The Crusaders continued where they left off in 2017 when they claimed a hard-fought 45-23 win over the Chiefs in Christchurch on Saturday.
In a typical New Zealand derby, both sides ran the ball from all areas of the field but in the end the tournament's defending champions' class shone
The Crusaders will start the defence of their title in what should be a tough encounter against the Chiefs in Christchurch on Saturday.
Duels between these two sides are usually thrilling and uncompromising battles although the Crusaders have held the upper-hand in this fixture in recent times and beat the
Ahead of the 2018 Super Rugby season we take a closer look at each of the tournament’s 15 teams participating. Next up, the Chiefs.
After having Dave Rennie at the helm for the past five years, the Chiefs are at the dawn of a new era with former Maori All
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The Chiefs will be keen to build on their impressive start to the season when they face off with the Bulls in Hamilton on Saturday.
The 2012 and 2013 champions are still unbeaten after four fixtures and head into this clash as overwhelming favourites as they will be refreshed