Returning after stint in Japan, Crusaders halfback "gutted" after 24-point thumping at hands of the Chiefs.
7:59am Small town of 30,000 people to host matches at a Rugby World Cup boasting a $1.7b stadium in Tokyo.
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Crusaders utility back Robbie Fruean has had surgery to insert a plate in his arm and could be out for up to five months.
The rules may change but the fans are expected to play on as bars within Hamilton's Rugby World Cup Fan Zone switch codes and show the NRL final.