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Quarter Finals - Saturday 16th November @ 07:00am
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Quarter Finals - Saturday 16th November @ 07:00am
KIWIS vs. SCOTLAND
Headingley Carnegie Stadium
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The Bravehearts were not disgraced by any means, proud in defeat. The New Zealand were just too good for them. The Kiwis were great for sections of the game, but they'll need to lift their consistency if they're to win back-to-back World Cups.

New Zealand Kiwis 40-4

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New Zealand just work to close out their set, and it's full time.

New Zealand Kiwis 40-4

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30 seconds remaining, Scotland looking for a consolation try - Brough runs right and kicks left, but it's fielded by New Zealand.

New Zealand Kiwis 40-4

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And now Scotland get a penalty - a high tackle ruled against New Zealand. Scotland only 20 metres out.

New Zealand Kiwis 40-4

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Warea-Hargreaves with a half break down, he offloads to Luke, but Luke can't handle the pass.

New Zealand Kiwis 40-4

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Scotland bringing the ball out from their own line now. This has been a pretty good set - a couple of offloads. Then there's a cross-field kick on the last that is toed forward, but eventually the ball is knocked on. Exciting stuff.

New Zealand Kiwis 40-4

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Locke steps and jinks, before throwing a pass out to his winger, but the ball goes forward.

New Zealand Kiwis 40-4

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And now Scotland are penalised for another high tackle.

New Zealand Kiwis 40-4

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Scotland hit Bromwich hard, but he's still able to flick off an offload.

New Zealand Kiwis 40-4

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Short kickoff from Scotland is regathered. More skills from Brough. At the end of the set, the Bravehearts kick high on the last, but Linnett can't handle it.

New Zealand Kiwis 40-4

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TRY NEW ZEALAND KIWIS
Scored by Bryson Goodwin. Conversion attempt by Shaun Johnson unsuccessful.

Bryson Goodwin leaps high in the air to take a cross-field bomb and plant it down for a try. Scotland had no answer to that kick. Johnson lines up for the kick, and misses again.

New Zealand Kiwis 40-4

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A slick passing movement from the Kiwis goes right of field, but Linnett picks up his opposition player and drives him back 5 metres.

New Zealand Kiwis 36-4

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That penalty puts New Zealand in good position to attack. Scotland under pressure now.

New Zealand Kiwis 36-4

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A high tackle on Tuivasa-Sheck is penalised now - that's one way to stop the guy! Alex Hurst is the culprit, and Tuivasa-Sheck is stil on the ground.

New Zealand Kiwis 36-4

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TRY SCOTLAND
Scored by Alex Hurst. Conversion attempt by Danny Brough unsuccessful.

Scotland have their first try! Brough can do it all! First he kicked the 40/20, and now he's thrown a cutout pass to see Hurst cross in the corner.

Spoke too soon, he can't goal kick. He hooks it right of the posts.

New Zealand Kiwis 36-4

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40/20 SCOTLAND
Danny Brough kicks a 40/20.

Danny Brough has kicked a 40/20 to put his team into brilliant attacking position.

New Zealand Kiwis 36-0

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But this time Vatuvei makes no mistake. Bryson Goodwin offloads to Vatuvei, who powers out and stretches over the line. Johnson misses the goal again from the sideline.

New Zealand Kiwis 36-0

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And it's no try - he's ruled to have put a foot into touch.

New Zealand Kiwis 32-0

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VIDEO REFEREE decision pending - Manu Vatuvei looks to have scored, but he might have gone out over the sideline.

New Zealand Kiwis 32-0

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TRY NEW ZEALAND KIWIS
Scored by Roger Tuivasa-Sheck. Conversion attempt by Shaun Johnson successful.

And to add insult to injury, New Zealand add another try of their own. Tuivasa-Scheck crosses for his second after racing the whole length of the field. Shaun Johnson again converts.

New Zealand Kiwis 32-0

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Scotland come out strong in this half as well. The Scottish boys look for their first try of the match, but their winger was out of position, and a try goes begging.

New Zealand Kiwis 26-0

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Half time, and New Zealand have worked themselves out to a strong lead after some early scares.

New Zealand Kiwis 26-0

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Yet another possible try to Scotland goes by the wayside. This time, Alex Hurst attempts an intercept, but can't quite hang on to it.

New Zealand Kiwis 26-0

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

Sonny Bill does what he's best at now, chucking away defenders, before offloading to Shaun Johnson to score near the posts. This time Johnson converts.

New Zealand Kiwis 26-0

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TRY NEW ZEALAND KIWIS
Scored by Frank Pritchard. Conversion attempt by Shaun Johnson successful.

Frank Pritchard gets himself a try as well, and Johnson adds the extras.

New Zealand Kiwis 20-0

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Scotland throwing everything at New Zealand, but so far the Kiwi defence is handling everything.

New Zealand Kiwis 14-0

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TRY NEW ZEALAND KIWIS
Scored by Roger Tuivasa-Sheck. Conversion attempt by Shaun Johnson unsuccessful.

And New Zealand are in again. Shaun Johnson passes wide, but it's messy. Tuivasa-Sheck manages to pick it up, and crosses the line. Johnson again misses the conversion.

New Zealand Kiwis 14-0

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Instead of flowing movements, this time it's a short pass to Bromwich that sees New Zealand collect their second try. Johnson converts.

New Zealand Kiwis 10-0

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Scotland are looking the better team at the moment, despite the scoreline. They've just almost had another linebreak down the right side of the field, but it's intercepted.

New Zealand Kiwis 4-0

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TRY NEW ZEALAND KIWIS
Scored by Bryson Goodwin. Conversion attempt by Shaun Johnson unsuccessful.

Some wonderful ball movement from the Kiwis here, The ball spread between Luke, Locke, Williams and Vatuvei, before ending up with Goodwin, who crosses for the first try of the match. Johnson misses the kick from out wide.

New Zealand Kiwis 4-0

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Now it's Scotland's turn for an "almost try". Wallace kicks this time, targetting Manu Vatuvei, but the big man managed to field it safely. Just. Goal line dropout.

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Nope, no try - Locke has knocked the ball on.

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VIDEO REFEREE decision pending! We're looking for a possible try to New Zealand, after Kevin Locke chased through a Kieran Foran kick.

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Not 2 minutes into the match, Sonny Bill Williams is down injured. This could be a big blow for New Zealand.

Oh, never mind - he's back up again.

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We're underway at Headingley Carnegie Stadium today for the first finals match of the RLWC 2013. Teams are on the field.

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Referees: Ben Cummins

Touch Judges: Jamal Thompson, Robert Hicks

Video Referee: Shayne Hayne

NEW ZEALAND KIWIS (40)
Tries: Bryson Goodwin (2), Shaun Johnson, Jesse Bromwich, Roger Tuivasa-Sheck (2), Frank Pritchard, Manu Vatuvei
Field Goals:
Conversions: Shaun Johnson (4/8)
Penalty Goals:

SCOTLAND (4)
Tries: Alex Hurst
Field Goals:
Conversions: Danny Brough (0/1)
Penalty Goals:



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