Blackadder's reign coming to an end video

Todd Blackadder will not coach the Crusaders after the 2016 season.

2016 will be Todd Blackadder's last season as coach of the Crusaders.

Carter: 'What could I say to stars?'

Dan Carter is flanked be fellow Crusaders newcomers in prop Chris King, left, and winger Scott Hamilton at Rugby Park, Christchurch, after his signing was announced in October 2002.

In an extract exclusive to Fairfax Media, Dan Carter relives his stellar years with Canterbury and the Crusaders.

Blackadder lauds Carter, McCaw

Todd Blackadder with Richie McCaw, who Blackadder rates the "greatest All Black of his generation''.

Crusaders coach and former All Black captain Todd Blackadder has hailed Dan Carter as "the ultimate athlete" and Richie McCaw as "the greatest All Black of his era".

Crusaders considering co-captains

Kieran Read could get some captaincy support at the Crusaders in 2016.

Ryan Crotty could join Kieran Read as a co-captain of the Crusaders next year.

Taylors bring up ton against Auckland

Tom Taylor and father Warwick, share the distinction of playing their 100th games for their province against Auckland. Both men have the same birthday and both represented the All Blacks.

An uncanny sporting symmetry will be achieved when Tom Taylor trots out onto AMI Stadium in the NPC rugby final against Auckland.

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