66 MINS: HURRICANES 14 HIGHLANDERS 18
12 minutes left and the Hurricanes have found some energy. Can the Highlanders hold on?
Aaron Smith tries a clever kick from midfield for the Highlanders but the ball keeps rolling over the dead ball line. Hurricanes scrum.
Great surging run from Perenara now. The Hurricanes are on the front foot.
Blade Thomson pops up on the wing and makes good ground, but the ball is eventually turned over. Highlanders clear but it's only as far as Nonu, and he finds space down the right wing for a chip and chase.
Osborne recovers to catch the kick but is dragged into touch. Hurricanes lineout 20m out.
10 minutes to play. Hurricanes win the lineout but quickly lose the ball. Highlanders have a penalty.
71 MINS: HURRICANES 14 HIGHLANDERS 18
Highlanders kick for touch and have a lineout on halfway now.
Aaron Smith puts up a huge box kick and it's spilled horribly by Matt Proctor.
The clock is stopped for an injury break as the Highlanders prepare to set a scrum just inside the Hurricanes half.
Highlanders have the ball on the attack now, 22m out.
The clock is the Hurricanes enemy. The Highlanders happy to keep the ball in hand.
Highlanders still have it but they aren't really going anywhere.
Now they are inside the 22.
Hurricanes can't get hands on it. It's maybe drop goal territory.
What an incredible tackle from Julian Savea to prevent a certain try.
It was a tag team. Barrett hit DIxon off balance then Savea saved the try as he dived at the line from 3m.
Four minutes to go. The Highlanders just need to hold the ball.
Marty Banks lines up the drop kick but has to change his plan due to good Hurricanes pressure.
But now he has slotted one. Marty Banks has slotted a drop kick.
Under two minutes to play.
Hurricanes need a converted try.
Highlanders scrum deep in their own half.
The ball is out and there is now one minute to play.
The clock keeps ticking, 40 seconds...
Hurricanes can't get their hands on it.
Time is up on the clock, they just need to get the ball out.
THE HIGHLANDERS ARE THE 2015 SUPER RUGBY CHAMPIONS
What a performance from the Highlanders, what a heartbreak for the Hurricanes.