The Crusaders scalped the Chiefs 57-28, running riot at Christchurch Stadium, Christchurch.
Will Jordan and Codie Taylor both scored twice as Scott Robertson’s men racked up nine tries in the rout over a hapless Chiefs.
The bonus-point victory extends their home winning streak (and New Zealand derby-winning streak over the Waikato side).
The Crusaders have played the Chiefs 33 times in Super rugby since 1996 and the Crusaders have won 20 matches or 61% of the clashes.
There have been no draws between the sides and Crusaders have lost 13 of the 33 matches.
This weekend the match will be played in Christchurch where
CRUSADERS CRUISE TO 18TH STRAIGHT WIN
Defending Super Rugby champions Crusaders earned their 18th consecutive victory when they defeated the Reds 12-22 in Brisbane on Saturday.
The Crusaders started like the champions they are, scoring their first try in the 7th minute. After securing clean line-out ball, they built through ten phases
The Reds have played the Crusaders 24 times in Super rugby since 1996 and the Reds have won six and lost 18 matches.
These teams have met three times in the knockout stages of the tournament. Most recently they met in 2013 in the Elimination final. Two years earlier the Reds
The Crusaders made it two wins from two as they cruised to a 38-22 victory over the Hurricanes in a thrilling Super Rugby Round Two encounter in Christchurch.
Scott Robertson steered the Crusaders to a narrow win over the Blues in their opening fixture, while the 'Canes edged past the Tahs
Super rugby champions the Crusaders have played the Hurricanes 35 times in Super rugby since 1996 and the Crusaders have won 20 matches.
The Hurricanes have won 12 matches and the teams have drawn three times in the 35 matches.
This weekend the match will be played in Christchurch where the teams
The champs played like the dynasty they well and truly are, but the chumps weren't half bad either in an Eden Park Saturday night Super Rugby classic.
At the end of an exhilarating 80 minutes at Auckland's showpiece rugby venue it was the Crusaders who had snuck the toughest of 24-22
First games at Eden Park are always a test for the home side, will they signal the start of a revival in fortunes after years of waiting and after meeting the Crusaders first-up on Saturday night they and their fans will have a better idea.
Match Details: Blues v Crusaders, Eden
Outstanding Crusaders claim ninth Super Rugby title
The Crusaders secured their ninth Super Rugby title following a dominant 37-18 triumph over the Lions at a sold out AMI Stadium in Christchurch.
Despite a positive start from the South Africans, which yielded a three-pointer for Elton Jantjies, the hosts soon asserted their
The Lions will be looking to upset the odds in a repeat of last year’s Super Rugby final when they face the Crusaders at AMI Stadium in Christchurch on Saturday.
Swys de Bruin’s men come up against a Crusaders side that hasn’t lost a play-off fixture at home in 20 consecutive