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SYDNEY (Reuters) - The New South Wales Waratahs virtually ended Canterbury Crusaders' proud playoff run by beating the New Zealanders 32-22 on Saturday in a pulsating repeat of last year's Super Rugby...

Sun, 24 May 2015 09:59:58 +1200
Waratahs beat Crusaders in thriller (NZ Newswire) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/rugby/news/article/-/28203075

NSW Waratahs have moved to first place in Super Rugby's Australian conference with a 32-22 bonus-point home win over the Crusaders.

Sun, 24 May 2015 09:53:18 +1200
Waratahs beat Crusaders in thriller (AAP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/rugby/news/article/-/28203074

NSW Waratahs have moved to first place in Super Rugby's Australian conference with a 32-22 bonus-point home win over the Crusaders.

Sun, 24 May 2015 09:52:08 +1200
Neither the Blues nor the weather enough to stop 'Canes (Newstalk ZB) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/rugby/news/article/-/28202914

The Hurricanes have prevailed with ease in horrendous weather conditions against the Blues at Eden Park.

Sun, 24 May 2015 08:07:46 +1200
Neither the Blues nor the weather enough to stop 'Canes (Newstalk ZB) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/rugby/news/article/-/28202913

The Hurricanes have prevailed with ease in horrendous weather conditions against the Blues at Eden Park.

Sun, 24 May 2015 08:07:36 +1200
Nonu celebrates milestone as Hurricanes make playoffs (Reuters) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/rugby/news/article/-/28202860

Ma'a Nonu celebrated joining mentor Tana Umaga as having played the most games for the Wellington Hurricanes as his side qualified for the Super Rugby playoffs for the first time ...

Sun, 24 May 2015 07:45:51 +1200
Hurricanes beat Blues to maintain momentum (NZ Newswire) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/rugby/news/article/-/28202839

Super Rugby front-runners the Hurricanes have dominated in wet conditions to secure a 29-5 bonus-point win over the Blues at Eden Park.

Sun, 24 May 2015 07:33:32 +1200
Hurricanes beat Blues to maintain momentum (AAP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/rugby/news/article/-/28202838

Super Rugby front-runners the Hurricanes have dominated in wet conditions to secure a 29-5 bonus-point win over the Blues at Eden Park.

Sun, 24 May 2015 07:33:09 +1200
Canada, Australia grab Olympic sevens spots (Reuters) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/rugby/news/article/-/28202131

Australia and Canada have qualified for the women's rugby sevens tournament at the 2016 Rio Olympics after making the quarter-finals at the Amsterdam tournament in the world sevens series....

Sun, 24 May 2015 03:03:22 +1200
Reds' loss not O'Connor's fault (AAP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/rugby/news/article/-/28200301

Queensland Reds coach Richard Graham said James O'Connor's late howler was just one of many mistakes that cost them victory over the Sharks on Friday.

Sun, 24 May 2015 00:51:03 +1200