21 Apr 2014 at 5:00a.m.

Plays of the week

Catch up with all the sporting plays of the last week. Read the article >

  • A game of inches. A late goal squeaks past keeper Vito Mannone as Sunderland drop three unexpected points in a 2-2 draw at Manchester City (Reuters)

  • ...but a few days later they get the result. And a big one at that! Sunderland rock Chelsea winning 2-1 at Stamford Bridge (AAP)

  • The Canes players celebrate a convincing 39-20 win over the Blues. The Aucklanders lead 17-13 at halftime, but the Hurricanes players exploded in the second forty (Photosport)

  • Gareth Bale flashes his pace as he scores the winning goal in the Spanish Cup over rivals Barcelona (Reuters)

  • The Crusaders celebrates beating the Chiefs in a 18-17 nailbitter thanks to...

  • Colin Slade! Who was sporting quite the knick to his ear. Slade kicked all 18 points in the win

  • Taking it to the champs! The St Louis Blues go up 2-0 (in the best of 7 series) on the defending NHL champ Chicago Blackhawks (AAP)

  • A bridge to far. The Warriors showed glimpses, but the story was similar as they fell away late losing 20-10 to the Dragons (Photosport)

  • Anyones ball! Golden State Warriors take a surprise 1-0 series lead (best of 7 again) over the Los Angeles Clippers. This will be some series! (Reuters)

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