Result: Reds 20 vs 22 Crusaders 11/03/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby Reds 20 vs 22 Crusaders The Crusaders staged a remarkable second-half comeback to claim a 22-20 victory over the Reds in Brisbane on Saturday. Just like last week, when they fought back to beat the Highlanders in Dunedin, the seven-time champions were trailing on the scoreboard for most of this match but a…

Preview: Reds vs Crusaders 11/03/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby The Reds will want an all-round improved performance if they are to stop the Crusaders in Brisbane on Saturday. The Reds were distraught about their 26-19 loss to the Western Force last weekend especially since they were in the lead for most of the game up until the 66th minute before a Curtis…

Preview: Crusaders vs Brumbies 25/02/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby 2017 Team Preview: Crusaders 2017 Team Preview: Brumbies Two of Super Rugby’s most successful sides go into battle against one another on Saturday when the Crusaders host the Brumbies. These teams share nine Super Rugby titles between them – although seven are held by the Crusaders – and there is plenty of buzz already around…

2017 Team Preview: Crusaders

Follow @RedefinedRugby The Crusaders last won the Super Rugby title back in 2008, which is something new head coach Scott Robertson and captain Sam Whitelock are determined to put right in this campaign. LAST YEAR: COMPETITION: SEVENTH PLACE NZ CONFERENCE: FOURTH PLACE It was a disappointing campaign for the Crusaders. They finished seventh overall and…

Youth and experience strengthen 2017 Investec Super Rugby squads

Follow @RedefinedRugby A total 33 players will make their debut in the 2017 Investec Super Rugby season, reflecting the depth of talent in New Zealand rugby. A total of 190 contracted players have been announced across the Blues, Chiefs, Hurricanes, Crusaders and Highlanders Super Rugby squads today. New Zealand Rugby General Manager of Rugby Neil…