NZ latest – Saders semi in Nelson brings you news from New Zealand’s Super Rugby franchise.

Saders semi in Nelson - A potential home semi-final will be hosted in Nelson, say the Crusaders.

The Crusaders can pip the Stormers to the home play-off spot if they beat the Hurricanes and the Stormers lose to the Stormers lose to the Cheetahs in Bloemfontein. Furthermore, if they make it to the final, the match will be played at Auckland’s Eden Park.

In the unlikely event the Crusaders draw Auckland-based franchise the Blues in the final, the Christchurch-based team will play their “home game” elsewhere, with Wellington’s Wespac Stadium is the frontrunner.

The Crusaders’ home ground, AMI Stadium, was seriously damaged in the Christchurch earthquakes.