UPDATES: MATCH REPORTS

  • vs. Hong Kong Aberdeen

    vs. Hong Kong Aberdeen

    MATCH REPORTS May 17, 2018 no comments

    Tokyo Crusaders vs Aberdeen Angels 12 May, 2018 There I was…in Rey’s car…Jerry riding shotgun Rey driving. We had confirmed that the time we were shooting for was incorrect and we were to arrive at the Tatsumi station at 1400…45 […]

     
  • Cru Keep Their Hopes Up for Division 1 Promotion

    Cru Keep Their Hopes Up for Division 1 Promotion

    MATCH REPORTS April 28, 2018 no comments

    Tokyo Crusaders Rugby Club managed to mark their first win in the 2nd round of the Tokyo cup against Shinjuku Jack by 58-14, keeping alive their promotion hopes after an unfortunate loss on game 1 due to injuries. Round 3 […]

     
  • Tokyo Cup Kicks Off!

    Tokyo Cup Kicks Off!

    MATCH REPORTS April 10, 2018 no comments

    Frank stood in Yoyogi Park, contemplating the world around him while sipping thoughtfully on a Strong Zero. The blooming pageant of sakura crowned the trees, and some vague anxiety nagged at his heart. Perhaps it was simply that curious energy […]

     
  • vs. Matsudo – Battle with Morning Kick Off

    vs. Matsudo – Battle with Morning Kick Off

    MATCH REPORTS March 30, 2018 no comments

    Annual friendly match against Matsudo Club. Same as few years ago, kick off time set to be very early as 9:30am in East Tokyo. Despite the fact it takes early wake-up as 5:30 for some players. The team managed to […]

     
  • vs. Setagaya – Friendly

    vs. Setagaya – Friendly

    MATCH REPORTS February 28, 2018 no comments

    Crusaders Crawl Past Setagaya On a dusty Saturday on the banks of the Tamagawa, Tokyo Crusaders Rugby Club set off on the annual fixture against our good friends from Setagaya RFC. With just the bare-bones squad on hand we were […]

     
  • Spring is yet to come – mutual battle

    Spring is yet to come – mutual battle

    MATCH REPORTS February 22, 2018 no comments

    Cru spring 2018 season started way earlier than usual. But It took 3 weeks of waiting for its 2nd game due to poor ground conditions by snowing 2 weekends in row. As an opposition pulled out a week before the […]

     
  • vs. Nerima – Shuto League 2017 – Bronze Medal Match

    vs. Nerima – Shuto League 2017 – Bronze Medal Match

    MATCH REPORTS January 23, 2018 no comments

    Report by Tim Collins After a lengthy break over the holiday period, the Crusaders were excited to get back onto the pitch on the 21st of January 2018 for the final game of the Shuto League and required a victory […]

     
  • MacFadyen Cup 2017 vs YCAC

    MacFadyen Cup 2017 vs YCAC

    MATCH REPORTS November 28, 2017 no comments

    The Cru visited YCAC for the annual Mac Cup in honour of Gareth MacFadyen – a long-time Cru and occasional YCAC player in whose memory this annual fixture has been played for the last decade and a half. The Cru […]

     
  • Cru Gallant in Tight Loss to Tokyo Gaijin

    Cru Gallant in Tight Loss to Tokyo Gaijin

    MATCH REPORTS November 20, 2017 no comments

    by Sean “Take that Alabama” Gibson. Anticipation ran high, as it always does, leading up to the Crusaders’ match with the Tokyo Gaijin on 2017 November 19th. Despite an early-season Shuto loss the players and management still had faith that […]

     
  • Koryo K.O. Cru in Playoffs

    Koryo K.O. Cru in Playoffs

    MATCH REPORTS November 5, 2017 no comments

    Koryo dealt the Cru what could be a fatal blow in their attempt to retain the Shuto League Trophy for Season 2017. More details to come in an entertaining report from Gareth “I’m not a prop even though I wear […]