Super Rugby Trans Tasman Wrap-up

Super Rugby Trans Tasman Wrap-up

The New Zealand outfits enjoyed another clean sweep of their Australian opposition in Round 2 of Super Rugby Trans Tasman. 

The first fixture kicked off in Wellington where the Hurricanes hosted the Rebels. The men in yellow dominated the visitors – the final whistle sounding with the score at 35-13. 

The second game took place in Perth where the Highlanders beat the Force with 10 points (25-15). 

The Blues continued their high scoring form with a 48-21 victory over the Waratahs in Auckland – an effort which saw them maintain their spot on top of the log. 

The Chiefs put a surprisingly high score on the Brumbies (40-19) after it was expected that the Super Rugby AU runners-up might steal a victory after their impressive showing against the Crusaders in Round 1. 

Finally, the Crusaders turned the screws on the Reds with a 63-28 victory in Brisbane. It was not altogether unexpected that Scott Robertson’s charges would bounce back with a vengeance after being run very close by the Brumbies in Round 1, and the Reds felt the full force of their might.  


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