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As it happened: Hurricanes 41-0 Sharks

2016-07-23 08:27
Last Updated at 01:39
23 Jul 11:19


Be sure to stay glued to for LIVE UPDATES on this afternoon's two quarter-finals

Lions v Crusaders - 16:30

Stormers v Chiefs - 19:00

23 Jul 11:18


That's two victories for New Zealand from the first two quarter-finals.

Over to you Crusaders and Chiefs to complete a NZ-blanket on the semi-finals

23 Jul 11:17


First time a team has been kept scoreless in Super Rugby playoffs

And remember, the Sharks boasted the best defensive record in the tournament!

23 Jul 11:16

The gulf in class was eye-opening.

Wherever Allister Coetzee watched the match from today, he'd have to be a very, very worried man.

23 Jul 11:16

FULL-TIME: Hurricanes 41-0 Sharks

23 Jul 11:15

80' - Woodward adds the conversion

Sharks have been absolutely shocking tonight. Embarrasing to put it mildly in conditions that should've kept matters on an even keel

23 Jul 11:14
80' - Sharks can't survive as the Hurricanes score their SIXTH try of the night through flank Brad Shields
23 Jul 11:14


23 Jul 11:14
80' - Final minute for the Sharks to survive
23 Jul 11:13
79' - Lucky escape for the Sharks as a Hurricanes try is called back for a forward pass
23 Jul 11:12
78' - Only 120 seconds for the Sharks and then they can head back to the warmer climes of Durban...
23 Jul 11:11

76' - Canes break out from their own 22m

Sharks have giving up tackling. Julian Savea swats off a feable effort from JP Pieterson.

Shocking from a Springbok...

23 Jul 11:08
75' - Sharks now into the Hurricanes 22m but Ungerer puts in a grubber that confuses his team-mates, but no one in the Canes outfit...
23 Jul 11:08

74' - Hurricanes' previous biggest winning margin against the Sharks was 24 points...


23 Jul 11:06
73' - Meanwhile on the field the Sharks continue to kick the ball away and the Hurricanes continue to play all the rugby
23 Jul 11:06
72' - Social media HATING on the Sharks' performance and what lies ahead for new CEO Gary Teichmann
23 Jul 11:04

70' - Commentator Justin Marshall continues to be baffled by the Sharks simply kicking away the ball

You and me too brother...

23 Jul 11:02

69' - Commentators mention no playoff team has ever been kept scoreless

Sharks set to make unwanted history!

23 Jul 11:00

66' - Hurricanes still running strong as we near the final 10 minutes

Suffice it to say the Sharks will be baying for the final whistle

23 Jul 10:58

65' - Just gets worse and worse for the Sharks as basic errors continue to riddle their play.

My gosh Gary Teichmann has his work cut out for him as Sharks CEO!

23 Jul 10:57

64' - Both sides look to have emptied their benches

Hurricanes will now have an eye on next weekend's semi-final - which they will host.

23 Jul 10:55

61' - More baffling play by Willie le Roux

Down 34-0 and he simply kicks the ball away


23 Jul 10:54

61' - Hurricanes remove Barrett, Perenara and Ardie Savea

Sharks will be hoping they don't bother to replace them...

23 Jul 10:54

60' - Sharks change their entire front row

No point keeping them warm on the bench now...

Chiliboy Ralepelle, Dale Chadwick and Thomas du Toit all on now

23 Jul 10:52

59' - Try to scrumhalf TJ Perenara

Massive gap opens up metres from the tryline. Too easy.

Sharks out on their feet with 20 minutes to play

23 Jul 10:52


23 Jul 10:50

56' - No let up from the home side as they pile on the pressure and rampage forward, smothering the Sharks.

Sharks have a lineout - on their own 5m line

23 Jul 10:49

56' - There was a time SA teams out-muscled NZ opponents

Not any more...

23 Jul 10:48

54' - More substitions for the Sharks

Garth April leaves the field after a nightmare outing, Curwin Bosch on in his place

23 Jul 10:45

52' - Substitutions from both sides

Michael Claassens departs after a horror performance, replaced by Stefan Ungerer

Julian Savea on for Cory Jane

23 Jul 10:43

52' - Barrett lands the conversion

Men against boys now I'm afraid

Springbok coach Allister Coetzee has every reason to be a worried man...

23 Jul 10:42
51' - Vaea Fifita uses his rather large frame to barge over for the 'Canes fourth try of the night
23 Jul 10:41

50' - Unbelievable Hurricanes, take a bow!

TJ Perenara having the game of his life as the Sharks fall off tackles left, right and centre

23 Jul 10:41



23 Jul 10:39

46' - Scrumhalf TJ Perenara breaks down the left-hand touchline before offloading to wing Jason Woodward who scores!

Barrett rubs salt into the Sharks' wounds with the conversion

23 Jul 10:39

46' - Chalk that try up to a woeful kick by Sharks fullback Willie le Roux

For those Bok fans wanting to know if the No 15 has improved, the answer is a resounding NO!

23 Jul 10:38
  • 80'

    TRY, HURRICANES, SHIELDS! 39-0: Hurricanes seal the win with a brilliant pass from Gibson-Park and then a try from Brad Shields. They have given the Sharks no chance of scoring or winning.

  • 80'

    CONVERSION, HURRICANES, WOODWARD! 41-0: Jason Woodward slots in the penalty to complete the absolute domination of the Hurricanes over the Sharks. The lead is 41 points.

  • 80'

    Full time: Hurricanes 41-0 Sharks. Hurricanes progress through to the next stage and the Sharks are out after a poor performance. The Hurricanes outplayed the Sharks and have won with a big margin after scoring 6 tries. Sharks were not able to score a single point.

  • 77'

    Julian Savea cuts through the defence and puts in a good run to cover some good ground. Mark Abbott ends up conceding a penalty for going off his feet in the ruck.

  • 75'

    The Hurricanes have scored five tries so far, Sharks have not scored a single point. Hurricanes are controlling the possession in these final minutes.

  • 73'

    Hurricanes concede another penalty, through Vince Aso for not releasing the ball.

  • 70'

    Going into the final 10 minutes and the Hurricanes have really dominated the game. Sharks have not been able to score any points.

  • 67'

    The overall possession is almost 50-50 but the Sharks just have not done enough with their possession.

  • 64'

    Hurricanes concede another penalty, through Loni Uhila for incorrect binding.

  • 62'

    Over an hour into the game and the Sharks have not scored yet. Thomas du Toit concedes a penalty for obstruction.

  • 60'

    CONVERSION, HURRICANES, BARRETT! 34-0: Beauden Barrett makes no mistake in adding on the extras and the lead is pushed to 34 points.

  • 59'

    TRY, HURRICANES, PERENARA! 32-0: Perenara has set up a few tries today and this time he takes it over the try line to score his 7th try of the season.

  • 58'

    Coenie Oosthuizen concedes another penalty, Sharks really not looking like they want to score. Hurricanes on the other hand have gone from strength to strength.

  • 54'

    Sharks concede another penalty, through Coenie Oosthuizen for boring in at the scrum.

  • 52'

    CONVERSION, HURRICANES, BARRETT! 27-0: Barrett adds on the extras and the lead is 27 points. Sharks have not scored at all so far.

  • 50'

    TRY, HURRICANES, FIFITA! 25-0: Another try for the Hurricanes and they are really putting Sharks under pressure. This one is a long range try and Fifita puts in a great run.

  • 48'

    CONVERSION, HURRICANES, BARRETT! 20-0: Barrett makes no mistake in adding the extras on and Hurricanes continue where they left off in the first half.

  • 47'

    TRY, HURRICANES, WOODWARD! 18-0: Perenara slices through the defence to create a chance and then Woodward takes it over the line. Perenara has set up all the tries for the Hurricanes so far.

  • 45'

    Franco Marais concedes a penalty for going off his feet in the ruck. The possession is evenly distributed between the teams so far in the second half.

  • 44'

    Beauden Barrett concedes a penalty for not releasing the ball and the Hurricanes concede the first penalty in the second half.

  • 41'

    Second half begins.

  • 40'

    Half time: Hurricanes 13-0 Sharks.

  • 38'

    Hurricanes have really dominated this game and Sharks have not scored even after a few chances. Hurricanes hold a 13-point lead.

  • 35'

    Garth April misses another kickable penalty from just right of the posts, they have really not kicked well.

  • 33'

    Another penalty conceded by the Hurricanes, this time through Dane Coles for not releasing the ball.

  • 29'

    The Sharks concede another penalty, this time for being caught offside.

  • 28'

    The Hurricanes have really turned this game around, after not playing well for the first few minutes.

  • 25'

    Tendai Mtawarira is penalised for not releasing the ball and Sharks concede a penalty.

  • 24'

    Hurricanes concede another penalty through Dane Coles for not releasing the ball.

  • 23'

    Barrett fails to add on the extras but the Hurricanes have a healthy 13 point lead.

  • 21'

    TRY, HURRICANES, MARSHALL! 13-0: Perenara creates another chance for the Hurricanes and this time it is Marshall who goes through the defence and scores the try.

  • 20'

    The conversion to the try is missed as Barrett drives the kick wide, but the Hurricanes have the possession and are looking more positive now.

  • 17'

    TRY, HURRICANES, UHILA! 8-0: Perenara's pass creates a nice opportunity for the Hurricanes, and Uhila takes the ball over the line for the first try of the game.

  • 15'

    The Hurricanes have settled into this game now and are slowly looking better. Coenie Oosthuizen concedes a penalty for collasing the scrum.

  • 14'

    PENALTY, HURRICANES, BARRETT! 3-0: Beauden Barrett gets the penalty goal right and Hurricanes take the lead.

  • 13'

    Garth April concedes the first Sharks penalty for not rolling away from the ruck.

  • 10'

    Garth April fails to get the penalty goal right again and Sharks miss another chance to take the lead.

  • 8'

    Hurricanes are caught offside and concede another penalty.

  • 6'

    Hurricanes concede another penalty, this time through Victor Vito for collapsing the maul. The score is 0-0 after the first five minutes, with Sharks dominating the possession.

  • 5'

    Willie Le Roux returns a kick and the Sharks make a break and cover some good ground in the Hurricanes territory.

  • 3'

    Garth April fails to give Sharks the lead as he kicks the penalty goal wide of the uprights. It is very windy around the ground.

  • 2'

    The Hurricanes concede the first penalty of the game, through Ben May for being offside of the ruck.

  • 1'

    Kick off! First half begins.

  • 0'

    Hello and welcome to our live coverage of the SuperRugby clash between the Hurricanes and Sharks from the Westpac Stadium in Wellington.

  • 0'

    Chris Boyd has made three changes to the Hurricanes for this quarter final. Matt Proctor returns from injury and comes in at the centre. Jason Woodward moves to the left wing and Julian Savea is benched. Reggie Goodes is injured and Loni Uhila replaces him. Ben May comes in for Chris Eves.

  • 0'

    Sharks have made a lot of changes, Willie le Roux comes back as full-back, Paul Jordaan returns as centre and flanker Jean-Luc du Preez also comes back from injury. JP Pietersen returns to the wing, Michael Claasens replaces Ungerer at scrum-half.

  • 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), 1 Loni Uhila

  • 0'

    Sharks: 15 Willie le Roux, 14 JP Pietersen, 13 Paul Jordaan, 12 Andre Esterhuizen, 11 Lwazi Mvovo, 10 Garth April, 9 Michael Claasens, 8 Philip van der Walt, 7 Jean-luc du Preez, 6 Keegan Daniel, 5 Stefan Lewies, 4 Etienne Oosthuizen, 3 Coenie Oosthuizen, 2 Franco Marais, 1 Tendai Mtawarira

  • 0'

    Glen Jackson is the referee today with Nick Briant and Paul Williams assisting him. Glenn Newman is the TMO.

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Hurricanes Sharks
  • 6 Tries 0
    • 16' Loni Uhila
    • 20' James Marshall
    • 46' Jason Woodward
    • 49' Vaea Fifita
    • 58' TJ Perenara
    • 80' Brad Shields
  • 4 Conversions 0
    • 47' Beauden Barrett
    • 50' Beauden Barrett
    • 59' Beauden Barrett
    • 80' Jason Woodward
  • 1 Penalties 0
    • 13' Beauden Barrett
  • 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
  • 1
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  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • Tendai Mtawarira
  • Franco Marais
  • Coenraad Oosthuizen
  • Etienne Oosthuizen
  • Stephan Lewies
  • Keegan Daniel
  • Jean-Luc du Preez
  • Phillip Van Der Walt
  • Michael Claassens
  • Garth April
  • Lwazi Mvovo
  • Andre Esterhuizen
  • Paul Jordaan
  • JP Pietersen
  • Willie Le Roux
  • Ricky Riccitelli
  • Chris Eves
  • Michael Kainga
  • Mark Abbott
  • Callum Gibbins
  • Jamison Gibson-Park
  • Vince Aso
  • Julian Savea
  • 16
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  • 19
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  • 21
  • 22
  • 23
  • Chiliboy Ralepelle
  • Dale Chadwick
  • Thomas du Toit
  • Hyron Andrews
  • Lubabalo Mtembu
  • Stefan Ungerer
  • Curwin Bosch
  • Odwa Ndungane

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