The Super Rugby Pacific tournament has today confirmed the eight teams that have qualified for the quarter-finals and the matches that will be played next weekend Friday, June 3 and Saturday, June 4.
The final and eighth position on the ladder was not confirmed until the very last match of the regular season when the Highlanders secured a losing bonus point in a 30-31 loss to the Rebels in Melbourne to edge out the Western Force for the last quarter-final place on a higher aggregate points difference from all matches.
The rules for the Finals series dictate the following match schedules:
Quarterfinals – 1 v 8, 2 v 7, 3 v 6 and 4 v 5 with the top-ranked team hosting.
Semi-Finals – top-ranked quarter-final winner hosts against lowest-ranked quarter-final winner & 2nd highest ranked quarterfinal winner hosts 3rd highest ranked winner.
Final – top-ranked semi-final winner hosts the other semi-final winner.
The quarter-finals rankings are:
6. NSW Waratahs
7. QLD Reds
The Super Rugby Pacific quarter-finals match rounds are:
Friday 3 June - Crusaders v Reds, Orangetheory Stadium, Christchurch - 19:05
Saturday 4 June - Chiefs v Waratahs, FMG Stadium Waikato, Hamilton - 16:35
Saturday 4 June - Blues v Highlanders, Eden Park, Auckland - 19:05
Saturday 4 June - Brumbies v Hurricanes, GI0 Stadium, Canberra - 19:45
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