Matt Symons 46' to 56'. Report  Scoreboard . Dave Dennis 49' to 59'. Cheetahs , Western Force , Lions. Canberra Stadium , Canberra. McLean Park , Napier. Angus Cottrell 24' to 34'.
Marius van der Westhuizen. Scott Higginbotham 55' to 66'. Jannie du Plessis 18' to 28'. Blues , Hurricanes , Stormers. Dane Coles 40' to 50'. Dominic Bird 28' to 39'. Grant Hattingh 65' to 76'. Deon Fourie 25' to 35'. Brumbies , Highlanders , Reds. James Lowe 53' to 63'.
Joe Wheeler 50' to 60'. Crusaders , Lions , Rebels. Tony Woodcock 52' to 61'. James Slipper 35' to 45'. Luke Romano 68' to 79'. Scarra Ntubeni 53' to 63'. Brayden Mitchell 66' to 76'. Yarrow Stadium , New Plymouth. Tim Nanai-Williams 65' to 75'.
Conrad Smith 68' to 78'. Chris King 54' to 64'. Matt Hodgson 45' to 55'. Andy Ellis 15' to 25'. Scott Higginbotham 1' to 11'. Cheslin Kolbe 68' to 78' Jaco Taute 70' to 80'. Adam Coleman 37' to 48'. Scott Fardy 16' to 26'.
Deon van Rensburg 48' to 58'. Blues , Bulls , Chiefs. QBE Stadium , Albany. Patrick Leafa 40' to 50'. Richie McCaw 22' to 32'. Reggie Goodes 55' to 65'. Brodie Retallick 60' to 70'. Adriaan Strauss 22' to 35'. Matt Proctor 14' to 24'. Ben Alexander 68' to 78'. Marcell Coetzee 63' to 73'. Nizaam Carr 10' to 20'. Mitch Inman 30' to 40'. Lachlan Turner 14' to 24'. Matt Todd 8' to 18'.
Fotu Auelua 60' to 70'. Tom Donnelly 48' to 58'. Bulls , Cheetahs , Lions , Sharks , Stormers. Hugh McMeniman 28' to 38'. Aaron Smith 13' to 24'. Ma'a Nonu 36' to 47'. The current format was founded in with the inaugural season taking place in There were two Super Rugby seasons with 18 teams, but for the Super Rugby tournament the competition goes back to 15 teams. The Super Rugby competition originated as the Super 6 tournament consisting of just the six clubs from New Zealand three , Australia two and Fiji one.
That inaugural comp never reached the current heights or popularity of the current Super Rugby Championship. Super Rugby Betting is hugely popular with markets open across the season on all the matches as well 16as futures Rugby Union odds on the Super Rugby Grand Final Winner.
That changed in with the 15 Super Rugby Clubs competing in three conferences:. Both sides earned big wins against the Hurricanes and Waratahs last week, but with the Crusaders once again holding the home-field advantage, the Christchurch based club head in as the favourites to claim their ninth title.
The countries represented in the Super Rugby are: The Crusaders are the reigning Super Rugby champions defending their title after scoring their eighth championship success in The defending champions are short odds favourites to not only win on Saturday, but the competition as a whole. The Highlanders are used to traveling in the playoffs now, they've done it for the past three seasons, including their championship win in Highlanders halfback Aaron Smith Photo: Photosport Ltd www.
During those playoffs the Highlanders beat the Waratahs in Sydney, so the southerners are confident they can repeat history. Halfback Aaron Smith said he prefers finals rugby as it provides that extra element of do or die. In the fourth quarter final, last year's runners up - the Lions host the Jaguares in Johannesburg.