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Crusaders upset Chiefs in Super Rugby

The boot of Colin Slade has carried the Crusaders to an 18-17 upset win over defending champions the Chiefs in a tough Super Rugby clash in Hamilton.

Chiefs v Crusaders

Waikato Stadium, Hamilton, Saturday 5.35pm (AEST)

Cheetahs v Crusaders

Free State Stadium, Bloemfontein, Sunday 1.05am (AEST)

Nemani Nadolo hat-trick steers Crusaders back on track

Former Waratah, Nemani Nadolo (file pic).

BLOEMFONTEIN, South Africa, April 12 (Reuters) - Winger Nemani Nadolo scored a hat-trick of tries and flyhalf Colin Slade contributed 25 points as Canterbury Crusaders beat Cheetahs 52-31 in their...

Lions v Crusaders

Ryan Crotty will skipper the Crusaders.

Ellis Park, Johannesburg 2.05am (AEDT)

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Late tries seal Crusaders' victory over Lions

Crusaders fullback Israel Dagg set up the final try/

A couple of late tries clinched a 28-7 victory for Canterbury Crusaders over Golden Lions Saturday in a Super Rugby match at Ellis Park.

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Where has Crusaders' try-scoring ability gone?

Richard Knowler Six tries in four matches. It's a grotesque statistic the Crusaders won't like to be reminded of.

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Alapati Leiua wonder try drives Hurricanes past Crusaders

Alapati Leiua

Livewire winger Alapati Leiua fended off five tacklers in a brilliant individual try to lift the Wellington Hurricanes to a thrilling 29-26 win over the Crusaders in Christchurch on Friday.

Crusaders v Hurricanes

AMI Stadium, Christchurch, Friday 5.35pm (AEDT)

Crusaders v Stormers

AMI Stadium, Christchurch, Saturday March 8, 5.35pm (AEDT)

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Crusaders scrape past Stormers

Schalk Burger

The Crusaders scraped a 14-13 win over the Stormers in Christchurch to post their first win of the Super Rugby season and maintain a proud 13-year record.

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Rebels aim to lift for Crusaders' clash

Locked and loaded: Hugh Pyle.

Melbourne Rebels lock Hugh Pyle says a brutal match-review session has left the players in no doubt about what's required in Friday's Super Rugby clash with the Crusaders.

Rebels v Crusaders

AAMI Park, Melbourne. Friday 7.40pm (AEDT)

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Nemani Nadolo could prove Crusaders' back-line saviour

Back in the day: Nemani Nadolo during his time with the Waratahs.

Chris Barclay Four years after being a bit-part member of the Waratahs squad, hulking winger Nemani Nadolo may be just what the Crusaders have been looking for.

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Rebels fall short against Crusaders

Rebels play Crusaders

Melissa Woods Melbourne loses second game in a row despite improved performance

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Simon Hickey boots Blues to impressive win over Crusaders

Simon Hickey

Benji Marshall sat on the bench for the entire match as the Blues downed the Crusaders 35-24 in the Super Rugby clash in Auckland on Friday.

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Super Rugby Previews

Crusaders v Chiefs

Previews

Richard Shute Crusaders v Chiefs at Christchurch Stadium, Christchurch

Richie McCaw's broken thumb is more pain for Crusaders

Richie McCaw

Duncan Johnstone The Crusaders will know on Monday whether Richie McCaw will require surgery on a broken thumb that will have him absent from their struggling Super Rugby campaign for up to eight weeks.

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Chiefs beat Crusaders in Christchurch thriller

Robbie Fruean

Defending champions the Chiefs have produced a lionhearted defensive effort to beat the Crusaders 18-10 in a fiercely fought Super Rugby contest in Christchurch.

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ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW

Super Rugby preview: Blues v Crusaders

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Richard Shute Blues v Crusaders at Ellis Park, Auckland, Friday 5.35pm.

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