Crusaders leave best until last

Super Rugby Aotearoa title wrapped up with week to play Another year, another title for the Crusaders as they claimed the Super Rugby Aotearoa title to go with their 10 Super Rugby titles when beating a gallant Highlanders side 32-22 at Orangetheory Stadium on Sunday. It was a tough ask and wasn't

Blues show defensive power for win

Blues 27 Highlanders 24 by Lynn McConnell Under pressure from a determined Highlanders second-half effort, the Blues produced defensive class to match their attacking strengths to claim a 27-24 win in their Super Rugby Aotearoa game at Eden Park in Auckland on Saturday. It made it three out of three for the Blues who

SR Preview: Blues v Highlanders

Eden Park, Saturday, June 27, 7.05pm by Lynn McConnell Riding a rare high at the head of the Super Rugby Aotearoa leader board, the Blues are looking to make the most of Saturday's game with the Highlanders to consolidate their position before their first bye. Coach Leon MacDonald has been reluctant to change

Super Rugby 2020: Result – Highlanders 22 v 28 Rebels {28/2/20} The Rebels flew out of the blocks in Dunedin and couldn’t be caught be a never say die Highlanders side at Forsyth Barr Stadium. THE MELBOURNE REBELS REGISTERED A FAMOUS 22-28 VICTORY OVER THE HIGHLANDERS AT FORSYTH BARR STADIUM, DUNEDIN. THE HARD-FOUGHT VICTORY WAS THE AUSTRALIAN FRANCHISE’S FIRST IN FIVE ATTEMPTS IN

Super Rugby 2020: Result – Crusaders 33 v 13 Highlanders {21/2/20} The Crusaders continued with their impressive recent form when they claimed a 33-13 bonus-point victory over the Highlanders in Christchurch on Friday. In a fast-paced and entertaining encounter, four first half tries from Codie Taylor, Tom Christie, Braydon Ennor and George Bridge set the Crusaders on the path to victory, although

Super Rugby 2020: Result – Brumbies 22 v 23 Highlanders {15/2/20} A last-gasp Highlanders try has inflicted a heartbreaking 23-22 loss on the Brumbies in Canberra. In a marathon effort that took the match well past the 80-minute mark, the Highlanders had three consecutive penalties that gave them the chance to steal the win. A Folau Fainga'a hat-trick looked to have sealed the

Super Rugby 2020: Preview – Brumbies v Highlanders {15/2/20}

Brumbies v Highlanders Saturday 14 February, 9.15pm NZT at GIO Stadium, Canberra Referee: Nic Berry Played: 23 Won: Brumbies 12, Highlanders 11 Last match: Brumbies 17, Highlanders 43 (14 April 2018) The Highlanders have won their last four games against the Brumbies – their longest streak against them – including a 26-point win in their last