Just when everything seemed to have righted itself the Crusaders have suffered another injury blow with centre Casey Laulala likely to be out of action for the rest of the season after breaking his arm in their win over the Bulls on Friday night.
The champion Crusaders have won their last 4 Super 14 matches and heading into their bye they're 5th on the table.
Head coach Todd Blackadder says the former All Black is a big loss.....
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But Todd Blackadder says Laulala has made only four apearannces this year and that's given other players a chance to step up.