‘Super Round’ fixtures ditched from Trans-Tasman tournament

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New Zealand Rugby and Rugby Australia have confirmed the ultimate schedule for the upcoming Trans-Tasman competitors with the proposed ‘Tremendous Spherical’ of fixtures formally scrapped.

The finalisation of the Tremendous Rugby trans-Tasman draw consists of extra dwelling matches for the Blues, Hurricanes and Highlanders, whereas the Crusaders and Chiefs should journey to Wollongong and Townsville respectively.

The matches introduced on Friday are for spherical three of the competitors and change the proposed Tremendous Spherical which might have seen a full spherical of matches performed at a single venue.

The spherical will kick off at McLean Park in Napier the place the Hurricanes will host the Western Pressure on 28 Could.

A blockbuster Saturday will see the Crusaders head to Wollongong to play the Waratahs, the Blues host the Brumbies at Eden Park, then the Chiefs play the Reds within the inaugural Tremendous Rugby match at Queensland Nation Financial institution Stadium in Townsville.

The Highlanders and Melbourne Rebels will end the spherical with a Sunday afternoon kick-off on 30 Could at a venue nonetheless to be finalised inside the Highlanders area.

The rest of the Trans-Tasman schedule stays unchanged from that introduced final December with the event nonetheless scheduled to start out on 14 Could.

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