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Weekend Argus (Saturday Edition) - - SPORT -

ALL BLACK cap­tain Kieran Read scored two tries and fly­half Dan Carter kicked 18 points, sur­pass­ing 1 500 points in Su­per Rugby, as the Cru­saders took a vi­tal bonus point from a con­vinc­ing win over de­fend­ing cham­pi­ons the Chiefs yes­ter­day.

The Cru­saders’s win, and the five cham­pi­onship points they took from a piv­otal match, sealed their bid for a play­offs place and kept alive their chal­lenge to the Chiefs’ first place in the New Zealand con­fer­ence.

The Hamil­ton- based Chiefs started the match 10 points ahead of the Cru­saders with two reg­u­lar sea-

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