The Super Rugby finals is an expanded format which will feature six teams rather than preivous four team format used in Super 14.
The six teams will be made up of the Conference winners and the three next teams (Wildcard Teams) with the highest total number of points.
Each Conference will have one winner and therefore Australia, South Africa and New Zealand will each be guaranteed to have one team participating in the finals.
Determining Winners of Playoff Matches - if the teams are tied at fulltime in any Playoff Match then the following will apply until a winner is found:
Extra Time - the procedure will be:
Sudden Death – if the match is still drawn at the end of extra time, the procedure will be: