Otago Daily Times: Rugby News

Rugby: Highlanders' punt on Sopoaga pays off

Rugby: Highlanders' punt on Sopoaga pays off

Of all the smart signings pulled off by Highlanders coach Jamie Joseph, his best bit of business remains his decision to lure and then persevere with Lima Sopoaga.

Rugby: Smith 'fizzing' over semfinal

Rugby: Smith 'fizzing' over semfinal

Aaron Smith admits he is grateful about being in the semifinals and is "fizzing'' for the game.

Rugby: Highlanders call in Millar

Rugby: Highlanders call in Millar

Otago loosehead prop Craig Millar has been called in by the Highlanders as extra cover ahead of their semifinal in Johannesburg this weekend.

Semi pits best defence against best attack

Semi pits best defence against best attack

It is shaping as the best attack against the best defence when the Highlanders take on the Lions in their semifinal Johannesburg on Sunday (NZ time).

Rugby: Highlanders face daunting mission

Rugby: Highlanders face daunting mission

The Highlanders may have lost out on a home semifinal but the side still has a chance of returning to Forsyth Barr Stadium this season.

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