NSW to host Highlanders in Super quarters

Adrian Warren

NSW Waratahs will host New Zealand's Highlanders in their Super Rugby knockout quarter-final next weekend.

The Tahs dropped to third on the overall ladder after losng 40-31 at home to the Brumbies on Saturday, with South Africa's Lions replacing them in second spot, after a 38-12 home win over the Bulls early Sunday (AEST).

The match between the Tahs and the sixth-placed Highlanders, who they beat 41-12 in Sydney back in May, is expected to be played next Saturday , with the details to be confirmed later on Sunday.