Recap: Crusaders v Chiefs, Super Rugby Pacific round 6 updates

The Crusaders led from start to finish to beat the Chiefs 37-26 in Christchurch

Read the full match report here: Crusaders rediscover winning form with 11-point win over Chiefs

The Super Rugby Pacific try-fest was the Crusaders’ first win of the season.

With eight points separating the teams on the scoreboard in the tense final 10 minutes, the Crusaders converted a late penalty to rediscover their winning form.

Veteran Johnny McNicholl scored two of their five tries.

Heading into the clash in Christchurch the defending champions had lost five straight games.

Here’s how it all went down with RNZ’s liveblog:

Team lists:

Crusaders: George Bower, George Bell, Fletcher Newell, Quinten Strange, Jamie Hannah, Corey Kellow, Tom Christie, Cullen Grace, Mitch Drummond, Riley Hohepa, Johnny McNicholl, Dallas McLeod, Levi Aumua, Sevu Reece, Chay Fihaki

Bench: James Mullan, Kershawl Sykes-Martin, Owen Franks, Dominic Gardiner, Fletcher Anderson, Noah Hotham, Rivez Reihana, Macca Springer

Chiefs: Aidan Ross, Samisoni Taukei’aho, George Dyer, Manaaki Selby-Rickit, Josh Lord, Naitoa Ah Kuoi, Kaylum Boshier, Luke Jacobson (c), Xavier Roe, Josh Jacomb, Etene Nanai Seturo, Quinn Tupaea, Anton Lienert-Brown, Emoni Narawa, Shaun Stevenson

Bench: Bradley Slater, Jared Proffit, Reuben O’Neill, Jimmy Tupou, Simon Parker, Cortez Ratima, Josh Ioane, Daniel Rona

According to the news on Radio New Zealand

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