Highlanders had to talk about the opening of a new date of the Super Rugby Aotearoa. At the start of date 6 he beat the defending multi-champion Crusaders as a visitor. The date will be completed in the early hours of Saturday, when Blues host Hurricanes.
CRUSADERS 12-33 HIGHLANDERS (Saturday)
Highlanders gave the surprise and beat Crusaders as a visitor 33-12 without major problems for the sixth round of Super Rugby in New Zealand. The Dunedin men made very few mistakes throughout the game and posted their second tournament win. The tries for Highlanders were by Billy Harmon, Michael Collins and Connor Garden-Bachop; while Mitch Hunt contributed a total of 18 points. On the Christchurch side, they were able to convert Codie Taylor and David Havili.