The sports world was stunned into a brief silence when the giants of Super Rugby, The Crusaders, lost to the Chiefs 25-15. Twitter users were quick to react to David beating Goliath. Some say it was their coach, Warren Gatland, who made the real difference.
The exciting match was typical of New Zealand rugby with the ball moving across both sides of the field. What was untypical was the Chiefs scoring 3 tries against the current champions.
Briefly.co.za learned that the Crusaders only managed to score 2 tries. The Chiefs capitalised on the start of the second half and set the pace for the rest of the match. Ultimately, the Chiefs were able to keep the Crusaders out of the match.
Gatland used to coach Wales and has also led some of the best club teams in the world, his service to rugby has earned him an Order of the British Empire (OBE).
Here is what rugby fans had to say about the match.
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