Live updates: Blues v Crusaders

Last updated 19:34 28/02/2014
bluestandard
SANDRA MU / Getty Images

Andy Ellis of the Crusaders is tackled by James Parsons of the Blues tonight in Auckland.

Related Links

Blues contract extension for Sir John Kirwan Simon Hickey to start for Blues against Crusaders Dagg ditched by Crusaders for Blues match Mealamu looks to lift bruised Blues Injury woes for Blues ahead of Crusaders clash Richie McCaw doubtful for clash with the Blues

Relevant offers

Super Rugby

Lions heap more Super Rugby woe on the Queensland Reds in Brisbane Hurricanes beat Melbourne Rebels to go six straight in Super Rugby Giant midfield pairing could bring excitement for Chiefs against Cheetahs Japan test skipper Michael Leitch seeking experience with Chiefs Highlanders must find way out of Stormers' stranglehold in Super Rugby clash Super Rugby's burning questions: What should Steve Hansen be concerned about? Former All Black Brad Thorn linked with Super Rugby return at Queenland Reds Blues coach Sir John Kirwan backflips on resting All Blacks for NSW Waratahs clash Frans Steyn's appeal over tip tackle on Chiefs' Aaron Cruden delayed till next week NSW Waratahs wary of winless Blues backlash ahead of Sydney battle

After both losing out in their opening Super Rugby rugby fixtures last week, the Blues and Crusaders will be looking to put their seasons back on track at Eden Park tonight.

Sir John Kirwan's Blues suffered a first half collapse against the Highlanders in Dunedin but showed enough flashes of brilliance in the second half to give them confidence ahead of their first home game of the year.

The Crusaders meanwhile were both out-thought and out-muscled on their own patch by the Chiefs last weekend and will come to Eden Park as a wounded, but very dangerous, beast.

You can follow all the action right here on Stuff with our live action updates, scores and match stats. 

Ad Feedback

- Fairfax Media

Special offers
Opinion poll

Which 2015 NZ Super Rugby team looks best?

Blues

Chiefs

Crusaders

Highlanders

Hurricanes

Vote Result

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content