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The Blues finished with the New Zealand Conference wooden spoon again in the regular 2018 season with a record of 4 wins and 12 defeats and their log points tally of 22 was half the number of the fourth placed Highlanders.They won just the 1 home game and that came in Round 17 when they beat the Reds 39-18. In terms of New Zealand derby matches last season the Blues lost all 8 against local rivals and the average margin of defeat in the 4 home games was 13 points (32 to 19). Going back further the Blues drew with the Chiefs in Auckland in 2017 and their sole derby win in 2016 came at home to the Highlanders in the first round.
The Crusaders won 14 and lost 2 of their regular season matches on their way to topping the log with 12 points worth of daylight over the Hurricanes. In the play offs they hammered the Sharks and then saw off the Canes in the semi finals before finishing the job in a home final against the Lions. They now start their bid for a third successive title.The Saders 2 defeats in 2018 came in Rounds 4 and 5 in NZ derby matches away to the Hurricanes and the Highlanders and they were foot perfect from there onwards.
Blues: 15 Michael Collins, 14 Melani Nanai, 13 Ma’a Nonu, 12 TJ Faiane, 11 Rieko Ioane, 10 Otere Black, 9 Jonathan Ruru, 8 Akira Ioane, 7 Dalton Papalii, 6 Tom Robinson, 5 Josh Goodhue, 4 Patrick Tuipulotu (captain), 3 Sione Mafileo, 2 James Parsons, 1 Alex Hodgman
Crusaders: 15 David Havili, 14 Manasa Mataele, 13 Braydon Ennor, 12 Ryan Crotty, 11 George Bridge, 10 Richie Mo’unga, 9 Bryn Hall, 8 Whetukamokamo Douglas, 7 Matt Todd (captain), 6 Jordan Taufua, 5 Quinten Strange, 4 Scott Barrett, 3 Owen Franks, 2 Andrew Makalio, 1 Joe Moody