Cross-code star and Rugby World Cup winner Brad Thorn has reportedly signed for Premiership side Leicester Tigers.
The Highlanders still have an outside chance to top the New Zealand Conference. But they have to beat the Crusaders.
All Blacks scrum-half Aaron Smith has agreed to stay in New Zealand with the Highlanders beyond the current Super Rugby season.
All Black full-back Ben Smith has been ruled out of the Highlanders' crucial clash with the Crusaders in Christchurch on Saturday.
Highlanders manager Graham Purvis says Ben Smith should return home on Wednesday after being hospitalised with a leg infection.
Highlanders and New Zealand star full-back Ben Smith has remained behind in Sydney for treatment on a leg infection.
The Waratahs wrapped up top spot in Super Rugby's regular-season as they overpowered the Highlanders 44-16 in Sydney on Sunday.
Highlanders' head coach Jamie Joseph has named his team to take on the current Super Rugby leaders, the Waratahs in Sydney.
Former Tonga second row and captain Inoke Afeaki is optimistic Singapore can secure the soon to be open spot in Super Rugby.
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Highlanders co-captain Nasi Manu hailed his side's "ugly win" as they moved atop the New Zealand conference with victory over the Chiefs....
The Highlanders put some heat on New Zealand conference rivals the Crusaders after overcoming the Chiefs 29-25 in Dunedin.
SANZAR will introduce a strengthened concussion test for players in Super Rugby in line with moves made by the IRB.
Edinburgh have announced the signing of versatile centre Phil Burleigh, who will arrive from Super Rugby outfit the Highlanders.
There will be more than pride at stake when the Highlanders host the Chiefs in their key Super Rugby derby in Dunedin on Friday.
Highlanders prop Chris King will leave the Dunedin-based franchise to join Top 14 outfit Montpellier after the Super Rugby season.
New Zealand Rugby and the Highlanders have announced that Jamie Joseph has re-signed for an additional two years.