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Joint Super 12 Favourites

Previous winners the Brumbies and the Crusaders are the $2.50 joint favourites with the New Zealand TAB to win the Super 12 rugby title.

In a thrilling contest at the weekend, the Crusaders beat their chief rivals by one point at Jade Stadium, a result that could be significant for hometown advantage in the finals.

The top four in TAB favouritism is rounded out by the Waratahs and the Blues. The Waratahs, who are at $6.50, were beaten last weekend by the Blues, who are paying $8.00.

Drifting in the market are the Highlanders, beaten last week by the Chiefs, and the Reds, downed by the Hurricanes.

The full Super 12 market with opening prices in brackets is:

Brumbies $2.50 ($3.50)
Crusaders $2.50 ($6.00)
Waratahs $6.50 ($9.00)
Blues $8.00 ($9.00)
Highlanders $12.00 ($13.00)
Reds $18.00 ($9.00)
Hurricanes $20.00 ($18.00)
Chiefs $125.00 ($18.00)
Stormers $150.00 ($13.00)
Sharks $250.00 ($7.00)
Cats $500.00 ($13.00)
Bulls $1,000.00 ($150.00)


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