Rugby: Blues’ hopes dashed by another Crusaders comeback

Rugby: Blues' hopes dashed by another Crusaders comeback The Canterbury Crusaders continued their series of great escapes with a comeback win over the Auckland Blues in their Super Rugby match in Christchurch on Friday. Trailing 21-5 at half-time, the Crusaders’ forwards lifted their work-rate and late tries

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Crusaders launch another spectacular comeback to stun Blues 33-24

It’s no longer foolish to ask if spectacular comebacks are all part of the Crusaders’ game plan – not after their heart-thumping 33-24 win over the Blues on Friday night. It certainly seems to be the case doesn’t it? At AMI Stadium they proved to once

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Blues hope to break losing streak against Crusaders

The Blues will hope to make up ground on the Crusaders when they travel to Christchurch tonight in Super Rugby. Tana Umaga’s side are not bottom of the New Zealand Conference – that surprisingly belongs to the Highlanders – but after the way they tore …

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Crusaders’ Super comeback to beat Blues

The Crusaders have pulled a win from the Super Rugby fire for the third successive match, downing the Blues 33-24 in Christchurch to maintain their unbeaten start to the season. Down 21-5 at the break, the Crusaders relied on their trademark set-piece …

The Australian

Blues can’t shake off Crusaders

The Blues might have dominated the first half but it wasn’t enough to keep the Crusaders at bay tonight in Christchurch. The Blues were up 21-5 at halftime and 24-5 with half an hour left, but for the third week in a row the Crusaders have pulled it

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Crusaders make another great escape against Blues

March 17 (Reuters) – The Canterbury Crusaders continued their series of great escapes with a 33-24 comeback win over the Auckland Blues in their Super Rugby match in Christchurch on Friday.

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Video live updates: Crusaders vs Blues – Super Rugby

That was some game of rugby folks. the Blues look shellshocked as the Highlanders and Reds did before them. The Crusaders were so clinical in the first half but very very poor in the first 40. It wasn’t like the Blues stopped playing rugby but the

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Rugby: Blues’ hopes dashed by another Crusaders comeback

Mitch Hunt was the Crusaders’ match-winner for the second straight week. Photo / photosport.nz. A lot of the talk before this match between two old rivals was about the apparent curse of the Blues No10 jersey. Instead, it was another incredible

New Zealand Herald

Live updates: Rebels v Chiefs

Welcome to 1 NEWS NOW’s live coverage of tonight’s Super Rugby clash between the Rebels and Chiefs in Melbourne. Injuries to Ben Smith, Israel Dagg and Nehe Milner-Skudder have left McKenzie at. Source: 1 NEWS. 17 mins: REBELS 0 CHIEFS 0.

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Crusaders vs Blues: Super Rugby live scores, blog

The Blues travel to Christchurch to play the Crusaders in this Round 4 match from New Zealand. Join The Roar from 5:35pm (AEDT) for all the action. Last week, the Blues suffered a disappointing loss at home to the Highlanders, while the Crusaders

The Roar

Mataele hopes to follow in his uncle Seta Tamanivalu’s footsteps

Crusaders new recruit Manasa Mataele is hoping to follow his uncle’s footsteps when he dons the Crusaders jersey tonight. Mataele who is the nephew of Crusaders centre Seta Tamanivalu will be playing at wing against the Blues. The Crusaders beat the …

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Live updates: Blues desperate to get back to winning ways against Crusaders in Christchurch

Welcome to 1 NEWS NOW’s live coverage of tonight’s Super Rugby match between the Crusaders and the Blues in Christchurch. Blues’ back five Piers Francis looks to evade Chiefs’ first five Aaron Cruden during. Blues’ back five Piers Francis looks to

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Crusaders rally to beat Blues 33-24 in Super Rugby

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) The Christchurch-based Crusaders pulled off a miraculous comeback for the third-straight week to beat the Auckland-based Blues 33-24 Friday and stay unbeaten after four rounds of Super Rugby. After coming from 21 …

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SUPER RUGBY ROUND 4 PREVIEW

The Storyline: The Crusaders are renowned for starting the season slow but have kicked off 2017 with a 3-0 start. The Blues are having an identity crisis and have axed their flyhalf Ihaia West for Piers Francis for some more stability in the playmaker

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Recap: Crusaders v Blues – Super Rugby round four

Tana Umaga looks to his back-up No 10 to take on the men in red in Christchurch. Ad Feedback. Bryn Hall of the Crusaders attempts to make a break against his old team. GETTY IMAGES. Bryn Hall of the Crusaders attempts to make a break against his old …

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Red and blacks overcome the Blues

The Crusaders have mounted a second half comeback to beat the Blues 33-24 in their Super rugby match in Christchurch. The Blues led 21-5 at halftime but couldn’t maintain the momentum as the Crusaders roared back in the second spell. The result means …

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