UPDATES: MATCH REPORTS

  • Season Finale: Crusaders vs. Zenkai Beers

    Season Finale: Crusaders vs. Zenkai Beers

    MATCH REPORTS June 10, 2019 1 comment

    FT: Crusaders 140 – Zenkai Beers 17 (Final match score registered as 35-0 per Tokyo Cup play-forfeit rules). by Matt Sparrow This Sunday was our chance to right some wrongs from previous Tokyo Cup campaigns. Past seasons have seen our […]

     
  • Hot Stuff: Crusaders vs. Dasewa

    Hot Stuff: Crusaders vs. Dasewa

    MATCH REPORTS May 28, 2019 no comments

    by Aaron Angelo “Mate, if they tell me to change my studs it’ll be a cold day in hell before I do.” Sadly, Frank’s words did nothing if not anger the weather gods even more. Sunday saw some of the […]

     
  • Toda Table Top Pop: Crusaders vs. Toda RFC

    Toda Table Top Pop: Crusaders vs. Toda RFC

    MATCH REPORTS May 24, 2019 no comments

    By Chris O’Sullivan On the third Sunday of the lovely month of May, Crusaders made the pilgrimage to Toda to face TodaOverTheTop RFC. After some poor communication by recently ‘retired’ player, Brett, who after sending some of us to the […]

     
  • Comeback Kids: Crusaders vs. Nerima RFC

    Comeback Kids: Crusaders vs. Nerima RFC

    MATCH REPORTS April 22, 2019 no comments

    By Aaron Angelo In true Tokyo Cup fashion, the Sunday began in the early hours of the morning. As Crusaders across the metroplex awoke and traveled to the chosen battlefield of Misato-Sankei,there was a certain feeling in the air. Questions […]

     
  • Sunday-Fun Day: Crusaders vs. Matsudo RFC

    Sunday-Fun Day: Crusaders vs. Matsudo RFC

    MATCH REPORTS March 31, 2019 no comments

    It was a perfect Sunday for rugby and the sakura were in full bloom as we made our way to Matsudo station. I never thought I’d be so happy to turn up to an artificial pitch, but it felt softer […]

     
  • Battle of the Dustbowl: Crusaders versus Girls RFC

    Battle of the Dustbowl: Crusaders versus Girls RFC

    MATCH REPORTS March 24, 2019 no comments

    A Fight for the Dustbowl By: Corey Carter This game in particular was the final time fellow Cru’ member Corey would be gearing up in the Cru’ Blue. The sun was out with a strong showing of our American forces […]

     
  • Tentomushi Match Report

    Tentomushi Match Report

    MATCH REPORTS February 24, 2019 no comments

    2018/02/17 So after over a month of no rugby, Tokyo Crusaders have organised a friendly match against Tentomushi on the 17th of February in Inagi. For a change, Crusaders actually managed to fill in a whole team plus a bench […]

     
  • Somebody call a doctor!

    Somebody call a doctor!

    MATCH REPORTS February 23, 2019 no comments

    2018/01/13 For the last game of the Shuto league, Tokyo Crusaders were to face Tokyo Doctors at Koryo University. As always for the Shuto League games, it was a great turn out, helped in part by the clear blue skies. […]

     
  • The Gareth MacFadyen Cup: Crusaders vs. YCAC

    The Gareth MacFadyen Cup: Crusaders vs. YCAC

    MATCH REPORTS December 2, 2018 no comments

    by Escalator Puncher For once, Saturday was truly a rugby day. As the Crusaders descended on Yokohama to play some footy and drink some beer, there was a certain anticipation in the air. “What would the day hold? How fierce […]

     
  • At least somebody showed up.

    At least somebody showed up.

    MATCH REPORTS November 25, 2018 no comments

    A not so friendly friendly… The final friendly match of the season was unfortunately the same day as the Shuto League Trials. This did hinder us in experience in the field as we only had 4 experienced players turn up […]