Highlanders coach Tony Brown has revealed how the six players stood down from last week’s clash with the Crusaders received further punishment at training this week.
Hurricanes captain Ardie Savea has criticised two journalists for their reportage of an alcohol-related incident involving fellow All Black Josh Ioane and his Highlanders teammates.
Neighbours of All Blacks flyhalf Josh Ioane say his property in Dunedin has turned into a notorious party house over the past few months.
The Highlanders have stood down six players, including All Black Josh Ioane, from their squad to face the Crusaders this Friday for breaking team standards.
Highlanders coach Aaron Mauger has made two personnel changes and two positional swaps to his side for Sunday’s clash against the Blues in Dunedin.