Otago Daily Times Online rugby writer Jeff Cheshire looks
at some key points from the Highlanders' 23-10 win over the
Brumbies in Invercargill.
Promising youngster Damian McKenzie has re-signed with the
Chiefs for two more years.
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.
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.
South Otago High School made a nervy start but beat King's
High School 26-5 during the opening round of the Otago
premier schools tournament.
Waisake Naholo in for the Highlanders' next match.
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