And what a try it was. Cornal Hendricks is the man to score.
From the scrum Hendricks hit the gap like a freight train before turning Frank Halai inside and out three times over before touching down.
63 MINS - BLUES 30 CHEETAHS 23
Here come the Blues. Three metres out from the Cheetahs line. Luke Braid has a dab, now they go to Nonu.
He goes very close, Blues still have the ball. Kaino has a crack now but no luck.
The ref played a long advantage and comes back for it.
What do the Blues choose? They go with the scrum. Interesting decision.
Just over 15 minutes to go, they back themselves to score here. It would have been a certain three points the way Hickey is kicking, meaning the CHeetahs would have to score twice.
Great decision. Tony Woodcock drives over from very close.
That's the bonus point try too.
Hickey slots the extras. Blues lead 37-23.
65 MINS - BLUES 37 CHEETAHS 23
Benji Marshall comes on for the Blues now. All the stars are out there.
Great running try from the CHeetahs. Hennie Daniller finishes it off but it was the powerful, clever running from Hendricks that made it possible.
Watts converts. Game one, once again.
68 MINS - BLUES 37 CHEETAHS 30
Here come the Cheetahs again. This time it's a well weighted kick into the corner. Pressure on the Blues line out now. The Cheetahs are starting to believe they can do this.
Blues clear the ball and the Cheetahs have possession in their own half. Luatua is quick on the scene and earns the Blues a penalty. Big play there for the Blues.
Hickey lines up a shot at goal from around 40m.
Hickey slots another stunner. He now has 20 points tonight, what a performance.
72 MINS - BLUES 40 CHEETAHS 30
Just seven minutes left here and the Blues have a scrum just inside the Cheetahs half.
Kaino makes good yards inside the Cheetahs half, but the ball was knocked on in the next phase. Cheetahs scrum inside their own half. Clock is ticking for the visitors, just over five minutes to play.
Phoenix getting hammered, Blues look like they will win and Warriors still to come. Any predictions?
Cheetahs with one last roll of the dice now. They have possession 5m out.
But Lodewyk de Jager loses the ball forward. That takes all the pressure off the Blues and should seal the win.
Under three minutes to play now.
Blues had a scrum 10m out but it's a tight head. Cheetahs with a lifeline.
But they have rushed the play and dropped it again. Painful errors from the Cheetahs. Hickey will belt this one downfield.
Just over a minute to play. The Blues will win but it's hardly been convincing.
Into the last minute and the Cheetahs have a lineout on halfway.