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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