1 May 2011

Hurricanes come home with Cruden kick at the death

5:02 am on 1 May 2011

A last minute penalty kick by Aaron Cruden's given the Hurricanes a 28-26 victory over the Queensland Reds in their Super Rugby match in Wellington.

The Hurricanes scored four tries to the Reds' three and led 22-5 at half-time.

The Chiefs threw away a seven-point half-time lead to lose 43-27 to the Bulls of South Africa in Pretoria.

The Crusaders beat the Western Force 42-30 in Perth while the New South Wales Waratahs kept their playoff hopes alive with a 28-9 home win over the Melbourne Rebels.