Super Rugby Final confirmed

Date published: July 30 2016

After the completion of the two semi-finals the composition of the Super Rugby Final has been determined.

The Hurricanes from New Zealand, the tournament’s top seeded team, will play the Lions from South Africa, the tournament’s second best team.

The Final will be played in Wellington at Westpac Stadium on Saturday 6 August.

The Hurricanes beat the Chiefs 25-9 in Wellington in the first semi-final, delivering an outstanding defensive effort and out-scoring the visitors three tries to nil.

The second semi-final in Johannesburg saw the Lions beat the Highlanders 42-30 to book their place in the final.

The Lions, playing at home, scored five tries to the Highlanders four and were always ahead in the encounter at Emirates Airlines Park in Johannesburg.

Super Rugby Final
Saturday, August 6

Hurricanes v Lions
Westpac Stadium, Wellington
Kick-off: 19:35 local (07:35 GMT)