Crusaders

Sharks to 'breakdown' Crusaders again in Christchurch

The Sharks beat the Crusaders 30­-25 in May this year, with the Sharks reduced to 14 players after Jean Deysel was shown a red card.
22 July 2014

Carter's Comeback ends in defeat

Dan Carter's return to rugby ended in forgettable fashion as his Crusaders side went down 16-9 to the Hurricanes in Wellington.
30 June 2014

England Crush Crusaders in First Tour Win

England recorded a first win on their tour of New Zealand this morning in Christchurch, as the weekday team blew past the Crusaders by 38 points to seven.
17 June 2014

Crusaders Deny Highlanders at the Death

Crusaders bounced back after last weeks defeat to Sharks with a 30-32 victory over Highlanders at Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin. Second-half tries from Tim Perry, Nepo Laulala and Nemani Nadolo saw them overturn a 12-10 half-time deficit after a first half which saw Richie McCaw sin-binned and Saders unable to make 62% territory dominance count.
27 May 2014

Crusaders Continue Winning Run

The Crusaders claimed their fifth consecutive Super Rugby victory with a 57-29 bonus-point win over the Queensland Reds at Suncorp Stadium.
12 May 2014

Super 15 Rugby Round 10 Review - Are The Crusaders Back?

The tenth round of the Super Rugby competition gave us the usual surprises like the Rebels beating the Force, while the Crusaders showed us that they are back, while also showing us that the Chiefs are beatable, but other than that, most results went according to plan...
22 April 2014

Solid Slade rescues Crusaders

Colin Slade kicked every single point for the Crusaders as they rallied from behind to beat the Chiefs 18-17 in Hamilton.
19 April 2014

Crusaders break away-day hoodoo

The Crusaders took a rare win away from home as they beat the Lions 28-7 in Johannesburg to break a long sequence of home wins and draws.
5 April 2014

Blues cruise to a bonus point win

Four tries in 15 minutes either side of half-time guided the Blues to a 35-24 win over the Crusaders at Eden Park.
28 February 2014

Super Rugby 2013 - The Most Popular Winning Margins

Super Rugby 2013 is almost here and before you sign up for any tipping competitions based on picking the winning teams and margins, check out my analysis.
10 February 2013

Super Rugby Statistical Analysis - Cream Rising To Top!

Super Rugby Round 11 is upon us and the cream is rising to the top with the Stormers, Crusaders and Chiefs looking the most likely teams to win the competition.
2 May 2012

Super Rugby: Week 5 Review

Super Rugby: Week 5 Review
25 March 2012

Super Rugby 2012 - New Zealand's Young Super Halves

Super Rugby 2012 is a great stage not only for existing stars like Sonny Bill Williams, Bismarck Du Plessis and Will Genia to strut the stuff, but it is always exciting to see the new talent coming through the ranks and New Zealand's cupboard of young scrum and fly halves look encouraging.
13 March 2012

Super Rugby: Week 3 Review

Super Rugby: Week 3 Review
12 March 2012

Super Rugby: Week 2 Review

A late try from Hosea Gear helped the Highlanders win in Dunedin against the Crusaders on Saturday. At half time, they were winning 20-10 after tries from Andrew Hore and Phil Burleigh.
4 March 2012

Reds 18-13 Crusaders

A brilliant individual score from Will Genia was the difference between the two sides as the Reds overcame the Crusaders in a thrilling final to claim their first Super Rugby title.
9 July 2011

Israel Dagg Interview

Interview with Israel Dagg
7 July 2011

Crusaders 23-16 Blues

A second half double from All-Black winger Zac Guildford helped the Crusaders seal a massive win against the Blues, which has all but secured them top spot in the New Zealand conference.
11 June 2011

Carter Gains Points Scoring Achievement - But Will He Win The World Cup With A Drop Goal?

Daniel Carter scored 20 points to help the Crusaders beat the Chiefs to bring his Super Rugby total points to 1194 surpassing his 1188 test rugby points
27 May 2011

Crusaders 25 - 19 Chiefs

20 points from the boot of Dan Carter helped the Crusaders battle to victory over the Chiefs in Napier on Saturday
22 May 2011