Highlanders rule Thorn out of Super Rugby
The Highlanders have named their squad for the tour of South Africa and confirmed that veteran lock Brad Thorn has been ruled out of Super rugby for the 2014 season due to an injury.
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Highlanders likely to lose Thorn for the season
Sunday 13 April 2014
The Highlanders look likely to lose veteran lock Brad Thorn for the rest of the Super Rugby season after he suffered a torn bicep playing against the Bulls in Dunedin on Friday.
Highlanders fight back to beat Bulls
Friday 11 April 2014
The Highlanders recovered from a slow start to beat the Bulls 27-20 at the Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin on Friday.
Highlanders bring Thorn in to face Matfield's Bulls
Wednesday 9 April 2014
Highlanders head coach Jamie Joseph has named Brad Thorn in his starting line up to face the Bulls at Forsyth Barr Stadium on Friday.
Highlanders winger Baker suspended for six weeks
Monday 7 April 2014
Highlanders winger Kurt Baker has been suspended for six weeks after he pleaded guilty on a charge of dangerous tackling in his team's 33-30 victory over the Rebels.
Highlanders wing Kurt Baker cited for foul play
Saturday 5 April 2014
Highlanders winger Kurt Baker has been cited for alleged foul play in his team's 33-30 Super Rugby victory over the Rebels in Dunedin on Friday.
Highlanders hold on to beat Melbourne Rebels
Friday 4 April 2014
The Highlanders secured their third victory of the Super Rugby season when they beat the Melbourne Rebels 33-30 at the Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin.
Highlanders coach Joseph linked to Cardiff Blues
Thursday 3 April 2014
Highlanders coach Jamie Joseph has been linked with the top job at Welsh side Cardiff Blues for when he comes off contract at the end of the Super Rugby season.
Aaron Smith to hit 50 cap mark for Highlanders
Wednesday 2 April 2014
Highlanders head coach has named his team to play the Melbourne Rebels in Dunedin this weekend with half back Aaron Smith winning his 50th Super Rugby cap for the Highlanders.
Joseph rues Highlanders missed opportunities
Sunday 30 March 2014
Highlanders coach Jamie Joseph says that he was pleased with his players fighting spirit and that they played for 80 minutes in their 30-12 loss to the Blues at Eden Park on Saturday.
Highlanders prop Hames cited for foul play
Saturday 29 March 2014
Highlanders prop Kane Hames has been cited for alleged foul play during his team's 30-12 Super Rugby loss to the Blues in Auckland.
Blues beat Highlanders in Auckland
Friday 28 March 2014
Somewhat surprisingly out of the last five Super Rugby matches between the Auckland-based Blues and the Highlanders the Auckland side have won one and lost four.
Highlanders aim for consistency against Blues
Thursday 27 March 2014
Highlanders head coach Jamie Joseph has named his team to play the Blues at Eden Park in Auckland on Saturday with minimal changes to the one that beat the Hurricanes.
Highlanders survive Hurricanes late comeback
Friday 21 March 2014
The Highlanders secured their second win of the Super Rugby season when they beat the Hurricanes 35-31 in Dunedin.
Highlanders make five changes for Hurricanes
Wednesday 19 March 2014
Highlanders head coach Jamie Joseph has named a team with five changes to the one that lost to the Force for this week's match against the Hurricanes in Dunedin.
Western Force beat Highlanders in Dunedin
Friday 14 March 2014
The Highlanders will go into the match with the goal of ending a five match losing streak to the Western Force and picking up their second win of the season.
Highlanders name team to play the Western Force
Thursday 13 March 2014
Highlanders' Head Coach, Jamie Joseph has named his team to play the Western Force on Saturday at Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin.
Buxton Popoalii forced into early retirement
Wednesday 12 March 2014
Highlanders' winger Buxton Popoalii has announced that he has retired from playing all rugby after having heart surgery.
Thorn in line to return for Highlanders early
Monday 10 March 2014
Former All Black Brad Thorn has a chance of returning to Super Rugby this weekend and playing for the Highlanders against the Western Force.
Chiefs beat Highlanders in Hamilton
Friday 28 February 2014
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.
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.