Highlanders beat Crusaders



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The Highlanders beat the Crusaders 21-19 in their Super 14 warm-up match in Queenstown. Both teams scored three tries each with Roy Kinikinilau, Seilala Mapusua and Toby Morland dotting down for The Highlanders, while Steven Brett, Steven Yates and Lucky Mulipola crossed for the Crusaders.

Ben Blair kicked 2 conversions and Ryan Bambry kicked one.

Highlanders loose forward Andrew Blowers admitted that neither side gave too much away. The two teams play each again other in round one of the Super 14.

Blowers said it was good to have a run around, and know neither team was taking the game overly seriously.

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