Highlanders hand Blues another loss

first_imgThe Highlanders raced out to a 12-nil lead in the opening minutes of the game but the home side pulled the deficit back to 12-11 before the Highlanders edged out to a 20-11 halftime lead.The second half though was dominated by the Highlanders running in six tries in all with loose forward Shannon Frizell scoring a hatrick.The Blues have not beaten a fellow New Zealand side since they recorded a 33-31 victory over the Highlanders in the first week of the competition in 2016, a streak of 15 matches – 14 of them losses.last_img