Opinion: Where have been the dramas and tantrums at the Crusaders?
The road to becoming Crusader No 213 has been far from smooth for Vernon Fredericks.
All Blacks Ryan Crotty and Matt Todd will have their concussions monitored as the Crusaders welcome back Israel Dagg.
If Scott McLeod joins the ABs coaching team, could Mark Hammett or Aaron Mauger become head coach?
Super Rugby schedule offers small respite for the competition leaders battling a hefty toll of travel, injury and concussion.