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Do-or-die suits Chiefs well

Knowing they faced a one-off chance proved a powerful incentive for the Chiefs in their 20-17 win over the Crusaders to qualify for their second Investec Super Rugby final next weekend.
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McCaw: Hunger got Chiefs home

Crusaders captain Richie McCaw was pained by missing out on next week's Investec Super Rugby final but acknowledged the greater hunger of the Chiefs had been behind their success in Hamilton on Friday night.
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Chiefs seal final berth in Hamilton thriller

An outstanding defensive display by the Chiefs gave them a 20-17 Super Rugby semi-final win over the Crusaders at Hamilton's Waikato Stadium on Friday night.
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Chiefs get handy half-time lead over Crusaders

A much more determined Chiefs pack took the game to the Crusaders in their Investec Super Rugby play-off semi-final in Hamilton on Friday night and they had a deserved 17-11 lead at half-time.
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Preview: Chiefs v Crusaders

The first leg of two that will determine who the participants will be in a New Zealand v South Africa Investec Super Rugby final pits two sides who shared the round-robin meetings against each other, and both those matches were decided by a single score.
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Franks ready for scrum battle

Crusaders prop Ben Franks was on the receiving end of a scrum dusting by the Chiefs when they first clashed in March then helped bully the Chiefs scrum in their rematch three weeks ago.
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