All Blacks and Highlanders fullback Ben Smith has been ruled out for up to eight weeks with a hamstring injury.
The Chiefs came back from a 16-point deficit to snatch a 31-31 draw against the Highlanders in Dunedin on Saturday. DYLAN JACK reports.
The Highlanders boosted their hopes of reaching the playoffs with a dominant 52-0 victory over the Sunwolves in Tokyo on Friday. DYLAN JACK reports.
Highlights of the Highlanders’ 24-12 win against the Blues in Dunedin.
The Highlanders snapped a five-match losing streak as they claimed a 24-12 victory over the Blues in Dunedin on Saturday. CRAIG LEWIS reports.
Highlights of the Crusaders’ 43-17 win against the Highlanders in Christchurch.
The Crusaders overturned a 10-point deficit to claim a 43-17 bonus-point win over the Highlanders in Christchurch on Friday. CRAIG LEWIS reports.
Highlights of the Hurricanes’ 31-28 win against the Highlanders in Dunedin.
Influential flanker Ardie Savea scored a brace of tries as the Hurricanes claimed a thrilling 31-28 victory over the Highlanders in Dunedin on Friday. CRAIG LEWIS reports.
All Blacks outside back Ben Smith has confirmed he will be leaving New Zealand for France at the end of 2019.