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Saturday 2 December 2023 Dublin: 3°C

# Crusaders

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Crusaders produced an absolutely stunning comeback against Highlanders this morning
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
After a short spell at Oriel Park, Alan Keane has signed a six-month deal with Crusaders.
All Blacks skipper Read could take sabbatical
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
The former Blackrock College student has taken another step up the New Zealand ladder.
Inside Rugby Park: home of Canterbury and the Crusaders
We visited the Christchurch training base of the Super Rugby and Mitre 10 Cup outfits.
'Rubbing shoulders with Botha, O'Connell - it's something you can't buy'
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
The attendance wasn’t great in Singapore, but the rugby wasn’t bad.
81kg McKenzie brings down 125kg runaway train Nemani Nadolo
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
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'
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
The four quarter-finals pairing were announced this afternoon.
Israel Dagg and Crusaders' rap song reaches No. 1 in New Zealand
‘Never Walk Away’ is riding high in the country’s iTunes chart.
Colin Slade has our vote for top Super Rugby try of 2013
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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'
Coming from a country that has produced Justin Marshall, Christian Cullen and Carlos Spencer, that’s saying something.