2016 Super Rugby Draw

super-rugby-iconThe 2016 Super Rugby Draw

The kick off for the 2016 Super Rugby series is on Friday, 26 February 2016 with a full round of action. The qualifying finals will begin in July, 2016 with the Grand Final being played on August 6. The 2016 Super Rugby competition sees the first year of a new expanded format, with 18 teams from Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Argentina and Japan all taking part. There will be 17 rounds, with each team to play the teams in their conference at least once, as well as a select group of the other teams.

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The 2016 Super Rugby Draw is:

Round 1

Date Teams Venue Kickoff time (AEST)
Fri 26 Feb Blues v Highlanders Eden Park, Auckland 17:35
Fri 26 Feb Brumbies v Hurricanes GIO Stadium, Canberra 19:40
Fri 26 Feb Cheetahs v Jaguares Free State Stadium, Bloemfontein 4:00
Sat 27 Feb Sunwolves v Lions Prince Chichibu Memorial Stadium, Tokyo 15:15
Sat 27 Feb Crusaders v Chiefs AMI Stadium, Christchurch 17:35
Sat 27 Feb Waratahs v Reds Allianz Stadium, Sydney 19:40
Sat 27 Feb Force v Rebels nib Stadium, Perth 21:50
Sat 27 Feb Kings v Sharks Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, Port Elizabeth 0:00
Sat 27 Feb Stormers v Bulls DHL Newlands, Cape Town 2:05

ROUND 2

Date Teams Venue Kickoff time (AEST)
Fri 4 Mar Crusaders v Blues AMI Stadium, Christchurch 17:35
Fri 4 Mar Brumbies v Waratahs GIO Stadium, Canberra 19:40
Sat 5 Mar Chiefs v Lions TBC 15:15
Sat 5 Mar Highlanders v Hurricanes TBC 17:35
Sat 5 Mar Reds v Force Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane 19:40
Sat 5 Mar Bulls v Rebels Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria 0:00
Sat 5 Mar Cheetahs v Stormers Free State Stadium, Bloemfontein 2:05
Sat 5 Mar Sharks v Jaguares Growthpoint KINGS PARK, Durban 4:10

BYES: Sunwolves, Kings

ROUND 3

Date Teams Venue Kickoff time (AEST)
Fri 11 Mar Blues v Hurricanes Eden Park, Auckland 17:35
Fri 11 Mar Force v Brumbies nib Stadium, Perth 22:05
Sat 12 Mar Highlanders v Lions TBC 17:35
Sat 12 Mar Rebels v Reds AAMI Park, Melbourne 19:40
Sat 12 Mar Sunwolves v Cheetahs Singapore National Stadium, Singapore 21:50
Sat 12 Mar Kings v Chiefs Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, Port Elizabeth 0:00
Sat 12 Mar Stormers v Sharks DHL Newlands, Cape Town 2:05

BYES: Jaguares, Bulls, Crusaders, Waratahs

ROUND 4

Date Teams Venue Kickoff time (AEST)
Fri 18 Mar Hurricanes v Force TBC 17:35
Fri 18 Mar Waratahs v Highlanders Allianz Stadium, Sydney 19:40
Fri 18 Mar Bulls v Sharks Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria 4:00
Sat 19 Mar Sunwolves v Rebels Prince Chichibu Memorial Stadium, Tokyo 15:15
Sat 19 Mar Crusaders v Kings AMI Stadium, Christchurch 17:35
Sat 19 Mar Reds v Blues Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane 19:40
Sat 19 Mar Lions v Cheetahs Emirates Airlines Park, Johannesburg 2:05
Sat 19 Mar Stormers v Brumbies DHL Newlands, Cape Town 4:10
Sat 19 Mar Jaguares v Chiefs TBC  

ROUND 5

Date Teams Venue Kickoff time (AEST)
Fri 25 Mar Hurricanes v Kings TBC 17:35
Sat 26 Mar Chiefs v Force TBC 17:35
Sat 26 Mar Rebels v Highlanders AAMI Park, Melbourne 19:40
Sat 26 Mar Sunwolves v Bulls Singapore National Stadium, Singapore 21:50
Sat 26 Mar Cheetahs v Brumbies Free State Stadium, Bloemfontein 0:00
Sat 26 Mar Sharks v Crusaders Growthpoint KINGS PARK, Durban 2:05
Sat 26 Mar Jaguares v Stormers TBC  
Sun 27 Mar Reds v Waratahs Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane 16:05

BYES: Blues, Lions

ROUND 6

Date Teams Venue Kickoff time (AEST)
Fri 1 Apr Highlanders v Force TBC 17:35
Fri 1 Apr Lions v Crusaders Emirates Airlines Park, Johannesburg 4:00
Sat 2 Apr Blues v Jaguares QBE Stadium, North Harbour 17:35
Sat 2 Apr Brumbies v Chiefs GIO Stadium, Canberra 19:40
Sat 2 Apr Kings v Sunwolves Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, Port Elizabeth 2:05
Sat 2 Apr Bulls v Cheetahs Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria 3:10
Sun 3 Apr Waratahs v Rebels Allianz Stadium, Sydney 16:05

BYES: Hurricanes, Reds, Sharks, Stormers

ROUND 7

Date Teams Venue Kickoff time (AEST)
Fri 8 Apr Chiefs v Blues TBC 17:35
Fri 8 Apr Force v Crusaders nib Stadium, Perth 21:00
Fri 8 Apr Stormers v Sunwolves DHL Newlands, Cape Town 3:00
Sat 9 Apr Hurricanes v Jaguares TBC 17:35
Sat 9 Apr Reds v Highlanders Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane 19:40
Sat 9 Apr Sharks v Lions Growthpoint KINGS PARK, Durban 1:05
Sat 9 Apr Kings v Bulls Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, Port Elizabeth 3:10

BYES: Brumbies, Cheetahs, Rebels, Waratahs

ROUND 8

Date Teams Venue Kickoff time (AEST)
Fri 15 Apr Crusaders v Jaguares AMI Stadium, Christchurch 17:35
Fri 15 Apr Rebels v Hurricanes AAMI Park, Melbourne 19:40
Fri 15 Apr Cheetahs v Sunwolves Free State Stadium, Bloemfontein 3:00
Sat 16 Apr Blues v Sharks Eden Park, Auckland 17:35
Sat 16 Apr Waratahs v Brumbies Allianz Stadium, Sydney 19:40
Sat 16 Apr Bulls v Reds Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria 1:05
Sat 16 Apr Lions v Stormers Emirates Airlines Park, Johannesburg 3:10

BYES: Chiefs, Force, Highlanders, Kings

ROUND 9

Date Teams Venue Kickoff time (AEST)
Fri 22 Apr Highlanders v Sharks TBC 17:35
Fri 22 Apr Rebels v Cheetahs AAMI Park, Melbourne 19:40
Sat 23 Apr Sunwolves v Jaguares Prince Chichibu Memorial Stadium, Tokyo 15:15
Sat 23 Apr Hurricanes v Chiefs TBC 17:35
Sat 23 Apr Force v Waratahs nib Stadium, Perth 19:40
Sat 23 Apr Stormers v Reds DHL Newlands, Cape Town 23:00
Sat 23 Apr Kings v Lions Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, Port Elizabeth 1:05
Sun 24 Apr Brumbies v Crusaders GIO Stadium, Canberra 16:05

BYES: Blues, Bulls

ROUND 10

Date Teams Venue Kickoff time (AEST)
Fri 29 Apr Chiefs v Sharks TBC 17:35
Fri 29 Apr Force v Bulls nib Stadium, Perth 21:05
Sat 30 Apr Highlanders v Brumbies TBC 15:15
Sat 30 Apr Blues v Rebels Eden Park, Auckland 17:35
Sat 30 Apr Reds v Cheetahs Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane 19:40
Sat 30 Apr Lions v Hurricanes Emirates Airlines Park, Johannesburg 1:05
Sat 30 Apr Stormers v Waratahs DHL Newlands, Cape Town 3:10
Sat 30 Apr Jaguares v Kings TBC  

BYES: Crusaders, Sunwolves

ROUND 11

Date Teams Venue Kickoff time (AEST)
Fri 6 May Crusaders v Reds AMI Stadium, Christchurch 17:35
Fri 6 May Brumbies v Bulls GIO Stadium, Canberra 19:40
Sat 7 May Sunwolves v Force Prince Chichibu Memorial Stadium, Tokyo 15:15
Sat 7 May Chiefs v Highlanders TBC 17:35
Sat 7 May Waratahs v Cheetahs Allianz Stadium, Sydney 19:40
Sat 7 May Sharks v Hurricanes Growthpoint KINGS PARK, Durban 23:00
Sat 7 May Kings v Blues Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, Port Elizabeth 1:05

BYES: Jaguares, Lions, Rebels, Stormers

ROUND 12

Date Teams Venue Kickoff time (AEST)
Fri 13 May Highlanders v Crusaders TBC 17:35
Fri 13 May Rebels v Brumbies AAMI Park, Melbourne 19:40
Sat 14 May Hurricanes v Reds TBC 17:35
Sat 14 May Waratahs v Bulls Allianz Stadium, Sydney 19:40
Sat 14 May Sunwolves v Stormers Singapore National Stadium, Singapore 21:45
Sat 14 May Cheetahs v Kings Free State Stadium, Bloemfontein 1:05
Sat 14 May Lions v Blues Emirates Airlines Park, Johannesburg 3:10
Sat 14 May Jaguares v Sharks TBC  

BYES: Chiefs, Force

ROUND 13

Date Teams Venue Kickoff time (AEST)
Fri 20 May Crusaders v Waratahs AMI Stadium, Christchurch 17:35
Sat 21 May Reds v Sunwolves Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane 15:05
Sat 21 May Chiefs v Rebels TBC 17:35
Sat 21 May Force v Blues nib Stadium, Perth 19:40
Sat 21 May Lions v Jaguares Emirates Airlines Park, Johannesburg 23:00
Sat 21 May Sharks v Kings Growthpoint KINGS PARK, Durban 1:05
Sat 21 May Bulls v Stormers Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria 3:10

BYES: Brumbies, Cheetahs, Highlanders, Hurricanes

ROUND 14

Date Teams Venue Kickoff time (AEST)
Fri 27 May Hurricanes v Highlanders TBC 17:35
Fri 27 May Waratahs v Chiefs Allianz Stadium, Sydney 19:40
Fri 27 May Kings v Jaguares Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, Port Elizabeth 3:00
Sat 28 May Blues v Crusaders Eden Park, Auckland 17:35
Sat 28 May Brumbies v Sunwolves GIO Stadium, Canberra 19:40
Sat 28 May Stormers v Cheetahs DHL Newlands, Cape Town 23:00
Sat 28 May Bulls v Lions Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria 1:05
Sun 29 May Rebels v Force AAMI Park, Melbourne 16:05

BYES: Reds, Sharks

ROUND 15

Date Teams Venue Kickoff time (AEST)
Fri 1 Jul Chiefs v Crusaders TBC 17:35
Fri 1 Jul Brumbies v Reds GIO Stadium, Canberra 19:40
Sat 2 Jul Sunwolves v Waratahs Prince Chichibu Memorial Stadium, Tokyo 15:15
Sat 2 Jul Hurricanes v Blues TBC 17:35
Sat 2 Jul Rebels v Stormers AAMI Park, Melbourne 19:40
Sat 2 Jul Cheetahs v Force Free State Stadium, Bloemfontein 23:00
Sat 2 Jul Kings v Highlanders Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, Port Elizabeth 1:05
Sat 2 Jul Lions v Sharks Emirates Airlines Park, Johannesburg 3:10
Sat 2 Jul Jaguares v Bulls TBC  

ROUND 16

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Date Teams Venue Kickoff time (AEST)
Fri 8 Jul Blues v Brumbies Eden Park, Auckland 17:35
Fri 8 Jul Reds v Chiefs Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane 19:40
Fri 8 Jul Lions v Kings Emirates Airlines Park, Johannesburg 3:00
Sat 9 Jul Crusaders v Rebels AMI Stadium, Christchurch 17:35
Sat 9 Jul Waratahs v Hurricanes Allianz Stadium, Sydney 19:40
Sat 9 Jul Force v Stormers nib Stadium, Perth 21:45
Sat 9 Jul Bulls v Sunwolves Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria 1:05
Sat 9 Jul Sharks v Cheetahs Growthpoint KINGS PARK, Durban 3:10
Sat 9 Jul Jaguares v Highlanders TBC  

ROUND 17

Date Teams Venue Kickoff time (AEST)
Fri 15 Jul Blues v Waratahs Eden Park, Auckland 17:35
Fri 15 Jul Reds v Rebels Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane 19:40
Fri 15 Jul Sharks v Sunwolves Growthpoint KINGS PARK, Durban 3:00
Sat 16 Jul Crusaders v Hurricanes AMI Stadium, Christchurch 15:15
Sat 16 Jul Highlanders v Chiefs TBC 17:35
Sat 16 Jul Brumbies v Force GIO Stadium, Canberra 19:40
Sat 16 Jul Stormers v Kings DHL Newlands, Cape Town 1:05
Sat 16 Jul Cheetahs v Bulls Free State Stadium, Bloemfontein 3:10
Sat 16 Jul Jaguares v Lions TBC  

Finals: Week 1

Date Teams Venue Kickoff time (AEST)
Fri 22 Jul      
Fri 22 Jul      
Sat 23 Jul      
Sat 23 Jul      

Finals: Week 2

Date Teams Venue Kickoff time (AEST)
Fri 29 Jul      
Sat 30 Jul      

Super Rugby Final

Date Teams Venue Kickoff time (AEST)
Sat 6 Aug      

As at 28 September – Subject to change

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