Andy Ellis led his side to the Major League Rugby title over the weekend, scoring a try in a 30-15 victory over Seattle.
The Crusaders' 'pinball' wing is promising to bring more of his blockbusting style if he gets the chance in the highly-anticipated series.
The Argentinian star said goodbye to his home for a season before heading back to his homeland to take up different opportunities.
The Super champions are about to undergo change, but that will be dwarfed by what will happen at the end of next season, writes Patrick McKendry.
As his players partied hard at Eden Park, coach Scott Robertson explains the keys to what was an overwhelming Super Rugby final victory.
High-spirited players cut loose after dominating the Super Rugby Pacific final against the Blues at Eden Park.
The Crusaders coach got to bust out the moves for the first time at Eden Park after his side's comprehensive win over the Blues.
Little No.10 wins his battle against All Blacks rival Beauden Barrett to help relentless Crusaders to their 13th Super Rugby title.
The Crusaders have won another Super Rugby title with a methodical 21-7 win in Auckland.
Robbie Deans coached Scott Robertson and Leon MacDonald to titles in the 2000s - now he'll watch them try do the same with their own teams.
The test for rugby is to produce a spectacle on Saturday that meets the importance of the occasion.
The Barrett bothers faced off with the Super Rugby trophy between them but it might not be the last time the two captains see each other before Saturday's final.
The former Crusaders coach has been a mentor to both Scott Robertson and Leon MacDonald, who will clash in the coaches' boxes at Eden Park.
Crusaders are embracing the challenge like they did for their first title under head coach Scott Robertson back in 2017.
Crusaders captain Scott Barrett says there hasn't been any banter ahead of Saturday's Super Rugby final when he faces brother Beauden.
Former teammates who couldn't be more different are big reasons why the Blues are hosting the Crusaders at Eden Park, writes Patrick McKendry.
Matera has been cleared to play in the Super Rugby Pacific final on Saturday after a judicial panel ruled the four yellow cards he has received this season showed "no pattern of concern."
The new All Black believes he was exposed early in his career due to injuries and inexperience, but is now a consistent high achiever.
Blues head coach MacDonald, who will face his former Crusaders team in the final, describes the final, frantic, moments against the Brumbies.
The Crusaders lost Sam Whitelock before Friday's semi-final while Pablo Matera could face further punishment for his two cards which resulted in a send off.