Super Rugby Final match pack

Date published: July 3 2015

Everything you need to know ahead of Saturday's Super Rugby showdown between the Hurricanes and Highlanders.

Match Preview
The first all-New Zealand final since 2006 sees the best two sides in Super Rugby face off. We preview the big game.

We study the key head-to-head battles set to take place in Wellington: wing, outside centre, fly-half, scrum-half, number eight and hooker. 

Stats comparison
We compare some of the key numbers racked up by the Hurricanes and Highlanders this year.

Planet Rugby's predictions and betting tips
The bookies have the 'Canes as 2/5 favourites while the Highlanders are 2/1 or if you prefer the handicap that's set at 6 points. We select the best deals out of the whopping 71 markets!

One-eyed Manu fired up
Not even an injured eye will prevent Highlanders co-captain Nasi Manu from playing in Saturday's Final.

'Ardie deserves to start'
Hurricanes flanker Callum Gibbins knows he could start on Saturday but genuinely hopes to be on the bench as the Canes wait on injured star Ardie Savea. 

LIVE match commentary
Minute-by-minute updates of the action from the Cake Tin.