Sam Gilbert rugby player
Sam Gilbert rugby player

Sam Gilbert

21st Jan 1999 1.89m/98kg Fullback

Freddie Burns signs for the Highanders

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

English first-five Freddie Burns will join the Highlanders for the 2023 edition of DHL Super Rugby Pacific. Burns, currently playing for Leicester Tigers in the English Premiership has agreed terms with...

Highlanders Announce 2023 Squad

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

2023 brings the arrival of a new Super Rugby Pacific season and a new captain for the Highlanders. Experienced loose forward, Billy Harmon, will take the reins of the team for 2023, fresh from skippering...

Sam Gilbert suspended

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Foul Play Review Committee: Michael Heron QC (Chair), John Langford and Stefan TerblanchePlayer: Sam GilbertTeam: HighlandersPosition: Fly-halfDate of Incident: 22 May 2022Nature...

Super Rugby Pacific Wrap: Clean sweep for the New Zealanders

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

It was a full house of wins for the New Zealand Super Rugby Pacific teams this weekend while the Fijian Drua downed Moana Pasifika in their first match against one another.     Highlanders...

Watch: Former Munster hooker sets a try with his cultured left foot

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Munster hooker Rhys Marshall step up a try for replacement Highlanders hooker against the Western Force on Friday.   Marshall came off the bench in the Highlanders' 61-10 victory over...

WATCH: Highlanders flanker's volley and score against the Force

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The volley is making a bit of a comeback in rugby at the moment.   Last weekend Finn Russell volleyed the perfectly against the Sale Sharks score in the Champions Cup quarter-final.   Finn...

Highlanders named for second match on Australian Soil

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

It is the third and final week on tour for the Highlanders and for their last match away they will play the Queensland Reds on Friday night in Brisbane at Suncorp Stadium, kicking off at 7:45 pm (AEST)...

Evans brothers start for Highlanders, Banks brings up 50 caps

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Highlanders play their last New Zealand derby this weekend against the Hurricanes at Forsyth Barr Stadium .   It will be the last match at Forsyth Barr Stadium until round 13 as...

Highlanders named for sixth match of the season in Christchurch

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Highlanders have named their team for round seven of the DHL Super Rugby Pacific season. They will be playing the Crusaders at 7:05pm Friday at Orangetheory Stadium in Christchurch.   The team,...

Highlanders vs Crusaders: Top Performers

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sam Gilbert - Highlanders: Gilbert delivered a masterclass in the backline of the Highlanders. He helped his team to get 65 metres upfield across 7 carries, getting a try in and beating 3 defenders. He...