The Crusaders and Chiefs got round 13 of Super Rugby off to an exciting start with a unique fixture played in Suva, Fiji. The Crusaders won the match, extending their winning streak to 12 matches, despite it being a close game. Highlights below, with more as the weekend progresses.
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WARATAHS vs MELBOURNE REBELS
The Waratahs moved up to second spot in the Australian Conference after they beat the Rebels 50-23 at Allianz Stadium.
SOUTHERN KINGS vs BRUMBIES
The Brumbies were made to work hard to secure a 19-10 win over the Kings in Port Elizabeth and the first victory by an Australian side in South Africa this year.
LIONS vs BULLS
The Lions made a statement of intent when they beat the Bulls 51-14 in their South African derby at Ellis Park in Johannesburg on Saturday.
SUNWOLVES vs SHARKS
The Sharks bounced back from last week’s shock defeat to the Kings with a 38-17 win over the Sunwolves in Singapore in round 13 – thanks to three tries in the last 10 minutes.
FORCE vs HIGHLANDERS
The Highlanders recorded the biggest ever win in their Super Rugby history with 55-6 victory over the Force in Perth.
HURRICANES vs CHEETAHS
Hat-trick hero Vince Aso broke Tana Umaga’s try-scoring record as the Hurricanes claimed a 61-7 victory over the Cheetahs in Wellington.
STORMERS vs BLUES
The Stormers ended their four-match winless run when they claimed a hard-fought 30-22 victory over the Blues in Cape Town on Friday.
CHIEFS vs CRUSADERS
Despite being outscored four tries to three the Crusaders made it 12 wins in a row with a hard fought 31-24 victory over the Chiefs at ANZ National Stadium in Suva, Fiji.