• Crusaders beat Chiefs, Brumbies top Sunwolves in Super Rugby

    3 monthes ago - By National Post

    CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand - The Christchurch-based Crusaders made a scratchy start to the defence of their Super Rugby title on Saturday, weathering two yellow cards and relying on a disputed penalty try and two late intercepts to beat the Hamilton-based Chiefs 45-23.
    The Chiefs led 20-19, against the run of play, after 56 minutes before the Crusaders began a concerted rally with a try to captain Sam Whitelock.
    Earlier, the ACT Brumbies rallied from 19-8 down in the first half to beat the Japan-based Sunwolves 32-25 in Tokyo.
    A penalty try and yellow card awarded against the Chiefs in the...
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