they wouldn't be winning. I think perhaps you might be bitter that Hammett kicked out Nonu and Weepu, but let's face it, they are playing better without them.