The Hurricanes staved off a gutsy fightback from the Bulls to claim a 35-28 victory in Saturday’s quarter-final in Wellington.
Last weekend, the Bulls claimed an impressive win over the Lions to finish as the highest-placed South African side in the pool stages. Unfortunately, a trip to Wellington – that was also blighted
The Hurricanes have won three of their last four Super Rugby matches against the Bulls (L1), three of the four matches in that span have been decided by five points or fewer.
The Bulls come into this match on the back of a three-game undefeated run (W1, D2),
After 18 Rounds and 120 matches of the regular season the quarter-finalists for the 2019 Super Rugby tournament have been confirmed by SANZAAR in accordance with the tournament rules.
After a very competitive season the configuration of the quarter-finals was only determined after the very last match of the season when
The Lions failed to progress to the quarter-finals after succumbing to a 48-27 defeat by the playoffs-bound Bulls at Loftus on Saturday.
The result confirms the 2019 quarter-final lineup. The Crusaders will host the Highlanders, the Jaguares welcome the Chiefs, and the Bulls will travel to the Hurricanes with the Sharks
The Play - Off Picture
Three of the last five Super Rugby games between the Bulls and Lions have been won by the away side on the day, with the Lions picking up four wins in that span.
The Bulls are just the third side in Super Rugby
BULLS STRIKE LATE TO SNATCH HIGHLANDERS DRAW IN DUNEDIN
The Highlanders and Bulls had to settle for a 24-24 draw in their Super Rugby encounter at the Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin on Friday.
The match was played at a fast pace throughout, with the Highlanders outscoring their opponents by four tries
The Highlanders have won eight of their nine home matches against the Bulls in Super Rugby history (L1), including the last three matches in succession.
The Highlanders have won their last three Super Rugby games on the bounce against the Bulls despite leading at half-time only once in
BULLS BATTLE TO DRAW AGAINST BLUES
A spirited Blues outfit nearly pulled off a win at the death but would have to settle for a 22-all draw against the Bulls in Friday's Super Rugby clash.
Both sides scored three tries apiece with Ofa Tuungafasi, Scott Scrafton and Akira Ioane crossing the whitewash
The Blues have won four of their last six Super Rugby games against the Bulls (L2), the two losses sandwiched in between back-to-back victories.
The Blues have won 11 of their 12 home games against the Bulls in Super Rugby history (L1), over half of those wins (7)
The Brumbies have won five of their last six Super Rugby matches against the Bulls (L1), including the last three matches in succession.
The Brumbies have won nine of their 10 Super Rugby matches against the Bulls at home (L1), their only defeat coming in the Bulls’ title-winning