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Crusaders march into Super final

Richie McCaw

Upsets in club rugby semis

Sydenham and High School Old Boys booked their place in next Sunday's Canterbury Metropolitan rugby final after semi-final upset wins today.

Ellis: You've got to have a go

Andy Ellis Having the courage to shrug off the shackles and attack may be crucial for the Crusaders tonight.

Wait for judo gold goes on

Adrian Leat and Moira de Villiers unable to win New Zealand's first judo gold medal in 24 years.

Diamanti gets chance to shine

Brendon Diamanti Brendon Diamanti goes from being just a hired T20 gun to a fully-fledged Canterbury contracted player.

No tricks expected from White

Tabai Matson Crusaders defence coach Tabai Matson expects nothing tricky from Sharks coach Jake White's game plans.

Ellis hopes Carter proves tonic

Crusaders veteran expects star first five-eighth to make the difference in Saturday's Super Rugby semifinal.

AB great Kevin Skinner dies

Maitland makes mark for Ellesmere

Stormin' Norman slays Sharks

Norman Berryman Two back-to-back wins over the Sharks in 1998 were among the most seminal moments in Crusaders history.

Final fling for Flynn

Crusaders hooker prepares to notch up the rare milestone of 150 Super Rugby matches for the franchise.

Can Richie run '100mph'?

Crusaders crank it up

Crusaders ready for tough times

Accuracy on attack remains a concern. Otherwise, though, after seven wins from their last eight games, the Crusaders couldn't ask for much more at this stage of the season.

Seasiders clinch top spot

New Brighton celebrated flanker Troy Mangan’s 50th senior game in style as they clinched top spot for next week’s Christchurch Metro rugby semi-finals.

Seasiders, Lincoln Uni the ones to beat

Defending champions New Brighton and ever-consistent Lincoln University shape as the teams to beat in Saturday's Christchurch club rugby semifinals.

Minor premier titles decided

Heartbreaking Cup loss for holders

Lincoln Uni roll towards title

Lincoln University moved a step closer to defending their Christchurch club rugby Cup title as each of the top six sides had bonus point wins today.

Keepa Tramp earns cup start

Horse racing generic Keepa Tramp almost certainly booked his spot in the $100,000 Winter Cup with a win at Ashburton yesterday.

Ashburton reaps the benefits

Today's Ashburton Racing Club meeting was the major benefactor from last Sunday's abandonment at Oamaru.

JC Skipper flies Thomas flag

Dunn does it again

Walsh cracks O'Sullivan's record

David Walsh's lengthy quest is over.

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