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#Highlanders

# highlanders - Tuesday 22 December, 2020

Irish lock Regan earns training contract with Super Rugby's Highlanders
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

Irish lock Regan earns training contract with Super Rugby's Highlanders

Dec 22nd 2020, 10:00 PM 12,296 Views 3 Comments

The 23-year-old was formerly part of the Ulster academy.

# highlanders - Saturday 15 August, 2020

Highlanders finish on a high as virus brings 'bizarre' ending to Super Rugby competition
# NZ
# NZ

Highlanders finish on a high as virus brings 'bizarre' ending to Super Rugby competition

Aug 15th 2020, 2:54 PM 9,281 Views 3 Comments

The Otago side stormed home to beat the Hurricanes.

# highlanders - Sunday 19 July, 2020

Highlanders storm back from 31-7 down to stun Gatland's Chiefs
# Super Rugby
# Super Rugby

Highlanders storm back from 31-7 down to stun Gatland's Chiefs

Jul 19th 2020, 8:58 AM 11,341 Views 3 Comments

The former Wales boss has now presided over five straight defeats.

# highlanders - Tuesday 7 July, 2020

Analysis: Super Rugby sides picking apart lineout seams with sharp attack

Analysis: Super Rugby sides picking apart lineout seams with sharp attack

Jul 7th 2020, 3:59 PM 4,848 Views 2 Comments

The Brumbies scored an excellent try in behind the lineout against the Rebels.

# highlanders - Saturday 4 July, 2020

Crusaders cruise to third straight win after sizzling second-half display
# Super Rugby
# Super Rugby

Crusaders cruise to third straight win after sizzling second-half display

Jul 4th 2020, 10:36 AM 3,947 Views 2 Comments

In yet another superb game of Super Rugby, the Crusaders finished off the Highlanders in style with three tries in the final quarter.

# highlanders - Saturday 27 June, 2020

Blues defeat the Highlanders in a thriller
# Super Rugby
# Super Rugby

Blues defeat the Highlanders in a thriller

Jun 27th 2020, 11:07 AM 7,245 Views 4 Comments

Highlanders fight back from 12-point half-deficit but miss a key kick late on.

# highlanders - Saturday 13 June, 2020

Gatland 'not happy' after his son's late drop goal thwarts the Chiefs
# Highland Fling
# Highland Fling

Gatland 'not happy' after his son's late drop goal thwarts the Chiefs

Jun 13th 2020, 5:44 PM 17,168 Views 8 Comments

Things could get a little bit awkward at the breakfast table in the Gatland household tomorrow morning.

Bryn Gatland ruins dad Warren's day with last minute drop goal
# Rugby Returns
# Rugby Returns

Bryn Gatland ruins dad Warren's day with last minute drop goal

Jun 13th 2020, 10:20 AM 12,071 Views 5 Comments

Super Rugby returned this morning with the Highlanders beating the Chiefs 28-27 in Dunedin.

# highlanders - Wednesday 13 May, 2020

World Cup-winning All Blacks wing Milner-Skudder signs for Highlanders
# Super Rugby
# Super Rugby

World Cup-winning All Blacks wing Milner-Skudder signs for Highlanders

May 13th 2020, 7:52 AM 6,054 Views 2 Comments

The 29-year-old’s move to Toulon fell through due to a shoulder injury.

# highlanders - Friday 21 February, 2020

First-half blitz sends Crusaders to top of Super Rugby standings
# Business As Usual
# Business As Usual

First-half blitz sends Crusaders to top of Super Rugby standings

Feb 21st 2020, 11:08 AM 4,780 Views 0 Comments

Four tries in the first half helped the champions to see off the Highlanders today in Christchurch.

# highlanders - Wednesday 12 February, 2020

Ex-Connacht prop named on Highlanders bench after joining on short-term deal
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

Ex-Connacht prop named on Highlanders bench after joining on short-term deal

Feb 12th 2020, 9:53 PM 14,135 Views 19 Comments

23-year-old Conán O’Donnell has linked up with the Kiwi franchise as injury cover.

# highlanders - Friday 7 June, 2019

Naholo double not enough as Highlanders forced to hold off Bulls' late charge
# Super Rugby
# Super Rugby

Naholo double not enough as Highlanders forced to hold off Bulls' late charge

Jun 7th 2019, 12:14 PM 4,676 Views 0 Comments

The sides played out a thrilling Super Rugby draw on Friday.

# highlanders - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

Highlanders defence coach Delaney to take up role with Scarlets next season
# Pro14
# Pro14

Highlanders defence coach Delaney to take up role with Scarlets next season

May 21st 2019, 2:13 PM 3,941 Views 1 Comment

‘We have known each other since school days,’ says Delaney as he prepares to link up with Brad Mooar.

# highlanders - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

Ulster confirm signing of Kiwi back Matt Faddes from Highlanders
# Pace
# Pace

Ulster confirm signing of Kiwi back Matt Faddes from Highlanders

May 14th 2019, 10:20 AM 10,078 Views 60 Comments

The 27-year-old Otago man can play in several positions across the backline.

# highlanders - Friday 12 April, 2019

Rampant Crusaders hit back to stay unbeaten at home
# Super Rugby
# Super Rugby

Rampant Crusaders hit back to stay unbeaten at home

Apr 12th 2019, 11:21 AM 6,215 Views 2 Comments

Irish prop Oli Jager came off the bench for the hosts as they beat the Highlanders on Friday.

# highlanders - Monday 4 March, 2019

Quade Cooper is back in Super Rugby and the early signs are exciting
# Analysis
# Analysis

Quade Cooper is back in Super Rugby and the early signs are exciting

Mar 4th 2019, 1:41 PM 9,989 Views 3 Comments

The 30-year-old is already on Michael Cheika’s Wallabies radar.

# highlanders - Monday 18 February, 2019

Liam Squire leaving New Zealand to join Red Hurricanes
# Taking Flight
# Taking Flight

Liam Squire leaving New Zealand to join Red Hurricanes

Feb 18th 2019, 11:11 AM 8,162 Views 1 Comment

The back-row forward is off after the 2019 World Cup.

# highlanders - Wednesday 4 July, 2018

All Black captain Read to return for Crusaders after back surgery
# Super Rugby
# Super Rugby

All Black captain Read to return for Crusaders after back surgery

Jul 4th 2018, 10:00 AM 6,181 Views 17 Comments

Ronan O’Gara’s team have a big south island derby date on Friday at Wyatt Crockett Stadium.

# highlanders - Thursday 11 January, 2018

Major coup for Wasps as three-year deal for All Black out-half is confirmed
# Perfect 10
# Perfect 10

Major coup for Wasps as three-year deal for All Black out-half is confirmed

Jan 11th 2018, 7:54 AM 9,915 Views 3 Comments

Lima Sopoaga has announced he will leave New Zealand later in 2018 and sign for the Premiership side.

# highlanders - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

Aaron Mauger takes up Highlanders job after being sacked by Leicester
# Check In
# Check In

Aaron Mauger takes up Highlanders job after being sacked by Leicester

Aug 1st 2017, 1:08 PM 4,467 Views 0 Comments

The former All Black playmaker has a three-year deal on his native south island.

# highlanders - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

All Blacks vice-captain Smith to take sabbatical
# Holibobs
# Holibobs

All Blacks vice-captain Smith to take sabbatical

Jul 26th 2017, 9:11 AM 8,083 Views 1 Comment

He will miss the majority of the Rugby Championship after exercising the option to take a career break.

# highlanders - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

Lions to shift into Test mode in Rotorua after 'hiccup' against Highlanders
# Moving On
# Moving On

Lions to shift into Test mode in Rotorua after 'hiccup' against Highlanders

Jun 14th 2017, 12:12 AM 8,656 Views 9 Comments

Discipline, the scrum, closing out games and defending kicks will be the key learning points.

# highlanders - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

'To have played two games and lost two games is pretty frustrating for me'
# Ruthless
# Ruthless

'To have played two games and lost two games is pretty frustrating for me'

Jun 13th 2017, 4:00 PM 11,194 Views 12 Comments

Robbie Henshaw was disappointed with the Lions’ inability to see out a win in Dunedin.

'We shot ourselves in the foot' - Gatland bemoans Lions discipline and scrum
# Scrum Issues
# Scrum Issues

'We shot ourselves in the foot' - Gatland bemoans Lions discipline and scrum

Jun 13th 2017, 1:33 PM 7,884 Views 3 Comments

The Lions boss was disappointed but won’t be dwelling on defeat for too long.

Henderson makes impact felt for Lions as Payne has mixed night
# Irish Influence
# Irish Influence

Henderson makes impact felt for Lions as Payne has mixed night

Jun 13th 2017, 11:27 AM 9,087 Views 22 Comments

CJ Stander started slowly but had some big moments in the 23-22 defeat.

Brains and brawn in Henshaw display and more talking points after the Highlanders see off Lions
# Opinion
# Opinion

Brains and brawn in Henshaw display and more talking points after the Highlanders see off Lions

Jun 13th 2017, 11:17 AM 9,043 Views 12 Comments

The Athlone man battled his way through a tough contest under the roof in Dunedin.

Player ratings after the Lions lose in Dunedin
# Out Of 10
# Out Of 10

Player ratings after the Lions lose in Dunedin

Jun 13th 2017, 10:46 AM 19,968 Views 30 Comments

Who shone through the defeat for you?

Gatland's Lions slip to second tour defeat in thrilling contest with Highlanders
# Drama
# Drama

Gatland's Lions slip to second tour defeat in thrilling contest with Highlanders

Jun 13th 2017, 10:29 AM 35,065 Views 53 Comments

The tourists scored three tries but they produced another big error count in Dunedin.

As It Happened: Highlanders v The Lions
# Minute-by-Minute
# Minute-by-Minute

As It Happened: Highlanders v The Lions

Jun 13th 2017, 7:50 AM 53,605 Views 21 Comments

We had all the action from Dunedin.

# highlanders - Sunday 11 June, 2017

Three All Blacks in Highlanders side to face Lions in Dunedin
# The Zoo
# The Zoo

Three All Blacks in Highlanders side to face Lions in Dunedin

Jun 11th 2017, 6:55 AM 6,826 Views 2 Comments

Lima Sopoaga, Liam Coltman and Waisake Naholo have been released by Steve Hansen.

# highlanders - Monday 8 May, 2017

The kick pass is king and Beauden Barrett is king of the kick pass
# Analysis
# Analysis

The kick pass is king and Beauden Barrett is king of the kick pass

May 8th 2017, 8:07 PM 25,899 Views 16 Comments

The Lions better watch out.

# highlanders - Saturday 6 May, 2017

Broken thumb leaves All Blacks' Squire a doubt for Lions opener
# Lions
# Lions

Broken thumb leaves All Blacks' Squire a doubt for Lions opener

May 6th 2017, 10:55 AM 4,917 Views 5 Comments

“With Kieran Read out, Liam was probably next cab off the rank”.

# highlanders - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

Analysis: Aaron Smith and Morgan Parra find creative scrum-half solutions
# Pass Masters
# Pass Masters

Analysis: Aaron Smith and Morgan Parra find creative scrum-half solutions

May 2nd 2017, 8:00 PM 8,434 Views 1 Comment

Both nines have produced triple skip passes to cut defences apart in recent weeks.

# highlanders - Monday 1 May, 2017

Mauger lands Highlanders role just over a month after Leicester sacking
# Highland Fling
# Highland Fling

Mauger lands Highlanders role just over a month after Leicester sacking

May 1st 2017, 4:40 PM 5,759 Views 1 Comment

The former All Black will move to Dunedin after agreeing a two-year contract with the 2015 Super Rugby champions.

# highlanders - Saturday 11 March, 2017

Comeback kings Crusaders defy injuries to prevail, Highlanders also win at a cost
# Super Rugby
# Super Rugby

Comeback kings Crusaders defy injuries to prevail, Highlanders also win at a cost

Mar 11th 2017, 1:10 PM 5,145 Views 3 Comments

A host of All Blacks – Israel Dagg, Seta Tamanivalu, Waisake Naholo and Lima Sopoaga – suffered injuries as their teams won in Super Rugby.

# highlanders - Saturday 4 March, 2017

Crusaders produced an absolutely stunning comeback against Highlanders this morning
# Super Rugby
# Super Rugby

Crusaders produced an absolutely stunning comeback against Highlanders this morning

Mar 4th 2017, 10:50 AM 8,683 Views 14 Comments

21 points down in the second half? No need to panic.

# highlanders - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

Munster and Top 14-linked Ben Smith commits to Highlanders
# 2020 Vision
# 2020 Vision

Munster and Top 14-linked Ben Smith commits to Highlanders

Feb 7th 2017, 9:55 AM 5,527 Views 12 Comments

The 30-year-old All Black will stay with his native region beyond the next World Cup.

# highlanders - Saturday 30 July, 2016

Rampant Lions to face the Hurricanes as they secure first Super Rugby final appearance
# Super Rugby
# Super Rugby

Rampant Lions to face the Hurricanes as they secure first Super Rugby final appearance

Jul 30th 2016, 5:51 PM 6,291 Views 10 Comments

The Highlanders failed in their bid to set up a second successive Super Rugby final clash with the Hurricanes as they lost to the Lions.

# highlanders - Saturday 16 July, 2016

Chiefs 10 Cruden forced to celebrate after brilliant Highlanders try
# Crude And Unusual Punishment
# Crude And Unusual Punishment

Chiefs 10 Cruden forced to celebrate after brilliant Highlanders try

Jul 16th 2016, 1:31 PM 12,742 Views 0 Comments

The Hurricanes had reason to celebrate the score too as it helped them top the NZ conference.

# highlanders - Thursday 14 July, 2016

'We have to wait until Joe comes back': IRFU hoping Schmidt decides to stay in Ireland after summer at home
# Waiting Game
# Waiting Game

'We have to wait until Joe comes back': IRFU hoping Schmidt decides to stay in Ireland after summer at home

Jul 14th 2016, 6:15 AM 6,213 Views 11 Comments

“I don’t think it’s a matter of finance. Joe is from New Zealand, he has family in New Zealand and he has to take all of those things in to consideration.”

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