The Canterbury women's rugby team showed they are building nicely after a 33-13 win against Wellington on Saturday.
Injured All Black goes under the knife for operation on broken arm which has ended his season.
Dan Carter could be set to join a growing list of All Blacks ruled out of the Rugby Championship.
Scott Robertson has revamped his Canterbury side to play Northland on Thursday night.
Life changes in a few dramatic moments
The road to recovery was a long one for Christchurch teen Jack Milligan after he was allegedly attacked during a schoolboy rugby game. His family talks to Myles Hume.
All Blacks left feeling "hollow" and "gutted" after limp end to winning streak. | Match report
Crusasders boss says loss "hurts like hell" but Todd Blackadder will get another shot at Super Rugby glory.
Star sidelined from Bledisloe after leg fracture
Dan Carter will miss at least two All Blacks Rugby Championship test matches after cracking a bone in his leg during Saturday's Super Rugby final.
Crusaders wing Nemani Nadolo wants to move on from being racially abused in a Christchurch bar.
Keen Crusaders fans cross ditch for rugby final
Enthusiastic fans braved a 5am start at Christchurch Airport this morning to cheer on the Crusaders at Saturday's Super Rugby final at Sydney's ANZ Stadium.
Morgan Mitchell plays a quiet game on the rugby field, using his lip reading skills where possible.
NZ fans encouraged to snap up tickets and $600 flights to Super Rugby final between Waratahs and Crusaders.
Crusaders defence coach Tabai Matson expects nothing tricky from Sharks coach Jake White's game plans.
Crusaders veteran expects star first five-eighth to make the difference in Saturday's Super Rugby semifinal.
Legendary All Blacks prop Kevin Skinner has died in Auckland, aged 86.
A supreme defensive effort from Ellesmere and basic errors from North Canterbury ensured the Southbridge Shield was on the Ellesmere bus on Saturday evening.
Commanding tanks might appeal to Matt Todd in the rugby after-life.
NZ Conference champion Crusaders will get time off during the first week of the Super Rugby playoffs.
Coach Todd Blackadder to unleash No 8 Kieran Read against the Blues at AMI Stadium tomorrow night.
"No excuses" was John Kirwan's war-cry before the Blues pulverised the Western Force 40-14 in Perth.