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Super Rugby Final – Reds 18, Crusaders 13 (Final)

Ah, Crusaders! You ended up on the wrong side of this one. The home field advantage was a huge boost to the Reds. Even though the Crusaders came up short, it was a final well worth staying up all night … Continue reading

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Super Rugby Final – Reds 18, Crusaders 13 (66′)

A breakaway run for the Reds takes them to the lead for the third time tonight…err this morning. Will Genia bursts through from 65 meters out and no one will stop him. Pure speed and smart running led him to … Continue reading

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Super Rugby Finals – Reds 13, Crusaders 13 (49′ & 56′)

Now this is more of what we expected. The Reds take the lead in the 49th minute on a try by Digby Ioane and Quade Cooper put the conversion through to make it 13-10. Not long after, the Reds concede … Continue reading

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Super Rugby Final – Reds 6, Crusaders 10 (49′)

Dan Carter puts through his first penalty kick of the game and the Crusaders extend their lead in the second half. The Reds had come out strong early, but have had some turnovers keep them from crossing the tryline. Another … Continue reading

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Super Rugby Final – Reds 6, Crusaders 7 (Halftime)

What a first half!! Very close game. Great crowd filling the stadium. We could be in for an epic finish for the 2011 Super Rugby Final. Missed tackles and missed opportunities plagued the Crusaders first half. The Reds just haven’t … Continue reading

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Super Rugby Final – Reds 6, Crusaders 7 (37′)

No one scores for over 30 minutes in this match and now the flood gates have opened. Quade Cooper puts through another penalty and draws the Reds within one. A close match may be exciting to watch, but my guess … Continue reading

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Super Rugby Final – Reds 3, Crusaders 7 (34′)

Crusaders take the lead!! What a kick by Dan Carter. He completely makes up for the missed penalty earlier. Carter makes it a full seven with the conversion. Now, can they continue their stifling play and eliminate the penalties that … Continue reading

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Super Rugby Final – Reds 3, Crusaders 0 (31′)

The tie is broken as Quade Cooper puts a penalty through. Truly can’t believe this is the first scoring of the match. It’s been very back-and-forth so far. Crusaders will have to respond quickly before the half.

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Super Rugby Final – 20+ Minutes In

Well, the Crusaders have started to settle down and look like a very solid team, but its still all zeros on the board. A team that is fighting fatigue can’t continue to get close and not see any results. It … Continue reading

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Super Rugby Final – Reds 0, Crusaders 0

Dan “The Man” Carter, as he was referred to before the kick, misses the uprights left. The Crusaders can’t miss opportunities like that. A lead at halftime would be a big edge for the Crusaders. They continue to press after … Continue reading

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