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It's a sports' cliché, but the bench press continues to occupy a uniquely macho seat in the pantheon of weight training disciplin…

Ian Cameron
26 Apr, 4:07

All four teams have been named for this weekend's Super Rugby semi finals, with the Crusaders naming an unchanged 23 for their mat…

27 Jul, 20:43

The Crusaders have secured the services of three of their front rowers for the coming seasons. Hooker Ben Funnell and loosehead pr…

23 Jul, 22:42

While New Zealand and Australia's Super Rugby seasons have been mostly unaffected by the ongoing global pandemic, Australasian pla…

Sam Smith
01 May, 0:05

With many of his former Reds teammates earning maiden Wallabies call-ups this year, it's not a wild suggestion to say that Isaac L…

Online Editors
01 Oct, 0:54

A look back at one of the greatest tries scored by a forward in the history of Super Rugby.

Online Editors
25 Apr, 0:57

It may still be January, but the 25th season of Super Rugby will kick off later this week and it’s hard not to get excited about…

Tom Vinicombe
29 Jan, 23:16

With a multitude of international stars switching Super Rugby for the Top League, we've devised a side of the best foreign talent …

14 Jan, 23:46

The Top League will feature more foreign stars than ever before in 2020.

Alex McLeod
09 Jan, 23:49

When the Crusaders announced their squad for the upcoming season of Super Rugby, it was over 1100 caps short of the squad they fie…

Tom Vinicombe
07 Jan, 22:42

Following the announcement of the New Zealand Super Rugby squads yesterday, what are the burning questions each side needs to answ…

Alex McLeod
13 Nov, 1:41

The Crusaders squad for 2020 has been named, with a number of debutants in the side, and some familiar faces who will be named in …

Online Editors
12 Nov, 3:09

Japan’s Top League already has an abundance of foreign talent kicking around and the developing rugby nation will have a further…

17 Jul, 1:44

Crusaders Vice-Captain Ryan Crotty is set to bring up his 150th Investec Super Rugby game this weekend, as the side prepares for t…

Online Editors
06 Jun, 0:15

Up until the start of last month, the Crusaders looked set to cruise to a third straight and 10th overall title. But now, after fo…

Alex McLeod
04 Jun, 18:55

The Crusaders’ lineout attack inside the opposition 22 has become a confusing and complex puzzle for the defence to solve, using…

Ben Smith
29 Apr, 1:38