• Christmas Bash 2017

    Christmas Bash 2017

    SOCIAL EVENTS December 17, 2017 no comments

    Report by Evan Hitchman The Christmas Bash 2017 was a big success with a few dozen Crusaders heading down to Roppongi to support our local sponsors and scare some of the locals! We started off at the HUB where John […]

  • Cru Xmas Bash – December 16th

    Cru Xmas Bash – December 16th

    SOCIAL EVENTS November 28, 2017 no comments

    No need to say anymore. See you there on December 16th for the Cru Christmas Bash. Stupid hats and terrible sweaters very welcome. Pants optional.

  • BYE Week Social

    BYE Week Social

    SOCIAL EVENTS October 28, 2017 no comments

    2months since the season kicked off, Cru organized social weekend with 20+ attendee including some of new faces. crawled around our respective sponsor bars in roppongi. Photo report has been uploaded on the team facebook page. Hobgoblin Pubs JapanGeronimo Shot […]

  • 2016/17 Awards Night

    2016/17 Awards Night

    SOCIAL EVENTS July 27, 2017 no comments

    On July 8th, the Cru dressed in their finest and enjoyed a fabulous dinner to round off the season. This year, six awards and one bonus were handed out to a lucky few: congratulations to all. Player of the Year […]

  • Tokyo Cup Collab Day Review

    Tokyo Cup Collab Day Review

    SOCIAL EVENTS May 24, 2017 no comments

    by Glen Taylor It was a fine, bright Sunday where the Cru would normally schedule a match. However, owing to ‘once in a few years’ duties for the Tokyo Cup, the Cru sent some lads off to assist with match […]

  • Tokyo Masters League Dinner

    Tokyo Masters League Dinner

    On Sunday, April 30th, Tooley attended the 10th Anniversary of the founding of the Tokyo Masters League. The dinner was held in the ballroom of a Tokyo hotel, and there were representatives of many teams from the Tokyo Club Rugby […]

  • Meat Cup Review

    Meat Cup Review

    SOCIAL EVENTS April 10, 2017 no comments

    by Reece Morgan The Crusaders are a cursed bunch. For another year running, the weather gods saw fit to drop the spring warmth for a day, and assault the Akigase rugby pitch with biting wind and furious rainfall. Most Crusaders […]

  • Triple Header

    Triple Header

    SOCIAL EVENTS March 27, 2017 no comments

    ‘We’re never doing this again.’ After last year’s double=header weekend – Fevers on Saturday, and Tokyo Bay on the Sunday – we were adamant that double-header weekends would be a thing of the past. Promises were made to be broken, […]

  • Balls, Beer and Beef

    Balls, Beer and Beef

    SOCIAL EVENTS March 21, 2017 no comments

    The sakura is starting to bloom, the vernal equinox has been and gone, and Yoyogi Park readies itself for assault by tarpaulin. Yes, it’s spring in Tokyo once again, and a thoroughly meaty beast is stirring from its hibernation. The […]

  • Sleigh Bells Ringing…

    Sleigh Bells Ringing…

    SOCIAL EVENTS November 29, 2016 no comments

    As Andy Williams sang, it’s (almost) ‘the most wonderful time of the year’…the mid-season break! Before Santa and his reindeer bring joy to millions, it’s up to the Cru to bring good-will to all men and fill as many women’s […]