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Teams

Africa 1 Conference

Bulls

Based:
Pretoria
Home:
Loftus Versfeld
Capacity:
51,762
Head Coach:
Nollis Marais
Captain:
Adriaan Strauss & Handre Pollard
Super Rugby Titles:
2007, 2009, 2010
Last Season
15-9-1-5

Cheetahs

Based:
Bloemfontein
Home:
Toyota Stadium
Capacity:
36,538
Head Coach:
Franco Smith
Captain:
Francois Venter
Super Rugby Titles:
-
Last Season
15-4-0-11

Stormers

Based:
Cape Town
Home:
DHL Newlands
Capacity:
51,900
Head Coach:
Robbie Fleck
Captain:
Siya Kolisi
Super Rugby Titles:
-
Last Season
15-10-1-4 (Africa 1 Conference Winner, losing Quarter-finalist)

Sunwolves

Based:
Tokyo, Japan
Home:
Prince Chichibu Memorial Stadium
Capacity:
27,188
Head Coach:
Filo Tiatia
Captain:
Ed Quirk & Harumichi Tatekawa
Super Rugby Titles:
-
Last Season
15-1-1-13

Africa 2 Conference

Jaguares

Based:
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Home:
Estadio Jose Amalfitani
Capacity:
49,540
Head Coach:
Raul Perez
Captain:
Agustin Creevy
Super Rugby Titles:
-
Last Season
15-4-0-11

Kings

Based:
Port Elizabeth
Home:
Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium
Capacity:
50,000
Head Coach:
Deon Davids
Captain:
Schalk Ferreira
Super Rugby Titles:
-
Last Season
15-2-0-13

Lions

Based:
Johannesburg
Home:
Emirates Airlines Park
Capacity:
59,611
Head Coach:
Johan Ackermann
Captain:
Warren Whiteley
Super Rugby Titles:
-
Last Season
15-11-0-4 (Runner-up & Africa 2 Conference Winner)

Sharks

Based:
Durban
Home:
Growthpoint Kings Park
Capacity:
52,000
Head Coach:
Robert du Preez
Captain:
Patrick Lambie
Super Rugby Titles:
-
Last Season
15-9-1-5 (losing quarter-finalist)

Australian Conference

Brumbies

Based:
Canberra
Home:
GIO Stadium
Capacity:
25,011
Head Coach:
Stephen Larkham
Captain:
Sam Carter & Christian Lealiifano
Super Rugby Titles:
2001, 2004
Last Season
15-10-0-5 (Losing quarter-finalist & Australian Conference Winner)

Force

Based:
Perth
Home:
nib Stadium
Capacity:
20,500
Head Coach:
Dave Wessels
Captain:
Matt Hodgson & Sam Wykes
Super Rugby Titles:
-
Last Season
15-2-0-13

Rebels

Based:
Melbourne
Home:
AAMI Park
Capacity:
29,500
Head Coach:
Tony McGahan
Captain:
Nic Stirzaker
Super Rugby Titles:
-
Last Season
15-7-0-8

Reds

Based:
Brisbane
Home:
Suncorp Stadium
Capacity:
52,500
Head Coach:
Nick Stiles
Captain:
James Slipper
Super Rugby Titles:
2011
Last Season
15-03-1-11

Waratahs

Based:
Sydney
Home:
Allianz Stadium
Capacity:
45,500
Head Coach:
Michael Cheika
Captain:
Michael Hooper & Michael Hooper
Super Rugby Titles:
2014
Last Season
15-8-0-7

New Zealand Conference

Blues

Based:
Auckland
Home:
Eden Park
Capacity:
48,000
Head Coach:
Tana Umaga
Captain:
Jerome Kaino
Super Rugby Titles:
1996, 1997, 2003
Last Season
15-8-1-6

Chiefs

Based:
Hamilton
Home:
FMG Stadium Waikato
Capacity:
26,350
Head Coach:
Dave Rennie
Captain:
Liam Messam & Aaron Cruden
Super Rugby Titles:
2012, 2013
Last Season
15-11-0-4 (Losing semi-finalist)

Crusaders

Based:
Christchurch
Home:
AMI Stadium
Capacity:
18,600
Head Coach:
Scott Robertson
Captain:
Sam Whitelock
Super Rugby Titles:
1998, 1999, 2000, 2002, 2005, 2006, 2008
Last Season
15-11-0-4 (Losing quarter-finalist)

Highlanders

Based:
Dunedin
Home:
Forsyth Barr Stadium
Capacity:
30,748
Head Coach:
Tony Brown
Captain:
Ben Smith & Ben Smith
Super Rugby Titles:
2015
Last Season
15-11-0-4 (Losing semi-finalist)

Hurricanes

Based:
Wellington
Home:
Westpac Stadium
Capacity:
34,500
Head Coach:
Chris Boyd
Captain:
Dane Coles
Super Rugby Titles:
2016
Last Season
15-11-0-4 (Winners & New Zealand Conference Winners)