The Highlanders are used to receiving cheers, but for
Christmas they are giving some cheer of their own.
Fairytales do come true - at least the sporting kind. The
South will salute the Highlanders rugby team at a street
parade in Dunedin today, with players and fans alike elated
after the 21-14 win on Saturday night against the Hurricanes.
Fans greet the Highlanders at Dunedin International Airport this morning.
The Highlanders, with two new All Blacks squad members, are
two games from glory and could host the final under their own
Though they finished a distant second in their Super 15 match
last night, the Highlanders still look highly likely to make
Highlanders win 29-21 against the Blues at Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin on Saturday.
The University of Otago's sponsorship of the Highlanders
rugby team has, predictably, drawn differing reactions.
Wanted: one large sword and an oversized shield, thought to
be hanging on the wall in rugby lover's home.
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