Crusaders Deny Highlanders at the Death

Crusaders bounced back after last weeks defeat to Sharks with a 30-32 victory over Highlanders at Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin. Second-half tries from Tim Perry, Nepo Laulala and Nemani Nadolo saw them overturn a 12-10 half-time deficit after a first half which saw Richie McCaw sin-binned and Saders unable to make 62% territory dominance count.
27 May 2014

Parker leads Highlanders to victory

Hayden Parker kicked all his side's points as the Highlanders earned a hard-fought 18-16 win over the Hurricanes to keep themselves well in the Super 15 play-off hunt.
16 May 2014

Highlanders comeback beats Bulls

The Highlanders overcame a poor start to beat the Bulls 27-20 in Dunedin on Friday, a win which lifts them into fifth place in the table.
11 April 2014

Super Rugby - What the Highlanders and Hurricanes have to Work with

There isn’t long until Super Rugby 2014 kicks off. It is exciting casting your eye over the different squads and exciting trying to pick the teams assuming everyone is fit (which doesn’t happen much these days).
3 February 2014

Super Rugby 2013 - The Most Popular Winning Margins

Super Rugby 2013 is almost here and before you sign up for any tipping competitions based on picking the winning teams and margins, check out my analysis.
10 February 2013

Highlanders From Rags to Riches - Things Are Looking Up For Otago Rugby!

Things are looking up for the smallest franchise in the Super Rugby competition given that they were struggling as New Zealand's worst franchise in recent years...
26 March 2012

Super Rugby: Week 5 Review

Super Rugby: Week 5 Review
25 March 2012

Super Rugby 2012 - New Zealand's Young Super Halves

Super Rugby 2012 is a great stage not only for existing stars like Sonny Bill Williams, Bismarck Du Plessis and Will Genia to strut the stuff, but it is always exciting to see the new talent coming through the ranks and New Zealand's cupboard of young scrum and fly halves look encouraging.
13 March 2012

Super Rugby: Week 3 Review

Super Rugby: Week 3 Review
12 March 2012

Super Rugby: Week 2 Review

A late try from Hosea Gear helped the Highlanders win in Dunedin against the Crusaders on Saturday. At half time, they were winning 20-10 after tries from Andrew Hore and Phil Burleigh.
4 March 2012

Waratahs 33 - 7 Highlanders

A brilliant hat-trick from centre Tom Carter helped the Waratahs coast past the Highlanders in a rain soaked encounter in Sydney.
12 June 2011

Highlanders 22-26 Lions

A last minute try by second row Wikus van Heerden gave the Lions their second win on the road this season and moved them off the foot of the table
29 May 2011

Chiefs 20 - 7 Highlanders

The Chiefs came out on top in an error strewn and attritional battle in Hamilton, and sent the Highlanders crashing to second consecutive defeat
7 May 2011

Crusaders 18 - 26 Highlanders

The Highlanders commitment and sharp execution helped them claim a massive victory over the Crusaders on Saturday
24 April 2011