Pre-Season: Tickets On Sale - BNZ Crusaders v Hurricanes

Monteiths' Brewing Co. is a proud sponsor of the Crusaders Rugby team and is pleased to bring you the preseason Super Rugby match in Greymouth between the Crusaders vs Hurricanes.

In the same vision of a field of dreams, that if you build it they'll come, Monteith's Brewing Co have created a footy game like no other for the everyone on the West Coast.

Rugby Park, in the iconic West Coast town of Greymouth, will welcome 4000 rugby-loving 'Coasters for a festival of Super Rugby. The way it was meant to be played. Not in large stadium but on a field where atmosphere and hype doesn't constantly battle the concrete surroundings to make its presence felt.

A match between two rugby nemeses, the home team Crusaders versus the Hurricanes will be sure to unite the community, while dividing its allegiances at the same time."  To purchase tickets - Click Here.

Ronan O’Gara to join BNZ Crusaders coaching team

The BNZ Crusaders have signed up the services of former Ireland international, Ronan O’Gara, for the 2018 Super Rugby season.  He will leave his role as Assistant Coach with French Top 14 side, Racing 92, to become the new Backs Coach for the BNZ Crusaders, replacing Leon MacDonald.

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Seven new names in 2018 BNZ Crusaders squad

The BNZ Crusaders squad will feature seven new players for the 2018 Investec Super Rugby season.

Head Coach Scott Robertson announced his 38-man squad this morning and said there was plenty for Crusaders fans to look forward to with a mixture of experience and emerging talent among the ranks for the upcoming season: “We are fortunate to name a vastly experienced squad for 2018, including 12 All Blacks currently away on the end of year tour, along with Maori All Blacks (Tim Bateman) and Barbarians representatives (George Bridge, Mitchell Drummond, Richie Mo’unga).

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Bateman and Delany bring experience to 2018 BNZ Crusaders squad

The BNZ Crusaders have injected some significant experience into their backline for 2018, with midfielder Tim Bateman re-signing with the team and first five-eighth Mike Delany also joining the squad.

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Enari ruled out of debut Super Rugby season

Talented halfback Ereatara Enari will miss what would have been his debut season with the BNZ Crusaders in 2018, after breaking his leg playing for Canterbury in the Mitre 10 Cup.

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