Ioane, Crusaders part ways

2017-10-18 11:08

Former Wallabies wing Digby Ioane confirmed that his stint with the Crusaders has ended after just one season with the Christchurch-based outfit.

Crusaders snap up Ennor

2017-09-12 10:40

The Crusaders have signed Braydon Ennor on a two-year deal, which sees him join the 2017 Super Rugby Champions for 2018 and 2019.

Ioane sticks around at Crusaders

2017-08-18 12:06

Crusaders chief executive Hamish Riach has confirmed that former Wallaby Digby Ioane will stay at the Crusaders until the end of 2018.

Champion Crusaders given hero's welcome

2017-08-08 15:28

The Crusaders were given a warm reception by a group of approximately 500 supporters on their arrival back in New Zealand.

Kwagga banned for 4 weeks for Super Rugby final red

2017-08-07 15:38

Lions flank Kwagga Smith has been baned for four weeks for his red card in the Super Rugby final against the Crusaders.

'62 000 people didn't pay to see 15 versus 14 players' - Lions coach

The Crusaders’ 25-17 win was overshadowed by Lions flank Kwagga Smith’s red card late in the first half. Smith got his marching orders after taking out Crusaders fullback David Havili, who had jumped for a high ball. The Lions coach weighed in post match. Watch.

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Mallett offers alternative to red card ruling

2017-08-07 08:31

Former Springbok coach Nick Mallett feels the time is right for a change in rugby’s red card ruling.

Crusaders coach's final words for Ackermann

2017-08-07 07:05

It may have been a fierce rivalry this season, but the respect shared between the Lions and the Crusaders is there for all to see.

Crusaders hailed as one of 'most successful' sporting franchises

2017-08-06 18:40

The Crusaders were feted as "one of the most successful sporting franchises" as New Zealanders put aside provincial loyalties to praise the eight-time Super Rugby champions.

As it happened: Lions 17-25 Crusaders

2017-08-05 17:45

See how the action unfolded in the Super Rugby final between the Lions and Crusaders from Johannesburg.


MacDonald to step down from Crusaders role

2017-09-29 14:38

Crusaders assistant coach Leon MacDonald will step down from his role with the Super Rugby Champions to spend more time with his family.

Crusaders bolster back row stocks

2017-08-18 12:07

The Crusaders have locked in two more loose forwards for the 2018 season, with Pete Samu and Tom Sanders both committing to the team.

Crusaders bolster back row stocks

2017-08-16 11:29

The Crusaders have locked in two more loose forwards for the 2018 season, with Pete Samu and Tom Sanders both committing to the team.

Thorne backs Robertson for All Blacks role

2017-08-07 23:20

Former All Blacks flanker Reuben Thorne believes Crusaders coach Scott Robertson has all the attributes to coach the All Blacks.

Defence won Crusaders Super Rugby title

2017-08-07 12:50

The Crusaders put up some massive defensive performances in the Super Rugby playoffs that ultimately won them the title.

South African rugby needed the Lions to win

2017-08-07 08:42

You can't really fault them after the season they had, but the Lions falling short in Saturday's Super Rugby final hurts, writes Lloyd Burnard.

5 talking points: Super Rugby final

2017-08-07 07:57

Herman Mostert highlights FIVE talking points after the 2017 Super Rugby final between the Lions and Crusaders.

Breakdancing Crusaders boss makes history

2017-08-07 06:30

Crusaders coach Scott Robertson has made Super Rugby history ... and it had nothing to do with his breakdancing.

Crusaders coach: Red card shaped final result

2017-08-06 08:30

Victorious Crusaders coach Scott Robertson says the red card to Kwagga Smith shaped the outcome of Saturday's Super Rugby final.

Crusaders deny Lions Ellis Park fairy tale

2017-08-05 17:44

The Lions' fairy tale came crashing down when they were beaten 25-17 by the Crusaders in Saturday's Super Rugby final.

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