Courage can only go so far. The Highlanders defended like men possessed and had one hand on the Super Rugby Trans-Tasman trophy when playing the Blues in the final in Auckland. But it wasn't to be.
The Blues hold a narrow lead over the Highlanders at half-time in the Super Rugby Trans-Tasman final at Eden Park.
East and South Auckland rugby fans heading to Eden Park tonight are being advised to avoid using trains due to damage caused by this morning's tornado.
After the final whistle blew in the Crusaders match against the Rebels in Sydney tonight, you wouldn't have known the side won 52-26 judging by their body language.
Pride, bonus points, swansongs for players — the motivation to win for the Highlanders tonight is plentiful.
The Highlanders have announced its lineup for the final round of the Super Rugby Trans-Tasman competition as it vies for a spot in the finals.
There is nothing to pick between the Highlanders and the Brumbies as the visiting side looks to keep its final dreams alive.
The Highlanders are not going to go straight to bonus-point mode in their must-win match against the Brumbies in Canberra on Friday night.
The Highlanders could potentially win all five round-robin games but still miss out on a place in Super Rugby Trans-Tasman final.
The Highlanders have stormed back into contention for the Sky Super Rugby transtasman competition, with a spot in the final in their sights.
The Highlanders beat the Waratahs 59-23 at Forsyth Barr Stadium tonight to remain unbeaten in Super Rugby Trans-Tasman.
For once Kayne Hammington will not have to perform some sort of theatrical warmup on the sideline just to catch the coach’s attention.
The Highlanders only had two current All Blacks going into the season. Tomorrow they will have none.