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Super Rugby AU and Super Rugby Aotearoa ladder 2020

The Brumbies celebrated a thrilling win over the Reds in Canberra. (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

These are the full Super Rugby ladders for both Super Rugby AU and Super Rugby Aotearoa in 2020, following the cancellation of the Super Rugby season proper.

Super Rugby AU ladder

Pos. Club P W D L F/A BP Points
1st Brumbies 8 6 0 2 +42 4 28
2nd Reds 8 5 1 2 +65 3 25
3rd Rebels 8 4 1 3 +16 1 19
4th Waratahs 8 4 0 4 +15 3 19
5th Force 8 0 0 8 -138 3 3

In Super Rugby AU, the top three teams qualified for the finals. The first-place team went directly to the grand final, with second playing third for the opportunity to face them. In 2020, the Reds defeated the Rebels to reach the decider, where the Brumbies triumphed to claim the title.

Super Rugby Aotearoa ladder

Pos. Club P W D L F/A BP Points
1st Crusaders 7 6 0 1 +71 4 30
2nd Blues 7 5 0 2 +27 2 24
3rd Hurricanes 8 5 0 3 -11 1 21
4th Highlanders 8 3 0 5 -30 2 14
5th Chiefs 8 0 0 8 -57 5 5

Super Rugby Aotearoa has no finals system. The team that finishes first at the end of the home-and-away season is crowned champions. This year, it was the Crusaders.

Super Rugby 2020 overall ladder

This was the ladder for the Super Rugby season before it was cancelled.

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Pos. Club P W D L F/A BP Points
1st Sharks 7 6 0 1 +60 0 24
2nd Brumbies 6 5 0 1 +93 3 23
3rd Crusaders 6 5 0 1 +84 3 23
4th Blues 7 5 0 2 +58 2 22
5th Chiefs 6 4 0 2 +66 3 19
6th Hurricanes 6 4 0 2 +33 1 17
7th Stormers 6 4 0 2 +24 1 17
8th Jaguares 7 3 1 3 +34 3 17
9th Rebels 6 3 0 3 +6 1 13
10th Reds 7 2 0 5 +43 5 13
11th Highlanders 6 1 1 4 -72 1 7
12th Bulls 6 1 0 5 -37 2 6
13th Lions 6 1 0 5 -91 1 5
14th Waratahs 6 1 0 5 -110 1 5
15th Sunwolves 6 1 0 5 -191 0 4

Super Rugby table explained

Eight teams qualify for the Super Rugby finals. The team that finishes the top of each conference will immediately make it into the finals, with the other five positions awarded to the five next best teams, regardless of division.

For finals seeding, the three division winners are regarded as finishing first, second and third – regardless of whether any of the non-division winners actually exceeded their points total.

Teams receive four points for a victory, two points for a draw and no points for a loss. Bonus points are awarded to a team that scores three or more tries than their opponent, or to a team that loses by seven points or fewer.

Unlike rugby league, teams are not awarded any points for a bye.

If teams finish on the same number of points, the team with the most wins, followed by better for and against (total points scored minus total points against) will take the higher position on the ladder.

Tie-breaking Rules
In the event of two or more teams being equal on competition points for any position on either the Conference or Super Rugby Standings tables, either during or at the end of the season, such position will be decided upon using the following steps until the tie is broken:
(a) Most wins from all matches;
(b) Highest aggregate points difference from all matches;
(c) Most tries from all matches;
(d) Highest aggregate difference of total tries for versus tries scored against from all matches;
(e) Coin toss.

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