UPDATES: MATCH REPORTS

  • 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 […]

     
  • Tokyo Crusaders vs. Tokyo Gaijin

    Tokyo Crusaders vs. Tokyo Gaijin

    MATCH REPORTS October 28, 2018 no comments

    By: Chris Pressdee-Rudd Gaijin War The Cru meet-up (‘rendez-Cru’?) at Inagi Station was a tense affair with the day’s opponents, Tokyo Gaijin, having their own meet-up (albeit without a genius pun name) mere yards away. The locals must have known […]

     
  • Crusaders are not Kangaroo’s Benji!

    Crusaders are not Kangaroo’s Benji!

    MATCH REPORTS September 28, 2018 no comments

    By: Benji Roo-saders vs All Tim-Tams The day started out as usual with legs aloft in the air, the pre-game exercises working their subtle magic on the stricken muscles of the Roos. Trav “had too much pav” Dixon started with […]

     
  • Shuto League off to a Swift Start!

    Shuto League off to a Swift Start!

    MATCH REPORTS September 24, 2018 no comments

    Cru’ was more agile than Swift RFC? By: Sean “Gibbo” Gibson The first competition match of the season got underway on 2018 September 16 with our first match against Swift. Having lost to them at the end of last season […]