Super Rugby AU 2021 schedule revealed
IN THE SPOTLIGHT: The 2021 Super Rugby AU season draw has been confirmed with 22 games over 12 action-packed weekends.
The tournament kicks off on February 19 and concluding with the Final on May 8.
The Final will be hosted by the team that finishes top of the ladder after the 10-round regular season, and they will play the winner of a two-versus-three semi-final in the decider.
The season will start with a bang on Friday, February 19 with a huge doubleheader starting with a clash between two old foes, as the Queensland Reds host the NSW Waratahs at Brisbane’s Suncorp Stadium.
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Then, later, attention will shift to Australia’s west coast as the Western Force host the 2020 Super Rugby champions, the Brumbies.
Rugby Australia interim Chief Executive, Rob Clarke said: “ Our players are raring to go and are really keen to put on a show for fans, with Super Rugby AU to light up living rooms right around the country.
“Super Rugby AU was terrific in 2020 and will get better next year as this next crop of Australian Rugby stars continue to develop, and they are complimented by some genuinely talented international players who have since arrived on our shores.
“The 2021 season promises to be a great one for Australians fans” Clarke said.
Fixtures for the 2021 Super Rugby AU
*All kick-off times to be confirmed