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.
Georgina Robinson The Waratahs secured a history-making minor premiership and showed why they are without question the team to beat this season with a ferocious, six-try mauling of the Highlanders on Sunday.
Hulking Highlanders winger Patrick Osborne was denied an 80th minute match-winning try as the Crusaders hung on for a 32-30 Super Rugby win in Dunedin on Saturday.