4 Feb 2012

Wins for Crusaders and Highlanders in pre-season

7:00 am on 4 February 2012

The Crusaders have thrashed the Highlanders 47-19 in a Super Rugby pre-season game in Greymouth.

Midfielder Ryan Crotty got a hat-trick as the Crusaders ran in seven tries to three at Rugby Park.

Across the Tasman the Chiefs scored six tries as they beat the Rebels 36-0 in Melbourne.