Chiefs play-maker Damien Mckenzie leads the 2018 Super Rugby Team of the Year.
The Crusaders secured their ninth Super Rugby title following a dominant 37-18 triumph over the Lions at a sold out AMI Stadium in Christchurch.
For the first time in Super Rugby history, the same two teams will face off in back-to-back Finals with the Crusaders and Lions once more doing battle for the trophy.
The fly-halves, Mo'unga and Jantjies, the quarter-backs of rugby, will go head-to-head in the Final in a bid to get their team across the line.
SANZAAR has announced the match official appointments for the Super Rugby Final which is merit-based and has included input from the team head coaches.
Kwagga Smith and Malcolm Marx scored two tries apiece as the Lions reached the Super Rugby final following a 44-26 triumph over the Waratahs in Johannesburg.
Defending champions the Crusaders progressed to the Super Rugby final as they beat an out-of-sorts Hurricanes side 30-12 in Christchurch.
Super Rugby has been blessed with some scintillating try-scoring talent over the years, but the 2018 campaign has uncovered two of the best - and they’re on the cusp of something great.
We are down to four teams and it’s time to look at the trends of just what the semi-final stage might have in store for those clubs.
SANZAAR has announced the referee appointments for the Semi-Finals of Super Rugby.
The Super Rugby Team of the Week has players from six of the eight teams while Waratah fly-half Bernard Foley is Player of the Week.
The Lions will play in the Super Rugby semi-finals for the third successive year after defeating the Jaguares 40-23 in Johannesburg.
The Waratahs claimed a dramatic 30-23 come-from-behind victory over the Highlanders in a thrilling Super Rugby quarter-final at Allianz Stadium in Sydney.
The Crusaders saw off the Sharks 40-10 with a clinical performance in Christchurch on Saturday to set up a semi-final meeting with the Hurricanes.
The Hurricanes progressed to the Super Rugby semi-finals with a hard-fought 32-31 victory over the Chiefs at Westpac Stadium in Wellington.
With the regular season coming to a close the pressure really cranks up a notch as the top teams of 2018 begin to dream of lifting the Super Rugby trophy.
The past four weeks of international and domestic rugby have highlighted some challenges within the match officiating processes in the game of rugby, in particular the events over the past two weeks of super rugby.
SANZAAR has announced the referee appointments for the quarter-finals of Super Rugby.
The Super Rugby Team of the Week has players from nine of the 14 teams while Crusaders' wing George Bridge is Player of the Week.
The Sharks progressed to the Super Rugby play-offs at the expense of the Rebels as they saw off the Jaguares 20-10 at Kings Park on Saturday.