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Preparation week was best ever - Robertson

Becoming the first to achieve Investec Super Rugby success as both a player and a coach had been special Crusaders coach Scott Robertson said after his side beat the Lions 25-17 in Johannesburg on Sunday (NZT) to claim their eighth title.
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Crusaders were deserved winners - Ackermann

Beaten Lions coach Johan Ackermann ended his stint in Investec Super Rugby on the wrong end of a 17-25 loss to the Crusaders in Sunday's final (NZT) but was gracious in defeat.
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Peyper backed for red card decision

Reaction to the Crusaders' 25-17 Investec Super Rugby win over the Lions in Johannesburg on Sunday (NZT) was consistent in finding no fault in referee Jaco Peyper's decision to red card Lions flanker Kwagga Smith for a dangerous play.
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Crusaders defy odds to claim emphatic final win

If any team was going to defy Investec Super Rugby history and cross the Indian Ocean to claim the title it was the Crusaders and in defying the Lions 25–17 at Ellis Park in Johannesburg on Sunday they claimed their eighth title in emphatic fashion.
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Todd ready for busy time in the loose

Crusaders flanker Matt Todd is ready for a busy day at the office in attempting to quell the Lions play at the breakdown in the Investec Super Rugby final in Johannesburg on Sunday (NZT).
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Cronje looking to set pace for Lions

If there is one player who can lift the tempo in his Lions side it is halfback Ross Cronje whose man of the match effort against the Hurricanes last week proved crucial for his side making Sunday's (NZT) Investec Super Rugby final against the Crusaders in Johannesburg.
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