• New Zealand Ambassador’s Cup 2017 – 25th Anniversary

    New Zealand Ambassador’s Cup 2017 – 25th Anniversary

    NEWS December 4, 2017 no comments

    A Great Result For The Shuto league! New Zealand Ambassador’s Cup – 25th Anniversary On the 3rd of December 2017, the Shuto League had its annual representative matches against the Santama League: the New Zealand Ambassador’s Cup. It was a […]

  • Shuto League vs SanTama – NZ Ambassador’s Cup This Sunday!

    Shuto League vs SanTama – NZ Ambassador’s Cup This Sunday!

    NEWS, UPCOMING MATCHES November 28, 2017 no comments

    A reminder to everyone that this Sunday sees the Shuto League Representative Team taking on their rivals from the SanTama league in the annual NZ Ambassador’s Cup. The New Zealand Ambassador will be in attendance, as will Sean Gibson and […]

  • Match Postponed

    Match Postponed

    NEWS October 29, 2017 no comments

    Due to the typhoon approaching, the game today is now officially postponed. It is pretty rare case that the games rained off two weeks in row. The game against Nerima is likely to be re-scheduled on Mid December, As a […]

  • Shuto Selection Game

    Shuto Selection Game

    MATCH REPORTS, NEWS September 30, 2017 no comments

    by Stewart Henwood On Saturday the 30th of September, our intrepid Cuban halfback, Lestter, turned out for the Shuto League committee team to help out with numbers. The game was played on the Komaba Campus of Tokyo University and was […]

  • Doctors – Shuto league 2017 Match #1

    Doctors – Shuto league 2017 Match #1

    MATCH REPORTS, NEWS September 27, 2017 no comments

    Tokyo Crusaders vs Tokyo Doctors The Tokyo Crusaders Shuto league campaign kicked off in a hurricane, but carrying on from an excellent set of pre-season training sessions, the Cru boys turned up in a force to match it. Given the […]

  • New Season Started

    New Season Started

    NEWS, UPCOMING MATCHES September 15, 2017 no comments

    by Glen Taylor Season 2017-18 has launched. Started off by Aug. 19 Booze cruise, and BBQ party in the week following. As we lost dozen players in 2nd half of last season, we have been in term of re-constructing the […]

  • The End at Last

    The End at Last

    NEWS July 7, 2017 no comments

    by Reece Morgan At long last, the Awards Dinner is here, meaning that the Crusaders’ appallingly long season has come to a close. Altogether, it’s safe to say that this has been one of the Cru’s more successful, finishing with […]

  • Two Dogs on Tour

    Two Dogs on Tour

    NEWS April 24, 2017 no comments

    As much as we love our Greater Tokyo stomping grounds, the annual hunger has set in: without any papal support, the Crusaders will once again set out to conquer foreign lands in search of beer and egg-chasing. Deus vult, and […]

  • Shuto League Awards Night

    Shuto League Awards Night

    NEWS March 21, 2017 no comments

    Although the final whistle blew many weeks ago, Sunday night’s award ceremony brought the Shuto League to a close for another season. It was a thrilling tournament with many major upsets, and the fight for the top spot went right […]

  • Guest Appearance

    Guest Appearance

    NEWS March 2, 2017 no comments

    The Cru had the pleasure of entertaining a guest today, who even managed to get his boots dirty. Josh Cohen, working in London and playing for Old Millhillians RFC and Quintin RFC, emailed us for some good ol’ ‘rugby hospitality’ […]