It's Ireland versus South Africa in URC semifinals
SPOTLIGHT: Two Irish teams and two South African teams will go head-to-head in the semifinals of the inaugural United Rugby Championship.
The Bulls, Leinster, Stormers and Ulster will all compete in the first-ever semifinals of the newly established Trans-hemisphere competition.
After winning their home fixture in the quarterfinals, Leinster earned home advantage against the Bulls and will host the game at the RDS Arena in Dublin on Friday, June 10 – with kick-off at 19.35 (20.35 SA time).
The second game of the semifinals will take place on Saturday, June 11 in Cape Town – where Ulster will travel to face the Stormers. Kick-off is set for 15.00 (14.00 UK & Ireland time).
Rankings from the league table will determine which team will host the first-ever URC Final on Saturday, June 18 (Kick-off 18.30 UK & Ireland time, 19.30 SA time).
The rankings are:
1 Leinster (67 points)
2 Stormers (61)
3 Ulster (59)
4 Bulls (58)