Join us from 7.30pm on Saturday night for live updates of the Highlanders Super Rugby match against the Hurricanes in Wellington.
The Highlanders have made a dream start to the season, but coach Aaron Mauger reckons his side has plenty to work on.
Elliot Dixon has been elevated to the Highlanders starting line-up after a man-of-the-match performance off the bench last week.
He plays Fortnite and covers the ground at lightning speed but All Black halfback Aaron Smith is like all of us - time is catching up with him.
The Highlanders have dispersed their players to the nine clubs throughout the Dunedin premier competition.
Top of the conference and the only unbeaten side in the competition - the Highlanders though say it is dangerous to look back and wiser to focus on what lies ahead.
The Highlanders have the depth to manage the loss of Liam Squire and the big flanker should be back for the side's tour of South Africa.
Highlanders and All Blacks flanker Liam Squire will be out of action for the next six weeks after he broke his thumb in his side's 25-17 victory over the Crusaders on Saturday.
The Highlanders have made their best start since 2012 but are not getting ahead of themselves as a tough two weeks away from home looms.
Super Rugby is a brutal, physical sport. But brain will always beat brawn in any contest.
The Highlanders have got home 25-17 over the Crusaders at Forsyth Barr Stadium tonight to remain the only unbeaten New Zealand team in Super Rugby.
Hard work never hurt anyone and Rob Thompson - who has started the season in red-hot form - is looking to follow in the footsteps of those who have travelled that path.
The Crusaders have been hit with a huge blow after lock and captain Sam Whitelock pulled out of tomorrow night's game against the Highlanders in Dunedin.
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Last year, going into the third game of the season the Highlanders had 13 players injured.
The Highlanders have made just two changes to their starting team to take on the Crusaders on Saturday night at Forsyth Barr Stadium.
Highlanders scrum coach Clarke Dermody may be happy to become underemployed this week.
When Tom Franklin arrived in Dunedin he was just a bright-eyed student from Bay of Plenty.
The Crusaders could be without a couple of their key men when they head south to take on the Highlanders this Saturday night.
Highlanders halfback Aaron Smith will get an early close-up look at his team’s next opponent but says last night’s game is the ideal preparation for next Saturday night’s derby match.