Highlanders coach Tony Brown pleased with Malakai Fekitoa's progress - The Southland Times

Under pressure to perform ahead of the All Blacks and British and Irish Lions series in winter, Fekitoa scored two tries in his team's 51-12 romp against the Melbourne Rebels in Dunedin on Friday night. The 24-year-old wasn't perfect - there were still ...and more »

Highlanders win second consecutive match after dispatching Rebels - Taranaki Daily News

The Highlanders overcame the late scratching of their captain to dismantle the dreadful Melbourne Rebels 51-12 in Dunedin on Friday night. Smith tweaked a hamstring at training on Thursday and wasn't risked, leaving him to sit on the sideline at ...and more »

Smith glad to get that over - Otago Daily Times

Highlanders first five-eighth Marty Banks (left) and halfback Aaron Smith savour some more points during their team's Super Rugby match against the Rebels at Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin last night. Photo: Peter McIntosh. There was a sense of relief ...and more »

Highlanders run rings around hapless Rebels - Otago Daily Times

Highlanders loose forward Gareth Evans goes over to score in the tackle of Rebels winger Marika Koroibete during a Super Rugby match at Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin last night. Photos: Peter McIntosh. Hopeless and hapless. If ever there was a case ...and more »

Highlanders rout Rebels for playoff spot - Radio Sport

The Highlanders have recorded back-to-back wins for the first time this Super Rugby season to move into a playoff position. The 2015 champions have followed up their gritty win over the Brumbies in Canberra by thumping the Melbourne Rebels 51-12 in ...and more »

Japan topple Black Sticks in opening round - TVNZ

Japan have claimed first blood at the Festival of Hockey women's tournament in Hastings following an upset 2-1 win over New Zealand. Jordan Grant of New Zealand reacts. Black Sticks Women vs Australia, Ford Trans-. Black Sticks women's player Jordan ...and more »

Highlanders overpower Rebels in 51-12 win - Taipei Times

The Otago Highlanders yesterday cruised to a 51-12 bonus-point win over Melbourne Rebels in Dunedin, New Zealand, heaping further pressure on the beleaguered Australian club. The Highlanders ran in six tries to two, including a brace for Malakai ...and more »

Video live updates: Highlanders vs Melbourne Rebels - Super Rugby - Newshub

FULLTIME: The Highlanders make it 50 as Fletcher Smith lands the conversion. It was one-way traffic in this match. The Rebels have been destroyed in Dunedin. 80mins: TRY HIGHLANDERS: And the home side do score one last try as replacement hooker ...and more »

Rebels licking wounds after Highlanders rout - Northern Rivers Echo

Fereti Sa'aga of the Rebels (right) looks to pass as Marty Banks of the Highlanders lines up a tackle. Adam Binns. Popular Stories. VIDEO: Lismore CBD completely underwater as river peaks · Northern NSW flood alert as storms return for third day · SES ...and more »

As it happened: Dominant Highlanders blow away woeful Rebels in Dunedin - TVNZ

The All Blacks midfielder scored the first try of the night against the Rebels in Dunedin. Source: SKY. Rebels' blindside flanker Jordy Reid felt the power of Whitelock, being dropped twice in the match from the Highlanders loose forward. Source: SKY ...and more »