Squire, who has made two appearances off the bench this season, has been hampered by his right knee injury and will now take time to rehabilitate. Liam Squire “That was the best I’ve ever felt, back then. The Highlanders confirmed on Monday that the 30-year-old would miss the rest of Super Rugby Aotearoa due to a recurring knee injury… Squire managed three appearances for the Osaka-based Red Hurricanes before he was struck down by a knee injury. It’s a long time ago now, and that’s the luxury of having the extended break now, I was able to get back into training over the Christmas period and I feel like I’m now back to where I was physically in 2013 – that’s just how the body’s feeling. Liam Squire’s injury woes have struck again. The comeback for Liam Squire is over — for now. Liam Squire is back in NZ and could be lining up for a Super Rugby club next year. A returning familiar face is former All Black Liam Squire who last played for the team in 2019 and has been back in NZ rehabilitating an injury after a brief stint playing in Japan, he is expected to be back to full fitness by the time the competition starts in February. The Highlanders have been hit with an injury blow as Liam Squire has been ruled out for the remainder of the Super Rugby Aotearoa season. All Blacks and Highlanders forward Liam Squire will miss the rest of the Super Rugby Aotearoa season due to a recurring knee injury. Former All Blacks loose forward Liam Squire has been ruled out of the remainder of the Super Rugby Aotearoa season after aggravating a knee injury, the Otago Highlanders said on Monday. Photo: Getty Highlanders loose forward Liam Squire has been forced out of Super Rugby Aotearoa 2021 with a recurrent knee injury. The Highlanders‘ Super Rugby campaign was dealt a blow when it was revealed that All Blacks blindside flanker Liam Squire sustained a knee injury.. Squire had been back in full training with the Highlanders last week after recovering from a hip injury that had kept him out of all rugby this year but tore a medial ligament and would be out of consideration for eight to 10 weeks. Former All Black Liam Squire has been set back by injury once again, this time ruled out of the remainder of Super Rugby Aotearoa due to a knee issue. Highlanders loose forward Liam Squire has been forced out of Super Rugby Aotearoa 2021 due to a recurrent knee injury. ... Squire left the field late in the first half against Ireland due to injury. While Squire has well and truly recovered from that speed bump, the extended break brought about due to the global pandemic has now given the loose forward the opportunity to deal with some other lingering problems. The Highlanders … Highlanders loose forward Liam Squire has been forced out of Super Rugby Aotearoa 2021 with a recurrent knee injury. Liam Squire's injury woes have struck again. Squire, who turned 30 this month, made two appearances off the bench for the Highlanders at the start of the competition. Liam Squire. The Highlander­s confirmed yesterday that the 30-year-old would miss the rest of Super Rugby Aotearoa due to a recurring knee injury, with no time frame given on his return to rugby.