Highlanders beat Blues 41-34 in Super Rugby
DUNEDIN, New Zealand (AP) Tei Walden came off the bench to score two second-half tries and lift the Dunedin-based Highlanders to a 41-34 win over the Auckland-based Blues on Friday in the first match of the Super Rugby season in New Zealand.
Walden touched down twice while the Blues were reduced to 14 men by the sin-binning of replacement Antonio Kiri Kiri. That pushed the Highlanders ahead for the last time in a match which featured nine tries and six lead changes.Center Rob Thompson also scored two tries for the Highlanders, while backrower Akira Ioane had a pair of tries for the Blues.Article continues below ...The match showed ...
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