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Blog log from R4 of 2015 Auckland Nines: Cronulla vs New Zealand

Blog log for Cronulla vs New Zealand, R4 of 2015 Auckland Nines

Vatuvei gathers a crossfield Johnson kick to the right corner and runs around to score near the posts. The home crowd goes bananas! (1H 01:09)
Prior draws two tacklers on the left side and has the strength to get his right arm free for the offload to Heighington for a bonus point try! (1H 06:22)
Lolohea chips to the try line, Holmes gets back to field and evade the chasers to be tackled in field. (1H 07:52)
Friend gives to Kata bursting through the line at full pace on the right at midfield, he can’t straighten to make a bonus point but the crowd loves it anyway! (1H 09:00)
Brown does all the hard work with a line break 20m out but on tackle 1 he inexplicably panics and tries an offload, it goes to ground and the moment is lost. (2H 09:31)
Feki feeds Gardner with a lovely ball on the right, Gardner dodges a chaser and reaches the zone under the posts for a bonus point try! (2H 11:53)
Ayshford defuses a chip just outside his own line with some deft hands. (2H 12:45)
Johnson delivers a bullet cut out pass to the left wing where Kata catches and scores. (2H 15:40)
The Warriors press again but the ball is fumbled over the right sideline. (2H 16:41)
Correction, it was Laumape with the previous score. (2H 16:41)
Turnover by the Sharks in midfield plus a penalty to give the Warriors one last chance. But Thompson knocks on just before the final hooter, Sharks win! (2H 18:00)
Manu and then Thompson with errors in the last two minutes showed that pressure gets to the home team in this comp too. (2H 18:00)


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