It’s crunch time in Super Rugby Pacific this weekend as the race to the playoffs hits the penultimate round.

The action kicks off on Friday night when Aaron Smith plays his final game for the Highlanders in Dunedin against the Reds. Straight after, the Melbourne Rebels are in a do-or-die clash against the Western Force at AAMI Park.

It gets even bigger on Saturday with four massive matches including blockbuster tussles between the Blues and Hurricanes in Auckland and the ACT Brumbies and Chiefs in Canberra.

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