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Kiwi teams keep winning in Super Rugby

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) From hail-lashed Christchurch to subtropical Brisbane, New Zealand teams continued to stack up wins in Super Rugby as only the beleaguered Blues lost in the weekend's 10th round.

The defending champion Crusaders veered off course during a blinding hailstorm in Christchurch, then found their way when the storm passed to beat Japan's Sunwolves 33-11. The Hamilton-based Chiefs overwhelmed the Queensland Reds 36-12 in Brisbane, extending to 36 matches the winning streak of New Zealand teams over Australian rivals.

And the Dunedin-based Highlanders beat the Blues 34-16 in Auckland to lengthen the Blues' losing streak against New Zealand teams to 15 matches and almost 2 1-2 years.

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