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Warren Gatland's son was involved in this crazy finish in New Zealand this morning

Neither side came away with the win, but not for the want of trying in a frenetic four minutes after the hooter.

Source: The Tight Five Rugby Union/YouTube

NORTH HARBOUR AND Tasman had already shared six tries and 54 points evenly when the clock turned red in their Mitre 10 Cup clash in Albany, north of Auckland, this morning.

But far from settling for a draw, the sides persisted to trade blows for a frenzied 4.45 after the hooter; a period  containing 23 phases, four turnovers and a long-range penalty cracking back off the post.

Out-half Bryn Gatland, the 21-year-old son of Lions coach Warren, was at the heart of North Harbour’s late threat, though his opposite number Marty Banks was inches away from sneaking victory for Tasman.

Source: All Blacks/YouTube

The final shoot-out between the sides reminds us of the epic 2013 to-and-fro between the Highlanders and Chiefs in Dunedin, just without a try to cap it off.

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