Chiefs beat Highlanders in Hamilton
Double Super Rugby champions the Chiefs have won four out of the last five Super Rugby matches between them and the Highlanders including the last three straight victories.
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Injuries force Highlanders to change for Chiefs
Thursday 27 February 2014
Highlanders' Head Coach, Jamie Joseph has been forced into making four changes to the team that beat the Blues for this weekend's match against the Chiefs at Waikato Stadium in Hamilton on Saturday.
Buckman replaces Popoalii in Highlanders squad
Tuesday 25 February 2014
Dunedin based Super Rugby franchise the Highlanders have named wider training group member, Richard Buckman, as the replacement squad member for Buxton Popoalii who is having heart surgery later this month.
Bonus point Highlanders stun the Blues
Saturday 22 February 2014
The Highlanders pulled off the first big surprise in the New Zealand Super Rugby conference when they beat the Blues 29-21 with a bonus point in Dunedin.
Joseph names new look Highlanders for Blues
Thursday 20 February 2014
Highlanders' Head Coach, Jamie Joseph has named his first team of the Super Rugby season for this weekend's match in Dunedin against the Blues.
Both Smiths return for Highlanders final warm up
Tuesday 11 February 2014
Highlanders head coach Jamie Joseph has named All Blacks Aaron Smith and Ben Smith in his side to play a Super Rugby warm up match against the Waratahs at Hunter Stadium, Newcastle Australia on Friday.
Popoalii withdraws from Highlanders 2014 squad
Thursday 6 February 2014
Highlanders outside back Buxton Popoalii has had to withdraw from the Highlanders squad for the 2014 Super Rugby season in order to focus on recovering from surgery planned for later this month.
Highlanders name Starting XV to face Crusaders
Wednesday 5 February 2014
Highlanders head coach Jamie Joseph has named his starting team to play in the Crusaders in their second Super Rugby warm up which is against the Crusaders in Motueka.
Highlanders beat Brumbies in Super Rugby trial
Friday 31 January 2014
The Highlanders kicked off their Super Rugby pre-season trial matches with a 15-11 victory over Australian rivals the Brumbies at the Queenstown Recreation Ground in Queenstown.
Highlanders name new look side to face Brumbies
Tuesday 28 January 2014
Highlanders' Head Coach Jamie Joseph has named his starting team to play the Brumbies at Queenstown Recreation Ground in Queenstown on Friday in a Super Rugby warm up match.
Pitch problem forces Lions to move matches
Thursday 23 January 2014
The Lions have been forced to move their two Super Rugby warm up matches against the Leopards to Barnard Stadium in Kempton Park.
Joseph's Highlanders must deliver in 2014
Monday 20 January 2014
Head coach Jamie Joseph has admitted that even though he can't be sacked for team performance his future at the Highlanders is under pressure this season.
Ben Smith named NZ Super Rugby player of the year
Thursday 5 December 2013
Highlanders fullback and wing Ben Smith has been named as the New Zealand Super
Rugby player of the year for 2013
McCaw inspiration to help Highlanders co-captain
Tuesday 3 December 2013
New Highlanders co-captain Nasi Manu says that he won't be short of inspiration when he assumes a leadership role with the Dunedin-based Super Rugby franchise.
Highlanders hooker Hore hangs up his boots
Wednesday 27 November 2013
All Blacks and Highlanders hooker Andrew Hore has retired from international rugby after playing 83 tests and will become a full time farmer.
Highlanders name 2014 Super Rugby Squad
Tuesday 29 October 2013
Highlanders coach Jamie Joseph has named his 2014 squad to contest the 2014 Super Rugby title with Ben Smith and Nasi Manu as co-captains.
Tony Brown takes up Highlanders coaching role
Thursday 24 October 2013
The Highlanders have announced that former All Black and Otago ITM Coach Tony Brown has joined the Super Rugby franchise as an assistant coach.
Highlanders sign Argentinian prop Diaz
Wednesday 2 October 2013
The Highlanders have signed young Argentinian tight-head prop Matias Diaz on a one year Super Rugby deal for the 2014 season.
Highlanders sign Tanaka, Evans and Franklin
Tuesday 1 October 2013
The Highlanders have announced that livewire Halfback Fumiaki Tanaka has recommitted to the Highlanders for the 2014 Super Rugby season and that they have signed local Otago forwards Gareth Evans and Tom Franklin.
Hore is another All Black with no Super Rugby deal
Tuesday 17 September 2013
The Highlanders have confirmed that they have not re-signed All Black hooker Andrew Hore for the 2014 Super Rugby season which has fuelled speculation he is on the verge of retirement.
Nonu linked with Top 14 Rugby Club Clermont
Saturday 7 September 2013
All Blacks and Highlanders centre Ma'a Nonu has been linked to a move to Europe with Top 14 Rugby club ASM Clermont Auvergne.
Highlanders start the search for a new first-five
Tuesday 16 July 2013
Highlanders coach Jamie Joseph has revealed that he is looking for a experienced first-five before the start of next Super Rugby season.
Highlanders re-sign five key players for 2014
Saturday 13 July 2013
The Highlanders have announced that they have re-signed former All Black legend Brad Thorn, Hayden Parker ,TJ Ioane, Shane Christie and Tamati Ellison for the 2014 Super Rugby season.
Rebels beat Highlanders in Melbourne
Friday 12 July 2013
The Highlanders will be looking for a hat-trick of victories in Melbourne when
they face the Rebels on Friday.