Rugby - Crusaders edge out Waratahs

Dan Carter kicked a crucial late penalty and Berrick Barnes missed one after the hooter as the Crusaders kept their impressive Super 15 run against the Waratahs intact with a 23-22 success.

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Rugby - Crusaders edge out Waratahs

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Dan Carter contributed 13 points

The Crusaders made it 11 consecutive wins against the same opponents in a run stretching back to 2004 despite being outscored three tries to two, the boot of Carter proving decisive.

The win took the Crusaders up to eighth in the table, four places above the Waratahs.

Corey Flynn and Matt Todd crossed for the hosts, with Cam Crawford, Peter Betham and Bernard Foley the try-scorers for the Waratahs.

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