Super Rugby Aotearoa Hub: Everything you need to know for round nine

Super Rugby - Aotearoa
by RUGBY.com.au staff

It is the penultimate round of Super Rugby Aotearoa this weekend.

The Chiefs have their last chance to get a win in the competition when they travel to Wellington to take on the Hurricanes on Saturday.

On Sunday it's the Crusaders and Highlanders doing battle in Christchurch.

Schedule

Saturday August 8

5:05pm - Hurricanes vs Chifs, Sky Sports Stadium, Wellington, LIVE on Foxtel, Foxtel Now and Kayo Sports. Buy a Kayo subscription here.

Sunday August 2

1:35pm - Crusaders vs Highlanders, Orangetheory Stadium, Christchurch, LIVE on Foxtel, Foxtel Now and Kayo Sports. Buy a Kayo subscription here.

HURRICANES vs CHIEFS

TEAMS

Hurricanes to face Chiefs

Ben May, Dane Coles [cc], Tyrel Lomax, James Blackwell, Scott Scrafton, Reed Prinsep, Du’Plessis Kirifi, Ardie Savea, TJ Perenara [cc], Jackson Garden-Bachop, Wes Goosen, Vince Aso, Peter Umaga-Jensen, Kobus Van Wyk, Jordie Barrett. Reserves: Asafo Aumua, Tevita Mafileo, Pouri Rakete-Stones, Kane Le’aupepe, Devan Flanders, Jamie Booth, Billy Proctor, Jonah Lowe

Chiefs to face Hurricanes

Ollie Norris, Samisoni Taukei’aho, Nepo Laulala, Naitoa Ah Kuoi, Mitchell Brown, Luke Jacobson, Sam Cane©, Pita Gus Sowakula, Brad Weber, Kaleb Trask, Sean Wainui, Alex Nankivell, Anton Lienert-Brown, Shaun Stevenson, Damian McKenzie. Reserves: Bradley Slater, Robb Cobb, Angus Ta’avao, Tupou Vaa’I, Mitchell Karpik, Lisati Milo-Harris, Quinn Tupaea, Kini Naholo**

 

REFEREES

Referee: James Doleman

Assistant 1: Ben O'Keeffe

Assistant 2: Brendon Pickerill

TMO: Mike Fraser

ODDS

Supplied by Bet365

Hurricanes - $1.50

Chiefs - $2.60

HIGHLANDERS vs BLUES

TEAMS

Crusaders to face Highlanders

TBC

Highlanders to face Crusaders

TBC

REFEREES 

Referee: Paul Williams

Assistant 1: Mike Fraser

Assistant 2: Brendon Pickerill

TMO: Ben O'Keeffe

ODDS

Supplied by Bet365

Crusaders- $1.12

Highlanders - $6.25