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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McCaw shows the way in thriller

The Crusaders made it four wins in a row and gave their semi-final hopes a big boost when beating the previously top-of-the-table Sharks in a thrilling match in Durban 13-10 early this morning (NZ time).

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Forwards get Crusaders on the march

The Crusaders made it three tight wins in a row with their hard-fought 16-13 victory over the Bulls at AMI Stadium tonight, the forwards putting in an heroic effort to combat the big South Africans.

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Whitelock try sets up Crusaders victory

Adam Whitelock’s first try in the Rebel Sport Super 14 helped the Crusaders to a hard-fought 11-7 victory over the Stormers in front of nearly 14,000 at AMI Stadium tonight.

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Team work gets Crusade back on track

A magnificent team effort from the Crusaders helped them to a 17-13 victory over the Waratahs in Sydney tonight.

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