The Rebels have never played the Crusaders in Super Rugby but they have played each other in Super Rugby warm-up games in the past.
Unbelievably, both Super Rugby warm-up matches have ended with the Crusaders winning 14-19.
We are waiting for the kick-off.
0.00: Kurtley Beale gets proceedings under way as he kicks off for the Rebels at AAMI Park.
1.00: The Rebels are camped inside the Crusaders' 22. They work through over ten phases but are unable to hold on. The Crusaders will have a put-in at the first scrum of the game, just 15m from their own.
3.00: The Rebels begin to string together phases inside Crusaders territory but Beale throws a forward pass.
5.00: The Rebels gain momentum off the back of a lineout inside the Crusaders' 22. The Melbourne side have dominated possession and territory statistics from the start.
6.00: The Rebels are pinged at a maul and the Crusaders put in a solid defensive scrum.
9.00: The Rebels look to run the ball from inside their own half. Beale shows his skill as he runs 15m, drops the ball onto his boot and kicks ahead while keeping a firm eye on the Crusaders defenders. The ball rolls over the try line but Robbie Fruean is able to gather before Beale.
11.00: The Rebels work through several phases to get within 5m of the line. The Crusaders defence stands firm but Nick Phipps is able to dot down for the opening try of the game.
12.00: Beale adds the extras as he bangs over the conversion.
14.00: The Rebels have had 90% possession thus far. They are penalised at scrum time, however, and Tom Taylor will have a kick at goal from 38m out.
15.00: Taylor bangs over the kick to reduce the deficit.
17.00: Rodney Blake is penalised inside Crusaders territory for going off his feet at the breakdown.Taylor kicks for touch.
18.00: The Rebels are penalised at the breakdown. Taylor will line up a kick at posts.
19.00: Taylor slots the kick.
22.00: Ged Robinson makes a strong break for the Rebels. They begin to string together phases inside Crusaders territory as the visitors are penalised for not rolling away. Beale will line up a kick at posts.
24.00: Beale bangs over the kick to extend the Rebels' lead.
26.00: Cooper Vuna is able to brush off several Crusaders defenders as he breaks alongside the touchline and runs 30m to get inside the visitors' 22. Again the Rebels build phases as they edge closer to the line.
28.00: After ten phases, the Rebels relinquish possession after a stray pass sees the Crusaders gather and clear.
29.00: The Crusaders build phases inside the Rebels' half. Tom Marshall runs 20m to get within 5m of the line, before off-loading to Sam Whitelock who scores. The visitors take the lead.
30.00: Taylor converts the try.
32.00: The Rebels are penalised at the breakdown inside their own territory. Taylor lines up a long-range kick from 45m out.
33.00: Taylor's kick sails over, extending the home side's lead.
35.00: The Rebels are penalised at scrum time. Carter kicks for touch to set up a lineout near the home sides' 22.
38.00: The Crusaders string together phases inside the Rebels' 22. They get within 10m of the line but the Rebels affect a turnover. They knock on however, and the Crusaders have a put-in at an attacking scrum 20m from the line.
39.00: The Rebels are penalised on the stroke of half time. Taylor will have another kick at goal.
40.00: Taylor bangs over the kick as the hooter sounds.
The half time score was Rebels 10 Crusaders 19.
40.00: Carter gets the second half under way as he kicks off for the Crusaders.
42.00: The Rebels work through several phases inside the Crusaders' 22. They get within a metre of the line but spill the ball and Zac Guildford clears.
45.00: The Rebels retain possession as they remain camped inside the visitors' 22. The Crusaders are penalised at the breakdown and Beale will have a kick at goal from 25m out.
46.00: Beale's kick is on target, reducing the deficit.
48.00: Tom Whitelock is penalised at the breakdown inside Crusaders territory. Beale kicks for the corner to set up a Rebels lineout just 10m out.
51.00: The Crusaders concede yet another penalty at the breakdown - this time, for hands in the ruck. Mark Gerrard opts to kick for the corner instead of take a shot at goal. The Rebels are hungry to score.
53.00: Having worked through over ten phases, the Rebels get their way within 10m of the line. For the fourth time this half the Crusaders are pinged at the breakdown. Beale will have a shot at goal.
54.00: Beale chips over the kick from 20m out, further reducing the deficit.
57.00: The Crusaders work through a handful of phases inside Rebels territory but the home team affect a turnover and Beale kicks for touch to reduce the pressure.
60.00: The Crusaders are penalised for holding on inside the Rebels' 22. Beale kicks for touch.
62.00: The Crusaders are pinged for obstruction in opposition territory. The Rebels kick for touch and set up a lineout close to the visitors' 22.
65.00: The Rebels maintain possession inside the Crusaders' half. Mark Gerrard runs 35m and off-loads to Phipps who scores his second try of the night.
67.00: Beale adds the extras with the conversion.
69.00: Stirling Mortlock gallops over to score his 50th Super Rugby try and the Rebels' second try within the last two minutes.
70.00: Beale is unable to convert the try.
73.00: The Crusaders are camped inside the Rebels' 22 as they look to fight back with a much-needed try. The home side are able to affect a steal, however, and work their way up onto half way.
76.00: The Rebels retain possession as they look to wind down the clock. They begin to build phases inside opposition territory.
79.00: The Rebels' defence stands strong and the visitors are unable to work their way out of their own half.
80.00: The hooter sounds and the Rebels come away with an incredible win in Melbourne.
The final score is Rebels 28 Crusaders 19.
Tries - N. Phipps 2, S. Mortlock
Pen - K. Beale 4
Con - K.Beale
Tries - S. Whitelock
Pen - T. Taylor 4
Con - T. Taylor
Referee: Jaco Peyper
Assistant Ref 1: James Leckie
Assistant Ref 2: Will Houston
TMO: Matt Goddard
1. Nic Henderson, 2. Ged Robinson, 3. Rodney Blake, 4. Cadeyrn Neville, 5. Hugh Pyle (vc), 6. Tim Davidson, 7. Michael Lipman, 8. Gareth Delve (c), 9. Nick Phipps, 10. Kurtley Beale, 11. Cooper Vuna, 12. Lachlan Mitchell, 13. Mitch Inman, 14. Mark Gerrard, 15. Julian Huxley.
Replacements: 16. Adam Freier, 17. Jono Owen, 18. Al Campbell, 19. Ryan Hodson, 20. Nic Stirzaker, 21. James Hilgendorf, 22. Stirling Mortlock.
1. Wyatt Crockett, 2. Corey Flynn, 3. Owen Franks, 4. Luke Romano, 5. Samuel Whitelock, 6. George Whitelock, 7. Richie McCaw (c), 8. Luke Whitelock, 9. Willi Heinz, 10. Tom Taylor, 11. Zac Guildford, 12. Dan Carter (vc), 13. Robbie Fruean, 14. Sean Maitland, 15. Tom Marshall.
Replacements: 16. Ben Funnell, 17. Ben Franks, 18. Tom Donnelly/Ross Kennedy, 19. Kieran Read, 20. Andy Ellis, 21. Ryan Crotty, 22. Israel Dagg.