UPDATES: MATCH REPORTS

  • Taipei Tour Review

    Taipei Tour Review

    MATCH REPORTS July 27, 2017 1 comment

    by Reece Morgan Although their loss to AllJinJan should have provoked a melancholy reaction, the Crusaders were nothing but elated. It had been, after all, a horrendously long season, and many were wracked with injuries from the lack of recovery […]

     
  • Match Report vs. AllJinJan (Season Final)

    Match Report vs. AllJinJan (Season Final)

    MATCH REPORTS July 7, 2017 no comments

    by Reece Morgan Arriving at the Misato ground on a rainy day, the Cru were met – once again – by the sight of desolate numbers, players missing from the starting line-up, no Ed Downer, and not so much of […]

     
  • Match Report vs. Yellowbacks

    Match Report vs. Yellowbacks

    MATCH REPORTS July 7, 2017 no comments

    by Reece Morgan Emails from Hiro are generally a cause for concern, but the news was wonderful: Yellowbacks couldn’t field a team. We’d won by default! Although we had decided to offer Yellowbacks a friendly game, and so didn’t tell […]

     
  • Match Report vs. Dasewa (Tokyo Cup)

    Match Report vs. Dasewa (Tokyo Cup)

    MATCH REPORTS May 31, 2017 no comments

    by Owen Morris Dasewa was to be the first of our Tokyo cup matches, and for many players their first taste of the Tokyo Cup`s peculiarities (not sure if that`s the correct word: Frank offered some more colourful choices but […]

     
  • Match Report vs. Blackeyes

    Match Report vs. Blackeyes

    MATCH REPORTS May 31, 2017 no comments

    by Brett Pentland-Smith The opening round of the Champions Cup saw the Cru take on the Blackeyes at Inagi Nagamine – a ground notorious for its warm-up area, akin to a children’s sand pit. Despite it being the heart of […]

     
  • Double Header Review

    Double Header Review

    MATCH REPORTS April 10, 2017 no comments

    by Corey Carter Pt. 1 – The Beginning Recommended song while reading ‘The Art of Losing’ by American Hi-Fi So there he was: Reece. In a pub, by himself, drinking with two trophies and pretending he had just beaten Hitler […]

     
  • Champs’ Cup Final Match Report

    Champs’ Cup Final Match Report

    MATCH REPORTS April 10, 2017 no comments

    by Reece Morgan It all came down to this. With two strong sides – Blackeyes and Mandala – trampled underfoot, it was no surprise that the Tokyo Crusaders and the Tokyo Gaijin would meet in the Champions’ Cup final. The […]

     
  • Match Report vs. All France

    Match Report vs. All France

    MATCH REPORTS March 20, 2017 no comments

    by Ev Hitchman Nous sommes arrivés le matin avec une grosse gueule de bois. Frank n’a pas arriver. Nous avions 16 joueurs en bonne santé pource match. Certains des joueurs n’étaient pas ivres! La composition de l’équipe était : Gros […]

     
  • Match Report vs. YCAC

    Match Report vs. YCAC

    MATCH REPORTS March 20, 2017 no comments

    by Ev Hitchman The Cru arrived for their annual match with YCAC full of confidence, after their great showing in last year’s conga-line fixture and their complete dominance of the Hard Rock café patrons opposition. Crusaders had finally ended a […]

     
  • The Worst 10s Game in History

    The Worst 10s Game in History

    MATCH REPORTS March 13, 2017 no comments

    by Reece Morgan March 12th was a classic Japanese spring day: a gentle breeze rolled softly across the field, while the sun shone brilliantly overhead. What a perfect day to play the sport of kings. As a good portion of […]