Super Rugby semi-finals confirmed

    2016-07-24 09:30

    Cape Town - After the completion of the four quarter-finals the composition of the Super Rugby semi-finals has been confirmed.

    WRAP: Super Rugby - Quarter-finals

    The highest seeded team, the Hurricanes, will play the lowest seeded team, the Chiefs, in the first semi-final, while the second highest seeded team, the Lions, will play the second lowest seed, the Highlanders, in the second semi-final.
    The top seeded team going into the quarter-finals were the Hurricanes and their comprehensive 41-0 win over the Sharks in Wellington means they will host a semi-final as the highest seeded team.

    The Hurricanes will play the Chiefs who beat the higher ranked Stormers 60-21 in Cape Town.
    The second semi-final will be hosted by the Lions who were too strong at home in Johannesburg, beating the Crusaders 45-25.

    The Lions will play the Highlanders who beat the Brumbies in Canberra 15-9.

    Semi-final line-up:

    Saturday, July 30

    Hurricanes v Chiefs, Wellington - 09:35

    Lions v Highlanders, Johannesburg - TBC

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    Saturday, 17 February 2018
    • Stormers v Jaguares, Cape Town 15:05
    • Lions v Sharks, Emirates Airlines Park 17:15
    Friday, 23 February 2018
    • Highlanders v Blues, 08:35
    • Rebels v Reds, AAMI Park 10:45
    Saturday, 24 February 2018
    • Sunwolves v Brumbies, Prince Chichibu Memorial Stadium 06:15
    • Crusaders v Chiefs, 08:35
    • Waratahs v Stormers, Allianz Stadium 10:45
    • Lions v Jaguares, Emirates Airlines Park 15:05
    • Bulls v Hurricanes, Loftus Versfeld 17:15


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