In the teams' first meeting in Brisbane since the 2011 title-decider, the Reds edged the Crusaders 17-16 in a tight first half but shipped five tries after the break as the seven-times champions ran riot.
Wingers Nemani Nadolo and Johnny McNicholl each scored a brace of tries, with prop Wyatt Crockett and number eight Luke Whitelock also touching down as the Crusaders won a fifth game in a row to cement their place in the top six.
The 2011 champion Reds scored four tries to cadge a bonus point from the match but were belted across the ground and remain bottom of the Australia conference. (Compiled by Ian Ransom; Editing by John O'Brien)
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- Nemani Nadolo
- Johnny McNicholl
- Wyatt Crockett