BNZ Crusaders appoint General Manager Professional Rugby

The BNZ Crusaders have appointed Angus Gardiner as the new General Manager Professional Rugby.  He will step aside from his current role as Team Manager to take up the position.

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BNZ Crusaders team to play the Lions

BNZ Crusaders Head Coach Todd Blackadder has named his side to take on the Lions in the sudden-death quarter final round this weekend.  It includes five changes to the 23 that played the Hurricanes last weekend.

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Macilai re-signs with BNZ Crusaders

The BNZ Crusaders are pleased to announce that speedy winger Jone Macilai will return to red and black in 2017.  Macilai has recommitted to the BNZ Crusaders for another two years.

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BNZ Crusaders team to play the Hurricanes

The BNZ Crusaders will play their final game of the regular season in front of a home crowd this Saturday night, when they take on the Hurricanes at AMI Stadium.

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BNZ Crusaders shout drought-affected farmers to the footy

While most rugby fans will be pleased to see a fine forecast for Saturday evening’s Super Rugby match against the BNZ Crusaders, North Canterbury farmers are continuing to battle one of the worst droughts the region has ever suffered.  One hundred of those farmers will get the chance to switch off from the constant worry of the drought for an evening though and instead enjoy a night out at the rugby.

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