The Highlanders are going to the provinces for their pre-season campaign.
Shannon Frizell's Tongan mentor has recalled the moment four years ago when he told the rising All Black to "fight for your life", that he had a chance to no longer be "poor".
Highlanders coach Aaron Mauger says the side will have to nail its first-choice pivot before next season even kicks off.
Liam Coltman last played for Otago nearly two years ago, and continues not to wear the blue and gold.
Highlanders coach Aaron Mauger is not fazed about having a bucketload of All Black blindside flankers in his team.
Phew? Bugger? Undecided? Former Australian pivot Quade Cooper will not be joining the Highlanders next season.
We can all breathe again - former Australian pivot Quade Cooper will not be joining the Highlanders next season.
The Highlanders’ season ended last Saturday night with a forgettable second half against the Waratahs and a one-week playoff run. Rugby writer Steve Hepburn looks back at the season.
Lima Sopoaga has scored the most points for the Highlanders but he is not the leading points-scorer in Super Rugby for the team.
When Luke Whitelock arrived in the South in 2016, the pulses of Highlanders’ fans were hardly racing.
The serious stuff arrives tonight for the Highlanders and the question is: which Highlanders side is going to turn up?
The Highlanders have named a full-strength side to take on the Waratahs in Saturday night's Super Rugby quarterfinal in Sydney.