Crusaders Beat Blues

Big wing Nemani Nadolo provided early havoc for the Blues defences and with the side's heavyweights flanker Richie McCaw, No.8 Kieran Read, lock Sam Whitelock and first five-eighths Colin Slade stepping up to match the effort of flanker Jordan Taufua, the Blues found themselves playing catch-up. 

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Crusaders go down to Chiefs

The forecast rain stayed away but dry conditions didn’t help the Crusaders, as they fell again at home 26-9 to the rampant Chiefs.

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Highlanders come back to beat Crusaders

Returning home from South Africa on the back of an emphatic win over the Sharks, the Crusaders’ back and forth season has continued as they were unable to hold out their southern rivals, the Highlanders, and give Owen Franks the perfect celebration for his 100th game.

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Crusaders post half-century against the Sharks

The Crusaders have come away from Durban with an emphatic win over the Sharks.  Their eight try haul saw them pile 50 points on the Sharks, despite being down to 12 men at one point.  Click here for match highlights.

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Crusaders leave Cheetahs reeling with eight try haul

If ever there was a performance to prove the rugby cliché ‘a game of two halves’ true, it was the Crusaders’ performance against the Cheetahs on Saturday night.  Fans could be forgiven for switching channels at halftime to watch the Black Caps win their quarter-final, because nobody would have foreseen the relentless run of seven tries in the last 30 minutes of the match to give the Crusaders a comprehensive win.

To view the match highlights please click here.

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