Crusaders lose, suffer injuries

2015-01-24 12:18

The Highlanders have overturned a 12-point deficit to beat the Crusaders in their first pre-season outing in Timaru.

Fruean back with Crusaders

2014-10-29 10:08

Crusaders coach Todd Blackadder has announced his squad to contest the 2015 Super Rugby competition.

Crusaders hold on to Nadolo

2014-08-08 09:17

Fijian wing Nemani Nadolo, the joint highest try-scorer in Super Rugby this season, has signed a deal to stay at the Crusaders.

Kaplan: Wrong call in S15 final

2014-08-06 11:31

Retired SA referee Jonathan Kaplan says the Crusaders can feel hard done by after a late penalty cost them the Super Rugby title.

Cheika caps remarkable double

2014-08-03 09:44

Waratahs coach Michael Cheika achieved the unique double of winning the Heineken Cup and Super Rugby titles as coach.

'Neutral' venue to cost 'Tahs?

2014-07-31 12:47

Crusaders coach Todd Blackadder cannot believe the Waratahs agreed to move the S15 final away from their regular home ground.

Top viewership for S15 semis

2014-07-31 07:40

Broadcasting figures from the S15 semi-finals show an immense increase in viewership at the business end of the competition.

Crusaders 'not daunted'

2014-07-27 11:42

The Crusaders have fired the opening shot in the psychological war ahead of the Super Rugby final against the Waratahs in Sydney.

Beast: Sharks have the belief

2014-07-25 17:00

Beast Mtawarira says the Sharks have the belief that they can knock over the Crusaders in their semi-final in Christchurch.

McCaw returns against Sharks

2014-07-24 07:27

Crusaders flank Richie McCaw has recovered from injury and will start this weekend's Super Rugby semi-final against the Sharks.

Sharks ‘lack imagination’

2014-07-21 18:11

The Sharks may not be multi-pronged enough strategically to knock over the Crusaders, says former All Black Justin Marshall.

Kiwi ref for Sharks' semi-final

2014-07-21 09:03

New Zealander Glen Jackson will be the referee for the Sharks' Super Rugby semi-final against the Crusaders in Christchurch.

'Tahs' title tilt under threat

2014-07-13 12:00

The Crusaders head into the Super Rugby playoffs more confident than they have been in years after booking a home semi-final.

Crusaders hold off Blues

2014-07-05 11:21

The Crusaders have beaten the Blues to sound an ominous warning to their rivals for the 2014 Vodacom Super Rugby title.

Carter, Read to start v Blues?

2014-06-30 09:49

The stage is set for Dan Carter and Kieran Read to take command of the Crusaders for the final rocky weeks of Super Rugby.

Carter, Read on 'Saders bench

2014-06-26 07:14

Dan Carter an Kieran Read have been included on the Crusaders bench ahead of their Suepr Rugby clash against the Hurricanes.

Crusaders march past Force

2014-05-30 11:29

The Crusaders have withstood a determined challenge from the Force to win their Super Rugby clash in Christchurch.

'Saders sneak past Highlanders

2014-05-24 09:51

A last-ditch tackle from Isreal Dagg has helped the Crusaders beat the Highlanders in their Super Rugby encounter in Dunedin.

Jake: Deysel no dirty player

2014-05-19 19:00

He has not defended his actions, but Sharks Director of Rugby Jake White insists flank Jean Deysel is not a dirty player.

Crusaders loss an 'anomaly'

2014-05-19 09:03

Crusaders coach Todd Blackadder is hoping his side's shock loss to the Sharks was a one-off poor performance.

Deysel cited for stamping

2014-05-17 16:48

Jean Deysel of the Sharks has been cited for foul play during the Sharks' Super Rugby match against the Crusaders.

As it happened: Crusaders v Sharks

2014-05-17 09:03

LIVE scoring and interactive commentary on today's Super Rugby match between the Crusaders and Sharks in Christchurch.

Crusaders to silence doubters

2014-05-15 11:12

The Crusaders have slowly quietened their doubters and a win over the Sharks in Christchurch should silence them for good.

Jake shuffles Sharks pack

2014-05-15 07:14

Sharks Director of Rugby Jake White has moved his players around for their Super Rugby clash against the Crusaders in Christchurch.

Crusaders destroy Reds

2014-05-11 09:57

The Crusaders have produced a remarkable second half performance to destroy the Reds in their Super Rugby clash in Brisbane.


SA prop starts for Highlanders

2015-01-23 10:21

SA prop Ross Geldenhuys will start at tighthead prop for the Highlanders in their pre-season match against the Crusaders.

Crusaders 'won't stop hunting'

2014-08-08 10:31

The will be no future bans in their players from hunting when they visit South Africa, Crusaders CEO Hamish Riach insists.

Crusaders slammed for 'canned hunt'

2014-08-07 14:03

An environmental organisation has criticised Crusaders players for participating in what it calls canned, or joyride, hunting.

Nadolo hurt by N-word slur

2014-08-04 09:08

Crusaders wing Nemani Nadolo is disappointed after being racially abused in a Christchurch bar on Sunday night.

'Tahs lift Super Rugby trophy

2014-08-02 13:20

The Waratahs have beaten the Crusaders in the final of Vodacom Super Rugby for their maiden win in the tournament's history.

History 'favours' Crusaders

2014-07-31 09:00

The Waratahs are praying for a change of luck while the Crusaders cannot believe their good fortune heading into the Super 15 final.

Crusaders unchanged for final

2014-07-31 07:39

The seven-time champion Crusaders have matched the Waratahs by naming an unchanged lineup for the Super Rugby final in Sydney.

As it happened: Crusaders v Sharks

2014-07-26 11:30

A recap of the Super Rugby semi-final between the Crusaders and Sharks in Christchurch.

McCaw to test broken ribs

2014-07-25 08:32

Crusaders flank Richie McCaw says he has no fears about forcing himself back on to the field against the Sharks.

Wilson: Crusaders to win S15

2014-07-22 14:09

Former All Black and Highlanders wing Jeff Wilson has predicted that the Crusaders will win this year's Super Rugby competition.

McCaw likely to face Sharks

2014-07-21 10:27

All Black captain Richie McCaw is likely to start for the Crusaders in their Super Rugby semi-final against the Sharks in Christchurch.

Sharks will like underdog tag

2014-07-19 22:04

Labouring to beat the Highlanders may have strangely aided the Sharks for their tough semi in Christchurch, writes Rob Houwing.

'Saders do Sharks no favours

2014-07-12 11:19

The Crusaders claimed a bonus point Super Rugby win over the Highlanders to all but end the Sharks' hopes of claiming second spot.

Carter, Read named to start

2014-07-03 07:20

Crusaders coach Todd Blackadder has named NZ duo Dan Carter and Kieran Read in the starting side for the match against the Blues.

Hurricanes subdue Crusaders

2014-06-28 11:30

The Hurricanes have beaten the Crusaders in their Super Rugby clash thanks to two tries from Blade Thomson.

Eng too strong for Crusaders

2014-06-17 12:07

England's midweek side produced an impressive performance in beating seven-times Super Rugby champions, the Crusaders.

Read returns for Crusaders

2014-05-28 07:44

All Black No 8 Kieran Read will return to Super Rugby action for the Crusaders after six weeks on the sidelines.

New look for Kiwi S15 jerseys

2014-05-22 12:23

The jerseys of the five New Zealand teams have been customised for this weekend's Round 15 of Super Rugby.

Deysel forgiven for stomp

2014-05-19 14:25

Crusaders flank Jordan Taufua says he has forgiven his Sharks counterpart Jean Deysel for stamping on his face.

Sharks toast of Twitter

2014-05-17 22:00

Rugby personalities have united to laud the under-manned Sharks for their amazing Christchurch win, writes Rob Houwing.

14-man Sharks make history!

2014-05-17 11:21

The Sharks have recorded a famous Vodacom Super Rugby victory over the seven-time champion Crusaders in Christchurch.

Sharks to embark on own crusade

2014-05-15 23:30

The Sharks have a mighty crusade on their hands facing the Crusaders in Christchurch.

No Read, Dagg for Sharks duel

2014-05-15 07:34

No 8 Kieran Read and fullback Israel Dagg will be on the sidelines when the Crusaders take on Super Rugby leaders the Sharks.

Key duo to leave Crusaders

2014-05-12 13:00

Hooker Corey Flynn and flyhalf Tyler Bleyendaal will leave the Crusaders to further their careers in Europe.

Crusaders change for Reds

2014-05-08 11:36

The Crusaders have made five changes for their Vodacom Super Rugby match against the Reds in Brisbane.

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