Apply to be a BNZ Crusaders Junior Reporter!

Are you a primary school aged kid who loves the BNZ Crusaders?

Are you looking for something fun to do these school holidays?

Why not apply to become a BNZ Crusaders Junior Reporter!

Primary school children are invited to send in a short video (20 - 30 seconds) explaining why you'd like to be a BNZ Crusaders Junior Reporter.  Just a selfie-video on a phone is fine!  Just send it to us at socialmedia@crfu.co.nz by 5 January to be in the running.

You will need to be available during January 2017 to come and hang out with the Crusaders at Christchurch's Rugby Park and shoot some videos with them.  You get to be the interviewer and put those questions you've always wanted to ask to your favourite rugby players!

So come on budding reporters and rugby fans, send in your video now to win this chance of a lifetime!

Sam Whitelock to captain BNZ Crusaders in 2017

BNZ Crusaders Head Coach Scott Robertson has named Samuel Whitelock as his 2017 Captain, saying he was a natural choice to succeed Kieran Read in the role.

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BNZ Crusaders and All Stars teams named for Charity Cricket

A team of BNZ Crusaders players will take on an All Stars team packed with Olympic talent at the 34th Cystic Fibrosis New Zealand (CFNZ) Charity Cricket match this Sunday.

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Tough start - then things get even tougher for BNZ Crusaders at Brisbane Global Rugby Tens

The BNZ Crusaders will face unknown quantity Samoa in their opening match at February’s Brisbane Global Rugby Tens.

And things certainly don’t get any easier after what is sure to be a bruising opening encounter in Pool B, with the tournament host Reds and arch rival Blues waiting in the wings at Suncorp Stadium on February 11 and 12.

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Darfield to host 2017 Farmlands Cup

South Island Super Rugby supremacy is on the line again this February, when the Farmlands Cup goes up for grabs.

Following on from the success of the inaugural Farmlands Cup fixture hosted by the Pulse Energy Highlanders in Waimumu in February 2016, the BNZ Crusaders will this time play host to their southern neighbours at the Darfield Rugby Club on 4 February, 2017.

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