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Kiwi hooker runs perfect centre line to split open defence

BY Shaywaterworth  ·  Saturday Apr 27, 2019

Highlanders replacement hooker Ash Dixon ran a lovely angle to split open the Sunwolves defence during their dominant performance in round 10 of Super Rugby.

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Dixon ran a line that any centre would be proud of to make a clean break down the middle of the pitch, before giving a two-on-one pass to Rob Thompson who scored their seventh try of the match.

The Highlanders scored eight tries in total as they dominated the Sunwolves 52-0 in Tokyo, making it their biggest win of the 2019 season. 

The Dunedin-based franchise now sit third in the New Zealand conference, while the Japanese side remain bottom of the Australian table.

Full match highlights are available below:

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