Commentary Box: Golden Point takes centre stage in Super Rugby Aotearoa

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Mon, 12 Apr 2021, 8:45AM
The Crusaders celebrate David Havili's winning drop goal. Photo / Photosport
The Crusaders celebrate David Havili's winning drop goal. Photo / Photosport

Commentary Box: Golden Point takes centre stage in Super Rugby Aotearoa

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Mon, 12 Apr 2021, 8:45AM

For the second match in succession Super Rugby Aotearoa needed golden point extra time to find a victor.

The Crusaders, thanks to David Havili's clutch drop goal, prevailed over the Hurricanes in Wellington on Sunday afternoon but the win came at a cost, and will do little to damper the sense Scott Robertson's men have quickly come back to the pack.

One night after Damian McKenzie nailed a penalty to snatch victory for the Chiefs in Dunedin in extra time, the bottom of the table Hurricanes pushed the Crusaders to the brink to reveal more cracks in the defending champion's armour.

Listen above as Andrew Saville and Guy Heveldt discuss the weekend's sporting news with Mike Hosking