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History of Crusaders name never explored - ex-NZ Rugby marketing director

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"It was a different time."

Chiefs coach Colin Cooper.

Chiefs coach praises record-breaking performance

The Chiefs secured their biggest ever win against the South African franchise.

Blues flanker Tom Robinson was outstanding against the Highlanders.

NZ Super Rugby Team of the Week

No Crusaders made the cut after their listless performance in Sydney.

The All Blacks Supporters Club of Sydney.

Stadium security slammed for removing Christchurch banners

The banners were on display at the Crusaders' away match against the Waratahs in Sydney.

Damian McKenzie.

Dominant Chiefs embarrass Bulls

Damian McKenzie scored 21 points in the record-breaking Super Rugby win.

Israel Falou.

Waratahs beat sloppy Crusaders

The win ends the Crusaders 19 game winning streak in Super Rugby.

Ben Lam.

Hurricanes beat Stormers in Wellington

The hosts came from behind in the second half.

Codie Taylor.

Live - Waratahs vs Crusaders

Join us for live updates of the Super Rugby match from the SCG.

Jordie Barrett.

Live - Hurricanes vs Stormers

Join us for live updates of the Super Rugby match from the Cake Tin.

Glasgow Warriors coach Dave Rennie.

Rennie scoffs at Wallabies link

The Kiwi, contracted with Glasgow until 2020, hasn't had any contact with Rugby Australia.

Blues fullback Melani Nanai.

Belief is high as Blues end horrid winless run

The Blues ended their 20 match losing streak against NZ opposition in Super Rugby.

Crusaders players during a two-minute silence.

Crusaders set for emotional Super Rugby return

The Crusaders will face the Waratahs in their first match since the Christchurch terror attacks.

Robbie Deans.

Deans backs Sunwolves for Rapid Rugby

The re-branded Global Rapid Rugby got underway on Friday night.

Melani Nanai and Rieko Ioane.

Blues break duck at Eden Park

It's their first win over a Kiwi opponent in three years.

Rieko Ioane.

As it happened - Blues vs Highlanders

Join us for live updates of the Super Rugby match from Eden Park.

The Sunwolves have struggled through their Super Rugby tenure.

Sunwolves say 'sayonara' to Super Rugby

The tournament will revert to a 14-team round robin in 2021.

Ross Karl and John Day examine the week six action.

Super Rugby tipping comp: What does week six hold?

The Newshub crew is back with a fresh bunch of semi-educated predictions.

Sonny Bill Williams.

Williams arrives to support Christchurch Muslims

The All Black will attend Friday prayers one week after the mosque attacks.

Black Ferns players ahead of a test against the Wallaroos.

Black Ferns to play rugby Super Series

The event will feature the five best women's rugby teams in the world.

Jack Debreczeni playing for Northland in the Mitre 10 Cup.

Debreczeni at first-five for Bulls clash

The Chiefs have used four different starting first-fives this Super Rugby season.