Super Rugby: 5 Things We Learned About the Auckland Blues from Friday

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Super Rugby: 5 Things We Learned About the Auckland Blues from Friday
Photo courtesy of my crappy phone camera

Once again the Blues and the Crusaders engaged in an epic war that went down to the wire. After the Blues scored two quick tries through Chris Lowrey and David Raikuna, the Crusaders fought back with a try of their own and some penalties to take the half-time lead.

The result was decided by a missed drop goal attempt in injury time from Piri Weepu, which was partially blocked by Israel Dagg's fingertips (who may have been offside), and was only out by a couple of metres.

I cannot wait until these teams meet again in Week 13.

In last night's 19-18 loss, there were five things about the Blues that stood out...

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