UPDATES: MATCH REPORTS

  • Farewell Cocks: Crusaders vs. YCAC

    Farewell Cocks: Crusaders vs. YCAC

    MATCH REPORTS November 28, 2020 no comments

    by Benji Kunde Snap, crackle and pop went the weasel, we were in for a cracker of a game. A physical fixture between two competitive outfits. The game started off with some strong carries and big hits with both teams […]

     
  • Swift Punishment: Crusaders vs. Swift RFC

    Swift Punishment: Crusaders vs. Swift RFC

    MATCH REPORTS November 22, 2020 no comments

    by Aaron Angelo At the ass-crack of dawn, we once again found ourself in the concrete shell of Kannamachi Station. As many a commuter rushed to make their Sunday appointments, none took heed of the sweatshirt wearing behemoths gracing the […]

     
  • All In: Crusaders vs. All Jin Jan RFC

    All In: Crusaders vs. All Jin Jan RFC

    MATCH REPORTS November 15, 2020 no comments

    by Sean Gibson The 2020-2021 Cru season was off to flying start but we knew we had one major hurdle to overcome before we could feel optimistic about our chances at the Shuto League gold – our perennial bogeyman All […]

     
  • Fall Beer Run: Crusaders vs. Zenaki Beers

    Fall Beer Run: Crusaders vs. Zenaki Beers

    MATCH REPORTS October 22, 2020 no comments

    by Hugo Mestre English Follows French C’est par une belle journée d’automne, entre deux Typhons🌀 que se joue le deuxième match de la shuto league🗼, opposant les champions en titre🏆 – Tokyo Crusaders – contre les Zenkai Beers 🐻. Les […]

     
  • Here We Go Again: Crusaders vs. Gaijin

    Here We Go Again: Crusaders vs. Gaijin

    MATCH REPORTS October 12, 2020 no comments

    by Brendan Gallagher It was a crisp, grey morning and the boys in blue had gathered en masse outside of the gymnasium in Mizumoto. The illustrious Crusaders were gregarious yet focused, knowing full well what challenge laid in front of […]

     
  • In Memoriam: Crusaders vs. Gaijin

    In Memoriam: Crusaders vs. Gaijin

    MATCH REPORTS July 14, 2020 no comments

    With a significant decline in pandemic-induced panic and waistlines expanding to worrying extents, the Cru eagerly responded to the Gaijin call for a pre-summer clash. Any game between the two sides draws out the best (and bloodiest) from both squads, […]

     
  • Domination: Crusaders vs. Setagaya RFC

    Domination: Crusaders vs. Setagaya RFC

    MATCH REPORTS March 11, 2020 no comments

    by Evan Hitchman French Hooker Scores with the Cru! Tokyo Crusaders 106 – 7 Setagaya On a cold, sunny morning we all headed out to the home of Tokyo Rugby……in the middle of Ibaraki, and the wonderful Misato-Chuo ground. Clearly […]

     
  • Champions Once Again: Crusaders vs. All Jin Jan

    Champions Once Again: Crusaders vs. All Jin Jan

    MATCH REPORTS January 19, 2020 no comments

    by Brendan Gallagher It’s a great day to be a champion. I, like every other crusader, only had one thing on our collective mind on the morning of January 19th. Well, that’s not true. Considering I neglected to bring the […]

     
  • Ballet Rugby: Crusaders vs. NYK

    Ballet Rugby: Crusaders vs. NYK

    MATCH REPORTS December 14, 2019 no comments

    by Owen Morris This was our first game against the NYK Buffaloes; a name which sent shivers down the spine of many of the players, invoking images of John Gorman appearing from a dark corner to fire accusations of right […]

     
  • Death From Above: Crusaders vs. Koryo

    Death From Above: Crusaders vs. Koryo

    MATCH REPORTS November 24, 2019 no comments

    On a brisk day in November we gathered knowing that destiny was in our own hands, win today and we would guarantee our spot in the Shuto League Final. IT WAS AS SIMPLE AS THAT. Despite what was perceived as […]