2015 Investec Super Rugby Crusaders squad announced
- Tuesday 28th October 2014
Crusaders Head Coach Todd Blackadder has announced his squad to contest the 2015 Investec Super Rugby competition. It includes 26 returning players from the 2014 Crusaders squad, 2 players who have been elevated from the Wider Training Group, and 4 new players.
Adam Whitelock announces move to France
- Wednesday 8th October 2014
Canterbury and Crusaders midfield back Adam Whitelock has announced he will be taking up a contract with French rugby club, Bayonne, at the conclusion of this ITM Cup season. Whitelock, who has played over 50 games for both the Crusaders and Canterbury ITM Cup team, said it was a difficult decision to make but he is now excited about the opportunity ahead.
Crusaders to kick off 2015 season in Timaru
- Tuesday 23rd September 2014
The Crusaders will host their first pre-season game of 2015 in Timaru on 24 January. It will be a South Island derby against the Highlanders. Crusaders CEO Hamish Riach said it is fitting that the game will be played halfway between the two teams’ home bases.
2015 Investec Super Rugby draw released
- Thursday 18th September 2014
The Crusaders will get the 2015 Investec Super Rugby season underway with a home game against the Rebels on Friday 13 February. SANZAR has today released the full schedule of games for 2015, culminating in a 4 July grand final.
Matson to help with USA rugby camp
- Wednesday 3rd September 2014
Canterbury Rugby and the Crusaders have teamed up with Colorado State University to run a rugby development camp next month. Assistant Crusaders Coach Tabai Matson will travel to the USA to be the head coach at the upcoming camp for aspiring American players and coaches.