Crusaders fall just short in brave campaign

The Crusaders put in a typically courageous effort, but the Bulls deservedly won the Rebel Sport Super 14 semi-final 36-23 in Pretoria this morning thanks to their impressive firepower and a red-hot first-five in Morne Steyn.

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Crusaders to face Bulls in semi-final after nailbiting weekend

The Crusaders are in the semi-finals of the Rebel Sport Super 14! After a tough victory over the Blues, helped by a last-ditch drop goal by Mr Reliable Leon MacDonald, and a close win by the Bulls over the Sharks, the defending champions have made the top four.

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Crusaders stay on track after big win

The Crusaders put in a performance high on intensity and energy to claim the required five competition points when beating the Reds 32-12 at AMI Stadium on Friday night and stay on track for a semi-final spot.

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MacDonald takes charge as Crusaders hit attacking form

The Crusaders, led by an outstanding Leon MacDonald, beat the Lions 32-20 in a bonus-point victory at Ellis Park, Johannesburg, which keeps the team in the hunt for the semi-finals.

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MacDonald holds nerve to win point for Crusaders

Leon MacDonald’s coolly-taken penalty after the final hooter gave the Crusaders a valuable bonus point in an otherwise disappointing 20-13 defeat to the Cheetahs in Bloemfontein this morning (NZ time).

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