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Live: Waratahs v Highlanders

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The Waratahs continue their chase for a top-two spot when they host the Highlanders.

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NSW Waratahs wrap up minor premiership with thumping of Highlanders

Massive win: Waratahs players swamp Taqele Naiyaravoro after his try against the Highlanders.

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.

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Crusaders raise stakes for Highlanders with bonus-point victory

Strong contribution: Crusaders winger Nemani Nadolo clashes with Richard Buckman in Christchurch.

Richard Knowler All the stars aligned for the Crusaders on Saturday night as they scored four tries to grab a rare bonus-point victory to overwhelm the Highlanders 34-8 in Christchurch.

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Sharks set up Crusaders clash with narrow win over Highlanders

So close: Jean Deysel drops the ball before the tryline.

The Brumbies and the NSW Waratahs have a showdown next weekend in Sydney to see who plays in the Super Rugby title match.

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Highlanders down Chiefs in Dunedin thriller

Fumiaki Tanaka

The Highlanders have further loosened the Chiefs' hold on the Super Rugby title with a 29-25 win in a hard-fought contest that produced a nail-biting ending in Dunedin.

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Highlanders v Chiefs

Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin, Friday 5.35pm (AEST)

Waratahs v Highlanders

Allianz Stadium, Sydney, Sunday 4.05pm (AEST)

Ben Smith back to boost Highlanders

Hard to stop: Highlanders custodian Ben Smith.

The return of co-captain Ben Smith from illness has boosted the Highlanders ahead of their Super Rugby play-off match against the Sharks in Durban.

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Waratahs take on Highlanders in Super Rugby in top home form

Captain's run: Michael Hooper goes through his paces.

Georgina Robinson Waratahs attack coach Daryl Gibson needs no convincing that the Waratahs' plum position two games out from the Super Rugby finals series has been reached on the back of a 100-per-cent winning record...

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Crusaders v Highlanders

AMI Stadium, Christchurch, Saturday 5.35pm (AEST)

Sharks v Highlanders

Kings Park Stadium, Durban, Sunday 1.05am (AEST)

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Highlanders v Hurricanes

Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin, Friday 5.35pm (AEDT)

Highlanders fight back to beat the Bulls

Lima Sopoaga of the Highlanders scores a try.

Inspired by electric centre Malakai Fekitoa, the Highlanders overcame a 10-point deficit to beat the Bulls 27-20 in a lively mid-table Super Rugby match in Dunedin.

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TJ Ioane misses Highlanders tour selection

Explosive loose forward TJ Ioane hasn't recovered from injury in time to be named in the Highlanders' squad for a two-game Super Rugby tour of South Africa.

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Coach Geoff Townsend hopes Gordon Highlanders are on a roll

Fairfax Media writer

Rupert Guinness Gordon coach Geoff Townsend hopes his injury-ravaged and inexperienced Highlanders side will show on Saturday that it has found valuable momentum from its first win of the season when taking on...

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Highlanders hold off Hurricanes in Dunedin

James Broadhurst of the Hurricanes busts the Highlanders defence.

A fast and furious finish wasn't enough for the Hurricanes to steal an unlikely Super Rugby victory in Dunedin on Friday, the Highlanders holding on for a narrow 35-31 win at Forsyth Barr Stadium.

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Blues v Highlanders

Eden Park, Auckland, Saturday 5.35pm (AEDT)

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Blues beat Highlanders in Super Rugby

Blues veteran Ma'a Nonu makes a break during the round seven Super Rugby match against the Highlanders at Eden Park.

The Blues have gone top of the New Zealand Conference with a comfortable 30-12 Super Rugby win over the Highlanders in Auckland.

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Live scores: Highlanders v Crusaders

Live scores as Highlanders host the Crusaders.

Highlanders v Rebels

Highlanders flanker Shane Christie gets a pass away.

Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin, Friday 5.35pm (AEDT)