Marc Hinton on Highlanders
Marc Hinton Who needs those Flash Harrys from the North Island on New Zealand? Not the Highlanders it would seem, as Jamie Joseph's unheralded southerners made a dream start to the new Super Rugby season on...
Marc Hinton Piri Weepu was knocked cold and his Blues were also left needing the smelling salts after the Highlanders finally unleashed the heavyweight display their fans had been waiting to see all season.
Marc Hinton The Highlanders put the financial woes of the Otago rugby union to one side with a superb 27-24 win over the Crusaders in their Super Rugby match in Dunedin on Saturday.
Marc Hinton Crusaders coach Todd Blackadder believes there has to be a better way of contracting players than the "silly season" situation that is confronting New Zealand's five Super Rugby franchises now.
Simon Plumb, Marc Hinton Victorious All Blacks captain Richie McCaw dedicated Saturday night's successful defence of the Bledisloe Cup to Tony Woodcock - it marked the prop's 100th Test.
Marc Hinton IT SOUNDS bizarre, but Highlanders coach Jamie Joseph is glad he's got a bye just one week into the new Super Rugby season to address a growing list of issues that confront him.