New Zealand rugby should be charged with cruelty

Diabolical doesn’t even beginThe Aussie franchises have been shocking in 2017. Consequently, the Kiwi sides have treated them like Namibians at a World Cup.  1 A year and counting…On Friday evening in Sydney, just over a year ago, the Tahs thumped the Chiefs 45-25. That was the last victory for an Australian team that season. […]

Crusaders on the March

Last season the Crusaders failed to make the Super Rugby playoffs. The last time this happened was in 2001 when the Canterbury side finished 10th. They came back to win the following season and dominate for seven years making six of the next seven Super Rugby finals. Other teams take note. The Crusaders sit fifth on […]

Fantasy Rugby Scout Pre-Season Picks #Crusaders

The most successful team of all time in Super Rugby have had a tough time of it in recent years. They haven’t won since 2008 and last year failed to make the playoffs for the first time since their freakishly bad season in 2001. Is there is still gold in them hills? Nemani Nadolo – […]

Upset number 1: Crusaders vs Rebels

Crusaders 10 – 20 Rebels  The opening match of Super Rugby was a foregone conclusion. The Crusaders vs the Rebels in Christchurch. The Crusaders had not lost at home to an Australian side since 2004. The Rebels had never won a Super Rugby game outside Australia. This was going to be a routine 4 or […]