The Crusaders have played the Highlanders 35 times in Super rugby since 1996 and the Crusaders have won 23 matches, drawn 1 and lost 11 times.
The Crusaders 23 wins out of 35 matches gives them a record of winning 67% of their matches against the Highlanders regardless of venue.
This weekend the match will be played in Christchurch which is home for the Crusaders and the venue where the teams have met 17 times.
In those 17 matches played in Christchurch the Crusaders have won 14 matches and lost 3.
This gives the Crusaders a record of winning 82% of their matches against the Highlanders at home.
The average score when the Crusaders play the Highlanders in Christchurch is : Crusaders 33 Highlanders 20.
The Crusaders have won the last three matches against the Highlanders in Christchurch. The Highlanders have not won in Christchurch since 2015.
Average score: Crusaders 28 Highlanders 20
Last five results
Fri, 06 Jul 2018 Crusaders 45-22 Highlanders @Christchurch
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 Crusaders 17-25 Highlanders @Dunedin
Sat, 22 Jul 2017 (Elim) Crusaders 17-00 Highlanders @Christchurch
Sat, 03 Jun 2017 Crusaders 25-22 Highlanders @Christchurch
Sat, 04 Mar 2017 Crusaders 30-27 Highlanders@Dunedin
Crusaders overall record against the Highlanders
Played 35 , Wins 23, Losses 11 , Draws 1
1. Joe Moody ,2. Andrew Makalio, 3. Michael Alaalatoa , 4. Scott Barrett ,5. Sam Whitelock (C) ,6. Whetukamokamo Douglas ,7. Matt Todd (VC) ,8. Kieran Read , 9. Bryn Hall ,10. Richie Mo’unga ,11. Sevu Reece ,12. Ryan Crotty (VC) ,13. Jack Goodhue ,14. Braydon Ennor ,15. David Havili
Replacements 16. Ben Funnell ,17. Harry Allan ,18. Oliver Jager ,19. Quinten Strange ,20. Jordan Taufua ,21. Mitchell Drummond ,22. Mitchell Hunt ,23. Will Jordan
1. Daniel Lienert-Brown ,2. Liam Coltman,3. Tyrel Lomax,4. Pari Pari Parkinson,5. Tom Franklin,6. Shannon Frizell,7. James Lentjes,8. Elliot Dixon,9. Kayne Hammington,10. Josh Ioane,11. Tevita Li,,12. Teihorangi Walden,13. Rob Thompson,14. Matt Faddes,15. Ben Smith (C)
Replacements :16. Ash Dixon,17. Ayden Johnstone,18. Siate Tokolahi,19. Josh Dickson,20. Jackson Hemopo,21. Folau Fakatava,22. Bryn Gatland,23. Patelesio Tomkinson
Match Officials and details
Date : Friday 12 April
Venue : AMI Stadium, Christchurch
Kick Off local: 19:35
Referee: Ben O’Keeffe
Assistant Ref 1:Damon Murphy
Assistant Ref 2:Angus Gardner
TMO : Glenn Newman