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McCaw: Crusaders will have to be hungry

Returning All Blacks captain Richie McCaw was delighted to be part of a rampant Crusaders team as they set up an Investec Super Rugby semi-finals berth with a 38-9 win over the Reds in Christchurch on Saturday night but he warned they would need to retain their hunger in the games ahead.
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Script was perfect for Crusaders

Things couldn't have been scripted much better for the Crusaders was the reaction of coach Todd Blackadder after his side's 38-9 demolition of the Queensland Reds to claim a place in the Investec Super Rugby semi-finals.
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Crusaders turn on the power to thrash Reds

Crusaders power switches to full voltage at play-offs time in the Investec Super Rugby competition and the Reds were on the receiving end of a 38-9 shock at AMI Stadium in Christchurch on Saturday night.
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Preview: Crusaders v Reds

Winning in play-offs time in Christchurch is one of the more daunting assignments in Investec Super Rugby and the Reds will need to challenge history with a first win in the city since 1999.
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McCaw back in the frame

Richie McCaw, as expected, has been named on the Crusaders bench to make his Super rugby return in Saturday's Investec Super Rugby play-offs game with the Reds at AMI Stadium.
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