Sunday, April 16, 2017
The Crusaders got round 8 of Super Rugby off to a flying start, knocking up 50 against the Sunwolves despite playing on an extremely wet surface in Christchurch. That was today's only game, with more to come tomorrow, with highlights updated here when available.
*First posted on Friday. All highlights now up to date below
BULLS vs JAGUARES
The Bulls picked up only their second victory of 2017 on Saturday as they got the better of the Jaguares, winning 26-13 at Loftus Versfeld.
STORMERS vs LIONS
The Lions earned a hard-fought 16-29 victory over the Stormers at Newlands on Saturday.
CHEETAHS vs CHIEFS
A blistering comeback from the Chiefs ensured they emerged 41-27 victors over the Cheetahs in Bloemfontein on Saturday.
MELBOURNE REBELS vs BRUMBIES
The Rebels claimed their first Super Rugby win of the season when they beat the Brumbies 19-17 in Melbourne on Saturday.
BLUES vs HURRICANES
A late try from Mark Abbott secured a 28-24 win for the Hurricanes over the Blues in a thrilling contest in Auckland on Saturday.
REDS vs SOUTHERN KINGS
The Reds got their campaign back on track when they claimed a deserved 47-34 victory over the Kings in Brisbane on Saturday.
CRUSADERS vs SUNWOLVES
The Crusaders made it seven wins from seven in 2017 when they cruised to a deserved eight-try 50-3 victory over the Sunwolves in a soaked Christchurch.
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