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2012 Super Finals matches confirmed

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By SANZAR Media Unit

FxPro Super Rugby played out the regular season with Round 18, and with all matches now completed, SANZAR can confirm the following.
The South African Conference winning Stormers will finish top-of-the-table, and will host the lowest placed winner from the Super Rugby Qualifier (Week One), while the New Zealand Conference winning Chiefs will host the highest placed winner from the other Super Rugby Qualifier (as below).
The Reds claimed the Australian Conference in the last round thanks to a bonus point victory over the Waratahs, and Suncorp Stadium will host the Sharks.
The Crusaders win over the Force ensured they finished as the fourth placed overall team, and highest placed wildcard winner, thus ensuring home rights at AMI Stadium against the Bulls.

2012 Super Rugby Finals Series

Saturday 21 July, 2012
Crusaders versus Bulls
AMI Stadium, Christchurch, New Zealand
Kick off (1935 local, 1935 NZT, 1735 NSW/ACT, 0935 SAT, 0735 GMT)
Saturday 21 July, 2012
Reds versus Sharks
Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane, Australia
Kick off (1940 local, 2140 NZT, 1940 NSW/ACT, 1140 SAT, 0940 GMT)

Stormers to host lowest ranked winner
DHL Newlands, Cape Town, South Africa
Chiefs to host highest ranked winner
Waikato Stadium, Hamilton, New Zealand

** PLEASE NOTE that Dates, Times and Visting Teams for the semi-finals are TBA


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