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2022 Player Programme

Our player-based programme offers fantastic rugby skills training and all elements needed to improve your game, and learn the ‘Crusaders Way’. The programme is for tailored for both male and female athletes and offers full immersion in the Crusaders rugby environment.  You will also be connected to club and representative programmes that will give you every opportunity to learn what makes rugby in New Zealand world class.

Programme Costs 

8 week programme (6 June to 29 July): $7,999 NZD 


12 week programme (14 March to 3 June): $11,999 NZD


20 week programme (14 March to 29 July): $17,999 NZD


There are shorter programmes available on request. 

NOTE: Full accommodation is available for $375 NZD per week.


Prices does not include airfares, accommodation, translations fees or transport costs. All prices quoted include GST.





Programme Summary

Airport pick up and drop off

Specialist rugby training sessions

Speed & fitness testing

Strength & conditioning programmes

Full gym access

Game analysis opportunities

Individual player reviews

Individual player performance plan

Games, training & membership with a rugby club

Medical support

Nutritional advice

Crusaders International Academy clothing (pre-season programme differs)

Full access to view Crusaders trainings

Opportunity to meet Crusaders players

Attend home Crusaders rugby games 

Full rugby report on completion

Certificate of attendance at the Crusaders International Academy


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