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  •   Home > News > Sports > Rugby

    Finals footy awaits for the Highlanders, confirming their spot in the quarter-finals with a 39-3 romp over the Fijian Drua in Dunedin

    Finals footy awaits for the Highlanders, confirming their spot in the quarter-finals with a 39-3 romp over the Fijian Drua in Dunedin


    Coach Clarke Dermody has told Sky Sport it's great to lock away a spot in the finals.



    The Highlanders are sixth and can finish no lower than seventh.

    Just one playoff spot remains up for grabs, with the eighth-placed Drua, Western Force, Crusaders and Moana Pasifika all a chance heading into the final week.

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