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Chiefs secure Super Rugby Pacific top seeding with win over Brumbies

Chiefs secure Super Rugby Pacific top seeding with win over Brumbies

By Naveel Krishant
Sunday 28/05/2023
[Photo: Getty Image]

The Chiefs have locked in top spot on the Shop N Save Super Rugby Pacific ladder with one round of the regular season still remaining, after a 31-21 win over the Brumbies in Canberra.

In freezing conditions in the Australian capital, Clayton McMillan’s men turned up the heat with a stout defensive display against a fellow top-four outfit, to seal that coveted No 1 berth and guarantee themselves home advantage through the playoffs.

Up against the much-vaunted Brumbies big men, the Chiefs’ pack rolled the sleeves up to nullify them to good effect, and while the likes of big guns Samisoni Taukei’aho, Brodie Retallick and Sam Cane were key, Luke Jacobson stole the show with a splendid display.

[Source: Stuff.co]

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