Chris Dutton ACT Brumbies winger Henry Speight hopes a breakthrough try will spark a scoring spree for the rest of the season, vowing to step up as a backline leader to get the team's season back on track.
Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies have granted lock Sam Carter a leave of absence to be with his family after the death of childhood friend Nicholas Tooth, who died from a head injury sustained while playing rugby last weekend.
A brutally efficient first half set up the Highlanders for a 30-24 Super Rugby win over the Blues at Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin.
A sizzling double to wing Waisake Naholo has helped halt the Highlanders' Super Rugby losing streak against the Crusaders with a 25-20 win in Christchurch.
Fijian flyers Waisake Naholo and Patrick Osborne both got in on the act as the Highlanders beat the Stormers 39-21 to record their biggest win of the Super Rugby season.
Nathan Burdon With so much X-factor under the roof at Forsyth Barr Stadium for the Highlanders' Super Rugby clash with the Hurricanes, the only certainty was that no-one would be going home early.
Hooker Dane Coles will miss Friday's Super Rugby clash against the Highlanders in Dunedin, but two other All Blacks will return to the Hurricanes' starting line-up.
Georgina Robinson The NSW pack will go halfback hunting to shut down the threat-laden Highlanders on Saturday.
Evan Pegden Highlanders win thrilling Super Rugby match with Chiefs 20-17 in Hamilton.
Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin Friday 5.35pm (AEST)
Nathan Burdon Crusaders make amends for woeful start to the Super Rugby season with a 26-20 second round win over the Highlanders in Dunedin.
Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin, Saturday 5.35pm (AEST)
The man behind Singapore's failed bid for a Super Rugby team reportedly interested in buying share of the Highlanders.
Georgina Robinson The Waratahs won their first minor premiership with the six-try, 44-16 win against the Highlanders on Sunday, drawing a standing ovation from a season-best crowd of 24,500 at Allianz Stadium.