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As it happened: Hurricanes 20-3 Lions

2016-08-06 11:25
Last Updated at 01:00
06 Aug 11:27

That's it for our live coverage of this match and the 2016 Super Rugby season!

Next up, the small matter of the Rugby Championship. Sport24 will bring you all the Bok matches live!

Enjoy the rest of your Saturday!

06 Aug 11:25
Don't forget the Bok team announcement in a couple of minutes.
06 Aug 11:25


06 Aug 11:22


Hurricanes 20 Lions 3

06 Aug 11:20

Spare a thought for the Lions... a bridge too far! They tried, but made too many mistakes tonight. Too early to discuss the 'B' team to Argentina? They could have had a home final remember. 

Barrett was superb for the Hurricanes. 

06 Aug 11:19

79' - Hurricanes play down the clock and that's it!

They are the 2016 SUPER RUGBY CHAMPIONS!

06 Aug 11:17

78' - Penalty to the Hurricanes. Barrett will relieve some pressure.

He has been sensational again today. Surely he must get the nod for All Black flyhalf. 

06 Aug 11:14
76' - The mistakes continue for the Lions, this time an attacking lineout throw is not straight. 
06 Aug 11:13
75' - One final push from the Lions, they are 10m from the Hurricanes line. 
06 Aug 11:11
73' - Combrinck clears downfield and Marshall knocks on. The Lions have a scrum just outside the Hurricanes 22m area. 
06 Aug 11:10
72' - Barrett finds space behind the Lions defence again. Kriel does brilliantly to get back.  
06 Aug 11:06

68' - TRY to the Hurricanes!

The Lions won the lineout but couldn't control, the ball went over the try line and Barrett snuck in front of Jantjies to score. 

He converts his own try.

Hurricanes 20 Lions 3

06 Aug 11:04
68' - Barrett might have scored here.. the TMO is called into action. 
06 Aug 11:04
67' - The ref has a look on the big screen, but it is just a penalty. Out of Barrett's range so he sets up a lineout .
06 Aug 11:03
67' - Penalty to the Hurricanes as Whiteley takes out Jane in the air. 
06 Aug 11:02
66'- Now Barrett throws a forward pass. The Lions collect and play on. 
06 Aug 11:02
66' - Forward pass by the Lions, the Hurricanes collect and the play on. 
06 Aug 11:01
65' - Barrett kicks in behind the Lions backline but Combrinck collects brilliantly. 
06 Aug 10:59

63' - Jantjies misses as the ball flies away to the left. 

06 Aug 10:58
62' - Penalty to the Lions. It is kickable and they will go for goal. 
06 Aug 10:56

60' - Hurricanes pilfer a Lions lineout...

Luckily, the Lions win another penalty as the Shields is not releasing after he was tackled. 

06 Aug 10:56
Twenty minutes to go. The Lions need a score!
06 Aug 10:55

59' - Hurricanes surge onto the attack after Mnisi cannot control a kick. They are pinged for a ruck infringement, however. Jantjies can relieve the pressure again. 

06 Aug 10:54
57' - Penalty to the Lions thanks to a strong scrum from the visitors. Jantjies can relieve some pressure. 
06 Aug 10:52
56' - Janse van Rensburg off the field with an injury. Mnisi replaces him. 
06 Aug 10:47
54' - Another knock-on by the Lions... too many mistakes!
06 Aug 10:44

51' - PENALTY slotted by Barrett!

Hurricanes 13 Lions 3

06 Aug 10:43

50' - Skosan cannot take an up and under knocks it on and Mostert collects only to be pinged for offside. 

Barrett will kick at goal from around 40m out. 

06 Aug 10:42

49' - Great attack by the Lions as Combrinck beats a few defenders. Savea wins a penalty for the home side as he gets over the ball and the Lions don't release. 

Barrett sets up a lineout on halfway. 

06 Aug 10:40
48' - The Lions defence holds out and the Hurricanes are forced to kick. 
06 Aug 10:39
47' - Janse van Rensburg almost takes an intercept but knocks on. Play goes on as the Glen Jackson plays advantage. 
06 Aug 10:38
46' - Poor lineout by the Lions, De Klerk knocks on. The mistakes continue, unfortunately. 
06 Aug 10:37
45' - Scrum penalty to the Lions as May goes to ground. 
06 Aug 10:36
44' - Poor scrum by the Lions but Savea luckily knocks on after the Hurricanes gained possession. 
06 Aug 10:35
43 ' - Coles off for the Hurricanes, his ribs again. Ricitelli replaces him. 
06 Aug 10:35
42' - Great defence from the Lions as the Hurricanes go through 12 phases before Perenara knocks on. 
06 Aug 10:33
41' - It's the Hurricanes who have the first chance on attack with a lineout on the Lions 22m area. 
06 Aug 10:32
40' - Second half underway! Kriel makes metres for the Lions after the kickoff. 
06 Aug 10:20


Hurricanes 10 Lions 3

  • 80'

    Full time: Hurricanes 20-3 Lions. Hurricanes win by 17 points and they are the winners of SuperRugby 2016. The Lions could not make use of the possession in the first half and then did not score any points in the second. Big win for the Hurricanes, poor performance by the Lions.

  • 78'

    Warwick Tecklenburg concedes a penalty for going off his feet in the ruck. Lions concede another penalty.

  • 77'

    Two tries have been scored so far and both of them by the Hurricanes, Lions have not scored any points in the second half.

  • 76'

    Hurricanes concede another penalty for being caught offside.

  • 74'

    James Marshall goes for the drop goal but misses the kick and the score remains 20-3 to the Hurricanes.

  • 70'

    CONVERSION, HURRICANES, BARRETT! 20-3: Beauden Barrett with the conversion, makes no mistake and the lead is 17 points now with 10 minutes remaining.

  • 69'

    TRY, HURRICANES, BARRETT! 18-3: Beauden Barrett scores an important try for the Hurricanes and they push the lead even further. This is his 9th try of this season.

  • 67'

    Warren Whiteley concedes a penalty for tackling the player in the air and it is a penalty for the Hurricanes.

  • 63'

    Elton Jantjies misses the penalty goal as he drives the kick wide from right in front of the uprights and the Lions fail to score.

  • 61'

    A couple of penalties conceded by the Hurricanes, first by Jason Woodward for not releasing the ball and then by Brad Shields for the same reason.

  • 60'

    Final 20 minutes remaining in this game and the Hurricanes have held the lead throughout this game and the Lions have not scored in the second half.

  • 58'

    The Hurricanes concede another penalty, through Chris Eves for collapsing the scrum.

  • 56'

    The Lions are controlling the possession again and they are looking to attack. Hurricanes have done well to take the momentum of the first half into the second.

  • 52'

    PENALTY, HURRICANES, BARRETT! 13-3: Beauden Barrett kicks the penalty goal in and increases the lead back to 10 points. Good kick from 40 metres out, Lions have not looked like scoring in the second half so far.

  • 51'

    A couple of penalties conceded by the Lions and that will slow the game down and help the Hurricanes. Andries Ferreira concedes the first for not releasing the ball and Franco Mostert concedes the next for being caught offside.

  • 49'

    Ruan Combrinck with the linebreak for the Lions and they are putting some pressure on the Hurricanes.

  • 48'

    It has been a tense game and a low-scoring one. Just one try in the game so far, Hurricanes lead by 7 points.

  • 46'

    Ben May concedes a penalty for collapsing the scrum, Hurricanes concede another penalty.

  • 43'

    The Hurricanes have started this half strongly, Lions need to attack better if they want to win.

  • 41'

    Second half begins.

  • 40'

    Half time: Hurricanes 10-3 Lions. Hurricanes hold a 7 point lead after a tense first half. The Lions enjoyed a lot of possession but they were not able to convert that into tries or points.

  • 39'

    The Lions are dominating the possession again but they have not been able to convert possession into points. Lionel Mapoe concedes a penalty for being offside of the ruck.

  • 35'

    Lions concede another penalty, Julian Redelinghuys for boring in at the scrum. Hurricanes lead by 7 points.

  • 33'

    Hurricanes concede another penalty, this time through Ardie Savea for a scrum infringement.

  • 30'

    The deficit is 7 points and the Hurricanes have held the lead throughout this game.

  • 27'

    Hurricanes concede another penalty, this time through Brad Shields for not releasing the ball.

  • 26'

    PENALTY, LIONS, JANTJIES! 10-3: Elton Jantjies makes no mistake in kicking the penalty and the Lions open their scoring.

  • 25'

    Michael Fatialofa is caught offside and that will be a penalty to the Lions.

  • 24'

    CONVERSION, HURRICANES, BARRETT! 10-0: Barrett adds on the extras and the lead is 10 points now. Lions have to score quickly to make an impact in this final.

  • 22'

    TRY, HURRICANES, JANE! 8-0: The penalty ends up in a try for the Hurricanes, brilliant work from Cory Jane who takes the ball over the line and the lead is pushed to 8 points.

  • 19'

    Courtnall Skosan concedes a penalty for going off his feet in the ruck and it is a penalty for the Hurricanes.

  • 14'

    Lions are controlling the possession now as the game ebbs and flows. They have a lot of possession but need to make it count as Hurricanes have the lead.

  • 13'

    PENALTY, HURRICANES, BARRETT! 3-0: Barrett breaks the dead lock with a penalty goal, giving Hurricanes the lead from 22 metres out.

  • 12'

    The penalty leads to a drop goal attempt and Beauden Barrett misses to score. It has been a tense game but the score remains at 0-0.

  • 11'

    Lions concede their first penalty, Andries Ferreira is caught offside.

  • 8'

    Hurricanes concede a penalty through Loni Uhila for boring in at the scrum. The score is 0-0.

  • 7'

    The Lions were controlling the possession but the Hurricanes are slowly gaining control of the game.

  • 4'

    Elton Jantjies tries to kick the penalty goal but fails to add the three points to take the lead. It was a difficult kick from 43 metres out.

  • 3'

    Hurricanes concede a penalty through Vaea Fifita for being caught offside.

  • 2'

    The Hurricanes are strong at home and the Lions will want to play well in the first half to set the tone. They win a lineout and Mostert will take it.

  • 1'

    Kick-off! First half begins.

  • 0'

    Hello and welcome to our live coverage of the SuperRugby Final 2016 between the Hurricanes and the Lions from the Westpac Stadium in Wellington.

  • 0'

    History is on the side of the Hurricanes as they have won all the games between these two sides since 2008. But the Lions have played really well to make it to the final and will be a difficult side to beat.

  • 0'

    Hurricanes: 15 James Marshall, 14 Cory Jane, 13 Matt Proctor, 12 Willis Halaholo, 11 Jason Woodward, 10 Beauden Barrett, 9 TJ Perenara, 8 Victor Vito, 7 Ardie Savea, 6 Brad Shields, 5 Michael Fatialofa, 4 Vaea Fifita, 3 Ben May, 2 Dane Coles (c)/Ricky Riccitelli, 1 Loni Uhila

  • 0'

    Lions: 15 Andries Coetzee, 14 Ruan Combrinck, 13 Lionel Mapoe, 12 Rohan Janse van Rensburg, 11 Courtnal Skosan, 10 Elton Jantjies, 9 Faf De Klerk, 8 Warren Whiteley, 7 Warwick Tecklenburg, 6 Jaco Kriel (c), 5 Franco Mostert, 4 Andries Ferreira, 3 Julian Redelinghuys, 2 Malcolm Marx, 1 Dylan Smith

  • 0'

    Glen Jackson from New Zealand is the referee today with Angus Gardner and Ben O?Keeffe assisting him. Ben Skeen is the TMO.

  • 0'

    Hurricanes captain Dane Coles will play if he is fit, and that could be the only change to the team from the semi-final. Openside Callum Gibbins, who missed the semi-final win with an Achilles injury, has been bracketed with Tony Lamborn, while prop Reggie Goodes is also bracketed with Mike Kainga.

  • 0'

    Warren Whiteley comes back into the Lions starting lineup and Ruan Ackermann and Lourens Erasmus are on the bench. Ross Cronjé is the scrum-half cover for Faf de Klerk.

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Hurricanes Lions
  • 2 Tries 0
    • 21' Cory Jane
    • 68' Beauden Barrett
  • 2 Conversions 0
    • 22' Beauden Barrett
    • 69' Beauden Barrett
  • 2 Penalties 1
    • 11' Beauden Barrett
    • 51' Beauden Barrett
    • 25' Elton Jantjies
  • 0 Drop Goals 0
  • 0 Yellow Cards 0
  • 0 Red Cards 0
Team Line-ups
  • Loni Uhila
  • Dane Coles
  • Ben May
  • Vaea Fifita
  • Michael Fatialofa
  • Brad Shields
  • Ardie Savea
  • Victor Vito
  • TJ Perenara
  • Beauden Barrett
  • Jason Woodward
  • Willis Halaholo
  • Matt Proctor
  • Cory Jane
  • James Marshall
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  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • Dylan Smith
  • Malcolm Marx
  • Julian Redelinghuys
  • Andries Ferreira
  • Franco Mostert
  • Jaco Kriel
  • Warwick Tecklenburg
  • Warren Whiteley
  • Francois de Klerk
  • Elton Jantjies
  • Courtnall Skosan
  • Rohan Janse van Rensburg
  • Lionel Mapoe
  • Ruan Combrinck
  • Andries Coetzee
  • Ricky Riccitelli
  • Chris Eves
  • Michael Kainga
  • Mark Abbott
  • Callum Gibbins
  • Jamison Gibson-Park
  • Vince Aso
  • Julian Savea
  • 16
  • 17
  • 18
  • 19
  • 20
  • 21
  • 22
  • 23
  • Armand van der Merwe
  • Corne Fourie
  • Jacques Van Rooyen
  • Lourens Erasmus
  • Ruan Ackermann
  • Ross Cronje
  • Howard Mnisi
  • Jaco van der Walt

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