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Brumbies start where they finished.

The 2004 Super 12 champions ACT Brumbies will start their defence of the title on February 26 with a repeat of the 2004 final against runners-up Canterbury Crusaders in Canberra.

The Brumbies beat the Crusaders 47-38 in May this year.

In what will be the last Super 12 before expanding to the Super 14 in 2006, the tournament will kick-off on February 25 with three matches.

An all-New Zealand affair between Otago Highlanders and the Auckland Blues, Waratahs and Chiefs going head-to-head in Sydney and the Stormers hosting the Sharks in Cape Town.

The top four teams advance to the semi-finals on May 21 and May 22 with the final scheduled for May 28.

Super 12 fixtures – 2005
(All kick-off times are local)


ROUND 1

Fri 25 Feb: Highlanders v Blues – Dunedin (19.35)
Fri 25 Feb: Waratahs v Chiefs – Sydney (19.40)
Fri 25 Feb: Stormers v Sharks – Cape Town (19.10)
Sat 26 Feb: Brumbies v Crusaders – Canberra (19.00)
Sat 26 Feb: Reds v Hurricanes – Brisbane (20.05)
Sat 26 Feb: Cats v Bulls – Johannesburg (15.00)

ROUND 2

Fri 4 March: Blues v Reds – Auckland (19.35)
Fri 4 March: Brumbies v Bulls – Canberra (19.40)
Sat 5 March: Highlanders v Stormers – Dunedin (17.30)
Sat 5 March: Crusaders v Chiefs – Christchurch (19.35)
Sat 5 March: Sharks v Waratahs – Durban (17.00)
Sat 5 March: Cats v Hurricanes – Johannesburg (19.10)

ROUND 3

Fri 11 March: Highlanders v Bulls – Dunedin (19.35)
Fri 11 March: Brumbies v Stormers – Canberra (19.40)
Fri 11 March: Sharks v Hurricanes – Durban (19.10)
Sat 12 March: Crusaders v Reds – tbc (14.35)
Sat 12 March: Chiefs v Blues – Hamilton (19.35)
Sat 12 March: Cats v Waratahs – Johannesburg (17.00)

ROUND 4

Fri 18 March: Chiefs v Reds – Hamilton (19.35)
Sat 19 March: Hurricanes v Bulls – Wellington (17.30)
Sat 19 March: Blues v Crusaders – Auckland (19.35)
Sat 19 March: Waratahs v Stormers – Sydney (19.40)
Sat 19 March: Cats v Brumbies – Johannesburg (17.00)
Sat 19 March: Sharks v Highlanders – Durban (19.10)

ROUND 5

Fri 25 March: Hurricanes v Stormers – Wellington (19.35)
Fri 25 March: Cats v Highlanders – Bloemfontein (17.00)
Sat 26 March: Waratahs v Bulls – Sydney (19.40)
Sat 26 March: Sharks v Brumbies – Durban (17.00)
BYE: Blues/Crusaders/Chiefs/Reds

ROUND 6

Fri 1 April: Hurricanes v Chiefs – Wellington (19.35)
Fri 1 April: Reds v Highlanders – Brisbane (19.40)
Sat 2 April: Blues v Brumbies – Auckland (19.35)
Sat 2 April: Waratahs v Crusaders – Sydney (19.40)
BYE: Sharks/Cats/Bulls/Stormers

ROUND 7

Fri 8 April: Highlanders v Brumbies – Dunedin (19.35)
Sat 9 April: Chiefs v Sharks – Hamilton (17.30)
Sat 9 April: Blues v Cats – Auckland (19.35)
Sat 9 April: Stormers v Reds – Cape Town (15.00)
Sat 9 April: Bulls v Crusaders – Pretoria (17.00)
Sun 10 April: Hurricanes v Waratahs – Wellington (14:35)

ROUND 8

Fri 15 April: Chiefs v Cats – Hamilton (19.35)
Fri 15 April: Bulls v Reds – Pretoria (19.10)
Sat 16 April: Blues v Sharks – Auckland (19.35)
Sat 16 April: Brumbies v Waratahs – Canberra (19.40)
Sat 16 April: Stormers v Crusaders – Cape Town (17.00)
BYE: Hurricanes/Highlanders

ROUND 9

Fri 22 April: Hurricanes v Highlanders – Wellington (19.35)
Sat 23 April: Crusaders v Cats – Christchurch (19.35)
Sat 23 April: Reds v Sharks – Brisbane (19.400
Sat 23 April: Bulls v Chiefs – Pretoria 15.00)
Sat 23 April: Stormers v Blues – Cape Town (17.00)
BYE: Waratahs/Brumbies

ROUND 10

Fri 29 April: Crusaders v Sharks – Christchurch (19.35)
Fri 29 April: Reds v Cats – Brisbane (19.40)
Fri 29 April: Bulls v Blues – Pretoria (19.10)
Sat 30 April: Highlanders v Waratahs – Dunedin (17.30)
Sat 30 April: Hurricanes v Brumbies – Wellington (19.35)
Sat 30 April: Stormers v Chiefs – Cape Town (17.00)

ROUND 11

Fri 6 May: Blues v Hurricanes – Auckland (19.35)
Fri 6 May: Waratahs v Reds – Sydney (19.40)
Sat 7 May: Highlanders v Crusaders – Dunedin (19.35)
Sat 7 May: Brumbies v Chiefs – Canberra (19.40)
Sat 7 May: Sharks v Bulls – Durban (15.00)
Sat 7 May: Stormers v Cats – Cape Town (17.00)

ROUND 12

Fri 13 May: Crusaders v Hurricanes – Christchurch (19.35)
Fri 13 May: Waratahs v Blues – Sydney (19.40)
Sat 14 May: Chiefs v Highlanders – Hamilton (19.35)
Sat 14 May: Reds v Brumbies – Brisbane (19.40)
Sat 14 May: Bulls v Stormers – Pretoria (15.00)
Sat 14 May: Cats v Sharks – Bloemfontein (17.00)