JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The Crusaders beat the Lions 25-17 at Ellis Park in Johannesburg on Saturday to claim a record-extending eighth Super Rugby title.

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Crusaders 25 (Seta Tamanivalu, Jack Goodhue, Kieran Read tries; Richie Mo'unga 2 conversions, 2 penalties), Lions 17 (Malcolm Marx, Corne Fourie tries; Elton Jantjies 2 conversions, penalty). HT: 15-3.