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#Crusaders

# crusaders - All time

'If you give Beauden Barrett three seconds on the ball, good night and good luck'
# ROG
From The42
# ROG

'If you give Beauden Barrett three seconds on the ball, good night and good luck'

Oct 13th 2018, 10:00 AM 44,495 Views 41 Comments

Ronan O’Gara’s outlook on coaching has been transformed in New Zealand.

Contact skills, Crusaders clips, five stars - Leinster look to get even better
# Looking Forward
From The42
# Looking Forward

Contact skills, Crusaders clips, five stars - Leinster look to get even better

Aug 16th 2018, 6:00 AM 7,518 Views 7 Comments

Number eight Jack Conan explains how Leinster’s coaches are working to improve again.

Super Rugby's team of the season features just one player from champions Crusaders
# Sum Of Their Parts
From The42
# Sum Of Their Parts

Super Rugby's team of the season features just one player from champions Crusaders

Aug 7th 2018, 8:03 PM 12,066 Views 11 Comments

You can prove anything with stats.

Delight for Ronan O'Gara as Crusaders retain Super Rugby crown
# ROG
From The42
# ROG

Delight for Ronan O'Gara as Crusaders retain Super Rugby crown

Aug 4th 2018, 11:35 AM 49,053 Views 45 Comments

The Lions’ heartbreaking run of final defeats extends to a third year in a row after this morning’s result.

'There is a lot of things they get away with': Lions coach to meet with refs over Crusaders' tactics
# Super Rugby Final
From The42
# Super Rugby Final

'There is a lot of things they get away with': Lions coach to meet with refs over Crusaders' tactics

Jul 31st 2018, 11:06 PM 10,818 Views 11 Comments

Ahead of the Super Rugby final, Lions coach Swys de Bruin has called for his side to get a “fair deal” against the Crusaders.

Crusaders crush 'Canes to move step closer to back-to-back Super Rugby titles
# Magic Mo'unga
From The42
# Magic Mo'unga

Crusaders crush 'Canes to move step closer to back-to-back Super Rugby titles

Jul 28th 2018, 3:07 PM 9,276 Views 4 Comments

Ronan O’Gara is going to a Super Rugby final.

Ronan O'Gara's Crusaders cruise past Sharks to book Hurricanes semi-final
# Showdown
From The42
# Showdown

Ronan O'Gara's Crusaders cruise past Sharks to book Hurricanes semi-final

Jul 21st 2018, 11:53 AM 7,411 Views 24 Comments

The last two champions of Super Rugby will meet in the semi-finals after the Crusaders made light work of the Sharks.

All Black captain Read to return for Crusaders after back surgery
# Super Rugby
From The42
# Super Rugby

All Black captain Read to return for Crusaders after back surgery

Jul 4th 2018, 10:00 AM 6,219 Views 14 Comments

Ronan O’Gara’s team have a big south island derby date on Friday at Wyatt Crockett Stadium.

Beauden Barrett reaches Super Rugby milestone in Canes win
# Super Rugby
From The42
# Super Rugby

Beauden Barrett reaches Super Rugby milestone in Canes win

Mar 10th 2018, 11:39 AM 9,908 Views 1 Comment

The Hurricanes’ second win of the Super Rugby season saw Beauden Barrett and Ben May reach personal milestones.

Crusaders seal 7-try win over Chiefs in Super Rugby opener
# Super Rugby
From The42
# Super Rugby

Crusaders seal 7-try win over Chiefs in Super Rugby opener

Feb 24th 2018, 1:22 PM 9,022 Views 4 Comments

Ronan O’Gara saw his new side score seven tries to get start their Super Rugby season with a hard-fought win over the Chiefs.

New Zealand captain Kieran Read to undergo surgery on back issue
# Black Ops
From The42
# Black Ops

New Zealand captain Kieran Read to undergo surgery on back issue

Dec 13th 2017, 9:41 AM 4,159 Views 0 Comments

The number eight will not play under Ronan O’Gara until April at the earliest.

O'Gara forever grateful to Crusaders boss Robertson as he gets set 'to front up from day one' in NZ
# Rog And Razor
From The42
# Rog And Razor

O'Gara forever grateful to Crusaders boss Robertson as he gets set 'to front up from day one' in NZ

Dec 9th 2017, 11:57 AM 9,417 Views 14 Comments

The Corkman has three games left at Racing 92 before flying out to New Zealand.

Richie McCaw: 'Having O'Gara there is something different. It's a great move'
# Expert View
From The42
# Expert View

Richie McCaw: 'Having O'Gara there is something different. It's a great move'

Nov 23rd 2017, 10:25 AM 26,545 Views 9 Comments

The All Blacks and Crusaders great is backing ROG to thrive in his new role in New Zealand.

Feek backs O'Gara to 'slide in like a glove' at Crusaders
# Perfect Fit
From The42
# Perfect Fit

Feek backs O'Gara to 'slide in like a glove' at Crusaders

Nov 22nd 2017, 1:05 AM 8,367 Views 4 Comments

A four-time title-winner with the Crusaders, Feek says ‘super sponge’ ROG will thrive if the move goes through.

O'Gara to the Crusaders a 'win-win' for all involved - Deans
# ROG
From The42
# ROG

O'Gara to the Crusaders a 'win-win' for all involved - Deans

Nov 14th 2017, 6:09 AM 13,131 Views 7 Comments

‘A different voice and a different approach’ would be a nice fit for the Super Rugby champions.

Altitude and Ackerman's 'perfect ending' stacked against Crusaders in Jo'burg Super Rugby final
# Lions Den
From The42
# Lions Den

Altitude and Ackerman's 'perfect ending' stacked against Crusaders in Jo'burg Super Rugby final

Aug 4th 2017, 6:08 PM 9,030 Views 5 Comments

Scott Robertson’s men were the best New Zealand team this season, but the Lions look in rude health on home soil.

Late, great 58 metre penalty keeps the Lions on home run towards Super Rugby final
# Jo'burg Classic
From The42
# Jo'burg Classic

Late, great 58 metre penalty keeps the Lions on home run towards Super Rugby final

Jul 23rd 2017, 9:18 AM 8,227 Views 0 Comments

The Hurricanes go to Johannesburg to keep up their title defence next weekend, while the Crusaders and Chiefs do battle in Christchurch.

Ryan Crotty ignores interest from France to sign new All Blacks deal
# Committed To The Cause
From The42
# Committed To The Cause

Ryan Crotty ignores interest from France to sign new All Blacks deal

Jul 17th 2017, 9:13 AM 5,929 Views 1 Comment

The centre has signed a new contract for 2018.

'I’ve seen the tough times he’s been through' - Murray thrilled for O'Mahony
# Pride Of Munster
From The42
# Pride Of Munster

'I’ve seen the tough times he’s been through' - Murray thrilled for O'Mahony

Jun 11th 2017, 10:00 PM 13,302 Views 7 Comments

The Lions scrum-half says this squad is well able for criticism in New Zealand.

'It’s something you dream of since you were in nappies' - Furlong
# Wexford Beef
From The42
# Wexford Beef

'It’s something you dream of since you were in nappies' - Furlong

Jun 10th 2017, 6:45 PM 10,241 Views 9 Comments

The Ireland and Leinster tighthead had a fine debut for Warren Gatland’s side.

The42 Rugby Show: The Lions back on track, Irish players standing out and the battle for No. 10
# Lions 2017
From The42
# Lions 2017

The42 Rugby Show: The Lions back on track, Irish players standing out and the battle for No. 10

Jun 10th 2017, 3:00 PM 17,252 Views 4 Comments

Murray Kinsella joins Ryan Bailey live from Christchurch to look back at this morning’s victory.

Another step in the right direction - Farrell positive after Lions win
# Getting There
From The42
# Getting There

Another step in the right direction - Farrell positive after Lions win

Jun 10th 2017, 12:30 PM 6,360 Views 11 Comments

He kicked all of the British and Irish Lions’ 12 points in their win over the Crusaders and Owen Farrell sees improvement in the tourists.

'A lot of people had written us off, there had been a lot of criticism'
# Mane Man
From The42
# Mane Man

'A lot of people had written us off, there had been a lot of criticism'

Jun 10th 2017, 11:46 AM 7,320 Views 18 Comments

After an unconvincing start to the tour, Warren Gatland was pleased to see the British and Irish Lions improve in defeating the Crusaders.

As it happened: Crusaders v The Lions From The42
Live Jun 10th 2017, 9:30 AM

As it happened: Crusaders v The Lions

'It feels scary how quickly it’s come around, four years has gone like that'
# Big Man
From The42
# Big Man

'It feels scary how quickly it’s come around, four years has gone like that'

Jun 10th 2017, 1:00 AM 10,544 Views 11 Comments

George North is hoping to make a similar impact on the Lions tour this time around.

The Lions are taking on one of the best clubs in the world tomorrow
# Super Super Rugby
From The42
# Super Super Rugby

The Lions are taking on one of the best clubs in the world tomorrow

Jun 9th 2017, 7:00 AM 7,930 Views 8 Comments

Scott Robertson’s Crusaders have been in sublime form this year.

'I've been coached since I was 14 to celebrate stuff like that'
# Pumped Up
From The42
# Pumped Up

'I've been coached since I was 14 to celebrate stuff like that'

Jun 9th 2017, 6:10 AM 12,417 Views 16 Comments

Maro Itoje and Kyle Sinckler faced some criticism after the Lions’ defeat to the Blues.

Analysis: The Lions backs need to find their clinical edge rapidly
# Finishing
From The42
# Finishing

Analysis: The Lions backs need to find their clinical edge rapidly

Jun 8th 2017, 11:00 PM 9,574 Views 13 Comments

While the forwards were impressive against the Blues, the backs have work to do.

Murray, SOB, POM and Furlong get first 2017 Lions starts against Crusaders
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Murray, SOB, POM and Furlong get first 2017 Lions starts against Crusaders

Jun 8th 2017, 8:00 AM 21,945 Views 36 Comments

Alun Wyn Jones captains Warren Gatland’s side for the clash in Christchurch.

No time for Lions self-pity as they get on the road to Christchurch
# Moving On
From The42
# Moving On

No time for Lions self-pity as they get on the road to Christchurch

Jun 7th 2017, 8:00 PM 23,814 Views 17 Comments

Warren Gatland’s squad face the best Kiwi Super Rugby side on Saturday.

Sam Whitelock in barnstorming mood as Crusaders win 9-try shoot-out against Rebels
# Lock Star
From The42
# Lock Star

Sam Whitelock in barnstorming mood as Crusaders win 9-try shoot-out against Rebels

May 27th 2017, 3:02 PM 3,712 Views 1 Comment

Meanwhile, Lima Sopoaga is back from injury with a bang.

Irish tighthead Oli Jager in line for second Super Rugby cap for Crusaders
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

Irish tighthead Oli Jager in line for second Super Rugby cap for Crusaders

Apr 12th 2017, 2:56 PM 12,779 Views 16 Comments

The 21-year-old made his debut last month against the Reds.

Digby Ioane began Crusaders' rout of the Force with first of seven tries in Christchurch
# Sweet New Digs
From The42
# Sweet New Digs

Digby Ioane began Crusaders' rout of the Force with first of seven tries in Christchurch

Mar 24th 2017, 10:34 AM 5,181 Views 5 Comments

With the Chiefs and Hurricanes on a bye week, the Canterbury side move top of the Super Rugby standings.

Comeback kings Crusaders defy injuries to prevail, Highlanders also win at a cost
# Super Rugby
From The42
# Super Rugby

Comeback kings Crusaders defy injuries to prevail, Highlanders also win at a cost

Mar 11th 2017, 1:10 PM 5,168 Views 3 Comments

A host of All Blacks – Israel Dagg, Seta Tamanivalu, Waisake Naholo and Lima Sopoaga – suffered injuries as their teams won in Super Rugby.

Crusaders produced an absolutely stunning comeback against Highlanders this morning
# Super Rugby
From The42
# Super Rugby

Crusaders produced an absolutely stunning comeback against Highlanders this morning

Mar 4th 2017, 10:50 AM 8,706 Views 14 Comments

21 points down in the second half? No need to panic.

Keane moves on as Dundalk bid farewell to another member of their 2016 squad
# Welcome To The North
From The42
# Welcome To The North

Keane moves on as Dundalk bid farewell to another member of their 2016 squad

Jan 7th 2017, 3:17 PM 7,659 Views 4 Comments

After a short spell at Oriel Park, Alan Keane has signed a six-month deal with Crusaders.

All Blacks skipper Read could take sabbatical
# Time Out
From The42
# Time Out

All Blacks skipper Read could take sabbatical

Dec 19th 2016, 10:24 AM 8,354 Views 2 Comments

The 31-year-old could follow in the footsteps of former captain Richie McCaw by taking a long-term break before the Rugby World Cup.

21-year-old Irish tighthead Jager joins Crusaders for 2017 Super Rugby
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

21-year-old Irish tighthead Jager joins Crusaders for 2017 Super Rugby

Nov 2nd 2016, 6:15 AM 9,839 Views 9 Comments

The former Blackrock College student has taken another step up the New Zealand ladder.

Inside Rugby Park: home of Canterbury and the Crusaders
# Facing History
From The42
# Facing History

Inside Rugby Park: home of Canterbury and the Crusaders

Oct 12th 2016, 5:06 PM 23,796 Views 4 Comments

We visited the Christchurch training base of the Super Rugby and Mitre 10 Cup outfits.