2009 Air New Zealand Cup Final

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2009 Air New Zealand Cup Final
Event 2009 Air New Zealand Cup
Canterbury Wellington
28 20
1 2 Total
Cant CanterburyColours.png 18 10 - 28 -
Wgtn Wellington Lions colours.png 3 17 - 20 -
Date 7 November 2009
Venue AMI Stadium, Christchurch
Referee Vinny Munro[1]

The 2009 Air New Zealand Cup Final was a rugby union match played on Saturday the 7 November 2009. It was the fourth Air New Zealand Cup final to determine the winner of the 2009 Air New Zealand Cup and the 33rd winner of New Zealand's premier provincial rugby competition.

It was the last Air New Zealand Cup Final with the competition structure set to change for the 2010 season.[2]

Canterbury were the first team to qualify for the final when they beat Hawke's Bay 20 points to 3 on the 30 October. Wellington gained the second spot after beating Southland 34 points to 21 on the 31 October.

Match details[edit]

7 November 2009
19:35 NZDT
Canterbury CanterburyColours.png 28 – 20 Wellington Lions colours.png Wellington
Tries: Slade (2) 2' c, 35' m
Maitland 61' c
Con: Brett (2)
Pen: Brett (3) 17', 29', 78
Tries: Leiua 54' c
Fuglistaller 75' c
Con: Weepu (2)
Pen: Weepu (2) 32', 65'
AMI Stadium, Christchurch
Referee: Vinny Munro[1]
Canterbury
Wellington
CANTERBURY:
FB 15 Colin Slade Temporarily suspended from 67' to 78' 67' to 78'
RW 14 Sean Maitland
OC 13 Casey Laulala
IC 12 Tim Bateman Substituted off 66'
LW 11 Tu Umaga-Marshall Substituted off 44'
FH 10 Stephen Brett
SH 9 Tyson Keats Substituted off 79'
N8 8 Nasi Manu Substituted off 76'
OF 7 George Whitelock (c)
BF 6 Michael Paterson
LK 5 Isaac Ross
LK 4 Sam Whitelock
TP 3 Peter Borlase
HK 2 Ti’i Paulo
LP 1 Andrew Olorenshaw
Replacements:
HK 16 Steve Fualau
PR 17 Rodney Ah You
N8 18 Ash Parker Substituted in 76'
LF 19 Matt Todd
SH 20 Willi Heinz Substituted in 79'
IC 21 Ryan Crotty Substituted in 66'
WG 22 James Paterson Substituted in 44'
Coach:
Rob Penney
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WELLINGTON:
FB 15 Apoua Stewart Substituted off 40'
RW 14 David Smith
OC 13 Alapati Leiua
IC 12 Shaun Treeby Substituted off 68'
LW 11 Hosea Gear
FH 10 Piri Weepu
SH 9 Alby Mathewson
N8 8 Mathew Luamanu Substituted off 51'
OF 7 Serge Lilo
BF 6 Victor Vito
LK 5 Daniel Ramsey Substituted off 51'
LK 4 Jacob Ellison (c)
TP 3 Anthony Perenise
HK 2 Ged Robinson Substituted off 51'
LP 1 John Schwalger
Replacements:
HK 16 Dane Coles Substituted in 51'
PR 17 Arden David-Perrot
LK 18 Mark Reddish Substituted in 51'
FL 19 Scott Fuglistaller Substituted in 51'
FB 20 Fa'atonu Fili Substituted in 40'
MF 21 Daniel Kirkpatrick
IC 22 Robert Fruean Substituted in 68'
Coach:
Jamie Joseph

Assistant referees:
Jonathan White
Chris Pollock
Television Match Official:
Keith Brown

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Munro to control Air NZ Cup final". Stuff.co.nz. 27 October 2009. Retrieved 14 September 2011. 
  2. ^ "Domestic competitions framework to change", allblacks.com, 29 May 2009. Retrieved on 1 November 2009.