Hurricanes are 2nd in the New Zealand Conference
Hurricanes are 4th overall
New Zealand Conference
South African Conference
Win = 4 points
Draw = 2 Points
Loss = 1 point for loss within 7 points or less of the winning team
Loss = 0 points for loss of more than 7 points
Bonus Point = 1 point for scoring three more tries than the opponent
The three Conference leaders occupy positions 1 to 3. The fourth position is the top wildcard (next best) team. Positions 5 to 8 are occupied by the wildcard teams in order of their ranking based on points earned through the season.
Team 1 v Team 8
Team 2 v Team 7
Team 3 v Team 6
Team 4 v Team 5
The semi-final host teams will be the highest ranked winners from the respective quarter-finals.
Semi-Final 1: Winner QF 1 v Winner QF 4
Semi-Final 2: Winner QF 2 v Winner QF 3
The highest ranked semi-final winner will host the final and will play the other semi-final winner.
semi-final host teams will be the highest ranked winners from the respective quarter-finals.
Grand Final : Winner SF1 v Winner SF2