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2017 Super Rugby Quarter-final draw confirmed

The Super Rugby quarter finalists have been decided

The Lions victory over the Sharks concludes the regular Super Rugby season matches and the eight qualifying teams and their final placings have been decided.

The four Conference winners will have home advantage over the four Wild Card places and they all host next weekend’s Quarter final matches.

The Lions won the Africa 2 Conference (AF2), the Crusaders won the New Zealand Conference (NZC1), the Stormers won the Africa 1 Conference (AF1) and the Brumbies won the Australian Conference (AC1).

The 8 Super Rugby teams have qualified as follows.

1.)  Lions (AF2)
2.) Crusaders  (NCZ1)
3.) Stormers (AF1)
4.) Brumbies  (AC1)
5.) Hurricanes (WC)
6.) Chiefs (WC)
7.) Highlanders (WC)
8.) Sharks (WC)

The Lions finished the regular season in first place and will host the Super Rugby final unless they are eliminated.

Should the Lions be eliminated the final could be held in Christchurch, Cape Town, Canberra, Wellington, Hamilton or Dunedin.

Quarter-final Draw:

QF1: 1 v 8
QF2: 2 v 7
QF3: 3 v 6
QF4: 4 v 5

Semi-final Draw:
Pre-determined draw as follows (highest ranked team to host):

SF1: Winner QF1 v Winner QF4
SF2: Winner QF2 v Winner QF3

Final Draw:
(highest ranked team to host):
Winner SF1 v Winner SF 2

2017 Super Rugby Quarter-Final Line ups

Super Rugby Quarter-Final 4
Match : Brumbies v Hurricanes

Date :   Friday 21 July
Venue : Canberra
Kick Off : NZ :21:35 AU: 19.35 SA: 11.35 UK: 10.35 GMT : 9.35

Super Rugby Quarter-Final 2
Match : Crusaders  v Highlanders

Date :   Saturday 22 July
Venue : Christchurch
Kick Off : NZ :19:35 AU: 17.35 SA: 9.35 UK: 8.35 GMT :7.35

Super Rugby Quarter-Final 1
Match : Lions v Sharks  

Date :  Saturday 22 July
Venue : Johannesburg
Kick Off : NZ :00:30 (23rd) AU: 22.30 SA: 14.30 UK: 13.30 GMT :12.30

Super Rugby Quarter-Final 3
Match :Stormers  v Chiefs

Date :   Saturday 22 July
Venue : Cape Town
Kick Off : NZ :03:00 (23rd) AU: 01.00 (23rd) SA: 17.00 UK: 16.00 GMT :15.00