Match Reports

Force falter against Crusaders

The Crusaders have continued their climb up the leaderboard with a 30-7 point victory over the Western Force on Friday night.  

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Heartbreak for Highlanders as Crusaders hold on to narrow win

It was everything a classic southern derby promises to be – close fought, frantic and full of drama.  The Crusaders and Highlanders were so closely matched that the result could literally have gone either way, but a difficult call from the TMO in the final minute gave the Crusaders the win and sent them to the top of the New Zealand conference.

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Record win over Reds

It was a game of two-halves in Brisbane, in what turned out to be a record-breaking victory for the Crusaders over the Reds. Not many would have guessed the end score of 57-29 when the halftime score was sitting at 17-16 to the Reds. But when Wyatt Crockett scored a quick-fire try 4 minutes into the second half, the Crusaders turned a corner and the momentum grew from there.

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Convincing win for Crusaders over Brumbies

The Crusaders have dealt the Brumbies their biggest loss in almost three years, beating them by 40 points to 20 on Saturday afternoon.  A sellout crowd at AMI Stadium enjoyed watching their team put the second-placed Brumbies to the sword.

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Crusaders make it two from two in SA

The Crusaders are the first team to achieve a clean sweep on tour in 2014, winning their second South African game on Sunday morning against the Cheetahs.   Six tries and a half century on the scoreboard makes it their most impressive game of the season so far, but the win was far from a certainty when they were trailing by five points with 16 minutes left to play.

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