Canterbury Rugby Football Union

The Canterbury Rugby Football Union (CRFU) is the governing body for rugby union in a substantial part of the Canterbury region, in the middle of the South Island of New Zealand. Its colours are red and black in a hoop design.

Canterbury's top representative team has won New Zealand's top provincial rugby competition ten times including a "fivepeat" 2008-9-10-11-12, with five in the National Provincial Championship, two in the Air New Zealand Cup, and three in the ITM Cup.

The Canterbury union makes up the base of the Crusaders Super Rugby franchise, who compete in a competition involving New Zealand, Australian and South African based teams.

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