With the start of the 2020 Super Rugby season fast approaching, the five New Zealand-based teams have locked in their final squads. Beauden Barret’s move from the Hurricanes to the Blues headlines all signings while position swaps and an increase in young talent will make for an intriguing start to the season.
There’s one pretty important little element about dynasty teams, and it often gets overlooked with all the emotion and the what-ifs and the case-making for the underdog in the lead-up to finals matches.
By any measure it’s been an awful decade for Christchurch. A major earthquake in 2011 killed 185 people, injured many more and left an indelible mark on a city that is still years away from being properly remedied.
So the Crusaders have won the Super Rugby title! No you’re not reading an article from 2017 or 2018 – they’ve done it again. Three titles in a row and a very well deserved title. The best team won on the night, but don’t think they blew the Jaguares away – far from it. It […]
The Crusaders have won their third straight Super Rugby title, but were made to work for it by a brave Jaguares side in Christchurch, with an eventual margin of 16 points after what was an entertaining contest.