The two Rugby giants of the southern hemisphere Crusaders and Lions face off each other in the Super Rugby Final after the massive win of both sides where Crusaders ensure Final by defeating Hurricanes by 30-12 and on the contrary, Lions defeated Waratahs by 44-26 in the semi-final on last Saturday, July 28th. Super Rugby 2018 has started from Saturday, February 17th and will be coming to an end on the coming Saturday, August 04.
15 teams from 3 rugby union have participated in this most exciting and crowd favorite tournament, among them Crusaders and Lions ensure the Final through contending with the other teams with Crusaders losing only one game where Lions have lost 5 games from week 1 to Semi-Final.
Super Rugby Final 2018 Schedule Crusaders host to Lions
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Crusaders and Lions will meet in the first final since 1996 and it will be the 9th Final for the BNZ Crusaders and 2nd for the Emirates Lions Rugby. Here’s the kickoff time, TV Schedule, what channel will be on Crusaders v Lions Rugby and how to watch Super Rugby final live stream free on your iPhone, iPad, Mac, Android, Windows devices.
- What: Crusaders Rugby host Lions in Super Rugby 2018 Final
- When: 12:00 am (NZT), 9:35
- Date: Saturday, 4th August 2018
- TV: Sky Sport (New Zealand), SuperSport (Africa), ESPN 3 (USA), Sky UK (United Kingdom)
- Live Stream Online: Crusaders vs Lions Rugby Live Stream
Key Players to Watch on Saturday Fight of Crusaders Side
From Crusaders side Kieran Read who made 16/16 tackle attempts and George Bridge who scored a try on last Saturday Semi-Final against Hurricanes will be the most focusing player on the coming Saturday Super Rugby final.
Focusing Players of the Lions for the Final
“The Lions have one of Super Rugby’s best packs and Marx is at the heart of it, all power and restless energy,” said Clinton Van Den Berg, Communications Manager, Super Sport. Yes! Malcolm Marx’s two successful tries help his side to win against the Waratahs and will make him as a player of the addressed by the index finger.
On the other hand, Kwagga Smith who has been selected as the player of the week scored two tries and gained a round-high 109 m in the semi-final will be the key player for the Lions in final as well.
Crusaders vs Lions Rugby Head to Head
— SA Rugby magazine (@SARugbymag) July 31, 2018
Basically, Lions haven’t adequate glorious or good memory against the Crusaders in last five fight. Scott Robertson’s side manages 4 wins where the Ackermann side only manages one win in between their last 5 meetings.
Lions v Crusaders Super Rugby Final Prediction
Truly, the tough match is waiting for the Lions as they meet Crusaders on the road of Super Rugby Final 2018. Crusaders were incredible throughout the entire tournament. But Lions weren’t that much formidable than the Crusaders in this tournament.
Crusaders lose only one game so far before the final that is against Hurricanes. On the contrary, Lions troops had to take the losing essence for 6 times so far in this tournament. It’s comparatively easy to predict the winner of the Saturday Final. My prediction will go for the Crusaders and it will be 25-13.
The most hyped tournament will come to an end through the final in this 4th August. The crowd has gone mad and eagerly waiting to see the crown catcher of this year. So, enjoy Super Rugby Final 2018 Crusaders v Lions Rugby with full of happiness.