Chiefs Dominate Reds in Thrilling Super Rugby Pacific Quarterfinal

The Chiefs became the first team to book their place in the 2023 Super Rugby Pacific semi-finals with a decisive 43-21 victory over the Reds in the quarterfinal match played at Hamilton. The star of the show was once again the Chiefs’ All Blacks fly-half Damian McKenzie, whose attacking masterclass and 13-point tally played a key role in the home side’s comprehensive triumph.

The Chiefs Dominate Reds in Super Rugby Pacific Quarterfinal

In a decisive quarterfinal match of the 2023 Super Rugby Pacific season, the Chiefs became the first team to secure a spot in the semi-finals with a convincing 43-21 victory over the Reds at their home ground in Hamilton on Friday.

The star of the show for the Chiefs was once again their All Blacks fly-half Damian McKenzie, who put on an attacking masterclass and finished the match with a personal tally of 13 points, courtesy of five successful conversions and a penalty.

The home side’s other points were scored through tries from:

  • Samisoni Taukei’aho (2)
  • Emoni Narawa
  • Etene Nanai-Seturo
  • Anton Lienert-Brown
  • Bradley Slater

For the Reds, Tate McDermott scored a brace of tries, while Lawson Creighton also crossed the line. Lawson and Tom Lynagh were successful with two conversions for the visitors.

“With this comprehensive victory, the Chiefs have booked their place in the semi-finals of the 2023 Super Rugby Pacific tournament, showcasing their attacking prowess and tactical superiority over the Reds.”

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