BNZ Crusaders new-look ‘Red Zone’ seating to boost fan participation in 2019

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. 

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BNZ Crusaders thrill Southbridge fans with last minute win over Highlanders!

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.

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Jordan Taufua to link up with Leicester Tigers at the end of 2019 season

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.

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BNZ Crusaders team named for Farmlands Cup clash

Stars set to shine in Southbridge

The BNZ Crusaders will play their first match on home soil this week, when they take on the Highlanders at Southbridge Rugby Club on Friday night

The Farmlands Cup match will serve as both sides' final preparations, before the 2019 Investec Super Rugby campaign begins next week. The Crusaders made a pleasing start to their pre-season with a 34-19 win over the Hurricanes in Levin last Saturday.

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BNZ Crusaders to play for local charity in Farmlands Cup match


The BNZ Crusaders will host the Highlanders in the 2019 edition of the Farmlands Cup, and this year the squad will make their way to Southbridge Rugby Club for the annual pre-season fixture between the sides.

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