SANZAAR tweaks Super Rugby semifinal draw

Mon, 30 Jan 2017 12:59
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NEWS: SAZAAR has announced changes to the semifinal draw for this year's Super Rugby tournament.

In a change from 2016 the semifinal draw will be pre-determined. The semifinal host teams will be the highest ranked winners from the respective quarterfinals.
 
Semifinal 1: Winner QF 1 v Winner QF 4
Semifinal 2: Winner QF 2 v Winner QF 3

The quarterfinal draw is the same as in 2016. The four Conference winners - who will host quarterfinal matches; and four wild card teams - determined by the tournament rules and final conference positions. The teams will be ranked 1-8 based on the final number of competition points attained and the following order.

Rank 1-4: Conference winners determined by final number competition points.
Rank 5-8: Wild cards determined by final number competition points.

The quarterfinal draw will be:

Quarterfinal 1: 1 v 8
Quarterfinal 2: 2 v 7
Quarterfinal 3: 3 v 6
Quarterfinal 4: 4 v 5

There are currently no matches being played
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Team P W D L Pts
Brumbies 13 6 0 7 33
Waratahs 13 4 0 9 19
Force 13 4 0 9 17
Reds 13 3 0 10 17
Rebels 13 1 1 11 8
Pool NZ
Team P W D L Pts
Crusaders 14 14 0 0 63
Hurricanes 14 11 0 3 54
Chiefs 14 11 1 2 53
Highlanders 14 10 0 4 46
Blues 14 7 1 6 37
Pool SA1
Team P W D L Pts
Stormers 12 7 0 5 30
Cheetahs 13 3 0 10 16
Bulls 12 3 0 9 15
Sunwolves 12 1 0 11 7
Pool SA2
Team P W D L Pts
Lions 13 12 0 1 56
Sharks 13 9 1 3 42
Jaguares 12 5 0 7 24
Kings 12 4 0 8 19