Apr 102015

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Out of the last five Super Rugby matches between the Christchurch based Crusaders and the Dunedin based Highlanders, the Crusaders have won all five.

The Crusaders are on a six match winning streak against the Highlanders currently and they beat the Highlanders 20-26 in Dunedin earlier this year.

Overall the Crusaders have played the Highlanders 27 times in Super Rugby and they have won 19 matches and lost 8.

That gives the Crusaders a record of winning 70% of their matches against the Highlanders and the average score when these teams meet is : Crusaders 29 Highlanders 20

This weekend the match will be played in Christchurch which is home for the Crusaders and where the teams have played each other 13 times.

The Crusaders have won 11 of the 13 matches in Christchurch which gives them a record of winning 85% of their home matches against the Highlanders.

The average score when the Crusaders play the Highlanders in Christchurch is : Crusaders 35 Highlanders 21.

In terms of form the Crusaders have played 7 matches so far this year and they have won four and lost three.

Last week they beat the Sharks 10-52 but before all of the cards came out the Crusaders were leading 3-28 so they had the match won at that time.

The Highlanders had a bye last week but before the break they beat the Stormers 39-21 at home. The Highlanders have played 6 matches to date and won four. They have only played one match away from home and won that 17-20 against the Chiefs.

The Highlanders have retained the team that beat the Stormers as they scored five tries against one of the tightest defences in Super Rugby.

The Crusaders have made three changes for this week and put Dan Carter and Richie McCaw on the replacements bench. The Crusaders back line is unchanged so they will be hoping to enjoy some similar line breaks as they did last week.

The Crusaders will have home advantage this week but they will have to deal with the jet lag and fatigue of having to fly back from South Africa. Having two All Black legends on the bench as impact players will no doubt help.

Players List:

Highlanders: 1. Brendon Edmonds , 2. Ash Dixon , 3. Josh Hohneck , 4. Tom Franklin , 5. Joe Wheeler , 6. Elliot Dixon , 7. James Lentjes , 8. Nasi Manu ( c ) , 9. Aaron Smith , 10. Lima Sopoaga , 11. Patrick Osborne , 12. Shaun Treeby , 13. Malakai Fekitoa , 14. Waisake Naholo , 15. Ben Smith ( c )

Replacements : 16. Liam Coltman , 17. Daniel Lienert-Brown , 18. Pingi Tala’apitaga , 19. Mark Reddish , 20. Dan Pryor , 21. Fumiaki Tanaka , 22. Marty Banks , 23. Jason Emery

Crusaders: 1. Joe Moody , 2. Ben Funnell , 3. Owen Franks , 4 .Jimmy Tupou , 5. Sam Whitelock ,6. Jordan Taufua , 7. Matt Todd , 8. Kieran Read (c) ,9. Andy Ellis , 10. Colin Slade , 11. Nemani Nadolo , 12 .Ryan Crotty , 13 .Kieron Fonotia , 14 .David Havili , 15 . Israel Dagg

Replacements : 16 Codie Taylor , 17 Alex Hodgman,18 Nepo Laulala , 19 Scott Barrett , 20 Richie McCaw , 21 Mitchell Drummond , 22 Dan Carter , 23 Nafi Tuitavake

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