Posts Tagged "Highlanders"

The French chemist and microbiologist Louis Pasteur once remarked that ‘chance favours the prepared mind’. This was certainly true of the quarter-final between the Brumbies and Highlanders on a wet Friday evening in Canberra.

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The Highlanders concede luck helped them beat the Brumbies in the first round of the Super Rugby finals but reckon they’ll need more than that to overcome the Lions.

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The first Super Rugby quarter-final is in Canberra and features the only remaining Australian hopeful, the Brumbies, who host current champions the Highlanders. Join The Roar from 6pm (AEST) to follow our live coverage of the game.

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The 2016 Super Rugby quarter-finals kick off on Friday night with the Brumbies hosting the Highlanders in Canberra at the unusual time of 6pm local. The new format means that eight teams will face off in a knockout round with the four winners securing a place in the semis. Here is your ultimate guide to […]

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The Highlanders will have co-captain Shane Christie back from illness for their Super Rugby quarter-final against the Brumbies in Canberra. Christie missed the defending champions’ past two matches after feeling unwell and leaving the field midway through the win over the Southern Kings in Port Elizabeth. The openside flanker’s return to face the Brumbies on […]

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For all the debate and argument about Super Rugby’s conference format, and how that affects the finals series, what we’re left with is the eight best teams however you’d like to measure it.

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The final round of Super Rugby has arrived and in the fiercely competitive New Zealand conference champions the Highlanders host the Chiefs. Join The Roar for live scores and coverage from 5:30pm (AEST)

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Match result: The Highlanders have made themselves certainties for the Super Rugby finals with a 26-point win over the Jaguares on Sunday morning (AEST).

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All Blacks flanker Elliot Dixon scored two tries to ensure the Highlanders qualified for Super Rugby’s playoffs with a 34-8 victory over the Jaguares in Buenos Aires.

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The Highlanders have produced a late blitz, with fullback Matt Faddes completing a hat-trick of tries, to beat Super Rugby strugglers the Southern Kings 48-18 in Port Elizabeth.

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The Kings and the Highlanders will meet today in a match that looks likely to be very one-sided. Join The Roar for live scores from the match, starting from 3:20am (AEST).

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Flanker Ardie Savea has scored in the final minute to break the deadlock as the Hurricanes downed Super Rugby champions the Highlanders 27-20 in Wellington.

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The final round before the June Test window kicks off with a rematch of last season’s Super Rugby final, the Hurricanes welcoming the Highlanders to Wellington. Join The Roar for what will surely be an entertaining game of rugby, with live updates and action from 5:20pm (AEST).

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Beating the Highlanders in last year’s Super Rugby final proved beyond the Hurricanes.

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The Hurricanes are set to welcome back the five wayward players who missed a team curfew in Friday’s key Super Rugby match against the Highlanders.

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Well, what an absolute humdinger that was.

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Centre Matt Faddes has starred with two tries as the Highlanders snapped the Crusaders’ eight-match winning streak with a 34-26 victory in a compelling Super Rugby contest in Dunedin.

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Tonight the Highlanders play the Crusaders from Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin. Join The Roar from 5:35pm (AEST) for all the action.

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The explosive return of Highlanders flyer Waisake Naholo has new Super Rugby leaders the Crusaders on edge ahead of Friday’s southern derby.

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Match result: The Highlanders have picked up a big win tonight against the Chiefs who slip away from the competition leaders, letting the Crusaders take top spot.

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