Owen Franks confirms departure from New Zealand at the end of 2019
- Published: Thursday, 14 February 2019 17:29
BNZ Crusaders and All Blacks centurion, Owen Franks, has confirmed he will leave New Zealand to link up with English club Northampton Saints. The 31-year-old prop will join older brother, Ben, at Northampton at the end of the 2019 season.
BNZ Crusaders team named for Super Rugby opener at Eden Park
- Published: Thursday, 14 February 2019 03:03
The BNZ Crusaders will kick off their 2019 Investec Super Rugby campaign this Saturday night, when they face the Blues at Eden Park.
BNZ Crusaders new-look ‘Red Zone’ seating to boost fan participation in 2019
- Published: Wednesday, 13 February 2019 04:31
The BNZ Crusaders are preparing to host their first home game of the 2019 season next Saturday night, and new-look Red Zone seating is now available for fans to feel closer to the action than ever before.
BNZ Crusaders thrill Southbridge fans with last minute win over Highlanders!
- Published: Saturday, 09 February 2019 00:20
Just as a couple of lubricated Highlanders fans began to crow, Will Jordan provided the perfect gobstopper.
Fullback Jordan scored the match-winning try for the Crusaders in the 78th minute of the trial match in Southbridge on Friday evening, ensuring his side left the field as 43-38 victors.
Jordan Taufua to link up with Leicester Tigers at the end of 2019 season
- Published: Friday, 08 February 2019 10:57
Long-serving BNZ Crusaders loose forward, Jordan Taufua, has announced he will depart New Zealand at the conclusion of the 2019 season. The 27 year-old is set to join Leicester Tigers in Premiership Rugby, after what will be his seventh season with the Crusaders.