Super Rugby semi-finals confirmed

Date published: July 23 2016

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.

Super Rugby semi-finals
Saturday, July 30

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

Lions v Highlanders
Venue: Ellis Park, Johannesburg
Kick-off: 15:00 local (13:00 GMT)