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Group B - Monday 28th October @ 05:00am
42
L: 0
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Group B - Monday 28th October @ 05:00am
KIWIS vs. SAMOA
Halliwell Jones Stadium
24
L: 0
H-T: 16
42
#NZSam
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80.00
CROWD: 14965
H-T: 4
24
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FULLTIME: Samoa have provided the entertainment in this second half despite losing 42-24 to New Zealand.

New Zealand Kiwis 42-24

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Not the greatest ten minutes for SBW - the slip and now a knock on.

New Zealand Kiwis 42-24

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A try-saver from the Samoan winger not allowing Manu to grab a fourth.

New Zealand Kiwis 42-24

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Samoa try a backline movement but it was knocked on.

New Zealand Kiwis 42-24

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Knock on NZ to the delight of the crowd.

New Zealand Kiwis 42-24

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TRY NEW ZEALAND KIWIS
Scored by Manu Vatuvei. Conversion attempt by Shaun Johnson successful.

The crowd have been quietened now. A lovely sweep play put Manu away as Foran wore a shot. It's a hat-trick for the beast. Johnson from the sideline - converts despite the best efforts of the crowd.

New Zealand Kiwis 42-24

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PENALTY NZ - Slowing down the ruck.

New Zealand Kiwis 36-24

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Whoops - Samoa try to attack from the kick-off return but it slips out of Leilua's grasp.

New Zealand Kiwis 36-24

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RED LIGHTS..NO TRY! Sonny Bill took it amongst himself to get New Zealand back into this. He slipped at the crucial moment and put his foot out.

New Zealand Kiwis 36-24

VIDEO REFEREE: SBW has crashed through and all he had to do is put the ball down.. he's slipped.

New Zealand Kiwis 36-24

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PENALTY New Zealand - Samoa were offside.

New Zealand Kiwis 36-24

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TRY SAMOA
Scored by Antonio Winterstein. Conversion attempt by Anthony Milford successful.

GREEN LIGHTS..TRY! Winterstein stole it one-on-one and goes over untouched. Some chaos with the wrong graphic appearing but it was a TRY. Milford from in front again, converts.

New Zealand Kiwis 36-24

VIDEO REFEREE: Antonio Winterstein might have plucked this TRY from nowhere! Checking how the ball came out.

New Zealand Kiwis 36-18

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They were looking to cross again.. but it was knocked down by Manu Vatuvei. SIX MORE coming from the scrum.

New Zealand Kiwis 36-18

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TRY SAMOA
Scored by Suaia Matagi. Conversion attempt by Anthony Milford successful.

Samoa on a roll! This time Matagi is on the hip of Peta Godinet and bursts through the defense to score. Milford from in front converts one.

New Zealand Kiwis 36-18

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PENALTY Samoa!

New Zealand Kiwis 36-12

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TRY SAMOA
Scored by Penani Manumalealii. Conversion attempt by Anthony Milford unsuccessful.

GREEN LIGHTS..TRY! Manumalealii gets his first TRY in Samoan colours! After a kick that is regathered by the scorer to plant it down. Milford is having a shocker.

New Zealand Kiwis 36-12

VIDEO REFEREE: Checking a possible Samoan TRY.

New Zealand Kiwis 36-8

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TRY SAMOA
Scored by Joseph Leilua. Conversion attempt by Anthony Milford unsuccessful.

The coming together has fired up Samoa! They sent it across the backline for Joesph Leilua to take on his man, beat him and slam the ball down. Anthony Milford hooks the conversion.

New Zealand Kiwis 36-8

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Tempers have frayed slightly here - Frank Paul at the scrum lashes out with a slap. The PENALTY goes against New Zealand.

New Zealand Kiwis 36-4

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FORWARD pass curtails another kiwi raid.

New Zealand Kiwis 36-4

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Scored by Manu Vatuvei. Conversion attempt by Shaun Johnson unsuccessful.

Some quick hands combined with a few spectacular offloads put Manu in for his second TRY of the evening. Johnson shanks the kick

New Zealand Kiwis 36-4

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PENALTY New Zealand - they'll go on the attack again.

New Zealand Kiwis 32-4

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TRY NEW ZEALAND KIWIS
Scored by Issac Luke. Conversion attempt by Shaun Johnson successful.

A nice interplay of passes from the Kiwis sent Issac Luke over for the sixth try. Johnson with simple effort puts it over.

New Zealand Kiwis 32-4

VIDEO REFEREE: Checking an Issac Luke TRY.

New Zealand Kiwis 26-4

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Scored by Manu Vatuvei. Conversion attempt by Shaun Johnson unsuccessful.

A play that the Warriors have utilised for the last few years - now it has paid off for New Zealand. A crossfield kick is plucked from the air by Manu Vatuvei to plant it down. Johnson with his fifth attempt - skews it wide.

New Zealand Kiwis 26-4

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Knock on Samoa from the opening set.

New Zealand Kiwis 22-4

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It is a monumental challenge for Samoa to get back into this contest as both sides are back on the field. New Zealand are in formation and kick-off!

New Zealand Kiwis 22-4

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HALFTIME: New Zealand produced a twenty minute salvo to sprint out to a 22 point lead before Ben Roberts clawed one back.

New Zealand Kiwis 22-4

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TRY SAMOA
Scored by Ben Roberts. Conversion attempt by Anthony Milford unsuccessful.

Samoa have some reward for their industry in this game! Ben Roberts dummied avoided the shirt-grabs and slammed down the ball! Anthony Milford hooks the conversion wide.

New Zealand Kiwis 22-4

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Scrum for Samoa after a knock on from the Kiwis.

New Zealand Kiwis 22-0

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RED LIGHTS.. NO TRY! It was a double movement by Hargreaves.

New Zealand Kiwis 22-0

VIDEO REFEREE: So that happened. Jared Waerea-Hargreaves kept pushing and charing looking to get it down.

New Zealand Kiwis 22-0

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Joesph Leilua knocks the ball down to prevent a 7 on 1 overlap for New Zealand after an Isaac Luke offload to Dean Whare.

New Zealand Kiwis 22-0

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40/20 SAMOA
Ben Roberts kicks a 40/20.

Samoa were under immense pressure after a delightful kick but Ben Roberts pulls a 40/20 from the trick bag to give them field position.

New Zealand Kiwis 22-0

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BANG! Mose Masoe has welcomed Josh Hoffman to the World Cup!

New Zealand Kiwis 22-0

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Anthony Milford is working his way into this contest when he spies an opening. He gets a PENALTY for New Zealand there.

New Zealand Kiwis 22-0

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Whoops! Jesse Bromwich spills it right into the hands of a Samoan player.

New Zealand Kiwis 22-0

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Scored by Simon Mannering. Conversion attempt by Shaun Johnson successful.

It's a field day for Simon Mannering! He has a double from a piece of Shaun Johnson magic! New Zealand are running riot over Samoa here. Johnson splits the sticks with this conversion.

New Zealand Kiwis 22-0

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That wasn't needed. Hargreaves knocks it on from the kick-off.

New Zealand Kiwis 16-0

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Scored by Roger Tuivasa-Sheck. Conversion attempt by Shaun Johnson unsuccessful.

GREEN LIGHTS.. TRY! Roger Tuivasa-Sheck doing what those watching NRL have come accustomed to. A massive dive from five metres out. Shaun Johnson from the sideline, fades it right.

New Zealand Kiwis 16-0

VIDEO REFEREE: Could be a freakish effort from Tuivasa-Sheck in the corner.

New Zealand Kiwis 12-0

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PENALTY New Zealand for a strip.

New Zealand Kiwis 12-0

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TRY NEW ZEALAND KIWIS
Scored by Simon Mannering. Conversion attempt by Shaun Johnson successful.

A quick double for the Kiwis here! A nice ball down the right sends Tuivasa-Sheck away before he drew his man and sent captain Simon Mannering away for a try. Johnson from in front again puts it through.

New Zealand Kiwis 12-0

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Scored by Josh Hoffman. Conversion attempt by Shaun Johnson successful.

TRY New Zealand! They weathered the early storm from Samoa and an offload from Sonny Bill Williams sent Josh Hoffman away for the first try of the evening. Johnson nails it from in front.

New Zealand Kiwis 6-0

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Ben Roberts puts down the ball in a good attacking position for Samoa.

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PENALTY Samoa - holding down.

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That will be a handy piggyback as New Zealand get a PENALTY.

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Good scrambling effort from the Kiwis as Vatuvei and Foran forced Vidot over.

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SIX MORE for Samoa from a sloppy piece of play.

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We're about to get underway! New Zealand head to the southern side of the ground awaiting the kick-off with Ben Roberts getting boot to ball and we're underway!

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Here comes the fun part - the hakas!

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Welcome to a SOLD OUT stadium here at Warrington! It is a battle of the island nations with New Zealand hot favourites alongside Australia and England to take out the World Cup taking on Samoa.

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Referees: Richard Silverwood

Touch Judges: Tim Roby, Joe Cobb

Video Referee: Thierry Alibert

NEW ZEALAND KIWIS (42)
Tries: Josh Hoffman, Simon Mannering (2), Roger Tuivasa-Sheck, Manu Vatuvei (3), Issac Luke
Field Goals:
Conversions: Shaun Johnson (5/8)
Penalty Goals:

SAMOA (24)
Tries: Ben Roberts, Joseph Leilua, Penani Manumalealii, Suaia Matagi, Antonio Winterstein
Field Goals:
Conversions: Anthony Milford (2/5)
Penalty Goals:



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