Highlanders gave cause to speak at 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 was completed in the early hours of Saturday with the triumph of Blues over Hurricanes at Eden Park.
BLUES 27-17 HURRICANES (Saturday)
Blues beat Hurricanes 27-17 in an extremely even game that was defined with minutes remaining. The tries for the blue team were converted by TJ Faiane, Mark Telea and also a try-penalty. For Wellingtons, Reed Prinsep became. With this victory, Blues is a clear candidate to access the next round of Super Rugby in New Zealand.
CRUSADERS 12-33 HIGHLANDERS (Friday)
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.