Kick-off time for Newlands clash confirmed

    2015-06-13 15:29

    Cape Town - The Super Rugby Finals Series gets underway next weekend with a local derby between the Highlanders and the Chiefs in Dunedin before the Brumbies return to Cape Town to face South African Conference champions, the Stormers.

    By finishing the regular season as the competition’s two highest-ranked conference winners, the Hurricanes (66 points, 14 wins) and the Waratahs (52 points, 11 wins) have earned the week off and progress straight to the Super Rugby semi-finals where they await the winners of the following clashes:

    Saturday, June 20

    Super Rugby Qualifier A

    Highlanders v Chiefs, Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin - 09:35 (SA time)

    Super Rugby Qualifier B

    Stormers v Brumbies, Newlands, Cape Town - 17:05

    Saturday, June 27


    Hurricanes v lowest ranked wildcard winner, Wellington - 09:35 (SA time)

    Waratahs (Australia) v highest ranked wildcard winner, Sydney - 11:40 (SA time)

    Saturday, July 4


    Hosted by highest ranked team*

    Referee appointments for the Qualifiers will be advised early in the week.

    Should any Super Rugby Finals Series match end with the scores level, the following will apply until a winner is determined:

    a) Extra time played in two periods of 10 minutes
    b) Sudden death extra time in a period of up to 10 minutes
    c) A kicking competition featuring five players from each team

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