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Crusaders, Lions win

Monday, March 05, 2018

THE Super Rugby weekend thus far has seen the Chiefs extend their seven-year unbeaten run against the Blues with a 27-21 win at Eden Park on Friday,.

The Reds also scored their first win of the season under new coach Brad Thorn with a dour 18-10 victory over the Brumbies in Brisbane, the Rebels go 2-0 and shoot to the top of the Super Rugby standings after a 37-17 win against an injury-ravaged Sunwolves side in Tokyo and the

Crusaders and Lions win again after the defending champion raced to 26-0 after 18 minutes as they beat the Stormers 45-28 and the Lions also passed 40 points in out-muscling the Bulls in their derby in Super Rugby on Saturday.

The Crusaders weren't seriously in trouble despite the Stormers comeback, and the title-holders continued their unbeaten start to the season to top the New Zealand conference.


Chiefs 27-21 Blues, Reds 18-10 Brumbies, Sunwolves 17-37 Rebels, Crusaders 45-28 Stormers, Sharks 24-24 Waratahs, Bulls 35-49 Lions, Jaguares 9-34 Hurricanes.

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