Posted on July 24, 2016
The Crusaders failed to give coach Todd Blackadder a winning farewell after a disappointing 42-25 loss to the Lions in Johannesburg.
The Lions scored five tries to two leaving the Crusaders looking to next year when new head coach Scott Robertson takes charge
Blackadder will leave the Crusaders having never coached them to a Super Rugby title.
The Lions are the only team to make the semi finals outside of New Zealand and will next week host the defending champion Highlanders for a place in the final