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Super Rugby Ladder

Super Rugby Ladder

The Super Rugby standings is derived from the three geographic Super Rugby Conferences. In alphabetical order the Australian Super Rugby Conference, the New Zealand Super Rugby Conference and the South African Super Rugby Conference. 

The leaders of these three geographic conferences occupy the top three places on the top of the overall Super Rugby ladder.

The fourth placed team is the next best team and is the highest ranked wild card team. Positions five to eight earn are the next best wild card teams based on points.

Please note that a bonus point is awarded to a team for scoring three tries more than the opponent. The four try bonus point rule has fallen away and no longer applies.

In addition points differential is secondary to Number of Wins.

Australian Super Rugby ladder

#Teams PWLDPFPAPDBP TBP -7BPTtl
Waratahs30304799-520000
Reds30307197-260222
Rebels31207785-80004
Sunwolves21105370-170004
Brumbies32108873150119

New Zealand Super Rugby ladder

#Teams PWLDPFPAPDBP TBP -7BPTtl
Hurricanes32106472-80008
Highlanders21104364-210004
Crusaders32108358251019
Chiefs3300105614418113
Blues31206974-51015

South African Super Rugby ladder

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Overall Super Rugby ladder

 

Team Pos.PWLDPFPAPDBP TBP -7BPTtl
Blues931206974-51015
Brumbies332108873150119
Bulls1420201523-80000
Chiefs13300105614410113
Crusaders532108358251019
Highlanders1221104364-210004
Hurricanes732106450-80008
Jaguares43210104614311210
Rebels1031207785-80004
Reds1330307197-260222
Sharks632108773140008
Stormers2330073304301113
Sunwolves1121105370-170004
Waratahs1530304799-520000
Lions831206591-260115

Tip : The Super Rugby ladder is interactive. For example clicking on “Ttl” will re-arrange the order of the teams on points alone and without conference rules.

AC1 – Australian Conference Leader,
NZ C1 – New Zealand Conference Leader
SA1 –  South African Conference Leader
WC – Wild Card

Points are awarded as follows.

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 Four Conference leaders occupy positions 1 to 3. The fourth position is the top Wild card (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. 

The play offs

Quarter-finals

Team 1 v Team 8
Team 2 v Team 7
Team 3 v Team 6
Team 4 v Team 5

Semi-finals

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 Grand Final

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