Look back at extended highlights from the first-ever Super 12 final between the Blues and Sharks at Eden Park in Auckland.
Check out Percy Montgomery’s opportunistic try against the All Blacks during the 1997 Tri-Nations series, when the former Springbok fullback – playing at outside centre on the day – sent up a high ball before regathering from a fortuitous bounce to score.
Following a dominant lineout drive from the forward pack – and a powerful carry from Os du Randt – former Springbok flank Ruben Kruger finished off a well-executed team try against the All Blacks during the 1997 Tri-Nations series.
Following a textbook tackle from Joost van der Westhuizen on All Blacks fullback Christian Cullen, former Springbok captain Gary Teichmann pounced to score an opportunistic try at Eden Park in 1997.
The Lions suffered their third consecutive defeat on their Australasian tour after going down 43-10 to the Blues at Eden Park.
Flyhalf Richie Mo’unga will return to the Crusaders’ starting lineup when they clash with the Blues at Eden Park on Friday.