16th October 02:34 AM
Battle of the Fijians when Highlanders and Crusaders meet
By Semi Turaga
Tuesday 13/03/2018
Waisake Naholo and Tevita Nabura for Highlanders and Setareki Tamanivalu, Manasa Mataele and Jone Macilai for the Crusaders

It is expected to be a battle of the Fijians when the Highlanders and Crusaders clash in Round 5 of the Super Rugby competition this Saturday.

Waisake Naholo and Tevita Nabura are expected to start for the Highlanders while the Crusaders have Setareki Tamanivalu, Manasa Mataele and Jone Macilai.

The Highlanders are undefeated so far this season while the Crusaders have lost one match against the Hurricanes last Saturday.

The last time these two teams played each other was in the Super Rugby playoff last season where the Crusaders beat the Highlanders 17-nil.

In the last 11 matches between the Crusaders and Highlanders, the Crusaders have won 9 matches.

In the Super Rugby this week, the Chiefs will play the Bulls at 6.35pm Friday.

The Highlanders will play the Crusaders at 6.35pm Saturday while the Brumbies will play the Sharks at 8.45pm Saturday.

The Stormers meet the Blues at 1.05am Sunday, the Lions meet the Sunwolves at 3.15am Sunday, the Reds play the Jaguares at 9.40am Sunday while the Waratahs play the Rebels at 5.05pm Sunday.

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