Crusaders claim dominant win over Highlanders - News Summed Up

Crusaders claim dominant win over Highlanders


Cullen Grace of the Crusaders charges forward during the round four Super Rugby match between the Crusaders and Highlanders. Photo: Getty ImagesThe Crusaders have survived a Highlanders comeback on a weekend of celebration for the red and blacks which could have been spoiled by the visitors in Christchurch. This was the Highlanders' second defeat in three matches, while the Crusaders have dropped one – to the Chiefs – in four. Prior to Havili's try the Highlanders' comeback was led by halfback Aaron Smith, the Highlanders' most dangerous attacking weapon when he decided to put his boot away and back himself or the unmarked teammate next to him. It was some turnaround because until halftime it was all the Crusaders, although they were assisted by some substandard defending.


Source: Otago Daily Times February 21, 2020 08:08 UTC



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