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Richie Mo'unga kicks the Crusaders to last-gasp victory over Western Force

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Peter Grant scored four penalties for the Force but could not prevent defeat.

Peter Grant scored four penalties for the Force but could not prevent defeat.

Peter Grant scored four penalties for the Force but could not prevent defeat.

The Crusaders conjured a late try, converted by Richie Mo'unga, to send the Force spinning to a 20-19 defeat in Perth.

The Australian team plundered a 61st-minute touch down through replacement Ryan Louwrens, who caught the ball after it squirted from the arms of Matt Hodgson in the tackle, to seize a 19-13 lead after Peter Grant had also notched four penalties.

But Super Rugby play-off hopefuls the Crusaders, who scored first-half tries through Mitchell Drummond and Johnny McNicholl, dominated the final 10 minutes and were eventually rewarded when flanker Jordan Taufua crossed in the closing moments with Mo'unga converting.