Super 15 round up

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Updated: May 6, 2012

The Hurricanes kept the Blues at bay with a comprehensive 35-19 win in the North Island derby in Wellington.

The Vodacom Bulls went to the top of the South African conference with an entertaining, if not always convincing 41-35 win over the Melbourne Rebels at the AAMI Stadium in Melbourn.

The Chiefs returned to the top of the Vodacom Super Rugby table with a clinical 34-21 victory over the Lions in Pukekohe.

A late potentially serious injury blow to in-form flyhalf Christian Lealiifano was the only low point for the Brumbies as they completed a crucial Vodacom Super Rugby victory 23-6 over the Waratahs in Canberra.

Sharks pivot Patrick Lambie scored all 28 points in a superb display to give his team a crucial 28-16 win over the Highlanders at Kings Park.

The Toyota Cheetahs produced another nail-biting performance, but this time were on the right side of the scoreline as they beat the Western Force 17-13 in an ill-tempered match in Bloemfontein.

Crusaders flyhalf Tom Taylor slotted five penalties, two in the final six minutes, to give the seven-times Super Rugby champions a 15-11 victory over the Reds in Christchurch