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Crusaders grind down Hurricanes to stay unbeaten

Pete Samu of the Crusaders charges forward.

Canterbury captain Matt Todd scored the only try of the match early in the second half as the Crusaders stayed unbeaten after 11 matches with a 20-12 victory over the Wellington Hurricanes in an enthralling Super Rugby encounter on Saturday.

Battered Force go down fighting against Crusaders

CHRISTCHURCH, NEW ZEALAND - MARCH 24: Tetera Faulkner, Tatafu Polota-Nau, Matt Philip and Pek Cowan of the Force (L-R) ...

Western Force coach Dave Wessels says his battered team will be better for the experience after conceding seven tries in a bruising 45-17 loss to the Crusaders in Friday night's Super Rugby clash in Christchurch.

Reds pipped by Crusaders in Super Rugby

Reds team members look on after losing their round-three Super Rugby match against the Crusaders.

The Crusaders have scored their second last-minute comeback in a row, pipping the Queensland Reds at the death with a 22-20 victory in Saturday night's Super Rugby clash.