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    Crusaders roll into playoffs

    2013-07-12 11:31
    Garrin Lambley - Sport24 Editor
    Cape Town - The Crusaders will head into the Super Rugby playoffs on a high after beating the Hurricanes in a tense all-New Zealand derby in Christchurch on Friday.

    The Crusaders won 25-17 after leading 13-5 at half-time.

    The Crusaders scored three tries through wings Zac Guildford and Tom Marshall, and scrumhalf Andy Ellis. Flyhalf Dan Carter was on target with two conversions and two penalties.

    The Hurricanes replied with tries by No 8 Victor Vito, flank Brad Shields and wing Julian Savea. Replacement Andre Taylor added a conversion.

    The Crusaders picked up four points for their victory, to finish second in the New Zealand Conference. They remained fourth in the Overall standings.

    The Hurricanes left empty-handed and stayed fourth and 11th in the NZ Conference and Overall log, respectively.

    Teams:

    Crusaders:


    15 Israel Dagg, 14 Tom Marshall, 13 Ryan Crotty, 12 Tom Taylor, 11 Zac Guildford, 10 Dan Carter, 9 Andy Ellis, 8 Kieran Read (captain), 7 Matt Todd, 6 George Whitelock, 5 Sam Whitelock, 4 Tom Donnelly, 3 Owen Franks, 2 Corey Flynn, 1 Wyatt Crockett

    Substitutes: 16 Ben Funnell, 17 Joe Moody, 18 Jimmy Tupou, 19 Luke Whitelock, 20 Willie Heinz, 21 Telusa Veainu, 22 Tyler Bleyendaal

    Hurricanes:

    15 James Marshall, 14 Matt Proctor, 13 Conrad Smith (captain), 12 Reynold Lee-Lo, 11 Julian Savea, 10 Beauden Barrett, 9 TJ Perenara, 8 Victor Vito, 7 Brad Shields, 6 Karl Lowe, 5 James Broadhurst, 4 Jeremy Thrush, 3 Ben May, 2 Ash Dixon, 1 Ben Franks

    Substitutes: 16 John Schwalger, 17 Reggie Goodes, 18 Blade Thomson, 19 Faifili Levave, 20 Chris Smylie, 21 Ope Peleseuma, 22 André Taylor
     

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