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Rugby: Dixon happy to front up down south

Highlanders loose forward Elliot Dixon takes part in training at Logan Park earlier this week. Photo by Christine O'Connor.

It is a homecoming for Elliot Dixon and he is hoping for a happy one.

Rugby: Highlanders make light of Emery ban

Rugby: Highlanders make light of Emery ban

The Highlanders are putting a brave face on the four-game ban for utility back Jason Emery with his teammates not shy in giving him a bit of stick.

Rugby: Chiefs show ticker to beat Sharks

Rugby: Chiefs show ticker to beat Sharks

For all the aesthetically pleasing rugby they have played in the first half of the season, the Chiefs were probably due to win an ugly one.

Rugby: Ardie Savea's mix of talents 'fascinates'

Rugby: Ardie Savea's mix of talents 'fascinates'

The more Ardie Savea plays, the more he fascinates. He brings the broadest footballing portfolio to a role that has traditionally had relatively narrow demands.

Rugby: Dunedin upsets Taieri; Harbour leads

Rugby: Dunedin upsets Taieri; Harbour leads

Back-up Highlanders loose forward Gareth Evans was dynamic during Dunedin's 48-25 shock win against Taieri.

Rugby: Cheika dismisses Aussie doom-mongers

Rugby: Cheika dismisses Aussie doom-mongers

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has shrugged off Australia's struggles in Super Rugby this season and hit back at critics for being too pessimistic about the local game in the lead-up to the home test series against England.

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