Super Rugby Semi-finals Confirmed

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After the completion of the four quarter-finals the composition of the Super Rugby semi-finals has been confirmed. The highest seeded team the Hurricanes will play the lowest seeded team the Chiefs in one 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.

2016 Super Rugby Semi-finalists seedings:

Highest Seed Hurricanes [1] Beat Sharks [8] 41-0
Second Highest Seed Lions [2] Beat Crusaders [7] 45-25
Second Lowest Seed Highlanders [5] Beat Brumbies [4] 15-9
Lowest Seed Chiefs [6] Beat Stormers [3] 60-21

2016 Super Rugby Semi-final Draw

Date Home Away Venue Kick-Off *
Sat 30 July Hurricanes Chiefs Westpac Stadium, Wellington 1935
Sat 30 July Lions Highlanders Emirates Airlines Stadium, Johannesburg TBC

* Local time

The final will be determined by the results of the semi-finals. The two winners will play in the final with the highest seeded team hosting the final.

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