New Zealand Rugby is reviewing the running of the sport at secondary school level across the country but it is unlikely to lead to clubs taking over.
Loose forward Liam Squire is unlikely to face the Chiefs this week due to a shoulder injury but the side's other All Blacks will front in Suva.
Ten years ago, the Highlanders had a decent loose forward trio to take on the Chiefs.
Former Highlanders coach Jamie Joseph will not coach the Sunwolves for the rest of the season.
Tony Brown will replace Jamie Joseph as head coach of the Sunwolves for the rest of the Super Rugby season.
The All Blacks v France match in Dunedin at the weekend was deemed a success but it could be three years before the national side is back in the city.
The last of the test series in June has come to an end. As is the usual story, the All Blacks won the series 3-0 and with it used their 59th All Black over the past year.
The Highlanders have a busy three weeks in front of them with two home games either side of a trip to Christchurch.
It was a day to remember for Jackson Hemopo.
For first time out, Damian McKenzie got more than a pass mark.
All Black coach Steve Hansen has taken a swipe at World Rugby saying common sense is being ignored and something had to be done for the sake of the game.
Damian McKenzie is the Energizer bunny.
There is nothing like an average performance to get back to the top table.
Not since the halcyon days of the late 1990s have there been so many members of the Highlanders in the All Blacks squad.
The big man is fit and ready — after all, the hardest part is over.
All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has plenty of confidence in his greenhorns - and knows the players are physically right, though the onus will be on the mental side of the game.
Shannon Frizell has come from seemingly nowhere to start for the All Blacks. But he is not the first player to be plucked out of obscurity to play for the national side. Rugby writer Steve Hepburn...
All Black assistant coach Ian Foster says there is no such thing as a dead rubber.
The holiday plans have been shelved as Sonny Bill Williams looks forward to getting back into the black jersey.
As Julian Savea heads off to France, one of his best mates has paid tribute to the Big Bus.