CRUSADERS BANK ANOTHER SUPER RUGBY TITLE

Crusaders' power rules again as a fifth consecutive Super Rugby title, and the second Super Rugby Aotearoa version, was secured in a stirring, frenetic, final 24-13 win over the Chiefs in Christchurch on Saturday. They were pushed all the way for 65 minutes, but first five-eighths Richie Mo'unga's goal-kicking boot carried

Crusaders simply too good for Blues

Knowing full well that beating the Crusaders meant denying them opportunities, the Blues paid the price for a string of unforced infringements in their own 22m area in their 27-43 SKY Super Rugby Aotearoa loss in Auckland on Sunday. Much hyped, the game failed to reach the levels of quality anticipated