Cometh the hour, cometh the Garbhan.
The Highlanders rose off the canvas to steal a win off the Chiefs in Hamilton last night.
Highlanders coach Aaron Mauger paid tribute to his new players and his old ones for the side's comeback victory over the Chiefs in Hamilton last night.
What started out as something of a joke has led to a summer escape for some young American rowers.
The Highlanders came alive in the final quarter of the first Super Rugby game of the season, beating the Chiefs 30-27 in Hamilton.
The conference system is doing a disservice to the New Zealand teams in Super Rugby and gives a clear advantage to teams from Australia and South Africa.
The World Cup always signals change for the sport in New Zealand, as players head away and others rise up.
Players from the South have been selected in New Zealand development teams set to head to Japan next week.
You can talk about luck. You can talk about the referees. You can even find some sort of conspiracy theory in the draw.
Everyone was available to play for the Highlanders, but it will be a mixed team which clashes with the Chiefs in Hamilton tomorrow night.
Josh Ioane is first man up on the stage, and has a couple of things working for him already.
The four other NZ teams all fancy their chances of Super Rugby glory as the competition starts on Friday. Steve Hepburn takes a look at the sides and who to fancy.
The Highlanders have mixed up their side for the opening game of the season against the Chiefs in Hamilton on Friday.
Rugby writer Steve Hepburn looks at the chances of the 10 Super Rugby teams from outside New Zealand.
The futsal juggernaut shows no signs of slowing down anytime soon in the South.
What is in that Wanaka water?
Liam Squire is the latest Highlander and All Black linked with a move offshore and all signs point to a move north after the World Cup.
The Highlanders have lost big winger Tevita Nabura even before the season has started.
Players want to play - and in the case of Highlanders flanker James Lentjes that will be more than welcome this season.
Roger Robinson is showing no sign of slowing down - even though he needs two knees named Mark and Russell to help him out.