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# crusaders-2 - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

'An exciting next step in my coaching career and one my family and I are ready to make'

Ronan O’Gara has been confirmed as the Crusaders backs coach.

Ronan O'Gara leaves Racing 92 to take up coaching role in New Zealand ROG

Ronan O'Gara leaves Racing 92 to take up coaching role in New Zealand

The former Ireland out-half is joining the Crusaders.

# crusaders-2 - Wednesday 1 November, 2017

Irish prop Jager retained by Crusaders for 2018 Super Rugby season

“We have a lot of confidence in Oli’s ability,” says Scott Robertson.

# crusaders-2 - Saturday 5 August, 2017

Crusaders hold off 14-man Lions to win first Super Rugby title since 2008

Kwagga Smith’s first-half dismissal for a dangerous tackle was the defining moment in Johannesburg.

# crusaders-2 - Saturday 10 June, 2017

Brilliant night for Furlong and the rest of the Irish Lions in Christchurch

It was a great night for the Irish contingent.

As it happened: Crusaders v The Lions

Warren Gatland’s men were in desperate need of a big result in Christchurch.

# crusaders-2 - Friday 26 May, 2017

Ex-Ireland Schools prop Jager to face Lions in New Zealand tour opener

The tighthead will be among those who get the first shot at the Lions next week.

# crusaders-2 - Wednesday 2 November, 2016

21-year-old Irish tighthead Jager joins Crusaders for 2017 Super Rugby

The former Blackrock College student has taken another step up the New Zealand ladder.

# crusaders-2 - Saturday 15 October, 2016

'He's got a big future and, who knows, he could wear a black jersey'

Irishman Oliver Jager is part of Canterbury’s push for a Mitre 10 Cup title.

# crusaders-2 - Thursday 19 May, 2016

Analysis: Crusaders' classic shape allows individual skill to shine

We take a look at the Kiwis’ 2-4-2 shape, which has been adopted by Pat Lam’s Connacht.

# crusaders-2 - Saturday 27 February, 2016

Life without Carter and McCaw starts with a loss for Crusaders

However, they ran the Chiefs close in the Super 18 this morning.

# crusaders-2 - Wednesday 24 February, 2016

Blackadder an early contender for Munster's Director of Rugby role

The former All Blacks lock has spent the past seven seasons in charge of the Crusaders.

# crusaders-2 - Friday 8 May, 2015

Good lord... this All Blacks second row just morphed into Bryan bloody Habana

How on earth did Sam Whitelock score this 60m cracker?

# crusaders-2 - Saturday 2 May, 2015

Three of the All Blacks' potential World Cup out-halves faced off this morning 10

Three of the All Blacks' potential World Cup out-halves faced off this morning

Beauden Barrett, Dan Carter and Colin Slade were all heavily involved in Wellington.

# crusaders-2 - Friday 17 April, 2015

It was Sonny Bill v Dan and Richie in New Zealand earlier and the result wasn't even close

The Chiefs were too good for the Crusaders in Christchurch earlier.

# crusaders-2 - Sunday 12 April, 2015

There's a Fijian behemoth devastating Super Rugby who needs an army to take him to ground

You need three men to subdue Nemani Nadolo.

# crusaders-2 - Monday 6 April, 2015

If current Super Rugby form holds to the World Cup... All Blacks by 50

Four of the five New Zealand franchises are in playoff spots at the moment.

# crusaders-2 - Saturday 4 April, 2015

How big a ban should this Sharks player get for this dangerous use of the knee?

Jean Deysel could be facing a long spell out of rugby.

# crusaders-2 - Saturday 28 February, 2015

It was Sonny Bill v Richie this morning and the result was not pretty

The Chiefs thumped the Crusaders to maintain their perfect start to the Super Rugby season.