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"It's probably a tradition he should've stuck with," Squire said, adding that Havili can expect a fine.

Liam Squire announces departure from All Blacks, Highlanders

The 23-Test loose forward confirmed that this season will be his last in New Zealand.

Highlanders come from behind to edge Chiefs after late controversial red card

The Chiefs have gone down 30-27 against the Highlanders at FMG Stadium in Hamilton tonight.

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Sumo joined TVNZ1’s Breakfast to discuss all the storylines heading into the opening round.

Super Rugby Round 1 Picks: Can Ma'a Nonu and the Blues stun defending champs Crusaders at Eden Park?

It's a new season which means it's time for the TVNZ rugby buffs to dust off their crystal balls and pick some winners in the first week!

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Aaron Smith has been named on the bench, with Waisake Naholo and Liam Squire missing out the match day 23.

Highlanders spring a few surprises for Super Rugby opener against Chiefs

Aaron Smith has been named on the bench, with Waisake Naholo and Liam Squire missing out the match day 23.

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The likes of Ben and Aaron Smith could face the Chiefs this weekend, says assistant coach Mark Hammett.

Highlanders hint at unleashing All Blacks in Super Rugby opener

The likes of Ben and Aaron Smith could face the Chiefs this weekend, says assistant coach Mark Hammett.

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Lentjes suffered a dislocated elbow and went onto needing shoulder reconstruction in 2017.

Hard luck Highlander James Lentjes looking at comeback after horror injury run

Lentjes suffered a dislocated elbow and went onto needing shoulder reconstruction in 2017.

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The former All Blacks assistant coach had tried to bring a Highlanders game to Alexandria while coaching the Super Rugby franchise.

Historic Super game in Alexandra a special moment for former Highlanders coach Tony Gilbert

The former All Blacks assistant actually played in the first game on Molyneaux Park.

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The All Blacks wing weighed in after Ireland coach said he studies NZ teams' moves.

'I could see Tony Brown' – Ben Smith compares Ireland try to Highlanders effort

The All Blacks wing weighed in after Ireland coach said he studies NZ teams' moves.

Marty Banks of the Highlanders kicks to touch

Highlanders welcome back Marty Banks for 2019

Banks is joined by fellow first-fives Bryn Gatland and Josh Ioane of Otago.

Former Highlanders captain undergoing chemotherapy for testicular cancer

Nasi Manu had an abnormal growth removed earlier this year but still requires treatment.

Dan Carter quashes rumours of Super Rugby return with Highlanders

Carter says he'd rather spend more time with family than look at a return to Super Rugby.

Chiefs first-five Damian McKenzie in action during a Super Rugby match between the Chiefs and Brumbies played at FMG Stadium in Hamilton, New Zealand on Saturday 7 July 2018.

Copyright photo: © Bruce Lim / www.photosport.nz

Crusaders snubbed in Super Rugby team of the year as McKenzie is named player of the season

George Bridge is the solitary player selected from the champions.

Highlanders rubbish rumours that Quade Cooper is set to move south

The Otago Super Rugby franchise called the rumours "#FakeNews."

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The star halfback says the Highlanders are relishing playing the quarter-final against the Waratahs in Sydney where the expectation will be on the home team to produce.

Highlanders star Aaron Smith starts mind games ahead of playoffs clash with Waratahs - 'it's going to be a lot of pressure on them'

Smith said playing away could work for the Highlanders, with the pressure on the Waratahs to produce at home.

Crusaders lock Scott Barrett celebrates his try with teammate Kieran Read. Crusaders v Highlanders. Super Rugby, round 19, Wyatt Crockett Stadium, Christchurch, New Zealand, 6th July 2018. Photo Copyright: Craig Morrison / www.photosport.nz

Super Rugby power rankings: Defending champs Crusaders on top as play-offs draws near

1 NEWS NOW rugby expert Campbell Burnes takes a loot at who's hot, and who's not in Super Rugby this week.

'We weren't far off' - Highlanders unlucky against Crusaders, says coach

Aaron Mauger says last night's 45-22 defeat in Christchurch flattered the Crusaders.

Richard 'Barracuda' Buckman ignites late attack as Highlanders outclass plucky French Barbarians in Invercargill

The Highlanders defeated the French Barbarians 29-10 at Rugby Park in Invercargill tonight.

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The two sides will meet in Super Rugby this Friday night.

Highlanders anticipating 'box office clash' against Hurricanes in Dunedin

The two sides will meet in Super Rugby this Friday night.

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Assistant coach Glenn Delaney says the likes of Ben and Aaron Smith will feature this Friday.

Highlanders expect All Blacks stars to be ready for Hurricanes after midweek camp

Assistant coach Glenn Delaney says the likes of Ben and Aaron Smith will feature this Friday.

Highlanders hold on for gutsy come-from-behind win over Reds at Suncorp Stadium

A late penalty saw the Highlanders steal an 18-15 win over the Reds in Brisbane.

Super Rugby Power Rankings: Jags on the prowl, 'Tahs snap trans-Tasman hoodoo

Crusaders and Hurricanes face off this week to determine top NZ side.

Tevita Nabura gets a red card against the Waratahs

Waratahs destroy 14-man Highlanders as NZ's Super Rugby winning streak comes crashing to an end

An early red card to Tevita Nabura saw the Highlanders crash to an embarrassing 41-12 win to the Waratahs in Sydney.

Highlanders fullback Ben Smith in action during the Super 15 Rugby match - Chiefs v Highlanders played at FMG Stadium Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand on Friday 30 March 2018.

Copyright photo: © Bruce Lim / www.photosport.nz

Ben Smith to be rested for Highlanders clash with Reds

The co-captain won't travel to Brisbane with his teammates ahead of the All Blacks' series with France.

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