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Leave your mark.  Make it last forever.  This year we have the opportunity to leave a lasting imprint on our sport.  To connect the success of our past, present and future – no matter the challenges that lie ahead.  To engage our team, fans and community in backing Mā Pango Mā Whero – again and again.  To lift our legacy and make our mark last forever.  We Crusade for our fans, for our community, FOR EACH OTHER.  FOREVER. 

2021 Crusaders Draw - To Purchase A Crusaders Club Membership - Click Here

Individual match tickets go on sale in early February 2021.


Pre-season 1 - Crusaders v Highlanders - 5.30pm, Temuka Rugby Club, Temuka - Tickets on sale 15 January 2021.

Pre-season 2 - Crusders v Blues - TBC


RD 1 AWAY: Crusaders v Highlanders - 7.05pm, Friday 26 February, Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin

RD 2 HOME: Crusaders v Hurricanes – 7.05pm, Saturday 6 March, Orangetheory Stadium, Christchuch

RD 3 HOME: Crusaders v Chiefs - 7.05pm, Saturday 13 March, Orangetheory Stadium, Christchurch

RD 4 AWAY:  Blues v Crusaders - 3.35pm, Sunday 21 March, Eden Park, Auckland


RD 6 HOME: Crusaders v Highlanders - 7.05pm, Friday 2 April, Orangetheory Stadium, Christchurch

RD 7 AWAY: Hurricanes v Crusaders - 3.35pm, Sunday 11 April, Sky Stadium, Wellington

RD 8 AWAY  Chiefs v Crusaders, 7.05pm, Saturday 17 April, FMG Stadium, Hamilton

RD 9 HOME Crusaders v Blues, 3.35pm, Sunday 25 April, Orangetheory Stadium, Christchurch


FINAL - Saturday 8 May 2021: 1st place v 2nd place


RD 1 HOME: Crusaders v Brumbies (May 14-15)

RD 2 AWAY:  Queensland Reds v Crusaders (May 21-22)

RD 3 AWAY: NSW Waratahs v Crusaders (May 28-29)

 RD 4 HOME: Crusaders v Western Force (June 4-5)

RD 5 AWAY: Crusaders v Rebels (June 11-12)

FINAL - June 19 2021: 1st place v 2nd place

Mā Pango mā whero, ka oti te mahi I With Black With Red, We Will Achieve


There are extra security measures in place at Orangetheory Stadium so please plan to arrive at the ground as early as possible to avoid delays.  We suggest that you plan to arrive at around 6.15pm for a 7.05pm Kick-off.  Please also note that bags must not be any larger than 30cm x 30cm. We thank you for your cooperation and understanding.

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Parking & Access

Pre-Paid Parking - You can purchase a game-day carpark for the Horncastle Arena area by visiting www.ticketek.co.nz. Entry is via Wrights Road, and then please follow the instructions of the parking staff.

Disability Parking - is available onsite via the Wrights Road entry.  Only vehicles with the appropriate Mobility Pass will be allowed entry.

Crusaders Club Parking - If you have a Crusaders Club Park Pass, you can park in the Addington Raceway/Horncastle Arena. This entry is via Wrights Road. Please follow the instructions of the parking staff.

Taxi & Ride Share Drop Off/Pick Up

The drop-off and pick-up location is on Lindores Street.

Road Closures

Jack Hinton Drive will be closed from 5.00pm (for a 7.05pm kick-off). Whiteleigh Ave will be closed to northbound traffic from Lincoln Road to Leamington Street from half time.


Ticket Sales & Collections

The Ticket Box is open 2 hours before gates open on game day for sales and collections.

The Ticket Box is located between Gate A & Gate B.

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Take A Kid To Footy Entry & Goodie (boot) Bag Pick-up

Take A Kid To Footy is our family ticket offer. Entry is through Gate B.

At each Crusaders home game each kid will receive a collectable boot bag with some yummy snacks and giveaways! Pick up your boot bag on game-day from the Take A Kid To Footy trailer inside Gate B. 


Fiji Airways Crusaders Flag Giveaway

At each Crusaders home game you can collect your free Fiji Airways Crusaders Flag at Gate A or Gate B. Flags are given away on a first-come-first-served basis.  Thanks to Total Waste Solutions, you can place you flag in our recycle bin following the match, so it can be reused for the next home-game!


What Can You Bring Into Christchurch Stadium?

Fans may bring in the following food and drink items into the public areas of the venue:

Non alcoholic drinks in sealed plastic bottles under 1 litre in size.  Non commercial food for personal consumption such as sandwiches, fruit, biscuits and cakes, provided it is not in commercial packaging or wrappers.

Bags must not be any larger than 30cm x 30cm.

Food and Beverage Items that ARE NOT permitted into the venue: Alcohol, Open drink containers, Drinking containers larger than 1 litre, Glass bottles & cans, Commercially produced takeaway food such as McDonalds, KFC, Subway, Pizza Hut, Chilly bins or picnic hampers or any size, large backpacks.

Umbrellas are allowed into the Stadium, but use of umbrellas must not impede sightlines for any patrons.  Essentially, you can bring it into the Stadium, but cannot use it in the seating bowls.

Unfortunately, strollers or prams cannot be brought into the stadium.    Please click here for additional entry conditions.