The Blues narrowly came out on top over the Highlanders as they edged a hugely physical battle 23-15 to clinch the Super Rugby Trans-Tasman crown in front of a crowd of 36 000 at Eden Park.
SANZAR has confirmed that the Super Rugby Trans Tasman Final will be played on Saturday 19 June at Eden Park in Auckland.
Sean Wainui scored a record five tries as the Chiefs signed off their Super Rugby Trans-Tasman campaign with a convincing 40-7 victory over the Waratahs at the Brookvale Oval in Sydney.
The Blues held off a late fightback from the Western Force at Eden Park to clinch a 31-21 victory and book their place in the Super Rugby Trans-Tasman final.
The Crusaders secured a big 52-26 victory over the Rebels in Melbourne on Saturday - but it still might not be enough to secure a place in the Super Rugby Trans-Tasman final.
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