Scott Robertson rues key injuries during Crusaders' costly win over Waratahs

Scott Robertson rues key injuries during Crusaders' costly win over Waratahs

By Naveel Krishant
Sunday 28/05/2023
Crusaders coach Scott Robertson

Crusaders coach Scott Robertson's celebrations have been understandably muted, after his team's straightforward win over the Waratahs at Christchurch.

The defending champions were scarcely troubled, running in six tries to three to bank another bonus point in a 42-18 win and consolidate second place in the Super Rugby Pacific standings.

Injuries to two key players - All Blacks midfielder David Havili and No.8 Cullen Grace - ensured a more sombre tone than you'd typically see at a post-win Robertson presser, as the Crusaders injury crisis threatens to deepen just two weeks out from the playoffs.

Both players will need to undergo scans to determine the severity of their injuries, but initial assessments don't seem encouraging.

Source: Newshub

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