The Highlanders have sprung a massive surprise and named outside back Sam Gilbert at first five for their critical game against the Force in Dunedin on Friday.
Super sub Folau Fakatava set up one try and scored another to help clinch a 27-19 win for the Highlanders against the Reds in Brisbane on Friday.
The Highlanders aren't the most complete team in Super Rugby Pacific, but they do have a very particular set of skills.
The Highlanders are still searching for answers in the back three and will front with a new-look loose forward trio for their match against the Fijian Drua in Suva tomorrow.
Who says rolling mauls are boring? OK, they really are boring. But they are a lot more tolerable when it is your side rumbling forward and scoring tries that way.