UPDATES: MATCH REPORTS

  • 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 […]

     
  • To Completion: Crusaders vs. Koryo

    To Completion: Crusaders vs. Koryo

    MATCH REPORTS November 11, 2018 no comments

    by Gen Hirano Mid Fall, the best rugby season through out the year, and it is the time for the big games. Koryo, as known as Korea Club is inarguably one of the best performing rugby club in Tokyo, who […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • Don’t Piss In The River: Crusaders vs. Nerima

    Don’t Piss In The River: Crusaders vs. Nerima

    MATCH REPORTS October 21, 2018 no comments

    by Escalator Puncher It was sunny day as the pitch beckoned for the Crusaders versus Nerima fixture of fall 2018. With the sun glaring down and sweat glistening off faces, it was time to kickoff. The lineup was as follows: […]

     
  • A Baptism By Fire: Crusaders vs. Meguro/Fuji Barbarians

    A Baptism By Fire: Crusaders vs. Meguro/Fuji Barbarians

    MATCH REPORTS October 14, 2018 no comments

    by Escalator Puncher It was a sunny October day as the Crusaders convened in Edogawa for a friendly with the Meguro Chasers. Though the match was to be off record, both sides were anticipating a strong showing to bolster their […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • Crusaders needed their teeth cleaned

    Crusaders needed their teeth cleaned

    MATCH REPORTS September 18, 2018 no comments

    By: Brett Pentland-Smith Removing our braces With two 10’s tournaments kicking off our 2018-19 season, we thought it best that we have a friendly game of 15’s against an apt opponent – as discovered during the HUB 10’s just a […]

     
  • Hub 10’s not just for drinking…

    Hub 10’s not just for drinking…

    MATCH REPORTS September 2, 2018 no comments

    By. Thomas Cocks Pass the ball, drink a pint The annual HUB 10’s tournament is usually a great opportunity to dust off the cobwebs from the summer break and kick off the new season. This year it followed the Meat […]

     
  • The Sun Was Hotter Than The Grill!

    The Sun Was Hotter Than The Grill!

    MATCH REPORTS August 27, 2018 no comments

    38 degrees Celsius! By: Jon Lindsey …Or for the Americans 100 degrees Fahrenheit! In the midst of this gnarly, nasty heat four Rugby teams were competing for the prestigious Crusaders Cup (previously known as the Meat Cup). The lineup consisted […]