Money Banks. That is his nickname and it was never truer than
on Saturday night when Marty Banks slotted a drop goal with
two minutes to go to seal the deal in the Super rugby final.
Highlanders co-captain Ben Smith said right from the start of
the season, he knew this team was something special.
It all went to plan for Elliot Dixon on Saturday night.
The plans have been prepared. The players are primed. The
fans are pumped. Now it's GAME ON.
So this is it.
Sentiment, nostalgia - Nasi Manu is not big on them.
Elliot Dixon is surrounded by nappies and sleepless nights at
This is a final and strange things can happen - teams can
freeze and go into their shell.
The fame of Waisake Naholo has spread to the Middle East.
They say there are lies, damned lies and statistics. Rugby
writer Steve Hepburn looks at 10 statistics which show the
Highlanders should go into Saturday night's final with some
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