Sam Whitelock cited for retaliation - Fijivillage

Crusaders captain and All Black lock Sam Whitelock has been cited by the super rugby judiciary for retaliation during their Super Rugby win over the Cheetahs in Bloemfontein yesterday. Whitelock was sin binned after striking the Cheetahs prop Charles ...

Rugby: Crusaders enhance champion credentials - New Zealand Herald

A perennial question since their last title in 2008 has been when the Crusaders will win one again. The more pressing question might be: who will be the first team to beat them this season? Their seven-try victory over the Cheetahs in Bloemfontein ...

Injury to All Blacks captain scuppers preparation for Lions tour - Newstalk 106-108 fm

All Blacks captain Kieran Read could be out of action for up to six weeks, after undergoing surgery for a fractured thumb. Read, who is expected to lead New Zealand for the Lions tour this summer, picked up the injury during the Crusaders' victory over ...

Super Rugby week 10 recap: Crusaders continue to lead the way after maintaining winning start in Bloemfontein - Vavel

In 2017, New Zealand Super Rugby franchises have defeated their Australian opponents in each of the 15 Trans-tasman clashes to take place. There is a glaring disparity between the talent available to the teams from each country, with Australia really ...

Kieran Read: New Zealand captain facing up to six weeks on the sidelines after surgery on fractured thumb - BBC Sport

New Zealand captain Kieran Read could be sidelined for up to six weeks after having surgery on a fractured thumb. The number eight sustained the injury in Canterbury Crusaders' 48-21 victory over South Africa's Cheetahs in Super Rugby on Saturday.

Read doubt for ABs - EatSleepSport

New Zealand are hoping for positive news on Kieran Read with him a doubt to face the British & Irish Lions due to a thumb injury. The number eight was forced off shortly before half time in the Crusaders' 48-21 Super Rugby win over the Cheetahs, a ...