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#Crusaders

# crusaders - Sunday 14 August, 2016

'Rubbing shoulders with Botha, O'Connell - it's something you can't buy'
# US Rugby
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# US Rugby

'Rubbing shoulders with Botha, O'Connell - it's something you can't buy'

Aug 14th 2016, 9:30 AM 8,798 Views 2 Comments

Former Munster Peter Borlase is assistant coach of the Denver Stampede, winners of PRO Rugby.

# crusaders - Thursday 28 July, 2016

Bath look to new chapter with signing of Blackadder as director of rugby
# New Boss
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# New Boss

Bath look to new chapter with signing of Blackadder as director of rugby

Jul 28th 2016, 10:08 AM 4,537 Views 9 Comments

The Kiwi arrives after eight seasons in charge of the Crusaders.

# crusaders - Saturday 23 July, 2016

Brilliant early score helps the Lions to victory in 8-try clash with Crusaders
# Early Mauling
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# Early Mauling

Brilliant early score helps the Lions to victory in 8-try clash with Crusaders

Jul 23rd 2016, 7:05 PM 8,031 Views 3 Comments

The south islanders were the first Kiwi side to fall in this weekend’s knock-out stage.

# crusaders - Sunday 17 July, 2016

Crusaders pack bags for Jo'burg as Jaguares tame Lions in Buenos Aires
# Super Rugby
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# Super Rugby

Crusaders pack bags for Jo'burg as Jaguares tame Lions in Buenos Aires

Jul 17th 2016, 8:54 PM 6,066 Views 1 Comment

New Zealand teams have avoided each other and could force an all-Kiwi semi-final stage.

# crusaders - Friday 1 July, 2016

McKenzie makes the difference as Chiefs see off Crusaders in the Fiji rain
# Pacific Pow-wow
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# Pacific Pow-wow

McKenzie makes the difference as Chiefs see off Crusaders in the Fiji rain

Jul 1st 2016, 12:54 PM 4,315 Views 5 Comments

The talented fullback created the second try and kicked the Crusaders out of bonus point range in Suva.

# crusaders - Friday 20 May, 2016

Owen Franks got lost under a Garryowen and was punished with howls of laughter
# Bop
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# Bop

Owen Franks got lost under a Garryowen and was punished with howls of laughter

May 20th 2016, 3:29 PM 11,584 Views 5 Comments

Justin Marshall never sounded more amused than he did in Canterbury this morning.

# crusaders - Friday 15 April, 2016

Israel Dagg looked sharp on his Super Rugby return for the Crusaders
# Izzy
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# Izzy

Israel Dagg looked sharp on his Super Rugby return for the Crusaders

Apr 15th 2016, 2:40 PM 5,362 Views 3 Comments

The 27-year-old had a difficult 2015 but returned in style against the Jaguares.

# crusaders - Saturday 26 March, 2016

The Sunwolves scored a terrific try from their own 22 in Singapore today
# Biting Back
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# Biting Back

The Sunwolves scored a terrific try from their own 22 in Singapore today

Mar 26th 2016, 5:40 PM 7,108 Views 6 Comments

The attendance wasn’t great in Singapore, but the rugby wasn’t bad.

# crusaders - Wednesday 2 March, 2016

81kg McKenzie brings down 125kg runaway train Nemani Nadolo
# Go Low
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# Go Low

81kg McKenzie brings down 125kg runaway train Nemani Nadolo

Mar 2nd 2016, 5:17 PM 13,889 Views 11 Comments

The Crusaders marauding Fijian wing probably felt he was odds-on to score.

# crusaders - Tuesday 9 February, 2016

Ex-Blackrock prop Jager features in Super Rugby trial match for Crusaders
# Irish Abroad
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# Irish Abroad

Ex-Blackrock prop Jager features in Super Rugby trial match for Crusaders

Feb 9th 2016, 5:30 AM 14,184 Views 7 Comments

The Ireland Schools-capped prop was on the bench alongside Joe Moody and Codie Taylor.

# crusaders - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

Foley on new signing Francis Saili: 'He doesn't have many weaknesses'
# Promise
From The42
# Promise

Foley on new signing Francis Saili: 'He doesn't have many weaknesses'

Apr 7th 2015, 3:56 PM 6,817 Views 17 Comments

With Tyler Bleendaal continuing his recovery, Munster could have two extremely talented Kiwis in midfield next season.

# crusaders - Saturday 2 August, 2014

Cheika guides Waratahs to first Super Rugby title in thrilling final
# Classic
From The42
# Classic

Cheika guides Waratahs to first Super Rugby title in thrilling final

Aug 2nd 2014, 12:53 PM 6,584 Views 11 Comments

The ‘Tahs and the Crusaders played out a memorable clash in Sydney.

# crusaders - Friday 1 August, 2014

Cheika's Waratahs need to snap 10-year Crusaders streak to claim Super Rugby crown
# Final Countdown
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# Final Countdown

Cheika's Waratahs need to snap 10-year Crusaders streak to claim Super Rugby crown

Aug 1st 2014, 7:45 AM 4,146 Views 2 Comments

New Zealand’s Crusaders are aiming for their eighth title since the southern hemisphere’s elite club competition began.

# crusaders - Saturday 26 July, 2014

Cruising Crusaders set up Super showdown versus Cheika's Waratahs
# Decider
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# Decider

Cruising Crusaders set up Super showdown versus Cheika's Waratahs

Jul 26th 2014, 12:57 PM 4,061 Views 4 Comments

The Australian franchise have a home draw as they look for their first-ever Super Rugby title.

# crusaders - Friday 25 July, 2014

Crusaders hunt eighth Super Rugby title but Sharks sniff an upset
# Final Four
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# Final Four

Crusaders hunt eighth Super Rugby title but Sharks sniff an upset

Jul 25th 2014, 10:10 PM 3,222 Views 0 Comments

The weekend’s other semi-final pits Australia’s Waratahs and Brumbies against each other.

# crusaders - Saturday 12 July, 2014

Dagg offload and Toomua hat-trick the highlights as Super Rugby top six confirmed
# Super Troopers
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# Super Troopers

Dagg offload and Toomua hat-trick the highlights as Super Rugby top six confirmed

Jul 12th 2014, 3:29 PM 5,493 Views 1 Comment

The Waikato Chiefs won away in Auckland to keep their three-in-a-row dreams alive.

# crusaders - Saturday 5 July, 2014

Dan Carter sets up match-clinching Crusaders try on first start in six months
# Business As Usual
From The42
# Business As Usual

Dan Carter sets up match-clinching Crusaders try on first start in six months

Jul 5th 2014, 5:56 PM 4,990 Views 2 Comments

Meanwhile in Super Rugby, Nick Cummins parked his impending Japanese move to inspire Western Force to victory.

# crusaders - Saturday 28 June, 2014

Colin Slade and his mouthguard sent flying as Hadleigh Parkes goes on the rampage
# Crashball
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# Crashball

Colin Slade and his mouthguard sent flying as Hadleigh Parkes goes on the rampage

Jun 28th 2014, 2:55 PM 5,842 Views 1 Comment

The Crusaders lost a gritty Super XV encounter in Wellington while the Waratahs dominated an Aussie derby.

# crusaders - Monday 16 June, 2014

All Blacks centre Smith ruled out of third Test against England
# Blow
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# Blow

All Blacks centre Smith ruled out of third Test against England

Jun 16th 2014, 12:04 PM 2,946 Views 2 Comments

Meanwhile, Munster fans will get a chance to see Tyler Bleyendaal in action against a second-string English side tomorrow.

# crusaders - Sunday 18 May, 2014

A head-stamping, eye-gouging and delicious offloading Super Rugby weekend
# Business As Usual
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# Business As Usual

A head-stamping, eye-gouging and delicious offloading Super Rugby weekend

May 18th 2014, 4:11 PM 5,188 Views 6 Comments

The Sharks reasserted their dominance atop the Super XV table after scoring a late try against Crusaders.

# crusaders - Saturday 17 May, 2014

Rugby player sent off for stamping on opponent's face
# Video
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# Video

Rugby player sent off for stamping on opponent's face

May 17th 2014, 3:02 PM 11,654 Views 15 Comments

Jean Deysel faces a heavy suspension after appearing to deliberately harm an opponent.

# crusaders - Sunday 4 May, 2014

Richie McCaw makes return, on the blindside, as Crusaders finally wake up
# Super Rugby
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# Super Rugby

Richie McCaw makes return, on the blindside, as Crusaders finally wake up

May 4th 2014, 5:14 PM 5,379 Views 3 Comments

The All Blacks captain is back in action after a thumb injury while the Sharks have stretched their lead.

# crusaders - Sunday 20 April, 2014

Prince William catches the Izzy Folau show and Brodie Retallick goes topless
# Super Rugby
From The42
# Super Rugby

Prince William catches the Izzy Folau show and Brodie Retallick goes topless

Apr 20th 2014, 7:00 PM 12,712 Views 4 Comments

Gareth Anscombe, meanwhile, left his last-ditch penalty attempt against Crusaders a few, crucial yards short.

# crusaders - Friday 28 March, 2014

VIDEO: Alapati Leiua scores Super Rugby try of the season to clinch thriller
# Don't Stop Me Now
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# Don't Stop Me Now

VIDEO: Alapati Leiua scores Super Rugby try of the season to clinch thriller

Mar 28th 2014, 11:41 AM 5,794 Views 4 Comments

We’ve counted two goose steps, three fend-offs, one side step and five defenders beaten.

# crusaders - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

Holders Shamrock Rovers get Glentoran in Setanta Sport Cup
# Domestic Football
From The42
# Domestic Football

Holders Shamrock Rovers get Glentoran in Setanta Sport Cup

Dec 11th 2013, 2:08 PM 1,603 Views 3 Comments

The four quarter-finals pairing were announced this afternoon.

# crusaders - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

Israel Dagg and Crusaders' rap song reaches No. 1 in New Zealand
# Izzy Does It
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# Izzy Does It

Israel Dagg and Crusaders' rap song reaches No. 1 in New Zealand

Aug 14th 2013, 2:11 PM 2,890 Views 6 Comments

‘Never Walk Away’ is riding high in the country’s iTunes chart.

# crusaders - Sunday 4 August, 2013

Colin Slade has our vote for top Super Rugby try of 2013
# It's Christmaaaas!
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# It's Christmaaaas!

Colin Slade has our vote for top Super Rugby try of 2013

Aug 4th 2013, 1:29 PM 3,745 Views 4 Comments

Sky TV in New Zealand are looking for the best score of the season from a Kiwi side.

# crusaders - Monday 29 July, 2013

All Blacks star overcomes food poisoning to help team into Super Rugby final
# Dicky Tummy
From The42
# Dicky Tummy

All Blacks star overcomes food poisoning to help team into Super Rugby final

Jul 29th 2013, 2:53 PM 2,391 Views 0 Comments

Hika Elliot lost six pounds in weight and was placed on a drip two day’s before the biggest game of his season.

# crusaders - Saturday 27 July, 2013

Masaga breaks 4 tackles in 6 metres to swing Super XV semi-final for Chiefs
# Super Rugby
From The42
# Super Rugby

Masaga breaks 4 tackles in 6 metres to swing Super XV semi-final for Chiefs

Jul 27th 2013, 12:02 PM 4,980 Views 4 Comments

Israel Dagg scored a beauty for the Crusaders too, but it’s the defending champions who will host next weekend’s final.

# crusaders - Thursday 25 July, 2013

Connacht interest in Super Rugby semis but Clarke wants final glory
# Chiefs Captain
From The42
# Chiefs Captain

Connacht interest in Super Rugby semis but Clarke wants final glory

Jul 25th 2013, 8:55 PM 4,379 Views 1 Comment

Chiefs skipper Craig Clarke is preparing for the visit of Dan Carter’s Crusaders this weekend.

Isa Nacewa makes his rugby pundit debut in New Zealand
# Isa Insights
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# Isa Insights

Isa Nacewa makes his rugby pundit debut in New Zealand

Jul 25th 2013, 5:00 PM 5,635 Views 9 Comments

The former Leinster star gave his take on this weekend’s Super Rugby semi’s.

# crusaders - Saturday 20 July, 2013

McCaw returns as Crusaders put on a show against Reds
# Super Xv
From The42
# Super Xv

McCaw returns as Crusaders put on a show against Reds

Jul 20th 2013, 11:59 AM 2,567 Views 1 Comment

The New Zealand side put in a clinical display of running rugby to take their place in the Super Rugby semi-finals.

# crusaders - Thursday 18 July, 2013

Diarmuid McMahon tells us all about playing with All Black legend Richie McCaw
# Besties
From The42
# Besties

Diarmuid McMahon tells us all about playing with All Black legend Richie McCaw

Jul 18th 2013, 2:50 PM 4,061 Views 0 Comments

The New Zealand captain defused tension at his first training session by dropping the first ball passed to him.

# crusaders - Tuesday 2 July, 2013

The most dangerous spear tackle you'll see today
# Ouch
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# Ouch

The most dangerous spear tackle you'll see today

Jul 2nd 2013, 8:21 PM 5,591 Views 17 Comments

Ma’a Nonu received a three-week ban following the incident, which fortunately did not result in a serious injury.

# crusaders - Monday 1 July, 2013

Kiwi commentators loses his mind over 'Greatest pass I've ever seen'
# Backdoor Flick
From The42
# Backdoor Flick

Kiwi commentators loses his mind over 'Greatest pass I've ever seen'

Jul 1st 2013, 8:58 PM 8,339 Views 8 Comments

Coming from a country that has produced Justin Marshall, Christian Cullen and Carlos Spencer, that’s saying something.

# crusaders - Friday 17 May, 2013

Dan Carter voices support for change to season structure
# World Rugby
From The42
# World Rugby

Dan Carter voices support for change to season structure

May 17th 2013, 12:11 PM 2,755 Views 3 Comments

The IRB Player of the Year says he hasn’t had a proper pre-season in a decade.

# crusaders - Friday 8 March, 2013

VIDEO: Savea batters All Black teammate Dagg on his way to super try
# Monster Mash
From The42
# Monster Mash

VIDEO: Savea batters All Black teammate Dagg on his way to super try

Mar 8th 2013, 10:44 AM 2,243 Views 3 Comments

Now Izzy knows how Fergus McFadden felt at Eden Park.

# crusaders - Tuesday 26 February, 2013

Danny Morrissey gives Cork City the advantage in Setanta Cup clash with Crusaders
# Setanta Cup
From The42
# Setanta Cup

Danny Morrissey gives Cork City the advantage in Setanta Cup clash with Crusaders

Feb 26th 2013, 9:51 PM 1,098 Views 3 Comments

The Rebel Armey have a one-goal lead ahead of next week’s return leg.

# crusaders - Tuesday 30 October, 2012

South African Number 8 CJ Stander is arriving in Munster today
# Super 8
From The42
# Super 8

South African Number 8 CJ Stander is arriving in Munster today

Oct 30th 2012, 12:22 PM 2,531 Views 3 Comments

The 22-year-old has a year of Super Rugby experience with the Bulls under his belt.

# crusaders - Thursday 19 July, 2012

‘Robust’ discussions between Rob Penney and Declan Kidney over Irish stars
# Bossmen
From The42
# Bossmen

‘Robust’ discussions between Rob Penney and Declan Kidney over Irish stars

Jul 19th 2012, 11:34 AM 3,944 Views 0 Comments

The new Munster coach wants to build up a good working relationship with the national team.