Friday, March 24, 2017
Round 5 of Super Rugby kicked off with matches in Christchurch and Melbourne, where we saw one convincing win that featured a bizarre try, and a contest that was truly a game of two halves. Catch up on the highlights below, with more to be added as the weekend goes by.
*Highlights from all matches are now updated below
JAGUARES vs REDS
The Jaguares retained their unbeaten home record when they claimed a 22-8 victory over the Reds in Buenos Aires
CHEETAHS vs SHARKS
The Sharks came out on top in a see-sawing tussle with the Cheetahs on Saturday, scoring four tries in a 38-30 victory in Bloemfontein.
SOUTHERN KINGS vs LIONS
The Lions moved to the top of the South African group after a strong first half in Port Elizabeth propelled them to a 42-19 win over the Kings.
SUNWOLVES vs STORMERS
The Stormers made it four wins out of four in Super Rugby this year after they beat the Sunwolves 44-31 in a thrilling clash in Singapore
BRUMBIES vs HIGHLANDERS
The Highlanders came from 10-0 down to battle past the Brumbies 18-13 in their Super Rugby meeting in Canberra on Saturday.
BLUES vs BULLS
The Blues ended a run of three straight losses as they claimed a 38-14 bonus-point win over the Bulls in North Harbour on Saturday.
MELBOURNE REBELS vs WARATAHS
The Waratahs came back from 25-6 down at half-time to overcome the Rebels 32-25 on the final whistle in a thrilling Super Rugby clash in Melbourne.
CRUSADERS vs FORCE
The Crusaders moved top of the New Zealand Conference as they claimed a 45-17 bonus-point win over the Force in a damp Christchurch
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