Normal Trans Tasman service resumes as Highlanders beat Rebels in Sydney
Melbourne have been unable to back up Queensland's breakthrough Australian Super Rugby Trans-Tasman victory, falling to the Highlanders 42-27 in their Sunday afternoon clash at Leichhardt Oval.
Rebels rush returning Top League fullback into the side to bolster strength ahead of clash against the Hurricanes
Video: Punches thrown and red cards shown as 13-man Rebels consign Waratahs to winless season
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