The Chiefs need one point in the Super Rugby standings to be confirmed as New Zealand Conference winners and this week they face a team they have beaten in both of their last two meetings.
We are waiting for the kick off. Ross Filipo will start for the Chiefs in place of Liam Messam who has a slight injury.
Aaron Cruden kicks off and we are underway.
0.23: Ross Filipo concedes the first penalty so the Crusaders kick for touch.
2.00: Strong phase play from the Crusaders pushes the Chiefs back to the 22. The pressure pays off and the Crusaders win a penalty. Dan Carter will kick for posts.
3.00: Carter takes the kick and slots it. The Crusaders lead.
6.00: The Crusaders win their scrum and start their attack. They make a little ground but win their third penalty. Carter will kick.
7.00: Dan Carter takes penalty kick from about 40m out and he nails it again.
9.00: The Chiefs win a penalty for being in front of the kicker (offside). Aaron Cruden will take the kick for posts. He nails it.
13.00: The Crusaders work the ball back into the Chiefs half. As they get into the Chiefs 22 they win a penalty. Dan Carter takes the shot and slots it.
17.00: It's all the Crusaders in this match. They clear the ball from the back of a scrum and get the ball to Dagg who makes plenty of ground, he passes to Guildford but he is caught. The Crusaders try to recycle but the Chiefs infringe and the Crusaders have another penalty in front of the posts.
18.00: Carter adds the penalty to extend the Crusaders lead.
23.00: The Chiefs are trying to get back into the game. They have the ball just inside the Crusaders half and are building their attack.
24.00: As the Chiefs look to be making ground Matt Todd steal the ball and the Crusaders kick it downfield.
25.00: Aron Cruden charges down a kick from the Crusaders and Cruden almost gets the ball over the line. The Chiefs kick again for the corner and Asaeli Tikoirotuma pounces on a bouncing ball and scores. TRY! The TMO checks. It's good.
26.00:Cruden's conversion hits the post and bounces out.
29.00: The Chiefs started slowly but they are right back in the match now. The Chiefs win a penalty from the ruck so Cruden kicks for touch.
30.00: The Crusaders win the line out effectively as the ball goes long and straight to Andy Ellis who kicks well downfield and sets up another line out inside the Chiefs 22.
31.00: The Chiefs win the line out and start their attack from deep. They make some ground but the Crusaders get the ball and they start their attack. Dagg knocks on for the Crusaders.
34.00: The Chiefs almost get away on the wing but they pass the ball forward. Guildford got away with a knock on that could have been deliberate.
36.00: Wow, Matt Todd gets through the Chiefs defence, he doesn't have the pace to get to the line but chips ahead and Guildford gets the ball but is tackled into touch.
38.00: The Chiefs win the line out and they try to clear the ball behind the posts but the Crusaders pounce on them and force the dot down. Crusaders 5m scrum.
39.00: The Crusaders take a while to put the ball in for the scrum. Kieran Read FIRES out the scrum and goes for the line. He drives over but we have to go to the TMO. A fight breaks out but dies down. The try is awarded.
41.00: Dan Carter takes the conversion and slots it. It's half time.
The Chiefs have not won a match where they have been behind all year.
The half time score was Crusaders 19 Chiefs 8
The Crusaders kick off and we are underway. Bundee Aki loses the ball after the kick off and the Crusaders get the ball and attack.
After a lineout from the Chiefs the Crusaders win the ball and attack. Israel Dagg gets the ball and goes for the line, he is tackled but turns in the tackle and scores. TRY!
43.00: Dan Carter takes the conversion and nails it and becomes the first player to score 1500 points in Super Rugby. Bundee Aki has been replaced.
45.00: Oh my. Israel Dagg slips through the Chiefs defence again and he passes to Kieran Read on the wing and he powers over the line and scores. TRY! The TMO checks. It's good.
46.00: Dan Carter takes the conversion and it hits the post and bounces out.
50.00: The Crusaders have a line on the Chiefs 22. They win the line out and spread the ball out to the wings. They get stopped and change sides but concede a penalty.
51.00: Chiefs concede a penalty for offside at the ruck. The Crusaders kick for touch as they want the fourth try. They win the line out and attack. They are 12m out.
53.00: Kieran Read almost gets over for his third try but after the recycle the Chiefs turn the ball over but they knock on. Chiefs handling errors at 7 so far. Crusaders 3.
55.00: The Crusaders keep the pressure up and they stretch the Chiefs outwide and Ryan Crotty scores the bonus point TRY in the corner.
57.00: Dan Carter takes the conversion kick from the touchline about 42m out. He misses.
61.00: The Chiefs are trying to get back into the match. They work the ball into the Crusaders 22 but they get pushed into touch. The Crusaders win the line out and kick well downfield.
64.00: Penalty from the scrum in their half for the Chiefs. Cruden kicks for touch.
68.00: The Chiefs enjoy some time in the Crusaders half but Willi Heinz kicks for touch and the ball goes out on the half way line.
70.00: Penalty to the Chiefs for a no arms tackle by Owen Franks. Horrell kicks for touch.
72.00: The Chiefs keep the pressure on and Charlie Ngatai scores in the corner in the tackle.
73.00: Andrew Horrell slots the conversion from the touchline.
75.00: The Chiefs try to move the ball around but Kieran Read outs in a huge tackle stopping the movement dead in it's tracks.
76.00: Penalty to the Chiefs for a high tackle. Horrell kicks for touch.
77.00; The Chiefs line out is not straight so the Crusaders have a scrum.
78.00: The Chiefs win a penalty from the scrum though. They run the ball.
79.00; Chiefs concede a penalty for side entry. The Crusaders kick for touch.
80.00: The siren goes as the Chiefs attack from inside their half.
81.00: The Chiefs continue to attack but then Tyler Bleyendaal gets an intercept and races for the line to score the Crusaders fifth TRY!
82.00: Dan Carter takes the conversion from almost the touchline and slots it.
That's it. Crusaders win.
The full time score is Crusaders 43 (19) Chiefs 15 (8)
Tries - K.Read 2, I,Dagg, R.Crotty, T.Bleyendaal
Pen - D.Carter 4
Con - D.Carter 3
Tries - A.Tikoirotuma, C. Ngatai
Pen - A.Cruden
Con - A.Horrell
Referee: Jonathon White
Assistant Ref 1:Garratt Williamson
Assistant Ref 2:Kane McBride
TMO : Glenn Newman
1. Wyatt Crockett ,2. Corey Flynn,3. Owen Franks ,4. Luke Romano ,5. Sam Whitelock , 6. George Whitelock ,7. Matt Todd,8. Kieran Read (c),9. Andy Ellis ,10. Dan Carter ,11. Zac Guildford, 12. Tom Taylor ,13. Ryan Crotty ,14. Tom Marshall , 15. Israel Dagg
Reserves 16. Ben Funnell ,17. Joe Moody ,18. Tom Donnelly ,19. Luke Whitelock , 20. Willi Heinz , 21. Tyler Bleyendaal , 22. Telusa Veainu
1.Pauliasi Manu , 2.Hika Elliot , 3.Ben Tameifuna , 4.Craig Clarke (c) , 5.Brodie Retallick , 6.Ross Filipo, 7.Sam Cane , 8.Matt Vant Leven , 9.Tawera Kerr-Barlow , 10.Aaron Cruden , 11.Asaeli Tikoirotuma , 12.Bundee Aki , 13.Charlie Ngatai , 14.Patrick Osborne , 15.Robbie Robinson
Replacements : 16.Mahonri Schwalger , 17.Ben Afeaki , 18.Michael Fitzgerald , 19.Tanerau Latimer , 20.Augustine Pulu , 21.Andrew Horrell , 22.Tim Nanai-Williams.