Hoskins Sotutu of the Blues is tackled by David Havili of the Crusaders during the Super Rugby Pacific match in Christchurch.
Crusaders 23 Blues 27
Crusaders – Jordan & Reece 2 tries, Mo’unga conversion & 2 penalties
Blues – Christie, Eklund & Papalii tries, Perofeta penalty & 2 conversions, Barrett conversion & penalty
40th minute – Crusaders win the lineout and maul into the 22. Taylor charges off the back… the siren sounds, as the ball shifts right to Havili.
Jordan offloads, but Crusaders spill the ball and Beauden finds touch. Blues win, Blues win!
And isn’t Leon MacDonald happy!
39th minute – Pressure still on the Blues lineout just five metres out. Riccitelli throws long and Choat has it beside the posts.
Beauden clears from the in-goal and Crusaders lineout just outside the 22.