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#Crusaders

# crusaders - Tuesday 19 October, 2021

Israeli scuba diver discovers ancient Crusader sword
# Crusaders
# Crusaders

Israeli scuba diver discovers ancient Crusader sword

Oct 19th 2021, 3:41 PM 22,232 Views 29 Comments

It is estimated to be 900 years old.

# crusaders - Friday 8 October, 2021

Propping runs in the family for Leinster's new Samoan tighthead Alaalatoa
# Heritage
From The42
# Heritage

Propping runs in the family for Leinster's new Samoan tighthead Alaalatoa

Oct 8th 2021, 6:30 AM 4,926 Views 2 Comments

The 30-year-old has found similarities between the Crusaders and Leinster.

# crusaders - Saturday 12 June, 2021

Crusaders miss out as Blues and Highlanders advance to Super Rugby final From The42

Crusaders miss out as Blues and Highlanders advance to Super Rugby final

Jun 12th 2021, 10:44 AM 5,267 Views 0 Comments

Scott Robertson’s side have been the dominant force in recent years but won’t be part of next weekend’s decider.

# crusaders - Monday 24 May, 2021

'What a luxury... Any other team in the world is taking either Mo'unga or Barrett at 10'
# On Fire
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# On Fire

'What a luxury... Any other team in the world is taking either Mo'unga or Barrett at 10'

May 24th 2021, 8:45 PM 33,157 Views 2 Comments

The Crusaders out-half is in superb form and starred again last weekend against the Reds.

# crusaders - Saturday 22 May, 2021

The Kiwi teams are now 10/10 against the Aussies in Super Rugby
# Highlights
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# Highlights

The Kiwi teams are now 10/10 against the Aussies in Super Rugby

May 22nd 2021, 2:07 PM 5,718 Views 8 Comments

Richie Mo’unga starred again as the Crusaders hammered the Reds.

# crusaders - Saturday 17 April, 2021

McKenzie penalty sees Chiefs pip Crusaders in dramatic finish
# Super Rugby
From The42
# Super Rugby

McKenzie penalty sees Chiefs pip Crusaders in dramatic finish

Apr 17th 2021, 11:06 AM 6,897 Views 6 Comments

The Crusaders scored three tries to two but were punished for infringements within kicking range as McKenzie landed four penalties.

# crusaders - Monday 12 April, 2021

Leinster have signed Samoa prop Michael Alaalatoa ahead of next season
# Tighthead
From The42
# Tighthead

Leinster have signed Samoa prop Michael Alaalatoa ahead of next season

Apr 12th 2021, 8:00 PM 36,837 Views 105 Comments

The 29-year-old tighthead will join from the Crusaders in New Zealand.

# crusaders - Saturday 13 March, 2021

This stunning try finish the highlight as Crusaders heap more misery on Chiefs
# Super Rugby
From The42
# Super Rugby

This stunning try finish the highlight as Crusaders heap more misery on Chiefs

Mar 13th 2021, 12:09 PM 9,679 Views 10 Comments

Leicester Fainga’anuku’s brilliant try arrived in the first half.

# crusaders - Friday 26 February, 2021

23-year-old Birr man Regan makes Super Rugby debut for the Highlanders
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

23-year-old Birr man Regan makes Super Rugby debut for the Highlanders

Feb 26th 2021, 8:07 AM 14,303 Views 7 Comments

The Crusaders came out on top in the Super Rugby Aotearoa opener in Dunedin.

# crusaders - Saturday 31 October, 2020

'I was closed in Munster. I was happy with my lot, but my eyes got opened in Crusaders'
# Connecting
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# Connecting

'I was closed in Munster. I was happy with my lot, but my eyes got opened in Crusaders'

Oct 31st 2020, 7:20 AM 25,448 Views 1 Comment

La Rochelle head coach Ronan O’Gara says connecting with players is as important as anything else.

# crusaders - Wednesday 2 September, 2020

'Still early', but EPCR boss says plans for 16-club global rugby tournament 'advancing'
# North V South
From The42
# North V South

'Still early', but EPCR boss says plans for 16-club global rugby tournament 'advancing'

Sep 2nd 2020, 11:02 AM 6,103 Views 5 Comments

Vincent Gaillard says the tournament should remain ‘exclusive’ by being played once every four years.

# crusaders - Tuesday 18 August, 2020

Super Rugby goes from world's best to unholy mess
# Stalemate
From The42
# Stalemate

Super Rugby goes from world's best to unholy mess

Aug 18th 2020, 12:14 PM 12,738 Views 4 Comments

Governing body SANZAAR insists it still has a part to play, even though Australia and New Zealand have left it out in the cold on discussions about Super Rugby’s future.

# crusaders - Friday 7 August, 2020

Leinster and the Crusaders linked up for a fascinating project during lockdown
# Brain Power
From The42
# Brain Power

Leinster and the Crusaders linked up for a fascinating project during lockdown

Aug 7th 2020, 1:00 AM 19,335 Views 6 Comments

The Irish province are viewing the next few months of games like a World Cup.

# crusaders - Saturday 25 July, 2020

'Awesome' Hurricanes end Crusaders phenomenal streak
# Super Rugby Aotearoa
From The42
# Super Rugby Aotearoa

'Awesome' Hurricanes end Crusaders phenomenal streak

Jul 25th 2020, 11:44 AM 8,255 Views 5 Comments

Crusaders suffer first loss at home in 37 games and four years.

# crusaders - Tuesday 7 July, 2020

Analysis: Super Rugby sides picking apart lineout seams with sharp attack From The42

Analysis: Super Rugby sides picking apart lineout seams with sharp attack

Jul 7th 2020, 3:59 PM 5,150 Views 2 Comments

The Brumbies scored an excellent try in behind the lineout against the Rebels.

# crusaders - Saturday 4 July, 2020

Crusaders cruise to third straight win after sizzling second-half display
# Super Rugby
From The42
# Super Rugby

Crusaders cruise to third straight win after sizzling second-half display

Jul 4th 2020, 10:36 AM 3,955 Views 2 Comments

In yet another superb game of Super Rugby, the Crusaders finished off the Highlanders in style with three tries in the final quarter.

# crusaders - Monday 22 June, 2020

Analysis: How the Crusaders hurt the Hurricanes with their classy kicking game
# Kick To Score
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# Kick To Score

Analysis: How the Crusaders hurt the Hurricanes with their classy kicking game

Jun 22nd 2020, 7:30 PM 4,751 Views 1 Comment

Scott Robertson’s side used a variety of kicks to cause major problems in Wellington.

# crusaders - Tuesday 19 May, 2020

All Black Barrett signs new deal through to the next World Cup
# 2023
From The42
# 2023

All Black Barrett signs new deal through to the next World Cup

May 19th 2020, 11:02 AM 4,747 Views 0 Comments

The Crusaders lock made his New Zealand debut against Ireland back in 2016.

# crusaders - Thursday 7 May, 2020

We could be watching Super Rugby from New Zealand as soon as next month
# Derbies
From The42
# Derbies

We could be watching Super Rugby from New Zealand as soon as next month

May 7th 2020, 9:28 AM 6,486 Views 4 Comments

The five Kiwi sides are set to play each other home and away over the course of 10 weeks.

# crusaders - Tuesday 28 April, 2020

'Leinster playing the Crusaders - who wouldn't want to watch a game like that?'
# Club World Cup
From The42
# Club World Cup

'Leinster playing the Crusaders - who wouldn't want to watch a game like that?'

Apr 28th 2020, 1:00 AM 10,494 Views 12 Comments

Leinster senior coach Stuart Lancaster says it would be brilliant to play the best of the Southern Hemisphere.

# crusaders - Monday 6 April, 2020

Crusaders respond to video footage of players training together in public during lockdown
# Caught Out
From The42
# Caught Out

Crusaders respond to video footage of players training together in public during lockdown

Apr 6th 2020, 2:54 PM 13,978 Views 8 Comments

‘All of the players involved have acknowledged they made a mistake by sharing equipment.’

# crusaders - Friday 21 February, 2020

First-half blitz sends Crusaders to top of Super Rugby standings
# Business As Usual
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# Business As Usual

First-half blitz sends Crusaders to top of Super Rugby standings

Feb 21st 2020, 11:08 AM 4,788 Views 0 Comments

Four tries in the first half helped the champions to see off the Highlanders today in Christchurch.

# crusaders - Thursday 6 February, 2020

Irish prop Jager gets second consecutive Super Rugby start for Crusaders
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

Irish prop Jager gets second consecutive Super Rugby start for Crusaders

Feb 6th 2020, 4:13 PM 12,233 Views 18 Comments

The 24-year-old has been involved with the Kiwi franchise since 2017.

# crusaders - Friday 17 January, 2020

Irishmen O'Donnell and Glynn involved in Super Rugby pre-season games
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

Irishmen O'Donnell and Glynn involved in Super Rugby pre-season games

Jan 17th 2020, 9:54 AM 10,107 Views 13 Comments

Melbourne Rebels and the Crusaders have handed the Irish pair opportunities.

# crusaders - Thursday 17 October, 2019

'ROG has been awesome... He’s very determined like all the other Irish are'
# Crusaders
From The42
# Crusaders

'ROG has been awesome... He’s very determined like all the other Irish are'

Oct 17th 2019, 3:15 PM 34,431 Views 20 Comments

Ronan O’Gara has had an influence on several of the All Blacks players.

# crusaders - Thursday 1 August, 2019

Wolves progress in Europe as Jimenez's double downs Crusaders
# Europa League
From The42
# Europa League

Wolves progress in Europe as Jimenez's double downs Crusaders

Aug 1st 2019, 10:06 PM 6,841 Views 0 Comments

The Premier League side were comfortable winners tonight and on aggregate.

# crusaders - Thursday 25 July, 2019

Late goalkeeping error sees Wolves double their lead for Belfast return leg
# European Business
From The42
# European Business

Late goalkeeping error sees Wolves double their lead for Belfast return leg

Jul 25th 2019, 10:20 PM 10,886 Views 5 Comments

Molineux toasted Wolves’ return to Europe after 39 years, as they ran out 2-0 winners over Crusaders.

# crusaders - Tuesday 9 July, 2019

Crusaders boss Robertson 'optimistic' about prospects for All Blacks job
# Great Scott
From The42
# Great Scott

Crusaders boss Robertson 'optimistic' about prospects for All Blacks job

Jul 9th 2019, 10:37 AM 7,454 Views 5 Comments

Present assistant coach Ian Foster is thought to be his main rival for the biggest job in rugby.

# crusaders - Friday 5 July, 2019

O'Gara wary of Jaguares threat as Crusaders chase third straight title
# Super Rugby
From The42
# Super Rugby

O'Gara wary of Jaguares threat as Crusaders chase third straight title

Jul 5th 2019, 8:36 AM 8,841 Views 3 Comments

‘I know the Argentinians and when they get a sniff they’re dangerous.’

# crusaders - Saturday 29 June, 2019

Crusaders keep Super Rugby three-peat dream alive
# Thriller
From The42
# Thriller

Crusaders keep Super Rugby three-peat dream alive

Jun 29th 2019, 11:55 AM 13,523 Views 30 Comments

Ronan O’Gara’s side are on track for a hat-trick of titles.

# crusaders - Wednesday 12 June, 2019

Ronan O'Gara returning to Top 14 as head coach with La Rochelle
# Northbound
From The42
# Northbound

Ronan O'Gara returning to Top 14 as head coach with La Rochelle

Jun 12th 2019, 11:00 AM 27,000 Views 22 Comments

The Corkman will leave Christchurch this summer to replace Xavier Garbajosa in Jono Gibbes’ backroom team.

# crusaders - Saturday 1 June, 2019

O'Gara's Crusaders stunned in 10-try thriller after leading by 20 points
# Big Turnaround
From The42
# Big Turnaround

O'Gara's Crusaders stunned in 10-try thriller after leading by 20 points

Jun 1st 2019, 3:38 PM 12,918 Views 8 Comments

The Chiefs side pulled off a shock win over the defending Super Rugby champions in Suva.

# crusaders - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

Crusaders and NZ Rugby investigate 'very serious' allegations against players
# Super Rugby
From The42
# Super Rugby

Crusaders and NZ Rugby investigate 'very serious' allegations against players

May 21st 2019, 3:30 PM 19,212 Views 23 Comments

The Super Rugby club’s players are said to be ‘distraught’ about the allegations.

# crusaders - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

'It's decision time' - O'Gara confirms interest from La Rochelle and rules out Munster return
# In Demand
From The42
# In Demand

'It's decision time' - O'Gara confirms interest from La Rochelle and rules out Munster return

May 14th 2019, 5:27 PM 30,758 Views 25 Comments

He isn’t ruling out remaining at Crusaders for another year, either.

# crusaders - Friday 26 April, 2019

Sevu Reece stars as rampant Crusaders trounce Lions
# Super Rugby
From The42
# Super Rugby

Sevu Reece stars as rampant Crusaders trounce Lions

Apr 26th 2019, 10:58 AM 6,251 Views 37 Comments

The Crusaders’ bid for a third straight Super Rugby title is gathering momentum.

# crusaders - Saturday 23 February, 2019

Wow. How did this Crusaders star get this freakish offload away?
# Flame Emoji
From The42
# Flame Emoji

Wow. How did this Crusaders star get this freakish offload away?

Feb 23rd 2019, 11:42 AM 14,713 Views 18 Comments

Ridiculous carry on.

# crusaders - Monday 3 December, 2018

Crusaders assistant Mooar to take over as Scarlets head coach next season
# Mooar Money Mooar Problems
From The42
# Mooar Money Mooar Problems

Crusaders assistant Mooar to take over as Scarlets head coach next season

Dec 3rd 2018, 11:09 AM 6,895 Views 14 Comments

The Super Rugby champions’ attack coach will replace Wayne Pivac as he moves into Warren Gatland’s seat.

# crusaders - Saturday 13 October, 2018

'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 44,289 Views 45 Comments

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

# crusaders - Thursday 16 August, 2018

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 7,480 Views 7 Comments

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

# crusaders - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

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 12,054 Views 11 Comments

You can prove anything with stats.

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