After 17 Rounds and 135 matches the quarter-finalists for the 2017 Super Rugby tournament have been confirmed by SANZAAR.
Following the Crusaders 22-31 loss to the Hurricanes, the Lions 27-10 win over the Sharks away in Durban saw them finish as the top ranked team.
The Crusaders' 14-match winning streak came to an end in Wellington and they ended up as the second ranked side entering the quarter-finals.
The Conference winners and their rankings are: Lions , Crusaders , Stormers , Brumbies 
The four wild card teams (best runner up from South Africa Conferences 1 & 2, and three next best teams from the Australian & New Zealand Conferences) and their rankings are: Hurricanes , Chiefs , Highlanders , Sharks 
2017 Super Rugby Quarter-final Draw
QF1: Lions  versus Sharks 
QF2: Crusaders  versus Highlanders 
QF3: Stormers  versus Chiefs 
QF4: Brumbies  versus Hurricanes 
Quarter-final Match Schedule (all times local)
Fri July 21: Brumbies v Hurricanes, Canberra @ 19:35
Sat July 22: Crusaders v Highlanders, Christchurch @ 19:35
Sat July 22: Lions v Sharks, Johannesburg @ 14:30
Sat July 22: Stormers v Chiefs, Cape Town @ 17:00
Pre-determined draw as follows (highest ranked team to host):
SF1: Winner QF1 v Winner QF4
SF2: Winner QF2 v Winner QF3
(highest ranked team to host):
Final: Winner SF1 v Winner SF 2