Rugby Australia and New Zealand Rugby have announced the match draw for the 2022 Super Rugby Pacific tournament.
A fresh looking Super Rugby introduces fan-friendly initiatives and a simplified finals system so what are the five main things we learnt from the draw?
Anticipation has started to build for the inaugural Super Rugby Pacific after the draw was confirmed for the 2022 season.
Rugby Australia and New Zealand Rugby have formed a new partnership to deliver Super Rugby Pacific from 2022.
The Hurricanes earned a record 43-14 victory over the Reds in their Trans-Tasman Super Rugby clash in Wellington on Friday.
The Brumbies claimed their first win against a New Zealand side in Super Rugby Trans-Tasman with a nailbiting 12-10 victory over the Hurricanes at GIO Stadium on Saturday.
The Hurricanes romped to a record 43-6 win over the Western Force in their Super Rugby Trans-Tasman clash on Friday.
The Hurricanes recovered from a slow start to put five tries past the Rebels and secure a bonus-point 35-13 victory in Wellington.
Tries rained down at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Friday as the Hurricanes thumped the Waratahs 64-48 in a Super Rugby Trans-Tasman encounter.
The Hurricanes wrapped up their Super Rugby Aotearoa campaign on a high note with a 41-22 victory over the Highlanders at the Sky Stadium.
Damian McKenzie kicked the Chiefs into the Super Rugby Aotearoa final with a thrilling victory over the Hurricanes on Friday.
Rugby Australia and New Zealand Rugby have confirmed the final schedule for the inaugural Super Rugby Trans-Tasman that kicks off on 14 May.
In a major step for Pacific Island rugby, Moana Pasifika and the Fijian Drua have been granted conditional licences to join a planned new competition next year.
The Crusaders claimed a dramatic 30-27 Super Rugby Aotearoa victory over the Hurricanes on Sunday as David Havili slotted a dropkick in golden point extra time.
After two straight defeats, the Blues returned to winning ways in Super Rugby Aotearoa with a hard-fought 27-17 victory over the Hurricanes in Auckland.
Jordie Barrett scored all the Hurricanes points as they dominated the Highlanders in their Super Rugby Aotearoa clash on Friday, winning 30-19.
The Chiefs secured their first-ever victory in Super Rugby Aotearoa in remarkable fashion by coming from 19 points down at half-time to beat the Hurricanes 35-29.
The Crusaders earned their second Super Rugby Aotearoa win with a dominant 33-16 win over the Hurricanes in Christchurch on Sunday.
NZ Rugby has announced the Crusaders Sky Super Rugby Aotearoa Round 2 match against the Hurricanes will be delayed by one day in a bid to allow fans to attend the match.
The Blues saved their best for last as they kicked off their Super Rugby Aotearoa campaign with a bonus-point 31-16 victory over the Hurricanes in Wellington.