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  •   Home > News > Sports > Rugby

    The Crusaders have gone global in their search for a replacement player amid an injury crisis in the outside backs

    The Crusaders have gone global in their search for a replacement player amid an injury crisis in the outside backs


    The Super Rugby champions are without Will Jordan for the season following shoulder surgery - while Leigh Halfpenny is out for the bulk of the round robin with a torn pec muscle.

    First-five Rivez Reihana - who can also play fullback - is out for at least a month after picking up a shoulder injury in the opening round loss to the Chiefs.

    Coach Rob Penney says it's a tricky time to enter the player market.



    The Crusaders side to face the Waratahs on Saturday will be named this afternoon.

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