Matt Faddes pounces on loose ball, scores runaway try in Highlanders' win over Crusaders




The Highlanders have defeated defending Super Rugby champs the Crusaders 42-26 in their last pre-season match in Waimumu today.

The Crusaders went down 42-26 in their final pre-season match against the Highlanders in Waimumu.
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The Highlanders led at the break 28-19 over the Crusaders.

Matt Faddes scored the opening try of the match, pouncing on a loose ball and raced away to score under the posts against the Crusaders.

He scored a hat-trick in the first half for the Highlanders.

The Highlanders take on the Blues next Friday at Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin in their season opener.

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