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Highlanders TOTALLY EXCEL

### ODT Online Sat, 28 Mar 2009
Rugby: Highlanders stun Bulls 36-12

Home is where the heart is but the Highlanders saved their very best for neutral territory, hammering the Bulls 36-12 in a major Super 14 rugby boilover at Palmerston North today.

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### stuff.co.nz Last updated 19:21 28/03/2009
Highlanders win in Super 14 boilover

By MARC HINTON – Rugbyheaven

On the field and in the stands, it was a day for southern men to rejoice. Not only did the good folk of the Manawatu, and its environs, come to the party in a big way – with a splendid crowd of just under 10,000 – but the Highlanders honoured them with a massive performance to upset the Bulls who were 5-0 and looking, er, unbeata-Bull before hitting this blue and gold brick wall.

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Highlanders 'home' to Palmerston North

### ODT Online Wed, 25 Mar 2009
Rugby: 10,000 tipped for Highlanders’ ‘home’ game

By Steve Hepburn

Manawatu rugby officials are confident of attracting a crowd of 10,000 for the “home” match between the Highlanders and Bulls and say Palmerston North people are getting behind the southerners.

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