Chiefs fullback Damian McKenzie head a very talented Super Rugby Team of the Season 2016
The Hurricanes sealed their first Super Rugby title on Saturday as they got the better of the Lions 20-3 in a cold and wet Wellington.
Both the Hurricanes and the Lions have reached the 2016 Super Rugby Final on the back of strong performances from their flankers, each side’s pair boasting strength and consistency throughout the campaign.
Hurricanes and All Black flanker Ardie Savea put in a huge effort against the Chiefs to be the Player of the Week.
Glen Jackson has been appointed to referee the 2016 Super Rugby Final between the Hurricanes and Lions at Westpac Stadium, Wellington on saturday 6 August.
The Lions advanced to this year’s Super Rugby Final after claiming a deserved 42-30 victory over the Highlanders in Johannesburg.
The Hurricanes booked a home Super Rugby final on Saturday as they brushed aside a mis-firing Chiefs side 25-9 in Wellington.
Four teams remain in Super Rugby 2016 and that means that four fly-halves have the opportunity to steer their team to a Super Rugby Grand Final, but only two can be successful.
Chiefs fullback Damian McKenzie tops the Super Rugby Quarter-final Team of the Week.
SANZAAR has announced the referee appointments for the semi-finals of the 2016 Super Rugby tournament.
Angus Gardner will referee the first semi-final between the Hurricanes and the Chiefs. The second semi-final between the Lions and the Highlanders will be refereed by Jaco Peyper.
The Chiefs will face the Hurricanes in the Super Rugby semi-finals after crushing the Stormers 60-21 at Newlands in Cape Town.
The Lions booked a place in the Super Rugby semi-finals against the Highlanders after they saw off the Crusaders, prevailing 42-25 in Johannesburg
The Hurricanes secured a home semi-final in Super Rugby after they outclassed the Sharks, winning 41-0 in a clinical performance in Wellington.
The Highlanders booked their place in the Super Rugby semi-finals after they held out the Brumbies to prevail 15-9 in Canberra.
Only eight teams remain as Super Rugby moves into the post-season and there’s a healthy mix of experienced and fresh faces among those teams that have made it through the regular season on top.
Stormers centre Huw Jones equalled the record for most tries in a Super Rugby match with four against the Kings in Cape Town.
SANZAAR has announced the referee appointments for the quarter-finals of the 2016 Super Rugby tournament.
The Lions missed the chance to book a home path to a possible Super Rugby final after they lost 34-22 to the Jaguares at Vélez Sarsfield.
After 17 rounds and 135 matches of the regular season the quarter-finalists for the 2016 Super Rugby tournament have been determined.
The Bulls ended their Super Rugby season with a 43-17 bonus-point win over the Cheetahs at Free State Stadium in Bloemfontein.
Stormers duo Huw Jones and Leolin Zas scored seven tries between them to secure their team a 52-24 victory over the Kings.
The Brumbies ran in four tries during their 24-10 win over the Force at GIO Stadium in Canberra to finish top of the Australian Conference.
The Highlanders put on a thrilling display of running rugby to defeat the Chiefs 25-15 at Forsyth Barr Stadium and leapfrogh them on conference table.
The Hurricanes put on an dominating display in Christchurch to defeat the Crusaders 35-10, moving to the top of the table in the process.
The Sharks secured their path into the Super Rugby last-eight at the expense of the Bulls after seeing off the Sunwolves 40-29 in Durban.
The Melbourne Rebels finished their season with a high-scoring 31-28 victory over the Reds in Brisbane.
The Blues finished their season with back-to-back wins over Australian sides as they beat the Waratahs 34-28, all but ending the Aussies campaign.
Although it is often the young players who attract the attention, it is often the older heads who are most pivotal to a team.
Each passing year new faces emerge in Super Rugby, some of whom set the competition alight, and this season has been no different with the more junior players proving they have what it takes to make it in Super Rugby.
Crusaders' and All Blacks' centre Ryan Crotty's statistics were impressive last round and he leads the way in the Super Rugby Round 16 team of the Week.
SANZAAR has announced the referee appointments for Round 17 of the 2016 Super Rugby season.
Four teams will fight it out to be top dog in New Zealand's conference next week after the Highlanders beat the Jaguares 34-8 in Buenos Aires.
The Sharks saw off a spirited challenge from the Cheetahs in Durban, winning 26-10 to remain in the Super Rugby play-off spots.
The Bulls smashed the Sunwolves 50-3 in Pretoria in a sheer display of dominance in their Super Rugby clash.
The Stormers secured a home quarter-final after claiming a deserved 22-3 victory over the Western Force in Perth.
The Hurricanes stayed in touch with the Australasian Conference leaders after claiming a crucial 28-17 win over the Waratahs in Sydney.
The Crusaders were in sensational form, running in 13 tries in a 85-26 victory over the Rebels in Christchurch.
The Lions took another step towards finishing the Super Rugby season as the number one ranked team thanks to a 57-21 win over the Kings.
The Chiefs consolidated their position at the top of the New Zealand Conference after claiming a 33-5 victory over Reds in Brisbane.
The Blues put in arguably their best performance of the season as they stunned the Brumbies, winning 40-15 at Eden Park.
Force fullback and new Wallaby Dane Haylett-Petty continued his fine form to lead the Super Rugby Round 15 Team of the Week.
SANZAAR has announced the referee appointments for Round 16 of the 2016 Super Rugby season.
The Lions secured top spot in Africa Two on Saturday after they beat the Sharks 37-10 in a one-sided clash at Ellis Park in Johannesburg.
The Highlanders kept in touch with New Zealand's high-flying teams with a 48-18 victory over the Kings at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium.
The Jaguares picked up only their third victory of the Super Rugby season on Saturday as they beat the Bulls 29-11 in Buenos Aires.
The Cheetahs won 30-29 against the Force in Bloemfontein after fighting off a courageous comeback from the Perth side.
The Stormers recorded a bonus point win as they beat the Rebels 57-31 in Melbourne as the visitors dominated the set pieces.
The Hurricanes fought back from a seven-point half-time deficit to claim a 37-27 victory over the Blues in Wellington.
The Waratahs kept their play-off hopes alive when they cruised to a convincing 57-12 victory over the Sunwolves in Tokyo.
The Brumbies made a winning return to Super Rugby after securing a deserved 43-24victory over the Reds in Canberra.