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The Crusaders go into the match having lost to the Highlanders last week. The loss ended an eight match winning streak that put them on top of the standings.
The Waratahs will also go into the match with some form behind them as they have won their last four matches and against the Crusaders they have won their last two matches.
The Waratahs have also moved up to the top of the Australian Super Rugby Conference.
The Crusaders have played the Waratahs 22 times in Super Rugby and they have won 16 matches and lost 6. That gives them a record of winning 73% of their matches.
The Crusaders have had home advantage over the Waratahs on 12 occasions and the they have won 11 matches. That gives the Crusaders a record of winning 92% of their home matches against the Sydney siders.
The average score when the Crusaders play the Waratahs on New Zealand soil is : Crusaders 31 Waratahs 18.
The only and only victory that the Waratahs have against the Crusaders was in 2004 and they have lost their last seven matches against the Crusaders in New Zealand.
For this match the Crusaders have made two changes to the side that lost last week. The changes are rotations at both prop and second five, with Joe Moody and Ryan Crotty taking the starting spots, and Wyatt Crockett and David Havili moving to the bench.
Half back Andy Ellis will be playing in his 150th Super Rugby cap and Crusaders coach Todd Blackadder has pointed out that this will be their last home match until July so they will be wanting a big win before they hit the road.
The Waratahs beat the Bulls last week and they have made three changes – one of the injury enforced as Kurtley Beale has been ruled out. Waratahs head coach Daryl Gibson has chosen to rotate back rower, Wycliff Palu who has been involved in the two recent physical battles against South African outfits and handed a start to Jed Holloway.
Holloway returns to the side having recovered from a shoulder two weeks ago. In the backs David Horwitz will start at inside centre after replacing Kurtley Beale, who was injured one minute into last weekend’s match.
The Waratahs have won the last two matches and both of these were in Sydney. The last time these teams met in Christchurch was back in 2013 and the Crusaders won 23-22.
Crusaders: 1. Joe Moody ,2. Codie Taylor , 3. Owen Franks ,4. Luke Romano , 5. Sam Whitelock , 6. Jordan Taufua , 7. Matt Todd , 8. Kieran Read (C), , 9. Andy Ellis, 10. Richie Mo’unga , 11. Jone Macilai, 12. Ryan Crotty, 13. Kieron Fonotia, 14. Johnny McNicholl, 15. Israel Dagg
Replacements : 16. Ged Robinson , 17. Wyatt Crockett, 18. Mike Alaalatoa, 19. Scott Barrett , 20. Tim Boys , 21. Mitchell Drummond , 22. David Havili , 23. Marty McKenzie
Waratahs: 1. Paddy Ryan, 2. Tatafu Polota-Nau, 3. Tom Robertson , 4. David Dennis, 5. Will Skelton , 6. Dean Mumm , 7. Michael Hooper (C) 8. Jed Holloway , 9. Nick Phipps , 10. Bernard Foley, 11. Rob Horne , 12. David Horwitz, 13. Israel Folau, 14. Reece Robinson , 15. Andrew Kellaway ,
Replacments:16. Angus Ta’avao , 17. Hugh Roach , 18. Jeremy Tilse , 19. Sam Lousi , 20. Wycliff Palu, 21. Matt Lucas , 22. Matt Carraro, 23. Zac Guildford.