Fruean back with Crusaders

2014-10-29 10:08

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

'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.

'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 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.

Crusaders to tackle England

2014-04-09 11:44

The Crusaders will play a midweek match against England when the Six Nations team tour New Zealand in June this year.

Blackadder relieved with win

2014-03-09 10:20

The pressure on Crusaders coach Todd Blackadder was lifted just a little with Tom Taylor's last-gasp penalty against the Stormers.

Blackadder denies rumours

2013-05-14 07:37

Crusaders coach Todd Blackadder has denied links to the vacant Scotland job, saying his ultimate goal is to coach the All Blacks.

Crusaders eye 8th S15 title

2013-02-28 08:58

The Crusaders will launch their bid for an eighth Super Rugby title, their first since 2008, when they play the Blues.

Bulls complain of eye-gouging

2012-04-08 08:33

Crusaders coach Todd Blackadder has backed his team against charges of eye-gouging during their loss to the Bulls.

Crusaders eye emotional win

2011-07-07 13:06

Crusaders will battle travel fatigue and a resurgent Reds as they look to seal an emotional eighth Super Rugby crown in Brisbane.


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.

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.

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.

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.

Blackadder shuffles Crusaders

2014-03-12 11:49

Crusaders coach Todd Blackadder has made a few changes to his side to tackle the Rebels in a Super Rugby clash in Melbourne.

New deal for Blackadder

2013-07-28 15:40

The Crusaders have signed a contract extension with coach Todd Blackadder, despite the team's playoff loss to the Chiefs.

Blackadder backs Sharks

2013-04-08 12:06

Crusaders coach Todd Blackadder reckons that the Sharks are going to Cape Town with a good chance of knocking over the Stormers.

History favours 'Saders, Reds

2012-07-19 09:11

Crusaders coach Todd Blackadder has appealed to television match officials to get "the big moments" right.

McCaw to undergo surgery

2011-11-04 07:36

RWC-winning All Blacks captain Richie McCaw will undergo surgery on his injured foot and will miss the start of the Super Rugby season.

Crusaders unchanged for final

2011-07-07 07:43

Crusaders coach Todd Blackadder has named an unchanged starting line-up for Saturday's Super Rugby final against the Reds.

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