Crusaders

  • Jack back, Carter out

    All Black Chris Jack returns, but Daniel Carter is out of the Crusaders side that has been named today to play the Chiefs in Friday's...

  • Deans laments lack of hunger

    Crusaders coach Robbie Deans believes it was his side's inability to match the hunger of the Brumbies last week that cost his side the game.

  • Deans warns of Chiefs threat

    Crusaders coach Robbie Deans, having watched his team open the back door to the chasing pack in the Super 14 play-off race, has warned that...

  • Brumbies shut out Crusaders

    This home match is particularly special to the Australians - it sees the home send-off of Wallaby triumvirate George Gregan, Stephen Larkham and Jeremy Paul,...

  • Deans fears Brumbies structure

    Refusing to focus upon the play-offs permutations, Crusaders coach Robbie Deans has cited playing the Brumbies in Canberra as "without doubt one of the biggest...

  • Why the Crusaders will win

    For the last six years winning the Super rugby title has also meant finishing at the top of the log. And with the Crusaders shaping...

  • Mauger boost for Crusaders

    Two giants of Super rugby will clash decisively in Canberra on Saturday when the Crusaders travel to face the Brumbies. The match is decisive in...

  • Jack signs for Saracens

    All Blacks lock Chris Jack, 28, has signed to play for English club side Saracens following this year's World Cup. Jack told a media conference...

  • Leo’o on his final Crusade

    Crusaders and Junior All Black flanker Johnny Leo'o is on the move. According to the Crusaders official website, the 28-year-old has confirmed that he will...

  • Crusaders v Hurricanes preview

    The Hurricanes have only ever once won in Christchurch (back in 2001) and their last victory against the Crusaders was three years ago, in Wellington.

  • Crusaders grind out scrappy win

    A spectacle it wasn't, but the Crusaders managed to do enough to bag the four points, bruising the Hurricanes by 23-13 in Christchurch.

  • Top two inches vital in Crusade

    Crusaders coach Robbie Deans believe crucial Super 14 games in the next few weeks, in the run-in to the play-offs, will be won by teams...

  • Thorne moves to lock for ‘Canes clash

    There are five changes to the Crusaders side to face the Hurricanes in a Super 14 crunch match at Jade Stadium in Christchurch on Friday.

  • Gear joins All Black exodus

    All Black and Crusader wing Rico Gear has added his name to the list of players who are likely to be playing for northern hemisphere...

  • McCaw issues Hurricane warning

    All Black and Crusaders captain Richard McCaw has issued a Hurricane warning. The superstar loose forward said the Hurricanes' lowly eighth place on the Super...

  • Crusaders win South Island battle

    The Crusaders, despite some strong resistance from their South Island rivals, had too much class and ran out comfortable 38-3 winners against the Highlanders at...

  • Deans ‘lives in the here and now’

    Crusaders mentor Robbie Deans, as is his custom, refuses to dwell on past successes. And immediately following his side's annihilation of the Force, Deans is...

  • Crusaders make four changes

    After demolishing the Force 53-0, the Crusaders have opted to make a few changes as they head into Saturday's clash aginst the Highlanders in Dunedin.

  • Crusaders whitewash the Force

    The Western Force have made remarkable progress. From last in their debut year to being among the play-off contenders in year two. Yet, there are...

  • Crusaders simply destroy the Force

    The Crusaders plainly and simply thumped the Force by 53 points to nil in Christchurch on Saturday, striking fear into every other team in the...

  • Crusaders v Force preview

    The Western Force have made remarkable progress. From last in their debut year to being among the play-off contenders in year two. Yet, there are...

  • Carter takes on Europe – in his pants

    Stop the press! All Black superstar Dan Carter has revealed that he never goes 'commando' and has never worn women's underwear.

  • Carter returns, Jack sidelined

    There are four changes to the Crusaders starting line-up to tackle the Force on Saturday. Dan Carter returns after missing out due to a neck...

  • A century of classic Crusades

    The Force is the only side in the history of Super rugby never to have lost to the Crusaders. But then again they have only...

  • Crusaders scrape past Waratahs

    To put it bluntly, watching the Waratahs play rugby this year has been as entertaining as watching paint dry. They have lacked any attacking potency...

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