Kieran Read back for Crusaders

ALL BLACKS loose forward Kieran Read returns to the Crusaders starting line-up to face the Highlanders. Read sustained a bruised pelvis during their 28-19 defeat to the Rebels, nearly three…

THE REBELS have signed outstanding Wallabies flanker Scott Higginbotham to a two-year deal, with the player set to join the Club for the 2013 season. Higginbotham was an ever-present in…

Kieran Reid out for Crusaders v Blues

THE CRUSADERS will play the Blues this Saturday night for the second time this season.  They last played at Eden Park in the opening round of the Super Rugby season…

Blues team to face Crusaders

WIDER TRAINING Group lock / loose forward Steven Luatua will make his run-on debut for the Blues when they face the Crusaders in Christchurch on Saturday night (kick-off 7.35pm). 21-year-old…

  AFTER KEEPING an unchanged squad for the past two rounds, the Western Force coaching team have made six changes for their Round 13 clash against the Rebels on Sunday.…

Prop Tony Woodcock suffered an acute calf strain at training yesterday and has been ruled out of tomorrow night’s match against the Reds. This latest casualty means Tevita Mailau moves…