Posts Tagged "Highlanders"

Seta Tamanivalu’s sweeping try with less than two minutes remaining has sealed the Crusaders a thrilling 30-27 come-from-behind Super Rugby win in Dunedin.

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Match result: The Crusaders took a tight 3-point win in a thriller over the Highlanders on Saturday.

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An exciting night of rugby awaits as the first New Zealand derby for the 2017 Super Rugby sees the Highlanders take on the Chiefs. Join The Roar for live scores from the match and a live blog of the game, starting from 5:35pm (AEDT).

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The Chiefs are looking to rewrite history as they chase their first Super Rugby win over the Highlanders in almost three years on Friday night in Dunedin.

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For the final preview for the upcoming Super Rugby season, I take a look at the New Zealand conference. With the last three winners coming from New Zealand it would take a brave person to bet against it happening again.

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An incredible season has boiled down to arguably the two best teams in the competition, so expect some fireworks when the Hurricanes host the Lions on Saturday night.

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After comprehensive semi-final wins to the Hurricanes and Lions, the stars have aligned above Wellington and Chris Boyd’s side is only days away from finishing off what they couldn’t last year – complete a full house of New Zealand Super Rugby champions.

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Match result: The Lions have progressed through to the Super Rugby grand final with a 12-point win over the Highlanders.

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A hurricane, a Scottish warrior from the Highlands, and a lion walked into a bar. The bartender, named McKenzie, asked: “What’ll it be?”

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Coach Jamie Joseph has reshuffled his forward pack for the Highlanders’ Super Rugby semi-final against the Lions in Johannesburg. Joseph has brought in loose forward James Lentjes for Shane Christie while lock Alex Ainley replaces Luke Whitelock, who moves to No.8. The Highlanders will be without prop Siosuia Halanukonuka early on Sunday morning, ruled out […]

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Despite being two of the better teams all year, it never felt obvious that the best two teams last year would meet in the Super Rugby final in 2016.

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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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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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