The Week to August 4

All Day And Night I Dream About Sports

RUGBY UNION

The big news from the weekend was the NSW Waratahs winning their first title in 19 years of Super Rugby, overcoming their bogey team, the Crusaders, in front of a record crowd of nearly 62,000 at ANZ Stadium. The one-point victory was only sealed in the final minute, with huge celebrations erupting at the final whistle.

The Waratahs celebrate winning the 2014 Super Rugby competition

The Waratahs started the match in superb fashion, racing to a 14-0 lead in just 14 minutes thanks to three penalties to Bernard Foley and a try to Adam Ashley-Cooper. The Crusaders soon hit back through a converted try, and following two penalty goals to both sides, the Waratahs held a 20-13 halftime advantage. The deficit was very quickly erased, as Nemani Nadolo crossed three minutes after the break to lock up the scores at 20-all, and when Colin Slade kicked a penalty to put…

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