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The Hurricanes hosted the Highlanders with a chance to finish atop the Super Rugby Pacific table and claim home-field advantage th…

Ned Lester
01 Jun 2024, 2:24

The Highlanders have promoted a number of young guns into the starting side to play the Hurricanes with a playoff spot assured. 

Ben Smith
29 May 2024, 0:33

In-form playmaker Cameron Millar will miss the Highlanders’ final regular season match at home when they take on the Fijian Drua…

Finn Morton
22 May 2024, 0:20

For the Blues game, they've selected their strongest available 23 and again named All Balck Ethan de Groot as captain.

Ned Lester
15 May 2024, 0:19

Fly-half Ajay Faleafaga will start at Super Rugby Pacific match for the first time on Saturday when the Highlanders take on the fi…

Finn Morton
10 Apr 2024, 0:15

A 52-19 victory for the hosts wasn't what the Hurricanes would have expected, but the Highlanders showed the benefit of having one…

Ned Lester
09 Feb 2024, 22:00

The Highlanders’ reigning Players’ Player of 2023 Billy Harmon will lead the team once again in 2024, as confirmed by head coa…

Finn Morton
07 Feb 2024, 0:17

The very first game of 2024's Super Rugby Pacific pre-season kicks off in Queenstown on Friday (6pm NZT) with a match between the …

Ned Lester
01 Feb 2024, 21:34

The Highlanders had by far the most turbulent offseason out of the New Zealand Super Rugby Pacific clubs, losing 16 players in 202…

Ned Lester
08 Nov 2023, 17:08

The Highlanders’ season hangs in the balance following a tough 16-9 loss to the Blues at Eden Park in the final round of Super R…

Finn Morton
02 Jun 2023, 5:26

The Highlanders have only made one change to their starting side ahead of their must-win clash against the Blues at Eden Park on F…

Finn Morton
30 May 2023, 23:07

One-test All Blacks star Josh Ioane will sit out Otago's Mitre 10 Cup clash against Northland on Friday after breaching team proto…

Online Editors
22 Oct 2020, 17:58

Inspirational Tonga loose forward and former Highlanders co-captain Nasi Manu is returning to New Zealand rugby after five years a…

Alex McLeod
10 Aug 2020, 22:20

New Zealand U20 head coach Jono Gibbes has made seven changes to the side that drew 13-all with South Africa U20 in torrential con…

Ben Smith
05 May 2024, 19:03

New Zealand Under 20 are the most successful nation in the World Rugby Junior Championship winning the title six times since its i…

Adam Julian
14 Apr 2024, 19:46

The New Zealand squad features 31 of the country's finest young athletes, with selectors having identified plenty of promising tal…

Ned Lester
09 Apr 2024, 17:51