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Chiefs score try of the season contender straight from restart

BY Shaywaterworth  ·  Saturday May 11, 2019

Chiefs scrum half Brad Weber finished off one of the greatest tries of the Super Rugby season against the Sharks in Hamilton in round 13.

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The try came straight from a Sharks restart in the 70th minute with the Chiefs trailing by a single point.

The ball landed in the arms of full back Solomon Alaimalo and without taking a single step, Alaimalo gave a gentle pop pass to replacement outside back Alex Nankivell, who had just joined the game off the bench.

With his first touch of the ball, Nankivell made a clean break down the left hand side of the pitch and game a long inside pass back to Alaimalo.

The full back then stepped the Sharks fly half and headed for the try line, before offloading in style to Weber to score his second try of the game and seal a 29-23 win for the home side.

The Chiefs are now off the bottom of the New Zealand conference with this win and full match highlights are available below:

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