Canes and Rebels sneak home

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Updated: March 23, 2012

The Melbourne Rebels finally broke their 12-game losing streak as they survived a late comeback against the Western Force to sneak home 30-29 in Melbourne Friday.

In the days other game a spectacular last-move try, which was reminiscent of the one scored by the Cheetahs just a few days earlier, clinched the Hurricanes an important 26-25 win over the Blues to place the seal on a thrilling Kiwi Vodacom Super Rugby derby at Eden Park in Auckland