Due to the ongoing effect of the pandemic on international travel the 2022 Super Rugby Pacific match schedule has been reformatted.
The 12 teams have revealed their squads for the inaugural season, headlined by new and exciting Fijian Drua and Moana Pasifika squads.
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 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.
A clinical Chiefs outfit defeated the Melbourne Rebels 36-26 in the final Super Rugby Trans-Tasman match on Sunday.
Round 4 match between Chiefs and Melbourne Rebels moved to Sunday 6 June in Sydney.
The Highlanders capped off the weekend of Super Rugby Trans-Tasman fixtures with a comfortable 42-27 win over the Melbourne Rebels on Sunday.
The Hurricanes recovered from a slow start to put five tries past the Rebels and secure a bonus-point 35-13 victory in Wellington.
The Blues produced a rugby masterclass at AAMI Park on Saturday as they ran in six tries to hammer the Rebels 50-3.
The Rebels saw two red cards but still managed to finish the season on a high as they hung on for a 36-25 victory over the Waratahs in Sydney.
Rugby Australia and New Zealand Rugby have confirmed the final schedule for the inaugural Super Rugby Trans-Tasman that kicks off on 14 May.
The Brumbies fought hard to defeat the Rebels 26-20 in their Super Rugby AU clash at AAMI Park in Melbourne on Sunday.
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 Western Force secured an unlikely 16-15 victory over the Rebels at AAMI Park on Saturday, as the Rebels were made to pay the ultimate price for their lack of killer instinct.
The Queensland Reds made it six wins from six in this season's Super Rugby AU competition with a comprehensive 44-19 victory over the Rebels in Melbourne on Saturday.
The Rebels totally outclassed a below-par Waratahs outfit 33-14 in Friday's Super Rugby AU clash in Melbourne.
Round 5 of Super Rugby AU sees a traditional powerhouse fighting for their future, two clubs on the rise and a new title favourite back at home.