2015 Rugby Season




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New Zealand





Fri 13 Feb

Crusaders v Rebels

AMI Stadium, Christchurch


Fri 13 Feb 19:35





Sat 21 Feb

Highlanders v Crusaders

Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin


Sat 21 Feb 19:35





Sat 28 Feb

Chiefs v Crusaders

Waikato Stadium, Hamilton


Sat 28 Feb 19:35









Sat 14 Mar

Crusaders v Lions

AMI Stadium, Christchurch


Sat 14 Mar 16:30





Sat 21 Mar

Crusaders v Cheetahs

AMI Stadium, Christchurch


Sat 21 Mar 19:35





Sat 28 Mar

Bulls v Crusaders

Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria


Sun 29 Mar 6:10



(Easter and Daylight savings finished Australia and New Zealand)


Sat 4 Apr

Sharks v Crusaders

Growthpoint KINGS PARK, Durban


Sun 5 Apr 2:00





Sat 11 Apr

Crusaders v Highlanders

AMI Stadium, Christchurch


Sat 11 Apr 19:35





Fri 17 Apr

Crusaders v Chiefs

AMI Stadium, Christchurch


Fri 17 Apr 19:35



(ANZAC Day Weekend)


Sat 25 Apr

Crusaders v Blues

AMI Stadium, Christchurch


Sat 25 Apr 19:35





Sat 2 May

Hurricanes v Crusaders

Westpac Stadium, Wellington


Sat 2 May 19:35





Fri 8 May

Crusaders v Reds

AMI Stadium, Christchurch


Fri 8 May 19:35









Sat 23 May

Waratahs v Crusaders

ANZ Stadium, Sydney


Sat 23 May 21:40





Fri 29 May

Crusaders v Hurricanes



Fri 29 May 19:35





Sat 6 June

Blues v Crusaders

Eden Park, Auckland


Sat 6 Jun 19:35





Sat 13 June

Brumbies v Crusaders

GIO Stadium, Canberra


Sat 13 Jun 17:30










Super Rugby Qualifiers: Friday 19 June and Saturday 20 June


Super Rugby Semi-Finals: Friday 26 June and Saturday 27 June


Super Rugby Final: Saturday 4 July


Who will I train with?

With vast experience playing and coaching in NPC, Super rugby, and international test matches, meet some of the key personnel you will train with…


Tabai Matson

Crusaders Assistant Coach

Tabai Matson has made the transition from Canterbury Head Coach to Crusaders Assistant coach for 2013. An outstanding coach who has been involved with coaching Canterbury to a record equalling 4 successive National titles.

Former centre Matson, 40, played five games for the All Blacks in 1995-96 and two Tests for Fiji at the 1999 World Cup. He was known as a hard-running player with deceptive pace.

Matson played 58 times for Canterbury and earned 25 caps for the Crusaders before playing for Brive in France in 1998-2000, London Irish in 2000-01 and Yamaha in Japan in 2001-06 (also head coach). His other coaching roles have included an assistant’s role with the University of Queesland in 2006 and head coach of the Gold Coast Breakers 2007-08 during which time the team made the semi-final.

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