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#Crusaders

# crusaders - All time

'Rubbing shoulders with Botha, O'Connell - it's something you can't buy'
# US Rugby
From The42
# US Rugby

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

Aug 14th 2016, 9:30 AM 8,809 Views 2 Comments

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

Bath look to new chapter with signing of Blackadder as director of rugby
# New Boss
From The42
# New Boss

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

Jul 28th 2016, 10:08 AM 4,556 Views 9 Comments

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

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 8,047 Views 3 Comments

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

Crusaders pack bags for Jo'burg as Jaguares tame Lions in Buenos Aires
# Super Rugby
From The42
# Super Rugby

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

Jul 17th 2016, 8:54 PM 6,078 Views 1 Comment

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

McKenzie makes the difference as Chiefs see off Crusaders in the Fiji rain
# Pacific Pow-wow
From The42
# Pacific Pow-wow

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

Jul 1st 2016, 12:54 PM 4,323 Views 5 Comments

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

Owen Franks got lost under a Garryowen and was punished with howls of laughter
# Bop
From The42
# Bop

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

May 20th 2016, 3:29 PM 11,598 Views 5 Comments

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

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 5,375 Views 3 Comments

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

The Sunwolves scored a terrific try from their own 22 in Singapore today
# Biting Back
From The42
# Biting Back

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

Mar 26th 2016, 5:40 PM 7,122 Views 6 Comments

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

81kg McKenzie brings down 125kg runaway train Nemani Nadolo
# Go Low
From The42
# Go Low

81kg McKenzie brings down 125kg runaway train Nemani Nadolo

Mar 2nd 2016, 5:17 PM 13,909 Views 11 Comments

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

Ex-Blackrock prop Jager features in Super Rugby trial match for Crusaders
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

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

Feb 9th 2016, 5:30 AM 14,207 Views 7 Comments

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

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 6,833 Views 17 Comments

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

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 6,595 Views 11 Comments

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

Cheika's Waratahs need to snap 10-year Crusaders streak to claim Super Rugby crown
# Final Countdown
From The42
# Final Countdown

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

Aug 1st 2014, 7:45 AM 4,158 Views 2 Comments

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

Cruising Crusaders set up Super showdown versus Cheika's Waratahs
# Decider
From The42
# Decider

Cruising Crusaders set up Super showdown versus Cheika's Waratahs

Jul 26th 2014, 12:57 PM 4,072 Views 4 Comments

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

Crusaders hunt eighth Super Rugby title but Sharks sniff an upset
# Final Four
From The42
# Final Four

Crusaders hunt eighth Super Rugby title but Sharks sniff an upset

Jul 25th 2014, 10:10 PM 3,236 Views 0 Comments

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

Dagg offload and Toomua hat-trick the highlights as Super Rugby top six confirmed
# Super Troopers
From The42
# Super Troopers

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

Jul 12th 2014, 3:29 PM 5,501 Views 1 Comment

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

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 5,000 Views 2 Comments

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

Colin Slade and his mouthguard sent flying as Hadleigh Parkes goes on the rampage
# Crashball
From The42
# Crashball

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

Jun 28th 2014, 2:55 PM 5,851 Views 1 Comment

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

All Blacks centre Smith ruled out of third Test against England
# Blow
From The42
# Blow

All Blacks centre Smith ruled out of third Test against England

Jun 16th 2014, 12:04 PM 2,962 Views 2 Comments

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

A head-stamping, eye-gouging and delicious offloading Super Rugby weekend
# Business As Usual
From The42
# Business As Usual

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

May 18th 2014, 4:11 PM 5,195 Views 6 Comments

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

Rugby player sent off for stamping on opponent's face
# Video
From The42
# Video

Rugby player sent off for stamping on opponent's face

May 17th 2014, 3:02 PM 11,664 Views 15 Comments

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

Richie McCaw makes return, on the blindside, as Crusaders finally wake up
# Super Rugby
From The42
# Super Rugby

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

May 4th 2014, 5:14 PM 5,389 Views 3 Comments

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

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 12,726 Views 4 Comments

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

VIDEO: Alapati Leiua scores Super Rugby try of the season to clinch thriller
# Don't Stop Me Now
From The42
# Don't Stop Me Now

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

Mar 28th 2014, 11:41 AM 5,807 Views 4 Comments

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

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 1,617 Views 3 Comments

The four quarter-finals pairing were announced this afternoon.

Israel Dagg and Crusaders' rap song reaches No. 1 in New Zealand
# Izzy Does It
From The42
# Izzy Does It

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

Aug 14th 2013, 2:11 PM 2,910 Views 6 Comments

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

Colin Slade has our vote for top Super Rugby try of 2013
# It's Christmaaaas!
From The42
# It's Christmaaaas!

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

Aug 4th 2013, 1:29 PM 3,759 Views 4 Comments

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

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 2,402 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.

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 4,991 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.

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 4,390 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
From The42
# Isa Insights

Isa Nacewa makes his rugby pundit debut in New Zealand

Jul 25th 2013, 5:00 PM 5,648 Views 9 Comments

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

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 2,579 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.

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

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

Jul 18th 2013, 2:50 PM 4,080 Views 0 Comments

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

The most dangerous spear tackle you'll see today
# Ouch
From The42
# Ouch

The most dangerous spear tackle you'll see today

Jul 2nd 2013, 8:21 PM 5,605 Views 17 Comments

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

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 8,349 Views 8 Comments

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

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 2,765 Views 3 Comments

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

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 2,251 Views 3 Comments

Now Izzy knows how Fergus McFadden felt at Eden Park.

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 1,099 Views 3 Comments

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

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 2,543 Views 3 Comments

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

‘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 3,953 Views 0 Comments

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