Apr 172015

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Out of the last five Super Rugby matches between the Dunedin based Highlanders and the Auckland based Blues the Dunedin side have won three and the Blues two.

Overall the Highlanders have played the Blues 24 times in Super Rugby since 1996 and the Highlanders have won 9 matches and the Blues have won 15.

That gives the Highlanders a record of winning 38% of their matches against the Blues and the average score when the teams play each other is : Highlanders 21 Blues 27.

This weekend the Highlanders will have home advantage as the match will be played in Dunedin which is where the teams have met 12 times before.

In those 12 Dunedin Super Rugby matches the Highlanders have won 7 and lost five. That gives the Highlanders a record of winning 58% of their matches in Dunedin against the Blues.

The average score when these teams meet in Dunedin is : Highlanders 22 Blues 23.

In terms of form this year the Highlanders have played 7 matches and won five. They have played five matches at home and they have won three.

The Blues have played 8 matches so far this season and they have won just one. Away from home they have played 5 matches and won none. Over the last two years the Blues have won just one match away from home.

In selection terms the Highlanders have been able to name Richard Buckman on the bench for the first time this year.

Ash Dixon and Liam Coltman rotate, with Coltman in the starting XV after two games off the bench while Mark Reddish earns his third start for the season with Tom Franklin being moved to the bench.

Brendon Edmonds makes way for Kane Hames who returns to the starting team after being suspended for the last five weeks. Jason Emery will start at second-five ahead of Shaun Treeby who takes a break.

The Blues have handed a Super Rugby debut to former All Black sevens teenager Akira Ioane and this year’s All Blacks Under 20 player Blake Gibson is on the bench.

Highlanders vs Blues
The Blues also welcome back Jimmy Cowan to the reserves where All Blacks Keven Mealamu, Tony Woodcock and Charlie Faumuina have been named.

Cowan, Dan Bowden, Josh Bekhuis and Haydn Triggs are all former Highlanders players now representing the Blues.

The Blues team has not been finalised yet as a number of players have been bracketed with niggling injuries.

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