Reserve Mitchell Hunt has slotted one of the great Super Rugby field goals to sink the Highlanders and extend the Crusaders' unbeaten season.
The NSW Waratahs squandered a half-time lead to go down 44-28 to the Highlanders in Dunedin.
Highlanders make it eight in a row with a clinical victory over the Force at nib stadium on Saturday night.
Centre Matt Faddes scored a brace of tries as the Otago Highlanders cruised to a bonus-point 40-15 victory over the Sunwolves in their Super Rugby match at Invercargill on Saturday.
Sonny Bill Williams has courted controversy in his much anticipated return to Super Rugby, taping over a sponsor's logo in the Blues' loss to the Highlanders on Saturday night.
Stronger, faster and smarter - cross-code star Sonny Bill Williams sounded an ominous warning ahead of his Super Rugby comeback for the Blues against the Highlanders on Saturday.
The Melbourne Rebels' horror Super Rugby season has continued, crashing to a 51-12 loss to the Highlanders to continue their winless start to the 2017 campaign.
All Blacks halfback Aaron Smith has opened up about the toilet tryst which resulted in him being sent home from South Africa and suspended for a match late last year.
Super Rugby: ACT Brumbies talking points
The Brumbies fell short against the Highlanders for the second time in seven months in Canberra.
The ACT Brumbies are desperate to stop the rot against New Zealand teams, targeting their first win against a Kiwi opponent in more than a year.
Saia Faingaa's first game for the Brumbies in almost 10 years will have a touch of sadness.
Wallabies prop Scott Sio is making his comeback from a hamstring injury on Saturday, but says revenge isn't on his mind.
Scott Fardy has plenty of extra inspiration for the Brumbies' clash against the Highlanders on Saturday night.
ACT Brumbies name team for clash against Otago Highlanders in Super Rugby.
Brumbies target hoodoo-breaking clash against Highlanders at Canberra Stadium.
ACT Brumbies hooker Robbie Abel confident he's ready to wear the Brumbies No.2 jersey.
The ACT Brumbies will start interviewing coaches this week as they plan for the future despite Super Rugby's uncertainty.
The Hurricanes blew away the Highlanders with a dominant second-half display as the defending Super Rugby champions got back to winning ways with a comprehensive 41-15 victory in Wellington on Saturday.
The Highlanders have picked up their first win of the Super Rugby campaign, defeating the Blues 16-12 in an Eden Park war of attrition.