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Disappointing lack of flair marred a bloodless victory

4 days ago by Irish Independent

I watched the Crusaders play against the Highlanders in the first Super Rugby match of the season in New Zealand yesterday morning. As you would expect, the skill levels were off the scale and every player...

First Super Rugby Aotearoa goal line drop out sets up amazing finale in tournament opener

6 days ago by Rugby Dump

The first goal line drop out in Friday’s Super Rugby Aotearoa opener between the Highlanders and Crusaders resulted in a pulsating finale to the match.

Nasty incident in Super Rugby Aotearoa opener goes unpunished as ref says play on

6 days ago by Rugby Dump

The opening game of Super Rugby Aotearoa got off to a feisty start between the Highlanders and Crusaders at Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin.

Super Rugby Aotearoa champions enjoy winning start

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Hooker Codie Taylor scored the opening try of the 2021 season as holders Crusaders came out on top in Dunedin.   The Crusaders made a winning start to their Super Rugby Aotearoa title defence,...

HIGHLIGHTS: Highlanders v Crusaders

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Crusaders kicked off the defence of their Super Rugby Aotearoa Title with a 26-13 away win over their South Island rivals the Highlanders in the opening round. Two tries saw the Crusaders race out...

Crusaders get their season underway with a 13 point victory

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The defending champions Crusaders are too strong for the Highlanders as the Crusaders win it by 13 points.   The Crusaders proved they are once again a very strong side and their defence shut down...

WATCH: Codie Taylor scores a 40 metre blinder to kick off the new season

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Crusaders kicked off the 2021 season in style with All Blacks Sam Whitelock and Codie Taylor combining wonderfully.   Taylor tore through the Highlanders defence from 40 metres out after a great...

WATCH: Joe Moody welcomes Irishman Jack Regan welcomed to Super Rugby with a palm to the face

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Ireland u20s lock Jack Regan made his Super Rugby debut for the Highlanders in the 2021 season opener starting in the pack against the Crusaders.    The former Ulsterman was welcomed...

Irishman Jack Regan set for Super Rugby debut

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The opening round of Sky Super Rugby Aotearoa will feature the two Southern clubs first battle of the season.   The Highlanders will host the Crusaders in what promises to be an epic encounter....