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WATCH: Mo'unga's genius restart which totally ridiculed the Blues defence

WATCH: Mo'unga's genius restart which totally ridiculed the Blues defence

Crusaders fly half Richie Mo’unga produced a stellar performance against the Blues in Saturday’s heavyweight clash in Super Rugby Aotearoa highlighted by a moment of magic in the second half.

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The 26-year-old is probably a step closer to cementing his role as starting 10 for the All Blacks ahead of Beauden Barrett and he single handedly swung the momentum of Saturday’s match with a wonderful restart midway through the second half.

Following Rieko Ioane’s try for the Blues on 54 minutes, Mo’unga took a sneaky restart which he regathered and then beat four defenders to take the Crusaders within 10 metres of the Blues try line.

 

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From that point the home side got the crowd behind them and went on to score a further 17 points in the final quarter and beat the Blues 26-15. Full match highlights are available below:

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Mo’unga has represented the All Blacks 17 times since making his debut in 2017 and is arguably enjoying the form of his career.

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