Mar 20, 2007: All Blacks midfield back Aaron Mauger can't wait to get back on the paddock after an enforced sabbatical ends with Saturday's Crusaders-Stormers Super 14 rugby match in Christchurch.
Mar 19, 2007: Corey Flynn will retain the captaincy of the Crusaders in this weekend's Super 14 rugby match against the Stormers, despite the imminent return to action of All Blacks skipper Richie McCaw.
Mar 17, 2007: Speed of hand and of thought were potent weapons for the Crusaders, who outclassed the Bulls 32-10 in their Super 14 rugby match at Jade Stadium in Christchurch tonight.
Mar 15, 2007: Teams for the seventh round of Super 14 rugby matches this weekend (all kickoffs NZT):-
Mar 13, 2007: Crusaders halfback Kevin Senio will be well primed when he gets his first Super 14 rugby start in five games against the Bulls in Christchurch on Saturday night.
Mar 12, 2007: Crusaders coach Robbie Deans has dropped his strongest hint yet that his rugby coaching future lies offshore after this year's Super 14.
Mar 8, 2007: Teams for the sixth round of Super 14 rugby matches this weekend.
Mar 8, 2007: For Super 14 rugby fans complaining about the lack of inspiring play, they can rest easy knowing at least two New Zealand teams will not be implicated if the competition continues to plod along this weekend.
Mar 7, 2007: Crusaders coach Robbie Deans, in the last year of his contract with the Super 14 franchise, has reportedly had a meeting with Stormers rugby bosses in South Africa.
Mar 3, 2007: Odwa Ndungane atoned for a glaring lapse and Ruan Pienaar calmly slotted a sideline conversion two minutes after the siren to give the unbeaten Sharks a last gasp 27-26 Super 14 rugby victory over the Crusaders in Durban today.
Mar 1, 2007: All Blacks winger Rico Gear has been cleared of a shoulder injury and will return to the Crusaders' starting lineup against the unbeaten Sharks in their Super 14 rugby match at Durban on Sunday morning (NZT).
Mar 1, 2007: Teams for the fifth round of Super 14 rugby matches this weekend (all kickoffs NZ time):
Feb 28, 2007: Crusaders coach Robbie Deans believes his team need to raise the bar far higher than last weekend to end the Sharks' unbeaten run in the Super 14 rugby competition in Durban on Sunday morning.
Feb 24, 2007: The Crusaders bounced back in the manner of champions to hammer the Cheetahs 49-28 in classy Super 14 rugby performance at Bloemfontein this morning (NZT).
Feb 23, 2007: Not many animals can match a cheetah for sustained pace but the Crusaders clearly plan to go toe-to-toe with South Africa's rugby version in Bloemfontein.
Feb 22, 2007: The Crusaders will be without the pace of Rico Gear for Sunday morning's Super 14 rugby match against the Cheetahs in Bloemfontein after the All Blacks winger was ruled out with injury.
Feb 22, 2007: The Crusaders visit the scene of one of their predecessors' ground breaking victories, aware defeat in Bloemfontein on Sunday (NZT) could force them to emulate another history-making squad to defend rugby's Super 14 title.
Feb 20, 2007: Crusaders coach Robbie Deans is expressing wariness of the Cheetahs whom they play in a Super 14 rugby fourth round match on Sunday morning (NZtime).
Feb 18, 2007: The absence of the 22 All Blacks on a conditioning programme has started to bite the New Zealand Super 14 franchises going by the latest results.
Feb 17, 2007: A superb defensive performance fomr the Lions laid the foundation for a memorable 9-3 victory over the Crusaders at Ellis Park on Saturday.