The Hurricanes produced an outstanding second-half display to come from 19 points behind and defeat the Blues 29-24 at the Westpac Stadium.
With the Wellington outfit looking towards next weekend’s quarter-final, the visitors initially took advantage. John Plumtree fielded a weakened team and their comparatively inexperienced side were punished by the
The Hurricanes have won their last eight games on the bounce against the Blues; neither side has previously managed to win nine on the bounce in the history of this fixture.
The Hurricanes have won their last four home games in succession against the Blues in Super Rugby
Scott Higginbotham scored a late try to hand the Reds a shock 29-28 victory over the Blues in Brisbane on Friday.
It wasn’t the most exciting game ever, but this cross-conference clash wasn’t short of action as the Blues and Reds combined to score eight tries at Suncorp Stadium.
Higginbotham scored a
The last eight Super Rugby matches between the Reds and Blues saw the Queensland side win the first four games, with the Auckland side undefeated in the last four (W3, D1).
The Reds have lost their last two Super Rugby games on the bounce at home; the last
BULLS BATTLE TO DRAW AGAINST BLUES
A spirited Blues outfit nearly pulled off a win at the death but would have to settle for a 22-all draw against the Bulls in Friday's Super Rugby clash.
Both sides scored three tries apiece with Ofa Tuungafasi, Scott Scrafton and Akira Ioane crossing the whitewash
The Blues have won four of their last six Super Rugby games against the Bulls (L2), the two losses sandwiched in between back-to-back victories.
The Blues have won 11 of their 12 home games against the Bulls in Super Rugby history (L1), over half of those wins (7)
The Crusaders have won 10 of their last 11 Super Rugby matches against the Blues (L1), including the last nine matches on the bounce.
The Blues have won four of their last 39 Super Rugby matches against New Zealand teams (D1, L34); though, all four of those wins
The Chiefs are undefeated in their last 15 games against the Blues in Super Rugby (W14, D1); winning their last three clashes against the Auckland side.
The Blues have won just two of their last 35 Super Rugby fixtures against opposition from New Zealand (D1, L32), both victories
The Hurricanes’ dominance over the Blues continued as they beat their Kiwi counterparts 22-12 in Friday's New Zealand derby at Eden Park.
The win is the Hurricanes’ eighth successive one over the Blues, and their fifth in a row in Auckland. Ben Lam, Jordie Barrett and Beauden Barrett scored the Canes’
The Hurricanes have won their last seven Super Rugby games against the Blues, holding a half-time lead over the Auckland side in six games of that span (L1).
The Hurricanes have won their last four Super Rugby games against the Blues at Eden Park, recording a 21-point victory